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Strategies To Quit Smoking

Strategies to help you quit include getting ready to quit, using support, asking for medicine and using it correctly, learning new skills and behaviors, and preparing for withdrawal and relapse.

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Recommendations for Physical Activity

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released physical activity guidelines that recommend the types and amounts of physical activity that children and youth age 6 or older, adults, people over the age of 65, women who are pregnant or just had a baby, and other groups can do.

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How Is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Diagnosed?

Sudden cardiac arrest happens without warning and requires emergency treatment. Doctors rarely diagnose sudden cardiac arrest with medical tests as it's happening. Instead, sudden cardiac arrest often is diagnosed after it happens with tests such as an electrocardiogram (EKG), echocardiography, MUGA test, cardiac MRI, cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology study, and blood tests.

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Getting Started and Staying Active

To get started and stay active make physical activity part of your daily routine, personalize the benefits, be active with friends and family, make everyday activities more active, reward yourself with time for physical activity, keep track of your progress, be active and safe, and talk with your doctor.

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What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

obesity  dysmetabolic  hypertriglyceridemic  insulin resistance  syndrome x 

Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease and other health problems, such as diabetes and stroke. The term "metabolic" refers to the biochemical processes involved in the body's normal functioning.

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How Is Mitral Valve Prolapse Diagnosed?

Doctors usually detect mitral valve prolapse when they hear a heart murmur or abnormal heart sounds during a physical exam. To diagnose this condition your doctor may order the following tests and procedures: echocardiography with Doppler ultrasound, chest x ray, and electrocardiogram (EKG).

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Types of Stroke

The major types of stroke are ischemic (when an artery to the brain becomes blocked) and hemorrhagic (when an artery in the brain leaks blood or breaks open).

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What Causes Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome has several causes that act together. You can control some of the causes, such as overweight and obesity, an inactive lifestyle, and insulin resistance. You can’t control other factors, such as growing older, genetics, or coexisting conditions such as excessive blood clotting and constant, low-grade inflammation.

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What Causes Coronary Heart Disease?

Research suggests that coronary heart disease starts when certain factors damage the inner layers of the coronary arteries. The buildup of plaque or blood clots can severely narrow or block the coronary arteries, which limits the flow of oxygen-rich blood to your heart.

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Who Is at Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease?

Peripheral artery disease is more common in blacks than any other racial or ethnic group. The major risk factors for peripheral artery disease include smoking, older age, and diseases and conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, coronary heart disease, stroke, and metabolic syndrome.

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