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I'm having chest pain but my BP and HR are normal. I had broken heart syndrome in 2011 but no other heart problems should I be concerned?

Don't take chances. It's not worth it to take chances, especially after a potentially dangerous condition such as Broken Heart Syndrome (AKA Takotsubo). It's best to call 911 now, if you're still having the pain, you feel dizzy, pass out, or you're short of breath, because this could be a heart attack. Read more...

Is eecp treatment good for patients with heart problems? Please advise!

EECP. EECP is a treatment which can be tried in patients with coronary artery disease which is unresponsive to the more effective treatments like medication and bypass/angioplasty. There is some evidence it may help some patients with congestive heart failure but again there are more effective treatments so it isn't something one goes to early in treatment. Read more...

Should I be concerned if my father had open heart surgery. I m now 19. I am fearing in future I may have heart problems. Is there any way to prevent heart problems?

Yes. The cause of coronary artery disease is formation of plaques in the vessels. The best way to avoid it is to prevent the formation of the plaques in the first place. This can be done by controlling blood pressure, controlling diabetes, control cholesterol, watching weight, exercise, and stop smoking. Read more...

What're ways and foods I can eat to prevent my risk of future heart problems?

Heart problems. Ideally healthy diet should start from an early age. Avoiding fats, cholesterol containing foods, cutting down on red meat, using more of white meat, plenty of vegetables and fruits, avoiding fried foods, and eating a balanced regulated calorie diet. Also alcohol in moderation, (red wine), no smoking no street drugs. Good luck! live long! Read more...

How can I prevent heart problems when I am older?

Heart problems. Prevention of heart problems should ideally start at an young age. Atherosclerosis or hardening of arteries starts at the of ten. In general avoid saturated fats, fried foods, red meat. Eat moderate calories consisting fish, vegetables and fruits. Exercise or walk 30 min every other day. The things that you may not be able to modify are genetic factors. Do not smoke, drink, do drugs. Read more...

Getting fat and other disease like hypertensionand heart problems are common. What should I do to prevent myself from these problems?

Diet , Exercise. Diet......eat less fried and fatty food, more fruits and vegetables. Depending on your activity level your caloric intake should be adjusted...2000-2500. Routine exercise is very helpful...to tone your body, tone up your cardiovascular system also. Read more...