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Can the eecp machine be used for heart problems?

Can the eecp machine be used for heart problems?

To help treat angina: Enhanced external counterpulsation (eecp) is a procedure that forces more blood to flow into the coronary arteries (which supply blood to heart muscle). A person uses the eecp machine 1 hour, 5 days a week, for 7 weeks. The treatments are intended to cause long-term improvements in blood flow to the heart muscle, thus decreasing angina (chest pain) symptoms. Only certain patients qualify for eecp. ...Read more

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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


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Are the materials used in cooking pots correlated to heart problems? As for instance?

Are the materials used in cooking pots correlated to heart problems? As for instance?

No: If the pots are well-made, then the material (metal, copper, non-stick surface, ceramic, etc) should not cause heart problems even if a flake or two comes off occasionally. ...Read more

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What are some signs of heart problems?

What are some signs of heart problems?

None to many: Heart disease may exist silently for decades and still be lethal. Symptoms are for the lucky ones that then have an opportunity to sort them out before catastrophe. Common symptoms may include chest discomfort, shortness of breath, fatigue, palpitations, but need to know that women may have somewhat different symptoms. Risk factor assessment/management and judicious testing may help. ...Read more

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How would i know if i had heart problems?

How would i know if i had heart problems?

Work up : Given your age you are at a low risk for heart disease. Your symptoms will dictate the type of work up that may include ECG, 2d-echo, electro physiologic studies, catheterization, MRI , etc. Talk to your doc about your symptoms. ...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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What to do if u notice signs of heart problems?

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What to do if u notice signs of heart problems?

Talk to your doctor: Signs and symptoms of heart disease range from none to many. If one is concerned that there may be looming heart problems, especially if one has risk factors like high blood pressure, blood fat abnormalities, diabetes, tobacco use and family history, then controlling those risk factors and seeking professional advice from your doctor is sensible and prudent. ...Read more

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How to determine if I am having heart problems?

Symptoms: Pay attension to yourself if somyhing is wrong say skip beats ot chest pain need to see a physician for consuly .Blood tests for choleterol etc can guide you. ...Read more

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Could being impotent be cause by heart problems?

Could being impotent be cause by heart problems?

Yes: There are many possible causes for impotence or erectile dysfunction, one of which is cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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Would you please help describe the commonest heart problems in teenagers?

Would you please help describe the commonest heart problems in teenagers?

HTN/ SVT: Due to the rise of obesity on children and teenagers hypertensive cardiovascular disease is on the rise bringing all the complications associated. Also supra ventricular tachycardias is common in that age group. ...Read more

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Can a toothache cause heart problems?

No: Teeth do not cause heart problems, however if you have a heart murmur, or mitral valve prolapse, you could have subacute bacterial endocarditis. Recommend you go visit your physician. ...Read more

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Help can caffeine cause heart problems?

Help can caffeine cause heart problems?

Not likely: in judicious amounts (2-3 cups a day?) HOWEVER: caffeine may acutely increase blood pressure and also worsen palpitations (premature atrial and ventricular contractions as well as increase chances of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation) No problems when you drink it in moderation if you have a healthy heart. Remember also that caffeine is present in energy drinks, colas and other OTC preparations ...Read more

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Can erethema nodusum cause heart problems?

Can erethema nodusum cause heart problems?

Yes.: The most important coincidental disease process is rheumatic heart disease. Rarely is it a sequel of erythema nodosum. ...Read more

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Can HDL level of 2.33 cause heart problems?

Can HDL level of 2.33 cause heart problems?

HDL: assuming SI units the reported level is considered favorable with respect to cardiovascular risk.please review the following link https://labs.unchealthcare.org/labstestinfo/h_tests/hdlp.htm ...Read more

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Will headaches be caused by heart problems?

Will headaches be caused by heart problems?

Possible: More common causes such as migraines , HTN , hyoglycemia , etc are usually checked out first. Input from neuro may be helpful too. If all is negative... Then echo , holter, tilt table test etc can be done. ...Read more