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Ischemic Colitis: Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24513-ischemic-colitis

Nov 29th, 2022 - Overview Loss of blood supply to your colon can cause ischemic colitis. What is ischemic colitis? Ischemic colitis is inflammation in your colon that’s caused by ischemia, which means reduced blood flow. Blood supplies oxygen to the tissues in your body. If something interrupts or diminishes the blood supply to certain tissues, they suffer damage from the lack of oxygen. Inflammation is your bo...

Broken Heart Syndrome (Takotsu
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17857-broken-heart-syndrome

Nov 20th, 2022 - Overview Broken heart syndrome temporarily weakens your heart muscle. What is broken heart syndrome? Broken heart syndrome is a temporary heart condition with symptoms like those of a heart attack. You may think you’re having a heart attack because both conditions cause shortness of breath and chest pain. However, in broken heart syndrome, you don’t have blocked coronary arteries or permanent h...

Broken heart syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/broken-heart-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20354617

Oct 27th, 2022 - Overview Broken heart syndrome is a heart condition that's often brought on by stressful situations and extreme emotions. The condition also can be triggered by a serious physical illness or surgery. Broken heart syndrome is often a temporary condition. But some people may continue to feel unwell after the heart is healed. People with broken heart syndrome may have sudden chest pain or think th...

Tachycardia: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22108-tachycardia

Oct 3rd, 2022 - Overview Tachycardia, a heart rhythm that’s faster than normal, is more than 100 beats a minute at rest. What is tachycardia? When you have tachycardia, your heart beats faster than normal for a few seconds to a few hours. Normally, your heart rate is 60 to 100 beats per minute when you’re not active. When your heart beats more than 100 times a minute at rest, that’s tachycardia. Because your h...

Atrial Flutter: Causes, Sym
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Sep 21st, 2022 - Overview What is atrial flutter? Atrial flutter is a type of supraventricular arrhythmia. This means it’s an abnormal heart rhythm that starts in the upper chambers of your heart. With atrial flutter, your heart beats in a fast but consistent pattern. A normal heart rate is 60 to 100 beats a minute when you’re at rest. Atrial flutter can make your heart’s upper chambers beat 250 to 350 times a ...

Radiation Heart Disease: Radiation The
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17409-radiation-heart-disease-overview

Sep 7th, 2022 - Overview What is radiation heart disease? Radiation therapy is a common treatment for people with cancer. Radiation treatment uses beams of energy to destroy cancer cells. If you receive radiation therapy to your chest, it can damage your heart. Radiation heart disease describes a range of heart problems that occur due to radiation therapy. These problems can develop weeks or years after receiv...

Heart Disease: Symptoms, Risk F
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24129-heart-disease

Sep 1st, 2022 - Overview Common heart disease symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness and exhaustion. What is heart disease? Heart disease is a collection of issues that can affect your heart. When people think about heart disease, they often think of the most common type — coronary artery disease (CAD). However, you can have trouble with different parts of your heart, such as your heart mu...

Premature Ventricular C
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17381-premature-ventricular-contractions

Jul 29th, 2022 - Overview What are premature ventricular contractions? Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) are a type of irregular heartbeat. They occur when the electrical signal that starts your heartbeat comes from one of your bottom two heart chambers (ventricles). The signal typically starts in the top right chamber (atrium). PVCs are not always a problem. But if they repeatedly happen for months or ...

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD): Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23538-duchenne-muscular-dystrophy-dmd

Jul 25th, 2022 - Overview Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a condition that weakens skeletal and heart muscle that quickly gets worse with time. What is Duchenne muscular dystrophy? Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a condition that weakens skeletal and heart muscle that quickly gets worse with time. It’s the most common form of muscular dystrophy. Most cases of DMD are inherited as an X-linked recessive...

Becker Muscular Dystrophy (BMD): Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23541-becker-muscular-dystrophy-bmd

Jul 25th, 2022 - Overview Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) is a rare, inherited condition that results in progressive muscle degeneration and muscle weakness. What is Becker muscular dystrophy? Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) is a rare, inherited condition that results in progressive muscle degeneration and muscle weakness. It almost exclusively affects people assigned male at birth due to its X-linked inheritan...

Restrictive Cardiomyopathy: Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17427-restrictive-cardiomyopathy

Jul 20th, 2022 - Overview What is restrictive cardiomyopathy? Restrictive cardiomyopathy (RCM) is a heart condition. Muscle tissue in your heart’s lower chambers (ventricles) becomes stiff, and the ventricles can’t fill with blood. This leads to reduced blood flow in your heart. Other common names for restrictive cardiomyopathy are: Idiopathic restrictive cardiomyopathy. Infiltrative cardiomyopathy. Who does re...

Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16932-dilated-cardiomyopathy

Jul 4th, 2022 - Overview What is dilated cardiomyopathy? Dilated cardiomyopathy occurs when your heart’s main pumping chamber (left ventricle) becomes enlarged. In severe cases, it affects additional areas of your heart. How can dilated cardiomyopathy affect my well-being? When your left ventricle becomes enlarged, tissue thins, causing it to pump with less force. After each beat, more blood remains in your he...

Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricula
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16752-arrhythmogenic-right-ventricular-dysplasia-arvd

Jun 22nd, 2022 - Overview What is arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia? Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia is a rare form of cardiomyopathy. With this condition, fat and/or fibrous tissue replaces damaged heart muscle in your right ventricle. Your right ventricle stretches out, becomes thin and contracts poorly. As a result, your heart has a weakened ability to pump blood. The fat or fibrous tissu...

Cardiotoxicity: Heart Damage fro
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16858-chemotherapy--the-heart-cardiotoxicity

Jun 20th, 2022 - Overview What is cardiotoxicity? Cardiotoxicity is heart damage that arises from certain cancer treatments or drugs. It can develop years after cancer treatment, especially in adults who received cancer treatment during childhood. Certain types of cancer treatments have a higher risk for cardiotoxicity. Cardiotoxicity may make it harder for your heart to pump blood throughout your body as it sh...

Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS): Diagnosis, Tr
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23399-hepatorenal-syndrome

Jun 19th, 2022 - Overview What is hepatorenal syndrome (HRS)? Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) is a life-threatening complication of advanced liver disease that affects your kidney function. It causes prerenal acute kidney failure. That means that it comes on suddenly, without any previous kidney disease or any physical changes to the kidneys themselves. Your kidneys may be healthy, but they lose the ability to funct...

Ventricular Tachycardia: Causes, Symp
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17616-ventricular-tachycardia

Jun 12th, 2022 - Overview An EKG showing ventricular tachycardia, a heart rate that’s too fast. What is ventricular tachycardia? Ventricular tachycardia is a heart rate higher than 120 beats per minute that starts in your heart’s two lower chambers (ventricles), rather than from the normal electrical pathway. A normal resting heart rate is 60 to 100 beats per minute. During an episode of ventricular tachycardia...

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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May 24th, 2022 - Diagnosis An exam at Mayo Clinic A health care provider listens to a person's heart at Mayo Clinic. Note: This content was created prior to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and does not demonstrate proper pandemic protocols. Please follow all recommended Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for masking and social distancing. Your health care provider will examin...

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypertrophic-cardiomyopathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350204

May 24th, 2022 - Diagnosis An exam at Mayo Clinic A health care provider listens to a person's heart at Mayo Clinic. Note: This content was created prior to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and does not demonstrate proper pandemic protocols. Please follow all recommended Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for masking and social distancing. Your health care provider will examin...

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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May 24th, 2022 - Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team A team at Mayo Clinic A team works together to evaluate and treat people at Mayo Clinic. Note: Items within this content were created prior to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and do not demonstrate proper pandemic protocols. Please follow all recommended Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guideli...

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypertrophic-cardiomyopathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20350198

May 24th, 2022 - Overview Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Open pop-up dialog box Close Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy In hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), the muscular heart walls (septum) are much thicker (hypertrophied) than those in a typical heart. The thickening can occur anywhere in the left lower heart chamber (left ventricle). Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a disease in which...