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what types of heart diseases are there?

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Dr. Andrew Oswari
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Several: There are those from genetic diseases, structural diseases from diseases such as hypertension, infectious diseases, diseases from one's diet, and even a class called idiopathic (essentially meaning - we don't know).
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
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 weak heart and 'strong heart' cardiomyopathies. The cause of someone's cardiomyopathy requires more information than the term cardiomyopathy.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

What are the different types of heart diseases?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
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 we can help.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What's normal heart rate at 12 weeks?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Range 150 to 170: Festal hear rate at 12 wks will range 150 to 170 then starts to come down.
A 45-year-old member asked:

How can make my heart rate slower than 80?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Improve fitness: Exercise and improve your fitness level. When the body becomes more efficient, your heart wont have to beat as much . Takes time and a lot of hard work, but surely worth the effort.
A 39-year-old member asked:

If I have a heart problem, should I avoid coffee?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Depends: Some patients with rhythm problems are encouraged to avoid caffeine.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Which type of heart diseases are there and can it be cured?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
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 weak heart and 'strong heart' cardiomyopathies. The cause of someone's cardiomyopathy requires more information than the term cardiomyopathy.

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