Category Archives: Cardiac Myocytic Heart Disease

Methotrexate Chemo Or Spices for Reducing Risk of Heart Disease

Majid Ali, M.D. Methotrexate – A Chemotherapy Drug to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease! Taking a toxic chemotherapy drug to reduce the risk of heart disease? You frown with disbelief. My answer: Yes, you read the title of this article right. Methotrexate indeed is a chemotherapy drug. And yes it is being used to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

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TOP SEVEN FOR HEART PALPITATIONS

Majid Ali, M.D.   Safety First. If you are taking heart medications, please do not stop taking your medications without the advice of your doctor.   Eight Important Questions Please consider the following questions first, Do I know what my heart rate is? Do I know how it changes under different circumstances? Have I learned well how to slow my

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Implantable Defibrillator – ICD

Majid Ali, M.D. Should You Agree to Implantable Ventricular Defibrillator (ICD)?   Increasing the Dose of Medication for Ventricular Heart Rhythm Vs. ICD Device Short Answer: Yes, when an experienced cardiologist says so. Below is the abstract for a clinical trial published in July 2016.   Sapp JL, Wells GA, Parkash R, et al. Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation versus Escalation of

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What Is The Total Number of Heart Muscle Cells?

Majid Ali, M.D. There are 2–4 billion heart muscle cells in the walls of the main chamber of the heart which pumps blood to all parts of the body. This chamber is called left ventricle and nearly all deaths occurring quickly after a heart attacks result from injury to muscle cells (cardiomyocyte) of this chamber. As many as 25% (one billion

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