Medical term for chest pain due to coronary heart disease. Heart muscle doesn't get as much blood.
angina pectoris
A disease of arteries characterized by deposition of plaque/fatty materials on inner walls.
Atherosclerosis
Blood poisoning. Occurs when a bacterial infection else where gets into the blood stream.
septicaemia
Clotting of blood in a part of the circulatory system.
thrombosis
A sudden neurological impairment. Occurs when blood gets blocked or limited to the brain.
stroke
Caused by inflammation and by group A streptococcus.
rheumatic fever
Disease where bone marrow produces increased numbers of leukocytes.
leukemia
A herediatary genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to control blood clotting.
haemophilia
A sudden or fatal occurence when one or more of your coronary arteries get blocked.
heart attack
Enlarge twisted veins due to valves not functioning properly.
Varicose veins
Hardening and thickening of the artery wall due to build up plaque.
arteriosclerosis
An enlargement of an artery caused by the weak artery wall.
aneurysm
Abnormally high blood pressure.
hypertension