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Does kyphosis cause heart issues? Or c5-c6 herniated disc symptoms are similar to heart issues symptoms.

Does kyphosis cause heart issues? Or c5-c6 herniated disc symptoms are similar to heart issues symptoms.

May be: Kyphosis does not cause any heart diease. How ever depending on the severity of kyphosis, people are more prone to get degenerative changes and arthritic changes in spine. This in turn can pinch the nerves and may cause referred pain in chest wall which would mascaraed as heart pain. ...Read more

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Does age increase the severity of eds symptoms/problems?

Does age increase the severity of eds symptoms/problems?

Yes: Ed becomes more common with increasing age. However, other factors play a role and are certainly more controllable. Not smoking, and controlling blood sugars and blood pressure will help symptoms of ed. Also, exercising will increase blood flow and decrease symptoms of ed. ...Read more

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Do gastrointestinal issues/problems occur with eds?

Do gastrointestinal issues/problems occur with eds?

Not common: It depends on the subtype of ehlors-danlos syndrome, but not a common feature except in the most severe subtypes with excessive tissue tears without much trauma. Speak with york physician to see if you have any of those subtypes. ...Read more

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Are children diagnosed before age 3 years with hypotonia also more prone to heart problems?

Are children diagnosed before age 3 years with hypotonia also more prone to heart problems?

Not a direct relatio: There is no direct relationship in children with hypotonia and children with hypotonia are not more prone to heart disease but there are conditions like down syndrome and others where we see hypotonia and congenital heart disease, and some children with congenital heart disease may be hypotonic as well. ...Read more

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Common symptoms of Marfan's syndrome?

Marfan Syndrome: There is significant variability in how marfan syndrome presents in people. Possibly symptoms include: tall height; long arms, legs, fingers & toes, heart murmur, curved spine, flat feet, nearsightedness & deformity of the breast bone. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of lupus induced heart problems?

What are signs and symptoms of lupus induced heart problems?

Irregular pulse: Lupus may be associated with irregular heart beats and other forms of heart problems. Your doctor can do an EKG and some blood tests to check for involvement. Good luck. How was your lupus diagnosis made? ...Read more

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Are speech problems a symptom of williams syndrome?

Are speech problems a symptom of williams syndrome?

Not necessarily: Williams syndrome is actually associated with early delayed speech followed by strong speaking abilities and strong learning by hearing. ...Read more

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At what age are people typically diagnosed with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome? Unlikely at age 35?

At what age are people typically diagnosed with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome? Unlikely at age 35?

Not unlikely: at all !! The syndrome can vary in its various abnormalities so that it can be Diagnosed in childhood and in milder cases later in life..the answer really is ALL AGE GROUPS! Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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Are unexplained peripheral neuropathy issues typically diagnosed anxiety?

Kinda: Symptoms of a generalized anxiety disorder do over lap with many known neurologic disorders. Unexplained peripheral neuropathy is a valid diagnosis. They can be objectively evaluated with EMG and ncs. ...Read more

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I have weight problems, memory problems, mood swings, painful periods, racing heartbeat/anxiety problems, and family history of thyroid problems. Help?

I have weight problems, memory problems, mood swings, painful periods, racing heartbeat/anxiety problems, and family history of thyroid problems. Help?

Need a start point: We perform at our best if we get enough restful sleep, a balanced nutrition, exercise & are free from illness.You need to write down all the issues that impact your life & all the questions you have.If you can find a way to get at least 8 hrs sleep, it might begin to help now.Schedule a checkup and take your list.Be sure to ask everything & take notes.If you don't get answers try another doc ...Read more

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Are vision problems an early symptom of hiv?

Are vision problems an early symptom of hiv?

No: Patients with HIV develop eye problems with their eyes when their white blood cell counts drop- the cd4 count. If the cd4 count falls below 250. Patients with HIV can have other eye infections associated with sexually transmitted diseases (stds) such as herpes simplex virus, gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis. ...Read more

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Can sertraline cause bipolar symptoms? What age do bipolar symptoms usually appear?

Can sertraline cause bipolar symptoms? What age do bipolar symptoms usually appear?

Yes if...: You are susceptible e.g. family history in parents of bipolar disorder. This phenomenon is called kindling e.g. Zoloft (sertraline) and others can thus kindle mood swings. Varies by individual at what age and so can be at any age. Clinically, in general we have seen patients as young as 3 and as old as 18 in child adolescent psychiatry. take care. ...Read more

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Can problems arise such as balance issues and hyperthyroidism 40 years after having encephalitis at age 16?

Can problems arise such as balance issues and hyperthyroidism 40 years after having encephalitis at age 16?

Unlikely: These should prompt a detailed and thorough evaluation from a good clinician. The probability that either was a result of encephalitis at age 16 is almost as remote as winning the lottery without buying a ticket. Go see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are common problems associated with scoliosis?

What are common problems associated with scoliosis?

Idiopathic scoliosis: Idiopathic (spontaneous without a cause) scoliosis is not a painful condition. Back pain in scoliosis is similar to that of people with a straight spine unless lumbar curves exceed 30-50 degrees and thoracic curves exceed 50-70 degrees. Curve progression occurs with aging by about .5 degree per year. It is not likely to "compress organs" or cause breathing, heart or neurologic probs unless severe. ...Read more

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What are some common symptoms associated with heart problems?

What are some common symptoms associated with heart problems?

So varied: Symptoms vary from person to person and also with the particular problem of the heart. There can be chest pain (often squeezing pressure) this can radiate to arms, back, neck. There can be shortness of breath, fatigue, palpitations edema, and dizziness. You may be unable to lie flat b/c of sob or wake up at night sob. And many more symptoms. All of these can be associated w/other diseases, too. ...Read more

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Are mental problems linked to age?

Are mental problems linked to age?

Not directly: Of course, some types of mental problems are increasingly common in older people (e.g., dementia), but it is not the age, per se, that causes it. Instead, some types of brain disease processes can begin to show up as a person ages. These diseases are sometimes manifested as memory or other cognitive problems or difficulties. Other mental disorders also tend to have onsets within specific ages. ...Read more

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Breathlessness age 19 no other symptoms?

Breathlessness age 19 no other symptoms?

Get a physical: exam and breathing tests from your doctor. If it is negative then it is probably due to anxiety. ...Read more

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Can children develop heart issues?

Can children develop heart issues?

Depends: There are rare conditions where kids develop coronary issues like an adult (progeria, kawasaki disease).Most kid heart issues relate to defects in the way their heart was formed, and those issues can be quite substantial. Kids are also more susceptible to rheumatic heart disease, which can occur after untreated strep throat. ...Read more

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I'm concerned. What symptoms go with congenital abnormalities?

I'm concerned. What symptoms go with congenital abnormalities?

It Depends: Congenital abnormality is a very broad and non-specific term. Symptoms will depend on which organs (body parts) are affected. Typically functions of those organs may be affected, sometimes though you may have congenital abnormalities which will be without any symptoms. ...Read more

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