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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. Chad Levitt
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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more


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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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What causes cardiac temponade?

What causes cardiac temponade?

Cardiac tamponade: cardiac tamponade is collect of either blood , pus or fluid in sac around the heart resulting in reduction of filling of ventricles leading to haemodynamic compromise.It is life threatening condition. it can be caused by infection, injury, post heart attack, malignancy, associated with certain disorders like rheumatoid arthritis ,SLE, radiation etc. http://patient.info/doctor/cardiac-tamponade ...Read more

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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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What are common cardiac abnormalities?

What are common cardiac abnormalities?

Heart abnormalities: go to this site and check it out: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Conditions_UCM_001087_SubHomePage.jsp ...Read more

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What can you do to reduce cardiac diseases?

What can you do to reduce cardiac diseases?

Lifestyle: Changes in lifestyle. Exercise, good diet, moderate alcohol, if you don't drink do not start, control of diabetes, stop smoking, control your weight, keep BP less than 130/80, control stress. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about cardiac recovery?

What can you tell me about cardiac recovery?

Recovery: read this: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartAttack/PreventionTreatmentofHeartAttack/Heart-Attack-Recovery-FAQS_UCM_303936_Article.jsp

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What is meant by future cardiac intervention?

What is meant by future cardiac intervention?

Future: In the future a cardiac interventional procedure may be in the cards. ...Read more

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How can one lower their "cardiac risk factor"?

Easy: All risk factor could be lower except hereditary causes like family history of strong coronary artery disease. Change your lifestyle. Stop bad habits. Exercise but before check with your physician. If you think about almost all risk factors can be modified. ...Read more

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My gentleman friend has sudden cardiac symptoms?

My gentleman friend has sudden cardiac symptoms?

Go to a doctor soon.: Only a physician evaluation, face to face, can answer this question. ...Read more

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What are some of the signs of a cardiac emergency?

What are some of the signs of a cardiac emergency?

Chest pain: Chest pain which lasts for more than a few minutes pain which spreads to the arms, neck, jaw, or shoulders a feeling of "fullness or squeezing" in the chest fainting, sweating, nausea, or shortness of breath feeling of impending doom. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cardiac?

What is the definition or description of: cardiac?

The Heart: Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such a substitution generally works. ...Read more

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Can you please explain the difference in cardiac blocks?

Can you please explain the difference in cardiac blocks?

Several kinds: 1st degree-conduction through the av node is >20 ms. 2nd degree type 1, av conduction lengths till a beat is dropped. 2nd degree type 2: beats drop randomly. 3rd degree:there is complete block between the atrial and the ventricles. Bundle branch block: a pathway below the av node (in the ventricles) is blocked - can be right or left. The left has 2 fasicles. ...Read more

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What are some cardiac reasons that would cause fainting?

What are some cardiac reasons that would cause fainting?

Rhythm: Fainting caused by a heart problem can be caused by a change in the rhythm - to one that is too slow or too fast. These can be regular or irregular. The causes of each change span the breadth of medical and cardiac conditions. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the causes of cardiac temponade?

I was wondering what are the causes of cardiac temponade?

Cardiac tamponade: Read this: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000194.Htm.

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How is a female draped for cardiac exam. A little nervous.

How is a female draped for cardiac exam.  A little nervous.

Talk to your : Doctor and let him know you are nervous. Commonly, when i auscultate female patients they should be without bra, cover by gown with a female nurse present. ...Read more

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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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