Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle in which it becomes inflamed and works poorly. If this is caused by a virus it is called viral cardiomyopathy. There are three major forms of the disease: dilated, hypertrophic and restrictive.
Dilated cardiomyopathy is the most common form. The heart cavity becomes enlarged and stretched, which is known as cardiac dilation. The heart is weak and doesn't pump normally, and most patients will develop congestive heart failure. Abnormal heart rhythms, which are known as arrhythmias, and disturbances in the heart's electrical conduction are also possible. Blood clots form easily in this situation, since blood flows more slowly through an enlarged (dilated) heart. A blood clot that forms in an artery or the heart is called a thrombus. A clot that breaks free, circulates in the bloodstream and blocks a small blood vessel is called an embolus. This can be a cause of stroke and/or cut off blood to organs or the legs and arms.
In hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the muscle mass of the left ventricle enlarges, which can alo be called hypertrophy. The symptoms of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy may include dizziness, fainting, shortness of breath with exertion, and angina pectoris. Angina is a form of chest pain/discomfort which results from a low supply of blood to the heart muscle. Some people may experience cardiac arrhythmias. These are abnormal heart rhythms that in some cases lead to sudden death. The obstruction to blood flow from the left ventricle increases the ventricle's work, and a heart murmur may be heard.
Restrictive cardiomyopathy is the least common form of the disease in the United States. The heart muscle of the ventricles, known as myocardium, becomes so rigid that it is more difficult for the ventricles to fill with blood in between heartbeats. A person experiencing restrictive cardiomyopathy will often complain about being tired, may have swollen hands and feet, and may find it difficult to breathe when exerting energy. This type of cardiomyopathy is usually due to another disease process.
No matter what form this disease can be very dangerous and it is important to be seeing a cardiologist and following his advice exactly as well as keeping track of how you feel each day and noting anything unusual (jot down symptom, time and what you were doing). This helps you give your doctor a clearer picture of how this disease is affecting you. There are different treatments available and how you are treated depends on the type and cause of the cardiomyopathy as well as your health and lifestyle.
Yes. People have died from asthma. Do what you can do to avoid it.
The problems that researchers focus on are health problems that affect a larger portion of the population. The ones that seem to be concerned about are the ones that are focused on nutrition and infection prevention.
Everything affects your health in one way or another. The ones that most people are concerned about are the ones that have influences on their health that they can detect, for good or bad. The things that affect us the most seems to be from the same sourcem and that is what we consume. If we eat healthy, we tend to stay healthy, if we eat junk our bodies tend to turn to junk (get sick or sickly).
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There can be many things that affect us. Financial factors can affect our health as we are unable to endure some experiences as our financial cirmcustances unables us to such. Individuals from poorer backgrounds cannot have the same lifestyle as ones whom upbringing is from an higher archy family. There can be many things that affect us. Financial factors can affect our health as we are unable to endure some experiences as our financial cirmcustances unables us to such. Individuals from poorer backgrounds cannot have the same lifestyle as ones whom upbringing is from an higher archy family.
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If you were to go jump off of a cliff, your health could suddenly end.
The word holistic comes from 'whole'. Therefore a holistic concept of health considers the whole person, rather than just the separate aspects of health. It recognises that each one of the aspects of health has an impact on the other ones. For example if a person is emotionally upset, their mental and physical health can also be affected. So could their social and spiritual health. Another example could be that if a person is not physically fit, because they have injuries, it would affect them emotionally as they are bound to be upset, and this could affect their mental health, which could then affect their social health, as they will not have the ability to make and maintain relationships. It is very difficult to separate the aspects of health as they are interrelated and interdependent.
Yes. There are many variables that affect your heart rate. The most common ones are your cardiovascular health and genes.
Saturated fats are the greatest risk to health because they are the ones that tend to clog the arteries. The saturated ones are generally the ones that are solid at room temperature. The unsaturated ones are the more healthy ones and are liquid at room temperature.
depends on the std, some can cause infertility, others serious infections if not treated, any specific ones?Most of the health risks of a STD is infertility.
The job of the cilia is to move around mucas and other stuff. so without the cilia your mucas would be blocked.
why is it imfortant to know ones health status
The water can contain worms, fish, and lead poisoning. Even worse is that rain water stays there, and we don't know where that water was before.
Smoking can be detrimental to ones health, it can also cause your lungs to deteriorate. Thanks for listening
Health practices in Thailand include coin rubbing and herbal medications. They also believe in spirits that have to do with ones health.
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because we are the ones that can improve it
Yes. Many forces can affect atoms, and gravity is one of the weak ones.