Does Anxiety Leads to Heart Attack

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Major studies have been successful in unveiling the true relation between anxiety and heart attack. Doctors often warn their patients to keep a check on their diet plan, health, and lifestyle routine, but hardly they are cautioned regarding the negative impact of the anxiety attack. Clinical experts and cardiologist in Bangalore have found that anxiety plays a major role in heart disease.


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• Majorstudieshavebeensuccessfulinunveilingthetruerelationbetween anxietyandheartattack. • Doctors often warn their patients to keep a check on their diet plan health and lifestyle routine but hardly they are cautioned regarding the negativeimpactoftheanxietyattack. • Clinical experts and cardiologist in Bangalore have found that anxiety playsamajorroleinheartdisease. INTRODUCTION

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IMPACT OF ANXIETY ON HEART • The body of a person under an anxiety attack reacts differently. It can put a strain on their heart. The individuals with existing cardiac disease may witness some of the physical symptoms of anxiety which could cause severe damagetotheirbodies.Anxietymayleadtothefollowingheartdisorderand cardiacriskfactor: • Heartratevariability:Decreasedheartratemayresultinahigherincidenceof aheartattack. • Rapid heart rate tachycardia: In certain cases it can interfere with normal heartfunctionsandmayendupincreasingtheriskofsuddencardiacarrest. • Increasedbloodpressure: It leads to coronary disease weakening of the heart muscleandmayevenleadtoheartfailure.

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ANXIETY AND HEART ATTACK RECOVERY • Anxiety disorder is usually witnessed in people having a high degree of fear and uncertainty. If one fails to follow the advice and treatment plan of their cardiologist then it can have a major impact on their recovery. Anxiety can interferewiththenormalfunctioningofahumaninthefollowingmanner: • Troubleingettingaproperamountofqualitysleep. • Followingahealthydiet. • Timelyintakeoftheprescribedmedications. • Reconnectingandconversingwiththefamilymembersandfriends. • Resumingwiththejobandfamilyresponsibilities. • Stickingtotheprescribedexerciseregime.

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A PANIC ATTACK AND A HEART ATTACK • Panic attack and heart attack do not have similar symptoms. Anyone suffering from severe chest pain due to a sudden anxiety attack or even for some other reason should be admitted to the emergency room. Under such a case the physicians examine the patient’s blood to get a trace of heart muscle enzyme. If no such enzyme is found then it’s usuallynotaheartattack. • Tosortthepanicattackfromtheheartattackthecardiologistssensitive tothisissuewillbeabletodifferentiatebetweenthetwoandwouldhold theexpertisetosuggestappropriatelyinthismatter.

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DIAGNOSING ANXIETY ATTACK • The treatment prescribed depends upon the duration severity and type of anxiety. Often the treatmentincludestherapy medication ora combination ofboth.Themosteffectivemethodoftreatmentisconsideredto becognitive behaviouraltherapyCBTwhichinvolvesthefollowingcomponents. Anxietymanagement • It helps the patient to focus on the present rather than making them worrisome about the anxiety that could hit them in future. This treatment encompassesrelaxationexerciseyogatechniqueandsensoryfocusing.

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Cognitiverestructuring • People suffering from chronic anxiety disorder tend to put more weightage on the possibility of apocalyptic events. Cognitive restructuring presents a series of logical steps that aim to prove that imaginativeanddistortingeventsarenotahealthything. Exposuretherapy • This level of treatment puts the patient underexposure of the extreme level of anxiety until they adapt to the environment and surrounding effectively to manage the anxiety. These activities include overcoming the fear of the bridge facing your phobia or paying a visit to the locationassociatedwithanaccidentorcrime

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DIAGNOSING HEART ATTACK • Often medications and bypass surgery are suggested under severe cases butthecardiologistmayrecommendcardiacrehabilitationprograms.It mainly focuses on four main areas namely medication lifestyle eating habitsandemotionalissues. • Anxietymay occurinwomendue to pastexperienceswhichputs stress ontheheart.Theyrequireemotionalandpersonalguidancetocomeout of their past phase. Even people who have experienced burns can suffer from a post-traumatic anxiety disorder. The cardiology hospital in Bangalorehelpspeoplecomeoutoftheiranxietyandleadanormallife.

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