Category: Heart Disease

What To Know About Congestive Heart Disease

Congestive heart disease can be caused by a variety of other conditions, including CAD (coronary artery disease), infections and diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure, toxin exposure, damaged heart valves, cardiac arrhythmia, and living an unhealthy lifestyle.

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What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Heart Disease

The signs and symptoms for coronary artery disease usually include angina, which is experienced as chest pain. Most people who have angina say it feels like a heaviness, discomfort, aching, pressure on that chest, that is squeezing and painful and makes the chest area feel full. It is easily confused for heartburn or indigestion, however, and can also be felt in the back, jaw, throat, neck, arms, or shoulders. Some other common symptoms include sweating, nausea, dizziness, weakness, rapid heartbeat, palpitations, and shortness of breath.

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Common Heart Disease Signs And Symptoms

By far, the most common and frequently recognized sign of coronary artery disease is the presence of chest pain, otherwise known as angina. Angina can present itself differently to different people but it is often described as a sensation of heaviness, discomfort, aching, pressure, fullness, burning, or pain in the chest.

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All About Congestive Heart Failure Life Expectancy

Because congestive heart failure is regarded to be a progressive disease, which means that it becomes worse over time, it’s important to fully understand what is being explained to you when you ask about congestive heart failure life expectancy.

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Congestive Heart Failure Symptoms And Stages

People who suffer from congestive heart failure may not always suspect that they a problem with their heart, as congestive heart failure symptoms and stages are not always linked obviously to the functions of the heart. Early symptoms can sometimes include coughing, shortness of breath, a feeling of being unable to breathe probably, and problems with the lungs when lying down.

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Understanding Ischemic Heart Disease

Ischemic heart disease is characterized most often by a reduced supply of blood to the heart muscle. Also known as “coronary artery disease”, this highly-dangerous condition is the leading cause of death within most western countries.

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