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Alcoholic Cardiomegaly – Emphysema – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

SYMPTOMS:

  • Chronic bronchitis.
  • Cardiopulmonary insufficiency in a slowly.

CAUSES:

  • Alcoholic ingestion.
  • Secondary pulmonary infection which becomes a complicated factor.
  • Cardiomegaly.
  • Chronic bronchitis.
  • Lung emphysema.
Pathology of lungs showing emphysema

Pathology of lungs showing emphysema

DIAGNOSIS:

The disease is identified using various tests like-

  • Blood test for anaemia.
  • Liver function testing by knowing the pyruvic acid level.
  • Electrocardiography (ECG).
  • Pulmonary function tests.
  • X-ray of the chest.

TREATMENT:

  • Quit alcohol.
  • Correction of diet.
  • Correction of the amount of vitamin B1 in our body.
  • Antibiotics intake for treating cardiac insufficiency.

FUTURE EFFECTS:

  • Due to this disease, people can become poor.
  • Due to cardiopulmonary insufficiency the mortality rate will increase for the people between ages 55 to 70 years.

3 Responses to “Alcoholic Cardiomegaly – Emphysema – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment”

  1. good post.. Get the help from a alcohol rehabilitation centers

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