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Heart Disease treatment

Heart Disease is a term used to describe several different conditions concerning the heart. These conditions include coronary heart disease, heart attack, abnormal heart rhythms, heart failure, heart valve disease, congenital heart disease, heart muscle disease, pericardial heart disease, aorta disease, and vascular disease. Many of these are connected or occur as the effects or causes of each oth View more...
The causes of most of these conditions are due to smoking, a high fat intake diet, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and a lack of exercise and physical activity. Some people are born with conditions such as congenital heart disease. In this disease one of the structures of the heart is defected before birth. Also heart disease tends to run in families with a history of high cholesterol and h View more...
Physical activity and exercise, a proper diet, low cholesterol, low blood pressure, anitplatelet drugs, coumadin and not smoking.
Common Symptoms
Shortness or breath, chest pain, irregular heartbeat, dizziness, and sweating.
Rare Symptoms
Nausea, and pain in shoulders arms, neck, throat, jaw, or back.
Traditional Treatment
Aspirin, beta blockers, ACE inhibitors, ARBs, antiarrhythmics, calcium channel blockers, surgery, AEDs.
Alternative Treatment
Ginger, exercise, water pills, vasodilators.
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Research and Development
Adding fourth treatment drug to prevent second heart attack called clopidogrel; Rebuilding heart cells with stem cells.
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