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Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: Yes it is.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
Bad things: The brain can not tolerate over 4 minutes without Oxygen. More than that the brain suffers permanent damage and even death. The heart (or portions of ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ischemia: Tissues which don't get oxygenated blood when they need it malfunction or even die. For the brain this can mean loss of consciousness or stroke. For t ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Be careful: There is caffeine in lots of medicines and drinks and some foods. There can be an accumulation of dose that can be toxic. Small amounts can be okay ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
15 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: Vascular diseases encompass diseases of the vascular system. These include the arteries, veins and lymphatics of all the organs in the body. It is not ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Impossible: While this scenario is definitely possible, there is absolutely no way to predict or quantify the risk. Please do not be the test case. If you have a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Common diseases: Stroke and heart attack are very common and are similar in etiology. That is in both the artery supplying the organ gets blocked and the organ is dama ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
No: It also involves the peripheral circulation and renal arteries. The hallmark of peripheral arterial disease is claudication, leg pain which is predic ... Read More
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