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Does malaria cause heart disease?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Yes.: Malaria is number one cause in the world of cardiac electric conduction disorders requiring pacemakers.
Dr. Mathew Chengot
Cardiology 43 years experience
No: It may cause other effect from malaria.

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What are the main causes of heart disease?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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Main causes: For heart disease include ischemic ( blood supply), valvular and conduction abnormalities ( arrhythmias) in no specific order.
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How could stess cause heart disease?

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External Stress : sometimes raises certain hormones in your body that over time may cause injuries to your blood vessels and or/ vital organs.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

How is heart disease caused?

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Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Many causes: Heart disease can be caused by many things such as genetics or a bacterial infection. Perhaps the most common risk factors are related to lifestyle and thus can be changed. Smoking, excessive alcohol use, obesity, or uncontrolled blood sugars in a diabetic are all important risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What is causing heart disease?

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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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A 38-year-old member asked:

What are common causes of heart disease?

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Dr. Andrew Freeman
Cardiology 18 years experience
Many things: The major ones are lifestyle and genetics. Eating a diet loaded with saturated fats (i.E animal products), sedentary lifestyle, and genetic predisposition is the recipe for heart disease.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
In addition to smoking anything.
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