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New Drug Offers Hope for Patients with a Rare Form of Cardiomyopathy

... years and leads to debilitating symptoms like shortness of breath, fatigue and dizziness. ... Of course, additional research is still needed to better understand how tafamidis works and when ...

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Patients with Chronic Heart Failure

... with significant improvement in symptoms, such as fatigue and shortness of breath. ... These symptoms include shortness of breath; swelling of feet, ankles or abdomen; fatigue; cough and ...

Women Experience 'Typical' Heart Disease Symptoms, Too

Men and women also shared the majority of other symptoms, like shortness of breath, fatigue, sweating, nausea, headache, and pain in other areas of the body (arm, back, shoulder, jaw, neck, ...

Exercise is Recommended for Prevention and Management of Heart Failure

... can’t pump enough blood to the rest of the body, causing symptoms like fatigue and shortness of breath. ... of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise (or a combination of the ...

Experts Explore Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Damage from Vaping

... , researchers found that respiratory symptoms like shortness of breath, chest pain and cough were most ... E-cigarettes (short for electronic cigarettes) are battery-operated devices that heat ...

Gender Differences in Angina Symptoms

... symptoms include chest pain, nausea, fatigue, shortness of breath, anxiety, sweating, dizziness and pain in ... nausea, shortness of breath and/or abdominal pain, in place of other symptoms.

Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Explained

... the same symptoms as heart failure, such as shortness of breath, cough, chest pain and abdominal pain. ... as for heart failure, such as shortness of breath, chest pain and abdominal pain.

Understanding Sudden Cardiac Arrest

It happens without warning. ... Having a dangerous heart rhythm causing the heart to “short circuit” and stop beating ... Dizziness Unexplained shortness of breath Chest pains

Could Chocolate Improve Cardiac Function in Heart Failure Patients?

As a result of significantly reduced blood flow, the body is deprived of oxygen, and patients with heart failure can experience debilitating symptoms like fatigue and shortness of breath.

Exercise Benefits for Heart Failure Patients

... failure occurs when the heart can no longer pump enough blood to the rest of the body, causing symptoms such as fatigue, shortness of breath and swelling of the feet, ankles and abdomen.

Women Less Likely to Have Chest Pain During Heart Attack

That’s why raising awareness of heart attack symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, sweating, lightheadedness, nausea and vomiting has become a major focus in the United States and ...

Effects of Drinking More Water Remain Unclear for Patients with Kidney Disease

... were too low or that the study was too short to detect a difference in outcomes. ... much you urinate, swelling of feet and ankles, chest pain, shortness of breath and high blood pressure.

Does Chest Pain Differ Among Men and Women During a Heart Attack?

... of pain they experienced, like the size of the pain area and whether pain radiated ... experience certain symptoms like pressure-like pain, shortness of breath and pain lasting more than 30 ...

Advances in Diagnosis of Heart Disease in Women

The goal of their statement was to provide doctors with guidelines for when and how to ... heart disease) include chest pain, shortness of breath, sleep problems, fatigue and a lack of energy.

Prevention of Cardiovascular Risk Factors Wards off Heart Failure Later in Life

... at the impact of key cardiovascular risk factors on the development of heart failure. ... These symptoms include shortness of breath; swelling of feet, ankles or abdomen; fatigue; cough and ...

Minimally Invasive Procedure for Replacing Surgical Aortic Valves

... flow from the heart, often causing fatigue and shortness of breath, and greatly increasing risk for heart ... Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Interventions found ...

Exercise Lowers Mortality Risk in Patients with Heart Disease

Published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, this study explored the ... heart disease, exercise can be challenging for patients with symptoms like shortness of breath.

Study Questions Routine Heart Tests in Healthy Patients

This test is used to check the overall function of the heart when patients have symptoms of heart issues, such as chest pain or shortness of breath. ... Antidepressants Cut Heart Risks in Half

Study Questions the Use of Vitamin D Supplements in Heart Failure Patients

... to increased risk for heart disease. What are the symptoms of heart failure? The most common symptoms of heart failure include shortness of breath, persistent coughing or wheezing, swelling ...

Advances in an Alternative Procedure to Open Heart Surgery

... have greatly improved the use of percutaneous coronary intervention, a minimally- ... attack, PCI is recommended mainly in patients with symptoms like chest pain and shortness of breath.

Weight Loss Helps Control Atrial Fibrillation

Patients losing the greatest amount of weight also were less likely to experience common AFib symptoms, such as fatigue and shortness of breath. ... What is atrial fibrillation? ... Related

Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Place Unnecessary Restrictions on Exercise

... from the University of Michigan School of Medicine, utilizing surveys to better ... that do, the most common symptoms include shortness of breath, chest pain and fainting—especially during ...

Treatment Options for Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis

... mild in patients that do not exhibit symptoms, such as chest pain, fainting and shortness of breath. ... area of aortic valve decreases, lessening the amount of blood flowing from the heart.

Hospital Performance Closely Linked to Heart Failure Survival

... for heart failure matters, based on analysis of survival rates across hundreds of U.S. hospitals. ... These symptoms include shortness of breath; swelling of feet, ankles or abdomen; fatigue; ...

Study Explores Key Factors that Affect Heart Failure Risk

News & Events ... It can cause debilitating symptoms, such as fatigue and shortness of breath. ... Over twelve years of follow-up, nearly 18% of participants had developed heart failure.

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