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Doctor insights on: Treatment For Hypokinesia Of The Heart

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Doctors says its possible that the left side of my heart isn't getting enough oxygen. Why would this be? And is there treatment for it?

Doctors says its possible that the left side of my heart isn't getting enough oxygen. Why would this be? And is there treatment for it?

Heart: It is possible that the left side or main pumping chamber of your heart is not getting enough blood and the most likely reason for that is a blockage in one or more of the arteries on your heart. There are several ways to test for that such as and ekg or a stress test or a ct scan or MRI of your heart. Treatments vary depending on the severity and number of the blockages. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for 26% heart ef?

What is the treatment for 26% heart ef?

Low EF: An EF of 26% requires an etiologic diagnosis first and then treatment of the cause. If its a cardiomyopathy without surgical remediation, the treatment would usually include ACE inhibitor, beta blocker, perhaps spironolactone type medication, perhaps diuretic and other things also possible. The diagnosis and patient status determine the choices. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for athlete's heart?

Is there a treatment for athlete's heart?

Athlete's heart: Is a normal variant caused by the excellent conditioning, it isn't really an abnormality. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a strained heart?

What is the treatment for a strained heart?

Blood pressure: Heart strain usually refers to a stiffening of the heart muscle in response to long-standing high blood pressure. It is best dealt with using certain types of BP meds to achieve really good BP control. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for broken heart syndrome?

What is the treatment for broken heart syndrome?

Time and talk!: Emotional heartbreaks do not heel instantly. Time is a healer, as are understanding family or friends. If you feel situationally depressed see a therpist, psychiatrist, or pcp. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for blood around the heart?

What is the treatment for blood around the heart?

Cardiac tamponade: Is fluid or blood between the heart & its surrounding sac, the pericardium. A needle may be introduced into the space to remove fluid, or a window may be made in the pericardium. Fluids &/or pressor agents may be given to maintain BP until fluid removed. Oxygen is given to reduce the heart's workload. Tests are performed to determine the cause. See comment for source of more info—>. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a congested heart?

CHF: Treatment depends on what the cause of the CHF is. Could be surgical, could be medical. Systolic CHF is different from diastolic CHF and valvar stenosis CHF is different from valvar insufficiency chf. Virtually all kinds have diuretic as part of the treatment. ...Read more

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Any other attractive treatment for heart without surgery?

Possibly: Cardiac surgery covers a broad range of procedures. Some problems can only be treated surgically while others may be handled w minimally invasive or non invasive procedures. Chelation therapy is an example of a non- invasive treatment for atherosclerosis. ...Read more

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With abnormal heart rhythms what are my treatment options?

With abnormal heart rhythms what are my treatment options?

Hard to answer: There are hundreds if not thousands of abnormal heart rhythms. Rapid heart types are usually called tachycardias and slow heart types are called bradycardias. There is a lot of variability in between. Your pcp is a great place to start and depending on what they say, may refer you to a cardiologist or other heart specialist. ...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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What's the treatment for pericarditis (inflamatory heart)?

What's the treatment for pericarditis (inflamatory heart)?

Anti-inflammatories: In the short term, anti-inflammatory medications such as indomethicin, prednisone, or even Aspirin may help. A search for a correctable cause is usually warranted. In some cases, fluid (if present) may be withdrawn from the pericardial sac for both diagnosis and relief of symptoms. It may be necessary to open or remove the pericardium in more severe cases. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for heart contusion?

What is the treatment for heart contusion?

Heart contusion: Observation and monitoring for arrhythmias, blood tests to monitor cardiac damage, and an echocardiogram to assess wall motion and rule out pericardial effusion. Most times the recovery is complete. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to fix a broken heart?

What's the best treatment to fix a broken heart?

A serious malady: As a cardiologist, and especially on valentine's day, I address this issue with the utmost seriousness. Lamentably, percutaneous intervention is as ineffective as surgery and drugs, especially alcohol, may only make matters worse. Ultimately, recovery occurs only in the fullness of time and with the introduction of a new and better suited sweetheart. ...Read more

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What happens if one has a hole in his heart and he never seek medical help/go for treatment?

What happens if one has a hole in his heart and he never seek medical help/go for treatment?

Depends. .: .. . upon the location of the 'hole in the heart'. There are different types, at different locations within the heart. Some can have the potential to cause some pretty serious complications, while others may simply be incidental findings. If you had an ECHO, it would be in your best interest to discuss this finding with your doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has to have shock treatment for his heart. How safe is this procedure? They want to make his upper heart in sync with the lower.

My boyfriend has to have shock treatment for his heart. How safe is this procedure? They want to make his upper heart in sync with the lower.

Pretty safe: Pretty safe and usually well-indicated, meaning the benefits largely outweigh the risks. Patients usually get sedation so they are not too uncomfortable while their heart gets shocked. Good luck! ...Read more

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Treatment and control of heart disease?

Treatment and control of heart disease?

Depends: On the type of heart disease. CAD are usually managed by controlling risk factors with or without surgical intervention like PTCA and CABG. Valvular disease are surgically managed or observation or meds, congestive disease are managed with medications and supportive care. Arrthymias are managed with cardioversion, meds and sometimes AICD. Please specify type of heart disease ...Read more

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What is the treatment of heart attack like?

What is the treatment of heart attack like?

First get to: A hospital via paramedics. Second take an Aspirin if you have one available. Please chew it. Once you get admitted depending on the presentation you will get either medicaly managed to start or you will be taken to the cath lab where you will have an angiogram and possibly placement of stents or angioplasty. Once this is done the treatment once again entails medical management. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for a heart murmur?

What are treatment options for a heart murmur?

Murmur: Heart murmur is just noise. If the noise is caused by a significant heart blood flow problem, that is what you need to know. Ask your doc what is going on. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for heart disease?

What are the treatment options for heart disease?

Heart disease: Treatment depends on the diagnosis. Some of the things we use are diet, exercise, medications, devices, surgery and other procedures ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hypoplastic left heart?

What is the treatment for hypoplastic left heart?

Pediatric cardiologi: This is too complex for quick answer. See pediatric cardiologist or contact a pediatric cardiology clinic. Hrs www, thepmc. Org. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for right side heart failure?

What's the treatment for right side heart failure?

Vasodilators: In right sided heart failure the problem is abnormalities in the pulmonary or lung circulation. There is typically underlying lung diseases. Treatment involves 1) treatment of the specific lung disease, 2) supplemental oxygen if needed as this tends to dilate the blood vessels in the lungs 3) medicine that directly dilate the blood vessels in the lungs, one such medicine is a form of "viagra". ...Read more

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What's the treatment for right side heart failure?

What's the treatment for right side heart failure?

Specific treatment: Really depends on the cause. In general diuretics are critical to treat the volume overload and edema. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the treatment of heart attack?

Please help! What is the treatment of heart attack?

Timing: There are many ways and there are indicated ones depending on timing and findings. Heart attack is usually due to small clots in areas where there is clogging of the blood vessels, can rarely be due to spasm of the vessels (as in drugs). Treatment is dependent on opening up of the area by dissolution of the clot or opening up of the vessels i.e., reversing the cause. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for left-sided heart failure?

Heart failure: Left sided or systolic heart failure is treated with several meds including ace inhibitors, beta blockers and diuretics. Other meds such as spironolactone and arb, or angiotensin receptor blockers, can be added as allowed by blood pressure tolerates. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for right sided heart failure?

Right heart failure: The best treatment for right heart failure is to treat the underlying cause. If the right heart fails due to lung disease, then treat it, or if it is due to congenital heart disease then try to correct the defect. Sometimes the cause can't be determined or corrected and then we do the best we can to treat the symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the typical treatment for right side heart failure?

What is the typical treatment for right side heart failure?

Not easy: Unfortunately, our understanding and treatment of right heart failure is not at the level of left heart failure. One has to be careful with fluid management because in the case of right heart failure, you're actually dependent on volume to keep the function of the heart going, therefore, overly aggressive fluid management treatments often backfire. The balance is much more important here. ...Read more