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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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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Warning symptoms of heart failure:By Dr.Deepti M

Heart failure is a very dreadful condition. It might occur as a result of many heart diseases, which have adverse implications on the heart. It has a plethora of symptoms, depending on whether the right side of the heart is inflicted or the left side of the heart is inflicted, by the heart failure. Excessive sweating: Excessive sweating is the …

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Infective endocarditis: Distressing heart disease By Dr.Deepti M

More and more people throughout the world are becoming the victims of heart diseases. This alarming increase of the heart diseases has many contributory factors. Infective endocarditis is yet another very common and important heart disease, which we need to know about. Endocarditis is the inflammation or swelling of the inner tissues of the heart. Infective endocarditis is the endocarditis, …

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Coarctation of Aorta: An infant heart disease-By Dr.Deepti M

General belief of the people is that, only the adults and that too people with unhealthy lifestyle and food habits, become prone to heart diseases. But, there are some heart diseases, which are seen among the infants. They are called the congenital heart diseases. They are present in the infants since the time of birth. Coarctation of aorta also belongs …

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Rheumatic fever-A dreadful heart disease-By Dr.Deepti M

Rheumatic fever is affecting many people throughout the world, yet many people are not aware about this disease. Generally, people think that this is some sort of fever, by looking at its name, but this is one of the most important conditions related to the heart. Rheumatic fever is a type of hypersensitivity reaction. Hypersensitivity is the abnormal or excessive …

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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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Heart Disease and Its Causes-By Penny Stump

Millions of people around the world suffer with heart disease. Some people are more likely than others to get heart disease, while others have a lower chance of getting it. What are the causes of heart disease? Can you prevent it from occurring to you? As a rule, there are many people who are likely to get it. Heredity does …

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Pear Shaped Fat Storage May Not Help Avoid Heart Disease-By Kathy Trumbull, MD.

People who are “apple-shaped”, with more fat carried around the stomach, have been considered more at risk for heart disease and diabetes than those who are “pear-shaped”, with more fat carried in the buttocks, hips and thighs. It was simple: apple-shaped men were considered to be at higher risk than pear-shaped women. New research provides evidence that the protective benefits …

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Chest Pain Treatment

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. The treatment for angina depends on the severity of the symptoms and the results …

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Heart Disease Prevention

Heart disease Heart disease is the No.1 cause of death globally.Coronary heart disease is the most common type. General,risk factors include high cholesterol, being overweight, and high blood pressure. It normally takes years for symptoms to appear in many cases, the initial symptom is usually a sudden heart attack. While there is no cure but research is ongoing, the condition …

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What You Need to Know about Heart Failure

Heart failure is a cardiac condition in which the heart is no longer able to function sufficiently to meet the body’s needs. Because heart failure can be produced by many different kinds of cardiac disease, it is among the most common of cardiac problems. Patients with heart failure often suffer from shortness of breath and fatigue, and have difficulty with …

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Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is a condition in which plaques(a fatty deposit on an artery wall in atherosclerosis ) build up in the walls of the coronary arteries (the vessels that supply blood to the heart muscle). These deposits can gradually block the artery, or they can suddenly rupture, causing a more acute obstruction. Basically, the heart muscle requires a continuous supply of oxygen and …

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Cardiology-Five tips for choosing a hospital

People are faced with many purchasing choices every day. From cars to restaurant meals, informed consumers often take the opportunity to research their options before making a decision to buy the item that best fits their needs. So why don’t people with Heart Diseases apply the same rigor when choosing a hospital? Like any other product or service, all hospital care …

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