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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
Congenital/acquired: The most common congenital heart defect is vsd (ventricular septal defect), whereas the most frequent acquired heart disease is kawasaki disease which outnumbered rheumatic heart disease in us. ...Read more
PDA: Patent ductus arteriosus and patent foramen ovale. ...Read more
Environmental heart: Environmental causes of heart disease are difficult to correlate accurately. Here's a link to an article that discusses the different evidence and may hopefully answer your question. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/19119685 ...Read more
Please tell me what are most common environmental causes of heart diseases, between ages 20-30 years?
Tobacco: Smoking and cocaine.Get a more detailed answer ›
Congenital defects: Some of the more frequent congenital heart defects include atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus, and valvular stenosis or atresia. The most common complex heart defect is tetralogy of Fallot, which is a combination of four defects. ...Read more
ASD and VSD: Atrial and ventricular septal defects are some of the most common. Mild problems with the valves are common too. In fact, small ventricular septal defects are, according to some studies, the most common congenital birth defect in all people. As always, consult with a cardiologist if you/someone you know is concerned about something. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on your sex, but in general as we get older the incidence of heart disease goes up. While at age 50, men have more heart disease than women, but age 65 women have caught up to men and surpassed them in incidence of disease. Of course, comorbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, family history, and smoking contribute a great deal and cause, in those who have them, premature disease. ...Read more
It depends: Up to the age of menopause, a woman who is not diabetic is much less likely to develop or suffer from coronary artery disease (cad). Once menopausal however, the rate of CAD progression seems to be faster among women as compared to the men of same age, such that usually by age 65 the risk is about the same. ...Read more
Heart disease: Is a nonspecific term that refers to conditions which impair the heart's ability to function. They include rhythm disturbances, structural disturbances, infectious disturbances, inflammatory disturbances, malignant processes, toxic processes and others.......We don't cure virtually anything, symptoms are many but chest pain and shortness of breath and weakness are fairly common. ...Read more
Which condition?: See: http://usmilitary. About. Com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/heart. HtmGet a more detailed answer ›
Crossword puzzle?: Tachycardia, Takayasu's arteritis, Tamponade, Thoracic aortic aneurysm, Thromboangiitis obliterans, Thrombosis (coronary), Torsades de pointes, Total anomalous pulmonary return, TIA, Transplantation (cardiac), Transposition of the Great Arteries, Tricuspid valve disease, Trifasicular block, Truncus arteriosus, Troponin elevation, T wave inversion, -- that's all I can think of!! ...Read more
Birth: Most heart disease in young patients is what we call "congenital". This means that the heart disease was present at birth and often has a genetic origin. A heart defect present at birth may not create symptoms until later in life. ...Read more
Big mac: Big macs are probably not the best food for anyone. An occasional one is probably ok for most folks. There are better food choices however. ...Read more
See answer: Regular exercise is good for your heart but extended vigorous exercise performed during a marathon raises cardiac risk by seven-fold. There is evidence that Long-distance running also leads to high levels of inflammation that may trigger cardiac events and cause heart muscle damage. Short bursts of high intensity running, such as in playing basketball or soccer may be the best aerobic exercise. ...Read more
Need more info: I need a bit more information. What type of heart condition? There are a lot of great centers for pediatric cardiology, but knowing the type of problem is vital to helping you find the best place. Also, knowing where you are will help us pick the best place in your general area. ...Read more
Yes but often early: There are many heart conditions which will show up only during exercise or exertion. Often this is an early sign. Our bodies have a lot of reserve. So when we are at rest or at only moderate levels of activity there are no symptoms. As the heart get sicker the signs show up earlier. Some examples include blocked arteries, blocked or leaking valves, a hole in the heart (often congenital). ...Read more
What does your age have to do with certain Heart Conditions? Where does inheredited heart conditions get treated?
Pls rephrase your q to get more specific answer.
Generally, as we grow older our risk for developing artery disease and valvular disease goes up. That is in turn dependent upon other factors like lifestyle, obesity, genetics etc.
Think of it like plumbing and electric circuits in your house - everything wears and tears as they age. It's more or less the same. Just more complex. ...Read more
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In the adult, more common congenital heart conditions would include patent foramen ovale and bicuspid aortic valve. Others would include atrial septal defect and ventricular septal defect.
Conditions which would be diagnosed at birth or as a child may include tetrology of fallot, patent ductus arteriosis, pulmonic stenosis, transposition of the great arteries, as well as the ones listed above. ...Read more
Many non-heart: Conditions can cause it. Like coffee and energy drinks, dehydration, alcohol, smoking, cold medicine, street drugs like marihuana, lack of physical conditioning/ obesity, hyperthyroidism, anxiety attacks to mention few. Heart conditions like angina, hypertension, conduction delays etc. Or just can be normal for a person. I get pvc's after exercise. Normal echo and stress test. See your physician. ...Read more