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Automated Heart Fibrillator
Palpitations: You are having palpitations, which can be caused by many things, including thyroid issues, anxiety, arrhythmias, caffeine, hypoglycemia, among many other things. You need to be evaluated both with blood tests and possibly with a 24 hour monitor called a holter monitor to see what the heart is doing during these episodes from an electrical standpoint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is Automatic dysfunction? And what does it have to do with your heart? And just how bad is this issue? What treatments are there to fix this?
Autonomic dysfx: You likely refer to autononimc dysfunction. Read this for information: http://www.healthline.com/health/autonomic-dysfunction#Overview1 ...Read more
Blood pressure automatic cuff: heart races everytime I feel the pressure of the cuff. Tomorrow, MD visit. How do I handle this?
Exam: First- purchase a reliable BP cuff and pulse monitor. Next, monitorbP and pulse 3x/day in a darken quiet room and keep a BP and pulse journal. Trust your physician. ...Read more
How should I deal with automatic disorder? It's too soon for me to get tired (fast heart rate, fainting, sweating after a couple of mins'running)
Autonomic disorder: If dysautonomia, then you need either a cardiologist or neurologist to advise you because other conditions may be associated with dysautonomia. If this is pots only, recommendations may also include increasing fluid & possibly salt intake, though it needs to be addressed with the physician who knows you to ensure it's the right thing to do for you. Personalized medical advice thru your doc only. ...Read more
My gma (85yrs) was diagnosed with a-fib. Could she have a heart attack? Do we need to do cpr or use a defibrillator while waiting for an ambulance?
Hi Docs! I have 5 yrs HBP & now my blood pressure fluctuates a lot. Is a Digital Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor & Heart Beat Meter ok to monitor my bp?
BP monitoring: It is best to use an arm cuff blood pressure automated monitor for the best accuracy, but the wrist monitor may give an estimate. Compare its reading with an accurate pharmacy blood pressure machine or manual cuff pressure measured by a health care worker. Calibration for under or overestimation this way may help. ...Read more
Death likely from congestive heart failure; gurgling when breathing, then loss of consciousness/foam coming from nose/mouth. Could cpr have helped?
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