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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience 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 44-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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Dr. Michael Depietro
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: People who experience cardiac arrest usually lose consciousness very rapidly so in general would not feel a lot of pain.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
33 years experience 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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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Avoid arrest: American heart assn. Has recommendations: diet is part of avoiding risk, non smoking blood pressure control lipids control regular cardiovascula ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saurabh Shah
23 years experience 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
35 years experience 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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not particularly.: It's more like a fainting spell without recovery.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience 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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