What are some examples of cardiac diseases or conditions?
Coronary Heart Disease.
This is a dangerous condition as it can lead to a heart attack and as a result, death.
People who consume a lot of cholesterol-rich food usually get this disease. The cholesterol forms thick layers around the inner side of the blood vessel. This means smaller lumen and so at a certain period of time, only a little amount of blood can flow. Hence, to reach the necessary amount of blood, the heart have to pump much faster. During vigorous activities, the lumen of the vessel can be completely blocked and so result in a heart attack.