More people die from heart attack than this and AIDs.
cancer
Also known as heart disease.
coronary heart disease
Medical term for blood clots.
Thrombus
Blood clot in an artery.
arterialthrombosis
When a plaque made up of hard cholestrol and other cells build up on the walls of the Coronary arteries.
atherosclerosis
Measures and records the electrical activity of the heart.
electrocardiogram
Occurs when the blood flow to the heart is blocked long enough to damage or kill.
heart attack
Heart attack without symptoms.
silent heart attack
Irregular heartbeat
palpitations
Chest pain that occurs when the blood and oxygen can't keep up with the needs of the heart.
Angina
A blood condition where there isn't enough Hemoglobin.
Anemia
A procedure where they will insert a tube in your arm, leg or groin veins or arterys to allow blood to flow easily.
cardiaccatheterization
Heart valve that seperates the right atrium with the right ventricle.
Triscupid
Heart valve that seperates the left atrium and left ventricle.
Mitral
High blood pressure.
Hypertension
Number of heart chambers.
four
Specialist in cardiology
cardiologist
Damage to the brain because of lack of blood.
stroke
When two upper heart chambers quiver.
atrial fibrillation
Disease of the heart muscle.
cardiomypathy