Can the American Heart and Lung Association help someone on a limited income get oxygen my sister-in-law has copd and right side congestive heart failure and cannot afford to pay for oxygen?
IF YOUR SISTER IS A MEDICARE PATIENT, SHE CAN RECEIVE AN OXYGEN CONVERTER PRESCRIBED BY HER PULMONOLOGIST AND MEDICARE WILL COVER 80% AND IF SHE QUALIFIES FOR MEDICAID, THE REST WILL BE PAID AND SHE PAYS NOTHING. THE CONVERTER MAKES ITS OWN OXYGEN. SO NO NEED FOR OXYGEN REFILLS. THE CONVERTER WILL ALSO BE INSPECTED ONCE A YEAR AND PAID IN THE SAME WAY.
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Yes, congestive heart failure can cause lung nodules. Lung nodulesoften lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also calledCOPD.
What is the prognosis for a cat with congestive heart failure who has fluid in te abdomen and lungs?
Answer . I am sorry to say medically speaking (I am not a vet, but have done the research) that your cat has a very serious problem which will eventually lead to the demise of your pet. However, some pets are miracles in themselves when it comes to having a zest for life and love for their owner …and have shocked vets by living much longer than anticipated. Have quality of time with your pet and be in good contact with your vet to be sure of what your cat's condition is from week-to-week or at least every 10 days. ( Full Answer )
an abnormal condition that reflects impaired cardiac pumping. its causes include myocardial infarction(MI), ischemic heart disease(IHD) and cardiomyopathy. failure of the ventricles to eject blood efficiently results in volume overload, ventricular dilation and elevated intracranial pressure(ICP). i…ncreased pressure on the left side of the heart causes pulmonary congestion; increased pressure on the right side causes systemic venous congestion and peripheral edema(swelling of arms and feet). -->thoughtfulobserver ( Full Answer )
The pulmonary vein is the vessel responsible for transporting oxygen-rich blood from the lungs to the left atrium.
Cayenne pepper is a potent blood circulation stimulant. Obviously, improving blood circulation is important to a healthy heart. It is known for its ability to stop heart attacks, and regulate blood pressure. . In Chinese medicine, we are able to evaluate the Yin/Yang balance of the body, and speci…fic organ systems. Often times, very hot herbs can exacerbate Yang conditions in the body. For example, the stomach can become 'Yin Deficient', a condition that may have signs of intense hunger and thirst. This condition would be intensified with the use of cayenne, as would many, many other conditions.. There are many herbs that would safely address congestive heart failure that do not disrupt the Yin/Yang balance of the body; hawthorn, linden, and yarrow come to mind. There are also well balanced formulas that contain gentle blood movers, such as red sage, that help to improve congestive heart failure. ( Full Answer )
How do you trace the pathway of an oxygen gas molecule from an alveolus of the lung to the right atrium of the heart?
Oxygen is transfered into the blood at alveoli. Oxygen travels along the pulmonary vein into the left ventricle of the heart. It then travels along the aorta to the body tissues, gathering impure blood (CO2) along the way. Travels back to the heart via the Vena Cava and all impure blood is emptied i…nto the right atrium of the heart, before it travels back to the lungs via the pulmonary artery. ( Full Answer )
Look up Congestive Heart Failure or Heart Failure. Left sided heart failure is the most common. It will usually result in shortness of breath. Right sided heart failure usually causes swelling primarily in the legs. There is no cure. But it can be managed with medication.
monitor the patients weight daily.. give low salt diet to avoid water retention in the body
Some symptoms of congestive heart failure include shortness of breath; fatigue and weakness; swelling in one's legs, ankles, feet; irregular heartbeats, and many more.
Trace the pathway of oxygen gas molecules from an alveolus of the lung to the right atrium of the heart?
Alveolus---> alveolar/capillary walls----> pulmonary vein----> left atrium----> bicuspid (mitral) valve----> left ventricle----> aortic semilunar valve----> aorta----> systemic arteries-----> capillary beds of tissues-----> systemic veins-----> superior or inferior vena cava-----> righ…t atrium----->tricupid valve----->right ventircle. ( Full Answer )
Nausea and/or abdominal swelling in CHF may be the result from the buildup of fluid in the body and the backup of blood in the liver. There is a strong connection to nausea and the liver, even in healthy individuals. There is known digestive dysfunction with CHF. The pancreas is part of the dige…stive system. The pancreas is responsible for the amount of insulin secretion. It is also known and common for heart failure to cause hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia occurs when the pancreas secretes too much insulin and too much glucose is taken out of the bloodstream resulting in what is known as a "blood sugar drop". This drop can cause nausea. If the blood sugar is the issue in an individual with CHF, they can try eating some fruit or drinking some orange juice to reduce the nausea feeling. ( Full Answer )
Oedema with congestive heart failure typically occurs when there has been right sided heart failure. Left sided HF can, however, often also lead to right sided heart failure.. Basically, when RSHF occurs, the ventricle is not contracting with the same strength that it once used to. Overtime, this c…auses the backflow of blood from the right ventricle, artrium and into the vessels supplying this structure. This backflow causes increased pressure of blood in the vessels which are bringing blood to the heart.. So, you get what is called 'increased capillary hydrostatic pressure' which just means increased pressure within the peripheral capillaries due to increased blood backflow. This causes transudate formation - some of the plasma from the capillaries is pushed out and into the interstitial spaces (spaces within the cells).. This causes increased build up of fluid within the interstitial spaces and therefore oedema. ( Full Answer )
There are a number of treatments available for those suffering fromcongestive heart failure. They include ACE inhibitors, diuretics,beta-blockers and at times, surgery.
increase in water will increase the blood pressure. high blood pressure usually precipitate the heart failure. Congestive heart failure on the other hand usually start with left ventricular failure and finally also cause the right ventricular failure. Patient will congestive heart failure usually wi…ll be given diuretic medication to remove excess water in their blood. ( Full Answer )
Some of the symptoms of congestive heart failure are: Pulmonary edema, sacral edema or lower limb edema, breathlessness when lying flat, difficulty in breathing and increase blood pressure. for more info, click on the link provided. Note: Edema refers to fluid retention or accumulation of fluid; P…ulmonary refers to the lungs. ( Full Answer )
Unfortunately, from everything I've read it is progressive, and while medication can slow the progress and help keep it under some sort of control, it is eventually fatal.
Congestive heart failure is when both the left and the rightventricle cannot function anymore. it'll lead to the low cardiacoutput and reduce in venous return. People with this problemclassically will present as having lower limb/ sacral edema andalso pleural effusion (fluid in lung). You can imagin…e the heart asa box which is so packed with sand that you can neither fill it inwith sand anymore nor remove any sand from the box. Symptoms of congestive heart failure also consist of shortness ofbreath with simple tasks, coughing or inability to breathe whenlying flat, chest discomfort and the feeling like you have a chestcold although you do not otherwise feel sick. There are otherwarning signs that vary from patient to patient. ( Full Answer )
The vast majority of heart disease cases in dogs are considered "acquired" heart disease. They can also be caused by injury or infection. Here are some details about heart disease in dogs, http://dogtime.com/heart-disease.html. The vast majority of heart disease cases in dogs are considered …"acquired" heart disease. They can also be caused by injury or infection. Here are some details about heart disease in dogs, http://dogtime.com/heart-disease.html ( Full Answer )
1: the lungs do not carry oxygen, that's why we have blood vessels. 2: the blood vessels from the lungs always bring oxygen to the heart, and to no where else in the body.
Heart failure is a condition where the heart grows a lot larger due to it requiring a greater pumping force. This can be either due to increased blood volume or more likely, due to increased systemic resistance. A common cause of this is systemic atherosclerosis or aortic stenosis. The problem is, t…he large heart cannot be sustained for long and eventually the wall just thins out and becomes weak. So your heart can't pump out as much blood as before, giving you symptoms such as breathlessness, palpitations, fluid swelling, raised JVP etc. ( Full Answer )
No, the doctor will not give him Gatorade for preparing for a colonoscopy. At the visit before the colonoscopy, he will be given very specific directions as to what to eat and drink the days and night before. If he follows those, he should be fine after the procedure. Usually clear liquids are recom…mended, and Gatorade has coloring. ( Full Answer )
patient with Right sided heart failure usually presenting as having edema in the lower limb or if severe, they can have sacral edema. they also may present as having systemic or portal venous congestion, enlarged liver and spleen and also ascites.
CHF results from the death of a section of heart tissue. There is no way to heal this damage. A heart transplant is the only definitive treatment option.
Right-sided congestive heart failure can result in; peripheral oedema (fluid accumulation in distal areas, such as legs), ascites (fluid accumulation in the abdomen), hepatomegaly (enlargement of the liver), weakness/fatigue , irregular/rapid heart beat and/or loss of appetite.
Oxygenated blood (returning from the lungs) returns to the LEFT side of the heart, into the left atrium, down into the left ventricle and out into the aorta to perfuse the tissues of the body.
What is the blood vessel that carries oxygen-poor blood from the right ventricles of the heart to the lungs?
The pulmonary arteries carry oxygen-poor blood from the right sideof the heart to the lungs. They are the only arteries that carrydeoxygenated blood (other than the umbilical arteries in the fetus)
You listen to both bases for signs of basal pulmonary oedema with the patient sitting up, presenting as crackles or rales.
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a condition where the pumping ability of the heart is diminished. Early stages of CHF are mild, as the disease is slow to progress, in the first stage mild symptoms may be present such as weakness or tiredness. In stage 2 individuals will experience excessive tired…ness after performing routine daily activities. Stage 3 is typified by extreme fatigue and heart palpitations. Stage 4 is the final stage, and during this stage the heart is weakened to the point that rest will not provide relief for the patient. ( Full Answer )
The left atrium of the receives oxygenated blood from the lungs through the pulmonary veins.
How do you trace the pathway of an oxygen gas molecule from alveolus of the lung to the right atrium of the heart?
From the alveouls air follows this path: Alveolar epithelium (Pneumocytes type I cells) Alveolar basal lamina Pulmonary capillaries basal lamina Capillary epithelium (Endothelium) Pulmonary veins Left atrium Bicuspid valve Left ventricle Aortic semilunar valve Aorta Body (depends on where oxygen go…es) IVC, SVC, coronary sinus, anterior cardiac veins Right atrium ( Full Answer )
Congestive heart failure is a condition in which the heart'sfunction as a pump is weakened. It is an example of what can happenwhen things like longstanding alcohol abuse, high blood pressureand coronary artery disease are allowed to go untreated.
Congestive heart failure involving the right side of the heart would be evident in the body as edematous feet.
When you breathe in, Oxygen is transported from alveoli in the lungs into the bloodstream. The heart then pumps that oxygenated blood around your body to the cells that need it. When the blood cells have given whatever oxygen they were carrying to a cell, they are pumped back to the lungs via the he…art, and the cycle repeats. ( Full Answer )
Trace the pathway of oxygen gas molecules from an alveolus of the lung to the right ventricle of the heart?
Alveolus---> alveolar/capillary walls----> pulmonary vein----> left atrium----> bicuspid (mitral) valve----> left ventricle----> aortic semilunar valve----> aorta----> systemic arteries-----> capillary beds of tissues-----> systemic veins-----> superior or inferior vena cava-----> righ…t atrium----->Tricuspid Valve-----> Right Ventricle. . Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Trace_the_pathway_of_oxygen_gas_molecules_from_an_alveolus_of_the_lung_to_the_right_atrium_of_the_heart#ixzz1oaZOnM9E ( Full Answer )
'Acute' means sudden onset or short course, as opposed to 'chronic' which means long duration or frequent recurrence.
its congestive heart failure and its a condition of the heart where its function is decreased to the point that fluid starts to build in the lungs because the heart can't work as hard as it needs to to move the blood. the "fluid" is the vapor we normally breathe out with expiration.
What is the blood vessel carries oxygen poor blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs?
Pulmonary trunk carries oxygen poor blood to the lungs from right ventricles. Here systolic blood pressure is only 30 mm of mercury as against 120 mm of mercury in Aorta.
The right side. After the blood has been oxygenized from the lungs, it passes through to the aortic valve to go to other parts of the body.
I want to say the pulmonary veins...but it has been a while since I've looked at the path of blood through the heart.
A condition in which the heart muscle cannot pump blood as efficiently as it should
Lungs are the oxygen supplier, the heart is the blood pumper. Can you guess the rest?
The indications are: slow or fast blood pressure and hard breathing also maybe sore heads
No, the right side of the heart pumps oxygen-poor blood. It receives deoxygenated blood from the body into the right atrium, which pumps it to the right ventricle, which sends it to the lungs to pick up oxygen.
Congestive heart failure is corrected via the use of CHF drugs and maintaining proper body fluid balance.
They do NOT mean that the heart stops, or that the persons suffering from them are near death. Often, these are conditions that can be treated. They mean, essentially, that the heart is for some reason weaker than it should be, and weak enough so that there is some fluid backup. The right heart take…s systemic blood, blood from the body, and delivers it to the lungs so it can release carbon dioxide and pick up oxygen. If the right heart is failing, there may be edema, or swelling, in the arms or legs. The left heart brings blood that is freshly oxygenated by the lungs and delivers it to the body. If the left heart is weak, there may be congestion in the lungs from the fluid backup. ( Full Answer )
There are three early signs of congestive cardiac failure. 1) Raised jugular venous pressure 2) Liver enlargement. 3) Edema feet.
Congestive heart failure itself does not exactly run in families. However, many of the diseases that cause congestive heart failure are often hereditary.
Is the blood entering the right side of the heart low in oxygen because it has just returned to the heart after nourishing the body with needed oxygen?
Correct. Blood returning to the right side of the heart has already left the body and returned to the heart to be pumped to the lungs. There it will let go of carbon dioxide and pick up oxygen.
The moat common cause for right sided heart failure is left sided heart failure. You have raised jugular venous pressure, enlarged liver and edema feet seen in right heart failure.
The left side of the heart receives blood from the lungs which is rich in oxygen. The heart then pumps throughout the body.