Heart disease prevention information

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Avatar n tn 8% per year and additional evaluation for the presence of at risk myocardium should be done in addition following the secondary heart disease prevention guidelines of the American Heart Association. Repeat CAC scans are recommended annually to monitor disease progression and treatment response.
2052165 tn?1331146225 If some women give birth to a baby with some congenital heart disease like, Tetrology of fallot, then what about her 2nd baby, he will born normal or with the same defect in heart??? Please also guide what are the causes of this type of diseases and how it can be prevented?
Avatar n tn Both Amlodopine (Norvasc) and verapamil belong to the same group- the calcium channel blockers (CCB) which are usually indicated for hypertension and migraine prevention. Amlodipine have very little effect on heart rate and contraction while Verapamil have the greatest effects on the heart and reduce the strength and rate of contraction. Since they have different actions, it is best that you discuss this first with your attending physician for proper management. Take care and best regards.
Avatar f tn I have an autoimmune disease called Sarcoidosis and I have had heart failure 2 times. I already take many medications and I guess I'm just getting tired of it all. I will let you know what the doctor comes up with this time. My husband and daughter have told me that I would be going to the hospital with the very next chest pain episode.
Avatar n tn It is difficult to provide much information regarding your medical condition other than the heart wall that separates the left and right sided heart chambers. When the phrase sub-aortic the diagnoses usually indicates stenosis (narrow opening) of the valve opening. If severe, the obstruction can reduce the blood into circulation. The 5mm does represent a smaller than normal opening.
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21064 tn?1309308733 Im looking forward to actively participating in educating the medhelp community about vascular disease with an emphasis on diagnosis and prevention. You have a great story and it began with early diagnosis and diligent management. More information means more choices. Thanks again. PS. I grew up as a Cleveland Indian fan.
Avatar f tn Thanks a lot for your post. It's very informative. I'm considering everything you said and will have a look at Dr. Mercola's website. No, the doctor didn't ask me for a DNA test. I suggested, but he said it might be worse. I don't think so. I believe in prevention. Any information you may have is very welcome. I'm quite lost. I kind of "knocked at the door, and didn't find the solution", but a few people tried to help, which I sincerely appreciate.
Avatar m tn Well mild plaque is fine but signs you need to alter your lifestyle to slow or stop the progression of the disease. No smoking, regular exercise, avoid emotional stress, eat healthily and the top of the risk factors. Type 3 vessel, this is just the length of the vessel. A type 3 is one which is the longest variety and goes down past the apex and can even take place of the posterior (rear) artery behind the heart.
Avatar m tn It can cause permanent damage to the heart, including damaged heart valves and heart failure. Prevention of recurrence is achieved by eradicating the acute infection and prophylaxis with antibiotics. Monthly injections of long acting penicillin must be given for a period of five years in patients having one attack of rheumatic fever. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided.