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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.
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Avatar n tn 8% per year and additional evaluation for the presence of at risk myocardium should be done in addition following the secondary heart disease prevention guidelines of the American Heart Association. Repeat CAC scans are recommended annually to monitor disease progression and treatment response.
Avatar n tn Dear iv, Cholesterol has been identified as a major risk factor in the development of heart disease. Early studies established high cholesterol as a risk factor for developing heart disease. Lowering cholesterol for secondary prevention, that is preventing second heart attacks in persons who already had had one, was next demonstrated in the eighties and primary prevention of heart attack and stroke (In persons who had never had a prior event) demonstrated in the nineties.
649848 tn?1534633700 5 years, during which participants had 570 cardiovascular disease events and 143 coronary heart disease events. The cohort was 17.6% Hispanic, 48.8% white, and 33.5% black. "Large, pragmatic randomized trials are needed to test whether increasing light physical activity among older women reduces cardiovascular risk," LaCroix and colleagues concluded.
Avatar n tn Tucker, Your doctor is right that some studies have shown that vitamin E and folic acid may help in prevention of acute events in patients with coronary artery disease. But this issue is not well settled. There are many studies questioning the issue too. So, currently there are no recommended doses for Vitamin E and Folic acid in the prevention of coronary artery disease as their role is controversial. 400 IU a day of vitamin E and 1-2 mg/d of folic acid have been used in some clinical trials.
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!
20857451 tn?1544018368 I have atherosclerotic heart disease ,detected in feb17 , Total cut off after LAD diagonal 1 (100% blocked) ,4 arteries( Distal LCx ,OM1 , PDA and PLV ) have 90% plaques some diffused,LAD diagonal2 50% blocked. Ef 63%,in Jun-17 Attempted pci(angioplasty) in LAD diagonal 1 encountered calcified block and aborted. I have not opted for bypass surgery as my heart is responding well to medications eg Plavix,imdur,Beta blocker ,Amlodipine ,Ace inhibitor etc .
Avatar f tn I was wondering if heart disease is hereditary and if its congenital or can it develop later in life? Ive been having what I believe are palpitations from anxiety, I just want to know any possibilities. Thank you.
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 n tn My husband just had a heart cath due to chest pain ,shortness of breath and abnormal results of a carotid study. The cardiologist told me he had 50% blockage in 3 areas on the left side of his heart,placed him on Isosorbide one aday .He is also diabetic and taking blood thinners Asprin & Plavix along with,Crestor,Nadolol, and Nitrostat PRN chest pain. My question is what is the prognosis for this and at what point due they try to clear the blockage?
Avatar n tn s health initiative tested women older than yourself for the hypothesis that HRT protected against cancer/fractures or heart disease. This trial found no benefit from the HRT on heart disease, but a decrease in fractures risk, and increase in thromboembolism risk and no change in breast cancer risk over the 7 year period. The bottom line is that HRT is probably not going to decrease your heart disease risk, but if you have been taking it for over one year isn't likely to increase it either.
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 B vitamins have been shown to support heart health, but saving heart disease patients from heart attacks and other adverse heart events is a very tall order.
Avatar m tn B vitamins have been shown to support heart health, but saving heart disease patients from heart attacks and other adverse heart events is a very tall order.
Avatar m tn So, treating enough people to prevent one heart attack costs $500,000 per year. Since about 70% of the heart attacks were not fatal, prevention of a single death from heart attack would cost even more, approximately $1,700,000. Giving the benefit of the doubt, we may allow for a similar reduction in stroke and say that "only" $250,000 is needed to protect one person from a stroke or heart attack. It is hardly surprising that Astra Zeneca's share price increased by $1.
766573 tn?1365166466 fatal and non-fatal myocardial infarction Peginterferon: Cardiovascular diorders: hypertension, arrhythmias, myocardial infarction
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 n tn What are some of the best, easy to follow, all encompassing books out there about heart disease prevention??