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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Heart Attack (Definition)

Heart attack is a life-threatening condition in which the blood vessels that supply the heart becomes occluded and thus the heart itself is not longer receiving any blood flow. Without this blood flow, the heart muscle dies and cannot pump blood to the ...Read more


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What are emotional or mental effects after a heart attack?

What are emotional or mental effects after a heart attack?

Severe fear: I think survivor of a heart attack is greatly blessed -- for this is the most dangerous killer in medicine more than cancer or any other ailments and trauma. The emotional and mental effects are significant -- many become depressed or suffer anxiety for quite some time after, and yet others are very grateful having been saved from a certain mortal event. ...Read more

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What physical effects of heart attack on a human body are there?

Multiple: Head: fear- feeling of impending doom skin pallor, diaphoresis pulse variable blood pressure variable chest pain lungs shortness of breath abdomen nausea if severe, shock, renal failure, stroke, death. ...Read more

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Can i tell me if I have have had a heart attack, how long do the effects remain so it's diagnosable?

Can i tell me if I have have had a heart attack, how long do the effects remain so it's diagnosable?

Heart attack damage : That would depend on if there was any permanent damage to your heart muscle or not. ...Read more

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What dialysis products can cause side effects, such as a heart attack?

What dialysis products can cause side effects, such as a heart attack?

Here are some...: Heart attack results from depriving blood supply to coronary arteries, which may be chronic from hereditary and lifestyle as underlying factors or acute from the conditions like low BP, clot-inducing blockage like that in AF, etc. as precipitating factors. In reality, most of patients requiring dialysis have severe underlying factors, which could not be corrected. Based on these understanding, ask ...Read more

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Can novacaine cause a heart attack? What are the side effects of epinephrine?

Can novacaine cause a heart attack? What are the side effects of epinephrine?

Novacaine heart att: Novacaine can cause heart problems if it is overdosed. Will decrease the absorption of the novacaine into your blood, but it to can cause heart problems when injected directly into the blood stream. A heart attack happens when the oxygen consumption in the heart exceeds the blood supply to a section of heart. This is more likely to happen whith an unintended bloodstream injection of epinephrine. ...Read more

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I am a heart attack patient.There are many medicines i consume.Help me to reduce its intake and avoid its side effects?

Need help: Your pcp, and cardiologist need to work with you. It is possible to reduce if you make some choices. Stop smoking lose weight regular exercize. ...Read more

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Does RA in the sternum give the same side effects as a heart attack?

Does RA in the sternum give the same side effects as a heart attack?

Side effects no: Ra can cause chest pain by affecting the synovial joints between the ribs and sternum.It does not cause the same problems as a heart attack. ...Read more

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I want to stop taking Celebrex 200mg for my arthritis pain because of the long term side effects, heart attack & stroke. I've been on it over 5 years?

I want to stop taking Celebrex 200mg for my arthritis pain because of the long term side effects, heart attack & stroke.  I've been on it over 5 years?

NSAIDs: As rheumatologists, we now, educate patient said NSAIDs such as Celebrex should be taken as needed. I routinely recommend topical NSAID treatments as well as other pain medicines which are not opioids. I recommend being seen by a rheumatologist for more detail and specific therapy in your case. ...Read more

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Myocardial Infarction (Definition)

Myocardial infarction, or heart attack, is a condition where part of the heart muscle loses its blood supply due to calcification in and ...Read more