What is the best test to check for heart problems?
Heart problems are of different types affecting different parts such as blood vessels, valves, musculature and functional activity. Tests are done according to the cause & type of heart problem and few of them are ECG, 2DECHO, TMT, CT coronary angiogram.
High amounts of salt, sugar, saturated fat, and refined carbs raise your risk for a heart attack or stroke.
Most healthy people can eat up to seven eggs a week without increasing their risk of heart disease. Some studies have shown that this level of egg consumption may even help prevent certain types of stroke.
Strawberry, Blueberry, Raspberry and blackberry have antioxidants which can protect against the oxidative stress and inflammation that contribute to development of heart disease. Grapes reduce platelet aggregation and have been associated with lower rates of cardiovascular disease.
An ECG Can Recognize the Signs of Blocked Arteries. But for further accurecy a CT coronary angiogram can reveal plaque buildup and identify blockages in the arteries, which can lead to a heart attack.
Heart attack feels like pressure on chest cannot be relieved by antacids,associated with breathlessness. One can not entirely differentiate chest pain due to gas from chest pain due to heart attack based on symptoms only. You may need to visit a hospital and get evaluated by a health-care provider.