Associated Conditions of Heart disease


About associated conditions: Associated conditions are those which appear statistically related, but do not have a clear cause or effect relationship. Whereas the complications are caused by Heart disease, and underlying causes may be causes of Heart disease, the following list shows associated conditions that simply appear with higher frequency in people who have Heart disease. In some cases, there may be overlap between this list and risk factors for Heart disease. People with Heart disease may be more likely to get a condition on the list of associated conditions, or the reverse may be true, or both. Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply coincidentally related to Heart disease is not always clear. For general information, see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.

Heart disease as a risk factor: Another type of associated condition is one for which Heart disease is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Heart disease is listed as a risk factor includes:

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