Ischemic Heart Disease is a condition of recurring chest pain or discomfort that occurs when a part of the heart does not get enough blood supply. This condition occurs mostly during exertion or exercise. Ischemic Heart Disease is also referred to as coronary artery disease. Symptoms are:
• Chest pain
• Clammy skin
• Nausea with or without vomiting
• Pain in neck or jaw
• Rapid breathing
• Shoulder or arm pain
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?
People who have a family history of Ischemic Heart Disease must ensure a healthy lifestyle and carry out other preventive measures.