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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Potassium: Potassium is a crucial electrolyte for cardiac depolarization. Most of the potassium is intracellular. If the extracellular potassium increases it can ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Depends on the dose, the route of administration, and the rate of administration. During executions, it seems to take 15-30 minutes as best as I can d ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Potassium: levels can be bad for arrhythmia of the heart, with low levels liable to cause more rhythm problems and issues with muscle spasms. At that level K 3. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Probably not: At 34 yrs of age the odds of you having a heart attack is very small. Also cramps are not typical complaint during a heart attack. The symptoms are ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Shulman
21 years experience Pulmonology
Probably not: A heart attack without major risk factors at 19 is rare - low potassium is not necessarily normal - make sure that any of your medications couldn't b ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Risk factors...: Risk factors for heart attack include: smoking, uncontrolled hypertension, uncontrolled cholesterol, sedentary lifestyle. Males and post-menopausal fe ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Heart Attack Pain: Pain from a heart attack can vary from severe to not really having pain, like in the case of some diabetics. Typical pain of a heart attack is press ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Symptoms?: Symptoms? Is that what you're asking about? Sudden onset of chest pain often accompanied by diaphoresis & shortness of breath. Sometimes the pain tr ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
See below: All the classical risk factors which include smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, family history and if you have the above, a hea ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Heart attack : You are right. Many so called fit people have heart attack. It may be related to presence of risk factors or genetics.
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