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If you or someone else experiences the symptoms of a stroke or heart attack you should call the emergency medical services in your area, usually 911, for an ambulance.  Strokes and heart attacks are life-threatening events that require immediate emergency medical attention.  Minutes count, so do not delay your call.  Emergency medical treatment is vital to sustain life and prevent complications.
 
If your doctor finds that you have heart disease, but it is not an emergency, your condition may be treated with lifestyle changes, medications, or surgery.  Treatment for heart disease is focused on relieving symptoms and preventing progression of the disease.  You should make lifestyle changes to keep your heart and cardiovascular system healthy.  This may include maintaining a healthy weight, not smoking, not drinking alcohol, not using illegal drugs, eating healthy foods, and regular aerobic exercise.  Your doctor may advise you to restrict your salt and fluid intake.
 
You should keep your blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels within healthy ranges.  There are several types of medications that your doctor may prescribe depending on the type of heart disease that you have.  You should take all of your medications as instructed.  Follow up care is necessary to monitor your condition and to avoid associated medical complications.
 
Depending on the severity and type of heart disease, there are several types of surgery for the heart and cardiovascular system.  Common surgeries include coronary angioplasty, bypass surgery, atherectomy, carotid endarterectomy, pacemakers, and valve replacement.  A coronary angioplasty is used to open blocked coronary arteries.  A stent may be inserted to ensure that the coronary artery remains open after this procedure. 

Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) involves taking a blood vessel from another part of the body to create a detour around the clogged artery to restore blood flow to the heart.  Blood vessels are commonly taken from the leg and surgically attached to the coronary artery.  It may be necessary to have bypass surgery on one or more coronary arteries.

An atherectomy is a procedure that removes plaque from an artery to improve blood flow.  A carotid endarterectomy removes plaque from the carotid arteries to prevent a stroke.  Heart valve replacement and implanted pumps, pacemakers, and defibrillators may be necessary to help the heart function.  Select people may be candidates for a heart transplant surgery.

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