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What are the known treatment for common heart diseases

Published at 04/03/2012 18:41:32


There are various treatment for heart diseases. One of the treatment for heart diseases is surgery. Lifestyle changes, medications and other medical procedures are also considered to be the part of treatment for heart diseases.


Firstly we will discuss the treatment for heart diseases like Cardivascular disease treatment. There becomes the blockage in your arteries. It requires the treatment for heart disease. The treatments include life style changes, medications, medical procedures or surgery. In life style changes, the doctor requires you to change the lifestyle of yours. Whether you are mild or severe heart patient. In life style changes, the diet is the primary issue. Low fat and low sodium diet is required in the treatment of heart disease. 30 minutes of moderate exercise is required. You should quit smoking and limit yourself on using alcohol. Medications are needed if the changed life style is not enough. To lower the blood pressure the medication is required.


Diuretics, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors or beta blockers are also needed. Blood thinning medications, such as daily aspirin therapy; or cholesterol-lowering medications, such as statins or fibrates are considered to be the part of medication for the treatment of heart disease. If the medication is not enough for the patient then medical procedures are applied or the surgery is done. It is necessary to clear the blockage in your heart.Coronary angioplasty is considered to be the common practice for the treatment as it is performed by placing a catheter in an artery in your arm and threading a small balloon to your blocked artery and then inflate it to reopen the artery. During angioplasty a stent is also placed in the artery which is a small metal coil. It keeps the arteries open. Coronary bypass surgery is also done sometimes which is used to bypass the blocked section of the artery.

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For the treatment for heart diseases, Heart arrhythmia treatments are suggested by the doctors in very serious conditions. The doctors can recommend maneuvers or medications for the correction of your irregular heart beats. If your condition is more severe then medical device or surgery is needed to be done. By using some particular maneuvers, the heart beat arrhythmias can be stopped. It includes holding the breath, straining, dunking the face in ice water and coughing. To slow a fast heart beat some doctors recommend some other maneuvers. The maneuvers effect the nervous system, which is used to control and manage the vagal nerves. You heart rate becomes slow in this way. Medications are also given to the patients who have a rapid heart beat. These patients can respond well to the medications of anti-arrhythmic. These are used to reduce the heartbeat episodes. Whenever the episode occurs then it is used to slow down the heartbeat. In order to avoid the complications, anti-arrhythmic medication is required. cardioversion and ablation are two important procedures of treating arrhythmias. Electrical shock is given to the patient to reset your heart in cardioversion. During this procedure you are sedated by giving some medicine. Ablation is the another method through which you can cure the heart disease.