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 heart disease can be caused by genetics and by environmental factors explain what this statement means?
what does this statement mean?...


 What are the symptoms of high blood pressure?
I know this sounds ridiculous. i'm 16 years old, and i think i have high blood pressure. only because whenever i just even do the smallest activity like walking up the stairs, i kinda lose my ...


 hemostasis?
what heppen when blad don't ...


 how long should it take for a 76 yr old with congestive heart failure to receive a unit of blood?
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 how low is to low for blood pressure?
mine was 118/74 is that good?...


 symtoms of a heart attack what are some?
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 I had a blood pressure taken yesterday lying at 127/76, sitting at 106/67, standing at 105/67.?
Is that good?...


 arrythmia? please help!!!!?
please answer the following questions:
1-how serious is this?
2-how is arrythmia treated?
3-is it true that people with arrythmia have to carry around inhalers?
4-what exactly ...


 Why would doctors do this ?
my mom is dieing from cancer her liver is failing but now they are refusing to give her fluid pills for her heart and she is basically filling up with Fluid. Can they give her the medication even ...


 I had a blood pressure of 178/117 at work I am 22 years old and have never had high blood pressure before.?
This was about 3pm, I was told by a friend to go immediately to ER because it was so high. I left work about 6:30pm and about 8:00pm I was driving had numbness in left arm shortness of breath, ...


 my grandmother (she's 92) has had a heart attack and her heart capacity is 30%, will she servive?
she's strong, in fact stronger than her own ...


 If you knew someone who needed a new heart, could you give it to them willingly even if you're not ill?
Could you be a heart donor and give someone a heart who you think deserved it more than yourself even if you were perfectly healthy?...


 What is RN Mean? 10 Points!!!?
What is RN Mean? Is it kind of like RNCCU??
Do they do surgery??...


 Are there any OTC medicines for high blood pressure?
My fiance has high blood pressure and has stopped taking his medicine cause he lost his insurance and can't afford the pills. Is there anything else he can take or do?...


 How do you know if you are having a small heart attack?
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 Why does a very rapid heart rate decrease cardiac output?
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 what's going on with my heart?
i'm a 17 year old female, depressed and i have major anxiety & panic attacks... but my heart skips beats alot, it feels like it thumps, or its up in my throat and i can feel it in my head ...


 blood pressure?
what are some major conditions that sh ould be met w hile taking an individuals' blood pressure?...


 Heart question.....?
Sometimes (3-6 times a day not everyday), I notice that my heart skips a beat. I told my physician about this and had an EKG done and it came back fine. Had chest X-rays and all came back clean. My ...


 is it ok to still have a rapid heart beat, 4 days after taking party pills?
i took 3 party pill during big day out and i still have a fast heart beat is that normal?...



mrmarcellus2002
what can a doctor tell from listening to your heart with a stethoscopes?
Can they tell if there need to be more test? or do they just make sure the heart beat has the right rhythem? For instance would they be able to tell if they need to give you a EKG just by listeing?
                     




sushiforgym
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my understanding is that the doctor can tell you if your heart is still beating


Starry Eyed
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They should be able to tell if your heart is beating correctly and how fast it is beating with the stethoscope. They should definitely be able to tell if you need an EKG by listening.


katobow
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They listen for the rythm and for any murmurs. There are normal heart sounds they listen for and if something does not sound right the next step is usually an EKG which shows how the hearts valves are firing or pumping out.


HyperDog
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They can hear the rhythm of your heart, and in that case, if it sounded uneven they might want to see the waveforms on an EKG.

More importantly, they can hear the valves closing, and from that sound they can tell if there are problems such as valve prolapse or leaky valves. The sound should have an abrupt "thump" sound. If it has a 'brrrrr" sound, that indicates blood if flowing backwards through an imperfectly closed valve. That sound, BTW, is commonly called a "murmur".


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