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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erskine James
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 25 years experience
Yes: Older beta blockers like atenolol can cause weight gain. In the studies, there was about 2-4 lb weight gain on atenolol. Some of the newer ones, l... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erskine James
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 25 years experience
Many causes: First off, need an ultrasound (echo) of your heart, because structural abnormalites of the heart are the first big cause that needs to be eliminated. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erskine James
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 25 years experience
Yes: Older beta blockers like atenolol can cause weight gain. In the studies, there was about 2-4 lb weight gain on atenolol. Some of the newer ones, l... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erskine James
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 25 years experience
Yes: Older beta blockers like atenolol can cause weight gain. In the studies, there was about 2-4 lb weight gain on atenolol. Some of the newer ones, l... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erskine James
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 25 years experience
Benign abnormality: T wave abnormalities are relatively common and very non-specific. Could just mean mild high blood pressure. If the echo and the stress test (i assume ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erskine James
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 25 years experience
Would call pcp back: Or see your cardiologist. Even though your BP and hr are normal, you could be having worsening heart failure. Not sure why your pcp did not do any fur... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erskine James
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 25 years experience
Would call pcp back: Or see your cardiologist. Even though your BP and hr are normal, you could be having worsening heart failure. Not sure why your pcp did not do any fur... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
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