EDUCATIONAL BLOGS – Epic Heart And Vascular
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Why Does One Need An Echo Stress Test?
Many systems in your body keep it going, one of which is the cardiovascular system. If any structure of this whole framework goes dysfunctional, then the entire framework collapses. Your heart is one of the fundamental parts that must be in order at all times. And for that, checking on it is necessary. An echo […]
All You Need to Know About Diastolic Heart Failure
Diastolic heart failure is a condition where the heart has to work harder than its capacity to maintain normal blood pressure. This condition is also known as “heart failure.” The left ventricle enlarges and is unable to transmit blood at its natural rate; therefore, there is not sufficient blood to meet the body’s needs Diastolic […]
Why Does Your Chest Pain While Swallowing? 5 Reasons Explained
Swallowing is a natural phenomenon that takes over after chewing the food to get it inside the mouth. Anatomically the tongue, throat, pharynx and larynx, along with all the oral cavity muscles, take part in this. The mush of food straight goes from the mouth to the esophagus. Sometimes, you may feel pain in the […]
Constipation and Chest Pain – The Link
What is constipation? As per the dictionary, constipation is irregular bowel movements that happen less than thrice a week. Chest pain along with constipation is nothing new; it may be due to gas or something worse, your heart. Read along to find out whether constipation can cause chest pain related to the heart or not. […]
What is a pericardial window procedure?
In the pericardial window procedure, the doctors surgically remove a tiny piece of the sac – pericardium of your heart that lets them drain extra fluid from it. The pericardium is a fibrous sac that envelops the heart. It is a two-layered pouch with a small volume of fluid in them. The function of this […]
Understanding Normal vs Abnormal Echocardiogram Results
The knowledge about echocardiograms is a valuable skill that medical professionals possess. You may or may not have them at your disposal when needed. If you are a cardiac patient, then this blog will come in handy for you. We have detailed certain basics regarding what an echocardiogram is, normal vs abnormal results etc. An […]
Everything You Need to Know About Cardiac Stress Tests
Are you feeling a little anxious about your upcoming cardiac stress test? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered! Let’s go over what happens during a cardiac stress test so that you can be better prepared. We’ll cover what it is, how long it takes, and what happens before, during, and after the test. What is […]
Anxiety And Weight Loss: How Are They Connected?
Sad but true, stress is a widespread problem among adults and children. For many, it can even impact their body weight. Anxiety can cause weight gain or weight loss and can be different for every person and every situation. Some people may skip meals due to stress or opt for unhealthy foods. And for others, […]
Recovering After Pacemaker Surgery: What To Do And What Not
A pacemaker helps your heart maintain a consistent beat. During a pacemaker insertion, your doctor will make an incision in the skin to place the pacemaker. Recovering from pacemaker surgery includes several restrictions that are necessary to follow to ensure proper healing. What are the restrictions after pacemaker surgery? During the insertion of the pacemaker, […]
All About Burning Sensation in Lungs
Did it ever occur that you’re sitting reading your book, and suddenly, you feel a sharp pain in your chest? A burning sensation that makes you feel your lungs are on a stove? Ever happened? No matter how scary it seems at first, a burning sensation in the lungs is usually not dangerous. However, you […]