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To manage his lifestyle, the patient should minimize the fat intake through consumptions of energy dense foods that lack fiber contents. He should engage in breads prepared from whole wheat flour and exclude the use of any oil. The patient should also consume a lot of vegetables and fruits that should be eaten raw instead of juice. He should completely avoid alcohol, cakes, pastries, sweet meat, cheese, ice-creams, gathia, puris, red meat and jam (Balakrishnan, 2004).
The patient is advised to take part in regular exercise, for instance, a brisk walk early in the morning for around 30 minutes. This is helpful because exercise increases blood circulation, lowers blood lipids, increases HDL, minimizes platelet adhesiveness and increases fibrinolysis (Balakrishnan, 2004).
It is proved that tobacco smoking increases atherosclerosis throughout the whole cardiovascular system. A lot of chemicals in cigarettes supply to atherosclerosis. Smoking is believed to directly destroy the inner lining of the artery, the endothelium which enhances the initiation of atherosclerosis. Smoking also promotes the blood to clot easily. Clotting incorporated with hardening and narrowing of the arteries result to blockage in the coronary artery that may result to sudden cardiac death (Schneider & Fields 2006).
Everyone in the society experiences some form of chronic stress. All kinds of stresses that is emotional, social and psychological maximizes the risk of heart disease and hypertension. This should be avoided because chronic stress enhances other risk factors of heart disease for example smoking, high cholesterol, physical inactivity and obesity (Schneider & Fields, 2006).
People tend to be exposed to more risk of cardiovascular diseases as they get old. The blood pressure of old people tends to increase constantly with each passing year. Although old people engaged in daily routines and activities, their blood pressure does not increase with age. For the old
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Ms. A is experiencing symptoms of fatigue and shortness in breath which depicts that she is suffering from iron deficiency anemia (Bostock 21). One of the major causes of iron deficiency anemia is blood loss (Cullis 290). This further reaffirms Ms. A’s iron deficiency anemia because she has been suffering from menorrhagia and dysmenorrheal for more than 10 years.
The herniations appear as small pouches and are lined only by the mucosa. Diverticula occur any where in the intestine. They are however most common in the colon. Inadequate intake of fibre in the diet, along with abnormal motility of the colon have been attributed towards the pathogenesis of diverticulosis (Stollman and Raskin, 2004).
However, the commonest cause of hyperglycemia is diabetes mellitus (Antonetti & Klein, 2012). There are a variety of conditions that cause hyperglycaemia apart from diabetes mellitus. For instance, during increased levels of stress such as trauma, surgery, shock, and acute
Acute nephritic syndromes are such symptoms that have disorders that lead to glomerulonephritis or inflammation of the glomeruli. The inflammation begins with an infection or an injury such as a burn or trauma. This
As such, hypertension is of two kinds: Essential Hypertension and Secondary Hypertension. Most cases of hypertension fall in the category of essential hypertension because no specific cause of patients condition of hypertension is found in this category. The
act strongly enough to push blood through the body, while diastolic failure occurs when the left ventricle cannot relax enough to allow in more blood due to stiffening of the muscles. Common causes of left-sided heart failure include excessive consumption of alcohol, history of
Reliever inhalers are prescribed to reduce the asthma signs, and they do not minimize the swelling and inflammation in the airway (Wojciechowski, 2011). People suffering from mild asthma are treated with inhaled corticosteroid combined with a
This paper will describe the difference in presentation in patients suffering from bipolar disorder and generalized anxiety disorder using the DSM-5 criteria. This involves a thorough assessment for the patient’s under
Ally’s eyes because it offers a highly defined three-dimensional view that enables the physician to see the presence of detachment or retinal holes. Similarly, the doctor should use the ultrasonography to create images of the retina on a video monitor