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Types Of Heart Ailments & Treatments

The ailments of heart are of varied nature and intensity. These ailments if not tackled timely may cause fatalities. Some of the ailments to mention a few are as below:


  • Coronary artery disease:
This occurs when the arteries narrow down thereby leading to poor supply of oxygen-rich blood to the heart. This condition can occur due to smoking, high blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, and heredity. The symptoms include heart burn, chest pain, and occasional heart attack. This can be treated by coronary artery bypass grafts.


  • Congestive heart failure:
This occurs as the heart muscles pumping power reduces as the fluids settle around the heart. This affects the blood flow to meet body’s needs. This causes symptoms of shortness of breath, tiredness, and leg swelling. This can be treated through angiography and can be treated with a bypass surgery.


  • Arrhythmia
Arrhythmia is a condition with irregular heart beat .The heart beat can be faster than normal or slower than normal.Some of the symptoms include light headedness, passing out, shortness of breath, or chest pain.If this condition becomes serious this causes Arrhythmia. This can occur in children as well. This can be diagnosed with ECG . There are treatments like pacemaker and maze surgery to treat this conditions.






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