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Prueba de esfuerzo - Qué esperar

Una prueba de esfuerzo generalmente se realiza en un hospital o consultorio médico. Su médico le dará instrucciones para prepararse para el examen y le dirá qué esperar durante y después del examen.

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Várices

Las várices son venas hinchadas y torcidas que se encuentran justo debajo de la piel y generalmente se producen en las piernas.

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Coronary Heart Disease - Causes

coronary artery disease  coronary heart disease  coronary microvascular disease 

There are three main types of coronary heart disease: obstructive coronary artery disease, nonobstructive coronary artery disease, and coronary microvascular disease. Coronary artery disease affects the large arteries on the surface of the heart. Many people have both obstructive and nonobstructive forms of this disease. Coronary microvascular disease affects the tiny arteries in the heart muscle.

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Coronary Heart Disease - Screening and Prevention

coronary artery disease  coronary heart disease  coronary microvascular disease 

You should start getting screening tests and risk assessments for coronary heart disease around age 20 if you do not have any risk factors for coronary heart disease. Children may need screening if they have risk factors, such as obesity, low levels of physical activity, or a family history of heart problems. Afterward, your doctor may recommend preventive treatments such as heart-healthy lifestyle changes to help you lower your risk of coronary heart disease.

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Coronary Heart Disease - Signs, Symptoms, and Complications

coronary artery disease  coronary heart disease  coronary microvascular disease 

Some people have severe symptoms of coronary heart disease. Others have no symptoms at all. If you have “silent” coronary heart disease, you may not have any symptoms until you have a heart attack or other complication.

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How Is a Stroke Diagnosed?

Doctors diagnose a stroke by reviewing your signs and symptoms, medical history, physical exam, and results from one or more tests: brain computed tomography (CT) scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), CT or magnetic resonance arteriogram, carotid ultrasound, carotid angiography, electrocardiogram (EKG), echocardiography, and blood tests.

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How Does Smoking Affect the Heart and Blood Vessels?

The chemicals in tobacco smoke harm your blood cells. Smoking can also damage the function of the heart and the structure and function of blood vessels, leading to atherosclerosis and its complications (coronary heart disease, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, peripheral artery disease, and stroke).

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What is a Heart Attack?

thrombosis  myocardial infarction  mi  acute coronary syndrome  occlusion 

A heart attack happens when the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked and the heart can’t get oxygen. If you think you or someone else may be having heart attack symptoms or a heart attack, call 9–1–1 for emergency medical care.

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¿Qué es un ataque cardíaco?

infarto de miocardio  im  sindrome coronario  agudo  trombosis  oclusion 

Un ataque cardíaco ocurre cuando se obstruye de repente el flujo de sangre rica en oxígeno que llega a una parte del músculo cardíaco y el corazón no puede obtener oxígeno. Si usted piensa que usted u otra persona está teniendo síntomas de un ataque cardíaco o un ataque cardíaco, llame al 9-1-1 para recibir atención médica de urgencia.

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What Is Mitral Valve Prolapse?

balloon  billowing  click-murmur  myxomatous  barlow's syndrome 

Mitral valve prolapse is a condition in which the flaps of the mitral valve are floppy, or prolapsed, which can prevent the seal from forming, which results in a backflow of blood in the left atrium as blood is pumped through the heart.

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