Ischemic Heart Disease is a gamut of diseases of the heart characterized by reduced supply of oxygen to the muscle of the heart. Some of the common symptoms of Ischemic Heart Disease include dizziness, fatigue, weight gain, heart palpitations, difficulty sleeping, and chest pain, among others.
HOW IS ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
It is always advised to visit a Cardiologist/Homeopath/General Physician to seek medical help and undergo a physical examination to check the cause of Ischemic Heart Disease. In most of the cases, a blood test is conducted to check the cholesterol level and echocardiogram to evaluate the heart function.
HOW IS ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE TREATED?
Drug therapy is commonly followed to treat Ischemic Heart Disease. The choice of medication is determined based on specific symptoms and the health of the individual. Angioplasty and stent placement procedures are performed in some cases
DID YOU KNOW?
The chest pain associated with this condition is described as a burning, squeezing and aching heaviness which may be mistaken as heartburn caused due to indigestion.