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Congenital Heart Defects

By M. Mayo
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Incarnation Catholic

on 23 March 2015

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Transcript of Congenital Heart Defects

They are first present at birth. They include defects of the heart, fainting, underdevelopment of limbs and poor feeding or growth.
How to Prevent it
It can't be prevented but it can be prevent ( for more info on how to prevent it go to slide 8 ).
Causes
It is caused by a abnormal or incomplete development of the fetal heart during the first few weeks of the baby in the womb. It is genetic.
Signs of the Disease
Types of
CHD
There are about 41 types of CHD.
Famous People who live with CHD

Teddy Bruschi he is in the NFL and has won many Super Bowl rings.
Arnold Schwarzenegger the actor,Gov. of California (Bicuspid Aortic Valve. Valve Replacement)
Treatment
Sometimes it improves without any treatment but that is when the defects are so small they don't require it. That is rare though most of the time it is serious and needs surgery or medication.
Links to Info
http://anotherchdjourney.blogspot.com/p/famous-people-with-chd.html
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/CongenitalHeartDefects/SymptomsDiagnosisofCongenitalHeartDefects/Symptoms-Diagnosis-of-Congenital-Heart-Defects_UCM_002029_Article.jsp
http://www.newhealthguide.org/Circulatory-System-Diseases.html
http://www.congenitalheartdefects.com/typesofCHD.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CHD
Video
Facts
How to live with CHD
Extras
Congenital Heart Defects
Names
CHD
Congenital Heart Anomaly
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