Causes And Ways To Deal With Heart Swelling In Men?
Good morning,. R nMy name is wise, I want to ask. My father often experience shortness of breath at night and yesterday check with my father’s doctor in the diagnosis of heart enlargement,. R nPlease explain what causes and how to overcome / how to cure ?? Thank you..,
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Cardiac swelling, also known as cardiomegaly, is a sign found on radiological examinations where the size of the heart is larger than the normal size. There are many diseases that can cause the heart to become enlarged, here are some of them:
high blood pressure or uncontrolled hypertension heart valve disorders heart muscle damage due to heart attack cardiomyopathy pulmonary hypertension pericardial effusion chronic anemia thyroid hormone disorders etc. Because cardiomegaly itself is not a disease but rather a sign that arises because of certain diseases, it is necessary to find out in advance the condition of the disease cause swelling of the heart in your father. In general, heart swelling is an irreversible condition, meaning that the heart cannot return to normal size, so treatment is more aimed at preventing the swelling from getting worse and the symptoms of heart swelling do not recur. The way to prevent the heart swelling from getting worse is to overcome the disease that causes it. For example if the heart swelling is caused by hypertension, then your father must take antihypertensive medication regularly for life so that his blood pressure is controlled normally. There are several types of drugs that are also intended to reduce the symptoms that arise due to heart swelling. These medicines must also be taken according to doctor's instructions so that symptoms do not recur.
Because this condition is not a condition that can heal and must always be controlled so that it does not recur, your father must control the doctor regularly. Consult with a cardiologist so you can find out more about the disease that causes swelling of your father's heart, and control the doctor according to the schedule provided. In addition, your father also must take medication regularly. Your father must also maintain his diet and lifestyle according to the instructions of his doctor.
The following are articles that you can read about cardiomegaly
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