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What are common symptoms of coronary heart disease and how do you get it?

What are common symptoms of coronary heart disease and how do you get it?

Chest pain, dyspnea: Chest pain, dyspnea (shortness of breath), shoulder and arm pain, throat or neck pain, back pain, chest tightness and weakness or fatigue are common symptoms of coronary heart disease. Coronary disease can be caused by genetic factors (ie, familial) or acquired factors such as smoking or obesity-related diseases (diabetes, cholesterol abnormalities, sedentary lifestyle, hypertension, etc.). ...Read more

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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 are the symptoms of coronary heart disease and how do you get it in the first place?

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What are the symptoms of coronary heart disease and how do you get it in the first place?

CAD: Coronary artery disease occurs as a result of progressive obstruction of the lumen by atherosclerotic process. Sometimes it may end up in an acute myocardial infarction if the obstruction is more than 70%, with death of heart muscle. ...Read more

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What are the really bad symptoms you can get with celiac disease?

What are the really bad symptoms you can get with celiac disease?

Typically diarrhea: Celiac disease, among its many manifestations, may result in diarrhea. Simplistically, exposure of intestine to gluten causes inflammation of affected gut lining, with a decrease in absorptive surface of that gut, & resulting malabsorption of food. The best & most enduring fix is to avoid eating gluten. Serum tissue transglutaminase antibody can help determine how successfully gluten is avoided. ...Read more

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What do you advise for heart attacks and strokes, what is the main cause?

What do you advise for heart attacks and strokes, what is the main cause?

Stroke causes: Stroke and heart attacks share common risk factors (diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, genetic factors.Regardless of type of stroke or heart attack, control of risk factors is very important (blood pressure control, normalization of cholesterol, healthy diet). ...Read more

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What are symptoms of coronary microvascular disease? Is it deadly and can it cause tachycardia?

What are symptoms of coronary microvascular disease? Is it deadly and can it cause tachycardia?

Microvascular diseas: Symptoms: chest pain, shortness of breath, lack of energy, sleep problems and fatigue. If you are suggering from these discomfts, it could increase your heart rate. Any physicial discomfort could raise your heart rate. It doesn't cuase acute death. But it has long term sequele of end organ damage. ...Read more

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How to know if cardiovascular disease and ischemic heart disease are the same thing?

How to know if cardiovascular disease and ischemic heart disease are the same thing?

Type: Ischemic heart disease is one type of cardiovascular disease. Cardiac dysfunction secondary to coronary occlusion and infarct or critical pre infarct coronary stenosis. Organic heart disease includes idiopathic cardiomyopathy, amyloid, viral dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to valvular dysfunction. Arteriosclerosis or cardiovascular disease affectsallarteries inthebody.Strokes/heartattack/peripherov. ...Read more

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What are the signs when you get a heart attack and stroke?

What are the signs when you get a heart attack and stroke?

Heart attack : Heart attack: pain chest, arm, jaw, back. Fatigue, shortness of breath. Stroke: paralysis, numbness, facial droop. Altered speech etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of graves disease and how do I test for it? Thank you.

What are the symptoms of graves disease and how do I test for it? Thank you.

Many: Double vision. One or both bulging eyes, blurred vision. Cant close eyes, eye pain, loss of eyebrows, yellowing of skin, red eyes, tearing facial swelling, puffy eyelids. See an endocrinologist first for more extensive testing including antibodies. You should have an ultrasound of the thyroid. 4-6% of graves patients clinically may have neg tests. ...Read more

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How do you manage the symptoms of coronary artery disease?

How do you  manage the symptoms of coronary artery disease?

CAD: By reducing the demand and increasing the coronary blood supply we can pharmacologically reduce anginal symptoms and manage CAD medically. Beta-blockers, nitrates, and calcium channel blockers can help. Aspirin reduces the risk of mi by making platelets less likely to stick together and cause clots. Lipi-lowering meds like statins can stabilize and slow progression of blockages. ...Read more

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How painful is a heart attack? And what are the symptoms?

How painful is a heart attack? And what are the symptoms?

Classically: Angina pectoris =substernal pressure, pain with radiation to the neck or left or right arm and shoulder. Some will have abdominal pain-and be confused with gallbladder or stomach symptoms. Ladies seem to have less classic// or tolerate pain better than men. Relief with Nitroglycerin is very suggestive. A feeling of impending doom, pallor, sweating suggest a bad day! ...Read more

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What are the signs when you get a heart attack?

What are the signs when you get a heart attack?

Variable: Symptoms: chest and neck and left arm pain can all occur elephant sitting on your chest shortness of breath fatigue anxiety fear some are asymptomatic signs: cold clammy low pulse rate, or fast irregular sudden death, . ...Read more

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What are the signs when you get a heart attack?

What are the signs when you get a heart attack?

Variable: Symptoms: chest and neck and left arm pain can all occur elephant sitting on your chest shortness of breath fatigue anxiety fear some are asymptomatic signs: cold clammy low pulse rate, or fast irregular sudden death, . ...Read more

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What are the early signs and symptoms of common liver disease? And how to prevent it to worsens?

What are the early signs and symptoms of common liver disease? And how to prevent it to worsens?

May not have any sym: Chronic liver disease is typically aymptomatic. Liver symptoms are mostly seen with acute infection or liver fsilure from cirrhosis. ...Read more

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Do lots of people get coronary artery disease, or is it unusual?

Do lots of people get coronary artery disease, or is it unusual?

Common: Unless you die from an accident or truma, if you die of natural causes, the most common cause of death are cardiac event or stroke or cancer. Heart attacks and strokes are secondary to arteriosclerosis. Dying during sleep when you are 100 y/o still a cardiac event or a stroke. Of about 3000 autopsies done on young soldiers, approx. 20% already showed signs of early arteriosclerosis. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are most common symptoms of a heart attack?

Could you tell me what are most common symptoms of a heart attack?

Variable: Symptoms: chest and neck and left arm pain can all occur elephant sitting on your chest shortness of breath fatigue anxiety fear some are asymptomatic signs: cold clammy low pulse rate, or fast irregular sudden death, . ...Read more

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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more


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Coronary Artery Disease (Definition)

Damage to or disease in the ...Read more