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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Sadly there is: A lot of controversial opinions at the internet. A theory developed early 1960 -1980's linking milk homogenization and production of an enzyme call xa ... Read More

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Atheroscerotic heart disease is inherited. It is a signigicant risk factor for offspring of heartattack pts.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
12 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: Heart disease can be caused by many things such as genetics or a bacterial infection. Perhaps the most common risk factors are related to lifestyle an ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
To broad: There is sick sinus syndrome which a pt needs a pace maker . Theres atheroslcerotic heart disease with cholesterol build up in arteries of the heart. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience Cardiology
Heart disease : Yes certain forms of heart disease are genetic.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Various causes: Cardiomyopathy is a generic term for abnormal heart muscle. It can be caused by infections, poisons, genetics, and physiologic causes. There are both ... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Yes and No: In 400 words? Well there are lots of things that can go wrong with the heart. The muscle can be weak, the valves can lea. If the arteries bet blocked ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Interactions: Heart disease is often the result of environmental interactions and genetic predispositions. Some forms of heart diease are genetic, like some valvula ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Music?: "i left my heart in san francisco" always comes to mind, of course. I assume there's a typo: signs? Same as men with these caveats: premenopausal wome ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Women and CAD: It may be, at times women can have somewhat atypical symptoms. They are usually associated with shortness of breath or lightheadedness. If you have ... Read More
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