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Enfermedad coronaria - Signos, síntomas y complicaciones

enfermedad coronaria microvascular  Enfermedad de la arteria coronaria  síndrome coronario X  enfermedad isquémica del corazón  enfermedad coronaria no obstructiva  enfermedad obstructiva de la arteria coronaria 

Algunas personas presentan síntomas graves de enfermedad coronaria. Otros no presentan síntomas en absoluto. Si tiene una enfermedad coronaria "silenciosa", es posible que no tenga ningún síntoma hasta que tenga un ataque cardíaco u otra complicación.

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Enfermedad coronaria - Detección y prevención

enfermedad coronaria microvascular  Enfermedad de la arteria coronaria  síndrome coronario X  enfermedad isquémica del corazón  enfermedad coronaria no obstructiva  enfermedad obstructiva de la arteria coronaria 

Debe comenzar a hacerse pruebas de detección y evaluaciones de riesgo de enfermedad coronaria a partir de los 20 años si no tiene ningún factor de riesgo de enfermedad coronaria. Los niños pueden necesitar pruebas de detección si tienen factores de riesgo, como obesidad, bajos niveles de actividad física o antecedentes familiares de problemas cardíacos. Luego, su médico puede recomendar tratamientos preventivos, como cambios en el estilo de vida, para tener un corazón saludable para ayudarle a reducir su riesgo de padecer la enfermedad coronaria.

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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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Sarcoidosis - Diagnosis

inflammation  sarcoidosis  granuloma 

Your doctor will diagnose sarcoidosis based on your symptoms, a physical exam, imaging tests, or a biopsy of an affected organ. The doctor will also do tests to rule out other diseases that have similar signs and symptoms.

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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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Venous Thromboembolism - Risk Factors

Risk factors for VTE include a history of a previous VTE event; surgery; medical conditions such as cancer or spinal cord injury; pregnancy; paralysis or long periods of immobilization; specific genes; and certain circumstances related to age, race, and sex. In most cases of VTE, there is more than one risk factor involved. The more risk factors you have, the greater the chance you have of developing VTE.

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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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Heart Inflammation - Risk Factors

Heart Inflammation  Endocarditis  Pericarditis  Myocarditis 

Risk factors for heart inflammation depend on the type of heart inflammation. Risk factors may include age; sex; certain genetic conditions; environment; lifestyle choices; medical conditions such as certain cancers, diabetes and HIV/AIDS; and medical procedures including artificial heart valves, pacemakers, and radiation therapy.

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Ventilator/Ventilator Support - What to Expect While on a Ventilator

Mechanical Ventilator  Breathing Machine 

Ventilators normally don't cause pain. The breathing tube in your airway may cause discomfort. It can also affect how well you eat and talk. You may be able to talk if you have a trach tube, face mask, or helmet. A ventilator limits your movement, which may prevent you from carrying out your activities. When you are on the ventilator, your doctor may have you lie on your stomach instead of your back to help more of your lungs get oxygen.

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Ventilator/Ventilator Support - What Are the Risks of Being on a Ventilator?

Mechanical Ventilator  Breathing Machine 

One of the most serious and common risks of being on a ventilator is pneumonia. The breathing tube makes it hard for you to cough. Coughing helps clear your airways of germs that can cause infections. The breathing tube that is put into your airway can allow bacteria to enter your lungs. As a result, you may develop pneumonia.

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