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Can A Blocked Circumflex Artery Cause Breathing Problems
Arteries are defined as blood vessels which carry blood away from the heart (to either the body or lungs). Arteries: higher pressure, thicker walls, stretch (pulse) with each heart contraction & deliver blood to the arterioles which control the flow to individual capillaries. Veins are blood vessels which carry blood from capillaries back to the heart (body to right heart; ...Read more
How much blockage in artery or arteries can cause a heart attack. Also does blockage come from plaque and clot.
Blockage is 100%: to suffer an injury the artery must get closed off for a period of time. Talks about percent stenosis (narrowing) reflect how much of the native artery remains open for flow, that number also gives an estimate about how possible it would be for a small clot to come along and plug up that vessel. The usual way the "door slams shut" is when a clot floats in and finishes making a blockage. ...Read more
Coronary: Coronary arteries can spasm and if duration long enough damage can be done. If identified during work up there is treatment . Most heart attacks are atherosclerotic and thrombotic. Migraines and headaches can relate to spasm, but brain damage from those is unusual. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can past vad - vertebral arterty dissection cause stenosis or a bruit in the carotid artery? Or any other stress to local arteries? What is the path?
Not usually: A bad trauma can cause dissection of vertebral and carotid arteries at the same time but rare. Carotid bruit can indicate a stenosis which is usually atherosclerosis. Fibromuscular dysplasia can cause narrowing. Fmd is usually in women. Fmd can affect the vertebral arteries and the carotid arteries. Fmd can cause dissection in vertebral and carotid arteries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carotid disease: If angiogram was "fine" then you must not have any. The best way is to get a piece of the blockage in the carotid and look at it under a microscope. Most common cause would be vascular damage (rust) from smoking, high blood pressure, high lipids or old trauma. Happy to do 2nd Opinion to help narrow this down in you. ...Read more
Many possible ways: Clogged heart arteries may be associated with hardening of the vessels in the brain because these 2 conditions have many of the same risk factors (diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking, etc). A clot in the heart may travel in the bloodstream and cause a stroke in the brain. It the heart clot affects the heart's ability to pump blood efficiently to brain, other problems due to that may also occur. ...Read more
Left subclavian athelsclerotic narrowing in artery can this cause dizziness ect. an what can i do for this ?
Maybe.: Sometimes, you can develop a condition called "subclavian steal" where the arm steals blood from the brain causing dizziness. Fixing the narrowing (sometimes with a stent) can stop the arm from stealing blood from the brain. See your physician if you would like more information. ...Read more
What would cause vasculitis in rt carotid artery and temporal arteries (or effect arteries of neck and head)? Past injury or vad a possible cause?
Could an aortic aneurism cause a chronic cough? (i read it can cause a legion on cranial nerve x causing problems in the larynx?)
Heart pain possible from heart arrhythmia? Or is heart pain only possible because of an blocked artery or clotted artery?
Yes but uncommon: Although uncommon, it is usually due to a congenital cause (conditions that one is born with). Classic atherosclerotic plaque is unlikely unless the patient has a severe form of family hyperlipidemia, type 1 diabetes, heavy smoker, Cocaine user, etc. Abnormal position of the coronary arteries is a rare but potential lethal cause of a heart attack. ...Read more
I currently take 1mg of ativan twice daily. I was prescribed 15mg ms contin twice a day. Safe to take together? Will I have breathing problems?
You're too young @26: You're too young @ 26y to be taking 2 major sedatives like Ativan and MS-Contin. What were they prescribed for? What symptoms are you having? Both Ativan & MS-Contin can impair breathing (as you recognized), increase sleepiness, & cause problems operating a vehicle. Are you sure you know how the combination will affect you? Talk to your doctor about alternatives. Or use HealthTap Prime. Good luck ...Read more
Tense: Being extremely tense can cause some breathing and other difficulties. ...Read more
Dyspnea or not?: There have been patients that develop a catch in their breath while on medications. In addition a more central problem can occur where one seems to almost forget to breathe. Ssri's and snri's (like effexor) seem to not infrequently cause this. Decreasing the dose typically does not eliminate it. It usually does not occur with all the other agents in these classes - you will find one that does not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Pulmonary side effects are among more rare and serious adverse effects of this medication but not common. ...Read more
Any: Breathing issue should be addressed by your doctor. Not sure the fatigue causing the breathing issue or the other way around. See your doctor ...Read more
Post nasal drip: The answer is essentially no in terms of cause and effect. But the 2 can be related. If you have rhinitis (nose inflammation) you can have congestion from swelling and a runny nose (post nasal drip when it goes backwards into the throat). Chronic sinusitis can be the cause. Allergy also is a possibility. If your nose is not runny or congested it can be a laryngeal reflux problem instead. ...Read more
Could having sleep apnea for so many years be the cause in having breathing problems when i exercise?
Read somewhere that vaseline near your nose can cause breathing problems because of the stuff its made with. Can it?
Near or in?: Vasoline can obstruct your breathing if you inhale it. Under you nose is okay. In your nose is not recommended. ...Read more
Does piriton allergy tablets cause breathing problems? I've been experiencing breathing difficulties since i've taken them.
No : Piriton is the uk version of chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine which is safe and has been available over the counter in the usa for decades. It can make your secretions dry and thick, so if you has asthma, it could make it worse, but that's true of all antihistamines, not just piriton. If you're short of breath, please seek medical help! ...Read more
What are the causes of one side of thyroid being swollen slightly? Creates breathing problems during the day especially in the morning. 26y/o male.
Multfactorial : It should never be assumed that all the symptoms a person is experiencing are coming from only one disease process. Each symptom reported should be thoroughly investigated by a physician, this requires a physicial examination to provide an accurate diagnosis. A primary care physician appointment is a good starting place. ...Read more
Rhomboid: Injured rhomboid muscle should have little to do with breathing mechanism. ...Read more
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