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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Bressman
50 years experience Vascular Surgery
Age adjusted, Yes!: Cdc achievements in public health, 1900 -1999: since 1921, heart disease has been the leading cause of death and since 1938 stroke has been the 3rd ... Read More
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Number is up more people more old people more diabetics more obesity lots of smokers more cv diseases- pvd, heart, stroke, DVT etc percentage ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
43 years experience Preventive Medicine
Down dramatically: The number of people dying of cardiovascular disease in the last 50-60 years has decreased greatly. This is due to improvements in treatment and preve ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart disease: A cardiovascular problem is generally related to having a heart disease. A heart disease is a cardiovascular problem. Cardio means heart, vascular mea ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Atherosclerosis: In general, we are talking about hardening of the arteries. But cardiovascular is an inclusive term -covers heart and arteries and veins everywhere i ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
49 years experience Cardiology
Much diverse disease: By definition, cardiovascular disease implies abnormal & dysfunctional processes involving the heart itself or blood vessels including arteries & vein ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Be healthy: Don't smoke, stay trim, exercise regularly. Eat a vegetarian or mediterranean diet. Check your cholesterol and blood pressure. And....Choose your pare ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Big two: Stroke and heart attack are the big two. Hypertension, arrythmias, valve disease, congestive heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, aneurysms ar ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Druz
41 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac diseases: Diseases of the heart such as its vessels, valves, heart muscle and it's coverings, it's electrical system as well as diseases of the vessels such as ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart disease: Occult cardiovascular disease does not mean heart disease in ghosts. It means hidden heart disease or heart disease present but we don't know about it ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Heart Attack, Stroke: Also pad and/or atherosclerosis of all arteries. Thus cardiovascular disease is whole body, yet people have long focused on damage to a particular or ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
27 years experience Cardiology
Genetic & enviroment: Hereditary, smoking, genetics, dietary, old age, hypertension, diabetes.
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