What Is Cardiovascular Disease? Its Actually Dozens of Disorders

Cardiovascular disease covers circulation problems that can affect you from head to toe. Learn the common prevention strategies they all share.

You may hear the term cardiovascular disease used interchangeably with heart disease or any of several other terms to describe problems with your heart or blood vessels. But what is cardiovascular disease (CVD) exactly, and why does it seem to be applied so broadly to conditions related to circulation?
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