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I have regular chest pain, excessive sweating without doing any hard work, also I have in digestion problems, are they symptoms of heart risk, what is to be done to increase heart health.
I am 29 year female. Having pain in left side chest bone while breathing. and also can't bear a little jerk. Please help.
What to do to maintain our body? What should do to been smart health? What to do for heart patient? If poison goes on our body what to do to stop it? How to be well healthy ?
I would like to know the difference between Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest & Stroke? And when heart explods like a bomb?
Sir, How to reduce blood pressure within few day? Aways my blood pressure is 120/78. But while checking by doctor than bp showing 150/ 100 and also my heart beat also.
I am 48 years old person and I am suffering from severe diabetes. For that I am taking insuline and 1000 mg metformine also. Beside this my sugar level is not in control. I take 22 unit insuline in morning and 15 unit in evening. I am suffering from high blood pressure also. But pressure is in control because I take atenol 50 mg for that. Please attention towards my sugar level.
I am a male 40 suffering from osteoarthritis in both knees. My doctor prescribed oxuba od and has advised me to take one tablet daily for 9 months Will this cure me ? Also is there any other medication to be taken ? Apart from oxuba od I also take thelma 40 and amlong 5 mg once daily for blood pressure.
Hello , My ECG shows normal only. But TMT is positive for Inducible Ischemia with my duck thread mill score is zero. Risk is moderate. Please help me.
I have pain for 5 days in my left side chest and my eyes will be red on time and after the 5 minutes I will relief that pain automatically. what to do.?
I have a snoring habit which is very irritating and also I've heard that if causes heart problems in near future. How can I stop snoring?
The word acute coronary syndrome refers to a group of symptoms that are caused by blockage of the blood flow to the heart muscles. The most common result of this is myocardial infarction or heart attack as it is popularly called. Reduced blood flow leads to death of some portion of the heart muscle wall. While the word heart attack sounds almost fatal, it need not be the case. Knowing how to identify an attack and being aware of some simple measures can help save lives.
The tell tale signs of a heart attack are as follows:
- Chest pain and discomfort usually described as a tightness or burning in the chest region
- Pain along the left side of the shoulder and neck, going up into the jaw, down to the arm
- Nausea and vomiting
- Profuse sweating
- Difficulty breathing
- Dizzy or fuzzy feeling
- Tired, extreme fatigue
- Anxious, apprehensive feeling
However, be also aware that there are a lot of people who experience a silent heart attack. Women, obese, elderly, and diabetic patients can have silent attacks and depending on severity, either they go on with life as usual or can have a fatal attack.
Once you are doubtful of a heart attack, the next step is to reach the closest medical facility for a diagnosis. In addition to a detailed examination and history, the following two tests will be performed.
- Electrocardiogram (ECG): A 12-lead ECG will measure electrical activity of the heart and identify irregular electrical activity, which is indicative of a myocardial infarction.
- Blood tests: Presence of certain enzymes in the blood, CK-MB and troponin are indicative of a heart attack. A complete electrolyte profile also will be done, and increase or decrease of some electrolytes is helpful in diagnosing a heart attack.
- In addition to these two, chest radiography, cardiac angiography, echocardiogram, stress test, and computed coronary tomography may also be required to confirm the diagnosis.
Once diagnosed, the first step would be to relieve the symptoms, negate the effects of reduced blood flow, and restore cardiac function.
- Dissolve the clot: Using thrombolytics like clopidogrel
- Nitroglycerin: To dilate the blood vessels and improve blood flow, especially to the heart muscles
- Anticoagulant therapy: Blood thinners are usually used to avoid blood clot formation; aspirin and heparin are the most commonly used agents.
- Drug therapy: Blood pressure maintaining drugs like beta blockers and/or angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are also used
- Use of Statins: Statins are used to reduce the amount of cholesterol in the blood and stabilize plaque deposits.
In very severe cases, angioplasty and stenting or coronary bypass surgery may be required. Educating people on how to identify a heart attack and manage it is very useful and can help save lives.