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Does malaria cause heart disease?

Does malaria cause heart disease?

Yes.: Malaria is number one cause in the world of cardiac electric conduction disorders requiring pacemakers. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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Heart Diseases (Definition)

Heart disease is a condition in which a person has problems within his or her vascular system and heart, which includes both congenital birth defects and problems acquired later. Examples of heart disease include clogging (atherosclerosis) of the coronary (heart) arteries, heart attacks (obstructions of the arteries), damaged heart valves, heart muscle failure, and viral infections of the heart. Some major causes of heart disease include genetics, smoking, hypertension, high ...Read more


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Which type of foods cause heart disease?

Which type of foods cause heart disease?

High fat: High fat, high glycemic diets tend to raise sugers , raise cholesterol, and increase our weight. All of these add to our risk profile.Aha has diets on their web site for your review. ...Read more

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Please describe the three main causes of heart disease?

Please describe the three main causes of heart disease?

Heart disease: Atherosclerotic disease, infectios heart disease, valvar heart disease. ...Read more

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What are the interior structures of the heart? What causes them to break and get heart disease?

What are the interior structures of the heart? What causes them to break and get heart disease?

Interior heart: The interior heart structures are usually referring to the valves, chords and muscle that provide the hearts forward pumping function. There are many reasons these structures can wear down, such as some types of infection, rheumatologic diseases, coronary disease, cardiomyopathies, and otherwise general wear and tear with age. ...Read more

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Does stress cause heart disease?

Does stress cause heart disease?

Stress: Stress over time can be a partial cause and aggravating factor of heart disease. ...Read more

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Could smoking cause heart disease?

ABSOLUTELY: Smoking is the worst, most avoidable cause of heart disease working at endothelial level (inside the arteries) to create damage. Other risk factors for heart disease are genetics (can't do anything for that) , hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity and sedentary lifestyle. Please quit! and is the best thing you can do for your health. There is no argument about it! ...Read more

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How can meat cause heart disease?

How can  meat cause heart disease?

L-Carnitine?: There is a perception that red meat cause heart disease. Not back by strong scientific evidence. But believe due to saturated fat and cholesterol. New studies now link l-carnitine, a compound abundant in red meat to heart disease. Interesting! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Malaria (Definition)

A life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. These parasites infect red blood cells, causing high fever, shaking chills, sweats, vomiting, muscle pain, headache, anemia. First symptoms occur 10 days to four weeks post infection, symptoms occur in cycles of ...Read more