Cardiovascular is the circulatory system comprising the heart and blood vessels which carries nutrients and oxygen to the tissues of the body and removes carbon dioxide and other wastes from them.
Cardiovascular diseases affect the heart and blood vessels and include arteriosclerosis, coronary artery disease, heart valve disease, arrhythmia, heart failure, hypertension, orthostatic hypotension, shock, endocarditis, diseases of the aorta and its branches, disorders of the peripheral vascular system, and congenital heart disease.
Cardiovascular disease is not one condition. Rather, it is a name used to describe conditions and diseases that affect the heart ("cardio") and blood vessels ("vascular") throughout the body. There are more than 60 types of cardiovascular disease, ranging from the common (coronary heart disease) to the not-so-common (tetralogy of Fallot). Some cardiovascular problems, conditions are present at birth, while others develop over many years. When talking about cardiovascular disease symptoms, it is not possible to provide a list, because each condition can have so many different symptoms.
That being said, while cardiovascular disease risk can occur anywhere in the body, it does tend to occur more frequently in the:
Drugs associated with Cardiovascular treatment: