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different types of cardiovascular disease

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Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
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A few: Mainly they are congenital and acquired. The acquired heart disease are mainly, valvular, coronary and aortic diseases.
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Multiple: Congenital- acquired heart, stroke, renal, PVD venous organ issues anywhere circulation is affected. Cardiac arteries, valves, electrical- arrythmi ... Read More

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Dr. Irv Loh
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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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Dr. Hamid Hai
Dr. Hamid Hai answered
55 years experience Cardiology
Arterial blockage: There are many types of cardiovascular disease. In addition to blockages in the coronary and peripheral arteries, there can be narrowing or leakage ( ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fenster
31 years experience Cardiology
Several types: Cardiovascular disease encompasses many specific fields of study: electrophysiological disease deals with disease of the hearts electrical or conducti ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sanders
67 years experience Vascular Surgery
Lining of blood vssl: Cardiovascular disease most often is hardening of the arteries. The cells involved are usually the muscle cells that that lie in the center of the ar ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Mott
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Cholesterol: High cholesterol and triglycerides, high LDL and low HDL are all associated with risks for atherosclerosis and therefore heart attack and heart disea ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Several : Common types of stress tests are either nuclear based or echo based . Nuclear tracer goes everywhere blood goes, so if the scan shows a "cold spot" wh ... Read More
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Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: For diabetics the best fruits are those low in sugars like apples, strawberries, grapefruit and others with a low glycemic index. For patients with he ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Infectious: I think in an office environment the most common disease would be the common cold or flu. Most likely viral illnesses will predominate. Workplace in ... Read More
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Dr. Dennis Smith
33 years experience Bariatrics
Eat Right!: Some of it's genetic, but a lot of it you can control by eating in a healthy way. Limit sugar intake drastically, including fructose and other forms ... Read More
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