Heart disease can cause many conditions that affect the heart and its blood vessels, such as:
- Angina. Chest pain and discomfort.
- Arrhythmia: Problems with the speed and rhythm of the heart.
- Heart failure: Weakening of the heart muscle that can cause shortness of breath, extreme tiredness and swelling in the feet, ankles and legs.
- Heart attack: Damage to or death of the heart muscle. If you are experiencing symptoms of a heart attack, call 911 immediately.