Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States, responsible for 1 in every 4 deaths.
Heart disease, or cardiovascular disease, encompasses a wide range of conditions that affect your heart and blood vessels. Heart attack, stroke, heart rhythm problems, heart defects, blood vessel disorders, and heart failure all fall under the heart disease umbrella.
Untreated heart disease can lead to a heart attack or stroke. The earlier you detect and treat heart disease, the better your chance of avoiding complications.
If you exhibit the following signs or symptoms, you may have heart disease:
Numerous factors increase your risk of developing heart disease. Examples include:
Your personalized heart disease treatment plan is based on the type of heart disease you have and the severity of your condition. The following may be recommended:
This noninvasive treatment option is for patients who are on medical therapy for Coronary artery disease and are still symptomatic. These patients may be complaining of limited exertion capacity, getting tired and fatigued easily, getting short of breath easily, have frequent Chest pain or have become Couch potatoes. Such patients, if they are not good candidates for stents or bypass surgery or do not want to undergo any further invasive procedures, ECP is the last hope of ray for them. This treatment involves pushing blood from the lower half of the body towards the heart by External mechanical compression of the muscles of the lower extremities. With this treatment, over a period of time, the heart can grow alternate channels of blood flow to provide more blood to the areas of the heart muscle that were previously not getting enough blood. As a result, more than 70 % of patients notice an improvement in their symptoms and they start enjoying their life again
If you have a strong Family History of Heart Disease, have High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Cholesterol Disorder, have History of smoking, COPD, Sleep Apnea you may be at risk of Heart Disease. Seek early evaluation before you develop HERAT DISEASE