Pain in the heart - always consult a doctor - After meals
July 29th, 2013
- Pain in the heart - always consult a doctor
- On the left side of the chest
- Myocardial infarction
- When pregnancy
- When breathing
Heart pain postprandial
Have you eaten (probably very abundant) and feel a burning sensation in the heart. Or in the stomach? How to distinguish the pain in my heart from the pain in the stomach and when to seek medical attention?
Burning pain after eating the easiest way to explain the heartburn - and often rightly so. Those to me at least, it can be much more alarming symptom. There is a common, but it is a misconception that the pain in my heart certainly is localized on the left. In fact, the heart is not with the left edge of the chest, and almost in the middle (though still more to the left than to the right) and the pain can be felt on both the left and in the center of the chest.
Heartburn usually occurs after a meal, and if you lie down or bend over. It may be brief or last several hours. When heartburn can occur in the mouth sour taste, especially when you lie - this is due to the fact that the gastric juice in small amounts goes up the esophagus. If heartburn occurs frequently, it can indicate a variety of disorders of the digestive system; however, it can speak, and that you regularly overeat.
Pain in the heart
Heart pain differ postprandial heartburn usually intensity. If you ever hurt the heart, you are unlikely to confuse the pain of heartburn. Heart pain is often given in the left hand, sometimes the back starts to hurt. It may be accompanied by blurred vision and consciousness, fainting, the emergence of the Cold sweat on the skin. The probability of occurrence of a pain in the heart is relatively small. More often, this symptom occurs after heavy physical exertion or severe stress
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. However, since the development of heart disease
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often it caused by excessive consumption of greasy food after a very heavy meal the risk of pain in the heart increases.
If the patient has already been diagnosed with any disease of the heart, such as angina
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, With the appearance of pain in his heart, he can take nitroglycerin, without consulting a doctor. In most cases, the drug quickly relieves pain. If the pain in the heart, after complaining about the food a person who never had heart problems or someone who previously had a myocardial infarction
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You need to seek emergency medical care.
A person who regularly experiencing heart pain after eating, you need to maintain a healthy lifestyle, in particular, to eliminate from their diet of unhealthy fats, there are as many fruits and vegetables, exercise (the load must be moderate) and regular sleep.
Losartan - lowers blood pressure
July 9, 2009
- Losartan - lowers blood pressure
- Indications for use
Losartan belongs to the drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers. For drugs in this group also includes, irbesartan, valsartan and candesartan. Angiotensin - a powerful chemical compound that binds to the angiotensin receptor found in many tissues, but most of them in the smooth muscle cells of blood vessels. Attached to its receptors, angiotensin causes constriction of blood vessels, leading to increased blood pressure. Losartan blocks the angiotensin receptor, promotes vasodilation and lowering blood pressure.
Losartan is prescribed for hypertension
Hypertension - Control your blood pressure
Chronic heart failure, diabetic - preventing renal diseases and several other disorders.
Important information about the drug
Losartan should not be taken during pregnancy because it can harm the baby. If you become pregnant while taking losartan, stop taking the drug and consult your doctor.
Other contraindications to receiving losartan are lactating and hypersensitivity to its components.
While receiving losartan should abandon the use of alcohol.
The usual dose of losartan for adults - 50 mg per day. The maximum dose - 100 mg. The daily dose can be divided if necessary into two portions and taken twice per day. Losartan can be taken with food or between meals.
Children older than 6 years, the dose of losartan is usually given at the rate of 0.7 mg per kilogram of body weight; total dose should not exceed 50 mg per day.
Fluconazole (Diflucan) reduces the formation of the active metabolite of losartan. The use of preparations containing some diuretics and potassium simultaneously with losartan may result in a dangerous increase in blood potassium levels. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen, diclofenac
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, Indomethacin, meloxicam, piroxicam, aspirin, and naproxen, reduce the antihypertensive effect of losartan.
Serious side effects of losartan, the appearance of which you need to seek medical attention are:
- Pain and burning sensation when urinating;
- Pallor, shortness of breath, rapid pulse, impaired concentration;
- Chest pain;
- Uneven and / or weak pulse, muscle weakness.
Less serious side effects:
- Stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat, fever;
- Dry cough;
- Muscle cramps;
- Pain in the legs or back;
- Stomach pain, diarrhea;
- Headache, dizziness,
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- Extreme fatigue;
- Sleep disorders
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