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Dr. Howard Cohen

Cardiac Electrophysiology
Wlmette, AZ
62 years experience male

Locations

Howard Cohen MD

Tucson, AZ

Address

65405 Rolling Hills Dr, Tucson, AZ, United States
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Howard Cohen Md

Wlmette

About

Bio

I have been practicing Cardiology for many years in Chicago and Mesa Arizona. Spent eleven years doing Research in electrophysiology and echocardiography. .College-University of Richmond, Richmond Virginia. Medical School-VCU (Virginia Commonwealth University) School of Medicine-Medical College of Virginia Internship and First year of Residency in Internal Medicine-New York Downstate Service Kings County Hospital Company Commander, Medical Unit Metz France, 2 years. Fellowship in Cardiology, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago Illinois. Harvard Research Fellowship, Beth Israel Hospital Boston Internal Medicine residency year , Tufts Service, Boston City Hospital Thirty two papers published. Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

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Cardiac Electrophysiology

Licenses

United States: Arizona, California, Illinois

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

59 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Sometimes: If the infecting organism gets to the mouth by contact with an infected area one one person, another person could get the infection by kissing, but if... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Not heart: Not being able to move air is not the same as shortness of breath. It you really have a problem getting air in or out this sounds like obstruction . A... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Intercostal muscular: There can be intercostal muscular spasm sometimes with the slightest movement. Stabbing pains are not typical of cardiac pain
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
No: It is not normal, but it may or may not be important. It depends on what the abnormal heart rhythm is, how often you get it, how many abnormal beats i... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Too fast: Discomfort associated with the premenstrual period could increase heart rate but 140 seems too high. I recommend a recording of your heart at that tim... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Probably not: Several of the B vitamins including B12 are necessary for a normal menstrual cycle, but taking B12 is unlikely to be the cause of missing a menstrual ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Usually not: Most smokers are more addicted to the habit of smoking than they are to the nicotine. That is why nicotine replacement wit patches or nicotine gum or ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
108-143 lbs: At age 25 and 5'2'' ideal body weight small frame 108-121 lbs medium frame 118 132 lbs large frame 128-143 lbs.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
And rule out other: The symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome may also occur with celiac disease and carcinoma of the colon. These should be ruled out before accepting pai... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
R/O other diseases: Make sure you don't have celiac disease or colon cancer, then start trying stopping various foods to see if by trial and error you can find a diet tha... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Sometimes: It's ok as long as you never get off the machine and have to put your feet on the floor where others have brought in dirt, glass, bacteria, fungus, an... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Possibly normal: Once a week bowel movements is unusual but not unheard of. As stool stays in the colon longer, the water is absorbed and the stool becomes hard, somet... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Carotid body : There is a set of receptors in the carotid arteries in the neck. Increased blood pressure can stretch the carotid arteries and stimulate the carotid b... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Sympathetic nerves: The body has two automatic nervous systems, the sympathetic and the parasympathetic. The sympathetic responds to fight, flight or fright, or just plai... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Could be normal: But, even though it would be rare at your age, an aortic or other arterial aneurysm should be ruled out. Sometimes this can be done with physical exam... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Depends: If the cystitis is associated with urethritis which is common (does it burn when you urinate?) Then lay off for a while.
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Xray: Glass can be seen on X-ray if the piece is big enough (at least 2 mm). If the piece is sharp it may get stuck in the GI tract (esophagus, stomach, int... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
More info needed.: Does the throat soreness and tightness occur with swallowing. Does this and the upper chest tightness occur with exercise or stress. Are the symptoms ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Yes and no: A heart rate of 84 beats per minute at rest is slightly elevated but could be normal. Anxiety itself can raise the heart rate. 84 beats per minute is ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Usually: Usually ok as long as they don't get very hot which allows carcinogens to gwet into the liquid.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Yes, if you eat less: If you drink water instead of eating and your heart is normay enough to push blood to the kidneys and the kidneys are normal enough to get rid of the ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Same: Some say use data for your tallest height. Others say use your present height. Most charts ask for present height. There is evidence that losing wei... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Depends on the tap: Some tap water is as good or better than purified water. Some tap water is not good for you. It is a local question to be asked of the local health de... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Yes, not too heavy: It's ok as long as you don't use them to copy homework from.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Control: Control blood presssure, weight, and cholesterol, and don't smoke.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Probably not: If pain during normal bowel movements is your only symptom it is unlikely the be irritable bowel syndrome. Consider rectal fistula or rectal abscess i... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Ask: Most men will tell the truth. If you don't trust him to tell you the truth, stay away.
A female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
No: Medium body frame at 5 feet tall ideal body weight is about 106 to 116 pounds. Small frame at 5 feet tall ideal body weight is about 97 to 106 poun... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Heads up: Use ear plugs or keep your head out of the water.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Eustatian tubes: Probably due to obstruction of eustatian tubes from allergies, air pollution , infections such as colds or viruses, etc.Try a nasal decongestant spray... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
No salt: The best nonprescription supplement for high blood pressure is food with no salt added, and food with the lowest salt content.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
See a dermatologist: Rashes or bumps on the skin need to be looked at for even a guess as to the cause although sometimes a detailed description of how, when. Color. Shape... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
How much: Sea water has lots of salts, and the kinds of salt and the amount depend on the location. A little won't hurt if heart and kidneys are normal. The mor... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Depends on weight: This reference says perinatal mortality depends on very low and very high weights. Low weights at the 1 to 3 percentile is high, less as weight increa... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Shunt: Has hydrocephalus been diagnosed? If so, and especially if the pressure is high, and if this is persistent, and not external hydrocephalus, the treatm... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Maybe: Nephrotic syndrome is kidney disease in which albumin is lost through the kidneys, decreasing albumin in the blood. Water molecules attach to albumin ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Many causes: There are dozens of causes of nausea. If it is clear that you are not pregnant, and if the nausea continues you need to at least see your primary doct... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Many things: Why is there moderate pulmonary hypertension. That should be determined if possible. A better description of the chest pain is needed. Exact location... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Vasovagal syncope: The test results suggest that the body's automatic nervous system overcompensates for the stimulus of the isuprel, a drug that speeds up the heart. Th... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
The good and the not: They smile while they are thinking that this wasn't as good as i thought it was going to be. Every physical activity takes practice.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Probably: I don't know of any specific interaction that would be any more harmful than either one separately. Both are poisons. Nicotine is a brain stimulant an... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
R/O other diseases : First make sure you don't have celiac disease or colon cancer. Then experiment with various food. Many people decrease symptoms by finding foods that ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Low salt: Food with no salt added and food with low salt content. Fresh fruits and most vegetables would fit this diet. The vegetables should be cooked with no ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Wait for results: Frequently palpitations are not related to abnormal rhythms even if you have had those rhythms before. You need to correlate the palpitations with wha... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Probably awake: Sometimes mild sedation is used especially is you are nervous or agitated. With this you would be awake. If it is clear that you are going to be elect... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
More info: What do you mean by blood smell, and is the chest tightness only during the cough or sneeze or does it occur at other times?
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Men vs women: For a man, usually a minute. For a woman, from 3 minutes to a lifetime.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
Hop or q-tip: When you hop up and down with the ear toward the ground or use a q-tip gently, or it will eventially dry up.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
no short answer: Is the mitral regurgitation (mr) mild, moderate, or severe. 45% ef is mild hypokinesis in general. But if the mr is severe, 45% includes a large amoun... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 62 years experience
No cure: Sometimes the symptoms can be treated with medication for diarrhea for example, but also try to find foods that do not cause the symptoms. This is by ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cohen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cohen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I will call a neurologist . But your answer was not very detailed Anyways. Happy Holidays!
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The ASA in my previous note stands for atrial septal aneurysm I think
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks! Thank you, Doctor.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Graduated 1960MD

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, VA
Graduated 1960MD

Residency

Kings County Hospital Center

Residency

Boston City Hospital

Residency

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Affiliations

Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)
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