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What is cardiac asthma?

What is cardiac asthma?

What is cardiac asthma? Cardiac asthma is a situation caused by left heart failure. Left heart failure causes fluid retention in the lungs (Pulmonary edema) which leads to symptoms such as wheezing, cough, and shortness of breath which are similar to that os asthma....

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What are heart valves?

What are heart valves?

What are heart valves? There are four heart valves in human heart, 2 valves separate the upper and lower chambers and 2 valves are present in the arteries leaving the heart. The heart valve allows the blood to flow in one direction through the heart depending on its...

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What is dilated cardiomyopathy?

What is dilated cardiomyopathy?

What is dilated cardiomyopathy? Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disease caused by weakness of the heart muscle. The heart becomes stretched (dilates) and pups blood less.Signs differ according to severity and the treatment depends on the kind of symptoms and whether any...

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HEART INFECTIONS.

HEART INFECTIONS.

HEART INFECTIONS. As in other parts of your body, germs like bacteria or viruses can cause an infection in your heart, and this is considered a type of heart disease. Sometimes, infections come on slowly other times, quickly. Some go away on their own, while others...

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ARRHYTHMIA

ARRHYTHMIA

ARRHYTHMIA You may have had the feeling where your heart flutters or skips a beat. That's caused by a change in your heart's rhythm called arrhythmia and it's usually harmless. Your heartbeat is controlled by short bursts if electricity, and a minor change in those...

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EFFECTS OF CARDIOMYOPATHY.

EFFECTS OF CARDIOMYOPATHY.

EFFECTS OF CARDIOMYOPATHY. As heart muscle thickens, it can limit blood flow, so you end up short on oxygen. That can cause problem like dizziness, fainting, and shortness of breath.   Your heart's rhythm also might get thrown off, and your heart might flutter, pound,...

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CARDIOMYOPATHY

CARDIOMYOPATHY

CARDIOMYOPATHY This is group of disease that make your heart muscles thick, stiff, or larger than usual. Overtime, your heart can get weaker, and it's harder for it to pump blood and keep its regular rhythm. The most common type is called dilated cardiomyopathy, and...

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CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS.

CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS.

CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS. These are heart defects  you're born with, and they affect how blood flows through your heart. They happen when the walls, valves, or blood vessels don't develop the right way before you're born. Some problems, like a hole in a heart chamber,...

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Diagnosis and treatment of HBP.

Diagnosis and treatment of HBP.

Diagnosis and treatment of HBP. Do remember that, one or two mm higher than optimal measurements of HBP should not label you as a patient of HBP. You must get repeated confirmations of higher than normal blood pressure values before beginning treatment.  You must rest...

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How does HBP affect us?

How does HBP affect us?

How does HBP affect us? Constant HBP (High Blood Pressure) makes the heart work against a higher load and so it may enlarge and ultimately ail. When vital organs like brain, eyes and kidney are supplied blood at a high pressure they may gradually be damaged,...

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Who can get High Blood Pressure?

Who can get High Blood Pressure?

Who can get High Blood Pressure? Despite so much research, it is still not clearly known why some people get HBP (High Blood pressure) and others are spared. What is clear, however is that those who are overweight, have diabetes, are stressed or even have a relative...

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Silent killer No.1 high blood pressure.

Silent killer No.1 high blood pressure.

Silent killer No.1 high blood pressure. It is difficult to believe that you have either HBP (High Blood Pressure) or DM (Diabetes Mellitus) when you have no symptoms (no pain, no discomfort). And on top of that your doctor tells you that you must reduce wight,...

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Silent killer No.1 high blood pressure.

Silent killer No.1 high blood pressure.

Silent killer No.1 high blood pressure. If HBP (High Blood Pressure) and DM (Diabetes Mellitus) are detected early, such patients can lead a normal life and suffer very few complications. Well treated hypertensives and diabetics may live as normally as persons without...

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Silent killer No.1 high blood pressure.

Silent killer No.1 high blood pressure.

Silent killer No.1 high blood pressure. Given a choice I would rather have a painful disease, because pain will make me rush to take treatment. But if I have a disease without symptoms my body may be damaged without my knowing it! High Blood Pressure (HBP,...

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Medication After Heart Transplant

Medication After Heart Transplant

Medication After Heart Transplant Immunosuppresants - drugs and agents which decreases body's natural immune responses that would reduce chances of rejection. Antibiotics, antivirals and fungicides - to fend off infection because natural immune responses are now...

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How Is a Heart Transplant Performed ?

How Is a Heart Transplant Performed ?

How Is a Heart Transplant Performed ? A heart transplant is carried out under general anaesthesia and normally takes between four and six hours. The transplant should be performed within 2 hours from the brain death. Patient is connected to a heart-lungs while the...

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Dr. Dhiren Shah – Heart Transplant Surgeon at CIMS Hospital Ahmedabad India

ગુજરાત ભર ની એક માત્ર સિમ્સ હોસ્પિટલ માં હાર્ટ ટ્રાન્સપ્લાન્ટ ની પુરે પુરી સફળતા બાદ, હાર્ટ ટ્રાન્સપ્લાન્ટ ટિમ દ્વારા આયોજિત હદય પ્રત્યારોપણ(હાર્ટ ટ્રાન્સપ્લાન્ટ) ના લેનાર અને દાતાઓ માટેનો સન્માન સમારંભમાં ગુજરાતના મુખ્યમંત્રી માનનીય શ્રી વિજય રુપાણી સાહેબ, સિમ્સ...

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Facts About Heart Transplant

Facts About Heart Transplant

Facts About Heart Transplant Before Heart Transplant Heart transplant is more than just having an operation. Lot of things depend on you for a heart transplant. To speed your evaluation you will need to work with the transplant team. After Heart Transplant To keep...

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did You Know? Heart can continue to beat even when separated from the body, as long as it has an adequate supply of oxygen. Because the heart has its own electrical impulse. #Heart #Body #Oxygen #Electrical #Impulse#DrDhirenShah

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Myth vs fact about organ donation.

Myth vs fact about organ donation.

Myth vs fact about organ donation. MYTH - I am too old to be a donor. FACT - No one is ever too old or too young to give the gift of life. Once consent is given, the decision to transplant organs or tissue is based on specific medical criteria, not age....

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The anatomy of the heart.

The anatomy of the heart, including all four chambers, is depicted, along with blood flow through both sides of the heart and great vessels and blood supply to the heart through the coronary arteries. If you like this video, please share with your friends and family....

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Heart transplant: Beginning to end.

Heart transplant: Beginning to end.

Heart transplant: Beginning to end. ASSESMENT : This procedure includes presence of Hospital administration. Nurse practitioner, cardiologists & Assistant physician.PRE-TRANSPLANT EVALUATION : This step includes assessment of cardiac & extra-cardiac systems of...

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Myth and fact about heart transplant.

Myth and fact about heart transplant.

Myth and fact about heart transplant MYTH : Celebrities or wealthy people get transplanted faster than other. FACT : All patients awaiting transplant are on the same national transplant waiting list, which is blind to celebrity status, income, and race or ethnicity....

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Diet tips after heart transplant.

Diet tips after heart transplant.

Diet tips after heart transplant. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables each day.    Eat whole-grain breads, cereals and other grains.  Drink low-fat or fat-free milk. Eat lean meats, such as fish or poultry. Maintain a low-salt diet. Avoid unhealthy fats, such as...

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World Thyroid Day

World Thyroid Day

World thyroid day The thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped gland at the front of the neck. It uses iodine, a mineral found in some foods and in lodged salt, to make hormones that helps your body. The thyroid hormones control your metabolism and affect your heart, skin,...

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Did you know?

Did you know?

Did you know? About 87% of those who receive heart transplants survive for more than one year, according to the United Network for Organ sharing (UNOS). Additionally, 73% live at least five years after the procedure.

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Did you know?

Did you know?

DID YOU KNOW ? Generally, as children grow or adults get fitter, the heart rate gets slower. See how it changes throughout the decades with this chart from the National Institutes of Health : Newborn (0 to 11 months): 70 to 160 bpmOne to four years: 80 to 120 bpm Five...

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Minimally Invasive Coronary Bypass Surgery

Minimally Invasive Coronary Bypass Surgery

minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery Minimal cutting & blood loss : First and foremost is the fact that no bones are cut. This has several advantages in reducing pain, retaining function and having a positive effect on breathing. Unlike traditional heart...

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ગુજરાતના પ્રથમ હાર્ટ ટ્રાન્સપ્લાન્ટ સર્જરી પછી પેશન્ટનો સીમ્સ હોસ્પિટલ, અમદાવાદ માંથી ડિસ્ચાર્જ

ગુજરાતના પ્રથમ હાર્ટ ટ્રાન્સપ્લાન્ટ સર્જરી પછી પેશન્ટનો સીમ્સ હોસ્પિટલ, અમદાવાદ માંથી ડિસ્ચાર્જ

ગુજરાતના પ્રથમ હાર્ટ ટ્રાન્સપ્લાન્ટ સર્જરી પછી પેશન્ટનો સીમ્સ હોસ્પિટલ, અમદાવાદ માંથી ડિસ્ચાર્જ સીમ્સ હોસ્પિટલ હાર્ટ ટ્રાન્સપ્લાન્ટ ટીમ જણાવતા આનંદ અનુભવે છે કે સર્જરી પછીની બે મહિનાની સારવાર બાદ હાર્ટ ટ્રાન્સપ્લાન્ટ દર્દીની સ્થિતિ હવે સ્થિર છે અને અમે દર્દીને ગઈ કાલે...

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What is heart transplant?

What is heart transplant?

WHAT IS HEART TRANSPLANT ? A heart transplant is a procedure in which a surgeon removes a diseased heart and replaces it with a donor heart. During a heart transplant, a mechanical pump circulates blood through the body while the surgeon removes the diseased heart and...

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Benefits Of Exercise After Heart Transplant

Benefits Of Exercise After Heart Transplant

Benefits Of Exercise After Heart Transplant Strengthen your new heart. Reduce damage to your new heart.  Reduce blood pressure and cholesterol. Reduce stress and chances of osteoporosis. Increase your energy levels.  Assist your body's ability to fight infection. Make...

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