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Acute Coronary Syndrome and Heart Attack

If you have acute coronary syndrome, you have one or more conditions caused by a blockage of blood flow to your heart muscle. This is a medical emergency, because you may be having a heart attack, a condition in which your heart muscle begins to die. Your heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood […]

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Why Obesity is a Chronic Disease
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Why Obesity is a Chronic Disease

We’re still in an era where the medical profession has very little knowledge about serious weight problems. They haven’t acknowledged that a serious weight problem is a medical condition, a disease that needs to be treated like other diseases. Excess weight is really a medical problem, and it can be tied to almost every chronic […]

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Aortic Valve Disease, Animation
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Aortic Valve Disease, Animation

the aortic valve serves to ensure one-way flow of oxygen-rich blood from the left ventricle to the aorta and to the body it opens when the left ventricle contracts and pumps blood and closes when the ventricles refill to prevent blood from flowing back to the left ventricle the aortic valve consists of three leaflets […]

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