The Relationship Between Narrowing Of Blood Vessels And Sudden Shortness Of Breath?
Good afternoon u003cbr u003eI want to ask, my father when suddenly felt his chest feel tight and this happened repeatedly. Does it have something to do with narrowing of the blood vessels in the heart, huh? or because there are certain factors? and how to solve it?
The feeling of tightness in the chest area that continues to occur should get serious attention. From the condition that your father experienced, the feeling of shortness of breath is related to a history of narrowing of the blood vessels of the heart.
Narrowing of the heart arteries can lead to coronary heart disease. Narrowing of the heart arteries or blockage of the heart arteries often occurs in people who have risk factors such as smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, obesity, and a family history of heart disease. Coronary heart disease can cause symptoms such as chest pain such as being hit by a heavy object, pain usually felt in the left chest radiating to the left arm to the jaw area, palpitations, weakness, shortness of breath, cold sweat. So if indeed your father often feels short of breath, then this should be suspected of having heart disease.
Therefore, if your father has previously been diagnosed with a narrowing of the heart arteries, then it is better for your father to go straight to a heart specialist. To deal with narrowing of the heart arteries depending on the severity of your father's disease. If it is severe and life threatening, then cardiac catheterization is usually necessary.
Several other causes that may cause tightness in your father:
GERD / acid reflux disease
avoid consuming foods that contain lots of fat, reduce salt consumption. don't smoke and don't consume alcohol. do not eat foods that are too spicy.
here's an article you can read about heart disease
may be useful. thank you