If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with a heart
problem, you may be feeling worried, overwhelmed or
Sometimes, understanding your heart problem and knowing the
facts can help you come to terms with it and help you to feel less
There are many different heart conditions and
problems. Together, we call them heart disease.
They include angina, heart attack, heart
failure and abnormal heart
rhythms - as well as many other conditions including
congenital heart disease and inherited heart conditions.
Our scientists are fighting for every heartbeat
Your money helps us fund hundreds of top scientists all over the
UK, working on more than a thousand different research projects.
They're all fighting to help heart patients: finding new, better
treatments for people with heart disease, and developing new ways
to better prevent or diagnose it.