What it is
Heart diseases are a group of medical conditions related to disorders of the heart and blood vessels. They may include conditions such as coronary heart disease, arrhythmias, heart failure, and others.
What it’s for
Heart conditions can arise from a variety of factors, such as atherosclerosis, hypertension, smoking, diabetes, fat metabolism disorders and heredity. They can lead to poor circulation, poor oxygenation of organs and tissues, and in some cases can cause a heart attack or stroke.
Indications and contraindications
Indications for the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease are the presence of symptoms – chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, edema and weakness. Contraindications may be associated with conditions in which certain treatments or procedures may not be safe for the patient.
How to treat
Treatment for heart disease may include lifestyle changes such as healthy eating, physical activity, smoking cessation and stress management. Medications may also be prescribed to control blood pressure, improve heart function and prevent thrombosis. In some cases, surgical interventions such as bypass surgery or coronary artery satination may be necessary.
Effects of use
Treatment for heart disease may help reduce symptoms, improve quality of life, prevent disease progression, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular complications such as myocardial infarction or stroke.
Medications used to treat heart disease can have a variety of side effects, including headaches, nausea, fatigue, high or low blood pressure, allergic reactions, and others. Surgical interventions can also come with certain risks and complications.
What types there are
Heart disease can include a variety of conditions such as angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, arrhythmias (such as atrial fibrillation), heart failure, congenital heart disease, and others. Each of these conditions has its own characteristics and requires an individual approach to treatment.
What else you need to know
It’s important to know that heart disease prevention plays an important role in keeping your heart and blood vessels healthy. This can include regular exercise, a balanced diet, avoiding bad habits, controlling blood pressure and cholesterol, and regular health screenings to identify risk factors and detect disease early.