Lungs, Heart & Blood

Lungs, Heart & Blood

Treatment can help you live with heart and lung problems. Understand the basics of common conditions, including asthma and emphysema.   

Aortic stenosis (AS) is typically a disease of the elderly caused by a buildup of calcium on the aortic valve that can result in debilitating symptoms that can restrict normal day-to-day activities.
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Asthma affects more than 23 million Americans. It is also one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood.
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Chronic lung disease is the term for a wide variety of persistent lung disorders.
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein, frequently in the leg.
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Keeping your blood pressure and weight in check may reduce your risk for a host of potential health problems down the road — from diabetes to heart disease.
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Learn about leading-edge treatments at John Muir Health that resolve leaky heart valves before they lead to more serious trouble.
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