Did you know Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. The term “heart disease” refers to several types of heart conditions. In the United States, the most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease (CAD), which can lead to heart attack. There are 7 types of heart diseases which are Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Heart Arrhythmias. Heart Failure. Heart Valve Disease. Pericardial Disease. Cardiomyopathy (Heart Muscle Disease) Congenital Heart Disease. Out of all seven there are four most common heart diseases that affect humans. Coronary artery disease, arrhythmia, heart valve disease and heart failure. Men older than age 45 and women past menopause have the highest risk of a heart event. A family history of heart disease is a risk factor that you can't directly control but that you should be aware of. Here are some early signs of heart disease: Chest pain, chest tightness, chest pressure and chest discomfort (angina), Shortness of breath. Pain, numbness, weakness or coldness in your legs or arms if the blood vessels in those parts of your body are narrowed. Pain in the neck, jaw, throat, upper abdomen or back. Sadly there isn't a cure for heart disease but there are Some ways you can prevent heart disease which are by Eating healthy. Getting active. Staying at a healthy weight. Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke. Control your cholesterol and blood pressure. Drink alcohol only in moderation. Manage stress.