Rheumatic Heart Failure

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• Heart failure-is the main focus of this project and is when the pumping action of the heart cannot supply enough blood to the rest of the body as a result of damaged cardiac tissue in the heart specifically.
• Rheumatic heart disease- is as a result of a bacterial infection as a child, resulting in pain in the chest and joints, also affecting heart valve functionality.
• Congenital heart disease- refers to a misshapen heart muscle as a result of a birth defect, changing the way in which the blood flows from the heart to and through the lungs and body
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