54 Treatments for Hypertensive Heart Disease

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Overview

Hypertensive heart disease refers to heart conditions caused by high blood pressure. It's not a single disease, but rather, a number of different heart disorders all caused by the same thing: the heart working under increased pressure. Hyp[read article]

Tests for Hypertensive Heart Disease

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An electrocardiogram (also known as an ECG or EKG) is a simple, painless test that measures your heart's electrical activity. Every heartbeat is triggered by a...  More
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An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves to produce live images of your heart, allowing your doctor to monitor how your heart and its valves are functionin...  More
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A coronary angiography is a test to find out if you have a blockage in a coronary artery. Your doctor will be concerned that you are at risk of a heart attack if yo...  More
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Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it ca...  More
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A computed tomography (CT) scan of your chest is a fast and noninvasive imaging test that takes multiple cross-section images of your heart, lungs, and chest wall. ...  More
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A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes wa...  More
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An arteriogram is a procedure that produces an image of your arteries. Your doctor will use dye (called contrast material) and X-rays to observe the flow of blood t...  More
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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Lipid Panel
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Medical Procedures for Hypertensive Heart Disease

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Treatment of Underlying Disorders
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Prescribed Medications for Hypertensive Heart Disease

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LOSARTAN (loe SAR tan) is used to treat high blood pressure and to reduce the risk of stroke in certain patients. This drug also slows the progression of kidney dis...  More
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ENALAPRIL (e NAL a pril) is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure.  More
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CAPTOPRIL (KAP toe pril) is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is used to treat heart damage after a heart a...  More
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LISINOPRIL (lyse IN oh pril) is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is also used to protect the heart immedia...  More
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SPIRONOLACTONE (speer on oh LAK tone) is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high blood...  More
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RAMIPRIL (ra MI pril) is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to prevent a heart attack, stroke, or other vascular event in people who are at high risk. It is al...  More
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AMLODIPINE (am LOE di peen) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, wh...  More
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VALSARTAN (val SAR tan) is used to treat high blood pressure. This drug is also used to treat patients with heart failure and patients who have had a heart attack.  More
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CANDESARTAN (kan des AR tan) is used to treat high blood pressure in children and adults. This drug is also used to treat adults with heart failure.  More
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HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE (hye droe klor oh THYE a zide) is a diuretic. It increases the amount of urine passed, which causes the body to lose salt and water. This medici...  More
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DILTIAZEM (dil TYE a zem) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, whic...  More
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HYDRALAZINE (hye DRAL a zeen) is a type of vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to tre...  More
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TRANDOLAPRIL (tran DOLE a pril) is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also used to treat patients who have heart failure fo...  More
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QUINAPRIL (KWIN a pril) is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure.  More
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FOSINOPRIL (foe SIN oh pril) is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure.  More
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CHLORTHALIDONE (klor THAL i done) is a diuretic. It increases the amount of urine passed, which causes the body to lose salt and water. This medicine is used to tre...  More
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BENAZEPRIL (ben AY ze pril) is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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Self Care for Hypertensive Heart Disease

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Weight Reduction
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Carrying around too much weight feels uncomfortable and it can also damage your health. According the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity rates...  More
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Dietary Modification
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Aerobics is a program of physical conditioning designed to enhance circulatory and respiratory efficiency that involves vigorous sustained exercise. Certified instr...  More
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Alcohol Abstinence
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Herbs and Supplements for Hypertensive Heart Disease What's this?

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Dietary sources of omega-3 fatty acids include fish oil and certain plant/nut oils. Fish oil contains both docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA...  More
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Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is produced by the human body and is necessary for the basic functioning of cells. CoQ10 levels are reported to decrease with age and to be low...  More
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The Romans used lime (calcium oxide), clacked lime (calcium hydroxide), and hydraulic cement in construction works. Calcium (Latin calx , meaning lime) was first is...  More
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The Romans used lime (calcium oxide), clacked lime (calcium hydroxide), and hydraulic cement in construction works. Calcium (Latin calx , meaning lime) was first is...  More
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Extracts of leaves from Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni have been used for many years in traditional treatment of diabetes in South America. Paraguay's rural and ind...  More
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L-arginine was first isolated in 1886. In 1932, scientists learned that L-arginine is needed to create urea, a waste product that is necessary for toxic ammonia to ...  More
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Vitamin D is found in many dietary sources such as fish, eggs, fortified milk, and cod liver oil. The sun also contributes significantly to the daily production of ...  More
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Honey is a sweet, viscid fluid produced by honeybees ( Apis melliflera ) from the nectar of flowers. It is generally recognized as safe (GRAS), but there have been ...  More
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Taurine, or 2-aminoethanesulfonic acid, was originally discovered in ox ( Bos taurus ) bile and was named after taurus, or bull. A nonessential amino acid-like comp...  More
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Melatonin is a hormone produced in the brain by the pineal gland from the amino acid tryptophan. The synthesis and release of melatonin are stimulated by darkness a...  More
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The term ginseng refers to several species of the genus Panax . For more than 2,000 years, the roots of this slow-growing plant have been valued in Chinese medicine...  More
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Two parts of the safflower are primarily used: the flower itself and safflower seeds. There are two types of safflower oil with corresponding types of safflowe...  More
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Soy is a subtropical plant native to southeastern Asia. This member of the pea family (Fabaceae) grows from 1-5 feet tall and forms clusters of 3-5 pods that each c...  More
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American hellebore is a perennial plant native to the swampy areas and moist meadows of the eastern and western United States. The root and rhizome of American hell...  More
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Lactobacilli are bacteria that normally live in the human small intestine and vagina. Lactobacillus acidophilus is generally considered to be beneficial because it ...  More
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Pycnogenol® is the patented trade name for a water extract of the bark of the French maritime pine ( Pinus pinaster ssp. atlantica ), which is grown in coastal...  More
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Reishi mushroom ( Ganoderma lucidum ), also known as ling zhi in China, grows wild on decaying logs and tree stumps. Reishi occurs in six different colors, but the ...  More
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The black currant shrub is native to Europe and parts of Asia and is particularly popular in Eastern Europe and Russia. Traditional herbalists uphold that black cur...  More
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