100 Q&A About Heart Attack and Related Cardiac Problems by Edward K. Chung

By Edward K. Chung

Over a million humans endure middle assaults every year within the usa by myself. center illness Is Our no 1 reason behind loss of life. yet Many middle assaults Are Preventable, And middle issues could be taken care of. if you happen to Or your family were Touched by means of heart problems, a hundred Questions And solutions approximately center assault And comparable Cardiac difficulties bargains support. well known heart specialist Edward ok. Chung, MD, attracts Upon many years Of medical adventure to provide Authoritative, useful solutions on your questions about explanations Of middle assaults, center assault Prevention, therapies, Post-Treatment caliber Of existence, resources Of aid and lots more and plenty extra. Written In undeniable Language For The Lay Reader, together with a precise Interview With one in all Dr. Chung's sufferers, This publication is a useful source For a person dealing with The actual And Emotional Turmoil Of This scary disorder.

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They are found mostly in foods from animal origin and in some dairy products. They are also found in tropical oils, such as coconut oil and palm oil. Foods from animals containing lots of saturated fats include various meats from four-legged animals (such as beef, veal, pork, lamb), poultry fat, butter, whole milk, cheese, cream, bakery products, and ice cream. These foods contain lots of cholesterol. On the other hand, unsaturated fats tend to be liquid at room temperature, and they mostly come from plants.

Even physical characteristics can contribute as minor factors to heart attack. Some researchers have associated male-pattern baldness, hair in the ear canals, and creased earlobes with a high risk of coronary artery disease in white men. Yet another risk factor is seen in the use of iron. A high dietary intake of iron may contribute to the process of atherosclerosis. Similarly, C-reactive protein (CRP) recently received special attention because CRP is shown to be one of the important coronary risk factors.

However, once again, the characteristic clinical picture and various diagnostic tests can identify which is which. 43. What is Tietze’s syndrome? Tietze’s syndrome is a form of costochondritis. In this disorder, the cartilage (a fibrous connective tissue) of your rib cage, particularly the cartilage that joins your ribs to your sternum (breastbone), becomes inflamed from an unknown cause. The pain of Tietze’s syndrome may occur suddenly, and it can be severe. Naturally, you might think you were having a heart attack, because the pain can be similar.

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