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Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Secondary causes need to be worked up but yes they can.

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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Controversial: There is not a consistent response to decrease BP in all hypertensive patients with increase dietary calcium. Supplement are not recommended.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: So he is saying that when someone has HTN at a young age. It puts their children at higher same risk. Your children should be made aware of the risk, ... Read More
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Dr. Atique Mirza
31 years experience Cardiology
Let the family know: Let your children about the risk and ask them about the life style modifications.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
ASA & MI prevention: Different groups have different thoughts re use of aspirin for prevention of first heart attack(MI)in people w/o cardiovascular disease(or equivalent) ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
I'd suggest for u: To go to an urgent care or er to be safe and get checked for irregular heart beat, thyroid condition, coronary artery disease, clot in the lungs etc. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Echo: I do not see anything in the ECHO information that is serious. That is warranting procedure or surgery. I would talk to your physician. Sounds like mo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Possibly, yes: After gastric bypass and with significant weight loss there are many benefits frequently seen. Many people foe example no longer need medication for h ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Immune response stre: It is the body making an immune response to a strep infection. The immune reaction cause antibodies to heart tissue and can lead to the body making a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
See answer: Pharynigitis with group a strep---->cell mediated and humorous response 1-3 weeks later-----> damaged heart valves-->problems. http://emedicine.med ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Two diff diseases: These are two different diseases. Pneumonia is an infection in the lung that causes fluid to collect within the air spaces (maybe w/in a lobe or more ... Read More
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