Another world heart day, another day to think about the most important organ in out body. Our heart beat is everything and its health is very important for the well being of a person.
Heart ailment and heart attack is like a villain especially in states like kerala. Heart ailments and heart attack rate in kerala is very high. This high rate of heart ailments is because of the bad lifestyle of the people.
Earlier it was regarded that men are more vulnerable to heart attacks and heart ailments.
But recent studies have revealed that women become vulnerable to heart attacks and ailments who are more than 45 years of age and especially after menopause.
If the Stress Test or the Treadmill test result is positive then the chances are great that the person is having critical heart ailment. Once the Treadmill test results is positive then angiogram has to be initiated.
Proper awareness about the heart ailment has to be provided for the patient. Usually the doctors are not disclosing those essential details to the patient
As a doctor, one can reduce the anxiety and stress of the patient if proper explanation is given about the heart disease. Every people are different and it is doctors those who have to take the initiative to make then concern about the heart ailment.
About 80% of people who are having heart ailments does undergo surgery and the ailment can be cured by medicine itself. If the test prescribed by the cardiac surgeon reveals that a person has got about 80% to 90% block in heart then the person will have to undergo surgery.
In early nineties bye pass surgery was a matter of panic and people doesn’t know much about the details of the surgery. During that time bye pass surgery has not very much penetrated to society and only 2 or 3 hospitals were offering bye pass surgery in kerala.
Now a days the situation has changed and more than 45 hospitals in kerala is offering bye-pass surgery.
Live with a healthy heart full of love.