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How to Treat an Enlarged Heart|enlarged lungs treatment An enlarged heart, also known as cardiomegaly, occurs when your heart is larger than what is considered normal. This condition is not a disease, but rather a condition that is brought on by other various diseases and conditions.[1] If you think you might have an enlarged heart, follow a few simple steps to learn how to recognize and treat an enlarged heart. 1 Discuss medical device options with your doctor. If an enlarged heart causes severe heart failure or significant arrhythmia your doctor may suggest you get an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). The ICD is a matchbox-sized device that helps the heart maintain its normal rhythms through electrical shocks. Your doctor may also suggest a pacemaker to help coordinate the contractions of your heart.
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How to Find the Cause of Aortic Regurgitation|bicuspid aortic valve chest pain Aortic regurgitation is when there is damage to the aortic valve, causing blood to leak backwards from the aorta (the body's largest blood vessel) back into the heart after each heartbeat. There are a number of things that can cause aortic regurgitation, including infection, trauma, rheumatic heart disease, aneurysm, and congenital and hereditary causes. The main way to determine the cause of aortic regurgitation is through cardiac imaging. Other medical tests may also be ordered to confirm the underlying cause of aortic regurgitation as well as assess overall cardiac health. 1 Receive a transthoracic echocardiogram. A transthoracic echocardiogram (commonly called an "echo") is usually the first specific investigation to look at the function of the aortic valve. It uses ultrasound waves to create an image of the heart as it functions in real time. It shows each heartbeat, and can assess blood flow through the various chambers of the heart with each heartbeat.[8] An echo can also be used to determine the underlying cause of aortic regurgitation. 2 Have a transesophageal echocardiogram. If a transthoracic echocardiogram is insufficient to determine the underlying cause of aortic regurgitation, the next step is to proceed to a transesophageal echocardiogram. This is when, rather than having the test performed from outside your chest, an ultrasound probe is instead inserted down your esophagus to provide a more close-up and detailed view of your heart, 3 Obtain other diagnostic tests as needed. Depending upon what is suspected as the underlying cause of aortic regurgitation, additional investigations may be ordered to provide more information. For instance, if an infection of the heart valve is suspected, blood tests and a blood culture will likely be ordered to test for the presence of bacteria. If trauma is suspected, a chest x-ray or CT scan will likely be needed to evaluate for injury
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How to Treat heart murmur in baby 4 months |Adult Heart Murmur Heart murmurs are unusual sounds that the blood makes as it is pumped through your heart. Some heart murmurs are innocent heart murmurs and are not indicative of a condition requiring treatment. Other heart murmurs, however, are abnormal and may require monitoring or treatment 1 Take medications if your doctor prescribes them. The medication you are prescribed may vary depending on your particular condition and medical history. Commonly used medications include:[18] Anticoagulants. These medications reduce blood clots. They reduce the likelihood that a blood clot will form in your heart or brain causing a heart attack or stroke.
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How to Treat an Enlarged Heart Naturally|enlarged lungs treatment Cardiomegaly, commonly referred to as heart enlargement, is a condition that is caused by the over-functioning of your heart due to an underlying disorder. Depending on the cause and the symptoms, heart enlargement may or may not be a serious health condition. Therefore, it is important to treat the underlying condition and create a heart-healthy lifestyle for yourself. If your symptoms persist after you have tried to treat your condition naturally, you should seek medical help. 1 Understand the causes of an enlarged heart. Heart enlargement can occur because of any of the following causes
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How to diabetes and cardiovascular disease Heart disease is an umbrella term that covers a variety of cardiovascular conditions, including blood vessel diseases, coronary artery disease, arrhythmia, congenital heart defects and infections of the heart.[1] Although heart disease is a serious condition, there are some simple steps that you can take to lower your risk of developing heart disease, such as eating a heart healthy diet, staying active, managing stress, and quitting smoking. Some factors are beyond control, but you can help to protect yourself from heart disease by taking charge of the factors that you can control. 1 Lose weight if you are overweight. Carrying extra weight puts a strain on your heart which can cause heart disease later in life. You are at an even higher risk if you carry excess weight around your waist. Strive to maintain a healthy weight to avoid complications of being overweight now or later in life.[13] Check your BMI using the American Heart Association's BMI calculator 2 Exercise for 30 minutes five days per week. Getting 30 minutes of moderate physical activity five days per week will help you to protect yourself from heart disease. Developing good exercise habits from a young age and maintaining those habits for your lifetime will improve your chances of staying in shape and reaping the benefits of exercise for your heart.[14] Aim for five 30 minute moderate exercise sessions five days per week, but keep in mind that you can divide these sessions into smaller ones throughout the day. For example, you could exercise for 15 minutes in the morning and 15 minutes at night, or do three 10 minute sessions spread throughout the day. As an alternative, you can do 25 minutes of vigorous activity three days per week and some kind of moderate to high intensity muscle training twice per week. 3 Manage stress. Stress causes damage to your arteries which may lead to heart disease, so it is important to develop techniques for managing stress.[15
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Buy Beta Blockers Online - What Is The Best Natural Beta Blocker That You Can Buy Online? Nowadays doctors have a big list of High Blood Pressure Medications which they advice you to solve your problem. But the matter is there are other practical solutions that no one ever told you about. Well, the doctors need to do their jobs and what was told them to do. Since health is a very lucrative market, they have all kind of medication for any kind of symptoms, sometimes more than one to solve the same problem. Beta blockers are drugs and as such they are used for various indications. They are particularly helpful in the management of cardiac-arrhythmia, cardio-protection after heart attack, and High blood pressure. Beta blockers reduce a cardiac output and they reduce the release of rennin from the kidneys. At the same time, a central nervous system significantly reduces sympathetic activity. Like any other medicine, even these have various adverse effects. To reduce side effects and make them more human body friendly, scientists are now looking for natural replacements and substitutes for the beta blockers. The latest studies in the field, have found that several natural resources can be as helpful in reducing of high blood pressure as beta-blocker medications used today.
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Side Effects From Beta Blockers - What Are Side Effects From Beta Blockers? Beta blockers, beta-adrenergic blocking agents, work by blocking adrenaline. Their use in treating both common and serious conditions is on the rise. However, because of serious side effects resulting from their use, they are not often regarded as a first choice in treatment. The intended effects of this medicine are to lower the heart rate, dilate blood vessels and, in some cases, constrict air pathways. For this reason, they are used in the treatment of arrhythmia, high blood pressure, heart failure, angina, tremor, migraines and glaucoma. As with any drug, side effects can be a problem. In some cases, beta blockers side effects include diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea, and vomiting. They have also been linked to rashes, blurred vision, muscle cramps, fatigue and sexual dysfunction. In other cases, they have been shown to cause headaches and dizziness. That adds up to quite a few side effects. For some people, there is a concern about beta blockers side effects as a contributor to psychological problems such as depression, confusion, nightmares and hallucinations. Because of those beta blockers side effects, it is obvious that women anticipating pregnancy, who are currently pregnant or are currently breastfeeding should not take them.
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Hello, I’am Ibako from Nigeria. I came to India with my sister for here arrhythmia surgery which was held at Kem’s hospital Pune which is one of the most respected cardiac hospitals in Pune, India. Forerunners healthcare, a medical tourism company from India organized my sister’s entire arrhythmia surgery in Pune and they were extremely supportive and caring and helped us out throughout our stay in India. My sister’s Arrhythmia surgery held at the cardiac hospital Pune were well equipped to handle all phases of heart diseases from the elementary to the latest clinical procedures. The costs were not only affordable but the medical facilities are at par with the West. The cardiac hospitals at Pune and Kolkata has excellent clinical records of highly qualified and expert cardiac surgeons for arrhythmia surgery. My sister’s Arrhythmia surgery was a success, she feels much better now. I am happy with my sister’s surgery results. I just have praises and good wishes for Forerunners healthcare and would highly recommend them for medical tourism. For more details on Arrhythmia surgery in India, contact: www.forerunnershealthcare**** or mail your queries at enquiryforerunnershealthcare**** or call us at: +91-9371136499, +91- 9860755000 (International) / + 1-415-599-2537 (USA) / +44-20-8133-2571 (UK)
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The heart is the organ that we can feel, though we tend to take it for granted. Unless it starts to beat a little too fast for no reason.
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What Is Arrhythmia?
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Free Heart Video Diary - Part 1: *******www.EmpowHer****'s patient advocate Todd Hartley talks about his Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) heart problem. Find out as it happens. *******www.EmpowHer**** is a women's online health community.
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Free Heart Video Diary - Part 2: *******www.EmpowHer****'s patient advocate Todd Hartley talks about his Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) heart problem. What happens next? *******www.EmpowHer**** is a women's online health community.
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Andrew D. Blaufox, MD Pediatric Electrophysiology Schneider Children's Hospital . Associate Professor Clinical Pediatrics Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine . Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine . Fellowship: Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina
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A deadly arrhythmia, commonest cause of death of myocardial infarction. More on *******www.mediscuss****/talk/forumdisplay.php?f=65
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This reviews the introduction (Necessary Skills) and the first 3 chapters of the Basic EKG book. Please review the portions that you don't understand and have questions ready at the beginning of day 2. Mahalo!
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Where do you want to end up when you're 65 or 70, on a cruise ship staring at the setting sun or in the nursing home staring at a bucket of pills? Everybody says they want the cruise ship, but almost all of them end up in the nursing home. The vast majority of society, and probably you, are making mistakes that are predictably leading them to the nursing home.
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