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Yoga Mostly Boon but sometimes Dangerous in Heart patients
Blood Pressure Recent Update New guidelines for Hypertension (2017) Blood pressure above 130/80 mmHg if not controlled by lifestyle & Dietary modification then start medicins .previously target was 140/90. Prevention- 1- Brisk walk 4-5 KM/Day 2- Restrict Salt intake to less than 6 gm/day 3-Do regular yoga 4 -If Obese then Weight loss. Take Breakfast as king, lunch as common mam & Dinner like poor man
5 Tips for Prevention of heart disease 1 walk at least 10, 000 steps or 5 km per day 2- Eat less Sugar, junk foods, oily food & eat more finer Containing food grain like Flex seeds, Oats., Coloured Fruits. 3- Avoid Tobacco products & heavy Alcohol 4 - Yoga at least for 1/2 he a day . 5- Get Cardiac checkup’s regularly
Tips to get early detection of heart diseases 1- if you smoke or use tabacoo products then you are at high risk of developing heart problems 2- If you are Diabetic then you are at equivalent risk as if you have heart disease. 3- If you have Hypertension or you are Obese then also you are at risk 4- If you have strong family history of heart disease means your father or mother or Elder sibling suffer from heart disease at early age less than 50 years and they don’t have any of above risk factors then it’s important to go for screening for Heart disease. What to do.- If you have any doubt that you have heart problems or you have any of above mentioned risk factors go for Echo, Treadmeal test & also Fasting lipid Profile & blood sugar . If all are normal then you can go for HsCRP blood test & CT coronary angiogram for calcium score If above tests are normal then you have very rare chance of developing heart disease in coming 10 years.
STENTS A stent is a tiny tube placed into a hollow structure in your body. This structure can be an artery, a blood vessel, or something such as the tube that carries urine (ureter). The stent holds the structure open. Coronary artery stent When a stent is placed into the body, the procedure is called stenting. There are different kinds of stents. Most are made of a metal or biodegradable materials . However, stent grafts are made of fabric. They are used in larger arteries. A coronary artery stent is a small, self-expanding, metal mesh tube. It is placed inside a coronary artery after balloon angioplasty. This stent prevents the artery from re-closing. A drug-eluting stent is coated with a medicine. This medicine helps further prevent the arteries from re-closing. Like other coronary artery stents, it is left permanently in the artery. Why the Procedure is Performed Most of the time, stents are used when arteries become narrow or blocked. Stents are commonly used to treat the following conditions that result from blocked or damaged blood vessels: Coronary heart disease (CHD) (angioplasty and stent placement - heart) Peripheral artery disease (angioplasty and stent replacement - peripheral arteries- lower limbs, ) Renal artery stenosis (kidney) Abdominal aortic aneurysm (aortic aneurysm repair - endovascular) Carotid artery disease (carotid artery surgery) Other reasons to use stents include: -Keeping open a blocked or damaged ureter (percutaneous urinary procedures) -Treating aneurysms, including thoracic aortic aneurysms -Keeping bile flowing in blocked bile ducts (biliary stricture) -Helping you breathe if you have a blockage in the airways