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Causes Of Poor Circulation In Teenagers
Various Causes: Diminished flow to an extremity can have various causes. Some are occlusive disease to the extremity, injury to the artery, or more seriously disease to the aorta below the affected vessel. A good history and physical as well as documentation of the symtoms and their duration are important. Sometimes invasive testing is necessary, but consultation with your physician is where to begin.. ...Read more
Congnital heart dise: Teens and 20s do not normally have heart problems like coronary artery disease and cardiomyopathy etc. But some who are born with congenital heart disease even if cured by surgery may still have residual disease and complications, rarely they can have viral infections causing complications like cardiomyopathy.And occasionally rheumatic heart disease.These are not that common but still seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes impaired circulation which in turn cause thinning of the retina(lattice degeneration) ?
No: Varicose veins are due to incompetent valves in the veins of the legs. It does not reflect on your heart. When you stand for long periods of time, gravity assists in pooling of the blood in the lower extremities. The same happens when sitting for long periods of time since blood flow back to the heart is impeded by the pressure on the back of your legs. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Can long term anxiety and lack of sleep in a healthy young adult cause scarring of the heart or inflammation?
Bleeding, high BP: Sadly, women are still dying around the world during childbirth. Some conditions could be prevented by better care and closer hospitals. Others cannot. Over the ages, leading causes of death eg infection have been better controlled in developed nations. However, it is still difficult to prevent progression of rising blood pressure as in preeclampsia and bleeding from placental or uterine problems. ...Read more
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