Heart Information Center
Both left ventricular hypertrophy and cardiomyopathy are different diseases. Read on to know more.
If the underlying cause of left ventricular hypertrophy is managed properly then the prognosis is good. Read on to know more.
Chest pain, breathing difficulty are some of the effects of right ventricular hypertrophy. Read on to know more.
Alcoholic cardiomyopathy is a pathological cardiac condition caused due to excessive abuse of alcohol. Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy damages the heart in more than one way in that the heart is not able to pump blood to various parts of the body efficiently. Know the causes, symptoms and treatment of Alcoholic cardiomyopathy.
Familial Amyloid Cardiomyopathy, which is also known by the name of Hereditary Amyloid Cardiomyopathy, is a pathological condition in which amyloid deposits result in cardiac conditions. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of Familial Amyloid Cardiomyopathy.
Ventricular Fibrillation is a serious condition and a medical emergency, as it causes the blood pressure to rapidly fall and virtually cuts off all blood supply to the important organs of the body. Ventricular Fibrillation may cause an individual to collapse suddenly and is the most common cause of a sudden cardiac death. Know the cause, symptoms, treatment, risk factors of Ventricular Fibrillation.
Pericarditis is a pathological condition in which there is inflammation of the pericardium, which covers the heart about its perimeter. Majority of cases of Pericarditis resolve on their own without any need for any specific treatment. In cases where Pericarditis becomes chronic, then medications, and in rare cases surgery, may be required to treat the condition.
In Congestive Heart Failure, the ventricles are not able to pump enough blood to different parts of the body resulting in the blood backing up in the lungs, liver and various other parts of the body. Know the types, causes, symptoms, treatment, prognosis and diagnosis of congestive heart failure.
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a term used to describe irregular heartbeat or the irregular rhythm of your heart. There are many causes of Non-valvular atrial fibrillation and there are many risk factors as well that heighten your chances of getting this condition. Treatment for non-valvular atrial fibrillation also varies according to the severity of your symptoms and whether you already have heart disease or not. The prognosis or the outlook for nonvalvular AFib can be managed by a change in lifestyle and by getting treated on time.
Double outlet right ventricle (DORV) is a rare congenital heart disorder in which both the great arteries exit from the right ventricle (RV). Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment of double outlet right ventricle (DORV). Here’s a comprehensive read to help you understand this disease better.
Although, cardiovascular disease is becoming the world’s most common disease; however, the power to keep an individual away from it lies in one’s own hands. Learning about the causes and risk factors for heart disease can help one avoid cardiovascular problems.
There is no proven way for best sleeping position for pericarditis. In general for people with heart problems doctors may suggest sleeping on the right side but some may suggest otherwise.