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I was wondering what are some cardiovascular diseases (heart diseases) that affect children and adolescents?

Cardiovascular disea. The list is long. Let me know if you want to know about a specific disease. Read more...
Many. Congenital hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipidemias. Congenital cardiomyopathies , viral cardiomyopathy, and congenital cardiac anatomical defects to include, tetralogy, transposition, tricuspid atresia, hypoplastic heart syndromes, total anomalous pulmonary venous return, coarctation, interrupted arch, double output right and left ventricle, septal defects, coronary origin anomalies, marfan, ehrles danlos, .. Read more...

Please tell me what causes cardiovascular disease (heart disease)?

Multiple. Usually genetic, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, high cholesterol or lipids, diet and lack of exercise. Gradual deposition of fat in the arteries and slow formation of atheroma leads to narrowing and blockage. Read more...

Are cardiovascular disease and ischemic heart disease the same disease?

Close. The way i define it is that cardiovascular disease refers to the present of plaque (arterial disease) in the arteries of the heart. Ischemic heart disease means that the disease in the arteries has now decreased the blood flow to the heart and is affecting how it functions. Ischemic heart disease is a subset of cardiovascular disease. Read more...
In part. Ischemic heart disease fits under the broad umbrella of cardiovascular disease. Peripheral vascular disease, carotid disease, venous diseases all fit in the broad category. Read more...

Is cardiovascular disease the same as heart disease?

No. Cardiovascular disease is any disease of the heart or vessels. Heart disease refers to disease of the heart only. Read more...
Not entirely... Cardiovascular disease can involve any of the blood vessels sending blood to the body. One set of these vessels are the coronary arteries that supply the heart. Heart disease can also be caused by other problems not related to the coronary arteries. This includes valve problems. Read more...

Is it true that heart disease the same thing as cardiovascular disease?

Not exactly. Cardiovascular includes a lot including some heart disease. Cardiac is heart vascular can be arterial, venous and peripheral vessels. Heart includes coronaries, valves, electrical system. Read more...

Can you tell me is heart disease the same thing as cardiovascular disease?

Sometimes. The heart is an important part of the cardio (heart) vascular (blood vessel) system. There are some cardiovascular diseases, like diseases of the aorta or other peripheral arteries, that are not really heart disease. Read more...

How to know if cardiovascular disease and ischemic heart disease are the same thing?

Type. Ischemic heart disease is one type of cardiovascular disease. Cardiac dysfunction secondary to coronary occlusion and infarct or critical pre infarct coronary stenosis. Organic heart disease includes idiopathic cardiomyopathy, amyloid, viral dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to valvular dysfunction. Arteriosclerosis or cardiovascular disease affectsallarteries inthebody.Strokes/heartattack/peripherov. Read more...

How can cardiovascular disease and congestive heart failure be different?

CVD CHF. Cvd is a general term to describe a spectrum of condition when arteries cannot provide enough oxygen to tissue (brain, heart, kidney, liver, all your organs), this can make you prone to strokes, heart attack, leg amputation, kidney failure, emboli, blood clots, heart failure (heart's inability to pump blood efficiently to body, so you feel weak, tire, short of breath). Read more...