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How is excess blood sugar related to abnormal eye blood vessels?

How is excess blood sugar related to abnormal eye blood vessels?

Diabetic retina: Persistent uncontrolled blood sugar (uncontrolled diabetes) in many cases can lead to weakening of blood vessel walls in the retina of the eye and this can cause bleeding, vascular growth and other changes that can affect vision You should work with your diabetic doc to keep the sugar under control and a blood level termed HbA1c at least below 7.0 to help protect the eye. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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What causes broken blood vessels on breast?

What causes broken blood vessels on breast?

Normal.: The prominence of veins through the skin is affected by many factors including levels of hydration and dehydration, body temperature as well as outside temperature, medications and even levels of stress. Fair skinned people tend to have more easily visible veins than darker individuals and hereditary plays a strong role also. In a healthy person, visible veins are usually not of any concern. ...Read more

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What causes blood vessels to burst in lung?

What causes blood vessels to burst in lung?

Many things: Hemoptysis or coughing up blood from the lungs has several causes. Blood tinged sputum can happen from repeated, forceful coughing. Coughing up more than a tablespoon of blood usually comes from either a lung infection or cancer eroding into the lung blood vessels, a vascularized tumor in an airway or because of very high blood pressures in the lung (pulmonary hypertension) seen in mitral regurg. ...Read more

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What causes repeated broken blood vessels in fingers?

What causes repeated broken blood vessels in fingers?

Usually trauma: The veins on top of the hands are very prone to injury from simply hitting them against an object. This would be the most common reason for them to be bruised and subsequently bleed. Other causes could be medications that you are taking such as aspirin, fish oil and even some vitamins. You may want to follow up with a vein specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes broken blood vessels in eyelids?

What causes broken blood vessels in eyelids?

Need more info: Could happen spontaneously, and for no reason at all. Rule out rubbing, taking blood thinners such as aspirin, and check blood pressure but if happening very frequently would need to do a workup of the clotting factors. ...Read more

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Do dilated blood vessels increase perfusion and heatloss, while constricted vessels greatly reduce cutaneous blood?

Do dilated blood vessels increase perfusion and heatloss, while constricted vessels greatly reduce cutaneous blood?

Vasodilatation&const: Vasodilatation causes at the skin level -heat loss for example in fever, alcohol intoxication . Vasoconstriction reduces conservation of heat by avoiding loss of heat bec. Of the constricted vs which occurs in exposure to cold. Increased perfusion because of the vasodilatation or decreased perfusion with vasoconstr. Are initial natural protective reflexes, lost later if the initial event untrea.Ted. ...Read more

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What causes broken blood vessels in your hands?

What causes broken blood vessels in your hands?

Usually trauma: The veins on top of the hands are very prone to injury from simply hitting them against an object. This would be the most common reason for them to be bruised and subsequently bleed. Other causes could be medications that you are taking such as aspirin, fish oil and even some vitamins. You may want to follow up with a vein specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How does high blood pressure affect the lungs?

How does high blood pressure affect the lungs?

Blood pressure : systemic hypertension doesn't affect the lungs till left ventricle begins to fail, then lungs get stiff. Late in course edema may form. ...Read more

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How does diabetes affect the blood vessels in kidneys?

How does diabetes affect the blood vessels in kidneys?

Simple: Diabetes is a blood vessel disease. It leads to the aging of all blood vessels of the body. In the kidneys it primarily involves the small blood vessels, capillaries, leading into the filtering units and causing drop out of these units. Usually every kidney has about a million units. As these start to drop out over the years the kidney function deteriorates. Bigger vessels are not exempt either. ...Read more

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How do blood proteins contribute to blood pressure?

How do blood proteins contribute to blood pressure?

Not much: Except the blood proteins do help keep the liquid part of blood from seeping out into the tissues, so when the blood protein (albumin) level gets very low as in liver cirrhosis, the blood pressure can be low. ...Read more

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How does high blood pressure affect the arteries?

Blood pressure: read this: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-pressure/basics/definition/con-20019580

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How could atheroma cause an increase in blood pressure?

How could atheroma cause an increase in blood pressure?

Yes: because it blocks the blood vessel or narrows it causing high pressure for the same amount of blood to flow , if it was opened up . ...Read more

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Does blood flow to the lungs increase during physical exercise?

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Does blood flow to the lungs increase during physical exercise?

Yes: Blood flow to heart & lungs increase during exercise in order to improve oxygenation of muscles. Blood flow also increases to remove metabolic waste which you can feel as "burn" sensation after strenuous exercise. ...Read more

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Does sugar cause blood clots/plaque in the blood? If it does, by lowering sugar habit(eating a lot of sugar) will the blood thin?

Does sugar cause blood clots/plaque in the blood? If it does, by lowering sugar habit(eating a lot of sugar) will the blood thin?

Yes≈Complex! & No.: Sugar intake ?es large HDL particles (µmol/l)+is converted by liver into triglyceride fat for storage {?es LDL (nmol/l) & body fat stores}. Other than low LDL particle numbers results in LDL particles entering artery walls, attracts monocytes/macrophages to eat/clear the LDL particles & without enough functioning HDL to unload the wbcs, they die & is called plaque. Plaque rupture induces clots. ...Read more

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Can sinus pressure cause blood vessels in eye to break?

Can sinus pressure cause blood vessels in eye to break?

Sinus pressure: Sinus issues can cause the eyes to be red and inflamed but will not cause blood vessels on the eye surface to break. ...Read more

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Any ideas why doesn't blood normally clot in the blood vessel ?

Any ideas why doesn't blood normally clot in the blood vessel ?

Blood thinners: Blood vessels are lined with cells called endothelial cells. These cells secrete small amounts of "blood thinners" to keep blood from clotting. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more