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What Are The Most Common Heart Conditions In An Aboriginal Population
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
As for everyone else: Hypertension tends to be more severe in people of african-american ancestry; the kidneys tend to retain salt better than other folks which was a plus under the deplorable conditions of slavery. This produces a somewhat greater risk to the kidneys. Diabetes, emphysema and coronary artery atherosclerosis are very common as well. ...Read more
Respiratory failure: Infants & children generally experience cardiac arrest after a period of declining respiratory function. In illnesses like asthma, progessive pneumonia, bronchiolitis etc., effective oxygen exchange begins to fail, the child works harder until they are exhausted and give out. At some point, the heart develops a rhythm disturmance & quits pumping.Drowning or trauma+ lung compromize will also do it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
VSD: 20/1, 000 live births have bicuspid aortic valves, isolated anomalous lobar pulmonary veins or a silent patent ductus arteriosus.Chd is about 6/1, 000 live births (19/1, 000 live births if the potentially serious bicuspid aortic valve is included), and of all forms increases to 75/1, 000 live births if tiny muscular vsds present at birth and other small defecs included. Vsd=ventricular septal defects. ...Read more
VSD.: Cardiac ventricular septal defect (hole in the heart, congenital heart murmur) is one of the most common congenital anomalies in general and the most frequent anomaly in infant of pregestational diabetic mothers. More specific anomalies to diabetic infants include caudal regression and renal anomalies. ...Read more
Per Red Cross, from: 100 people, 1 is ab-, 2 are b-, 3 are ab+, 6 are a-, 7 are 0-, 9 are b+, 34 are a+, and 38 are 0+. Keep in mind that 'it takes all types' and especially over the summer, blood donation drops steeply while need for blood climbs. Please consider donating blood, and please refer to this link for more information on blood types: http://chapters.Redcross.Org/br/northernohio/info/bloodtype.Html. ...Read more
Yes, they happen: If you are talking about the unexpected passing of a fetus in an otherwise healthy woman's womb, it is not exactly common but it still does happen - despite prenatal care - and in most instances the cause is not found. If mom is known to have diabetes, high blood pressure, or the baby is too small doctors will do everything to deliver the baby before it passes in the womb. ...Read more
Pink eye: Far and away, the most common eye disease in kids is viral conjuctivitis, commonly known as "pink eye" because the eye is red and inflamed. Other common eye diseases might be myopia (near-sightedness) and other inflammatory diseases such as a stye or a chalazion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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