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I Have Heart Disease Can I Use Antifungal Pills To Treat My Nail Disease
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Heart disease is a condition in which a person has problems with his heart, which includes both birth defects and problems acquired later. Examples of heart disease include clogging of the coronary (heart) arteries, heart attacks, leaky heart valves, heart failure, viral infections ...Read more
My nails have always been dark pink/red and a little purple at the base. In any situation. Should I be concerned? I fear heart disease. I m 19
A 7 year old child has heart disease... Symptoms of as below :-( nail color turns blue high speed heart beats if he walks for a long way or play?
More Info Please: I am not certain what your question is, but i share your concern about your child. Cyanotic (i.e. Turning blue") heart disease can be serious and requires very close monitoring with often complex case. Please discuss these issues with the child's pediatric cardiologist as soon as possible. And please write back with more information so we can be of further assistance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a strong family history of premature heart disease, BP is 135/90, LDL 130, non smoker. Should i be treated for cholesterol lowering pill?
Not yet: There is not enough evidence to recommend that people like you take a statin for primary prevention at this time. Follow a heart healthy diet which is low in saturated fats and avoid concentrated sweets and reduce starches like pasta,potatoes,bread and rice. Keep your weight ideal and your blood pressure around 120/80. Regular exercise is advisable. Periodic treadmill stress test is advisable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can one cure heart disease without taking allopathic pills and which exercise should be preferred?
Holistic approach: There are many types of heart disease. If you're talking about cardiovascular disease dean ornish md proved it can be reversed with diet, exercise & stress reduction- see http://www.Ornishspectrum.Com/proven-program/the-research/ supplements also help- see reverse heart disease now by stephen sinatra md.There is also good evidence that chelation therapy helps.I advise working with a holistic doc. ...Read more
Yes supervised: Depends on medicine. Metformin is usually the first drug. Work with your doctor and medical team. You will have to do blood and urine tests every 3 months to monitor the effect of the medication. Remember lifestyle modifications like diet and exercise are important. Go to the American Diabetes Association ADA to learn more about diabetes. ...Read more
I have rheumatic heart disease and some venous insufficiency; are there single drugs that treat both?
2:1 Drug Rx: These are two different disease processes. Venous insufficiency is treated most often without medication but with compression. With your ra, you may feel uncomfortable with the compression that may require some compromise (a palliative approach) between yourself and your clinician. ...Read more
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