Thursday, August 21, 2014

Complications

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Heart attack is one of the major complications associated with coronary artery disease (CAD). Most heart attacks happen when a clot in the coronary artery blocks the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart. Often this leads to an irregular heartbeat – called an arrhythmia - that causes a severe decrease in the pumping function of the heart. A blockage that is not treated within a few hours causes the affected heart muscle to die.

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Karen McPartland, RD, Health Guide, answered my sister has some fluid around the… Hi mouli,   Fluid around the heart (pericarditis or pericardial…

03/20/11

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Karen McPartland, RD, Health Guide, answered I had a nuclear stress test and 2 days… Hi katrina,   It's a possibility.  Speak with your physician…

03/10/11

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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro, answered Could a heart attack be caused by an… Hi Maribel, Here is a link to information on an enlarged…

10/25/10

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MonicaRD, Health Pro, answered My husband has an ejection fracture of… Hi Shari,   Here is a link to another question that is answered by…

06/19/10

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