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Cardiology is the study of diseases that affect your heart and blood vessels. Cardiology is the treatment of various cardiovascular diseases which are the global leading cause of death. According to the W.H.O. (World Health Organization), more than 32% of deaths worldwide in 2019 were due to cardiovascular diseases. Knowledge regarding cardiology diseases and how to treat them and prevent them is essential in maintaining an active and healthy life.

What are the Types of Cardiology Disorders?

  • Diseases affecting the blood vessels
  • Diseases affecting the rhythm of the heart; either too slow, too fast, or an abnormal heart rhythm
  • Diseases affecting the valves of the heart
  • Problems due to blockages in the blood vessels of your heart, legs, or arms
  • Heart diseases that you may be born with (congenital)
  • Diseases affecting the muscles or lining of the heart
  • Problems occurring due to blockages of your deep veins (blood vessels that return blood to your heart from the rest of your body)
  • Infections of the heart
  • Problems that occur due to poor pumping capability of your heart

What are the Symptoms of Cardiology Disorders?

Symptoms of cardiovascular diseases vary depending on the condition. However, a few common symptoms are as follows:

  • Tightness, pain, or excessive pressure in the chest leading to discomfort in the chest
  • Breathing difficulty like shortness of breath
  • Numbness or pain, or weakness or change in temperature of the extremities affected by your narrowed blood vessels
  • Pain in your jaw, neck, throat, back or upper abdomen

What are the causes of Cardiology Disorders?

The exact cause of cardiovascular diseases is unknown. However, there are a number of risk factors that put you at higher risk:

  • High blood pressure
  • Smoking
  • High cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Inactivity
  • Overweight or obesity
  • Family history of cardiovascular diseases
  • Diet high in cholesterol, fat, and sugar
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Stress
  • Age above 50 years

When should you see a doctor for Cardiology Disorders?

If you experience any of the above-mentioned general symptoms or experience symptoms like chest pain, fainting, severe shortness of breath, numbness or pain in your arms or legs, or a searing back pain, then do not hesitate to contact your cardiologist (A doctor specialized in heart and blood vessel disorders).

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What are the Remedies / Treatment for Cardiology Disorders?

Treatment for cardiology diseases vary depending on the severity of the condition. However, the general treatment for cardiology diseases are as follows.

  • Lifestyle modifications: Initially, your doctor may advise you certain lifestyle changes like diet modifications, losing weight, quitting smoking, and including more exercise into your daily routine.
  • Medications: Your doctor may prescribe certain medications depending on the cardiology disease that you have
  • Surgeries or procedures: If lifestyle modifications and medications fail, then your doctor may prescribe certain procedures or surgeries to remedy your condition.
  • Cardiac rehabilitation: In certain cases your doctor may prescribe a supervised program of exercise to help strengthen your heart.
  • Active surveillance: In the absence of medications or procedures, you may require strict and active surveillance by your healthcare professional to prevent any complications and to record the progress of your condition.

 

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