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Doctor insights on: Timeline On How Heart Disease Progresses

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For what length of time can someone live with heart disease?

For what length of time can someone live with heart disease?

Heart disease: It depends on the kind and severity of heart disease. Can be a long survival time or lots less, no way to guess without knowing lots about an individual. ...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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Do I have heart disease if every time i get a bruise it heals in months?

Bruise: Bruising easily, even without trauma, could signify a medical problem that needs attention. Deficiency of vitamin k (found in dark green, leafy vegetables) also can cause you to bruise easily. A vitamin c deficiency could also be to blame. Also, it could be a side effect from drugs. Taking supplements could help decrease risk. I hope this helps, if so, please vote for me. Thanks! ...Read more

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How can one's food eating habits over time contribute to the development of diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, or cancer?

How can one's food eating habits over time contribute to the development of diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, or cancer?

Foods: Clearly there are genetic factors involved but by eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, not smoking and avoiding toxins you can prevent some or all of these diseases. Just by eating healthy and not being obese you will avoid most of these. Ther are a number of diets and recommendations so you should find what works for you. ...Read more

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Can yawning all the time even after goids night sleep mean heart disease? I work in the heat im always tired to

Can yawning all the time even after goids night sleep mean heart disease? I work in the heat  im always tired to

No!: Though working in the heat without adequate hydration and ability to cool off and rest may stress you physiologically in ways that you are not directly aware of. ...Read more

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When visiting a new doctor for 1st time. What detailed family medical history is important to give besides cancer and heart disease

When visiting a new doctor for 1st time. What detailed family medical history is important to give besides cancer and heart disease

Everything: Detailed family history is very important. Increase cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, thyroid diseases or any endocrine condition, gastrointestinal conditions, mental disorders etc. Just to mention few. Genetics is playing a big role on many diseases. And the list keep growing. ...Read more

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Can my 8 yr old child who has heart disease take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Claritin at the same time?

Can my 8 yr old child who has heart disease take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Claritin at the same time?

Overdoing It: No. Please do not do this. There is so much evidence in medicine that more is not better. One should not mix medications that are similar in nature unless instructed to do so by a doctor. One does not give a child both Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Claritin at the same time. ...Read more

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Does milk increase risk of heart disease?I have heard conflicting studies, which some say the satfat in milk causes h.D, and others sayingno connection

Does milk increase risk of heart disease?I have heard conflicting studies, which some say the satfat in milk causes h.D, and others sayingno connection

Sadly there is: A lot of controversial opinions at the internet. A theory developed early 1960 -1980's linking milk homogenization and production of an enzyme call xanthine oxidase with an increase in coronary artery disease. Subsequent prospective epideomological studies have failed to showed that direct effect. In my opinion drink your milk but if you are worry change to soy milk. Exercise and eat healthy. ...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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