Heart disease encompasses a wide range of conditions that involve the heart, its vessels, valves, or internal electric pathways responsible for muscular contraction.
In this section, learn more about common heart diseases in Singapore as well as the the lesser known ones.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world's leading cause of death with 17.9 million lives claimed each year. In Singapore, 19 people die from CVD every day*. Here are some of the common conditions.
While some people experience CVD due to various lifestyle factors, there are others who were born with heart defects and other heart diseases. Here are some of the lesser known conditions.
*Source: Report on Registration of Births and Deaths 2020 by the Registry of Births and Deaths
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