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What are the effects of heart disease?

What are the effects of heart disease?

Can be as little: As nothing as bad as death with everything in between. ...Read more

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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 effects of cardiovascular disease on longevity?

What are the effects of cardiovascular disease on longevity?

Shortens : With serious cardiovascular disease as accompanied the potential for sudden death which therefore shortens life. It ALS has negative impact on quality of life. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of Parkinson's disease?

What are the health effects of Parkinson's disease?

Numerous: Due to the disease, pts can fall and get injured, have problems swallowing and may get poor nutrition, may get confused and disoriented and need ongoing supervison and care, may get numerous medication reactions, will gradually lose ability to care for self and may become immobilized and bedridden with risk for blood clots in limbs, and of course both longevity and quality of life are impaired. ...Read more

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What are the effect of statins really on cardiovascular disease?

What are the effect of statins really on cardiovascular disease?

Improved outcomes: For many cardiovascular diseases, abnormal lipid metabolism seems to play an important role in disease progression. Statins mitigate these adverse effects by lowering the exposure by reducing the ldl-c levels, but also by non-lipid effects loosely termed as pleiotropic effects, which may involve, amongst other effects, anti-inflammatory mechanisms. Google these terms for further clarification. ...Read more

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What are the effects of CHF on the cardiovascular system?

What are the effects of CHF on the cardiovascular system?

Remodeling: The answer is far more complex than 400 characters allow. Heart failure causes an overload of adrenaline-like compounds that make the heart change shape and composition, and deposit scar tissue. Meanwhile, the kidneys and the heart get their ongoing tango out of step and start miscommunicating with each other resulting in blood pressure abnormalities and other further problems. ...Read more

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What are the after-effects of heart disease?

What are the after-effects of heart disease?

Heart disease: This depends totally on the individual concerning what type of heart disease, and how much damage has occurred with the heart disease. Any one with suspected or know heart disease should have regular visits with their doctor who will individualize diagnosis and treatment and tell the patient what to expect in the future. ...Read more

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What are all of the effects of hashimoto's disease?

What are all of the effects of hashimoto's disease?

Varies: Having the antibody in a nonpregnant woman means an increased risk of hypothyroidism in the future. If you are hypothyroid due to hashimotos (the cause of hypothyroidism in 85% of women in the us) the effects are no different from hypothyroidism from whatever cause. ...Read more

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What are the psychological effects of Parkinson's disease?

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What are the psychological effects of Parkinson's disease?

Parkinson: The blunting of affect, slow mobility, tremors & stiffness can affect moods & present with depression & despair, also effect of some medications used can add to that, along with quality of life issues. ...Read more

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What are the emotional effects of Lyme disease?

What are the emotional effects of Lyme disease?

Many effects: Lyme disease is often called the great imitator, as it can imitate most any disease. Borrelia bacteria can infect the nervous system and thus cause anxiety, depression and even psychosis.Even if it does not infect the brain, the fatigue & pain of lyme can cause great emotional distress & many lyme patients feel isolated & unsupported. See www.Lymeinfo.Net/neuropsych.Html for much more information. ...Read more

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What are killer diseases of the cardiovascular system?

What are killer diseases of the cardiovascular system?

atherosclerosis: The most certain answer to your question is atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) which can result in heart attacks and congestive heart failure, both of which could result in death. There are also a number of inherited conditions which can result in fatal heart rhythms such as long qt syndrome, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, brugada syndrome, etc.…. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease?

What are the symptoms of hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease?

Usually none: These diseases are usually asymptomatic until the end. Then they can present with stroke, heart attack, aneurysms, and peripheral arterial occlusive disease. The best thing is to know your risk factors (diet, smoking, family history) and early warning symptoms. Best to prevent it from. Ever getting to the point of a catastrophe. ...Read more

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What are the origins of cardiovascular disease?

What are the origins of cardiovascular disease?

Atherosclerosis: Atherosclerosis occurs when areas of the artery wall thicken in response to either modifiable (high LDL particle levels, smoking or high blood pressure )and non-modifiable (genetics, age, gender) risk factors. Over time, areas of focal thickening may grow into a larger lesion called a “plaque" that can limit blood flow slowly or suddenly (acute lack of flow due to plaque rupture, clot formation). ...Read more

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What are the effects of vercosile disease?

What are the effects of vercosile disease?

Pain, infertility: If you mean varicocele, then typically they cause pain in the scrotum, can cause male infertility and could be a reason for low testosterone levels. They can be repaired surgically or nonsurgically. Read more at: http://theturekclinic.Com/services/male-fertility-infertility-doctor-treatments-issues-zero-sperm-count/varicocele-symptoms-treatment-repair/. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of acute cardiovascular disease?

What are the symptoms of acute cardiovascular disease?

Variable: Depending on which cv disease you mean: heart attack? Heart failure? Cardiac arrest? Etc. Very generally, heart disease causes one or more of the following: chest pain, shortness of breath, fluid retention, palpitations, dizziness, or loss of consciousness. (sorry but that's a general answer to a general question). ...Read more

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What are the side effects of disease acromegaly?

What are the side effects of disease acromegaly?

Acromegaly: Complications are severe headache arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome enlarged heart hypertension diabetes mellitus heart failure kidney failure compression of the optic chiasm leading to loss of vision in the outer visual fields (typically bitemporal hemianopia) increased palmar sweating and sebum production over the face (seborrhea). ...Read more

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What are some of the risks of coronary heart disease?

What are some of the risks of coronary heart disease?

Untimely Death: Atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries is a progressive disease, if it is allowed to continue without any remediation, the arteries will become blocked and, in the heart, this will cause ischemia -becoming irreversible -and ultimately muscle death.In the interim, one could be sidelined from preferred activities due to angina or equivalent.But you can partner with your doctor to slow/stop it. ...Read more

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What are the effects of cardiovascular disease on longevity?

Shortens : With serious cardiovascular disease as accompanied the potential for sudden death which therefore shortens life. It ALS has negative impact on quality of life. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can cardiovascular disease effects our society?

We all die from: Number one cause of death. Accelerated arteriosclerosis by cigarette smoking. Since 50's, other than death by accident or crime, the number 1 cause of death is heart attack, 2 strokes 3 cancer. Arteriosclerosis of coronaries=heart attack arteriosclerosis of carotids=strokes cancer=cancer dying during sleep old age=heart attack, stroke. ...Read more

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How can I evaluate the effects of statins on cardiovascular disease?

Lipid profile: Statins are medications used to treat high cholesterol, which is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. You can evaluate the impact of your treatments (diet and medications) for high cholesterol by following measurements of your lipids with blood tests. This should be done with the advice of a physician. ...Read more

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What is cardiovascular disease, ?

What is cardiovascular disease, ?

Heart disease: A cardiovascular problem is generally related to having a heart disease. A heart disease is a cardiovascular problem. Cardio means heart, vascular means blood vessel system. They are a continuum. ...Read more

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What are some cardiovascular diseases?

What are some cardiovascular diseases?

Much diverse disease: By definition, cardiovascular disease implies abnormal & dysfunctional processes involving the heart itself or blood vessels including arteries & veins. These can be congenital, genetic, or acquired, the latter from lifestyle choices. Infectious or traumatic causes, even bystander injury from other primary diseases can be present. The nature & location of the process affects symptoms & outcomes. ...Read more

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What's included in cardiovascular diseases?

What's included in cardiovascular diseases?

Cardiac diseases: Diseases of the heart such as its vessels, valves, heart muscle and it's coverings, it's electrical system as well as diseases of the vessels such as aorta, pulmonary artery to name a few. Pediatric cardiology applies to inborn heart diseases and problems unique to babies and children. ...Read more

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What does occult cardiovascular disease mean?

What does occult cardiovascular disease mean?

Hidden: Occult disease is asymptomatic or sub-clinical such as an aneurysm that one has that ruptures but the patient had no signs or symptoms before rupture. That would be an occult aneurysm. ...Read more

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What are some common cardiovascular diseases?

Atherosclerosis: Heart disease myocardial infarction valvular regurgitation valvular stenosis pericarditis perpheral arterial or venous or lymphatic disease and obstruction pvd with claudication and so many others. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat cardiovascular diseases?

Risk factors: Treatment of risk factors and lifestyle changes are the cornerstone of therapy. Stop smoking , lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Treat diabetes, diet and exercise. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cardiovascular disease ?

Multifactorial: You can inherit a genetic predisposition to these disorders. Risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, smoking, poor dietary habits, cholesterol level, and inactivity can increase your risk. ...Read more

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What are the origins of cardiovascular disease?

Atherosclerosis: Atherosclerosis occurs when areas of the artery wall thicken in response to either modifiable (high LDL particle levels, smoking or high blood pressure )and non-modifiable (genetics, age, gender) risk factors. Over time, areas of focal thickening may grow into a larger lesion called a “plaque" that can limit blood flow slowly or suddenly (acute lack of flow due to plaque rupture, clot formation). ...Read more

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What are main types of cardiovascular diseases?

What are main types of cardiovascular diseases?

Congenital & Aquired: Those one is born with and those aquired. Born with example: septal defect aquired example: heart attack, pericarditis, hypertension, ASCVD or hardening of arteries. ...Read more

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How are most cardiovascular diseases diagnosed?

CV diagnosis: As with most health problems, CV diseases are diagnosed with history and physical examination supplemented by appropriate testing. Common cardiac tests include ecg, echocardiogram, xrays, nuclear imaging, and cardiac catheterization and angiography also electrophsiologic studies. Other tests may also be indicated. ...Read more

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Describe the features of cardiovascular disease.?

Leading death cause: Cardiovascular disease is the world's leading cause of death. It includes heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure. Symptom features are felt difficulty in breathing, chest tightness or chest pain etc. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is cardiovascular disease?

Could you explain what is cardiovascular disease?

Heart disease: A cardiovascular problem is generally related to having a heart disease. A heart disease is a cardiovascular problem. Cardio means heart, vascular means blood vessel system. They are a continuum. ...Read more

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How does urocortin affect cardiovascular disease?

Urocortin: Read this: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/112/23/3544.full It appears we're still trying to clarify the question(s) ...Read more

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Is it true that cardiovascular disease hereditary?

Is it true that cardiovascular disease hereditary?

Yes : There is some genetic component to it as well as lifestyle component. ...Read more

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Cardiovascular (Definition)

Cardiovascular is a general term that refers to all the components of the blood delivery system in the body such as the ...Read more


Dr. Creighton Wright
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Cardiovascular Diseases (Definition)

diseases= a constellation of pathologic processes that affect the ...Read more