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Enfermedad isquémica del corazón – Causas

enfermedad aterial coronaria  enfermedad coronaria  enfermedad coronaria microvascular 

La causa de la enfermedad isquémica del corazón depende del tipo que tenga. La enfermedad isquémica del corazón también puede tener más de una causa, incluida la acumulación de placa o cambios moleculares en los vasos sanguíneos.

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How the Lungs Work - The Respiratory System

respiratory system 

The respiratory system helps you breathe. The main parts of the respiratory system are the lungs, the airways, and the muscles that enable breathing. The circulatory system, which is made up of the heart, veins, arteries, and capillaries, brings blood to and from the lungs and delivers nutrients and oxygen to tissues of the body while removing carbon dioxide and waste products. Other body systems that work with the respiratory system include the nervous system, lymph system, and immune system.

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Enfermedad isquémica del corazón – Detección y prevención

enfermedad aterial coronaria  enfermedad coronaria  enfermedad coronaria microvascular 

Las pruebas de detección y las evaluaciones de riesgo para el desarrollo de la enfermedad isquémica del corazón deben comenzar alrededor de los 20 años para las personas que no tienen ningún factor de riesgo de enfermedad isquémica del corazón. Los niños pueden necesitar pruebas de detección si tienen factores de riesgo, como obesidad, niveles bajos de actividad física o antecedentes familiares de problemas cardíacos.

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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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Circadian Rhythm Disorders – Living With

Sleep-wake cycle disorders 

If you have been diagnosed with a circadian rhythm disorder, it is important that you continue your treatment. Follow-up care can vary depending on your response to treatment and whether your condition is caused by internal factors, such as a medical condition, or external factors, such as your environment.

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Pleural Disorders - Types

empyema  hemothorax  pleural effusion  pneumothorax 

The types of pleural disorders are pleural effusion, pleurisy, and pneumothorax. Pleural effusion is a buildup of fluid in the pleural space. Pleurisy is inflammation of the pleura. Pneumothorax occurs when air or other gas builds up in the pleural space and may cause part or all of the lung to collapse.

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Asma – Detección y prevención

No hay exámenes de rutina para detectar el asma, ni manera de prevenirla. Su médico puede recomendar evitar ciertos factores de riesgo para ayudar a prevenir que el asma empeore o cause ataques de asma.

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Insomnia - Treatment

insomnia  sleep  sleep disorders  tiredness  healthy sleep habits  insomnia treatment 

Lifestyle changes can often help improve short-term insomnia. A type of counseling called cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia is usually the first treatment recommended for chronic insomnia. Several medicines can also help manage insomnia and help you have a regular sleep schedule. You may need to visit a doctor who specializes in treating sleep problems.

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Marfan Syndrome – Living With

MFS 

If you have been diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, it is important to follow your treatment plan, make healthy lifestyle changes, and get mental health support. Learn how to prevent or reduce complications in the future. If you are thinking about becoming pregnant, discuss the possible risks with your doctor.

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