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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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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