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What Can You Do To Reduce Your Risk Of Heart Disease Cancer And Other Diseases
Heard lack of sleep increases risk of heart disease and cancer.Any meds or vitamins that cancel that effect?More sleep not optional i have a young son
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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We live longer, etc.: Rural people, generations ago did not have as many modern conveniences, nor was food as readily available, so there was less incidence of heart disease back then. They had no fast food, and when they wanted something, they often had to work hard for it. Probably most important was the fact that because of lack of modern medicine, people did not live as long on average. ...Read more
Ask a lawyer: We have laws in the United States against firing people for having handicaps -- indeed, under the americans with disabilities act, the employer must accommodate. But in the alice-in-wonderland world of law, i've heard that a disease that does not produce disability or interfere with work can be an excuse to fire someone. Folks comment on the irony. Get an attorney. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I'm just wondering, if you have a family history of heart disease and cancer is there really anything you can do?
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Can cancer in the blood cause heart disease? Is it possible for people with cancers of the blood to develop heart disease as a result?
Yes: It is unusual, but possible, for acute leukemia or other blood cancers to cause heart problems by blocking blood flow to the heart, growing in the the fluid surrounding the heart, or even forming tumors in the lymph nodes nearby and compressing the heart. More commonly, heart disease in blood cancer patients is a result of the medicines (often anthracyclines) or radiation used in treatment. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
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