Heart Disease (Heart Attacks, Stenosis. Angina, Ischemia, Chest Pain, Congestive Heart Failure, etc.)
Heart Disease involves the heart, arteries and veins and is one of the leading causes of death in our Country. Risk of Heart Disease can be reduced by proper exercise and diet, as well as by avoiding smoking.
Coronary Heart Disease involves the coronary system of circulation which supplies cardiac muscles and tissues with blood flow.
Angina Pectoris (chest pain) as well as myocardial infarction (heart attack) can result from coronary heart disease.
Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle and causes reduction of it’s ability to function. People with this disease are at a greater risk of sudden cardiac death as well as arrhythmia.
Cardiovascular Disease includes a number of diseases that affect the heart and system of blood vessels that lead to and from it.
Hypertensive Heart Disease is caused by high blood pressure and can include conditions of coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure, hypertensive cardiomyopathy and cardiac arrhythmias.
Inflammatory Heart Disease involves inflammation of the muscle and tissue.
Valvular Heart Disease is a disease that affects the heart valves. There are four major valves that can be affected: the tricuspid and aortic valves which are on the right side and the mitral and aortic valves on the left side.
Treatment by medication is often successful in reducing symptoms and risks. However, sometimes surgery may be needed depending on the severity of one’s condition.
It is important that your treating doctors note your symptoms as a part of your treatment record. It is usually a good idea to prepare a list of your symptoms and remind your doctor of the complete list of symptoms which you are experiencing.
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At the Law Offices of Gary Glenn, we have assisted many clients who have suffered from various types of Heart Disease in obtaining Social Security Disability benefits.