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Aortic dissection is a serious health condition in which the layers of the wall of the aorta tear apart, due to increased blood flow. Usually due to high blood pressure, aortic dissection occurs over time as the wall of the aorta stretches, weakens and tears.
Published by Margie Miklas 80 months ago in Blood & Circulatory Conditions | +4 votes | 2 comments
Coronary Heart Disease is a condition characterized by reduced blood flow to the heart. The condition is a associated with a host of causes and the symptoms of CHD include breathlessness and chest pain. Here are some Diet tips that can help in the management of coronary heart disease
Published by Dr Shweta U Shah 82 months ago in Blood & Circulatory Conditions | +5 votes | 3 comments
People who live at high altitudes above sea level tend to suffer less from heart conditions and certain cancers. This might be due to genes that respond to oxygen levels, vitamins, or a combination of both.
Published by BlaBla 83 months ago in Blood & Circulatory Conditions | +12 votes | 5 comments
Antidepressants are widely used and help a lot of people. Nevertheless, they alos have side-effects, including a thickening of the arterial wall, increasing the risk for cardiovascular conditions and stroke.
Published by BlaBla 83 months ago in Blood & Circulatory Conditions | +7 votes | 2 comments
Published by John Ferry 232 months ago in Blood & Circulatory Conditions | +0 votes | 0 comments
Cardiovascular conditions are one of the major causes of death globally. Five risk factors have been identified: smoking, nutrition, blood pressure, stress and personality.
Published by BlaBla 84 months ago in Blood & Circulatory Conditions | +5 votes | 1 comments
Fact about cerebrovascular accident or stroke as well as your role as a homemaker or home health aide.
Published by Hanzel Ageas 85 months ago in Blood & Circulatory Conditions | +1 votes | 0 comments
A stroke results from damage to an area of the brain, due to obstructed blood supply. Causes include pressure following hemorrhage from a ruptured blood vessel, a clot in an obstructed brain artery, or an embolism. Symptoms lasting over 24 hours signify a full stroke. Their disappearances after a few hours indicate a \\\\\\\"mini-stroke or TIA (transient ischemic attack).
Published by Levy Dalumpines 85 months ago in Blood & Circulatory Conditions | +4 votes | 3 comments
Fainting is a temporary loss of consciousness due to a reduced blood supply to the brain. Standing still for hours causes blood to pool in the legs and feet. Standing up quickly overtaxes the adjustment of the blood vessels from a supine to a vertical position. Terror or an emotional shock may cause slowing of the heart, which then pumps less oxygenated blood to the brain.
Published by Levy Dalumpines 85 months ago in Blood & Circulatory Conditions | +5 votes | 2 comments
Most nosebleeds happen following a fall or blow to the face. They also occur from pressure applied to delicate vessels in the nasal lining, by picking or blowing, when weakened by a cold or other inflammation. Nasal polyps are non-cancerous swellings in the nasal lining common in hay fever sufferers, which may also cause nosebleeds, as can high blood pressure and stress.
Published by Levy Dalumpines 86 months ago in Blood & Circulatory Conditions | +1 votes | 1 comments
When a clot (or thrombus) forms in a deep vein, usually in the leg or pelvis, it obstructs the return of blood to the heart. Fragments of the clot may be carried to the lungs, forming a pulmonary embolism that can prove fatal. DVT has been linked with traveling on long-haul flights, where passengers are at risk if they do not move around the plane sufficiently during the journey.
Published by Levy Dalumpines 86 months ago in Blood & Circulatory Conditions | +4 votes | 1 comments
Leg veins channel blood upwards against the force of gravity. Veins deep in the tissues are supported by the muscles, and the flow of blood is encouraged upwards by exercise.
Published by Aileen P. N. 86 months ago in Blood & Circulatory Conditions | +4 votes | 3 comments
When blocked (furred up) arteries cause poor circulation in the legs and feet, walking becomes a problem.
Published by Aileen P. N. 86 months ago in Blood & Circulatory Conditions | +3 votes | 1 comments
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