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How Drug Use Can Cause Heart Failure

What bothers me, as the E.R. doc here is that let’s just say you are tracking and all of a sudden you notice that your heart rate is spiking, you’re not feeling good and this faster than your monitors not gonna tell you if it’s a bad rhythm and you drop dead. You got the […]

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What Causes a Heart Attack?
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What Causes a Heart Attack?

Atherosclerosis is not only a tongue twister; it’s the leading cause of heart attacks worldwide. Understanding how this disease can lead to an attack starts with knowing how your immune system works for and against you. The good news is that thanks to medical advancements, people are living longer and surviving in the face of […]

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Heart Failure Story: Sara Campos
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Heart Failure Story: Sara Campos

(gentle piano music) Hi, I’m Sara Campos, and I’m from Chicago, Illinois. In 2009, I was diagnosed with congestive heart failure, and it all came about because of my breast cancer, my chemotherapy, and my radiation. It’s been quite an adventure with lots of problems. You go through, it’s said to me, “You’re clean for […]

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3 Simple Ways To Prevent Congestive Heart Failure
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3 Simple Ways To Prevent Congestive Heart Failure

When it comes to congestive heart failure self-efficacy is very beneficial. Here are a few ways to help prevent and treat congestive heart failure. Stop smoking Smoking is a bad habit that can lead to congestive heart failure among other things. Even secondhand smoke can put people exposed to it up to 30% more likely […]

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3 Types of Heart Disease | Heart Disease
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3 Types of Heart Disease | Heart Disease

So what are the different types of heart disease? Well, if we take a simple analogy like a house, we can say that the heart is like a house. It has plumbing, and there can be a problem with the arteries and veins. It has a structural element, which are the walls, and there can […]

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