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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
31 years experience Cardiology
Individual tolerance: Everyone's wired differently. We all have different perception of pain as well as different thresholds for pain recognition. Silent ischemia when hear ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
Silent ischemia: Evidence of ischemia on testing without subjective symptoms recognized by the patient.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Silent ischemia: You naturally treat it by going to your dr. And follow the advice. Generally this will include diet, exercise and not smoking. Often there will be a r ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Asymptomatic ischemi: It means that there is lack of blood supply or oxygen but individual has no symptoms.
Dr. Richard Sanders
67 years experience Vascular Surgery
Poor blood supply: By definition, silent ischemia mean poor blood supply to an area that is not causing any symptoms. Eventually that area may die and if it is an impor ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
31 years experience Cardiology
Yes: It seems that diabetes affects nerves and pain perception. Diabetics often injure feet and can get infections without noticing. Likewise they may suff ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: With speech therapy the brain re-wires around the damaged area.There may be residual but usually some recovery with meds and therapy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Depends: Some drugs affect the autonomic (automatic) nervous system and it is theoretically possible to ifluence the micro circulation. Geneally speaking ----n ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Very rare: Only rarely. Hydralazine, nifedipine, and minoxidil - if given without a beta blocker - can cause reflex tachycardia which, in a marginally compensate ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably not: I suggest to you that the obesity is the "bad guy" and not the med.The widespread obesity is simply a reflection on lousy diet and all the sugary stuf ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
ECG: at 28y the changes mentioned are unlikely to be from ischemia. Without knowing the patient and seeing the data however, that statement is the most we ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Ischemia: If you have myocardial ischemia at age 34 it would be a good idea to see what your coronary arteries look like now. You may not need an interventional ... Read More

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