There are many heart diseases, the most widespread being coronary heart disease. There are also several other types of heart condition:
- innate, congenital or genetic diseases such as heart deformities
- degenerative diseases often caused by old age
- random diseases.
The symptoms of heart conditions are also very diverse. You must pay attention to any pain that could signal a heart disease: chest pains (sharp pains, feeling of suffocation, crushing…), excess perspiration, headaches, nausea, dizziness, palpitations, stitches, abnormal shortness of breath, fainting, fatigue, severe weakness, sleeping problems, oedema…