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how does coronary heart disease affect the cardiovasculas system

A 54-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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A 56-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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Coronary disease: It suggests that the blood flow to the heart muscle is impaired and the heart function in consequence is negatively impacted thus decreasing the funct ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Govind Sharma
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Respiration and hear: Severe coronary artery disease advrsly affecet respirations.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Generally: A separate issue.
A 43-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 53-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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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Many things: Many things contribute; some modifiable, others not. Things you can't change include family history, gender, genetics (although you can test for the l ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
???: Do you mean how are science and medicine used in relations to heart disease. Cad? If so, scientific methods are used to study CAD with respect to risk ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Blockage: Angina-chest pain from atherosclerotic blockage of the arteries to the heart. So one has to have coronary vessels blocked by atherosclerosis and pl ... Read More

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