Fever

Rheumatic Fever By Dr.Deepti M

In rheumatic fever,many organs in the body are affected.Heart is the major organ affected by the disease.In Rheumatic fever, heart is swollen in all its layers.

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Blood Pressure

Hypertension By Dr.Deepti M

The increased pressure of the blood in the blood vessels is called hypertension. Nowadays, there are millions of people throughout the world,who are becoming the victims of this dreadful disease.

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Heart Attack

SYMPTOMS OF A HEART ATTACK

Symptoms include: Not feeling comfort, pressure, heaviness, or pain in the chest, arm, or below the breastbone. Not feeling comfort radiating at the back, jaw, throat, or arm. Fullness, indigestion, or choking feeling (similar to heartburn). Sweating, nausea, vomiting, or dizziness. Feeling very weak,anxiety, or shortness of breath. Fast or irregular heartbeats.

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CAD

Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Disease is a condition in which plaques build up in the walls of the coronary arteries (the vessels that supply blood to the heart muscle)

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Cardiac Defibrillators

Implantable Defibrillators

These devices are implanted in the chest to control sudden problems in patients who suffer from an abnormally fast heart rhythm.

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Electrocardiogram

ECG

ECG (electrocardiogram) is a test that measures the electrical activity of the heart. The heart is a muscular organ that beats in rhythm to pump the blood throughout the whole body.

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Defibrillation

What Is Defibrillation?

An apparatus used to control heart fibrillation by application of an electric current to the chest wall or heart-delivers electrical energy to an afflicted heart.

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About heart disease

Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest?

One need to know about the difference between heart attack and cardiac arrest, the leading causes of heart-related deaths.

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About Heart Disease

Heart Disease

When the heart is in a really bad shape, the outcome of neither a heart attack nor a cardiac arrest is in our control, so it might be a good idea to do something about our heart before it gets really bad and destroys us.

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Bradycardia

What Is Bradycardia?

It is basically a heart rate that is under 60 beats per minute while a person is at rest and usually not detectable unless the heart rate drops to below 50 beats a minute.

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Chest Pain

Angina Or Chest Pain

Angina or chest pain happens because the heart is not receiving enough oxygen. The pain is normally in the chest and may also be felt in the shoulder, arm, or jaw. Not all chest pain is angina and it may be difficult to determine the cause of chest pain.

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Cardiology

Cardiology

The branch of medicine that deals with diseases and abnormalities of the heart. Cardiologists treat diseases and irregularities of the heart.

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Preventive Measures for Heart Attack-By Edterchelle Soriano

Heart Attack or medically known as Myocardial Infarction is a condition that is caused by low oxygen supply to the heart. The term “Myo” which means muscle and “Cardiac” for heart suffers from great deal of insufficient blood and oxygen supply from the coronary arteries.[relating to the heart (Greek kardia, ‘heart’)] Eventually, this condition can be fatal because it causes …

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Hypertension-A silent killer-By Dr.Deepti M

The increased pressure of the blood in the blood vessels is called hypertension. Nowadays, there are millions of people throughout the world, who are becoming the victims of this dreadful disease. Yet, they are unaware of the serious implications that this condition poses on their health. Sometimes, people are also not aware, that they have hypertension. In majority of the …

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Mitral stenosis: A terrible heart disease-By Dr.Deepti M

It’s a frightening truth that innumerable people across the globe are becoming victims of heart diseases, day by day. Mitral stenosis is a kind of heart disease, which affects plethora of people, belonging to different geographical area, ethnicities, races, and cultures, etc. Mitral stenosis is the disease inflicting the mitral or bicuspid valve of the heart. Our heart is made …

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Prescribed Nutrition and Treatment for People with Heart Failure-By Edterchelle Soriano

Heart failure is a condition which refers to the inability of the heart muscle to pump sufficient blood. Lack of oxygen supply to the heart is one of the causes for heart failure. It is classified as: Right-sided or Left-sided Chronic or Acute Systolic or Diastolic The objective of the treatment is to enhance the pumping action of the heart. …

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Special Considerations for Beta Blockers (Drug for Hypertension)-By Edterchelle Soriano

Beta blocker is one of the most effective pharmaceutical treatments for hypertension. It is commonly prescribed by the medical doctors to people with high blood pressure. Moreover, there are special considerations that they need to understand before taking the drug. This goes with the dosage, route of administration and interaction of the drug to other oral medications taken by the …

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Nutritional Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease-By Edterchelle Soriano

A heart-healthy diet is very essential for managing and controlling coronary artery disease (CAD). This specific type of diet can help reduce the progression of atherosclerosis (narrowing of arteries). When incorporated with other heart-healthy activities, it may even help reverse or stop the worsening of the condition. What’s better, a heart-healthy diet can help lower the low density lipoprotein (LDL) …

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Ideal Diet for Preventing Hypertension-By Edterchelle Soriano

The recent modification to the recommended dietary program for hypertension is based on the clinical research made by the National Blood, Heart and Lung Institute. The team had investigated the effects of blood pressure to whole dietary program called Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH). The research found that high blood pressure can be reduced (without controlled sodium intake or …

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Getting the Right Fit for the Heart-By Edterchelle Soriano

Sedentary lifestyle is one of the risk factors that can promote the development of heart diseases. Fortunately, this specific risk factor is something that can be modified or prevented. Through lifestyle modification and management, this can reduce the risk of an individual from getting cardiovascular problem Failure to perform physical activity in a day can increase the chance of the …

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Adult Treatment Panel for Coronary Artery Disease-By Edterchelle Soriano

The primary objective of treatment for people with coronary artery disease (CAD) is to reduce the serum low density lipoprotein (LDL – bad cholesterol) level. Current clinical studies verify that reducing the LDL also reduced the short-term susceptibility of cardiovascular disease by as much as 40%. It also brings even bigger risk reduction over the period of time. In 2012, …

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Vitamins for Healthy Heart and Vessels-By Edterchelle Soriano

Several studies and researches from around the globe recommend that taking sufficient amount of vitamins B6 (pyridoxine), B12 (cyanocobalamine) and folic acid (folacin) can help maintain healthy blood vessels and heart. Folic Acid, B6 and B12 works in combination to help lower the blood level of homocysteine (a natural form of protein that is broken down in the blood). Scientific …

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Salt Reduction: Low-Sodium Diet for Preventing Hypertension- By Edterchelle Soriano

Only a minimal quantity of sodium occurs naturally in the foods. Most sodium is added to the processed foods through processing. To help everyone reduce their sodium intake, we will provide the following recommendations for their perusal: Reading the labels of the goods Read the labels of the purchased goods for sodium content; Use food products with no added salt …

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Heart Smart: Cut Fats and Cholesterol for Healthy Heart-By Edterchelle Soriano

The most important way to prevent heart diseases is to monitor the type and contents of food that we eat. Checking the nutritional value of every goods we buy at the grocery store can help us to establish the best healthy diet plan. One of the most common substances that can cause the development of heart disease is fats (cholesterol). …

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Sexual Intercourse after Heart Attack-By Edterchelle Soriano

One of the most pressing issue concerning after a heart attack is the resumption of sexual intercourse. According to the Center for Cardiovascular Health, there are several people who suffered from heart attack are anxious in engaging to sex. Moreover, most of them are worried of getting the second attack. Other times, they are preoccupied with thoughts of dying. Specialists …

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