Doctor Q&A for Dr. Brian Olshansky

A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
47 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
What's the question?: Hydrate more, stay out of the sun wear a hat and if you still feel this way, you may have another problem,
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
47 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Probably normal: Cannot say this is due to POTS. You may or may not have POTS based on this. In any event this alone is of no major concern
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
47 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: Most of the time adrenaline will increase your heart rate for a short time if you are surprised but it should go away gradually and go back to normal. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
47 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Sounds concerning: You could have a serious problem with your heart but it is hard to know. You need to see your doctor locally and get checked out
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A member asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
47 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Concerning: Without having more information, it is hard to know what the problem is but it needs to be checked out with your doctor.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
47 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Could be many things: Without a more complete understanding of the medical issues, this pain by itself is nonspecific and could be due to many things. It may be benign and ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
47 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Unlikely: Sounds like there is another problem that you may have. Many things can cause the symptoms you are having but it sounds as though you should get it ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
47 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cannot say the cause of syncope. May or may not be cardiac: Need some more data. The BP after the episode is not all that helpful. Are there orthostatic BP changes? What is the orthostatic HR response? Are ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
47 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: Cholesterol is only one risk factor for having a myocardial infarction. It is certainly possible to have a myocardial infarction with having a relati ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
47 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Very likely: It is not exactly clear to me what you mean that you are congested all the time. If the problem is that you are short of breath are weak fatigued diz ... Read More
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