Heart Conditions

Heart Conditions

Cardiovascular disease is caused by narrowed, blocked or stiffened blood vessels that prevent your heart, brain or other parts of your body from receiving enough blood. Cardiovascular disease symptoms may be different for men and women. For instance, men are more likely to have chest pain; women are more likely to have symptoms such as shortness of breath, nausea and extreme fatigue.Symptoms can include: Chest pain (angina), Shortness of breath,
Pain, numbness, weakness or coldness in your legs or arms if the blood vessels in those parts of your body are narrowed Pain in the neck, jaw, throat, upper abdomen or back You might not be diagnosed with cardiovascular disease until you have a heart attack, angina, stroke or heart failure. It's important to watch for cardiovascular symptoms and discuss concerns with your doctor. Cardiovascular disease can sometimes be found early with regular exams.

Everyday Health profiles 3 sisters with a dangerous arrhythmia that causes their hearts to beat irregularly.

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Indications for surgical treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAAs) are based on size or growth rate and symptoms.

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There's no question that work can be stressful. Constant demands on your time and talents make it hard to fit in exercise, time for relaxation and healthy foods.

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The Section of Preventive Cardiology & Rehabilitation offers services to patients with cardiovascular disease and those who have a high risk of developing it.

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Heart and blood vessel disease — also called heart disease — includes numerous problems, many of which are related to a process called atherosclerosis.

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