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Coronary Heart Disease: Symptoms and Treatment

CDH or Coronary Heart Disease is one of the major causes of death worldwide which is also termed as Ischaemic Heart Disease. Coronary heart issues occur when the blood supply into the heart is interrupted or blocked due to fatty buildup inside the coronary section of arteries. With time, the arterial wall gets furred up due to fatty deposits which are a process termed as atherosclerosis and these deposits are named atheroma.

Many lifestyle factors determine the occurrence of atherosclerosis which includes:

  • Smoking
  • High Blood Pressure.
  • High Cholesterol.

To determine the factors that can induce the occurrence of CDH, one can get in touch with cardiac surgery hospital and consult the surgeon.

Symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease

  • Chest Pain or Angina.
  • Heart Failure.
  • Heart Attacks.
  • Breathlessness
  • Heart Palpitations.
  • Tightness or heaviness in chest.
  • Sudden Sweating.
  • Radiating Pain.
  • Nausea.


If you want to know and understand all the treatment options available for CDH, you need to consult with the heart surgeon. CDH treatment includes lifestyle changes, right kind of medicine along with surgery in complicated cases.

  • Quit Smoking.
  • Regular Exercise.
  • A healthy diet with ample nutrition.
  • Good sleep.

CDH treatment at the Primus Hospital also includes the patient shows medicinal treatments that are prescribed as per the symptoms. Your doctor could also advise the use of antiplatelet that are essentially used to reduce the density and thickness of your blood. This prevents the onset of clotting inside the arteries.

Common medicines termed as antiplatelet include:

  • Clopidogrel
  • Low-dose aspirin.
  • Prasugrel
  • Ticagrelor

Your doctor might also prescribe you medicines to bring down your cholesterol level by use of medicines named Statins which includes names such as:

  • Simvastatin
  • Atorvastatin
  • Rosuvastatin
  • Pravastatin

The statins generally work by halting the formation of harmful cholesterol while increasing the LDL or Low-Density Lipoprotein which are the receptors present in our liver. Your doctor can also suggest surgical methods for cases that cannot be handled with medicines. Surgical procedures adopted for CDH treatment include coronary angioplasty, Coronary Artery Bypass Graft, and Heart Transplant. Primus hospital provides best in class treatment for CDH patients with experienced doctors and surgeons with expertise in the field of handling CDH cases. Primus Hospital specializes in critical care required for CDH patients with the specialty in high-risk cases of CABG, pediatric or congenital heart issues, Vascular and thoracic surgery, cardiac tumor, ROSS procedure, etc. You can get in touch with Dr. Harpreet Singh who flaunts over 20 years of experience in Department of Cardiology & Cardiac Sciences.

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