Myocardial Ischemia

Myocardial Ischemia

It is defined as the ischemic injury of heart tissue due to the reduce blood supply. Obstruction of coronary arteries block the supply of blood to the cardiac muscles. Myocardial ischemia disturbs the normal function of the heart and increase the risk of infarction.


 Signs or symptoms include:MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA Symptoms Causes Treatment

  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Sweating
  • Fainting
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Shoulder or jaw pain
  • Chest pain
  • Breathing difficulty

It is occurred when there is reduce blood supply to the cardiac muscle due to the obstruction of vessels some causes of construction include:


Complications of myocardial ischemia include:


During childhood or infancy your doctor might assume the heart murmur during routine checkup and recommend the following test to confirm the diagnosis:

  • Chest X-ray. To see the condition of heart and lungs
  • To evaluate the pumping ability of your heart
  • To check the electrical activity of the heart
  • CT scan. This will provide the better image of the heart

Medications help to relax the coronary arteries and prevent obstruction include:

  • Beta blockers
  • Calcium channel blocker
  • Nitrate
  • Aspirin
  • Cholesterol lowering drugs
  • Ronalazine to relax the arteries
Home Remedies
  • Eat a healthy food
  • Stop smoking
  • Maintain healthy weight
  • Avoid stress
  • Exercise daily
  • Avoid high fat diet
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