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Circulatory system

Learn everything you need to know about the circulatory system.

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5 Surprising Threats to Your Heart Health
These lesser-known factors may increase your risk of heart disease.

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What are the risks associated with lvads?
The risks of surgery for LVAD, or left ventricular assist device, are mainly, infection and bleeding...

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What are the risks associated with LVADs?
A LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Device) can keep a failing heart pumping -- but it used to carry a s...

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What is angiogenesis?
Angiogenesis is the process in which the body grows blood vessels. William Li, MD explains why this ...

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Why An Irregular Heartbeat Could Make You Pass Out
Learn why people faint—and when it might be cause for concern.

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The Vital Test That Helps Detect Abnormal Heart Rhythms
An electrophysiology study can help get to the bottom of a slow, fast or irregular heartbeat and get...

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What is cryo-sclerotherapy?
The conventional treatment for varicose veins is effective but uncomfortable. Luis Navarro, MD, desc...

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How is Raynaud's treated?
Treatments for Raynaud's include lifestyle changes - like wearing hats/mittens/socks - and exercisin...

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6 Foods That Can Help Lower Blood Pressure
These simple swaps can reduce your heart disease risk.

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Why a Rapid Heartbeat Increases Your Risk For Stroke
AFib and atrial flutter share certain symptoms and complications but it’s important to learn how the...