How To Deal With Decreased Heart Function And Heart Thickening?
Good afternoon, my father (64 years old) is having trouble sleeping lately … his breathing is often gasping (ngos2an). Previously, I had been told by doctors that the remaining heart function was 20%, and there was thickening of the heart. What should be done to overcome this problem? Oh yes, my father is in Ambon, and I live in Jakarta. thank you for the doctor’s explanation
Hi Feby, thank you for asking with HealthReplies.com.
Thickening of the heart can be caused by several things, namely:
- kidney disorders
- heart valve disease
- disorders of the heart arteries
- and others..
Here are things you can do at home to help cope
shortness of breath in patients, namely:
- rest the patient when shortness of breath, make the atmosphere as comfortable as possible for the patient
- loosen clothing, avoid using tight clothing
- assist patients in taking medication when congested
- Avoid over-activity
- Take the patient immediately to the nearest emergency room
Here are things you can do at home: avoid the consumption of cigarettes or alcoholic beverages, avoid heavy activities, adequate rest, avoid using tight clothing, increase consumption of vegetables and fruit, and do a healthy lifestyle.
If your complaint does not improve, then you should do a doctor's examination. The doctor will conduct a short interview, physical examination and additional examination (supporting examination) if needed. Later doctors will provide appropriate therapy to help deal with the complaints that you feel.
If you experience complaints of difficulty falling asleep due to shortness, shortness of breath, prolonged coughing, shortness when doing light activities, then contact your doctor immediately.
The following article you can read more:
https://www.HealthReplies.com/first-first- help- breath- this- important- known- anyone
https://www.HealthReplies.com/solution-the exact way-cope- overcrowing- breathing-without-remedies
Thank you, hope this is useful ..