Heart disease describes several problems related to plaque buildup in the walls of the arteries, atherosclerosis, irregular heartbeat or heart valve problems. Types of heart disease include coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, enlarged heart, heart attack, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, congenital heart disease, heart muscle disease, pericarditis, pericardial effusion, Marfan syndrome and heart murmurs. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US.
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