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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jagdish Mishra
37 years experience Cardiology
Mostly Heart: Coronary arteries are the main vessels coming off the aorta supplying blood to the heart muscle. There are 3 main coronary arteries. When they have si ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart disease: If the heart doesn't pump adequate blood to supply the demands of the various organ systems, they don't function normally
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
CAD: Classical risk factors for atherosclerotic disease: 1. Genetics (chose your parents wisely!) 2. High blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol/trigly ... Read More
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Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Atherosclerosis: Hardening of the arteries occurs in three principal locations: heart, brain, and legs. Symptoms usually occur where the blockage is greater than 70% o ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Busuttil
32 years experience Vascular Surgery
Related : The heart is the pump of the cardiovascular system. When it doesn't work well the cardiovascular system does not work well.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Causes heart attack: It blocks the coronary arteries leading to chest pain or heart attack. If you get a heart attack it can damage the muscle causing heart failure with s ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
May not: However, with symptoms of angina chest pressure and pain, people may not breathe deeply. With clots on the right heart from myocardial infarction, pu ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Whaaaa?: Add diabetes and you would cover the whole harrison's textbook of internal medicine. No way to answer your question, you need to be more specific ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
See a doctor. : No Health Tap doc can answer your question without knowing more about your situation and examining you. See your doc please.
A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
May help Arteries: Not sure about GI issues but saturated fats are not unhealthy, simple carbs ; sugar drive artery disease ; most heart problems. The healthiest fats, f ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
17 years experience Cardiology
Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath or dyspnea can be a symptom of the respiratory system or from coronary disease. Heart disease can make it more difficult to breath ... Read More
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