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What are some treatments for cardiovascular disease?

What are some treatments for  cardiovascular disease?

Three things: Medical treatment with medications like beta blockers, aspirin, nitroglycerins. Per cutaneous treatments with stents and finally bypass 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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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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What are some treatments for graves disease?

What are some treatments for graves disease?

Meds, rads, surgery: Graves disease can be treated with medications like Methimazole to control hormone levels, radio-active iodine, or surgery. Each has its risks and benefits. Consult an endocrinologist and a experienced thyroid surgeon to hear about all your options, the ones that are best for you. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for mitochondrial disease?

What are some treatments for mitochondrial disease?

Avoid toxic foods: Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors. All of these products cause damage to the cells, tissues & organs in your body contributing to various diseases. ...Read more

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What are treatments for cardiovascular disease?

What are  treatments for cardiovascular disease?

Broad term: Cardiovascular disease is a very broad term. Did you have a specific condition in mind? Coronary artery disease? Heart failure? Valvular disease? Arrhythmia? ...Read more

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What are the treatments for coronary heart disease?

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 are some naturopathic treatments for cardiovascular diseases?

What are some naturopathic treatments for cardiovascular diseases?

None: Im sure they will sell you some tree root venom but stick with modern, proven medicine to actually treat diseases. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for Parkinson's disease?

What are the treatments for Parkinson's disease?

Many: Treatment for pd can be divided into pharmacologic (medications), nonpharmacologic, and surgical therapy. Pharmacologic involves neuroprotective or symptomatic therapy. The main drugs used include levodopa, mao-b inhibitors, Dopamine agonists. Most of the available treatments used in practice are designed to manage symptoms and do not appear to slow or reverse the natural course of the disease. ...Read more

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What are some treatment options for restricted lung disease?

What are some treatment options for restricted lung disease?

Depends on the cause: I'm assuming you are referring to interstitial lung disease as opposed to restrictive lung disease due to chest wall dysfunction or obesity. The bottom line is to treat the cause if known. If inflammatory, treat inflammation. If infectious treat that. ...Read more

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What are treatments for heart failure?

What are treatments for heart failure?

Salt, liquid control: Then diuresis i.e. Water pills by mouth or IV then some medicines may help like ace inhibitors or arbs or IV drips like dobutamine, melrinone, or Nesiritide in severe cases. In severe selected cases, heart transplant may be an option. Note, if no fluid overload happens, using salt & fluid restriction, the overwhelming majority of these patients will stay away from hospital and it's complications. ...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 are some treatments for peripheral arterial disease?

What are some treatments for peripheral arterial disease?

Lots of Choices: Usually, initial treatments are conservative, exercise, cessation of smoking, medicines to make the blood flow better and to reduce cholesterol. More aggressive is to open blockages with balloons or stents. Finally, surgery to bypass around the blockages or directly clean out the blocked artery is sometimes needed. ...Read more

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What are some meds for parkinson disease?

What are some meds for parkinson disease?

Numerous ITEMS: We have the anti-cholinergics like artane, but not used much these days, Dopamine agonists such as mirapex, requip, Neupro (rotigotine) patch. L-dopa with or without carbi-dopa, and maybe later entacapone. Azilect may be neuroprotective. The dbs unit could provide surgical support. ...Read more

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What are some heart disease prevention tips for teenagers?

What are some heart disease prevention tips for teenagers?

Learn habits: Learn to eat healthy as a teenager. Coronary artery disease, the most common killer of adults in the United States, begins as a teenager. You don't want to wait until you're 50 years old having her first heart attack to begin eating healthy. ...Read more

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