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When Is the Best Time to See a Cardiologist?

A cardiologist is a physician who focuses on illness affecting the heart and the blood vessels. Someone who experiences heart problems or cardiovascular disease may be referred to ...

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Are Spider Veins Harmful?

Spider veins are a milder type of varicose veins. They can be unsightly when their weblike patterns (hence the name) are visible on the surface of your skin. ...

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Benefits of a Stress Test

When you have a heart problem or when your doctor suspects one, you might need to take a stress test. This type of test can provide your doctor ...

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Am I A Candidate For A Leg Arterial Sonogram?

What Is a Leg Arterial Sonogram? A sonogram is a type of diagnostic imaging procedure that uses high frequency sound waves to create an image of the interior ...

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Treatment For Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease occurs when the blood vessels responsible for supplying many of the heart’s needs — including oxygenated blood and necessary nutrients — become diseased or blocked ...

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Causes Of Deep Vein Thrombosis

You may have heard warnings that it’s important to walk around and stretch your legs when you’re on a plane or work in an environment where you are ...

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What Causes Spider Veins?

Spider veins that appear on your body, such as your legs, usually don’t cause major health problems. However, their highly visible appearance can cause you to feel self-conscious. ...

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Signs That You May Need An Electrocardiogram (EKG)

When your doctor has reason to suspect that you might be at risk of having a heart problem, you might need to have an electrocardiogram (EKG) done. An ...

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How To Prevent A Heart Attack

What is a Heart Attack? A heart attack is a sudden and acute episode of coronary thrombosis, a situation in which blood flow to the heart is blocked. ...

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When Should I Get A Vascular Screening?

When a vascular screening is performed, it provides you and your doctor with information that can be used to prescribe treatment or make other changes that reduce your ...

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