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Paneer Is Good Or Bad For Heart Patients
Alcohol: Alcohol is a cardiac toxin in more than very small doses. We generally don't recommend alcohol for patients with heart abnormalities. If a patient is an alcoholic and having withdrawal symptoms coincident with some acute cardiac problem, might consider some alcohol to blunt the withdrawal. ...Read more
EECP: Eecp is useful for a very few patients when no other viable options are present for their cardiac problem. ...Read more
If: The scar has healed, and your heart output has not been affected by heart attacks, and if ok by your cardiologist, light weight lifting may be ok. ...Read more
What are good foods to eat for diabetic patients over age 60 and if u are u heart patient, what foods will benefit you?
HFLC Best, NOT LFHC: Sugar control complex but is sugar, thus?? sugar intake, all forms. Study dietdoctor, taubes, attia, lustig. Best carbs: green&yellow above-ground vegetables, but no corn. No processed carbs-health claims mostly bogus.? nat. Fat, moderate protein, extremely? Sugar/carbs best. For type ii, victoza (liraglutide) +/- symlin, adjusted up by user, not md, very helpful. Have seen hba1c? from? 11 to? 6.0% in wks-mos. ...Read more
No!: Smoking can cause blood vessel narrowing - tightening them or building up cholesterol. Great science shows stopping lowers chances of heart disease. ...Read more
by ambulance depending on location of patient, ambulance and hospital with cardiac capabilities
supine head up 20 degrees if pulse and BP ok (to reduce aspiration)
monitor pulse and BP if possible
check ekg and call er and send.
If way away- car as quickly as possible or meet the ambulance part way. ...Read more
Not enough data: Here in usa to make a recommendation. It's big in east africa and arabic countries. It's suppose to be high in vit c. I will very careful drinking any unpasteurized milk of any class. Will see in the future. If you don't like cow milk try soy, rice and/or almond milk. ...Read more
Good for him?: No but doesn't mean he can't eat it in small amounts. Consult with his cardiologist. ...Read more
Dolo-Nurobion: Contains a combination of different vitamins, b1, b6, B12 and paracetamol. Available in mexico and can be ordered online in usa. Paracetamol is acetaminophen. Mild analgesic and antipyretic. Not an anti-inflammatory as sold in mexico. No effect on the heart. Do not drink alcohol if you are using this medicine. Acetaminophen doses can't go over 4, 000 grams a day due to possible liver damage. ...Read more
EECP: EECP is a treatment which can be tried in patients with coronary artery disease which is unresponsive to the more effective treatments like medication and bypass/angioplasty. There is some evidence it may help some patients with congestive heart failure but again there are more effective treatments so it isn't something one goes to early in treatment. ...Read more
Hello im a marfan syndrome patient I wanted to know if my heart is good or not to become a pilot?
Maybe: Having Marfan syndrome by itself does not mean you cannot be a pilot, but having the condition does increase your risk of specific heart and aortic conditions, a few of which could be life-threatening without immediate medical assistance. A cardiologist (heart Doctor) can run some tests to help you determine your risk. ...Read more
A cardiologist has told me that consumption of liquor (limited) is a good medicine for a heart patient. How true is this?
Red wine: There is some data to suggest that a glass of red wine a night can help but far from definitive. ...Read more
Yes: Many cardiac conditions can be aggravated by vit d deficiency! ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the reason for the heart surgery, your weight, and general health. In general, a well balanced diet that is heavy in fruit and vegetables, substituting monounsaturated oils for other fats, and light on salt is considered to be an excellent heart healthy diet for everyone. ...Read more
Yes: That is specifically one of its indications. You have to start with a small dose (150 mg a day) and gradually work up to 300 to 600 mg a day in divided doses. Not everyone responds but it's worth trying. ...Read more
What can a heart patient take to relieve somewhat symptoms of a bad cold that came on fast? Symptoms complete head congestion, earaches, chills.
If you are having: Chills I advised you to see a physician asap. That's a symptom of an active infection. Possibly antibiotics need to be started. Decongestant need to be avoided. Decongestant free medication like Coricidin hbpa possibility. A pharmacist always can help you. ...Read more
My dad is heart patient and on dialysis too please suggest which multivitamin is a good substitute of centrum 50+, multibionta 50+ or sanatogen 50+?
Dialysis vitamins: Ask your father to ask his nephrologist for nephrovite vitamins. These are commonly used for dialysis patients and contain the following: biotin 0.3mg-calcium pantothenic acid 10mg-folic acid 1mg-niacinamide 20mg-vitamin b1 1.5mg-vitamin b2 1.7mg-vitamin b6 10mg-vitamin B12 0.006mg-vitamin c 60mg. Therer are no fat soluble vitamins such as a, d and e in nephrovite tabs. ...Read more
My husbands a heart patient that had a bad nose bleed 2 months ago. He is stil very weak and tired. What can we do? What could be wrong?
Go see your/his doc: Any heart patient who is weak & tired needs to go see his/her family doc and/or cardiologist. As noted, anemia is a cause especially after a bad nose bleed. So is low thyroid function. But doctor needs to evaluate blood pressure, ejection fraction, angina, etc to determine cause of feeling weak & tired before s/he can recommend appropriate treatment. So don't delay. ...Read more
Good day, doctors I need Ayurvedic medication colds, mainly cough, am 60, heart patient undergone bypass in 1998, implants icd in 2009 now stable?
Please ask a questio: Go see a homeopath for ayurvedic medicine. The doctors on here give Western medicine /and psychotherapeutic advice based on research. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more
Should everyone have a stress test and how long are test like stress, echocardiograms and angiograms good for? I had this complete work-up in 2008 and the impression was no visible coronary heart disease. Yet said the patient does have diastolic dysfunc
Not everyone needs: Stress test echocardiograms and angiograms give a lot of information but do not predict everybody who goes on to have disease. Not everyone has a gradual reduction in vessel size. Some people will form a clot that can occurr in minutes leading to heart attack. Keep cholesterol's under control, blood pressure monitored, diabetes treated, don't smoke and keep your weight down and should be ok. ...Read more
Have CAD, stent. Have read ibuprofen is not good for heart patients but have inflamed disc and keep hearing that is only thing to take. Any advice?
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