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Heart Disease

Also called: Arteriosclerosis, CAD, Coronary Artery Disease, Heart disease

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People with lupus have higher risk of heart disease compared to the general population. That makes a heart-healthy diet an important part of a lupus...
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Heart disease is common in people with diabetes. Data from the National Diabetes Fact Sheet show that in 2004 heart disease was noted on 68% of...
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The most common cause of heart disease in a person with diabetes is hardening of the coronary arteries or atherosclerosis, which is a buildup of...
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Women are now classified [by the American Heart Association guidelines] in three groups: high risk for heart disease, at risk, or ideal...
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The high-risk group ... includes women with established heart disease, chronic kidney disease, or diabetes, among other risk factors. But “the at...
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“The at-risk group now captures women with pregnancy complications such as preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, or pregnancy-induced hypertension,”...
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”These complications are an opportunity to detect early that there is a problem,” says [American Heart Association 2011] guideline chair Lori Mosca...
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Some of the onus about getting the word out about pregnancy complications and heart risks falls on ob-gyns, says Mary Rosser, MD, PhD, an assistant...
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Inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and lupus also place a woman at risk for heart disease, according to [the 2011 American Heart...
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Daily aspirin therapy prevents a recurrent problem in men and women who already have heart disease, says [Lori Mosca, MD, PhD, director, preventive...
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With the high prevalence of heart disease, links between lifestyle factors, such as diet and physical activity, are undergoing extensive research...
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Since SlimQuick is not regulated like medications are, we do not have very reliable information on what is in it or how safe and effective it is. As...
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Yes, and it's often related to the emotions that follow a diagnosis of heart disease. It influences people's lives in many different ways, and sexual...
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I can understand that you would be concerned for your health, but, as you said, your BP is high when you take it or when you go to either the...
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Your risk for heart disease is lower when you have low total cholesterol and low LDL. Remember, a higher HDL number is better, however.
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