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Bleeding Disorders - Screening and Prevention

hemophilia  von Willebrand Disease  coagulation disorders  blood clotting disorders  clotting factor deficiencies 

It is not typical to screen for bleeding disorders, unless you are having certain types of major surgery or have known risk factors. Your doctor may do a blood test. If you are diagnosed with a bleeding disorder, your doctor may discuss your risk of passing your condition on to a future child.

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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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Trastornos hemorrágicos - Diagnóstico

hemophilia  coagulación 

Es posible que su médico pueda diagnosticar su trastorno hemorrágico, su gravedad y si es heredado o adquirido en función de sus signos y síntomas, factores de riesgo, historia médica y familiar, un examen físico y análisis de sangre.

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Pleural Disorders - Treatment

empyema  hemothorax  pleural effusion  pneumothorax 

How your pleural disorder is treated depends on what type of pleural disorder you have and how severe it is. Some pleural disorders go away without treatment. Others will require a procedure to remove air, fluid, or other material from the pleural space. The goal of treatment is to relieve symptoms and treat the underlying condition.

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Heart-Healthy Living - Get Your Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Checked

Two of the major risk factors for heart disease are high blood pressure and high blood cholesterol. If either of these numbers is high, work with your doctor to get it to a healthy range.

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Insomnia - Diagnosis

insomnia  sleep  sleep disorders  tiredness  healthy sleep habits  insomnia treatments 

If lack of sleep is affecting your daily activities, talk to your doctor. You may be diagnosed with insomnia if you have difficulty falling or staying asleep for at least 3 nights a week. Short-term insomnia lasts less than 3 months. Chronic insomnia lasts for 3 months or more. Your doctor may do some tests to see whether you have other medical conditions that can affect your sleep, or whether your insomnia has caused any complications.

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Pleural Disorders - Signs, Symptoms, and Complications

empyema  hemothorax  pleural effusion  pneumothorax 

Pleural disorders may occur with no symptoms, or they may have obvious symptoms. Signs, symptoms, and complications vary depending on the pleural disorder and how severe it is.

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Vida saludable para el corazón - Duerma bien y suficiente

El sueño juega un papel vital en la buena salud y el bienestar a lo largo de su vida. Durante el sueño, su cuerpo está trabajando para mantener una función cerebral saludable y conservar su salud física. Con el tiempo, no dormir lo suficiente o no dormir bien puede aumentar su riesgo de tener problemas de salud crónicos.

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Vida saludable para el corazón - Maneje el estrés

La investigación sugiere que un evento perturbador en el área emocional, particularmente uno que involucre ira, puede servir como desencadenante de un ataque cardíaco o angina de pecho en algunas personas. El estrés puede contribuir a la presión arterial alta y otros factores de riesgo de enfermedad cardíaca. Algunas de las formas en que las personas enfrentan el estrés (beber alcohol, usar otras sustancias, fumar o comer en exceso) no son maneras saludables de controlarlo.

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Vida saludable para el corazón - Deje de fumar

Si fuma, deje de hacerlo. Fumar puede aumentar su riesgo de enfermedad cardíaca y ataque al corazón, y empeorar otros factores de riesgo de enfermedad cardíaca. Hable con su médico sobre los programas y productos que pueden ayudarlo a dejar de fumar. Además, trate de evitar el humo de segunda mano.

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