Heart Disease Related Diseases & Conditions

Medical conditions are often related to other diseases and conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments related to the topic of Heart Disease. These conditions may be a cause or symptom of Heart Disease or be a condition for which you may be at increased risk.

  • High Blood Pressure High blood pressure is defined as a pressure of 140/90 mmHg or higher in the arteries. Genetic factors, high salt intake, and...learn more »
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    High Blood Pressure Article
    • What is high blood pressure?
    • What causes high blood pressure?
    • How is blood pressure measured?
    • What do blood pressure readings mean?
    • What are the signs and symptoms of high blood pressure?
    • How is high blood pressure diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for high blood pressure?
    • What are the potential risks and complications of untreated high blood pressure?
    • What dietary strategies can help lower high blood pressure?
    • How does exercise help lower high blood pressure?
    • Is complementary and alternative medicine effective for treating high blood pressure?
  • High Blood Pressure High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a repeatedly elevated blood pressure exceeding 140 over 90 mmHg -- a...learn more »
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    High Blood Pressure Article
    • High blood pressure facts
    • What is high blood pressure?
    • How is the blood pressure measured?
    • How is blood pressure defined?
    • What are the signs and symptoms of high blood pressure?
    • What are the different types of high blood pressure?
    • Isolated systolic high blood pressure
    • White coat high blood pressure
    • Borderline high blood pressure
    • What causes high blood pressure?
    • The metabolic syndrome and obesity
    • What are the causes of secondary high blood pressure?
    • Renal (kidney) hypertension
    • Adrenal gland tumors
    • Coarctation of the aorta
    • What is the treatment for high blood pressure?
  • Abdominal Pain Abdominal pain is pain in the belly and can be acute or chronic. Causes include inflammation, distention of an organ, and loss...learn more »
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    Abdominal Pain Article
    • Abdominal pain facts
    • What is abdominal pain?
    • What causes abdominal pain?
    • How is the cause of abdominal pain diagnosed?
    • Characteristics, symptoms, and signs of the abdominal pain
    • Associated signs and symptoms of abdominal pain
    • Physical examination
    • Exams and tests
    • Special problem in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) of diagnosing the cause of abdominal pain
    • Why can diagnosis of the cause of abdominal pain be difficult?
    • How can I help my doctor to determine the cause of my abdominal pain?
  • Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) Impotence, also known as erectile dysfunction, is a common problem among men characterized by the consistent inability to...learn more »
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    Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) Article
    • Erectile dysfunction facts
    • What is erectile dysfunction?
    • How common is erectile dysfunction?
    • What is normal penis anatomy?
    • How does erection occur?
    • How is erection sustained?
    • What are some of the risk factors for erectile dysfunction?
    • What are the causes of erectile dysfunction?
    • How is erectile dysfunction diagnosed?
    • What are the treatments for erectile dysfunction?
    • What medications are used to treat erectile dysfunction?
    • Oral phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors
    • Sildenafil (Viagra)
    • Vardenafil (Levitra)
    • Tadalafil (Cialis)
    • Intracavernosal injections
    • Intraurethral suppositories
    • How effective is testosterone in treating erectile dysfunction?
    • Can low testosterone level be replaced?
    • Vacuum devices
    • Surgery for erectile dysfunction
    • What will the future bring for erectile dysfunction?
  • Angina Angina is chest pain that is due to an inadequate supply of oxygen to the heart muscle. Angina can be caused by coronary artery...learn more »
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    Angina Article
    • Angina facts
    • Introduction to angina
    • What is angina and what are the symptoms of angina?
    • What causes angina?
    • What are other causes of chest pain?
    • Why is it important to establish the diagnosis of angina?
    • How is angina diagnosed?
    • What are the treatment options for angina patients?
    • Angina medications
    • Angioplasty and coronary artery bypass surgery
    • What's new in the evaluation of angina?
    • What's new in the treatment of angina and heart attacks?
  • Chest Pain Chest pain has many causes. Life-threatening causes include heart attack, angina, aortic dissection, perforated viscus, pulmonary...learn more »
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    Chest Pain Article
    • Chest Pain Overview
    • More Chest Pain Overview
    • Chest Pain Causes
    • Other Causes of Chest Pain
    • Chest Pain Symptoms
    • Other Symptoms and Signs Associated With Chest Pain
    • When to Seek Medical Care
    • Exams and Tests
    • Chest Pain Treatment
    • Self-Care at Home
    • Medical Treatment
    • Follow-up
    • Prevention
    • Outlook
    • For More Information
    • Multimedia
    • Authors and Editors
  • Fatigue Fatigue is a common health complaint by individuals. Fatigue is also referred to as feeling weary, tired, exhausted, lethargic,...learn more »
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    Fatigue Article
    • Fatigue Overview
    • Fatigue Causes
    • Fatigue Symptoms
    • When to Seek Medical Care
    • Fatigue Diagnosis
    • Fatigue Treatment
    • Fatigue Medical Treatment
    • Fatigue Prevention
    • Fatigue Prognosis
    • Authors and Editors

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