Treating a heart valve defect depends on the root cause, and what specific problems the heart valves are experiencing in pumping blood. Less severe cases of heart valve disease can be treated by specialist medication, or by making lifestyle changes.
Those with reduced blood flow will suffer from angina - a tight, dull chest pain. If angina is your primary symptom, treatment is available through nitrate medications, which widen the blood vessels of the heart, improving blood flow.
More serious cases, such as cardiomyopathy, can require more involved treatments, such as surgery.
Private cardiologists can perform restrictive cardiomyopathy treatment, which can bring patients significant relief. This can make living with restrictive cardiomyopathy more manageable, and reduce the risk of more serious conditions developing at a later stage.
There are both medication and surgical options available for dilated cardiomyopathy treatment.
At Pall Mall, we also provide expert outpatient care following surgery to ensure that you remain comfortable with the device, as well as checking for risks of other conditions developing.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition where a patient’s heart muscles thicken, obstructing blood flow to the heart. In this instance, both medication - for example, beta blockers - and surgical options should be considered.
If medication options are not providing the intended relief, surgical options are available, or a device similar to a pacemaker called an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator can also be implanted.
Through a private cardiologist, the best treatment options can be explored and customised to put you on the road to recovery.
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