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Dr. Andrew Zadeh

Cardiology
WEST HOLLYWOOD , CA
17 years experience male

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Cardiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

35 Answers
5 Agrees
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Yes.: Please see your doctor. Sometimes there can be a blockage of your arteries leading to your left arm that can explain this problem. Blood pressure in b... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Drink Water!: Often when standing upright for a long period of time, the blood in your body pools in the legs and feet. This may reduce the amound of blood volume c... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
I would say no.: Folic acid is of great benefit in pregnancy and it has not been shown to increase the likelihood of arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms) or palpations... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Make an appointment to see your doctor. A simple exam is all that is needed to identify inflammed hemorrhoids (areas of swollen blood vessels) or anal... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
You need a monitor: It's very hard to diagnose a tachycardia on your history alone. Please see a doctor, preferably a cardiologist with a specialty in electrophysiology (... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
It's not normal: When resting, your heart rate should be less than 100. Metabolic conditions can lead to inappropriately high heart rates and you should be evaluated ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Ranolazine: Ranolazine is a specific antianginal therapy that does not cause bradycardia or hypotension. Beta blockers and calcium channel blockers should be ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
HR can be variable: When resting, normal hrs are 60-80 beats per minute. But younger and healthy people can often have hr below 60 as slow as in the 40s. Lance armstrong ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Common side effect: Statins are known to cause muscle pains. If that is what you refer to as 'melting' then it may be so. Some are more likely to cause this side effect t... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Ruling it out: Like any test, it may have some false results. In low-risk patients the % of false (+) are higher, whereas in high-risk patients the % of false (-) in... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Yes: Whenever you have a symptom such as shortness of breath, you should make an appointment with your doctor. You need a complete physical exam to see if ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Normal: Don't worry, this is common and normal to see. Oftentimes automated blood pressure cuffs have difficulty in finding an accurate diastolic BP (the lowe... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Please get EKG: If your symptoms are very sudden in starting and sudden in stopping, this may be a sign of an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). You need to see a he... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Possible: Atenolol is different from other beta blocker (bb) drugs in its class due to its water solubility. As you age, the % of relative body water decreases.... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Avoiding triggers: If you have noticed any triggers such as exercise, caffeine, smoking, alcohol, etc...These should be avoided. Until the cause of the tachycardia and y... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
No: Aspirin should have no blood pressure effect. If your family has a hx of cad, then hypertension may also be in the family. I would monitor your BP and... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Normal: Don't worry, this is normal. The heart lies to the left, so pulsation a from the hearts contractions are better felt when lying on that side.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Yes: It is safe as long as your blood pressure is not too low. Be patient, it may 1-3 hours to take effect.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Not needed. May help: Dysautonomia is a disorder that results in fluctuating blood pressures (BP) on change of position (lying to standing) and is one of the many causes of... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
For you, yes: Low blood pressure is any BP below 90mmhg systolic, but can be relative to each individual. Patients with heart failure actually can feel better at lo... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Superficial twitch?: The left side of the chest also holds many muscles both superficially and deep within the chest wall. Twitching is usually a specific sign of muscular... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Not yet: The sensation of palpitations oftentimes can mean a number of things. Usually in healthy persons it can mean your blood pressure rises and you feel yo... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Check your BP: Elevated blood pressures may sometimes cause headache and these sensations. But... Just because you feel the pulse, it doesn't mean your BP is high... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Treat your symptoms: If you feel well, then you need no remedy. Oftentimes patients can tolerate low blood pressures without risk of passing out or causing stroke or heart... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
See your doctor: Early menopause may possibly explain your lack of period, but it is not normal in your age group. Please see your doctor so you can be evaluated for o... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
No: If you are exercising without trouble, then the chest pains you are having are very unlikely to be from your heart.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Yes: It does not have an interaction with coumadin (warfarin), (warfarin) but regular checks of your inr will be important to ensure therapeutic dose of co... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Fatigue: The most common side effect of beta blockers is fatigue. Energy level may decrease and exercising may feel a bit more difficult. Besides this, you sho... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
No/Yes: Beta blockers do not help symptoms of anxiety. Sometimes they will blunt the effect stress may have on your heart by blocking the same receptors that ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Yes and No: The ejection fraction (ef) is low, but this is one measure of cardiac function. Patients with depressed efs are prone to increased complications in th... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
No: A single 'skipped beat' is usually not harmful. This sensation is caused by a single premature beat. Monitor them. I would not worry about it unless t... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
That's ok, for now.: Depending on the kind of supraventricular tachycardia, it may be responsive to medications such as beta blockers but it may not. Oftentimes, particula... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
No: Drinking 'a lot' of water is not recommended. You're valve is abnormal (and has been since birth), in the future you may need a replacement but it sou... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Risks are low: I perform ep studies and they are generally safe. The most common risk is local bleeding as the doctors will need to access the vein in your groin (fe... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
17 years experience
Safe: 1 alcoholic beverage a night is recommended for patients with coronary disease, as alcohol improves your body's metabolism of cholesterol and will rai... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Louisville School of Medicine, KY
Graduated 2005MD
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