Doctor Q&A for Dr. Bart Denys

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Little effect: No effect unless you are dehydrated, in which case cardiac output may decrease.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Life expectancy CHF: Too little information to create a meaningful answer... Depends upon cause and severity of chf, dialysis? Control of diabetes? Peripheral vascular di ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Fetal Heart Beat: Typically the heart beat can not be heard with even a doppler until the 9-10th week of pregnancy at the very earliest (sometimes not until the 12-14th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Preeclampsia: This is a pregnancy related condition. I will presume you are suggesting that your blood pressure was "normal" before the pregnancy? 170/100: both va ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Fishoil: 900 mg of epa+dha... Check the labels. Usually, the standard 1000mg gel caps only have 300mg...
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Low BP Children: Yes, and it;s likely normal :-).
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
See your Doctor: Can be a lot of things... Thyroid, rhythm disturbances, anxiety etc... Like trying to answer "my car doesn't start... What is it?" see your doctor a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Renal function CHF: With congestive heart failure, the cardiac output or amount of blood the heart pumps is reduced. The kidneys are now also receiving less blood and it ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
TIA: Not enough information to even begin... First things first: overweight? High blood pressure? Smoking? High cholesterol? Yourself? Active outdoors ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations: Before suggesting a treatment you have to know what the problem is... Can't fix the car unless you know what's wrong with it... Can be high thyroid, ... Read More
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