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Dr. Wendy Askew
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Cardiac (Overview)

Cardiac is also known as Heart. Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such a substitution generally works.


Dr. Nassir Azimi
Board Certified, Cardiology
17 years in practice
990K people helped
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What are cardiac risk factors

What are cardiac risk factors

Modifiable and non: Modifiable : smoking, lifetstyle, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes non-modifiable: heredity, age, gender, . ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Wendy Askew
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Cardiac (Overview)

Cardiac is also known as Heart. Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such a substitution generally works.


Dr. Barton Cook
Board Certified, Pediatric Cardiology
25 years in practice
821K people helped
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How common are cardiac arrests?

How common are cardiac arrests?

Too common.: Each year, approximately 300, 000 persons in the United States experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest; approximately 92% will die. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Umesh Patel
Board Certified, Cardiology
36 years in practice
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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Tip)

Living with Congestive Heart Failure

Heart failure is a symptom not a disease. Underlying cause of failure needs to be treated as well. ...See more

Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
26 years in practice
176M people helped
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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Board Certified, Cardiology
27 years in practice
2M people helped
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What is cardiac insufficiency?

What is cardiac insufficiency?

Vague: This is a vague term which is not typical nomenclature. I assume its referring to a pt with a weak heart called a cardiomyopathy. The pumping function is impaired and thus " insufficient " to meet the bodies needs. Pts like this are prone to episode of cogestive heart failure. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
Board Certified, Cardiology
36 years in practice
410K people helped
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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Tip)

Living with Congestive Heart Failure

A healthy lifestyle can avoid 48% of all cases of heart failure. ...See more

Dr. James Chapman
Board Certified, Cardiology
35 years in practice
1M people helped
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Can good cardiac collateral flow keep you alive and healthy?

Somewhat: Extensive collaterals can be very protective. It is even possible to have a heart attack with no symptoms, and no perceivable damage if the collaterals are developed enough at the time of a vessel occlusion. On the other hand, having occluded vessels secondary to cholesterol plaque isn't exactly "healthy", even though you are feeling well. ...Read more

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Dr. Elden Rand
Board Certified, Cardiology
15 years in practice
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Things that can be done to help with elevated cardiac enxymes?

Things that can be done to help with elevated cardiac enxymes?

Treat cause: First, the cause will need to be assessed. If due to a heart attack, then medications are needed, and probable coronary angiography. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
Board Certified, Cardiology
36 years in practice
410K people helped
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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Tip)

Living with Congestive Heart Failure

Heart failure does not necessarily mean the heart is weak, explore the type of CHF you have. ...See more

Dr. Carlos Orrego
Board Certified, Cardiology
22 years in practice
196K people helped
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Please tell me what are different percentage levels, while doing cardiac work out?

Please tell me what are different percentage levels, while doing cardiac work out?

Exercise intensity: The intensity of exercise is usually classified according to the maximal heart rate for each individual. If the heart rate is < 50 % of maximal predicted (mild), moderate 50-70% and severe > 70% of maximal predicted . It is usually reccomended to exercise at moderate intensity. ...Read more

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