Cardiovascular

Fibromuscular dysplasia

Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) is a disease that causes narrowing, beading, bulging (aneurysm) and dissections in the medium to large arteries in the body. Headaches and ringing...
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Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)

Myocardial infarction (MI), also known as a heart attack, occurs when there is an obstruction of blood flow to the heart. This results in ischemia or...
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Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral arterial disease refers to a circulatory impairment that causes narrow blood vessels in the extremities resulting in decreased blood flow. The most common cause of...
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Hypertension

Hypertension is also known as high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing on the walls of the arteries. Normal blood pressure is...
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Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy also known as apical ballooning syndrome, or “broken heart syndrome” is a reversible dysfunction of the left ventricle (the heart’s main pumping chamber). The...
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Mitral Valve Prolapse

The mitral valve is on the left side of the heart, between the left atrium (top part of the heart) and left ventricle (bottom part of...
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Patent Foramen Ovale

The foramen ovale is a hole located between the top two chambers of the heart of fetuses. Normally, within the year after birth the hole closes...
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Hyperlipidemia

Hyperlipidemia, often referred to as high cholesterol, is having high levels of fats in the bloodstream such as cholesterol and triglycerides. Hyperlipidemia can be caused by...
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Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) is a disorder of the autonomic nervous system. A person may experience challenges when moving to an upright position due to...
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Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD)

Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an emergency cardiovascular condition where the inner layer of one or more coronary artery tears and causes a blockage resulting...
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Hemorrhagic Stroke

During a hemorrhagic stroke, a weakened artery ruptures and causes bleeding within the brain or in the tissue surrounding the brain. This leads to increased pressure...
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Headache After Stroke

It is important to note that headache and/or migraine disease may occur after having a stroke, depending on the location and the severity of the stroke....
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