Differentiating between a burning sensation in the chest due to heartburn or if it’s a persistent chest pain that needs immediate medical intervention is a dilemma often faced by most of us. Nonetheless, these symptoms need immediate medical attention to rule out any serious concerns.
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Heartburn v.s. Heart Attack
Although severe heartburn and heart attack is difficult to tell apart, if you experience persistent chest pain then you need to seek immediate medical help. Heartburn is discomfort caused by digestive acid moving into the tube that carries food to the stomach. Heart attack on the other hand involves sudden, crushing pain in the pain followed by difficulty in breathing. A cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops pumping blood around the body. It needs immediate medical intervention, failing which can result in fatality.
Learn When To Get Immediate Medical Help In Case of Chest Pain
|Burning sensation in upper abdomen and moves upward into the chest||Pressure, tightness, aching sensation in chest that spreads to shoulder, neck and back|
|Occurs after a meal or while bending over or lying down||Abdominal pain, indigestion, heartburn|
|Gives a sour taste in mouth and can be relieved by antacids usually||Shortness of breath, fatigue, sudden dizziness, cold sweat|
Cardiac or Heart disease is an umbrella term used for any disorder that affects the normal functioning of the heart. Find out about the heart treatments that’s available with us to help you and your loved ones in the time of need.
Symptoms of Angina are very similar to that of heart attack. Individuals experience chest tightness or discomfort. It is harder for the blood to go through the artery when you are experiencing angina. The heart does not get enough blood due to narrowed arteries of the heart. It causes the heart to pump blood more rapidly which results in heart beating harder and faster. This causes chest tightness and is a sign that your heart needs to rest.
Angina is caused due to narrowed arteries as against heart attack that deals with blocked arteries. Read More
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Other Heart Conditions Treated By Dr. Pavan Rasalakar
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Infective Endocarditis
- Aortic Aneurysm
- Heart Murmur
- Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection
What People Say About Dr. Pavan Rasalkar - Top Interventional Cardiologist In Bangalore
Recently, my uncle suffered series of strokes and was admitted to hospital in my native. During preliminary examination, it was found that carotid artery was heavily blocked. I contacted Dr Pavan immediately and he advised us to bring him to Bangalore. He performed Carotid Angioplasty and related procedures at a reasonable cost. He was available for consultation at all times and gave renewed confidence to our family members.Within a week, my uncle is back to normal and reported to work. Thank you Dr for giving my uncle a new lease of life. Touch of God. Namaste 🙏
Very good experience..sir is very friendly and listens to you queries patiently and treats you very well.
** ** *** **** ******* *** **** ***********, a wonderful human being. I have consulted many doctors, but Dr. Pavan beats everyone with some distance. I always felt that something is not right with my heart, while in reality it’s functioning perfectly, and I am suffering from anxiety issues. I don’t remember how many times I have disturbed him asking for ECG interpretations – early morning, late nights , sundays etc etc… He has been so understanding, from cardiac issue, as well as my anxiety issues – don’t have words to explain. Yesterday my dad was advised to get admitted due to high heart rate, I immediately called him, and he reached the hospital asap, did all the tests, and waited till late till such time my dad got a covid bed (as his test came out +ve). I don’t think there can be a better combination of knowledge, humility, selflessness , understanding and on and on.. than Dr. Pavan! Hats of to you sir!!
Consulted Dr Pavan Rasalkar for palpitations which was not resolving for a long time. Had consulted many cardiologist including some of the most seniors ones but to no avail. Had got all the possible tests multiple times but no one could identify my problem. Everyone told its anxiety and dismissed it . Dr Pavan diagnosed it as a case of POTS which he told is a very rare condition and treated me accordingly and now I am lot lot better. Highly recommmend Dr Pavan for any cardiology related issues especially rare and complicated conditions.
Spoke very clearly, made me feel at ease. Listened to everything that I had to say.
Shared all details with my daughter who accompanied me, who has just completed her MBBS.
Dr. Pavan sir is very friendly in treating his patients with utmost care provided.. Would feel comfortable after the consultation and definitely recommend to others as well for any Cardiology related issues.
i visited Dr Pavan for my post covid heart check up. he thoroughly explained everything. and suggested ecg,. echo. he also provided guidance on how to keep my diabetes under control by giving diet suggestions. would definitely recommend him. thanks dr Pavan
Consulted cardiologist dr PavanKumar Rasalkar for my grand fathers Stenting after hearing from my friends about him . He did the complicated case in older age with perfection . We are happy to have our grandfather back with us all hale and healthy after the major heart attack. Highly recommend dr PavanKumar Rasalkar for complicated cardiac stenting procedures.
My mother had an issue with heart palpitations, worried about the situation during Covid time – what needs to be done. I booked video consultation through practo – Doctor is very friendly and listen to our problems. Suggested less medicines to reduce the symptoms of my mom irregular heart beat – It works, symptoms got reduced and she is doing fine. Will be available through chat for any further queries and responses back to us immediately. Thanks doctor for all your support and treatment towards my mother.
Consulted Dr Pavan for emergency angioplasty of my grand father. We went through our family doctor to him. He managed the case very well. Our grandfather heart had stopped working at local hospital and was restarted by shocking and were referred to dr pavan at Kim’s. He managed the case brilliantly and the angioplasty was over within 15 mins. Patient was discharged in 5 days. We never thought we would get back our grand father. It’s a second life given to him. Thank you so much doctor . We wish u reach greater heights in your life and excel. Sincere wishes from our family🙏🏻
I booked the appointment in the afternoon for evening, inspite of heavy rain, doctor came for only for me, thanks doctor for this, he listened my problem
& given proper advice what is the problem, thanks doctor I got big relief
Precise communication of the health status. Treatment prescribed for improving the health. Friendly approach and professionalism at the same time
Frequently Asked Questions
The typical noticeable symptoms of heart attack includes chest pain, shortness of breath, lightheaded or dizziness, breaking into cold sweat, radiating pain in arms, shoulder, neck and jaw region. If you experience any of the above mentioned symptoms, please contact your doctor immediately.
Eating whole foods, exercising for a minimum of 30 minutes daily paves way for good heart health. For more diet & lifestyle management guidelines, please consult our experts here.