How Heart Disease Differs in Women

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Gender can play a role in risk factors, symptoms. By Dr. Sanjay Gupta Heart disease does not discriminate. It is the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women, claiming more than 600,000 lives each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But there are gender differences that…

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Bigger Hearts Don’t Necessarily Signal A Bigger Problem

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Aug 10, 2016 | Sarah Sipek The average American will never have Olympic-level athletic ability—but they could have an Olympian-sized heart. “Athlete’s heart” is a documented phenomenon in which the hearts of endurance athletes become enlarged in response to high levels of exercise. Aware of the condition, physicians are careful not to misdiagnose athletes with…

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Message for Heart Failure Patients: EXERCISE

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THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Physical activity may help extend survival for patients with heart failure, a new review suggests. “Patients with heart failure should not be scared of exercise damaging them or killing them,” said principal investigator Rod Taylor, director of the Exeter Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Exeter Medical…

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One-Third Of Deaths In The U.S. Are Caused By Cardiovascular Disease

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Photo by American Heart Association By Stephen Feller   |   Dec. 16, 2015 at 2:42 PM One-third of deaths in the United States are caused by cardiovascular disease. Among other risk factors that could use some improving, researchers reported that one-third of adults in the United States have no physical activity outside of work.  While progress…

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