At the bottom of the HEART

The circulation of blood in your body is maintained by the Heart. It is the muscular organ in your body, which located in the chest. The measure of Cardiac Activity depends on the Heart rate. Heart disease is the leading killer disease worldwide. It is the term umbrella for any type of disorder that affects directly to the heart.

The blockage or narrowing of the coronary arteries, which are blood vessels to supply blood to the heart, it is the most common type of heart disease. This disease happens slowly over time, called a Coronary artery disease. And it causes heart attacks.

The rate of heart denotes the vital signs such as breathing rate, blood pressure, and body temperature. The vital sign provides the information about the state of the person’s health. Abnormality in these signs can offer the diagnostic problems.  

 

Following are some types of heart disease :

Heart Failure:

 

Heart Failure means the power of pumping is weaker than the normal. Over six million peoples are diagnosed with the Heart Failure in the America. You can find this disease in people older than age 65. Heart failure disease can occur either on the left or right side or on the both sides at the same time in the heart.

Symptoms of Heart Failure are excessive fatigue, sudden weight gain, irregular pulse, heart palpitation, abdominal swelling, leg and ankle swelling etc.

Symptoms of Heart Failure are:

  • Excessive fatigue
  • Sudden weight gain
  • Irregular pulse
  • Heart palpitation
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Leg and Ankle swelling

Dilated Cardiomyopathy:

The Dilated Cardiomyopathy disorder occurs mostly in age 20-60. Dilated Cardiomyopathy affects the hearts ventricles and atria, and the lower and upper chambers of the heart, respectively.

When the heart chambers dilate, then the heart muscle doesn’t contract normally and also cannot pump blood as normal.

Symptoms of Dilated Cardiomyopathy are:

  • Dizziness
  • Chest pain
  • Fainting
  • Sudden weight gain
  • Palpitation
  • Fatigue

Pulmonary stenosis:

This disease is a heart valve disorder that involves the pulmonary valve. If the valve cannot open wide enough then Stenosis or narrowing occurs. According to the result, less blood flows to the lungs.

Symptoms of Pulmonary Stenosis:

  • Chest pain
  • Fainting
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Bluish color on skin

Coronary artery disease

Nutrients, oxygen, and blood are supply to the heart with the Coronary arteries. In this disease, a waxy substance called plaque builds up inside the coronary arteries

Symptoms of Coronary Arteries:

  • Heaviness
  • Tightness
  • Chest pain
  • Burning
  • Pain in arm or shoulders
  • Sweating

 

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