Month: October 2021

Angina after fatty food

Fatty foods can trigger a chest pain called angina (angina is French for “angina”). This is a serious and sometimes fatal condition. Angina is caused by a build-up of fatty acids that builds up in the arteries and heart. This can eventually lead to a heart attack. Angina that starts as an attack at rest …

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Suffocation vs bleeding

The most common causes of chest pain in children are respiratory infections, such as bronchiolitis and pneumonia, or the common cold. Pain that’s caused by constriction of the chest wall muscles can be a sign of a serious chest injury, such as a rib fracture. Sucking or choking When a child accidentally sucks on something …

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Getting doctors note

A doctor’s note is a medical document that your doctor will sign to confirm that you are being treated for heart failure. A doctor’s note is usually signed by your cardiologist or cardiology specialist. The doctor’s note will specify the name and contact details of your doctor, and the fact that you have been referred …

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Memory loss at age 22

A lack of memory could be a symptom of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or mental illness. The National Institute on Aging lists memory as a possible symptom of a neurological disorder called frontotemporal dementia, which is a type of dementia. Memory loss could also be a symptom of mental illness, such as: Schizophrenia Depression Bipolar disorder …

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