Things that you and your health care professional can do for heart disease can be all over the map, from CPR, to high-tech surgeries, to caregiving. Chances are that you, or someone you love, may need different types.
Eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, and foods with a lot of fiber
Avoid foods high in sugar
Gain or Maintain a healthy weight
Maintain low cholesterol and Blood pressure
Surgery may also be the solution with
Stenting wich is a small mesh tube that holds open passages in the body. Stents are often used to treat narrowed coronary arteries that supply the heart with oxygen-rich blood. The stent holds open the narrowed arteries to allow adequate blood to flow to the heart.
Bypass surgery (also called coronary artery bypass grafting or CABG)
Implanting a device such as
Implantable a cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)
Left ventricular assist device (LVAD)
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI, or angioplasty)
Coronary artery bypass