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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
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Telephone:
Address:
301-592-8573
31 Center Drive MSC 2486
Bethesda, MD 20892
 

Organization website: www.nhlbi.nih.gov

 

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Infective endocarditis (IE) can cause a range of signs and symptoms that can vary from person to person. Signs and symptoms also can vary over time...
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Infective endocarditis (IE) is an uncommon condition that can affect both children and adults. It's more common in men than women.IE typically...
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
High blood cholesterol usually has no signs or symptoms. Thus, many people don't know that their cholesterol levels are too high.If you're 20 years...
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
High blood pressure (HBP) itself usually has no signs or symptoms. Rarely, headaches may occur.You can have HBP for years without knowing it. During...
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Blood pressure tends to rise with age, unless you take steps to prevent or control it.Some medical problems, such as chronic kidney disease, thyroid...
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Atrial Septal DefectMany babies who are born with atrial septal defects (ASDs) have no signs or symptoms. However, as they grow, these children may...
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Mothers of children who are born with atrial septal defects (ASDs), ventricular septal defects (VSDs), or other heart defects may think they did...
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Holes in the heart are simple congenital (kon-JEN-ih-tal) heart defects. Congenital heart defects are problems with the heart's structure that are...
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Your heart is a muscular organ that pumps blood to your body. Your heart is at the center of your circulatory system. This system consists of a...
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Kawasaki disease can't be prevented. However, most children who have the disease recover—usually within weeks of getting signs and symptoms. Further...
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Major Signs and SymptomsOne of the main symptoms during the early part of Kawasaki disease, called the acute phase, is fever. The fever lasts longer...
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Kawasaki disease affects children of all races and ages and both genders. It occurs most often in children of Asian and Pacific Island descent.The...
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The cause of Kawasaki disease isn't known. The body's response to a virus or infection combined with genetic factors may cause the disease. However...
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Kawasaki (KAH-wah-SAH-ke) disease is a rare childhood disease. It's a form of a condition called vasculitis (vas-kyu-LI-tis). This condition involves...
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People at highest risk for Marfan syndrome are those who have a family history of the condition. If you have Marfan syndrome, you have a 50 percent...