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Heart Disease: Facts & Statistics

Feb 22, 2022 by Total Access Medical

Cardiovascular health refers to the health of the heart and blood vessels. Cardiovascular disease is a group of diseases of the heart and blood vessels, including coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, heart arrhythmias, and heart valve problems. There are several risk factors that lead to the development of cardiovascular disease, including high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, tobacco use, and diabetes.

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What Are The Causes And How Can You Prevent Heart Disease?

Feb 15, 2022 by Total Access Medical

Heart diseases affect the heart and blood vessels. Almost half of all adults in the U.S. have at least one form of heart disease. Heart disease causes depend on your specific type of heart disease. There are many different types of heart disease.

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What Are Symptoms Of Heart Disease?

Feb 08, 2022 by Total Access Medical
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Symptoms of the disease depend on what type of heart disease you have. 
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What Are The Risk Factors For Heart Disease?

Feb 01, 2022 by Total Access Medical

Heart disease describes a range of conditions that affect your heart. There are risk factors for heart disease that you have control over and others that you don’t. 

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Is Cervical Cancer Curable?

Jan 25, 2022 by Total Access Medical

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. This disease is curable, but whether it goes away permanently depends on several factors. 

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How Is Cervical Cancer Diagnosed and Treated?

Jan 18, 2022 by Total Access Medical

Cervical cancer can often be found early, and sometimes even prevented, by having regular screening tests. If detected early, cervical cancer is one of the most successfully treatable cancers.

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What are the Risk Factors of Cervical Cancer?

Jan 11, 2022 by Total Access Medical

A risk factor is anything that increases a person's chance of developing cancer. Although risk factors often influence the development of cancer, most do not directly cause cancer.

Some people with several risk factors never develop cancer, while others with no known risk factors do.

Knowing your risk factors and talking about them with your doctor may help you make more informed lifestyle and health care choices.

 

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What are Symptoms and Causes of Cervical Cancer?

Jan 04, 2022 by Total Access Medical

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. More than 14,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer each year, but the disease is preventable with vaccination and appropriate screening.

Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. Cancer is always named for the part of the body where it starts, even if it spreads to other body parts later.

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Can You Eat Fruit With Diabetes?

Dec 28, 2021 by Total Access Medical

The American Diabetes Association reports that any fruit is fine for a person with diabetes, so long as that person is not allergic to that type of fruit.

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What Are The Symptoms Of Diabetes?

Dec 21, 2021 by Total Access Medical

Diabetes symptoms vary depending on how much your blood sugar is elevated. Some people, especially those with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, may sometimes not experience symptoms. In type 1 diabetes, symptoms tend to come on quickly and be more severe.

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