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What are degenerative blood vessel diseases?

What are degenerative blood vessel diseases?

Atherosclerosis: Atherosclerosis of blood vessels is the major degenerative disorder. ...Read more

Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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What type of doctor treats blood vessel diseases?

What type of doctor treats blood vessel diseases?

Depends: If you mean vasculitis, then rheumatologists. If it's a blocked artery, then it could be a vascular surgeon, cardiologist, interventional radiologist, heart surgeon, etc. ...Read more

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What are degenerative heart and blood vessel diseases?

What are degenerative heart and blood vessel diseases?

Atherosclerosis: Atherosclerosis of blood vessels is the major degenerative disorder. ...Read more

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Iscrmic small blood vessel disease found on my brain mri, could this be connected to me having low blood oxygen levels, with passing out?

Iscrmic small blood vessel disease found on my brain mri, could this be connected to me having low blood oxygen levels, with passing out?

Too many issues here: U need to return to whomever ordered your mri, etc & get all of your issues addressed. U have a cute name, made me smile with your good sense of humor. See our website for help: www.Thepmc.Org. Hrs, md, facc. ...Read more

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My husband was told that if got in an airplane would cause to much pressure in the blood vessels and they would bust? Small vessel disease of brain

My husband was told that if got in an airplane would cause to much pressure in the blood vessels and they would bust?   Small vessel disease of  brain

Not true, but...: If there is any reason to believe you have a congenital brain aneurysm, or if you have a true headache problem, see a neurologist after a regular check-up with your pcp . Headaches should not simply be thought of 'it's just stress'; new onset of headaches, or a change in type or frequency of headache must be evaluated. ...Read more

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Do people get some cardiovascular diseases from anxiety because their hearts beat so fast, or because their blood vessels constrict?

Do people get some cardiovascular diseases from anxiety because their hearts beat so fast, or because their blood vessels constrict?

No proof: anxiety could worsen the course of cardiovascular disease, exacerbate an underlying cardiac problem like angina, palpitaions, arrhythmias....There is no proof that it "creates"cardiovascular disease. Definitely, it doesn't help. ...Read more

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I have pulsatile tinnitus in right ear. I have been told there is no disease in carotid artery but the blood vessels are tortuous. Can I be cured ?

I have pulsatile tinnitus in right ear.  I have been told there is no disease in carotid  artery but the blood vessels are tortuous. Can I be cured ?

Know the cause first: Before you can be treated (or attempted to be "cured"), you need to figure out the cause of the tinnitus. Many possibilities include hypertension, medications, infection, Meniere's, etc. See your physician for a complete evaluation. You might be referred toa neuro-otologist or ENT physician. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tinnitus.html ...Read more

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Does raynauds disease an scerloderma, link to lungs like upper lobe, and affect , heart, kidneys, brain, eyes, through blood vessels to brain and limbs?

Does raynauds disease an scerloderma, link to lungs like upper lobe, and affect , heart, kidneys, brain, eyes,  through blood vessels to brain and limbs?

Collagen Vascular Dx: Raynauds and scleroderma are likely collagen vascular disorders and overlaps amongst these disorders can cause vasculitis or inflamation of blood vessels in lungs and other organs. ...Read more