Postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS) is when the heart rate increases abnormally, occurring after sitting up or standing. Find out more here.
The foramen ovale is essential in the womb but normally closes after birth. A patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a flap that didn’t close. Find out more here.
The causes of high blood pressure are not always clear, but there are certain things that can increase your risk. Find out more here.
Heart arrhythmias occur when electrical impulses coordinating your heartbeats don’t work properly, causing your heart to either beat too fast, too slow or irregularly. Find out more here.
Heart failure means the heart is not able to pump blood around the body as it should. Find out more here.
Carotid Artery Stenosis is a narrowing of the carotid arteries usually as a result of a build-up of plaque within the arteries which can worsen over time. Find out more here.
An Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) is a hole in the wall that divides the upper chambers of the heart and is present from birth. Find out more here.
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a condition of the heart that causes an irregular and often an abnormally fast heart rate. Read more here.
Aortic stenosis is a condition of the heart where the aortic valve is narrower than it should be and as a result the valve moves less freely. Find out more here.
Angina is a form of chest pain caused by reduced blood flow going to the heart, and is a symptom of coronary artery disease. It is a relatively common condition, but it can still be hard to diagnose. Find out more here.