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How many people suffer from heart disease in the U.K. every year?

How many people suffer from heart disease in the U.K. every year?

Follow this link: This link will provide you with a large amount of data along these lines. http://patient.info/doctor/epidemiology-of-coronary-heart-disease Cheers! ...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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Is it safe for you to take tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine if you suffer from heart disease?

Imo yes: Interestingly the real killer is stress and other causes of imbalance in supply and demand of oxygen to the coronary arteries and decreasing levels of stress hormones in the bloodstream. In cases of bad pain opioids of which tylenol (acetaminophen) with c is one actually can blunt the stress response. ...Read more

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38yr male non smokernondrinker eats heart healthy daily exercise/no familyhistory heart disease /suffered widowmaker 90%bloc 2stents hehasnospleen ?

38yr male non smokernondrinker eats heart healthy daily exercise/no familyhistory heart disease /suffered widowmaker 90%bloc 2stents hehasnospleen ?

Widow maker: Coronary events in such patients are unusual but not unheard of. It may be worth getting evaluated for hypercoaguable state where blood is more apt to clot due to blood related condition ie homocystinuria. ...Read more

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Will not doing exercise affect my coronory heart disease 60% mid LAD as suffer bad deppression like and never in the mood to do anything.

Will not doing exercise affect my coronory heart disease 60% mid LAD as suffer bad deppression like and never in the mood to do anything.

Yes.: See my previous answer to your question. Exercising aerobically, not just walking, can actually lead to plaque "regression", along with medications to lower BP and cholesterol. Lack of exercise can make you depressed, conversely, exercise will give you more energy. Lack of exercise will lead to plaque "progression" and worsening of the 60% blockage. ...Read more

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Is heart disease hereditory?

Is heart disease hereditory?

Yes: Atheroscerotic heart disease is inherited. It is a signigicant risk factor for offspring of heartattack pts. ...Read more

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How is heart disease caused?

How is heart disease caused?

Many causes: Heart disease can be caused by many things such as genetics or a bacterial infection. Perhaps the most common risk factors are related to lifestyle and thus can be changed. Smoking, excessive alcohol use, obesity, or uncontrolled blood sugars in a diabetic are all important risk factors for cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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What is sick in heart disease?

What is sick in heart disease?

To broad: There is sick sinus syndrome which a pt needs a pace maker . Theres atheroslcerotic heart disease with cholesterol build up in arteries of the heart. Valvular heart disease is when the valves of the heart are leaking or blocked. Need to be more specfic. ...Read more