Heart attack is defined as a case of coronary thrombosis. This happens when the heart is unable to to pump blood efficiently to all parts of the body. There are 20 kinds of heart diseases that affect the heart muscles, the valves of the heart or its inner or outer lining. There are a number of functional disorders of the heart. High B P ( hypertension) and hardening of the arteries ( arteriosclerosis ) are severe types. Rheumatic fever is also a type of heart disease. Stellar patterns The 4th and 5th signs of the Zodiac rule over our heart. The 4th house from the Ascendant rules the heart. The causative planets for heart disease are Moon, Jupiter, Mercury, Sun, Saturn and Rahu. Since planets in the 11th house of the Zodiac, Aquarius, aspect Leo, Aquarius is also considered to be a ‘heart disease’ sign. Afflictions to the 4th house, Leo or Aquarius will result in heart disease. Another causative factor is the Sun in Cancer, Aquarius or Pisces. Any three planets in Leo or Aquarius heavily afflicted, the Moon in Gemini or Leo, the Ascendant in a watery sign & lord of the Ascendant occupying a dusthana,( the 6,8 &12 houses), the signs Leo / Aquarius and the 4th house from the Ascendant afflicted by Mars, Rahu or Saturn, Saturn afflicting Aquarius are other astro-pathogenic factors.