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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Benign pvcs: If the pvcs are benign as evidenced by performing a 24 hour holter monitor, then omit caffeine, alcohol, chocolate and nicotine.400 mgs of magnesium i ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
Maybe: If cardiac arrest is the result of infarction the angina associated with the event can be painful. If cardiac arrest is due to an arrhythmia you migh ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
32 years experience in Cardiology
Depends on: Why you had the cardiac arrest. If due to coronary artery disease, you should avoid simple carbs and get plenty of aerobic exercise. Look at lowglycem ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saurabh Shah
22 years experience in Cardiology
Heart stoppage: A cardiac arrest literally translates to heart stop. Ultimately this means that heart's main function to pump blood to vital organs has abruptly halt ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Heart stops: Cardiac arrest is when the heart stops beating effectively. The heart actually ceases to beat or the heart has other electrical rhythm disturbances i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Heart disease: A cardiac arrest patient will rapidly lose consciousness, no pulse, no audible heart tones, no response to stimuli, the patient will also rapidly lose ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes......: During a cardiac arrest, the heart stops contracting so that there is no blood being circulated to the organs. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is perfor ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Not particularly.: It's more like a fainting spell without recovery.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Cardiac arrest: Cardiac arrest means the heart stops. Unfortunately, cardiac arrest is too often the first "symptom" of coronary artery disease. Think James Gando ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
CPR: Take a cprcourse so you know how to help in that situation. Learning CPR is not difficult and neither is using an automated defibrillator if available ... Read More
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