Blood pressure

Blood Pressure

According to the CDC, 1 in 3 American adults have high blood pressure. High blood pressure can affect anyone including children. Knowing the causes, risks, and treatment of high...

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Warfarin Overview

Warfarin (name brands include: Coumadin, Jantoven, Lawarin, Marevan, Waran, and Warfant) is an anticoagulant prescribed to patients needing to reduce and prevent blood clot form...

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Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)

Ventricular assist devices are mechanical pumps used in treatment of weakened hearts, such as those affected by heart disease. These pumps push blood throughout the body when th...

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Atrial fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (also known as AFib or AF) is a medical condition that causes a rapid and irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). Sometimes the heartbeat can also be slow but irre...

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Blood

Blood Clots

Blood clots are clumps of blood that have changed from a liquid to a solid state. Blood clotting (also known as coagulation) is an important bodily function that prevents people...

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Warfarin therapy management

Warfarin Therapy Management

Clotting of the blood is essential to prevent excessive bleeding whenever a small cut or abrasion occurs. However, when blood clots form inside the body they can cause serious h...

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