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How can you get rid of heart palpitations?

How can you get rid of heart palpitations?

Palpitations: Simple steps to try are cutting out coffee, tea, smoking and alcohol, learning to meditate and if these don't work, consult your doctor to be checked. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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Heart Diseases (Definition)

Heart disease is a condition in which a person has problems within his or her vascular system and heart, which includes both congenital birth defects and problems acquired later. Examples of heart disease include clogging (atherosclerosis) of the coronary (heart) arteries, heart attacks (obstructions of the arteries), damaged heart valves, heart muscle failure, and viral infections of the heart. Some major causes of heart disease include genetics, smoking, hypertension, high ...Read more


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How to get rid of heart attack?

Too many variables. : Too many variables to answer completely on this forum. You can 't get rid of a heart attack. It has to be managed by a medical team. If you are having chest pains that won't go away, please find a physician or go to a hospital asap. ...Read more

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When you develop a viral disease, how can you help your body to get rid of the disease?

When you develop a viral disease, how can you help your body to get rid of the disease?

Depends on the DZ.: For instance - if you had a wart caused by a virus that would be different from getting a cold or a gastrointestinal infection. Treat symptomatically. Hydrate, rest. Sometimes antiviral medications are prescribed. ...Read more

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No how do I get rid of congestive heart failures what can I do to get rid of congestive heart failure

No how do I get rid of congestive heart failures what can I do to get rid of  congestive heart failure

CHF: You need to see your doctor and get diagnosed as to the cause of your problem. Depending on the cause we have a variety of treatments for CHF which can both improve quality and quantity of life. There are some kinds which don't respond well to treatment and we sometimes need to consider heart transplant in these severe unresponsive situations. Most often we can help folks if they'll help themselve. ...Read more

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Can you get cancer of the heart?

Can you get cancer of the heart?

Cancer: There are cancers of every tissue in the body. Cardiac cancer may be primary(from the heart) or it can be secondary(cells from another organ or tissue). ...Read more

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What people can get heart disease?

What people can get heart disease?

Heart Disease: Everybody... Risk factors include genetics, untreated cholesterol/triglycerides, diabetes, smoking, obesity, high blood pressure, as well age and gender. ...Read more

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What type of heart disease can u get from smoking and do u have to have it first to possibly get a heart attack.

What type of heart disease can u get from smoking and do u have to have it first to possibly get a heart attack.

Coronary artery dz: Nicotine from smoking causes injury to blood vessels that supply blood to heart muscle.Eventually,plaque forms in the blood vessels.Plaque can rupture & a blood clot forms, blocking blood flow,so that part of heart is injured or dies.Many plaques grow into the wall of the artery rather than out into the opening where the blood flows, not showing up on tests & causing no symptoms until the rupture. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of coronary heart disease and how do you get it?

What are common symptoms of coronary heart disease and how do you get it?

Chest pain, dyspnea: Chest pain, dyspnea (shortness of breath), shoulder and arm pain, throat or neck pain, back pain, chest tightness and weakness or fatigue are common symptoms of coronary heart disease. Coronary disease can be caused by genetic factors (ie, familial) or acquired factors such as smoking or obesity-related diseases (diabetes, cholesterol abnormalities, sedentary lifestyle, hypertension, etc.). ...Read more

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Can you get rid of asthma completely?

Can you get rid of asthma completely?

Probably not: Because asthma has a genetic component to it, in most cases you can't get "rid" of or "outgrow" asthma, you can only control it. Remember, asthma is inflammation, and studies suggest that even when patients feel fine and have no asthma symptoms there is likely some underlying inflammation present in the airways at all times. Conditions that mimic asthma (like bronchitis) can resolve completely. ...Read more

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In what way can someone with varices (sort of vascular disease) get rid of it?

In what way can someone with varices (sort of vascular disease) get rid of it?

Close leaking valves: Varicose veins are a result of malfunctioning valves usually in the saphenous system. The first step in treatment would be to obtain a venous reflux ultrasound to make the diagnosis and help plan treatment which could be laser or radiofreqency closure of the valves usually with microphlebectomies and possible sclerotherapy or ultrasound directed sclerotherapy. You should see a vein specialist. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of/ease the symptoms of gingivitis?

What can I do to get rid of/ease the symptoms of gingivitis?

Gingivites: You need to see your dentist for a gum treatment, to get rid of your gingivitis. ...Read more

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How does your body get rid of chagas disease?

How does your body get rid of chagas disease?

2 investigational : In the United States the medications to treat it need to be obtained directly form the center for disease control. The possible medications are nifurtimox & benznidazole. They are not yet fda approved & are still under investigation. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of polycystic ovarian disease so you can have a baby?

How can you get rid of polycystic ovarian disease so you can have a baby?

Diet and exercise: Weight loss can help an obese pcos person conceive. Many women with the disorder can't get rid of it due to genetics, but rather can try to control it. Great treatments are available to help you conceive! see a board certified reproductive endocrinologist who can treat you! ...Read more

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How to get rid of gum disease?

How to get rid of gum disease?

See a gum specialist: If your good habits at home, i.e. Brushing and flossing, don't reduce the problem, you may have more serious periodontitis rather than just gingivitis. See your dentist soon. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of heart burn?

How can I get rid of heart burn?

Heart burn: Heart burn is caused by reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus. It can be mediated by positional changes (for example, don't lie down after eating), otc meds like ppi which shut off acid production, and non-spicy foods. However, this only tempers the heart burn, treatment may need to be surgical if meds fail (fundoplication). ...Read more

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How could someone with varices (sort of vascular disease) get rid of it?

How could someone with varices (sort of vascular disease) get rid of it?

Can be removed: Depending on the location of your varices your doctor can remove them using different methods that go from the least invasive like foam sclerotherapy, endovenous ablation, phlebectomy and ligation. That being said usually varices tend to recur. ...Read more

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How to get rid of fifth disease?

How to get rid of fifth disease?

Let it pass: Fifth disease is a benign viral illness that is usually experienced in childhood. It is first evident with a rosy cheek appearance with mild fever, followed by fading of the extra color in the cheeks.At this point a salmon colored rash appears on the extremities and trunk. As soon as the general rash appears, it is no longer considered contagious.The rash can come and go for weeks. Rx is supportive. ...Read more

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Show me how can you reduce the risk of heart disease?

Show me how can you reduce the risk of heart disease?

Hard work & meds: Diet, exercise & weight loss are first steps & getting appropriate screening with your physician. ...Read more