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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Heart Conditions (Overview)

Heart conditions is also known as Heart diseases. Heart conditions are abnormalities or diseases of the heart. Some are congenital (birth defects), while others are acquired later.


Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
69 doctors shared insights

Heart Conditions (Overview)

Heart conditions is also known as Heart diseases. Heart conditions are abnormalities or diseases of the heart. Some are congenital (birth defects), while others are acquired later.


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Lightheadedness can be caused by medications used to treat heart conditions. What meds can be used to provide symptom relief?

Lightheadedness can be caused by medications used to treat heart conditions. What meds can be used to provide symptom relief?

Can't answer without: More information...Talk to your physician.

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Eating a Low-Fat Diet (Tip)

Eating a Low-Fat Diet

Help to reduce your risk of heart disease. ...See more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
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Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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Wondering about vagoglossopharangeal neuralgia? Do patients ever report symptoms v similar to stable angina/heart conditions but neg cardiac work-ups and clear arteries?

Wondering about vagoglossopharangeal neuralgia? Do patients ever report symptoms v similar to stable angina/heart conditions but neg cardiac work-ups and clear arteries?

GPN: Glossopharyngeal neuralgia (gpn) is also called vagoglossopharyngeal neuralgia. It is characterized by brief but intense pain on one side of the throat, which may radiate within the mouth or into the ear. Attacks are described as sharp, stabbing or burning in quality. They may occur spontaneously or be provoked by talking, chewing, swallowing, coughing and yawning. It can mimick angina pain. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are cardiac markers and how do they diagnose heart diseases and conditions?

Please tell me what are cardiac markers and how do they diagnose heart diseases and conditions?

Cardiac markers: Read this: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/cardiac_marker.

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Eating a Low-Fat Diet (Tip)

Eating a Low-Fat Diet

Low fat diets do not reduce heart disease risk nor improve heart health at all ...See more

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How is genetic testing for heart conditions done? Blood test?

How is genetic testing for heart conditions done?  Blood test?

Yes: Most commonly a blood test is used, but many other tissues that contain dna can be analyzed. The labs that perform blood tests are much more common and accessible. ...Read more

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My age is 27 and I have a pain under my left armpit for 5 yaers now i can feel a strong vein under it tests have ruled out heart. Diseases?

My age is 27 and I have a pain under my left armpit for 5 yaers now i can feel a strong vein under it tests have ruled out heart. Diseases?

Get further testing : Make sure no lymph nodes, arms not swollen, no pulsating vessel. If not probably benign. ...Read more

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Eating a Low-Fat Diet (Tip)

Eating a Low-Fat Diet

The fat under chicken skin is just as bad for your heart as the fat associated with red meat. ...See more

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Heart Diseases (Definition)

Heart disease is a condition in which a person has problems with his heart, which includes both birth defects and problems acquired later. Examples of heart disease include clogging of the coronary (heart) arteries, heart attacks, leaky heart valves, heart failure, viral infections ...Read more


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