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What is Peripheral Artery Disease?

arterial  vascular  circulation 

Peripheral artery disease happens when plaque builds up in the arteries that carry blood to your head, organs, and limbs. Plaque buildup leads to atherosclerosis, which limits oxygen-rich blood flow to your organs and other parts of your body. This Health Topic focuses on peripheral artery disease that affects blood flow to the legs.

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Causes of High Blood Pressure

Changes, either from genes or the environment, in the body’s normal functions may cause high blood pressure, including changes to kidney fluid and salt balances, the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, sympathetic nervous system activity, and blood vessel structure and function.

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Chest MRI

magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)  nuclear magnetic resonance 

A chest MRI is a painless imaging test that uses radio waves, magnets, and a computer to create detailed pictures of the structures in your chest, including your chest wall, heart, and blood vessels.

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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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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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Heart Inflammation - Screening and Prevention

Heart Inflammation  Endocarditis  Pericarditis  Myocarditis 

The signs, symptoms and complications of heart inflammation depend on whether you have endocarditis, myocarditis or pericarditis. Signs and symptoms may include fever and chills, chest pain, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, and fatigue. Complications of heart inflammation may be life-threatening.

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Before Getting a Stent

coronary artery stent  carotid artery stent  airway stent 

Your doctor and specialists on your healthcare team can determine if you need a stent by using certain tests and procedures. If you need a stent, talk to your doctor about how to prepare for the procedure.

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Asbestos-Related Lung Diseases

mesothelioma  asbestosis 

Asbestos-related lung diseases are caused by exposure to asbestos fibers.

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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome - Diagnosis

ARDS  acute lung injury  noncardiac pulmonary edema 

Your doctor will diagnose ARDS based on your medical history, a physical exam, and test results. ARDS can be difficult to diagnose and is often mistaken for another condition, so it is important to know your symptoms.

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High Blood Cholesterol: Screening and Prevention

hypercholesterolemia 

Your doctors will order routine lipid panel blood tests to screen for high blood cholesterol. Learn about heart-healthy lifestyle changes that your doctor may recommend to help you prevent high blood cholesterol.

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