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Precautions For Heart Hole Patients
It depends..: What kind of heart patient are you? ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Oil: Olive oil, polyunsaturated fats in general.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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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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
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
Since we don't know: The results of the test it best to speak with your cardiologist to discuss. ...Read more
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
What should I do after 2 heart attacks? How long shall I survive without taking these precautions?
Nobody can tell: Please follow your doctors advices closely!Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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.
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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
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
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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