Download PDF by Edward K. Chung: 100 questions & answers about heart attack and related

By Edward K. Chung

Over a million humans endure center assaults every year within the usa by myself. middle ailment is our no 1 explanation for demise. yet many center assaults are preventable, and center issues should be handled. if you happen to or your family were touched by way of heart problems, a hundred Questions and solutions approximately middle assault and similar Cardiac difficulties bargains support. popular heart specialist Edward okay. Chung, MD, attracts upon many years of medical event to supply authoritative, useful solutions in your questions about motives of middle assaults, center assault prevention, treatment plans, post-treatment caliber of lifestyles, assets of help and lots more and plenty extra. Written in simple language for the lay reader, together with a precise interview with certainly one of Dr. Chung's sufferers, this ebook is a useful source for an individual dealing with the actual and emotional turmoil of this scary sickness.

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Beta-blocking agents medications commonly used to treat various cardiac arrhythmias, angina pectoris, and hypertension. The first line of management for high BP is to control or minimize all risk factors (described earlier in Question 25) as much as possible. All hypertensive people should keep their ideal body weight and reduce their intake of salt and alcohol. , walking, jogging, swimming for 30 minutes 3 to 4 times a week). , low saturated fat intake) is, of course, important to reduce the risk of high BP and resulting heart attack.

In a treadmill exercise stress test, you would walk on a motor-driven treadmill while a doctor monitors and records your ECG picture and your blood pressure (BP). , chest pain) or some ECG abnormality develops. Every 3 minutes, a faster speed and an increase in the elevation (or slope) of the treadmill progressively increases your heart’s workload. 56 chung2 7/1/03 10:53 AM Page 57 100 Q&A ABOUT HEART ATTACK AND RELATED CARDIAC PROBLEMS Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Diagnosis If you are unable to walk on a treadmill, doctors can provide you with other forms of exercise, such as pedaling a stationary bicycle or performing arm exercises and various pharmacologic (nonexercise) stress tests.

In esophageal spasm (spasm of the esophagus), the muscles that normally move foods down your esophagus while swallowing lose their coordination. This can lead to painful muscle spasms. Since both esophageal spasm and angina (see Question 10) can be relieved by nitroglycerin, you might mistake this condition for angina or even heart attack. Esophagitis inflammation of the esophagus. Achalasia disorder in which the valve in the lower esophagus fails to open properly to allow food to enter the stomach.

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