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Long QT Syndrome

Long QT syndrome is a problem with the electrical system that controls your heartbeat. It can cause sudden, fast heart rhythms.

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Low Blood Pressure

Low blood pressure, or hypotension, occurs when blood flows through your blood vessels at lower-than-normal pressures.

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Lymphopenia

Lymphopenia, or lymphocytopenia, is a disorder in which your blood does not have enough white blood cells called lymphocytes. This can raise your risk of infections.

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Marfan Syndrome

Marfan syndrome is a genetic condition that affects the connective tissues that support the body’s bones and organs. This condition can cause problems with the heart and blood vessels.

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Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome, or insulin resistance syndrome, is a group of conditions that together raise the risk of heart and blood vessel diseases.

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Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is a long-term disorder that causes periods of extreme daytime sleepiness, including sudden brief episodes of deep sleep.

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Newborn Breathing Conditions

Newborn breathing conditions are lung conditions that affect babies shortly after birth and can make it difficult for them to get enough oxygen.

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Clinical Trials

The NHLBI leads and supports many clinical trials to help find new ways to prevent, detect, and treat heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders

Fact Sheets and Handouts

The NHLBI develops materials for patients and health professionals on many heart, lung, blood, and sleep conditions. Information from the NHLBI is based on the latest scientific findings.