What is a blockage on the heart?

Several types. There are several types: electrical, hardening of the arteries which is the usual, and psychological. I think it would be more correct to say "in" the heart. Hrs www, thpmc.Org.
A LIPID LADEN. Placque in one of the coronary arteries, casusing blood flow problems.

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What causes heart blockage?

How and causes! . Cholesterol accumulation, inflammation and ultimately blood clot formation! genetic abnormalities, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, lack of exercise, obesity and chronic teeth/ gum disease can all lead to blockage. Read more...

How to open blockage in heart?

Balloons or stents. When needed (blockages >75-80% of lumen of coronary arteries) they can be opened with balloons (angioplasty) or "scafolds" inside the vessels called stents. At age 16 you should not be worried about blockages and the best thing you can do to prevent them is: do not smoke and live a healthy lifestyle with plenty of exercise and avoid being overweight. Read more...

Whats rotational atherectomy for heart blockage?

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Will the clearing of an 80% blockage of the LAD help a a 20% efficient heart?

Sometimes. Heart function sometimes improves after opening a blocked artery but not always, especially if you have had a heart attack in the past. Symptoms of heart failure or angina, such as shortness of breath and chest pain are more important than the number attached to your heart function. Best wishes. Read more...

Is it possible that the blackout of vision for a few seconds is due to heart blockage?

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