Heart Blockage and its Symptoms

Chest pain, squeezing, or discomfort (angina), which may worsen during daily activities and times of stress. Discomfort in your left arm, jaw, neck, back, or abdomen is associated with chest pain. Shortness of breath. Are the symptoms of heart blockage.

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Heart Blockage and its Symptoms

What is heart blockage?

Heart blockage is a term commonly used by patients referring to coronary artery disease, a build-up of plaque-causing narrowing of the arteries that supply the heart muscle with blood.

According to health experts, a healthy human heart beats at a rate of 60 to 100 times a minute. In this case, a heartbeat is a contraction of the heart muscles, which pushes blood around the body.

Normally, each heart muscle contraction is regulated by electrical signals that move from the atria or the upper chambers of the heart to the ventricles, or the lower chambers.

Partial heart blockage

A partial heart blockage happens if the electrical impulses are slow or closed, preventing the heart from beating normally.

Complete blockage

A complete heart block is during the electrical signals stop completely. In this case, the heartbeat will drop to about 40 times per minute.

Modifications to impulses that last only a fraction of a second can create heart block.

Also sometimes, a heart block causes problems for the heart to pump blood accurately through the circulatory system. So the muscles and organs including the brain do not receive enough oxygen to work properly.

The Blood vessels of the heart get affected in Coronary artery disease, which is different from the above problem.

We will discuss here in detail the cause of this issue and its symptoms.

Congenital heart blockage

Congenital heart block exists since birth. This happens when the fetus’s heart does not develop properly. Apart from this, cardio surgery, attacks, change in jeans, failure, blockage in the arteries, swelling of muscle, more or less amount of potassium, magnesium, and calcium in the body also causes this problem.

Symptoms of heart blockage

If you are feeling that your heartbeat is getting slow or irregular then it can be a symptom of heart blockage. Even, if you feeling nervous or if you feel suffocated, then this symptom is also due to heart blockage. Difficulty in breathing is also a symptom of the above problem.

Dizzy head, chest pain, and uncomfortable feeling are also symptoms of blockage. In such a situation, consult a doctor as soon as possible.

If you feel, any of the symptoms mentioned above then contact the doctor as soon as possible. Above all, it is important to pay attention to all these symptoms If neglected can cause a major problem. Generally, Pacemaker treatment is very expensive and it is used in third and second-degree heart blockage.


Possible difficulties include:

  • arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat
  • bradycardia, or low heart rate
  • insufficient contraction
  • cardiac arrest and circulatory failure
  • sudden cardiac death, which can be fatal within one hour of symptoms starting

Prevention of heart blockage

In this situation, it is important that you start taking care of your health before this problem increases if you are suffering from this problem then consume lots of green vegetables, go on a walk daily, eat only un-fried things.

Author: jayma
I am Usha Gupta, an aspiring lady with a strong passion for all medical and scientific advancements. Promoting lifestyle tips and knowledge related to medical terminology.

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