Dr. Suman Karmakar

MBBS ( Gold Medalist), Calcutta Medical College ( CMC), MD Internal Medicine, AIIMS, DM Cardiology, AIIMS

Structural Heart Disease

Refers to heart disease that is acquired through wear and tear, or heart disease that people are born with. An example of structural heart disease acquired through wear and tear would be a tight or leaky heart valve.


 What test are done to detect heart disease?


Tests include: Electrocardiogram (ECG). This first test done to diagnose a heart attack records the electrical activity of your heart via electrodes attached to your skin.

 

What are the silent signs of a heart attack?

 

Common heart attack signs and symptoms include :

What are the signs of an impending heart attack?

 

Never Ignore These 8 Heart Symptoms

Can you have a heart attack without knowing it?

 

Because it doesn't produce symptoms, a silent heart attack is diagnosed only retrospectively, when evidence of a myocardial infarction (heart attack) is found on an electrocardiogram in a person without a clinical history of having had a heart attack.

Can you have a heart attack without knowing it ?

 

Because it doesn't produce symptoms, a silent heart attack is diagnosed only retrospectively, when evidence of a myocardial infarction (heart attack) is found on an electrocardiogram in a person without a clinical history of having had a heart attack.

 

What does a mini heart attack feel like?

 

It can feel like an uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, or pain. Discomfort in other upper-body areas, such as one or both arms, the back, the neck, the jaw, or the stomach. Shortness of breath before or during chest discomfort. Breaking out in a cold sweat, or feeling nauseated or lightheaded.

Can anxiety cause a heart attack ?

 

The physical symptoms of anxiety can be especially damaging among individuals with existing cardiac diseaseAnxiety may have an association with the following heart disorders and cardiac risk factors: ... Increased blood pressure - If chronic,can lead to coronary disease, weakening of the heart muscle, and heart failure.