Heart valve diseases
When people talk about heart valve diseases, they usually mean conditions caused by damage to heart valves over time. These tend to occur in older ag...
The heart is among the first organs to go to work in life and when it stops beating this usually marks the end of life. In a lifetime, the heart beats countless times and pumps millions of liters of blood through the blood vessels. This circulatory system works relentlessly – and needs surprisingly little to be kept healthy.