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Are There Any Good Herbal Remedies For Svt
Yes-No-Maybe: There is no specific herb guaranteed. I would focus on nutritional therapies to strengthen the body at the cellular molecular level and natural therapies to reduce stress, anxiety. These would focus on behavior modification, aromatherapy and basic micronutrition supplementation and reduction of oxidative stress. ...Read more
Not really: Pcos is a complex disorder involving Insulin resistance (pre-diabetes), hyperandrogenism (too much male-type hormones like testosterone) and changes in the ovaries. There are no well-proven herbal remedies, although i only searched studies reported in english. Women with pcos have more thyroid problems, but this has not been linked to lack of iodine - a mineral not a herbal unless seaweed counts. ...Read more
Wait a Minute--: The real answer is to determine why the child is crying. For example, if they have gas cramps or constipation, there may be natural products that help.It they have an ear infection, there are some pain relief strategies. Crying from a tantrum may need to be ignored. Find the cause is the best way to find the cure. ...Read more
There R a lot:
However, even herbal contains chemicals
that may interact with the medication u take.
Talk with u pcp first and tell him what medication u r on or at least ask u pharmacist. ...Read more
Absolutely: You are most probably one medication(s) to keep your heart rate controlled. It is advisable to ensure you Dentist knows about your cardiac condition. Often, the Dentist will then use a local anesthetic that does not contain epinephrine. This local anesthetic doe snot last as long, but multiple injections can be done to ensure you are profoundly numb for the entire procedure. ...Read more
Why?: There are several phases of sleep and one of the most important levels for maximum rest and renovation is delta phase. This is the deepest level of sleep in which hgh (human growth hormone) is released influencing every cell and in children provides one of the most potented hormones that naturally helps the body to grow and develop. This is why infants require so much sleep. ...Read more
24holter: pacs-974pvc-7 no svt/vt.Frequent dizziness correlates w/pac's. Is this a harmess finding, and what is the treatment?
PACs: Pacs usually do not cause symptoms. But there are rare situations. Follow-up with the doctor who ordered the holter. ...Read more
Depends on the SVT: Svt (supraventricular tachycardia) is a generic term for rhythm disturbances originating in the top part of the heart. Typical medicines used to treat svt include beta blockers or calcium blockers. Some svts require more potent medications or an invasive procedure called ablation. The key is to capture and define the specific rhythm problem - that will dictate the treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
Treatment for frequent Vasovagal attacks? I'm on propranolol 20 mg 2x daily for SVT & keep having these attacks.
What propranolol dosage should typically be given for SVT treatment? How many times to take daily?
Svt: Should discuss with your doc, more info needed. An average dose of 20mg, twice or three times a day for a 70kg person could be a start dose. ...Read more
You betcha: Many treatments. It depends on the severity and frequency of the svt and your age and general condition as well as other medical conditions you may have. You should discuss this with your primary care doc, possibly see a cardiologist, or, if necessary, an electrophysiologist for refractory cases. ...Read more
Many: Soy-based products are considered estrogen-like compounds and may help with some symptoms of pms. Also, if mood symptoms are the primary problem, exercise, the use of st. John's wort or same may be of help too. Lastly, there is some evidence behind the use of omega 3 fatty acids for mood too. ...Read more
None that work: There are excellent medicines available over the counter - cetirizine, desloratadine, loratadine, fexofenadine are all second generation, non-sedating and long acting. Chlorpheniramine is an old and dirt cheap but very effective short acting 1st gen. Diphenhydramine is dirt cheap, very effective but highly sedating and best used at bedtime. ...Read more
Just dx'd with svt. What are the main causes? What are long term effects on heart and body? Currently seeing cardiologist for treatment.
Complex: Usually it is caused by an electrical abnormality in the atria . It can be dangerous if it causes the heart to beat too long. But the. Patient would definitely feel it and know something is wrong. When the heart beats in svt for a long time there is a risk of heart failure or even cardiac arrest. ...Read more
No: Anyone who tells you otherwise is playing you for a fool. Cystic acne usually requires treatment with isotretinoin. This is not pleasant, risk-free, or cheap, but it gets the job done. If someone for whom you are responsible has cystic acne, you have a duty to get them treated effectively -- ur failure to do this is likely to lead to permanent scarring and permanent resentment. Do the right thing. ...Read more
A 7 year old child with a heart rate of 200 has unstable SVT (altered loc and delayed cap refill). What is the preferred treatment?
Multiple: As the other answer states, you should take your child to a pediatric cardiologist. He/she will determine the best treatment. In general, there are two options... medicines or a procedure called an EP study with a possible ablation. Each cardiologist is different, but either option is acceptable in my opinion for now. Ultimately, I would expect a cardiologist would perform an EP study. Seek help. ...Read more
Short svt episodes once a month. Dont affect my life in anyway.normal ecg and echo. Cardiologist said no treatment if i dont want. So can i go no med?
SVT: You report having seen a cardiologist with the opportunity to have a history, physical and lab evaluations and were told you don't have to have treatment. Why do you think folks out in the zephyr world who haven't seen you and your data could give a better opinion? Given what you presented, sounds like you can do fine with no meds. ...Read more
Adenosine In ER for emergency treatment of severe SVT episode. Could it not work and/or cause cardiac arrest/death?
Adenosine is useful: for the treatment of a certain type of SVT but not all SVTs. In addition, it is not always affective with an initial dose and requires second higher doses to be administered. It is unlikely but not impossible to cause cardiac arrest and/or death. Most SVTs are curable by radio frequency ablation in the hands of a qualified Electrophysiologist. Make an appointment for evaluation. ...Read more
6 short SVT type episode in last 7 months. Normal resting ecg and echo. Cardiologist said no treatment if episodes are infrequent and short. Agree?
Do not agree.: More than four episodes of SVT in a year is poor control. Are you certain this is SVT and not Atrial fibrillation or something else? There are many options for effective cure both medical and interventional. I would seek the advice of an electrophysiologist for your management. ...Read more