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what are the different types of heart attacks

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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes indeed : Women are more likely to have atypical angina symptoms like fatigue, dyspnea and nausea. The different is more with post menopausal, smoker and diabet ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Not clear: Your question is not clear. Please reframe it.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Good choices: Survived now what! cardiac rehab american heart choose to recover your health no smoking weight loss exercize diet control BP and cholestero ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: According to the center for disease control the 2010 death rate stroke was 129, 000 and for heart attack, approx 500, 000. For an individual, the spe ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Cooley
28 years experience Cardiology
Multiple and complex: Generally broken down into too fast (tachycardia) and too slow (bradycardia). Brandy arrhythmias are either problems with impulse formation or conduc ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Too many to list: However, when people generically refer to "heart disease" they are usually talking about cholesterol plaque in the coronary arteries (cad).
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Heart disease: This question is too general for an answer here. Please be more specific about what your question is and keep it from being so broad a question, so ... Read More
A 38-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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Types of strokes: You must be referring to the hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke types? The hemorrhagic stroke is caused by leakage of blood from a blood vessel. The is ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ana Adelstein
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
An Assortment: We all experience anxiety. It can appear in many forms. Charlie Brown once said 2 Linus,"Even my anxieties have anxieties." In extremes, it can take o ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Mild to severe.: Vsds are common and mild (murmurs - aka hole in the heart), but other defects are more complex and rare. See: http://texaschildrens.Org/locate/doctors ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Much diverse disease: By definition, cardiovascular disease implies abnormal & dysfunctional processes involving the heart itself or blood vessels including arteries & vein ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Asthma...: Asthma is actually one disease with many triggers. For example, for some asthmatics, exercise triggers their asthma to exacerbate and this is labeled ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Murphy
18 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Many, Many Types...: Arrhythmias come in many different forms: sinus arrhythmia is the normal variation of the heart by inhaling vs exhaling. Premature, isolated beats ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Focal, generalized: Simply a generalized seizure occurs with a gran mal event, with a convulsion. A petit mal causes a brief lack of attention, and brief unawareness in ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: Classic heart attack has a coronary artery plaque rupture. A clot forms at this spot which obstructs the artery. The downstream muscle gets ischemic t ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Murmur: A heart murmur. A murmur is just noise. Sometimes serious problems cause a murmur many times a murmur is caused by normal flow. Patients often misctra ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Genetic/Aquired: There are basically three major kinds of Hyperlipidemias 1Familial or Genetic 2Aquired 3Idiopatic They can also be be classified according to which li ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
15 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: A heart attack is typically caused by a blood clot forming on top of plaque inside a coronary artery (artery that supplies heart muscle). Factors that ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Many see below: Pre hypertension, mild , moderate, severe, systolic , diastolic, essential, secondary, renovascular, malignant, .
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
System wide : Ateriosclerosis is a systemic disease. If its noted in the brain its called cerebral vascular disease, in the heart, coronary artey disease, and in th ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Strokes maybe?: You may be referring to thrombotic and hemorrhagic strokes. Thrombotic or embolic means from a clot. These strokes most often happen when someone h ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annetta Alexander
15 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Extrinsic&Intrinsic: Asthma is divided into 2 categories: Extrinsic due to allergies and Intrinsic due to non-allergic causes. There are further subcategories in each gro ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Medication: There are many different types of hypertensive medications. Ace inhibitors, angiotension receptor blockers, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, ... Read More
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