A heart attack generally occurs when a blood clot blocks blood flow to the heart. A person suffering from a heart attack may feel intense chest pains. Other symptoms include pain or discomfort in the arms, neck, back, stomach, or jaw and sudden shortness of breath. Smoking and obesity are major contributing factors to heart-attacks. Treatments range from lifestyle changes, medication, and stents to bypass surgery.
A coronary artery disease or CAD occurs when there is a build-up in the arteries. In such conditions, it can interrupt the flow of blood to your heart.…
Heart disease often involves a problem with the valve, coronary arteries, or muscles all of which causes the heart to not function normally. The common heart disease among…
With over 13 years of experience as an Interventional Cardiologist in the UK, Dr. Nimit Shah talks about the various risks and benefits of angioplasty, the different kinds of angioplasty procedures, and the different kinds of drug stents available in the country for the same.