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Is there any relation between heart and bone diseases?

Genetic associations. To name some: there are lysosomal storage disease and hurler's syndrome which can affect both heart and bones. Patients with turner's syndrome are born with bone dysplasia and quite often cardiac defects. Tuberous sclerosis may affect heart and bones also. Read more...

What age is heart diseases more common? Thanks

Depends. It depends on your sex, but in general as we get older the incidence of heart disease goes up. While at age 50, men have more heart disease than women, but age 65 women have caught up to men and surpassed them in incidence of disease. Of course, comorbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, family history, and smoking contribute a great deal and cause, in those who have them, premature disease. Read more...

Which different types of heart diseases do they have?

Vague term. Heart dz can refer to cad, valve dz, muscular dz, etc. Some times its inherited and other times its aquired. They may have more than one of these at a time . Read more...

What would be the most common causes, symptoms, cures and effects of these heart diseases?

Heart disease. Is a nonspecific term that refers to conditions which impair the heart's ability to function. They include rhythm disturbances, structural disturbances, infectious disturbances, inflammatory disturbances, malignant processes, toxic processes and others.......We don't cure virtually anything, symptoms are many but chest pain and shortness of breath and weakness are fairly common. Read more...

I am wondering what heart diseases can you be born with?

Several. Congenital heart diseases are numerous. Among the more common congenital heart conditions include atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, patent foramen ovale, and bicuspid aortic valve. Others conditions may require surgery as an infant- some include tetralogy of fallot, pulmonic stenosis, or congenital transposition. There are others but there is a max response length. Read more...