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Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Forum
Questions in the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention forum are answered by Dr. Lee Kirksey, associate professor at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
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Hi, My question relates to blood pressure during sex. I'm 29 years old, and have some family history of hypertension, so I'm very mind...
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Oct 2009 Got severe flu type illness, completely bedridden for 7 days. Did not wake to drink, eat, or go to bathroom. Prior to illness I...
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Hi, I am a 42 y o male with no family or personal history of heart disease. My problem is that I experience chest pain/throat tight...
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Hi, I am a 36 year old male - 1 risk factor (smoking). Cholesterol is excellent, no family history. 2 years ago I started getting ...
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I just had an echo and this is the results Left ventricle is normal in size, thickness and function. There is a grade II diastolic dysfun...
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38, in shape, non smoker, no drugs, no meds, few drinks (Sat night only). I take Multi Vs, 250mg Mg, Omega 3, & K rich foods. No caffei...
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I was rushed to the hospital due to heart palpataions and after my Echo, I was told that I have Thickening of the MItral Valve leaflets w...
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I am a 33 yo white mail. About 15-20 pounds overweight. 9 months ago I experienced crushing chest pain with a little bit of sweating, ...
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Dear Dr: I posted this once on the expert form but didn't pay so here it is again. This time I paid., I'm 52 yr. old female. I'm ...
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Age 69, Wt 143,ht5'4", I went for routine cardio evaluation which I do due to poor family history, high cholesterol225-(now258without med...
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38, male, 5'7, 170, body fat ~14.5%, exercise regularly (tennis 3x/week, cardio at gym for 45-50 min at 80-85% HR Max (aerobic zone) 2-3x...
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Dear Doctors, 28 year old male with no H.D. history, no family history (besides high chol.), good bp and good cholesterol, I don't smok...
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Hi. I am a 45 year old female with a strong family history of heart attack and stroke by the late 40s and early 50s. BMI 42, hbp 120/80...
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I'm a 60-year old woman, non smoker, 5'2", 109 lbs; occasionally drink a glass of white wine; lifelong exerciser 3-4 days per week. My m...
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I have 90% Right Coronary Artery Blockage, 50% Left Heart Artery Blockage. Left groin pain with 100% PAD/PVD and with healthy Collateral ...
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36yo female, not overweight,healthy,good colestherol etc... While watching telly and having A drink, and a smoke I have experienced out o...
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I'm a 54 yo female, non-smoker, normal weight, exercise 1hr daily w/ no problems. I had a pre-op echocardiogram w/ the following results....
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I am 46 yrs old, 230 lbs, athletic body, run 3 miles 3 times/wk. I am in decent shape. Last week I started to get discomfort in my chest...
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Hi there - I am having some anxiety over my BP and Cholesterol. I do have a history of suffering from health anxiety and was treated wit...
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Three years ago,I suffered a great deal of abdominal pain.After the tests,ct scan included,I had an operation for arcuate ligament syndro...
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