Cardiovascular disease is usually called as heart disease. Vimhans PrimaMed Institute of Non Invasive & Invasive Cardiology is regarded as one of the finest centres in the world, performing a number of treatments and procedures in cardiology. We have been providing treatment for the conditions like congenital disease, heart defects, pulmonary heart failure, and coronary heart diseases. Our team of world class cardiologists includes surgeons trained from the top institutions in India and abroad. They are wholeheartedly dedicated to the prevention and care of cardiac disease.

Causes

The causes of cardiovascular diseases vary by type of heart disease. For instance, causes of heart arrhythmia or abnormal heart rhythms may include congenital heart defects, high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking and drug abuse etc. Causes of heart infection include bacteria, parasites and viruses. The causes for diseases of your heart valves involve rheumatic fever, infections and connective tissue disorder.

Symptoms

More alike causes, symptoms of heart diseases depend on the type of disease you have. Symptoms of heart disease in your blood vessels include:

Shortness of breath
Chest pain
Pain, weakness, numbness or coldness in your legs or arms

Symptoms of heart disease caused by abnormal heartbeats

Fluttering in your chest
Slow heartbeat
Dizziness
Fainting or near fainting
Chest pain

Racing heartbeat

Shortness of breath
Lightheadedness

Symptoms of heart disease caused by heart defects

Pale gray of blue skin
Swelling in the abdomen, legs or areas around the eyes

Symptoms of heart diseases caused by weak heart muscle

Swelling of the legs, ankles and feet
Fatigue
Breathlessness with exertion or at rest
Dizziness, fainting and lightheadedness and fainting
Irregular heartbeats that feel pounding, fluttering or rapid

Symptoms of heart disease caused by heart infections

Fever
Weakness or fatigue
Shortness of breath
Changes in your heart rhythm
Dry or persistent cough
Skin rashes or unusual spots
Swelling in your legs or abdomen

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