Thursday, December 18, 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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Admit it. The title of this little sharepost sounds romantic, doesn't it? My heart skipped a beat. Zing!went the strings of my heart. Well my heart went Boom when she crossed that room...   Ah, love is grand, but palpitations...not so much.   My first experience with skipped beats happened in high school, which is typical for those…

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Leslie Lafayette, Health Guide, posted A Hole in Your Heart: Patent Foramen… It was the morning after my open heart bypass surgery at UCLA Medical…

04/13/11

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, commented on Heart Palpitations: The First Time My… that's a great post, Leslie. Really great advice, too.

04/04/11

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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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