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Dr. Georgina Sehapayak

Cardiology
Fort Worth, TX
62 years experience female

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Cardiology

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English

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26 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Heart bypass surgery: Yes,heart bypass surgery does require that the surgeon 'crack the chest open',so that he may be able to work on the heart vessels whih are unaccesi... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Atypical chest pain: Atypical chest pain is chest pain not related to a cardiac disorder. It could be caused by a variety of disorders,such as gastric or eso phageal,pulm... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Should be: Aspirin works by a totally different mechanism and it is an antiinflammatory as well as a blood thinning drug, while Acetaminophen and Codeine are n... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
It could be: Could very well be.And.In fact, it is a frequent locaton of disconfort coming from the heart; having said that, of course, there could be a variety o... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Not very likely: Although everything is possible, thrush is not a common side effect of Lescol (fluvastatin) by any means; an antibiotic could be a much more likely ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
A lot: Putting it simply, it is one of the main elements or factors in the development of arterioesclerosis.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Not fast: Walking has a conditioning effect on the heart, in that, at the same level of exercise, the heart will gradually train itself to do the same amount o... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Get a physical: A physical which may need to include an exercise tolerance test, in order to exclude the possibility of coronary artery disease.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Not due to zocor (simvastatin): Although zocor, (simvastatin) as a statin drug, may cause muscle aches in some people, these are transient and usually resolve upon discontinuation of... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Yes: The benefits will far outweigh the risks, provided you dont have stomach ulcers and/or kidney disease.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
So many things: So many things could be the cause of cest pain like the one you describe, the most serious one, of course, being insufficient blood supply to the hear... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
No: Smoking will not cause an increase in your total cholesterol;however, the combination of smoking and high cholesterol levels, could elevate your r... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
HDL of 42 is not bad: Hdl of 42 is not bad, particularly in the con- text of your entire lipid profile. Increasing HDL is not easy, but discontinua tion of cigarette smo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Should be: Policosanol is a herbal medicine allegedly helpful in treating cholesterol related problems, just as Lescol (fluvastatin) is;i am not aware of any pr... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Fibers: Oats are slowly absorbed carbs, also called "complex carbs", which, unlike concentrated sweets, have a stabilizing effect on blood sugar levels.Additi... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Yes,it does: Heart bypss surgery does require that the surgeon open the chest,to be able to work on the arteries which feed the heart(and would be unaccesible o... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
The HR itself is slo: A HR of 40-50 BPM is a little too slow,so the dose needs be reduced;Additionally I am concerned about giving a young female in the childbearing age,t... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
In many ways: Cigarette smoking is one of the main factors in the development of arterioes clerosis;one of the mechanisms is by causing alterations in the lipid ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Broadly speaking,yes: It is preferable if your LDL was a little lower (under 100), and your triglycerides not over 175.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
HisBlood pressure is: His blood pressure is perfectly normal His hear rate a lttle slow; In a healthy man taking no medications,this can often be observed in per sons who... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
It could be: It could be if you have a pacemaker or electricaldefibrillator , since the muscle stimulation could induce falsely icd firings.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
It all depends: It all depends on what type of "irregular heart beat" we are talking about;this can vary from extremely benign(such as in isolated irregular heart bea... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Constipation: Verapamil is usually used for blood pressure and/or heart rate control, it belongs to the family of drugs known as "calcium channel blockers".Its majo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Swelling of the legs: Caduet is a combination of the blood pressure medicine, norvasc, and the cholesterol medicine lipitor (atorvastatin).Norvasc may cause minor swelling ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
Zocor:muscle aches: Topicil, an antibiotic, not in my field of expertise zocor: a statin, can cause muscle aches in some people;also transient liver function abnormaliti... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
Cardiology 62 years experience
A panic attack will: a panic attack will be associated with physical symptoms,such as rapid heart beat and /or respirations,sometimes chest pain, numbness/tingling of the... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sehapayak is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sehapayak is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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unfortunately, this er was not busy, there were 2 drs present and a PA! i was even released w/ a bp of 143/102!! not given anything for pain, to calm dwn, monitored....nothing! the ekg mach. was Not e...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I wanted to get a better understanding. Thank you.
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