Answers in 'Cardiology'
12 months on Zoloft 100 mg. diet and exercise regime stayed the same in that time period, yet I gained 12 pounds. how do antidepressants cause it?
25 weeks pregnant and blood pressure was 140::90 tonight, should I be concerned?
25::26 weeks pregnant. Overweight when I became pregnant, now considered obese. Autoimmune thyroid disease controlled. Borderline blood pressure. Should I be seeing a maternal fetal specialist or a regular obgyn?
3 or 4 times a year i feel like I'm going to pass out, heart pounds, get sweaty, lasts few minutes, normally when in crowded store or really stressed?
39, 25 weeks pregnant, overweight when I became pregnant, now considered obese. Autoimmune hypothyroid, borderline blood pressure. Needed to add will need 4th c::S this time. Should I request to be seen by maternal fetal specialist or continue with OB?
Are plant sterols gummies safe to take daily to help lower my cholesterol along with healthy diet? "I do not want to take drugs and need help!
At my recent appointment for my arthritis, my doc told me he heard a heart murmur. I had it checked about 2 years ago, and it was fine. However, I'm wondering if it's bad that you can still hear it? Why hasn't it gone away?
Are low carb high fat diets safe?
AST -57 ALT -84 ALP -36. Triglycerides - 272, LDLcholesterol -177, nonHDL cholesterol is 231. Is cholesterol causing hiked liver enzymes? Alcohol?
Bad bicycle fall, severe chest pain in my left side, under arm and arm, nauseated, can't sleep, it's been 3 weeks?
Can chronic stress and anxiety raise blood pressure enough to cause an enlarged heart?
Could a chest pain with neck::Nape pain with sour taste in the mouth but without fever be symptoms of pneumonia or TB?
Can being angry and::Or yelling cause a brain aneurysm to form? When I get upset it feels like their is pressure in my head.
Chest pain & tight comes & goes for almost 3 days now doctor did echo a wk ago because it was normal she won't do anything else afraid of heart attack?
Critical aortic stenosis, TAVR denied by ins. Open heart not an option due to radiation damage, 3b nsclc. Tentative prognosis?
Can PVCs cause extreme fatigue::Headaches::Stomach pain? Have been diagnosed with cardiomyopathy (ARVC), and wake up with headaches and fatigue.
Can heart failure from rheumatic fever improve or go away?
Caught my palpitations on 48hr holter... But ECG did not reveal any changes during the palps. How can I feel palps without ecg change during palps?
Does flecainide lower resting heart rate? What is the usual dosage?
Do you think magnesium or potassium supplements help one deal with diabetes? I am aware that bioavailability of magnesium is dependent on type.
Does it mean anything if my sleeping heart rate doesn't drop that much lower than my resting heart rate?
Does honey contain any amount of cholesterol?
For the past 3 days ive been habing a palpitations like feelign my middle of my chest ekg is fine its all day :( IT not like my anxiety palpitations?
How does it effect the heart?
Hi. I have a 3 in 1 question. I have been taking 10 mg of Lipitor daily for a couple of years. In December my #'s were LDL 141, Tri 188, HDL 71. This ?
Helicobacter pylori cause anemia & shortness of breath? Finishing 14 days of 2 antibiotics,beginning to feel better. Could h pylori been issue?
How much slower does Bystlolic 5mg make my pulse? I.e. if it is 60 with Bystolic, what will pulse be without Bystolic, on average, all else equal?
How much of an effect does Bystolic 5mg have on my BP? E.g. does it lower it by 5 or 10 or 15 points for systolic::Diastolic on average?
Had a pulsating sensation near abdomen 9 mths ago that went away after a few hours. If it had been from an aortic aneurysm would I know by now?
How long would it take for an abdominal aortic aneurysm to rupture?
How likely is a one-time Kenalog shot to cause side effects such as weight gain or water retention? More likely with multiple doses?
How is long qt diagnosed... How do you test whether it's real mutation or just a borderline qt, normal variation??
Hi I am still having continuous pain in left calf just throbbing as well previous
dvt and bilateral pe is that just pain from dvt or what ? thankyou
Hi my cardio doctor said i have wolf parkinson white syndrome, now im suffering from migraine and lighthead my familydoctor said i do have migraine since she recmnd flunarizine sibelium 5mg i saw on the internet people with parkinson do not take drug?
How much atenolol do you need to block adrenaline at dentist as get high bp?
Hello, my name is Rene, i fell down a flight of stairs 4 months ago, my diaphragm is partly paralyzed. walking, swimming are difficult to breath. ?
How long can stroke symptoms last? The past week and a half I've had tingling in my right arm and leg, some weakness in my right arm, tingling on my l
How would I know if my bulimia has affected my body in any way? I told my doctor but she just gave me an ekg
Had ecg today are there readings normal pr144 qrsd 86 qt 392 qtc 432 axis p 28 qrs 14 t 14?
I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (side: both) (worsened by: after exercise, after deep breaths) (severity: moderate) (quality: sensation of pressure or heaviness) (time frame: sudden) and difficulty breathing (worsened by: after exercise, lyin
If I've been on Bystolic 5mg for 1 year, how long does it take to "come off" it, under MD care? And what is process, e.g. cut pill in half, etc.?
I feel my heart beat fast (but its 84bpm) when I'm lying down, I'm not sleepy and anxious,I suffer from anxiety and I hardly drink water if its matter?
I recently read that you can have congenital heart disease and not know it. Why aren't all people screened for this?
In recovery from bulimia 3yrs. Am 250lb & trying to lose wt. PsyMD & PsyD know. Find myself counting calories but not recording::Obsessing and haven't weighed myself at all. Should I be concerned or is this normal for someone trying to get in shape?
I have SVT, and am on medication, however I haven't had an episode for over a year. What are my restrictions for amusement parks?
I may have swallowed some bit of glass. What should I do? I have no symptoms. Will this affect !y heart?
I'm constantly checking my heart rate for fear and anxiety. He beats 84 bpm whn im resting, is it normal?
I have a pressure on my left side, back pain, dry cough, severe fatigue, shortness of breath and bad headaches, what could be causing this?
Is it normal to feel heartbeat skip a few beats in chest when lying on stomach? Happens almost every time I lay down.
I am a 49 yr old female with hypertension in family. Tricuspid a bicuspid. Bp is prehypertension but does go hypertensive throughout day with daily activity. Clammy sweating thru the day with sometimes labored breathing and chest pain. Night sweats ?
If I have been taking diuretics before getting nephrotic syndrome, can there be no noticeable swelling even during nephrotic syndrome?
Im on meds for hypertension, anxiety, and depression.I'm having some dizziness (almost a fizzy feeling) in my head and blurred vision. Ideas?
I just started metoprolol ER for PVCs, is it better than atenolol? My concern is my current usual hr is 80 bpm but my bp is 100-110::65 will it lower?
I have been on potassium chloride 750 mg for a month now to treat low potassium. I've been experiencing muscle spasms and twitches as well as tingling?
I have been on a low carb, keto diet and after a few weeks I noticed bumps and uneven skin on my thighs. I read it could be the reduction of inflammation from the diet revealing my real thigh topography. Could this be true? I think I have lipedema.
I have a good diet (veggies, no pasta::Rice) & exercise, yet LDL is 151 (HDL is 66, Trig is 91). What else can I do without resorting to statins?
I am not sure if I am pregnant or getting fat. However, Ive recently been Having a hard time breathing and getting tired easily.
I have tachycardia only at bedtime, I feel scared, I feel ill, and I'm late to sleep. During the day I feel normal. :(?
I have been having not stop indigestion and heart burn for 3days, it gets a better for a little while if I eat. Chest and throat feel raw. Not short of breath but feels hard to take in air sometimes. Is this just GERD? Pepcid AC & Tums not working
I get high bp at dentist due to anxiety before treatment how can I help this ?
I recently had an ECG and on it, it says
Arrhythmia: A: 22, PVC: 2
Now I know what PVC means, but I am unfamiliar with "A." What does it mean?
I feel squeezing, substernal pressure on my chest while climbing stairs to the elevated train he rides to work. The pressure resolves after about minutes of rest.
I have mild calf pain in both legs that comes and goes. It gets worse when lying down and feels best after working out. Should I worry about dvt?
I am experiencing pitting edema ankles >calves & leg stiffness after sitting. frequent urination worse at night, Stinging eyes post menopausal. Non smoker 27yrs
Im 34 the doctor said i have mild calcification of heart or arteries i don't know shown in the ultrasound...is it something to worry about?
Lump feelin in throat for 8 months - Ent :: lung doc said nothing was in there what else could be? Clicking noise with heartbeat in throat when going fast? Wheezing when deep breaths. Not gettin pounding heart feeling when pulse is 120 or 130 cance?
My cardiologist suggested I take garlic caps, but I have anemia (probably from intestinal bleeding) is there a risk of increased bleeding from garlic?
My asthma is variable due to stress and environment. If stressedthe left side of my chest hurts,and onlyThe left side.Is this an outcome of asthma?
My grandad in hospitalised care due to strokes. Unresponsive, not swallowing. Has diabetes. Doctors no longer giving medication. How long does he have?
My mother just got the xray result with impression cardiamegaly atheromatous aorta.....is it really bad and needs immediate attention?
My heart rate has been between 100 and 108 for about five hours now. Is this dangerous?
My eye starts swelling wen I workout in gym especially if I lift weights I'm taking Sibelium 5mg in the morning and betacap tr 40 in the morning?
My angiogram is normal. I still have chest pains only for seconds. but no shortness of breath and nausea.. nothing at all. am a male (21 years)?
My echo states: There is normal LV regional wall motion at rest, with the exception of inferior basilar hypokinesis. Please explain.
No evidence of hemodynamically significant stenosis on either side. 50% stenosis right internal carotid artery, 50-69% left. What could I expect next?
Omron BP meter showed up irregular heartbeat sign for the first time.However, there was no sign on the next measurements.Should I mention it to a doc?
Observing sudden intolerance to alcohol since last few days. Even after having a pint of beer, heart rate is increased, feel dizzy, hot flushes, etc.
Past 3 days been on 30mg for reflux i feel worse than when i was on 30 x2 now i have a weird feeling in my chest ekg normal is this really bad reflux?
Pressure sensation in my ear for 5 days now. I could also hear my heartbeat. The pressure comes and goes, no pain at all I see redness on my ear canal
Psychiatrist stopped my Celexa 20mg about 12 days ago suddenly after 15 years. He started me on Zoloft 40mg the next day. It was awful until day five I felt better but heart rate and bp began to increase 15-25 points syst previous control on meds?
Slow heart rate when sleeping. My "resting heart rate" is 59. But, while sleeping, it drops to 44 or even 38. Is this ok? Some Fatigue, otw healthy.
Started zpack on day 5 of Strep throat symptoms. Is this too late? Now at risk for Rheumatic Fever?
Severe lower back pain, vomiting white liquid, nausea, no appetite, pain worsens when bending, laying up, nausea worse standing up.Pain in chest.Help?
Sudden strange fluttery feeling in chest(palpitation?)at same time squeezing in chest takes breath away.4th night.constant.During rest.10wks preg.
Sprained ankle yesterday. Today vein near the sprain is bulging and is blue. Does this put me at risk for DVT?
How would I know?
Severe chest tightness and preassure, with breathing problems that never goes away, gets worse in the evenings. Stomach pain and blurry vision aswell?
Taking clonidine .1mg 3 times a day right now to help wean off morphine. Been doing this for 6 weeks. What is a good taper off::Down schedule?
Very hard chest pressure and sharp pain for 3 weeks permanently, ecg, blood tests and lung xray are clean. Anti deppressive not working. Sleep works?
When diagnosed today she asked me do i have high blood pressure...i asked y...and the past 5 visits to my doc my blood pressure has been high.
Will going from sea level to mile high climate affect b p ?
Would an abdominal CT scan see the aorta?
What this meanNon-specific ST segment changes at peak exercise not diagnostic of ischaemia.ST segment changes 1mm of upsloping ST depression in V4V5V6?
Woke up extremely fatigued. Fatigued all day. Early evening became dizzy and legs became heavy. Have been having occasional heart palpitations?
Was laying on left side when I felt a single very hard heartbeat. Immediately sat up and felt another one. Then they stopped. Normal?
Whenever I drink anything carbonated, my heart begins to race rapidly and my chest is seized with pain that lasts at least 30 minutes or more. Why?
What would cause only ALT and AST to rise but normal bilirubin, albumin, GGT, LDH etc.... ALL other enzymes are normal. Started 1 month ago. ?
What is the gold standard test for Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy? Is it Echo or MRI? or what?
What would you think is going on if a teenage high level athlete presented with a resting heart rate consistently in the 80's or 90's w fatigue and a noticeable heart beat? thyroid normal. other blood work normal (electrolytes, anemia, etc.)
Would myocarditis or heart failure show up immediately after Rheumatic Fever if heart was affected?
Yesterday I was struggling with low bp due to med s::E it started around 91::55 HR 121 but then later after a huge argument it spiked to 175::89 and my HR 121. Should I be concerned?