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A 53-year-old member asked:

what are the effects of heart disease?

4 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 27 years experience
Manifold: A person stricken with heart disease suffers from disability, depression, and is at higher risk for sudden cardiac death.
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Can be as little: As nothing as bad as death with everything in between.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Heart disease: This depends totally on the individual concerning what type of heart disease, and how much damage has occurred with the heart disease. Any one with suspected or know heart disease should have regular visits with their doctor who will individualize diagnosis and treatment and tell the patient what to expect in the future.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Heart disease: Lots of kinds of heart disease and lots of after effects.

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What is a 3rd degree heart block?

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How can I find my maximum heart rate when running?

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Dr. Michael Fenster
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Take your pulse: At some point during peak exercise stop and take your pulse. Count the heartbeats over 10 seconds (and multiply by 6) or 15 seconds (and multiply by 4). This will give you beats per minute, which are the units to measure heart rate.
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Can heart damage resulting in bradycardia be repaired permanently?

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Pacemakers: Pacemakers are the treatment for non-reversible bradycardia ....There are many instances of bradycardia are reversible (medicines) or temporary.
A 26-year-old female asked:

Effects of smoking weed with heart disease?

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Heart attack: and heart disease is a potential risk. the latest randomized control studies showed the growing risk of marijuana-associated adverse cardiovascular effects, especially in young people. The comorbid conditions are obesity, sedentarism, high cholesterol blood pressure. Obviously, marijuana like many other drugs is the drug has side effects.

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