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Signs to recognize left heart failure – VnExpress

Patients easily gain weight, leg edema, chest tightness, fatigue, often wake up at night because of difficulty breathing. The heart has two main pumping chambers: the right ventricle and the left ventricle. The right ventricle carries blood to the lungs, taking in oxygen. The left ventricle is larger and has the function of pumping oxygen-rich […]

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Early signs of congenital heart disease in children – VnExpress

Children with shortness of breath, rapid breathing, less feeding, interrupted feedings, prolonged feedings or symptoms of pneumonia… may be manifestations of congenital heart disease. Dr. CKI Vu Nang Phuc (Head of Department of Congenital Heart, Cardiology Center, Tam Anh General Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City) said that congenital heart disease is a common malformation […]

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Myocardial ischemia – VnExpress

Myocardial ischemia may not be obvious; Obesity and high blood pressure increase the risk of disease. According to Dr. Truong Hoai Lam – Cardiology Department, Tam Anh General Hospital, Hanoi, myocardial ischemia is one of the common cardiovascular diseases and the leading cause of death in the world. The disease is more likely to lead […]

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Five common heart diseases in children – VnExpress

Congenital heart disease, atherosclerosis, arrhythmia, Kawasaki disease, and pericarditis are common in children with diverse symptoms. Having heart disease affects children. However, with advances in medicine and technology, many children with the disease still lead an active life. Here are the common heart diseases children have, according to Healthline. Congenital heart disease Congenital heart disease […]