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- Acf with cardiac defects
The treatment or diagnosis of congenital heart disease depends upon the physical examination by the doctor.
•The doctor runs tests like an electrocardiogram, chest X-ray, pulse oximetry, echocardiogram, heart CT scan & MRI, cardiac catheterization, etc.
•It is relatively easy to cure congenital heart disease in children than in adults.
•However, it is possible that some congenital heart diseases might not have serious repercussions in c Read More
- Heart disease and restrictive cardiomyopathy
Restrictive cardiomyopathy, the rarest form of cardiomyopathy, is a condition in which the walls of the lower chambers of the heart (the ventricles) are abnormally rigid and lack the flexibility to expand as the ventricles fill with blood.
The pumping or systolic function of the ventricle may be normal but the diastolic function (the ability of the heart to fill with blood) is abnormal. Therefore, it is harder for the ventricles to fil Read More
- Heart failure and biventricular pacemakers
Heart failure is a condition when the heart is unable to pump enough blood to the body and operate effectively. As blood moves into the heart and body more slowly for a variety of reasons, the heart may not be able to pump sufficient oxygen and nutrients to fulfill the body's needs.
The following are some symptoms of heart failure:
• Having trouble focusing or being less alert,
• Abdominal swelling,
• Irregular or Read More
In the months or years leading up to menopause (perimenopause), you might experience these signs and symptoms:
Weight gain and slowed metabolism
Thinning hair and dry skin
Loss of breast fullness
Symptoms, including changes in menst Read More