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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

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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Can smoking cause heart disease?

Can smoking cause heart disease?

Yes: Smoking can cause or it can accelate the disease process for heart dz. ...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

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How diabet can cause heart disease?

How diabet can cause heart disease?

Arterial damage: Diabetes causes damage to the arteries throughout the body, including the coronary (heart) arteries. ...Read more

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How can progeria cause heart disease?

How can progeria cause heart disease?

Unknown...: Children with progeria are genetically predisposed to premature, progressive heart disease. Death occurs almost exclusively due to widespread heart disease. As with any person suffering from heart disease, the common events for progeria children are strokes, high blood pressure, angina, enlarged heart, and heart failure, all conditions associated with aging. ...Read more

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How does cholesterol cause heart disease?

How does cholesterol cause heart disease?

Cholesterol: Deposits in the heart arteries & can cause blockages over time. ...Read more

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How can air pollution cause heart disease?

How can air pollution cause heart disease?

Not directly: If it did, everyone is china would be dead now ...Read more

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Does eating fatty foods cause heart disease?

Does eating fatty foods cause heart disease?

Depends on type: It depends the type of fats. Saturated fats have long been blamed as a cause of heart disease but the best current evidence is the fat most implicated is synthetic trans fats. However, when polyunsaturated vegetable oils are fried they also become toxic ; cause heart disease. See http://bit. Ly/1bgp8bx
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How exactly does progeria cause heart disease?

How exactly does progeria cause heart disease?

Abnormal metabolism: The accelerated aging syndrome known as progeria truly accelerates the patients aging and illness profile. Their metabolism is marked by the same abnormalities in cholesterol and fat metabolism in childhood as that seen in adult stroke and heart attack victims. Most succumb to complications of coronary heart disease as early as their teens. ...Read more

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What is the heart disease hcm? What causes it?

HCM: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is an autosomal dominant genetic disease. It is an overgrowth of heart muscle. ...Read more

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Is it true that smoking can cause heart disease?

Is it true that smoking can cause heart disease?

Yes: The surgeon general based on extensive evidence has concluded that cigarette smoking causes heart disease as well as many other diseases. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could smoking cause heart disease?

Please tell me, could smoking cause heart disease?

Yes: Smoking is probably the main preventable cause of arteriosclerosis in the western world, and is becoming more significant in the developing world as well, since cigarette companies are targetting developing nations. Elevated cholesterol (esp ldl), diabetes, hypertension and heredity are the other main risk factors. ...Read more

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What is most likely to cause rheumatic heart disease?

What is most likely to cause rheumatic heart disease?

Bacterial infection: Rheumatic heart disease is a complication of a pharyngeal infection with streptococcus (strep throat). It is rare in developed countries due to the wide availability of antibiotics and better hygeine. ...Read more

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What is heart disease and how is it caused by cholesteral?

What is heart disease and how is it caused by cholesteral?

Atherosclerosis: Atheroslcerosis is cholesterol build up in arteries. If there is excess cholesterol in enters the artery wall and accumulates over time. ...Read more

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What to do if heart disease is the leading cause of death where?

What to do if heart disease is the leading cause of death where?

Lifestyle changes: Don't smoke; exercise goal 4-5 days/week 30-45 min/day; limit alcohol; eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and other high-fiber foods. And choose foods that are low in saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol; limit your stress. See your primary provider regularly. ...Read more

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What's the primary chemical in cigarettes that causes heart disease?

Cigarettes: There are a myriad of toxic chemical compounds in cigarette smoke, nicotine is the best known but it isn't the only one. ...Read more

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Can heart disease cause you to lose weight and your appetite? If so, why?

One possible cause: Will be the possibility of depression not uncommonly seen in a patient with heart disease specially after interventions and hospitalizations. Drug induced, diabetes, hyperthyroid can be another possibilities. I will recommend see your physician asap for avoid history and physical and look for a cause. Malnutrition not good in the presence of coronary artery disease. ...Read more

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What causes heart disease in people without a family history of the condition?

What causes heart disease in people without a family history of the condition?

Heart disease: Familial disease is only one category of disease. Acquired heart disease has infectious, metabolic, toxic, immunologic, oncologic, endocrine and other causes. ...Read more

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What exactly is heart disease and why is it the leading cause of death in America?

What exactly is heart disease and why is it the leading cause of death in America?

CAD plus: Heart disease is a broad category of any condition that affects the heart. The most common condition and the condition that is the leading cause of death is coronary artery disease. This is a condition in which the blood vessels on the surface of the heart which bring blood to the heart muscle develop blockages. When these coronary arteries become blocked the result can be a heart attack. ...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