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The human body has two major sets of blood vessels that distribute blood from the heart to the body. One set pumps blood from the right heart to the...
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While boils typically resolve on their own and therefore have an excellent prognosis, there are special cases in which medical care should be sought...
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Primary pulmonary hypertension has no identifiable underlying cause. Primary pulmonary hypertension is also referred to as idiopathic pulmonary...
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The first step in diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension is to clinically suspect it. This may be done as part of an evaluation of another disease that...
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Nonsurgical treatments involve simply resting the foot by avoiding excessive walking and wearing loose (wider) shoes or sandals can often relieve the...
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There are some measures that you can take to prevent boils from forming. Good hygiene and the regular use of antibacterial soaps can help to prevent...
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Bunions may or may not cause symptoms. A frequent symptom is foot pain in the involved area when walking or wearing shoes that is relieved by resting...
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The treatment for pulmonary hypertension depends on the underlying cause. If left sided heart failure is the primary problem, then adequate...
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Many people with pulmonary hypertension may have no symptoms at all, especially if the disease is mild or in the early stages. Pulmonary...
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There are many causes of pulmonary hypertension. Often more than one mechanism is involved in a specific disease process. This can also change as the...
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There are no clear statistical data on the prevalence of pulmonary hypertension. Since pulmonary hypertension is seen in multiple different...
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Bunions most commonly affect women. Some studies report that bunions occur nearly 10 times more frequently in women.. It has been suggested that...
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The right ventricle pumps blood returning from the body into the pulmonary arteries to the lungs to receive oxygen. The pressures in the lung...
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In the conventional classification, pulmonary hypertension, which is also called pulmonary arterial hypertension, is divided into two main...
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Anybody can develop a cold weather-related injury. The young and the elderly are more prone to these types of injuries due to vascular compromise...