Heart symptoms

The term "heart disease" refers to several types of heart conditions. The most common type of heart disease in the United States is coronary artery disease, which affects the blood flow to the heart. Decreased blood flow can cause a heart attack. ...Source: CDC1 ...

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Causes of Heart symptoms

Some of these disorders are the result of the over production of blood vessel cells, while others occur from vascular malformations. Still others result from inflammation of the blood vessels or the build up of a fatty substance called plaque ...2

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Diagnosis of Heart symptoms

Some of these—such as cardiac MRI and echocardiography—can take moving pictures of a beating heart to see how well it’s working. Others—such as cardiac CT and a nuclear heart scan—take specialized snapshots to assess heart ...3

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Causes List for Heart symptoms

Possible causes of Heart symptoms (or similar symptoms) may include:4

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Clinical Features of Heart symptoms

People who have abnormal heart murmurs may have signs or symptoms of the heart problems causing the murmurs. These signs and symptoms may include:

  • Poor eating and failure to grow normally (in infants)
  • Shortness of breath, which may occur only ...
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Treatments for Heart symptoms

Your doctor is not the only health care provider that can help you follow the ABCS. Nurses, pharmacists, community health workers, health coaches, and other providers can work with you and your doctor to help you achieve your health goals ...5

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Prevention of Heart symptoms

Following a healthy lifestyle and taking steps to lower your risk for heart disease may help you prevent atrial fibrillation (AF). These steps include:

  • Following a heart healthy diet that's low in saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol. A healthy diet ...
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References

  1. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ heartdisease/ about.htm
  2. Source: NCBI, Genes and Disease (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ books/ NBK22227/ 
  3. Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): newsinhealth.nih.gov/ issue/ mar2014/ capsule2
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: CDC DHDSP: cdc.gov/ dhdsp/ data_statistics/ fact_sheets/ fs_aa.htm

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