Heart Disease

What is Heart Disease?

Heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, can refer to several conditions that affect the heart. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of all Americans are at risk for heart disease. 

Each type of heart disease has its own set of symptoms and treatment options. Women may experience heart disease conditions very differently than men. However, for both men and women, some of the most common types of heart disease or conditions include:

At Banner Health, our goal is to make your heart health journey as smooth as possible. Whether you have questions about general causes or risk factors, are looking for treatment options or prevention tips, or are concerned about symptoms you may be experiencing, we’re here to help.