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Cogenital

To be born with

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Dysrythmia

Above normal heart rhythm

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High blood pressure

See hypertension

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Hypertension

Systolic pressure is 140 mm Hg or higher

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Lympbedema

A build up of lymph in the tissue causing edema

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Pre hypertension

Systolic pressure between 120 and 139

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Sleep apnea

Pauses in breathing that occurs during sleep

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Emesis

See vomitus

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Heart Burn

Burning sensation in the chest and sometimes trachea

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Hyperglycemia

High sugar in the blood

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Hypoglycemia

Low sugar in the blood

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Jaundice

Yellowish plot is the skin or whites of the eyes

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Vomitus

Good or fluids expelled from the stomach through the mouth