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Is Wpw Considered A Heart Disease
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
Depends: If the irregular heart beat is due to sporadic premature beats and the heart is structurally normal, that kind of irregularity is present in all normal hearts and not considered a heart disease. On the other hand, if you have atrial fibrillation (for example), that is considered a heart disease. ...Read more
Yes: Unfortunately the names for some defects are confusing. Endocardial cushion defect is an older term. Atrioventricular canal is also an older term for the same entity. The current term for this defect is atrioventricular septal defect and is often abbreviated as avsd. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is bicuspid aortic valve with arteriostenosis considered a heart disease? Would zquil be harmful to that?
No: Premature ventric contractions (pvcs) and rapid hr (tachycardias) are arrhythmias (abnormal rhythms); can occur with or without intrinsic heart disease. Heart dis. Usually from blood vessel disease. Main cause is atherosclerotic buildup of plaque inside others: infection, xs iron, xs muscle, etc. Abn rhythms can be from xs caffeine, tobacco, alcohol, meds, cocaine, dehydration, fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer