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Signos, síntomas y complicaciones de sobrepeso y obesidad

El sobrepeso y la obesidad no presentan síntomas específicos. Los signos del sobrepeso y de la obesidad incluyen un índice de masa corporal (IMC) elevado y una distribución poco saludable de la grasa corporal que se puede estimar mediante la medición de la circunferencia de la cintura.

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Factores de riesgo del tromboembolismo venoso

Algunos factores de riesgo para el TEV pueden ser un episodio anterior de TEV; una cirugía; afecciones como el cáncer o una lesión de la médula espinal; el embarazo; parálisis o períodos largos de inmovilización; genes específicos, y ciertas circunstancias relacionadas con la edad, la raza y el sexo. En la mayoría de los casos de TEV, existe más de un factor de riesgo involucrado. Cuantos más factores de riesgo tenga, mayores serán las probabilidades de padecer TEV.

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Bleeding Disorders - Risk Factors

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

You may have an increased risk for bleeding disorders because of your age, family history and genetics, other medical conditions and medicines, and your sex.

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How Sleep Works - Why Sleep is Important

Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. The way you feel while you are awake depends in part on what happens while you are sleeping. During sleep, your body is working to support healthy brain function and maintain your physical health. In children and teens, sleep also helps support growth and development. Getting inadequate sleep over time can raise your risk for chronic health problems. It can also affect how well you think, react, work, learn, and get along with others. Learn how sleep affects your heart and circulatory system, metabolism, respiratory system, and immune system and how much sleep is enough.

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Causes of Overweight and Obesity

Energy imbalances, some genetic or endocrine medical conditions, and medicines are known to cause overweight or obesity.

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Pulmonary Hypertension - Risk Factors

hypertension  blood pressure  arteries  pulmonary 

Your age, environment, family history and genetics, lifestyle habits, medicines you are taking, other medical conditions, and sex can raise your risk of pulmonary hypertension.

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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency - Living With

inflammation  liver  Protein  lungs 

If you already know you have AAT deficiency, you probably also have a related lung or liver disease. Ongoing medical care and lifestyle changes can help you manage your health. Your doctor may also talk to you about making healthy lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking, avoiding secondhand smoke and other lung irritants, and getting annual flu and pneumonia vaccines.

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¿Qué es la enfermedad de células falciformes?

Trastorno falciforme por hemoglobina S  Hemoglobina SS  Hemoglobina SC  Hemoglobina S?0 talasemia  Hemoglobina S?+ talasemia  Hemoglobina SD  Hemoglobina SE  Anemia de células falciformes  Anemia drepanocítica  Enfermedad por Hb S  Enfermedad por hemoglobina S  Enfermedad por hemoglobina SS  Enfermedades de células falciformes 

El término enfermedad de células falciformes describe a un grupo de trastornos hereditarios de los glóbulos rojos. Las personas con enfermedad de células falciformes tienen una hemoglobina anormal, llamada hemoglobina S o hemoglobina falciforme, en sus glóbulos rojos. La hemoglobina falciforme causa que los glóbulos rojos cambien su forma a una medialuna u hoz de hoja curva.

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Anemia de células falciformes - Signos, síntomas y complicaciones

hemoglobina 

La anemia de células falciformes es una enfermedad para toda la vida. La gravedad de la enfermedad varía ampliamente de una persona a la otra. Las personas que tienen esta enfermedad pueden experimentar signos, síntomas y complicaciones agudos y crónicos.

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Coronary Heart Disease - Diagnosis

coronary artery disease  coronary heart disease  coronary microvascular disease 

Your doctor will diagnose coronary heart disease based on your symptoms, your medical and family history, your risk factors, and the results from tests and procedures. Because women and their doctors may not recognize coronary heart disease symptoms that are different from men’s, women may not be diagnosed and treated as quickly as men. It is important to seek care right away if you have symptoms of coronary heart disease.

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