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Women’s Heart Attack Symptoms

NARRATOR: You might be surprised to learn that heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, and not surprising, one major sign of heart disease is a heart attack. When it comes to heart attack symptoms, men and women often experience similar feelings. But did you know there are […]

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Chronic Pancreatitis
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Chronic Pancreatitis

>>Chronic pancreatitis. Chronic pancreatitis is caused by long-term inflammation of the pancreas… which eventually leads to the irreversible destruction of pancreatic tissue. Chronic pancreatitis develops slowly over time and is predominantly triggered by lifestyle factors in predisposed patients, such as long-standing, heavy alcohol or tobacco use, although this is not always the case. Other less […]

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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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Can Stress Actually Kill You?
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Can Stress Actually Kill You?

In a busy world, with unending work and responsibilities piling up, stress can get to the best of us. But how bad is it for you really? Can stress actually kill you? From a biological perspective, stress makes perfect sense. If you’re about to get chomped on by a bear, your stress hormones better kick […]

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Heart Attack Symptoms for Women versus Men
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Heart Attack Symptoms for Women versus Men

Hi. I’m Dr. Adrian Preston and I’m a cardiologist at Cardiovascular Specialists of Central Maryland. I specialize in non-invasive cardiology, women’s heart health, and nuclear cardiology. There are differences sometimes in symptoms of heart attacks or angina for women than men and unfortunately, we do miss a lot of symptoms in women because of it. […]

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