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Understanding the Basics of Rheumatic Heart Disease and Rheumatic Fever-By Edterchelle Soriano

Frequent and acute Rheumatic Fever (RF) is considered as a systemic form of heart disease. It usually occurs during childhood period. The disease itself develops after sore throat (streptococcal infection). On the other hand, Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) refers to the condition which includes the signs and symptoms of RF and swelling of the heart (inflammation of inner, middle and …

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A Close Look at Coronary Artery Disease-By Edterchelle Soriano

To keep itself going, the heart depends on 2 thick main arteries. These arteries branches from the aorta that delivers clean oxygenated blood to both left and right side of the heart. The left coronary artery is bigger than the right one. It is divided into two vessels. The latter itself is commonly known as artery of sudden death, since …

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5 Common Forms of Heart Diseases-By Edterchelle Soriano

Disease of the heart is the leading cause of mortality in America. However, there are several cases (forms) of heart diseases that lead to fatality. It does not only affect the elder and obese people but it can strike everyone. Neonates die from congenital heart disease, teenager, adult men and women are at risk of developing other heart diseases, as …

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