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Treatment of Hypertension
Treatment of Heart Attack
Treatment of Syncope
Treatment of Heart Diseases
Balloon Angioplasty Procedure
Treatment of Irregular Heartbeat
Treatment of Blocked Arteries
Treatment of Hole in the Heart
Treatment of Heart Specialist
Treatment of Angina
Treatment of Hip Disorders
Prevention of Blockage, Atherosclerosis & Heart At
Treatment of Heart Diseases
Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Treatment of Left Chest Pain
Heart Transplant Treatment
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Male, 45 Years old, working for an IT company not heavy work but long working hours, bad eating habits and not able to eat on time too. I try to be on treadmill at least 4-5 times in a week, walk at average speed of 5 km for 30 minutes try to burn minimum 150 Calories. My Mother has and grandfather had Diabetes Issues I feel like Tired in the morning, not feeling good about going to work. Some headache too. Increase in thirst but overall water consummation is 1.5 liters / day Urination is frequent because of water drinking 5-6 times in day and sometimes once in night. Should this be increased? Always ready to sleep, enjoy sleeping in day especially on weekend. Average daily sleep is 6-7 hours. Love to eat sweet, Fried food and Non veg. I have BP for couple of years I was taking inditel ch 80 OD for last 2 years recently changed to Inditel 40 mg twice a day. Recently I got my medical check up done at my own and some of the issues noticed were Blood Sugar Fasting 167, HbA1c 7.6% Average blood group 171 mg/dl over a period of 3 months Uric acid 7.38, Cholesterol, 211 LDL Cholesterol direct 143 Need help to find solution to my problem.
Blockage in heart is a common term used for narrowing of coronary arteries. Coronary arteries are vessels, which supply blood and thus oxygen and food) to continuously working heart muscles. Heart muscles which are not tired working from the birth till death, however, cannot sustain long without blood supply.
A reduction in blood supply gives rise to ischemia of heart muscles commonly manifested as chest discomfort or angina. A sudden complete shutdown of blood supply leads to heart attack leading to permanent damage to heart (if blood flow not reestablished promptly).
But what causes these arteries to block? Deposition of LDL cholesterol (low density cholesterol) in inner surface of coronary arteries is the primary reason of these blockages. LDL a normal component of blood (upto certain limit) starts depositing in arteries as early as 10 years of age!
Deposition of billions of LDL molecules over several years on inner surface of arteries gives rise to visible narrowings in these arteries. Flow ahead of these narrowings is reduced in proportion to the narrowing. At a level of 70 % narrowing the flow is reduced to give ischemia (and angina) during exercise. Gradually increasing degree of narrowing reduces the exercise needed for ischemia and angina; a narrowing of more than 90 % can give symptoms at rest. A sudden clot formation at any of these stages can block the flow suddenly giving a heart attack.
Regular use of 750 mgs of vitamin c helps to prevent deposition of LDL in blood vessels
If LDL is a normal component of blood, why it is deposited in the arteries at first place?
LDL above a certain limit in blood starts depositing in the arteries. Diabetes, Hypertension, smoking, less exercise and genetics makes it more sticky thus making narrowing faster. This is why these risk elements need to be properly attended for prevention from heart disease. For treatment medicines are important for stopping the progression of narrowings; angioplasty is a method of fast resolution of blockage; and bypass surgery is the method of creating a whole new blood supply for the affected part of the heart. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!