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Peripheral arterial disease (arteriosclerosis) | HealthEngine Blog

Peripheral arterial disease is arteriosclerosis or damage to the blood vessels of the legs and feet. Blood flow is restricted and nerve damage may occur.

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Cholesterol and your arteries - atherosclerosis

These images show how high cholesterol can lead to build up of plaque in your arteries (atherosclerosis) and can cause your arteries to become blocked.

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CK-MB - Lab Tests Online AU

Why and when to get tested for CK-MB

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Muscle Cramps | HealthEngine Blog

Muscle crampsare painful, sometimes disabling, involuntary contractions of muscles under voluntary control (skeletal muscle) caused by abnormal functioning of the nerves which control the muscles. Cramps are exacerbated when the nervous system is stressed.

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Heart attack - Lab Tests Online AU

When a person has a heart attack, the symptoms they feel most commonly include a combination of severe chest pain, rapid pulse, breathlessness, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and sweating. However other symptoms are not uncommon and may include pain, pressure, heaviness or tightness in the chest, shoulder(s), neck, arm(s), jaw or back.

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What is an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm | HealthEngine Blog

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Renal osteodystrophy (kidney bone disease) | HealthEngine Blog

Renal osteodystrophy refers to changes in bone due to chronic kidney failure or kidney disease. It is characterised by abnormal bone mineral levels.

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