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relationship between heart attacks and prednisone

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Prednisone: Prednisone can certainly have the side effects you describe. It will not cause you to have a heart attack. It makes some people feel very nervous, ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Risk/ benefit: NSAID's do have many risks, but incidence of heart attacks and strokes are quite low indeed, the side effects can usually be mitigated or prevented. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Sometimes: Heart burn is a description of pain, a burning sensation in the chest. If it is related to exertion, it would be more likely to be a heart problem. If ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Same as Men I think: Both parts of the framingham and nhanes studies found an increased association of heart disease including things like angina and heart attack in adult ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Arteriosclerosis: Heart attacks are more a result of inflammation than arteriosclerosis. You can have stable plaque or unstable plaque. Inflammation puts you at r ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Sclerosis: Arteriosclerosis or atherosclerosis of the arteries to the heart results in irregular protrusion on the inside of the vessel. This causes turbulent fl ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Continuum: Coronary disease develops from our lifestyle and as we age real blockage develops in some or all coronary vessels. One or more plaques disrupt and ob ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Try our other forum: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private con ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Talk to your doc: This may or may not be related to prednisone. But prednisone can really precipitate anxiety or exacerbate underlying anxiety issues. So please talk ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not entirely.: First, canni edible is likely not legal in Illinois. This implies a bad pattern of use of drugs. Second, someone is on daily prednisone they have prob ... Read More

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