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dose asthma affect the heart

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Albuterol: The tachycardia related to two albuterol treatments would likely last four to six hours.
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Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Heart racing: It will likely take several hours for your heart rate to return to normal. In addition to the stress of your asthma exacerbation, the albuterol you w ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Chest pain: Asthma can cause chest pain, but you should see your doctor to rule out cardiac problems
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Having asthma, in and of itself, does not mean one's heart is not in good shape. Asthma is a disease of the lungs.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Several ways: In very severe prolonged asthma: if you become hypoxic (low oxygen) and acidotic (build up of carbon dioxide), your heart may go out of rhythm (fibril ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sergio Cossu
33 years experience Cardiology
Tachycardia: The causes of a fast heart rhtyhm needs to be evaluated first, some may be due to abnormal circuits in the heart or may actually be due to normal var ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Not Typically: Ashma is usually not associated with palpitations but many medications used to treat asthma can case irregular heart beat or palpitations.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Nope: Your heart is a separate organ and has nothing to do with starting asthma. It will beat faster any time you have a stressful event, like an asthma att ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
Get checked: Simple tests can bew used by your physcian to determine either. If you are this concerned, dont wait-get checked and treated if necessary good luck.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest taking the asthma control test online. If your asthma is not well controlled, a physician visit is indicated. Albuterol inhaled may ca ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
Inhaler vs ER: If you have an asthma attack, use an inhaler (if that was given to you by your doctor) If you have a heart attack, you belong in the ER. HOWEVER: thi ... Read More

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