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Dr. Regina Druz
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Cardiovascular Infections (Overview)

infections= bacterial, viral, or fungal infections that affect the heart and/or blood vessels. For example, endocarditis, an infection of the inner lining of the heart and heart valves.


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Describe the features of a cardiovascular infection.?

Describe the features of a cardiovascular infection.?

Heart & vascular inf: Cardiovascular infection includes heart infection and vascular infection, the clinical presentations of those diseases are various, such as hypotension, syncope, dyspnea, chest tightness etc. ...Read more

Dr. Regina Druz
122 doctors shared insights

Cardiovascular Infections (Overview)

infections= bacterial, viral, or fungal infections that affect the heart and/or blood vessels. For example, endocarditis, an infection of the inner lining of the heart and heart valves.


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What is the definition or description of: Cardiovascular infections?

Cardiovascular: infections= bacterial, viral, or fungal infections that affect the heart and/or blood vessels. For example, endocarditis, an infection of the inner lining of the heart and heart valves. ...Read more

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Treating an Ear Infection (Checklist)

Look for other sources of ear pain besides infection
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Ask your doctor about TMJ (spasm of muscles to jaw joint), as it could cause ear pain
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Look for ear pain or ear drainage, as they are both signs of infection
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See a doctor if you think you have an ear infection
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Describe the features of a cardiovascular infection.?

Heart & vascular inf: Cardiovascular infection includes heart infection and vascular infection, the clinical presentations of those diseases are various, such as hypotension, syncope, dyspnea, chest tightness etc. ...Read more

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What's included in cardiovascular diseases?

What's included in cardiovascular diseases?

Cardiac diseases: Diseases of the heart such as its vessels, valves, heart muscle and it's coverings, it's electrical system as well as diseases of the vessels such as aorta, pulmonary artery to name a few. Pediatric cardiology applies to inborn heart diseases and problems unique to babies and children. ...Read more

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Treating a Kidney Infection (Checklist)

Call your doctor if you have a fever or back pain
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Begin your antibiotic immediately and complete the entire course
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Drink plenty of fluids to stay well hydrated and to help flush the infection
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Get plenty of rest and sleep to help your body fight the infection
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What are the causes of cardiovascular diseases?

What are the causes of cardiovascular diseases?

Genetic & enviroment: Hereditary, smoking, genetics, dietary, old age, hypertension, diabetes. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Throw away any used contact lenses
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Do not occlude or cover your eyes
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If you have pink eye, wash face towels separately with hot water
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How do doctors treat cardiovascular diseases?

How do doctors treat cardiovascular diseases?

Cardiovasc diseases: Your question is too broad and open ended question. Cardiovascular diseases are vast and treatment options are like a ocean. So be specific about your disease. So that i can answer it. ...Read more

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What are uses of resistin in cardiovascular diseases?

What are uses of resistin in cardiovascular diseases?

None: Resistin (the hormone reported to cause Insulin resistance in adipose cells) is not a direct target of any available clinically used medicine yet although research has demonstrated that its levels are affected by various diabetic medications (see: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/11201732). Insulin resistance is part of the "metabolic syndrome" which is an important cv risk factor. ...Read more

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Treating a Bladder Infection (Checklist)

Ask your doctor about taking an antibiotic
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Drink plenty of fluids to help dilute the urine and flush the bladder
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Avoid irritating fluids and food, such as caffeine, citrus, alcohol, and spicy foods
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Take an over-the-counter urinary analgesic for pain and to soothe the bladder
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What percentage of senior citizens die of cardiovascular diseases?

What percentage of senior citizens die of cardiovascular diseases?

Number one: Cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death for both men and women, claiming more lives than cancer, emphysema, etc. ...Read more

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Treating Clostridium Difficile Infection (Checklist)

Minimize use of broad spectrum antibiotics, as clostridium difficile infection is a common complication
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Stay out of hospitals as much as possible
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Use probiotics to outcompete the clostridium difficile bacteria
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What are some cardiovascular diseases and what ways can someone avoid getting them?

Atherosclerosis: Accounts for many of he adult entities
congenital defects-holes, valvular, anomalies, murmurs
acquired defects, valve by infection, coronary deshas.
Then allen peripheral items: carotids, at ice peripheral, and venous
it is a large conglomerate of items.
Most by good choices:
nonsmoking
regular exercise
diet
and monitoring with pcp. ...Read more

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Can you give me a list of aspects of cardiovascular diseases that are reversible without much effort?

Can you give me a list of aspects of cardiovascular diseases that are reversible without much effort?

None: Cardiovascular diseases as a group can be broadly defined i those conditions that are modifiable and unmodifiable. We cannot change our genes, or age, or gender. We can change our diet, do more exercise, and take medications. As you can see, the modifiable conditions do need effort! the good news: not too much effort is needed if one is consistent. ...Read more

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What are some cardiovascular diseases?

What are some cardiovascular diseases?

Much diverse disease: By definition, cardiovascular disease implies abnormal & dysfunctional processes involving the heart itself or blood vessels including arteries & veins. These can be congenital, genetic, or acquired, the latter from lifestyle choices. Infectious or traumatic causes, even bystander injury from other primary diseases can be present. The nature & location of the process affects symptoms & outcomes. ...Read more

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What are some common cardiovascular diseases?

Atherosclerosis: Heart disease
myocardial infarction
valvular regurgitation
valvular stenosis
pericarditis
perpheral arterial or venous or lymphatic disease and obstruction
pvd with claudication
and so many others. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat cardiovascular diseases?

Risk factors: Treatment of risk factors and lifestyle changes are the cornerstone of therapy. Stop smoking , lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Treat diabetes, diet and exercise. ...Read more

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What are main types of cardiovascular diseases?

What are main types of cardiovascular diseases?

Congenital & Aquired: Those one is born with and those aquired.
Born with example: septal defect
aquired example: heart attack, pericarditis, hypertension, ASCVD or hardening of arteries. ...Read more

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How are most cardiovascular diseases diagnosed?

CV diagnosis: As with most health problems, CV diseases are diagnosed with history and physical examination supplemented by appropriate testing. Common cardiac tests include ecg, echocardiogram, xrays, nuclear imaging, and cardiac catheterization and angiography also electrophsiologic studies. Other tests may also be indicated. ...Read more

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What are some good fats for cardiovascular diseases?

Avoid Saturated fat: There are a wide variety of good fats including polyunsaturated fat, monounsaturated fats, and omega-3 fatty acids. The key is to limit the fats that are unhealthy - saturated fat and trans fats. The american heart association recommends limiting saturated fat to no more than 7% of total daily calories. ...Read more

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What are the most important cardiovascular diseases?

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Depends: Important is a relative term. It can be interpreted as most common, or most devastating, or most disabling, etc. Usually the one you have is the most important one. Coronary disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney disease, peripheral arterial disease are the most common, and as such, may have the greatest impact on modern societies, and adversely affect quality of life. ...Read more

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What are the different types of cardiovascular diseases?

What are the different types of cardiovascular diseases?

Much diverse disease: By definition, cardiovascular disease implies abnormal & dysfunctional processes involving the heart itself or blood vessels including arteries & veins. These can be congenital, genetic, or acquired, the latter from lifestyle choices. Infectious or traumatic causes, even bystander injury from other primary diseases can be present. The nature & location of the process affects symptoms & outcomes. ...Read more

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Can any herbs in cooking help treat cardiovascular diseases?

Can any herbs in cooking help treat cardiovascular diseases?

Not significantly.: Certain herbs may be beneficial against cardiovascular disease but not in a significant way. I wouldn't want anyone to rely on herbs to a treat heart condition. ...Read more

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Should people be more aware of cardiovascular diseases and why?

Yes: As people age they become more susceptible to heart and blood vessel diseases. Knowing the symptoms can get you to doctors while treatment is still possible. Heart disease often begins with left chest and/or arm pain. Blood vessel disease, most often hardening of the arteries, begins with calf pain on walking and is relieved by stopping and resting. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cardiovascular diseases?

What is the definition or description of: Cardiovascular diseases?

Cardiovascular: diseases= a constellation of pathologic processes that affect the heart and circulatory system ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Bernard Seif
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Cardiovascular (Definition)

Cardiovascular is a general term that refers to all the components of the blood delivery system in the body such as the ...Read more