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Dr. Mark Rasak Dr. Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
29 years in practice
The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
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All deoxygenated blood returning to the heart from the systemic circulation first flows into the:?

All deoxygenated blood returning to the heart from the systemic circulation first flows into the:?

The short and sweet: Blood gets oxy in lungs then thru pulmonary viens goes to left atrium- thru mitral valve to left ventricle- out of heart to rest of body thru the aortic valve. Blood travels to the tissues where oxygen is picked up and used . The deoxygenated blood then goes back to rt side of heart to rt atrium then across tricuspid valve to rt ventricle and thru pulmonary artery to lungs to get oxy. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Circulation (Definition)

1.Movement to and fro or around something, esp. That of fluid in a closed system. 2.The continuous motion by which the blood travels through all parts of the body under the action of the heart. Compliments ...Read more


Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan Dr. Mutharasan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
14 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Dr. Wayne Ingram Dr. Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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Can you tell me if mixing up of blood in heart can affect fetus in fetal circulation?

Can you tell me if mixing up of blood in heart can affect fetus in fetal circulation?

Cardiac "hole": If you have a "hole" in your heart sufficient to produce cyanosis(bluing of arterial vessels and you) then yes it will affect a developing pregnancy. If not, then generally no it won't ...Read more

Dr. Ibrahim Moussa Dr. Moussa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
14 years in practice
New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
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How to increase blood circulation in heart any good foods are any particular exercise ? My relative had ECG and they told its like ischemia

How to increase blood circulation in heart any good foods are any particular exercise ? My relative had ECG and they told its like ischemia

At this point no: If your relative is having chest pains and an abnormal ekg suggestive of a blocked artery, the only way to improve blood flow is to open up the blocked artery either with a stent or surgery. Doing strenuous exercise if he has a blocked artery can be dangerous and can lead to a heart attack. It is never too late to start eating healthy by avoiding fatty foods and simple sugars. ...Read more

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Dr. Amy Reed Dr. Reed
Surgery - Vascular
23 years in practice
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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Is it possible to have poor blood circulation even if you have a normal heart rate and blood pressure?

Yes: Build up of plaque in arteries most commonly comes from smoking and diabetes. Patients can have normal BP and hr in both these settings. ...Read more

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Dr. Irv Loh Dr. Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
45 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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Is it possible for me to have poor blood circulation if I have a normal heart rate and blood pressure?

Dr. Irv Loh Dr. Loh
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Is it possible for me to have poor blood circulation if I have a normal heart rate and blood pressure?

Yes: The condition you note is quite variable as to cause, concerning regional obstruction, cardiac output, temperature sensitivity, etc. Blood pressure and heart rate are not necessarily directly tied to the condition. ...Read more

Dr. Irv Loh Dr. Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
45 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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If I have normal heart/pulse rate and normal blood pressure, is it still possible for me to have poor blood circulation?

If I have normal heart/pulse rate and normal blood pressure, is it still possible for me to have poor blood circulation?

Yes: The condition you note is quite variable as to cause, concerning regional obstruction, cardiac output, temperature sensitivity, etc. Blood pressure and heart rate are not necessarily directly tied to the condition. ...Read more

Dr. Jose Barreto Dr. Barreto
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
10 years in practice
Ponce School of Medicine
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I have chest pain around heart. Behind the heart . That is back pain. My neck is very hard. I feel slow blood circulation to brain. My left is week?

I have chest pain around heart. Behind the heart . That is back pain. My neck is very hard. I feel slow blood circulation to brain. My left is week?

Seek medical attent: Chest pain, neck rigidity and sudden weakness are concerning for something critical. Is very important that you go to an emergency room as soon as possible to rule out any serious condition. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Rubin Dr. Rubin
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
44 years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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I have a heart murmer, edema which is getting worse, high blood pressure, had rapid weight gain, poor circulation, eyesight deteriorating rapidly. Help!

I have a heart murmer, edema which is getting worse, high blood pressure, had rapid weight gain, poor circulation, eyesight deteriorating rapidly. Help!

Heart and bp problem: You need to see a cardiologist as quickly as possible to see if your heart is the problem causing you to gain edema fluid causing your weight gain and to control your high bp. Also see an ophthalmologist to see if you have a diseased retina or glaucoma. From your description you appear to quite ill and are getting worse quickly. Get some help quickly at their offices, or go to an er asap. ...Read more

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Dr. Rodeen Rahbar Dr. Rahbar
Surgery - Vascular
16 years in practice
Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University
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What exactly is the circulation path from heart to kidneys to heart?

What exactly is the circulation path from heart to kidneys to heart?

Many finite loops: Left ventricle --> ascending aorta -> descending aorta --> renal artery --> segmental -> lobar a/interlobar a -->arcuate a-->interlobular a->afferent arteriole --> efferent arteriole-->interlobular, arcuate, interlobar veins-> renal vein-> inferior vena cava --> right atrium -> right ventricle -> pulm artery (branches) -> pulm veins -> left atrium -> left ventricle. ...Read more

Dr. Rodney Del Valle Dr. Del Valle
Anesthesiology
32 years in practice
Ponce School of Medicine
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What does it mean when the heart does not get enougj circulation afte r exercise?

Coronary: Mean there is a problem with the coronary circulation to the heart causing lack of o2 and ischemia to the area where the coronary supply blood. Common cause is a blockage by a plaque. Diagnosis will be stress test. Recreating the lack of supply by exercise in a control monitored manner. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kwok Dr. Kwok
Pediatrics
29 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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Does raynaud's affect my heart circulation?

Does raynaud's affect my heart circulation?

No, but. . .: Raynaud's phenomenon (constriction of blood vessels to the fingers and toes, when exposed to triggers like cold weather) should not affect the heart circulation. However, other diseases that cause raynaud's (such as autoimmune disorders, hormonal imbalances, artery inflammation, drug effects, etc...) and the drugs for those diseases, or drugs for raynaud's symptoms, may affect heart circulation. ...Read more

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Dr. Mario Mangas Dr. Mangas
Internal Medicine
34 years in practice
Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
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Is the heart involved in pulmonary circulation?

Is the heart involved in pulmonary circulation?

Pulmonary circulatio: yes, the pulmonary circulation is via the pulmonary artery. This artery originates from the right ventricle that pumps blood through the lungs where it gets oxygenated prior to getting to the left side of the heart. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffery Dormu Dr. Dormu
Surgery - Vascular
19 years in practice
New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Does bad circulation cause high heart rate?

Does bad circulation cause high heart rate?

Poor Circulation: It is possible that your heart rate could elevate if the heart is required to work harder in order to circulate the blood throughout your body. See a vascular surgeon to have your circulatory system evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Francis Kempf Dr. Kempf
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
years in practice
Drexel University College of Medicine
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How unusual is cardiac collateral circulation that supplies the heart?

How unusual is cardiac collateral circulation that supplies the heart?

Quite common: Collateral circulation is quite common in people who have progressive development of coronary artery narrowing. Several examples of collateral circulation are normal consequences of the native coronary circulation. ...Read more

Dr. Budi Bahureksa Dr. Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
27 years in practice
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. Richard Tholen Dr. Tholen
Surgery - Plastics
37 years in practice
University of Kansas School of Medicine
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Does having poor circulation of the heart also apply to raynaud's as well?

Does having poor circulation of the heart also apply to raynaud's as well?

Well, sort of!: Though it is possible for someone to have both diagnoses at the same time, poor cardiac function can certainly aggravate the seriousness of poor circulation in someone who also has raynaud's, since this is a localized blood flow problem with the digits. ...Read more

Dr. Glenn Messina Dr. Messina
Aesthetic Medicine
31 years in practice
New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Circulation and complex congenital heart disease: what symptoms would be most prominent?

Circulation and complex congenital heart disease: what symptoms would be most prominent?

Varies: Murmur cyanosis ( blue finger nails, lips) shortness of breath chest pressure frequent pulmonary infections buildup of fluid in legs maybe lung there are many symptoms depending on the disorder ...Read more