Some heart abnormalities, such as coronary artery disease, occur more frequently in men than in women. Heart disease in general, however, causes nearly the same percentage of deaths (not the total number of deaths) in women as in men, indicating that it is about as deadly for women as for men when it develops. Angina pectoris (chest pain), one chronic symptom of heart abnormalities, occurs more often in women than in men.
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How do heart abnormalities affect men differently than women?
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How do I care for someone with cardiovascular disease?
One of the most important things is for you to be aware of symptoms of cardiovascular disease, such as heart attack or stroke. Other symptoms include chest pain, being short of breathe, muscle cramps or leg pain, fatigue, weakness, and numbness. It is also important for your loved one to take their heart medication regularly to prevent additional problems. Helping to monitor physical activity and diet, enabling the person to relax, and encouraging them to stop smoking are also important.
What is kidney disease?
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Kidney disease is a disorder that decreases the ability of your two kidneys to do their job: to clean and maintain the chemical balance of the blood. Kidney disease can cause serious health problems if it decreases a person's kidney function significantly. There are more than 30 different types of kidney disease.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
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