What is a safe amount of alcahol with coronory heart disease 60% mid LAD. ..Help any info appreciated?

2-3 drinks a day. Excessive alcohol intake, more than 5 drinks a day actually worsens coronary artery disease. Moderate alcohol consumption has been linked to lowered mortality.

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Do you have to exercise with coronory heart disease 60 % mid LAD as I never do any form of exercise will it cause me worse issues.

Exercise. As a general rule, exercise is recommended however if you were not exercising prior to the diagnosis of coronary disease, it would be best to be evaluated by your cardiologist and possibly have a treadmill test done to assess the significance of the blockage and your limits. Read more...
Exercise will help. Plaque in the arteries is a living tissue, not a cement block in the parking lot. It is in a constant state of "remodeling", sometimes progressing, sometimes regressing. A recent study out of england showed exercise may be as effective as medications for cad. In any event, get a stress test first to make sure you are safe to exercise, then try to tip the scales in favor of "plaque regression". Read more...

Will not doing exercise affect my coronory heart disease 60% mid LAD as suffer bad deppression like and never in the mood to do anything.

Exercise. Lack of exercise and sedentary lifestyle is associated with increased risk of heart disease. Evaluation by a cardiologist prior to starting exercise would be advised. Once you start exercise, motivation may follow. Read more...
Yes. See my previous answer to your question. Exercising aerobically, not just walking, can actually lead to plaque "regression", along with medications to lower BP and cholesterol. Lack of exercise can make you depressed, conversely, exercise will give you more energy. Lack of exercise will lead to plaque "progression" and worsening of the 60% blockage. Read more...

Can a stress echocardiogram show if your coronory heart disease has gotten worse help....As was diagnosed 60% mid LAD in january 2013.

Stress echo. Stress echo may show that there is an area of the heart that is affected by an impaired circulation from a CAD and it maybe a hint that lhc or stress test is needed for evaluation of the coronary arteries. Read more...
No; Only very Adv Ds. Stress tests, all methods, are incapable of detecting arterial disease; the visible arteries do not control blood flow. Blood flow to all tissues, body wide, is controlled 24/7 by the arterioles; nozzles, which constantly adjust size under brain+local feedback control to determine capillary flow. Narrowings/stenoses in the heart arteries must be severe before overpowering arteriole compensation. Read more...

Safe amount of alcahol a night with coronory heart disease or is alcahol not safe at all like to drink with heart disease...

Safe. 1 alcoholic beverage a night is recommended for patients with coronary disease, as alcohol improves your body's metabolism of cholesterol and will raise your 'good cholesterol' (hdl). This beverage can be 1 shot of liqueur either alone or mixed in a cocktail form, 1 12oz beer, or 1 glass of wine (5oz). Red wine probably has additional benefit due to antioxidant effects from flavanols within it. Read more...

Is olanzapine (zyprexa) safe with coronary heart disease 5mg?

Olanzapine. The drug is considered dangerous in the elderly. 40yrs old generally isn't considered elderly. Would discuss with internist/cardiologist whether your situation is ok for that drug. It does have some risks in the face of CAD which depend on status. Read more...
Likely. It is not treatment for the heart, and the specific condition is likely to benefit. Like all medications there are risks and benefits that must be considered. There are some infrequent cardiac complications with this drug. Read more...

How safe is general anaesthesia with coronory heart disease.? As need sinus surgery for blocked sinuses but really scared severe anxiety. Help

Pretty safe. With known stable coronary disease, precautions, oxygen, Nitroglycerin maintain blood reassure are some of the keys. Read more...
See below. Patient's with coronary artery disease have patients every day in the us. The best way to deal with this is to talk to your anesthesiologist before the operation and discuss your case. A trained anesthesiologist will be able to tailor an anesthetic that is safe for you. Good luck. Read more...