Circulatory system diseases

Lessons
Hypertension
Coronary artery disease
Stroke
Heart failure
Cardiac dysrhythmias and tachycardias
Acyanotic heart diseases
Cyanotic heart diseases
Vasculitis
Cardiomyopathy
Myocarditis and pericarditis
Aortic dissection and aneurysm
Heart valve diseases
Shock
About this unit
With the heart pumping 24/7, it’s crucial that things flow smoothly (pun intended!). Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. The underlying reasons for circulatory system problems vary from your genes to your lifestyle. To combat this growing problem in the world, we need a better understanding of these diseases.