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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Could herbex products cause heart problems?

Could herbex products cause heart problems?

Herbex: I can't find the list of what's in them on their website. If they don't list their components, I sure wouldn't use them ...Read more

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What are the major causes of heart problems?

What are the major causes of heart problems?

Major causes heart: Major causes of heart problems in the U.S. are smoking, increasing age, male gender, hypertension, diet (e.g. cholesterol), obesity, and diabetes. ...Read more

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Does heartbreak cause heart problems or health problems?

Does heartbreak cause heart problems or health problems?

Yes , kind of: Strong emotional events such as loss of a loved one can cause what's called broken heart syndrome or taku tsubo which can present like a heart attack with no evidence of blockages but with weak heart muscle and usually responds to medical therapy and improves with time. ...Read more

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What could cause heart problems in an otherwise healthy person?

What could cause heart problems in an otherwise healthy person?

Poor nutrition: Chronic consumption of processed foods and simple sugars in most fast foods leads to heart disease. Metabolic syndrome has been identified as a significant source for obesity and heart disease. ...Read more

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What to do if I had kwaski disease when I was a kid, will that cause me to have heart problems as an adult?

What to do if I had kwaski disease when I was a kid, will that cause me to have heart problems as an adult?

It depends: It is generally recommended that children diagnosed with Kawasaki syndrome have follow up echocardiograms to evaluate for coronary artery aneurysms. If no aneurysms were found within the year following the original illness, long term complications as an adult would be unlikely. ...Read more

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Does a unhealthy diet in childhood cause further heart problems later on? I am 17 now and am in good health.

Does a unhealthy diet in childhood cause further heart problems later on? I am 17 now and am in good health.

Certainly Possible: Dietary habits tend to persist. Changes that lead to atherosclerotic heart disease begin to occur in adolescence, so your diet now can affect your risks later on. These risks are modifiable though, so changing your habits can potentially reverse those changes. ...Read more

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Can overdoing exercise and to a too high intensity cause heart problems in teenagers and young people? Does it cause problems overtime?

Can overdoing exercise and to a too high intensity cause heart problems in  teenagers and young people? Does it cause problems overtime?

It is possible: Max heart rate (in normal sinus rhythm) for person is 220 - age. If you are 30yo, your max. HR is assumed (not real science) 190bpm. Never recommended to exceed max rate for signif time. Intense exercise will release leg muscle enzymes into the blood stream(CPK, etc). These substances kidney toxic. Heart Musc not strengthened by exercise, poss will become more efficient, but too much can hurt ...Read more

Dr. Irv Loh
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Heart Problems (Definition)

Heart problems are clinical conditions or findings that are related to the heart and include arrhythmias, heart failure, heart valve diseases, and diseases of the heart ...Read more


Vision Problems (Definition)

Vision difficulties are any problems a ...Read more