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Heart Problems (Definition)

Heart problems are clinical conditions or findings that are related to the heart and include arrhythmias, heart failure, heart valve diseases, and diseases of the heart ...Read more


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What are some common heart problems?

What are some common heart problems?

Heart Disease: Common heart problems include coronary artery disease (heart attacks), CHF (failing heart), valvular problems (aortic and mitral disease for the most part), and cardiac arrhythmia (atrial fibrillation and palpitations/syncope). ...Read more

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Can diet sodas cause heart problems?

Can diet sodas cause heart problems?

See above: Diet sodas have multiple issues, but as far as the heart is concerned the issue is their caffeine, please refer to my earlier answer regarding caffeine and the heart. ...Read more

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Can a 23yo female have heart problems?

Can a 23yo female have heart problems?

Sure...: That is a very nonspecific question. Newborns can have heart problems and every age thereafter. Certain issues such as coronary artery disease and heart attacks are less likely at 23 years of age then when older. There are a variety of "heart problems", if want a more specific answer then this I would suggest you ask again with more details or see your doctor if you are concerned about yourself ...Read more

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What are some signs of heart problems?

What are some signs of heart problems?

None to many: Heart disease may exist silently for decades and still be lethal. Symptoms are for the lucky ones that then have an opportunity to sort them out before catastrophe. Common symptoms may include chest discomfort, shortness of breath, fatigue, palpitations, but need to know that women may have somewhat different symptoms. Risk factor assessment/management and judicious testing may help. ...Read more

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Can taking acid lead to heart problems?

Can taking acid lead to heart problems?

Why take acid?: Our diet to some extent contain acidic substances. That to my knowledge does not have any effect on the heart. ...Read more

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What are some non-serious heart problems?

What are some non-serious heart problems?

See doctor: It's always better to be safer than sorry, if you think you have a heart problem. Thus, it's best to see your doctor for a thorough history and physical exam, along with appropriate testing, to make sure you're not having a serious heart problem. With that said, most healthy people will experience, occasional skipped (premature) beats, that are very rarely serious. ...Read more

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How would i know if i had heart problems?

How would i know if i had heart problems?

Work up : Given your age you are at a low risk for heart disease. Your symptoms will dictate the type of work up that may include ECG, 2d-echo, electro physiologic studies, catheterization, MRI , etc. Talk to your doc about your symptoms. ...Read more

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What age does heart problems occur more?

It depends: on what heart problems you speak of! As we age, our bodies are predisposed to more medical problems including the heart. Coronary heart disease rarely affects anyone under the ago of 30. As we age, risk factors such as smoking, diabetes, obesity and genetics increase the incidence of heart problems. ...Read more

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Could herbex products cause heart problems?

Could herbex products cause heart problems?

Herbex: I can't find the list of what's in them on their website. If they don't list their components, I sure wouldn't use them ...Read more

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What are the major causes of heart problems?

What are the major causes of heart problems?

Major causes heart: Major causes of heart problems in the U.S. are smoking, increasing age, male gender, hypertension, diet (e.g. cholesterol), obesity, and diabetes. ...Read more

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What to do if u notice signs of heart problems?

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What to do if u notice signs of heart problems?

Talk to your doctor: Signs and symptoms of heart disease range from none to many. If one is concerned that there may be looming heart problems, especially if one has risk factors like high blood pressure, blood fat abnormalities, diabetes, tobacco use and family history, then controlling those risk factors and seeking professional advice from your doctor is sensible and prudent. ...Read more

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How to determine if I am having heart problems?

Symptoms: Pay attension to yourself if somyhing is wrong say skip beats ot chest pain need to see a physician for consuly .Blood tests for choleterol etc can guide you. ...Read more

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Could being impotent be cause by heart problems?

Could being impotent be cause by heart problems?

Yes: There are many possible causes for impotence or erectile dysfunction, one of which is cardiovascular disease. ...Read more