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Causes of Left Anterior Fascicular Block
- A problem with the electrical impulses or conduction system of the front chambers of the heart is one of the main causes of left anterior fascicular block.
- High blood pressure and heart attacks are also reasons why this condition is likely to occur, as well as lung diseases and general aging.
- The blockage may give a red flag to an underlying heart disease.
Left Anterior Fascicular Block Symptoms
- The ventricles are not beating at the same time. They are beating one at a time.
- There may be chest pain, intermittent and reoccurring. Chest pain is not always present.
- Sometimes there are no symptoms and this condition is picked up on an EKG when doing a medical work up for another reason.
- Dizziness can be a symptom of a defect in cardiac function.
Unconsciousness may occur.
Left Anterior Fascicular Block Treatment
- Treatment of left anterior fascicular block depends on the extent of blockage in the bundles.
- In some cases. Individual symptoms may be addressed and treated.
- In some instances a pacemaker may need to be inserted.
- Any indication of bundle block defects in its conduction system requires further medical investigation.
- It is very rare with this condition to have a complete blockage that very suddenly causes a heart attack.
- Heart healthy diets are needed to keep the heart functioning properly.
- Add the essential Omega vitamins to keep the arteries clear and free of plaque.
- Exercise regularly and in moderation. It does not have to be pure physical exertion. A walk around the block each day helps tremendously alongside eating right.
- Don’t smoke and avoid alcoholic beverages. Alcohol constricts your blood vessels and breaks down the immune system. Add lean meats and good proteins to your diet. Stay away from refined carbohydrates.