Solutions To Overcome Heart Valve Disease Complications Of Hypertension?
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Heart valve disease is a disease that arises from an abnormality in one or more of the four heart valves. Abnormalities that occur can be in the form of abnormalities opening or closing. Heart valve disease can be caused by various things such as birth defects, infection, rheumatism, aging process, high blood pressure, heart damage due to heart attack, autoimmune disease, heart muscle disorders, etc. Abnormalities in the heart valve will make the heart work less optimally and over time it will make the heart exhausted and cause symptoms such as shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pain, coughing, swelling of the legs, etc.
For the treatment of heart valve disease can be done through drugs and surgery. The drugs used are generally used to reduce swelling and tightness and maximize the work of the heart. Operative action is usually performed depending on the severity of the valve abnormalities experienced, the accompanying medical conditions, and the patient's age. Regarding exercise in patients with heart valve disorders is still controversial. The existing recommendations from the American Heart Association (AHA) lack data to support the effectiveness and safety of exercise in heart valve sufferers.
We recommend that you consult a cardiologist directly. The doctor will perform several examinations that are deemed necessary, such as a physical examination, chest X-ray examination, EKG examination, echocardiography examination, etc. to evaluate your father's condition. After doing a direct examination, then the right choice of therapy can be determined, including whether surgery is necessary.
Some of the things we can suggest include:
- limit excessive physical activity
- limiting excessive fluid intake
- avoid stress
- routinely control related conditions and consume drugs given by doctors
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