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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Hardwin Mead
43 years experience
Might not be anxiety: Many people who have a cardiac rhythm abnormality with fast rhythms called tachycardia feel as though they are having a panic attack since their heart... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. R Hardwin Mead
43 years experience
No problem here!: You are not really taxing you heart with this regimen. Coffee actually is not detrimental to the heart, although some people get palpitations from it,... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. R Hardwin Mead
43 years experience
Not really: High BP will not cause any symptoms unless really severe, and not in the legs. Many people have this, unrelated to any other problem. Cramps at night ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Hardwin Mead
43 years experience
See a cardiologist!: There are many options for someone in this situation. She may need to consider going on a blood thinner to prevent a blood clot in the heart, as well ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. R Hardwin Mead
43 years experience
A genetic disorder..: That can lead to serious arrhythmias. There are several varieties of this, all leading to an abnormality of the ECG that predisposes a person to serio... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Hardwin Mead
43 years experience
Short answer is yes: Pots is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. People with this get a rapid heart rate when they stand up, and have difficulty doing exercise and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. R Hardwin Mead
43 years experience
No: Can't even conceive of a connection here.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Hardwin Mead
43 years experience
Rate or rhythm? : Some meds are good to control the heart rate in af, others are to try to control the rhythm and maintain normal sinus rhythm. In addition, blood thin... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Hardwin Mead
43 years experience
Yes it can: Although the amount of lowering is not that much. If your lipid levels are borderline, this can help, but if very high, you won't get a low enough val... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Hardwin Mead
43 years experience
Your parents!: The main reason for elevated lipids/cholesterol levels are genetic. That is why a family history of premature cardiac disease is so important. If you ... Read More
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