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Asma – Tratamiento

Si usted es como la mayoría de las personas que tienen asma, el tratamiento puede controlar sus síntomas, permitirle reanudar sus actividades normales y prevenir los ataques de asma. Generalmente, el tratamiento depende de su edad, la gravedad del asma y su respuesta a una opción de tratamiento determinada. Su médico puede ajustar su tratamiento hasta que se controlen los síntomas del asma.

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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome - Treatment

ARDS  acute lung injury  noncardiac pulmonary edema 

The goal of treatment for ARDS is to improve oxygen levels and treat the underlying cause. Other treatments aim to prevent complications and make you comfortable.

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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome - Living With

ARDS  acute lung injury  noncardiac pulmonary edema 

If you have been diagnosed with ARDS, it is important that you continue your treatment plan. Get regular follow-up care to control your condition and prevent complications.

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Enfermedad isquémica del corazón – Tipos

enfermedad aterial coronaria  enfermedad coronaria  enfermedad coronaria microvascular 

Hay tres tipos principales de enfermedad isquémica del corazón: enfermedad arterial coronaria obstructiva; enfermedad arterial coronaria no obstructiva; y enfermedad coronaria microvascular. La enfermedad arterial coronaria afecta las arterias grandes en la superficie del corazón y muchas personas tienen formas obstructivas y no obstructivas de esta enfermedad. La enfermedad coronaria microvascular afecta a las pequeñas arterias en el músculo cardíaco. Puede ocurrir con enfermedad arterial coronaria o sin esta.

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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation - Living With

consumption coagulopathy 

Acute DIC and its underlying causes are serious life-threatening conditions, so your treatment management and recovery will likely be done in the hospital. If you have been diagnosed with DIC, it is important that you follow your treatment plan, get regular care, and learn the warning signs of complications.

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What Causes a Stroke?

Buildup of plaque and blood clots causing blockage of an artery that supplies oxygen-rich blood to the brain can cause an ischemic stroke, while sudden bleeding from causes such as high blood pressure can result in a hemorrhagic stroke.

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Vasculitis - Treatment

angiitis  arteritis 

Treatment for vasculitis will depend on the type of vasculitis you have, which organs are affected, and the severity of the condition. The goal of treatment is to reduce inflammation. People who have mild vasculitis may find relief with over-the-counter pain medicines. For severe vasculitis, your doctor may prescribe medicines. Surgery to treat vasculitis is rare.

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Vasculitis - Causes

angiitis  arteritis 

Vasculitis occurs when your immune system injures your blood vessels by mistake. What causes this to happen is not fully known, but when it occurs, your blood vessels become inflamed and can narrow or close off. Rarely, the blood vessel wall may weaken, causing it to expand or bulge. This bulge is known as an aneurysm.

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What are the Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke?

The signs and symptoms of a stroke vary. They often develop quickly and may include sudden weakness, paralysis, confusion, trouble speaking, changes in vision, trouble breathing, dizziness, loss of consciousness, and a sudden severe headache. After you’ve had a stroke, you may develop other complications such as blood clots, muscle weakness, problems swallowing, pneumonia, and loss of bladder control.

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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation - Causes

consumption coagulopathy 

DIC is caused by another medical condition that makes the body’s normal blood clotting process become overactive. The condition progresses through two stages. In the early stages, overactive clotting leads to blood clots throughout the blood vessels. The clots can reduce or block blood flow, damaging organs.

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