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What are treatments for heart disease?

What are treatments for heart disease?

Depends : Depending on how severe the blockages in your arteries are, treatment may include lifestyle changes, medications, and/or medical procedures or surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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Heart Diseases (Definition)

Heart disease is a condition in which a person has problems within his or her vascular system and heart, which includes both congenital birth defects and problems acquired later. Examples of heart disease include clogging (atherosclerosis) of the coronary (heart) arteries, heart attacks (obstructions of the arteries), damaged heart valves, heart muscle failure, and viral infections of the heart. Some major causes of heart disease include genetics, smoking, hypertension, high ...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 are the treatments of heart disease?

What are the treatments of heart disease?

Several things: Medications, surgery, behavior modifications such as stopping smoking, changes in diet, exercise, reducing stress, the exact medicines, or the type of surgery would depend on what kind of heart disease you are talking about. An infection, for instance, would be treated with antibiotics. ...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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Whats is the hokum heart disease ?! and what is its treatment ?

Whats is the hokum heart disease ?! and what is its treatment ?

HOCM: It is HOCM. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. If symptomatic it starts with medication including betablockers, calcium chanel blockers, or dysopiramide. Interventions include alcohol septal ablation or myectomy ...Read more

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What is the treatment for rheumatic heart disease?

What is the treatment for rheumatic heart disease?

Surgical rarely: Rheumatic heart disease is caused by rheumatic fever. In the acute setting, antibiotics to treat the strep infection, Aspirin to decrease inflammation, and occasionally steroids are used. In most cases, the valvular scar caused by rheumatic fever are minor, and does not require intervention. However if the regurgitant (leaky) or stenotic (narrow) condition is severe, surgery may be indicated. ...Read more

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My husband is already under treatment for Heart Disease. He is planning to go to work in a country where climate is cold from Asian climate. ?

Heart disease: there are myriad heart diseases, there are billions of people who live in cold climates some of whom Harbor heart disease. With appropriate commonsense measures heart disease and cold climate can coexist ...Read more

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What are the treatments for coronary heart disease?

Numerous: Treatment depends on the extent of the problem. Exercise and a low cholesterol diet may have a role in prevention of cad. If CAD is present, low dose Aspirin (81 mg daily) can reduce risk of heart attack 50%. Cholesterol meds (statins) also lower risk 20-30%. If it is symptomatic (angina) medicines such as nitroglycerin, beta-blockers, and sometimes calcium channel blockers can be used. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for congenital heart disease?

What is the best treatment for congenital heart disease?

It Depends: There are many different types of congenital heart diseases. Therapies range from watchful waiting to medication to surgery. There is a need to see your pediatrician and perhaps a pediatric cardiologist for a definitive answer depending upon the problem. ...Read more

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What is the effect of extra sound (s3) in heart disease? What is the treatment?

What is the effect of extra sound (s3) in heart disease? What is the treatment?

S3: The S3 is a sound which is heard associated with a failing left ventricle usually dilated and contracting poorly. The treatment is not for the S3 it is for the failing ventricle. ...Read more