Understanding Your Body
Heart Murmur

Heart Murmurs: The Difference Between Innocent and Abnormal

Sometimes, literally listening to your body can make doctors aware of potentially fatal health conditions. Heart murmurs are sounds made by blood as it passes through openings in the heart, such as valves. Your doctor can hear these murmurs while listening to your heart during a physical exam. Murmurs are …

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Understanding Your Health
Peripheral artery disease

6 Little-Known Facts About Peripheral Artery Disease

Your arteries are responsible for pumping blood throughout your body. But, if this process is interrupted in some way, it can set off a chain of possible health problems and complications. Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a condition where arteries in the body (excluding those in the heart) become clogged …

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