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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About Defibrillation

What Is Defibrillation? It is a specific medical treatment in which a defibrillator (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. Healthcare professionals determine the level of electrical charge (joules) to apply, based on their experience and tested practices under medical consultation. The electrical …

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About Bradycardia

What Is Bradycardia? In the Greek language means “heart slowness”. It is basically a heart rate that is under 60 beats per minute while a person is at rest. Bradycardia is usually not detectable unless the heart rate drops to below 50 beats a minute. This slower heart rate can produce heart attacks in some individuals or even cardiac arrests. …

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Secret Killer Of Cardiology

Mostly people think aneurysm as an instant killer or something that cannot be detected or prevented, and while it is true that many die of brain aneurysms each year, there are couple other kinds that cardiology professional see that are silent killers. Aortic aneurysms, both thoracic and abdominal can be detected, watched, and operated on for a life-saving effect; the …

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4 Heart Failure Problems

Among the reasons the main four reasons for heart failure are high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, and valveular heart disease. The result is the heart becomes unable to effectively pump blood to the body. Long-term high blood pressure (hypertension), if left untreated, can lead to the heart becoming enlarged, which can cause this condition. Medication and dietary changes …

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Cardiology Experts-Exercise Is Number One Preventative Measure

Cardiology doctors see the effects of a poorly restrained heart everyday. While some heart problems can not be prevented, such as congenital defects of the heart, serious problems of the heart can often be prevented or improved greatly by a regular exercise program. New studies have shown that even moderate exercise done regularly can improve the function and health of the heart. …

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Cardiology Transcription

Cardiology transcription is a specialized record of medical transcription that deals with creation, transfer and storage of vascular health records of a particular patient. When a patient visits hospital or healthcare facility, the doctor, after proper diagnosis, dictates all observations and records them in a recording device. This recorded voice is sent to a transcriptionist, who converts it into a …

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Cardiology History

Cardiology has been a main medical specialty throughout the history of modern science. Cardiologists treat diseases and irregularities of the heart. A general cardiologist does not perform surgery. Physicians in the cardiology field who do perform surgeries include cardiac pulmonologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and cardiovascular surgeons. Modern cardiology has a deeply rooted history with theories still in use dating back to …

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Care at Home for Congestive Heart Failure-By Edterchelle Soriano

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a condition that occurs when the heart fails to initiate its ability to pump blood. There are two types of CHF, the left side heart failure and the right side heart failure. It is considered as one of the most common form of heart diseases which requires medical attention. However, there are some simple ways …

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Home Care for Congestive Heart Failure-By Edterchelle Soriano

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a condition that occurs when the heart fails to initiate its ability to pump blood. There are two types of CHF, the left side heart failure and the right side heart failure. It is considered as one of the most common form of heart diseases which requires medical attention. However, there are some simple ways …

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Understanding Child Heart Disease

Heart disease is a disorder, which affect the proper functioning of the heart. Child heart disease is common affecting many newborn and older children. This article examines the various child heart diseases and their treatment. Congenital Heart Disease Heart disease is a serious ailment and often leads to premature death. Many children can also suffer from heart disease. Child heart …

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Facts About Heart Disease You Need To Know

Basically, heart disease is a disorder affecting the ability of the heart to function normally. There are many forms of heart disease of varied etiology. The most widespread form of heart disease is high cholesterol. In the initial stages of the disease, lesions and cracks will form in the walls of blood vessel walls, usually close to the heart itself. …

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