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Who Is at Risk for Carotid Artery Disease?

The major risk factors for carotid artery disease include diabetes, family history of atherosclerosis, high blood pressure, lack of physical activity, metabolic syndrome, older age, overweight or obesity, smoking, unhealthy blood cholesterol levels, and unhealthy diet.

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Cystic Fibrosis - Treatment

CF 

While there is not yet a cure for cystic fibrosis, advances in treatment are helping people live longer, healthier lives. After early diagnosis, the goal is proactive treatment to slow down lung disease as much as possible.

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¿Cómo se diagnostica la aterosclerosis?

El médico diagnostica la aterosclerosis con base en sus antecedentes médicos y familiares, un examen médico y los resultados de una o más pruebas como prueba de sangre, electrocardiograma (ECG), radiografía de tórax, índice tobillo- brazo, ecocardiografía, tomografía computarizada (CT), prueba de esfuerzo y angiografía.

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Aortic Aneurysm - Screening and Prevention

AAA  TAA  abdominal aortic aneurysm  thoracic aortic aneurysm 

If you have known risk factors for developing an aortic aneurysm, your doctor may recommend screening. To screen for an aortic aneurysm, your doctor may recommend an imaging study to look at and measure the aorta. An aneurysm can develop and grow without any symptoms until it ruptures or dissects—events that are both life-threatening. If the aneurysm is found early, treatment or surgery may slow its growth and prevent rupture or dissection.

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Vasculitis - Risk Factors

angiitis  arteritis 

Your risk for a specific type of vasculitis may be higher because of your age, your family history and genetics, infections you have, your lifestyle habits, medicines you take, other medical conditions you have, your race or ethnicity, and your sex.

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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation - Treatment

consumption coagulopathy 

Treatment for DIC depends on its severity and symptoms. The main goals of treatment for DIC are to control clotting and bleeding and to treat the underlying cause. DIC may go away once the underlying cause is treated.

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Aortic Aneurysm - Types

AAA  TAA  abdominal aortic aneurysm  thoracic aortic aneurysm 

There are two types of aortic aneurysms: thoracic aortic aneurysms and abdominal aortic aneurysms.

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Aortic Aneurysm - Causes

AAA  TAA  abdominal aortic aneurysm  thoracic aortic aneurysm 

Aortic aneurysms are caused by a weakening of the aortic wall due to damage or injury. Many health conditions and lifestyle habits can put you at risk for damage to the aortic wall, including high blood pressure and smoking. A bulge may occur where the wall has been damaged and is weakened.

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High Blood Cholesterol: Treatment

hypercholesterolemia 

High blood cholesterol is treated with heart-healthy lifestyle changes and medicines to control or lower your high blood cholesterol. Lipoprotein apheresis is a procedure that can be used to treat familial hypercholesterolemia.

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Sleep Apnea: Diagnosis

sleep  sleep apnea  Obstructive Sleep Apnea 

Your doctor may diagnose sleep apnea based on your medical history, a physical exam, and results from a sleep study. Before diagnosing you with sleep apnea, your doctor will rule out other medical reasons or conditions that may be causing your signs and symptoms.

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