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HEART ATTACK - FIND RELATED DISEASES

Related diseases / syndromes to (heart attack) including facts and information available:
ANOXIA / CAUSES
anoxia may be caused by severe asthma, strangulation, heart attack,anesthetic accidents, poisoning, carbon monoxide inhalation & even medical conditions such as whooping cough, acute pancreatitis & sars....
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ARRHYTHMOGENIC RIGHT VENTRICULAR DYSPLASIA / SYMPTOMS & SIGNS
the symptoms for this disease are as follows: a) ventricular tachycardia - situation that is distinguished by a fast heart beat starting from the ventricles. b) briefness of breath c) left branch block dilated myocardiopathy d) sudden heart attack e) palpitations - every time an individual can feel their own heartbeat & considers it to be unusual or strange. therefore, palpitations can be utilized by patients to explain racing heartbeat, fast heart beat, deliberate heart beat, irregular heartbeat & different arrhythmias....
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ARTERIOSCLEROSIS / SYMPTOMS & SIGNS
obstruction in the arteries of the heart may cause symptoms of heart attack including chest pain. sudden numbness, dizziness & weakness are manifested if the arteries supplying the brain are affected like the carotid arteries in the neck. leg pain when walking is often observed if the affected parts are the leg & arm arteries....
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ATHEROMA / SYMPTOMS & SIGNS
symptoms includes pain in the chest, shortness of breathing & heart attack....
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ATHEROSCLEROSIS / OTHER COMPLICATIONS
heart disease blood clots angina heart attack coronary thrombosis (see heart symptoms) heart failure stroke peripheral vascular disease leg blood clot (see leg symptoms) claudication intermittent claudication erectile dysfunction...
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ATRIAL FIBRILLATION / CAUSES
the most common cause of atrial fibrillation is damage or abnormality in the structure of the heart caused by diseases or conditions including long-term hypertension, heart attacks & abnormal heart valves & congenital heart defects, metabolic imbalances like overactive thyroid, lung diseases, viral infection & even sleep apnea . in some cases, the cause is often unclear, this is known as lone atrial fibrillation....
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BALLOONING MITRAL VALVE SYNDROME / SYMPTOMS & SIGNS
ballooning mitral valve syndrome is asymptomatic & harmless in most cases. however, there are cases where the disease progresses with symptoms such as: arrhythmia or irregular heartbeats; a feeling of lightheadedness or dizziness; shortness of breath & breathing difficulties; fatigue & weakness; as well as chest pains that are not related to heart attack or any coronary heart condition. these symptoms are usually mild at the onset & develop gradually though time....
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BLOOD PRESSURE, HIGH / SYMPTOMS & SIGNS
people with high blood pressure may have it for years without any symptoms, even if the hypertension reaches dangerous levels. however, if untreated, it may lead to potentially life-threatening complications such as heart attacks & strokes. some patients may experience dull headaches, dizziness spells & frequent nosebleeds....
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BRAIN BLEED / CAUSES
cerebral hemorrhage can be a result of a variety of reasons. it can be due to a rupture of an artery in the spinal chord causing a blockage in the nervous system, or a sudden heart attack. people with hypertension as well as those who are obese are more likely to suffer a stroke....
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CADASIL / TREATMENT
there is no known treatment for cadasil; however once diagnosed through a magnetic resonance imaging or mri, doctors may prescribe anti-coagulants that help slow down the condition & for stroke prevention. patients can also be given therapy to decrease their propensity to strokes & heart attacks....
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CADASIL / SYMPTOMS & SIGNS
the damage to the blood vessels causes the symptoms of cadasil; namely migraines, mental & emotional disorders, dementia, stroke-like episodes & the prevention of normal brain function. a patient who has cadasil is also in increased risk of heart attack, due to the heart's damaged blood vessels....
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CARDIAC ARREST / DEFINITION
cardiac arrest is also recognized as cardiorespiratory arrest, cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest & it is the sudden stop of normal flow of the blood because of the failure of the heart to contract efficiently during systole. cardiac arrest varies from a heart attack or myocardial infarction where in the flow of blood to the still-beating heart is sporadic. the prevention of oxygen to be supplied to all parts of the body is referred to as "arrested" blood circulation....
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CARDIAC ARREST / SYMPTOMS & SIGNS
the list below shows the known symptoms of cardiac arrest: frequently comes first by symptoms of heart attack heart stoppage collapse loss of consciousness loss of breathing absent pulse some of symptoms sighted might not be evident to the patient but might be evident to the doctor/physician only....
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CARDIOMYOPATHY / CAUSES
possible causes of cardiomyopathy include: long-term high blood pressure; heart valve problems; heart tissue; damage from a previous heart attack; chronic rapid heart rate; metabolic disorders, such as thyroid disease or diabetes; nutritional deficiencies of essential vitamins or minerals, such as thiamin (vitamin b-1), selenium, calcium & magnesium; pregnancy; excessive use of alcohol over many years; abuse of cocaine or antidepressant medications, such as tricyclic antidepressants; use of some chemotherapy drugs to treat cancer; & certain viral infections, which may injure the heart & trigger cardiomyopathy....
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CAUSALGIA / CAUSES
the condition is caused by a distinctive nerve injury. several cases of the illness occur after forceful trauma to the leg or arm; others traumas can also lead to the condition, such as heart attacks, surgery, fractures & infections. it isn't well understood as to why the injuries sometimes set off the condition....
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CHEST PAIN / TREATMENT
chest pain due to heart problems may be treated with medications appropriate to the cause. if it is really a heart attack, the patient may be treated with clot-busting medication or undergo a surgical procedure. chest pain due to non-cardiac causes is also treated depending on the problem. patients may be evaluated & treated in an outpatient setting if doctors determine there is not immediate danger....
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CHEST PAIN / CAUSES
cardiac causes include heart attack, angina, pericarditis, or coronary artery spasm. non-cardiac causes may include heartburn, pleurisy, costochondritis, pulmonary embolism, sore muscles, esophageal spasms, achalasia, shingles, or problems in the gallbladder or pancreas. metabolic syndrome & endothelial dysfunction are heart-related conditions that may also cause chest pain. noncardiac causes include heartburn, panic attack, pleurisy, costochondritis, pulmonary embolism, other lung conditions as well as sore muscles & swallowing disorders....
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CLICK MURMUR SYNDROME / SYMPTOMS & SIGNS
most people with the condition do not experience any symptoms but when they occur, it is usually because the blood is leaking backward through the valve. symptoms vary from person to person, which may include a racing or irregular heartbeat, dizziness or lightheadedness, breathing difficulty oftentimes when lying flat or during physical exertion, fatigue & chest pain that is not associated with a heart attack or coronary artery disease....
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COMBINED HYPERLIPIDEMIA, FAMILIAL / SYMPTOMS & SIGNS
people who suffer this condition usually develop extremely high cholesterol level or triglyceride levels during the early teenage years. the may remain to be abnormally high throughout the entire life span of the patient, which accounts to the increased risk of early development of coronary artery disease & heart attacks. chest pain or angina may typically occur....
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COMBINED HYPERLIPIDEMIA, FAMILIAL / CAUSES
this type of disease is identified as the most common type of disorder that can be associated with increased presence of fat in the blood & early heart attacks. this is purely genetic is nature. other conditions such as alcoholism, hypothyroidism & diabetes may trigger to disease to worsen....
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