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Doctor insights on: Precautions For Heart Hole Patients

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Why is acidity bad for heart patients?

Why is acidity bad for heart patients?

Acidity and Heart: Because increase acid can sometimes imitate the symptoms of a heart attack. ...Read more

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What is the role of "stator f" for a heart patient?

What is the role of "stator f" for a heart patient?

Mixed hyperlipidemia: Stator-F is a combination of fenofibrate acid with atorvastatin. atorvastatin is used to treat patients with hypercholesterolemia specifically elevated LDL. Fenofibrate is used to treat elevated triglyceride. Patients with a combination of high LDL and high triglyceride are more likely to develop heart disease. ...Read more

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What should I notice to care a heart attach patients?

What should I notice to care a heart attach patients?

Best Prevent More: Attacks&help heal by aggressively changing major drivers: atherosclerosis, ↑ed blood glucose (before Diabetes), blood pressure & anger. Major drivers atherosclerosis (typically asymptomatic for decades): dyslipoproteinemia=proteins which transport all fat molecules in water outside cells (Healthy = LowDensityLipoproteins ↓ & Large-HighDensityLipoproteins ↑, http://goo. Gl/ZsDkjG) & above issues. ...Read more

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Can heart patients take anesthesia safely?

Can heart patients take anesthesia safely?

Somewhat: Talk to your anesthesiologist before your procedure. Anesthetics can cause cardiac depression, so the use on patients with heart problems must be watched closely. We have many different techniques and monitors that can be used on these patients, but it is nice to know before the operation starts. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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How could a service dog help a heart patient?

How could a service dog help a heart patient?

Heart paitent: Service dogs seem to give patients some peace and bring an up mood that may not otherwise be there, this is good for anybody. ...Read more

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Resources for 20 year old open heart patient?

Resources for 20 year old open heart patient?

Several: First I would start with your heart doctor but online there are many resources including webmd and others where you can find lots of information. Google this topic and see what comes up and make sure that these are approved sites that are backed by health organizations. ...Read more

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What food is not allowed to a bypassed heart patient?

What food is not allowed to a bypassed heart patient?

Nothing specific: I like to put the patients I operate on a significantly reduced sugar diet. A balanced diet of lean protein, complex carbohydrates and vegetables. Also some fruits and nuts. I think sugar and corn syrup should be eliminated or reduced as much as possible. That being said, my patients over 80 - I often tell them to eat whatever they want. I figure it's not going to make a huge difference. ...Read more

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Why its dangerous to have anesthesia for heart patient?

Why its dangerous to have anesthesia for heart patient?

Not Necessarily: Although it's true that certain heart conditions pose added anesthesia risks (coronary disease, high bp, valve problems, enlarged or dilated chambers, irregular rhythms) if these conditions are optimized and controlled, in experienced hands, the risks are minimized. The heart, as the pump that delivers blood and oxygen and anesthesia, must work optimally for your safety in surgery.. ...Read more

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Open heart patient wanting to use weights, is it a good idea?

Open heart patient wanting to use weights, is it a good idea?

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

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What happens if you stop diltiazem suddenly in a heart patient?

What happens if you stop diltiazem suddenly in a heart patient?

Stop diltiazem: Not a good idea, you should discuss stopping any med with your physician so that she, or he, can explain the risks and benefits of doing this. Some meds need to be weaned off and should not be stopped abruptly. ...Read more

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When is a heart patient considered eligible for a midcab of the lad?

Complex question: Many factors need 2 b considered b 4 having a bypass to the LAD. R u having symptoms, is there nuclear or echo evidence (with a form of stress test) of insufficient blood flo, how much heart muscle is at risk, has medication controlled symptoms, is angioplasty not feasible, and is Ur anatomy suitable 4 surgery? U need to discuss all these issues with Ur doc so you can then make an informed decision. ...Read more

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For educational purpose only, but exactly does nitro do for a heart patient?

Dilates arteries: nitroglycerin is a vasoactive agent that causes the arteries of the heart to widen, this increases blood flow to and throughout the heart. This results in decreased pain, if a patient is having chest pain from narrowing of the arteries from cardiovascular risk factors. It also is a hypertensive agent as it decreases the blood pressure which may help decrease cardiac demand and chest pain. ...Read more

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Can whisky is bad for a heart patient or it has got some good effects on heart?

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

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Do you know if there are restrictions on exercise for patients with hole in the heart?

Do you know if there are restrictions on exercise for patients with hole in the heart?

Depends: It depends of the place of the hole (asd vs vsd), the size, the flow, if it needs or had surgery to correct it and if it is accompanied by any pulmonary hypertension.
You should have the question answered by the doctor who knows the patient. ...Read more

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What does a ecct cardiogram do for heart patients what and how dose it see the human heart?

What does a ecct cardiogram do for heart patients what and how dose it see the human heart?

EKG or ECG?: This looks at the electrical circuit of the heart. When there are problems with the heart often this causes the electrical signals in the heart to change. These changes can be seen with an ecg. It can let us know if part of the heart has been injured, enlarged, etc. This can then help us figure out what is going on with your heart. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat for diabetic patients over age 60 and if u are u heart patient, what foods will benefit you?

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

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Can you get accurate results from heart echo without patient turning on side? I went from 30% to 63% without any changes in meds in 3 months.

Can you get accurate results from heart echo without patient turning on side? I went from 30% to 63% without any changes in meds in 3 months.

Probably: Usually imaging is done both one one's side and flat. The sonographer and reading physician must have felt that the images were adequate. Speak with your doctor/cardiologist. ...Read more

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What is recomended dose of asprin for heart patients?

What is recomended dose of asprin for heart patients?

Ask your Doctor: In the past, the usual dose of Aspirin was 325 mg which is one adult - sized pill. Now there is more evidence that a lower dose such as 81 mg - sometimes referred to as a 'baby dose' Aspirin - is sufficient.
But it depends on what condition your doctor is treating. You would need to check with your doctor for his or her advice based on your particular condition. ...Read more

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What are the risks of anesthetics to a heart patient?

What are the risks of anesthetics to a heart patient?

It depends.: Many anesthetics are what we call 'cardiac depressants" and therefore, if a heart is already weak or compromised (congestive heart failure) then the anesthetics themselves can worsen that. Most insult to the heart patient comes from the surgical stress response, and anesthesia will often times attenuate this. Each patient is different. Depending on what is wrong with the heart, we will tailor th. ...Read more

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Hello docs, is eecp treatment good for heart patients?

Hello docs, is eecp treatment good for heart patients?

EECP: Eecp is useful for a very few patients when no other viable options are present for their cardiac problem. ...Read more

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Can heart patients get local anestetics?

Can heart patients get local anestetics?

Yes: Topical and regional anesthetics are ok when used appropriately in cardiac patients. ...Read more