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Ischemic heart disease vs coronary artery disease

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henson
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 33 years experience
Medical therapy: if one has a tendancy for vascular disease - coronary artery disease being one area we are concerned about - then we have a reasonable set of recommen... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dipesh Pokharel
Cardiology 18 years experience
Cause and result: Coronary artery disease (CAD) is presence of cholesterol plaque on arteries supplying the heart. If arteries are not blocked completely by the plaque,... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Cardiology 39 years experience
Same thing: These are three names for the same disorder.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
All related: Ischemic heart disease is caused by coronary artery disease. Some people call coronary artery disease coronary heart disease. When a coronary artery c... Read More
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Same: Basically similar names for the same problem. Each discribes a problem with the circulation of the heart the cornary arteries.
A male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
PAD: Peripheral arterial disease is caused by cholesterol blockages in arteries and this can also occur in the coronary arteries.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Roberts
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Same: Heart disease & coronary disease are the same. Fried foods, saturated fats, trams fats, sedentary lifestyle, tobacco use (not marijuana per se), ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Reflex: It causes a reflex tachycardia if it's not prescribed with a second med to hold down heart rate. Tachycardia (increased heart rate) is harmful when th... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
Cardiology 19 years experience
Not really: Tia or transient ischemic attack is essential a stroke that resolves quickly ... As such it is cerebrovascular disease which is part of the cardiovasc... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
Cardiology 32 years experience
Definitions: Atherosclerosis descrinbes the pathological process involving the arteries anywhere in the body whereby plaques (usually consisting of inflammatory ce... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Close: The way i define it is that cardiovascular disease refers to the present of plaque (arterial disease) in the arteries of the heart. Ischemic heart di... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
Podiatry 43 years experience
Not aware of any: "burning" is a symptom most commonly associated with a nerve. Carpal and tarsal tunnel (nerve compression), neuritis (inflammation) and some metaboli... Read More
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