Heart disease prevention children

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469720 tn?1388146349 Peripheral Vascular Disease and Cardiovascular Disease affects over 12 million people in the US and the most concerning aspect of that high number is that most people are not diagnosed early. Our ability to successfully manage the process is significantly improved when the conditions are diagnosed early. Early identification is improved when the public is informed about the risk factors and symptoms of the disease.
Avatar f tn If you want to see some great and entertaining commercials on heart attack prevention and signs check out this website I discovered called PSAStation at http://www.psastation.com/heart-attack-prevention-psas!
Avatar n tn I would like to purchase a book on nutrition for heart disease prevention but after an hour of surfing through Amazon, I have no idea which one to get. I want one that is up to date with current research. Any recommendations? Thank you so much for your help!
Avatar m tn An estimated 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, and an estimated 600,000 more may suffer from an often misdiagnosed subtype called "hippocampal sparing" Alzheimer’s Since there’s no conventional cure, the issue of prevention is absolutely critical if you want to avoid becoming an Alzheimer’s statistic.
Avatar m tn To reduce the risk of Lyme disease: • Wear light-colored clothing and preferably long pants and long sleeves when in places where ticks may be present. This helps in spotting ticks that may be on clothes. Tucking pants into socks is also a very good idea. • Perform a tick check every day so ticks can be removed before they have a chance to feed and transmit pathogens they might be carrying.
Avatar m tn It is difficult to answer your question because there is very little information. Children under 5 years is almost always not operated on. With children there is usually two operations, the second operation to account for the growth factor of a child.
Avatar m tn what is difference between Heart attack and Angina pain
Avatar f tn t any family history of heart disease. My age does not indicate towards heart problems. I am so worried abt my health and future. Somebody plz help me. If i am at risk of heart attack or CAD. What should i do. Plz reply.
1200240 tn?1289339687 My hubby has heart disease.He went along to the GP yesterday and he is refering him back to the consultant for further investigation as he has been coming over very poorly and his pulse was low. The GP told him the consultant will probably tell him he's to have a heart bypass which is worrying him now. Today he came over bad in himself as he has been doing quite a lot, he seems a shadow of his normal self.He gets so fatigued and feels very ill in himself.
Avatar m tn Multivitamin-Mineral Use Is Associated with Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Mortality among Women in the United States. http://jn.nutrition.org/content/early/2015/01/07/jn.114.204743.
Avatar f tn The first is to educate your children about heart disease as soon as you believe they are old enough to understand and begin to take charge of their health. It is never too early to begin heart healthy habits, including diet, exercise, and weight management. The most important part of that education is to teach by example. The second suggestion is to have this conversation with your primary care physician.
Avatar n tn What are some of the best, easy to follow, all encompassing books out there about heart disease prevention??
15915009 tn?1488868338 I came across a thread about children with Graves' Disease. I also believe that Graves' Disease need to be researched more, especially in kids since its so rare to have a child diagnosed with it. It is always misdiagnosed and takes the wrong kind of specialty area (e.g. cardiology for the fast heart rate or psychology for the anxiety and lack of concentration) to find nothing wrong with them, when there was with all of these presenting symptoms.
Avatar n tn 1. If you smoke, quit smoking. This is the single biggest thing a person can modify in their life. Smoking will significantly increase one's risk of having a heart attack. 2. Maintain an active lifestyle - Try to get some regular exercise. 3. Follow a strict low fat diet. Some may even consider following a vegetarian diet. 4. Maintain regular follow-up with your doctor. All of these will help and some medication may be necessary if your doctor feels it is needed. Good Luck to you.
2052165 tn?1331146225 If some women give birth to a baby with some congenital heart disease like, Tetrology of fallot, then what about her 2nd baby, he will born normal or with the same defect in heart??? Please also guide what are the causes of this type of diseases and how it can be prevented?
Avatar f tn According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a person with a parent who has asthma is three to six times more likely to develop asthma than someone who doesn't have a parent with asthma. But no single gene is responsible for asthma. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Avatar n tn Dear Tetz, Unfortunately, you give me no information about this child, other than the hint that there is complex heart disease. Therefore, all I can tell you is that children with complex congenital cardiac defects typically have a significantly shortened life span without surgical intervention. With surgical intervention, most (but not all) children with these defects have a greatly improved duration and quality of life.