It has been reported that some patients have been misdiagnosed with Polygenic Hypercholesterolemia, when in fact the correct diagnosis in their specific case was Common Heart Conditions.
The treatment of common heart conditions depends on the condition and its severity. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, eating a healthy diet as well as stopping smoking and drinking are common changes required in most conditions. Blood thinners and beta blockers can be given to reduce the heart workload. A pacemaker can be placed in the patient’s chest. The aim of the device to control heart rhythm, reduce the risk of a heart attack as well as provide history of how the heart is working. Other options include surgery to open clogged arteries. Diagnosis depends on the type of condition, but common diagnostic methods include heart ECG, heart echodiagram, stress tests, blood tests and angiogram. Early detection and treatment can greatly reduce the probability of a heart attack.