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Enlarged heart - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 15th, 2020 - Overview Enlarged heart, in heart failure Enlarged heart, in heart failure As your heart weakens, such as in heart failure, it begins to enlarge, forcing your heart to work harder to pump blood to the rest of your body. An enlarged heart (cardiomegaly) isn't a disease, but rather a sign of another condition. The term "cardiomegaly" refers to an enlarged heart seen on any imaging test, including...

Claudication - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 10th, 2020 - Overview Claudication Claudication Claudication is pain caused by too little blood flow to your legs or arms. This is usually a symptom of peripheral artery disease, in which the arteries that supply blood to your limbs are narrowed, usually because of atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis occurs when arteries get thick and stiff due to a buildup of fatty deposits (plaques) on your artery walls. Cla...

Pulmonary embolism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 9th, 2020 - Overview Pulmonary embolism Pulmonary embolism Pulmonary embolism occurs when a blood clot gets lodged in an artery in the lung, blocking blood flow to part of the lung. Blood clots most often originate in the legs and travel up through the right side of the heart and into the lungs. Pulmonary embolism is a blockage in one of the pulmonary arteries in your lungs. In most cases, pulmonary emboli...

Aortic valve disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 8th, 2020 - Overview Aortic valve disease is a condition in which the valve between the main pumping chamber of your heart (left ventricle) and the main artery to your body (aorta) doesn't work properly. Aortic valve disease may be a condition present at birth (congenital heart disease), or it may result from other causes. Types of aortic valve disease include: Aortic valve stenosis Aortic valve stenosis A...

Mitral valve disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 6th, 2020 - Overview In mitral valve disease, the mitral valve, which is located between your left heart chambers (left atrium and left ventricle), doesn't work properly. Types of mitral valve disease include: Mitral valve regurgitation Mitral valve prolapse and regurgitation Mitral valve prolapse and regurgitation The mitral valve separates the two chambers (atrium and ventricle) of the left side of the h...

Stroke - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 21st, 2019 - Diagnosis Things will move quickly once you get to the hospital, as your emergency team tries to determine what type of stroke you're having. That means you'll have a CT scan or other imaging test soon after arrival. Doctors also need to rule out other possible causes of your symptoms, such as a brain tumor or a drug reaction. Some of the tests you may have include: Stroke consultation Stroke c...

Stroke - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 21st, 2019 - Overview A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or reduced, preventing brain tissue from getting oxygen and nutrients. Brain cells begin to die in minutes. A stroke is a medical emergency, and prompt treatment is crucial. Early action can reduce brain damage and other complications. The good news is that many fewer Americans die of stroke now than in the past...

Stroke - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 21st, 2019 - Stroke care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's world-renowned stroke teams include doctors trained in blood vessel and brain conditions (cerebrovascular neurologists), brain blood vessel imaging (endovascular surgical neuroradiologists), blood vessel brain surgery (vascular neurosurgeons), physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatrists), emergency medicine, and other su...

Heart arrhythmia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 18th, 2019 - Overview Heart rhythm problems (heart arrhythmias) occur when the electrical impulses that coordinate your heartbeats don't work properly, causing your heart to beat too fast, too slow or irregularly. Heart arrhythmias (uh-RITH-me-uhs) may feel like a fluttering or racing heart and may be harmless. However, some heart arrhythmias may cause bothersome — sometimes even life-threatening — signs an...

Heart arrhythmia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 18th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose a heart arrhythmia, your doctor will review your symptoms and your medical history and conduct a physical examination. Your doctor may ask about — or test for — conditions that may trigger your arrhythmia, such as heart disease or a problem with your thyroid gland. Your doctor may also perform heart-monitoring tests specific to arrhythmias. These may include: Electrocardio...

Broken heart syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 13th, 2019 - Overview Broken heart syndrome is a temporary heart condition that's often brought on by stressful situations and extreme emotions. The condition can also be triggered by a serious physical illness or surgery. It may also be called stress cardiomyopathy, takotsubo cardiomyopathy or apical ballooning syndrome. People with broken heart syndrome may have sudden chest pain or think they're having a...

Supraventricular tachycardia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 12th, 2019 - Overview Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), also called paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, is defined as an abnormally fast heartbeat. It's a broad term that includes many forms of heart rhythm problems (heart arrhythmias) that originate above the ventricles (supraventricular) in the atria or AV node. A normal heart rate is 60 to 100 beats per minute. A heart rate of more than 100 beats ...

Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 12th, 2019 - Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's WPW syndrome team includes doctors trained in heart diseases (cardiologists), heart rhythm disorders (electrophysiologists), cardiovascular surgery and other areas who work together to provide exactly the care you need. Specialists in the Heart Rhythm Clinic and Electrophysiology Laboratory are fre...

Sick sinus syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 12th, 2019 - Overview Sick sinus syndrome — also known as sinus node disease or sinus node dysfunction — is a group of heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias) in which the heart's natural pacemaker (sinus node) doesn't work properly. The sinus node is an area of specialized cells in the upper right chamber of the heart that controls the rhythm of your heart. Normally, the sinus node produces a steady pace of re...

Atrial tachycardia - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 12th, 2019 - Atrial tachycardia Atrial tachycardia is the least common type of supraventricular tachycardia. It's generally seen in children with underlying heart disorders such as congenital heart disease, particularly those who've had heart surgery. Atrial tachycardia may also be triggered by factors such as an infection or drug or alcohol use. For some people, atrial tachycardia increases during pregnanc...

Bradycardia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 12th, 2019 - Bradycardia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic cardiologists treat people with all types of heart conditions, including those with arrhythmias such as bradycardia. Mayo doctors trained in cardiovascular diseases, cardiac surgery and other areas collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. This collaborative approach means doctors ca...

Yips - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 14th, 2019 - Treatment Because the yips may be related to overuse of specific muscles, a change of technique or equipment may help. Possible strategies include: Change your grip. This technique works for many golfers, because it changes the muscles you use to make your putting stroke. Use a different putter. A longer putter allows you to use more of your arms and shoulders and less of your hands and wrists ...

Rheumatic fever - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 9th, 2019 - Overview Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease that can develop when strep throat or scarlet fever isn't properly treated. Strep throat and scarlet fever are caused by an infection with streptococcus (strep-toe-KOK-us) bacteria. Rheumatic fever most often affects children who are between 5 and 15 years old, though it can develop in younger children and adults. Although strep throat is comm...

Rheumatic fever - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis Although there's no single test for rheumatic fever, diagnosis is based on medical history, a physical exam and certain test results. Blood tests If your child was already diagnosed with a strep infection using a throat swab test, your doctor might not order additional tests for the bacteria. Sometimes, a blood test that can detect antibodies to the strep bacteria in the blood is done...

Rheumatic fever - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 9th, 2019 - Rheumatic fever care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic cardiologists treat people with all types of heart conditions, including people with heart damage caused by rheumatic fever. Mayo doctors trained in pediatric cardiology, cardiovascular diseases, cardiovascular surgery and other areas collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. Thi...