Failure to care for your heart runs the risk of developing heart disease or cardiovascular disease (CVD). This refers to a medical condition that affects the heart and the blood vessels and the entire circulatory system.

Different types of heart diseases show varying symptoms and affect a specific part of the cardiovascular system. This also means that treatment will vary based on the kind of heart disease one is diagnosed with. Some conditions can be managed with lifestyle changes and medicine, while others will have to require surgery.

Check out the following infographic, courtesy of For Your SweetHeart, to determine the various types of heart disease alongside their causes, symptoms, and treatment options.

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Guide to Heart Disease: Types, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

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