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What is thoracic aortic aneurysm?

Thoracic aortic aneurysm occurs if an artery wall in the aorta weakens where it enlarges abnormally as blood is pumped through. This type of aortic aneurysm forms in the chest region and might involve the aortic root, aortic arch, ascending aorta or even the descending aorta. Indications of thoracic aortic aneurysm A thoracic aortic aneurysm […]

Am I at risk for peripheral artery disease?

Peripheral artery disease is characterized by the narrowing or constriction of the peripheral arteries to the legs, arms, stomach and head. In most instances, the condition generally affects the arteries in the legs. Risk factors for peripheral artery disease Individuals who previously had a stroke and/or diagnosed with diabetes are at higher risk. If an […]

Do I have cockroach allergy?

An individual with cockroach allergy experiences symptoms when around cockroaches. Always bear in mind that cockroaches are present in various types of buildings and neighborhoods. Luckily, there are measures to manage and prevent a reaction. Cockroaches are also considered as a trigger for an allergic reaction among highly sensitive individuals. The feces, saliva and shed […]