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Doctor insights on: What Habits And Practices Can Damage The Heart Circulatory System

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How can a heart puncture affect the circulatory system?

How can a heart puncture affect the circulatory system?

Puncture: Puncture as in gunshot wound or stabbing? It can cause circulatory collapse almost instantaneously. ...Read more

Dr. Nathan Zasler
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How does a heart attack affect your circulatory system?

How does a heart attack affect your circulatory system?

Heart attack : Heart attack may not affect circulation at all. Or it may cause shock, or slower heart failure. It can stop circulation and cause death. All depends on the size and location of heart attack. ...Read more

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What is the aorta in the heart and how does it work with the rest of the circulatory system?

What is the aorta in the heart and how does it work with the rest of the circulatory system?

Main artery: The aorta is the main artery in the boday and is responsible for delivering blood to the rest of the body. ...Read more

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How can hypothyroidism negatively affect the heart and circulatory system?

How can hypothyroidism  negatively affect the heart and circulatory system?

Slows metabolism: The thyroid hormone is essential for proper functioning of most if not all organs in the body. Low thyroid levels can lead to slowing and/or weakness of the heart muscle because of poor utilization of the energy supply to the heart in the setting of low thyroid hormone levels. ...Read more

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How might coronary heart disease affect the heart muscle and the circulatory system?

How might coronary heart disease affect the heart muscle and the circulatory system?

Directly: The coronary arteries and their branches carry the blood and oxygen to the heart muscle cells. Poor flow, low oxygen, cells die- equals heart attack. If enough muscle dies, then heart failure, cardiac arrest, no circulation, and death. ...Read more

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If, and i stress if, a person was experiencing anxiousness caused by impending heart attack or circulatory issues; would exercise make it better/ wors?

If, and i stress if, a person was experiencing anxiousness caused by impending heart attack or circulatory issues; would exercise make it better/ wors?

Worse: If one is actually having circulation problems to any muscle, including the heart, then exercising those muscles will require more oxygen due to more work. This will, in turn lead to less oxygen to the organ than it would when at rest. So, if you are concerned you may having heart pain or circulatory insufficiency, see doc immediately. ...Read more

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Undrneath my nails are a very light bluish-grey color. Could this be an indication of a circulatory problem? Heart problem?

Undrneath my nails are a very light bluish-grey color. Could this be an indication of a circulatory problem? Heart problem?

Nail bed color: The color of nail beds is a nonspecific indicator of oxygenation of the blood and hemoglobin content. If your nail beds usually are pink and turn blue that likely is abnormal. If your nail beds have always been the color you describe, that may just be your normal color. If there is a reason in your history for concern, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Circulatory Disorders (Definition)

Circulatory disorders is a term for any disease that affects veins or arteries ...Read more