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What Is The Life Expectancy Of Someone With Heart Disease Or Condition
Depends: Its very hard to tell. There are many types of heart conditions ranging from a slight murmur to severe problems with the valves and the blood vessels around the heart. With proper treatment most people heart disease will have full life. Prevention with proper diet and exercise is the key to much of the heart disease we in the US. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Depends: It depends on the type and severity of disease as well as the health and age of the patient. ...Read more
ASD: The life expectancy for a patient with ASD depends on the degree of shunting. If it is a small ASD with minimal shunting, life expectancy can be normal. If it is a large ASD with a left to right shunt and pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure, life expectancy can be signficantly decreased. ...Read more
Hard to answer: There are many different typesof congenital heart disease. Each type cannot be directly compared to others because the answer will be different. Many people, with a majority of the defects that we see today, will live a full and normal life. Thre are more people alive today in the us with chd over 18 than under. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does premature ventricular contractions shorten life expectancy? If heart is healthy and no family history of heart disease, should it be a concern?
If you show no signs of heart disease and have no family history can you live your whole life with premature ventricular contractions? Life expectancy?
PVC: In the absence of electrolyte abnormality, structural or functional heart disease these single events are considered benign occurences ...Read more
Life expectancy of RA patients? I have studied that life gets reduced by 10 years and out of all deaths, half are due to heart diseases. How true is it?
Of course, a lot: Depends on at what age a person is diagnosed and how severe it is. Inflammation of blood vessels including coronary arteries is a known complication of RA and may shorten the life span. RA patients are also susceptible to infection, lung disease and maybe some cancers. One can not be precise about the years of shortened-life due to the disease severity and duration issues. Best wishes:) ...Read more
I've had some tests done, but what test exactly determines if you have heart disease or terrible anxiety? 'anxiety' been ruining my life for years now
Prevent causes: The first line therapy for preventing heart disease is to make sure you stay away from the causes. Amonst these are cigarettes, fast food, obesity, diabetes, lack of exercise & anything else that can cause inflammation in your body. Eating a meditterean diet, losing weight & starting an exercise program is a great first step. Adding omega-3 fatty acids is one of the most important supplements. ...Read more
Depends: Congenital heart disease have had significant advances in technology of diagnosis and treatment. Especially with surgical treatments. So much so that there is now a specialty in cardiology kown as "adult congenital cardiology" dedicated to the care of adults born with congenital heart disease. To answer your question it depends on the details of the disease. Some may not affect life span, some will ...Read more
How much will 1 hour excercise per day. Healthy weight and eating. No smoking. Light drinking reduce risk of heart disease through life? Male 22
Great benefit: There's no hard number, but you'll be at about 1/10 the risk of serious heart disease in middle age compared with peers who are slugs. Most important is establishing habits now, at your age. No matter what direction your life takes -- the time commitments of job & family -- I hope that staying fit will always be a priority. It's a great gift you can give yourself and the people you love. ...Read more
Is PSVT considered Heart disease? Is it life threatening? I am being treated for it and take flecainide 100 MG Tabs twice a day.
I have severe anemia which could be causing my rare heart disease (IST). I have had severe anemia for 2 years or more. When is it life threatening?
Male 22. Don't smoke. Odd beer. Slim, eat healthy. 30mins exercise 7 days p/w. No immediate fam history. What's chance of heart disease in my life?
Largely up to you: Keep this up, and if you develop hypertension and/or diabetes and/or show a familial tendency to hypercholesterolemia, manage them aggressively. Get the occasional checks for colon cancer while you're at it. Do this, and it's likely you'll have a long and healthy life and die of something other than coronary artery atherosclerosis. Good job so far. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does the anti arrhythmic Sotalol prolong life in patients with ventricular tachycardia with no known structure heart disease?
No: It may lower mortality consider Ep studit ...Read more
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