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Dr. Jennifer Peura

Cardiology
Charleston, SC
22 years experience female

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SC

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SC
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Cardiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
6 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Cardiomyopathy : This can be quite serious. She should see a maternal fetal medicine specialist as well as cardiologist who specializes in heart failure.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Chf symptoms: Classic: shortness of breath, esp when exercising or lying down. Waking up in night short of breath. Swelling in legs or abdominal bloating. Easy fati... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Heart failure : Right sided hf can lead to swelling of intestines and then poor nutrient absorption. This can go along with abdominal bloating. If this is happening o... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Airway tightness : Hyperactive airway disease or asthma is airway narrowing. You can breathe in but it is hard to get air out. For acute symptoms albuterol is best. Use... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Weigh: Weigh yourself every day. Naked is best.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Myalgia: Yes. Statin most likely. Worth trying a different one.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Afib cause faint?: It is unlikely but i guess possible. The most common cause of faint is "vaso vagel syncope ". This is like after standing a long time, at the sight of... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Agitation, delirium : Try anti-psychotics such as seroquel (quetiapine).
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Unknown: There is no real answer to this, impossible to predict. It is a really important question. I empower you to have open discussions with your mds. Bette... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Care for you: Don't smoke. Maintain healthy weight. Go to aha website and learn about low salt diet. Part is not your fault. High BP at your age is often inherited... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Chest pain: Heart attack pain usually comes and goes, particularly with exercise. Constant chest pain is usually something else. However any chest pain you should... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Cure?: There really is no cure for restrictive cardiomyopathy. Sorry. Not sure if veins are related to heart.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Tachcar: Irregular heart rhythm such as atrial tachycardia, atrial fibrillation or flutter are most likely. Even if you had a surgery within one inch of the va... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
HF or angina: Angina is heart pain because not enough blood flow. This occurs with exertion, left sided pain that can radiate down left arm or to jaw. Heart failure... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
90 is normal: When you are out and about your body needs more energy, needs more blood flow. The cardiac output is increased by increasing the heart rate. Stimulant... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
EKG afib: An ekg can diagnose afib. There are many different abnormalities that can be seen. Abnormal does not equal a fib.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Brady healthy: Congratulations. This is something well trained athletes brag about. It can indicate a very efficient heart! now if this occurs while exercising, or i... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 22 years experience
Palps and albuterol: Not COPD but albuterol can. Check with md about inhalers that do not have that effect. Or feel reassured it is "normal".

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Peura is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Peura is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of South Alabama College of Medicine, AL
Graduated 2000MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Charleston, SC - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Charleston, SC - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Charleston, SC - Winter
2013
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