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how long can someone live with a weak heart

A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jacobus (Dr. Cobus) Van Niekerk
Specializes in Aesthetic Medicine
Caution: No doctor should ever commit to giving timelines... Grandfather given 14 days to live and lived another 14 years!

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well: That's a clinical decision every patient is different it depends on your clinical status ask your cardiologist intensive care doctor for specific advi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety/dizzy: Wondering if u r on medications & having side effects. Please clarify & will be happy to advise.
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly anxiety: Anxiety disorders -- including generalized anxiety and panic disorders -- are diseases but are not physically life-threatening. You should see your p ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
SeeYourCardiologist: I ADVICE YOU TO CONSULT YOUR CARDIOLOGIST ASAP AS YOU NEED A CARDIAC EVALUATION WHAT ARE YOU TAKING ATENOLOL FOR DO YOU HAVE HEART PROBLEM OR HYPERACT ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Wait: You should fully recover from the illness to resume exercise.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
Unjsual: That's an unusual side effect to be certain. I'd give it more time. May wish to try taking at bedtime and see if that solves the problem. If no better ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Orthostatic: Hypotension would explain your symptoms. Increasing fluids significantly & liberalizing salt intake (provided you don't have htn) would be first step ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arlene Martinez Delio
38 years experience Psychiatry
Orthostatic BP: This sudden low BP and increased heart rate is what we call Orthostatic Hypotension. It's not uncommon after being in supine position (lying down) for ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Could be many: things, from simple dehydration or low blood sugar to diabetes, adrenal problems, heart problems, blood clots, etc. You need to see a doctor or walk ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Rapid pulse : Take your pulse per minute and if possible your blood pressure if it's low blood pressure then drink some fluids with sodium- salt and go to your doct ... Read More
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