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magnesium cardiac arrest

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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
22 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
No: Hyperkalemia causes cardiac arrest in diastole.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Cardiac arrest is not especially associated with sodium disorders.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Cardiac arrest: Propranolol in extremely high dose might be able to cause bradycardic cardiac arrest. In the usual dose ranges that happenstance is unlikely. Tachycar ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
No: No. Matthew you have asked about virtually every beta blocker out there. Ate you talking with your physician?
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Unlikely: Unless one has a anaphylactic reaction.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Beta blockers are commonly used to decrease the frequency and severity of ventricular arrhythmias. Depending on your situation (state of your heart, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Usually not: However, they can be sign of cardiac irritability which can lead to more serious arrhythmias. This could theoretically lead to a cardiac arrest, but a ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Must be examined: to determine the exact nature of your palpitations. You will need an EKG and/or a 24 hour holter monitor to determine the nature of these issues as we ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Yes.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Many things: Cardiac arrythmia or dysrhythmias are generic catch all phrases for all sorts of disturbances in electrical heart conduction. Many are benign but cou ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Not directly and: Not unless it is really severe. If you have severe dehydration, you will not have enough blood to circulate, so your heart can stop. Also, your bloo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
NOT REALLY: No but has it has been described by many of my patients it may feel like to some at some times when they feel heart pacing, chest pain and difficulty ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Giridhar Vedala
27 years experience in Cardiology
Usually not: They type of palpitations with low magnesium are usually more benign such as PACs and PVCs, but it does depend on the individual. Ideally having a mon ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: An overdose in beta blocker can cause cardio respiratory arrest -- only take beta blocker under a doctor supervision and direction.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
No: In the absence of any other evidence of heart disease, particularly coronary or ischemic heart disease, ventricular bigeminy is a benign rhythm that u ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
2 causes: Broadly speaking, there are 2 causes of cardiac arrest: ventricular fibrillation and asystole.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
No: Not at all.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Klein
16 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Yes, a holter will detect an arrhythmia only if you have the arrhythmia during the monitoring period (while wearing it). Sometimes people need a longe ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldsmith
Specializes in Critical Care
Many things: Cardiac arrest can be caused by many problems with the heart. The most common is a heart attach which can cause fatally abnormal rhythms when the hear ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Ativan (lorazepam): Taken in excess, it can depress respiratory functions & affect the heart, so do other sedatives. Please follow the prescription instructions & if taki ... Read More
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