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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac is also known as Heart. Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more

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What is a good heart beat rate for male at age 33?

What is a good heart beat rate  for male at age 33?

Depends: Depends on your fitness level. The resting heart beat would be in the 50 s or 60 s if your are resonanly fit, probably in the 40s if your are athletic and over 80s or 90s if you are overweight and not very active physically. ...Read more

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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Checklist)

Weigh yourself daily. Alert doctor to any increases.
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Take medications as prescribed
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Tell the doctor if your legs swell or you get short of breath
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What does mean when they can't find the fetures heart beat?

What does mean when they can't find the fetures heart beat?

Two possibilities: Either one the pregnancy is going to be fine and it's just too early to detect it with that particular ultrasound. In that case, the heartbeat should definitely be detectable in a few weeks. Two there might be something wrong with the pregnancy (either a miscarriage or ectopic). ...Read more

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Is 108 a good heart beat?

Is 108 a good heart beat?

Depends on situation: Resting heart rates normally fall between 60-100. If the heart rate is rapid, or greater than 100, it's considered a "tachycardia". Changes in rate brought about by variations in activity, diet, medication and age are normal and common. When a heart begins to race for no apparent reason, however, it can be a sign of an abnormality in the electrical pathway and is cause for evaluation. See PCP. ...Read more

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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Checklist)

Weigh yourself
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Limit your salt intake
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Call your doctor if you gain more than 5 pounds
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Take your medications as prescribed
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I have been having an occasional heart beat and was wondering what could cause this?

I have been having an occasional heart beat and was wondering what could cause this?

Normal: Occasional extra beats are common and benign; however, stress, tension, anxiety, caffeine, nicotine, stimulants, diet pills etc. are other factors to be considered. ...Read more

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Why does a baby and an adult have different heart beat rates?

Why does a baby and an adult have different heart beat rates?

Proportional to size: Heart rates are proportional to the size of the human and in fact in all mammals the rate is generally proportional to size with just a few exceptions. Therefore a child will have a faster basic rate than an adult on average if they are otherwise normal. ...Read more

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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Checklist)

Keep doctor visits
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Take medications
Daily
Maintain low-salt, low-water intake
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Exercise under physician guidance
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Why is a baby's heart beat faster than that of an adult?

Why is a baby's heart beat faster than that of an adult?

Proportional to size: Heart rates are proportional to the size of the human and in fact in all mammals the rate is generally proportional to size with just a few exceptions. Therefore a child will have a faster basic rate than an adult on average if they are otherwise normal. ...Read more

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