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Hi I am suffering from heart pain I am taking medicines also but I am feeling not better so suggest me. I am a heart patients.
In my heart for the past six months a feeling like pressing needles pain. It will last up to 1 minute. What is the problem. Which doctor I have to consult. My body is so soft even when I am having tea in a cup my hands are paining.
I have 21 years old. I have some problems for regarding heartbeats. Heartbeat skips for 3 / 4 beats and feel some sort of suffocation at that time. It's usually.
I am 69 yrs old male. During last 10 days my left leg becoming heavier, yesterday b. P was measured & found 150/80. I used to have amlopin-5mg, one tab daily after break fast. Waitng for good advice. Thanking you, with regards
My mom underwent an angiography yesterday, which result in 100% blockage in LAD and 90% in RC. Doctors suggest angioplasty. On 23 april we have my brother's marriage, so can we go for angioplasty after 15 days. Please suggest. Thanks.
Sir, I am 17 years old boy, I am suffering from chest pain since morning. I can not eat anything as it can not go inside my mouth. What can I do sir?
Myself retired personal about 6 months joint pain in my left arm from shoulder to elbow. Blood pressure is normal. Diabetes is normal. I am much in trouble due to pain, so kindly look my matter and told us.
I masturbate Everyday even twice a day I can not control myself. I don't have stamina when I run a small distance I have pain in my chest and it seems like my skin from the ribcage is decreasing what should I do to control my habit.
Can mild high BP be cured with homeopathic or ayurvedic remedies along with exercises and lifestyle changes.
My father in law is 80 years old, had trouble breathing has been diagnosed with severe hypokinesia involving anteroseptal and apical LV and also he has significant bilateral pleural effusion and also shows symptoms related to bronchitis. How and which treatment can be given to him. Also note that he has bp and also takes ecosprin.
I had a feeling of sudden raise in my heart beat and it came to normal with in 10 sec or so why is this due to? Is there any heart attack.
Took steroids 8 months back then onwards severe head aches and chest or heart pains. Took medicines but not cured. Current test results are triglycerides 376, HDL 38, VLDL 75.2, INR is 1.20.what to do?
Dear doctor, I am 29 years old and I have chest pain on both side left and right side from oct 2015 I got 2 xray, ecg, blood test and visit to cardiologist Dr. He say that all reports are normal no need to worry. Chest pain not regular but after 5 min or 10 min then pain start for 5 sec and stop. I am working in retail standing job for 12 hr. Now iam not taking any medicine chest pain occurs any where upward and downward both side I have back pain also might be standing job. Now please consult what to do I am worried too much is that heart problem and the pain started in October 2015 I fell bit pain on rite side after that is started in both side. Iam taking calcimax forte and sachet of vitamin d its started on 12/02/2016 when doctor has given me to take this medicine instruction is that ok can eat regularly or something else. Dr. jatin soni say to take paracetamol. Please suggest mee to take gud one.
I feel nervous sometimes and I get sweated sometimes. My heart beat is increased generally. Which disease's symptoms are these?
The primary cause of coronary heart disease (which causes a heart attack) is inflammation of the coronary arteries (the arteries which carry oxygenated blood to your heart). Before I move on to explain what is inflammation, let’s see what is atherosclerosis.
- Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory response initiated by damage to the innermost layer (known as the endothelium) of the arteries, which faces the bloodstream.
- Atherosclerosis is a disease which causes narrowing of the walls of the arteries which is characterized by plaque build up. This plaque build up inside the arteries results in blockage of the blood flow or sometimes formation of blood clots. This plaque blood clots can result in partial or complete blockage of blood flow. When all this happens inside the coronary arteries, it is called coronary heart disease which is the main danger as it can lead to a heart attack.
- As we see here that the underlying cause of blockage is the plaque build up. Let us see how this plaque is built up:
- Once damage occurs to the inner layer of the coronary artery, the body’s natural repair mechanism takes over. This mechanism begins with circulating levels of low- density lipoproteins (ldls) into the damaged area. Let me stress that this occurs whether a person has high or low ldl-cholesterol!
- Once ldls move into the damaged area of the endothelium, there is an inflammation response initiated by the body (inflammation response is a protective response of the body). This attracts the immune cells to the damaged site. This, in turn, produces growth factors, which cause muscle cells to multiply and invade the damaged area of the blood vessel. Eventually, the conundrum of ldl, immune cells, muscle cells and debris from the initial damage form “plaque.”
So as we see above, the primary cause of plaque build up is inflammation of arteries, and this plaque formation can happen, whether a person has low or high ldl levels, we are getting closer to the point of understanding that it’s not the cholesterol, but inflammation that is the primary cause of the blockage, which causes heart attack.
Now the question is what causes inflammation in the body?
- Inflammation is not just restricted to the arteries, but every cell of the body, and the prime cause of this is sugar is inflammatory. Imagine spilling sugar syrup on your keyboard and see what happens. Inside the body also, sugar does similar things. People with chronically high sugar levels (type-2 diabetics or even pre-diabetics) are suffering from inflammatory stress in the body. That is why injuries or wounds in diabetics take longer time to heal and surgeries become critical!
- And when I talk about sugar here, it is not only the refined sugar in the diet but also the excess intake of all carbohydrates in the body, which leads to chronically elevated blood sugar and insulin levels in the body.
- So a person (specially a sedentary person) having predominantly excess carbohydrates and sugar in the body, even if taking a diet low in fats, is still at a greater risk of heart disease even though his saturated fat intake is low. That is why a type-2 diabetic is at a greater risk of having a heart attack. This is due to inflammation of arteries. And since this inflammation is not only limited to arteries but every cell of the body, often these people suffer from lethargy and low and energy levels due to inflammation in the intestinal cells, which restricts proper absorption of vital nutrients like vitamins, minerals in the body and the hormones get affected leading to lethargy.
- This inflammation or damage to arterial walls can be caused by a few other factors as well like:
- High intake of omega-6 fats (like vegetable oils, soybean oil etc) high intake of alcohol, smoking, high free radical damageincreased cortisol (ie stress) lack of vitamin c and other anti-oxidants.
- If you really want to know the true health status of your cardio-vascular system that a mere lipid profile will not give you the true picture. A couple of blood tests that need to be added are:
- Hba1c (glycated hemoglobin): hba1c test is an indicator of how well the sugar levels are controlled in the body in the span of 3 months. The excess sugar molecules bind with hemoglobin and the resultant molecule is called glycated haemoglobin. The life span of this molecule is 3 months. The normal value of hba1c is 6. Anything more than that means the sugar levels are chronically elevated beyond normal in the last 3 months.
- C-reactive protein: this test indicates the level of inflammation in the body. This substance is produced by the liver which increases in the presence of inflammation in the body.