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Marfan Syndrome - Risk Factors

MFS 

Marfan syndrome affects people of all races and ethnicities and men and women equally. Your risk for Marfan syndrome is higher if one or both parents have the condition.

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Pacemakers - How Pacemakers Work

Pacemaker  Heart pacing  Cardiac pacing  Arrhythmia  Conduction disorder  Bradycardia  Leadless  Transvenous 

Pacemakers use low-energy electrical pulses to control the rate and rhythm of your heartbeat. Traditional pacemakers send the electrical pulses through wires, also known as leads. Wireless pacemakers are a newer kind of pacemaker without wires.

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Neumonía: factores de riesgo

neumonía  infección pulmonar  neumonía bacteriana  neumonía viral  neumonía causada por hongos  tratamientos de la neumonía 

Es posible que el riesgo de desarrollar neumonía aumente debido a la edad, el medioambiente, los hábitos de vida y otras afecciones médicas.

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Presión arterial alta: factores de riesgo

hipertension 

Muchos factores aumentan el riesgo de tener presión arterial alta. Algunos de ellos, como los hábitos poco saludables, pueden cambiarse. Otros factores de riesgo, como el sexo, la edad, el historial familiar y genético, la raza y el origen étnico no pueden cambiarse. Un estilo de vida saludable puede reducir el riesgo de desarrollar presión arterial alta.

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Neumonía: signos, síntomas y complicaciones

neumonía  infección pulmonar  neumonía bacteriana  neumonía viral  neumonía causada por hongos  tratamientos de la neumonía 

Los signos y los síntomas de una neumonía pueden ser leves o graves. Los niños pequeños, los adultos mayores y las personas que tienen afecciones de salud graves corren el riesgo de desarrollar una neumonía más grave o complicaciones que pueden resultar mortales.

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Sarcoidosis - Causes

inflammation  sarcoidosis  granuloma 

Sarcoidosis is a condition in which immune cells form lumps, called granulomas, in your organs. Inflammation is thought to cause granulomas to form and may also lead to temporary or permanent scarring at the site of the granulomas.

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Sarcoidosis - Treatment

inflammation  sarcoidosis  granuloma 

The goal of treatment is remission, a state in which the condition is not causing problems. Not everyone who is diagnosed with sarcoidosis needs treatment. Medicines used to treat sarcoidosis help reduce inflammation or suppress the immune system. Many people recover with few or no long-term problems.

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Anemia de células falciformes - Causas

hemoglobina 

La hemoglobina anormal, llamada hemoglobina S, causa la anemia de células falciformes.

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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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Arrhythmia - Risk Factors

arrhythmias  dysrhythmia 

You may have an increased risk of arrhythmia because of your age, environment, family history and genetics, habits in your daily life, certain medical conditions, race or ethnicity, sex, or surgery.

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