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Blockage To The Heart
Left bundle branch: I presume you refer to a left bundle branch block found on an ECG . This is a slowing in electrical current flow through the left side of the heart. You could possibly also be referring to a block in a branch of the left coronary artery. I cannot tell from your wording which type ...Read more
I was diagnose with myocardial and was told i have a 30% blockage in my heart. I am so scared and was not explained what i need to do?
Heart : You need to have better info from your cardiologist, where is the blockage what if meds or precautions you need etc , it all depends several factors which should be known by your doc ...Read more
I have to go get a heart capator done . They think i may have a blockage in my heart. How risky is the process , and what mite they do?
Catheterization: You are referring to a catheterization and coronary arteriography. A small tube is introduced into your artery system and passed to the heart where measurements and dye injections are made. The dye is visualized inside the heart on xray flouroscopic machines and recorded digitally. The risks are low. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress test: It is a very good way. Doctors choose the tests they feel fit the situation and the information needed. ...Read more
Possibly.: An ECG may be entirely normal, even with severe blockages. An ECG can suggest blockage with changes that occur when the heart is actively receiving reduced blood flow, and will often show damage that has already occurred. Observing the ECG during exercise (stress test), particularly if coupled with an image such as echo or nuclear scan, will be more helpful in screening for blockages. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes --: But to keep it open is another challenge --. ...Read more
When a person has significant blockage of the heart arteries it will result in reduced body energy.Will the blockage also affect memory and eyesight?
May be: Significant blockage will result in an inability to be active due to reduce performance of your heart pumping o2 blood to all your body. May be even causing heart failure. If that happen, in theory, your memory could suffer. Not sure about your sight. I will advice to get a good eye specialist to check your eyes. Also check with your primary care doctor to r/o other causes of memory loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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