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Doctor insights on: Is Being Tired A Symptom Of Worse Heart Disease Or Advancing Pregnancy

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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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What happens to women with valvular heart disease in pregnancy?

What happens to women with valvular heart disease in pregnancy?

Can get worse: Valvular heart disease, or their symptoms, can get worse in pregnancy .. Consult with your md before getting pregnant ... ...Read more

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What is a heart disease that can be caused from drinking alcohol during pregnancy?

What is a heart disease that can be caused from drinking alcohol during pregnancy?

Cardiomyopoathy: Sometimes, during or after pregnancy a pateint may develop a weak heart otherwise known as a cardiomyopathy. Excessive alcohol may help contribute to that. This can be diagnosed with an echocardiogram. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a heart disease that can be caused from the mother drinking during pregnancy?

Anyone know what is a heart disease that can be caused from the mother drinking during pregnancy?

Septal defects: Fetal alcohol syndrome does result in an increased incidence of heart disease, particularly septal defects such as vsd. It takes a pretty fair amount of drinking - not just a rare glass of wine or beer. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more