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Can I Take Tramadol If I Have Atrial Fib
Last EkG show atrial fib, I took diltazem 240 but it didn't help ..any supplements or medications to take fix that..I have chest pain and dizziness ?
Could i be having congestive heart failure i had a pacemaker put in last year because of atrial fib i take diltiazem which was just increased to 360 mg from 240 mg for the last few days and nights I am short of breath i wake up short of breath seems t
If : If you are experiencing shortness of breath and difficulty breathing when laying down, these are signs of congestive heart failure, and more specifically left heart failure. In left heart failure, fluid builds up in the lungs causing shortness of breath and difficulty breathing when laying down. Fatigue is also a sign that your heart may be working too hard. See a doctor sooner than your appointment. Go to the emergency room to be assessed if you can not get in right away to see your cardiologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which second antihypertensive medication can go safe with valium?Also takes metropolol, has atrial fib and still has high blood pressure?
BP meds: There are many classes of BP medications out there and some of them have extra benefits in other chronic conditions like diabetes, kidney & cardiovascular diseases, etc. If your BP is uncontrolled, a doctor who knows your history, allergies, and other meds can help determine which BP medication would be most appropriate to add in your specific circumstance. Watch the salt intake. All the best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: There are multiple potential cause of painful, swollen elbows in a patient with no injury; not likely related directly to your atrial fibrillation or bad knees. Most common causes are usually arthritic or inflammatory such as gout or an ilex rankin bursitis for example. Don't hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis and discussion of treatment options. ...Read more
Did I have Atrial Fib. or Heart Trouble? I'm SCARED. My heart/chest vibrated, I felt weird, & cold flush. Was this a panic attack, or a heart problem?
Usual suspect: Anxiety is the likely suspect. Especially at your age w/ your medical history. If youthful cardiovascular problems are in your family history you'd know and should be examined, or if it's part of a syndrome you suffer - like Marfan's - you'd be being monitored for heart issues regularly already. It's a good idea to consider CBT therapy for skills in dealing w/ issues like anxiety, OCD. It works! ...Read more
It depends...: Revlimid (lenalidomide) is an important treatment for myelodysplastic syndromes. Not treating these syndromes may be more dangerous than being on revlimid (lenalidomide). That said, i would be particulary concerned about blood clot formation. Both a. Fib and Revlimid (lenalidomide) increase your tendency to form blood clots in your heart. Talk to your doc about whether or not you need to be on anticoagulants w/ revlimid (lenalidomide). ...Read more
I've just started taking amiodarone for atrial fib.. I was cardioverted back to rhythm and now i'm out again. Is it wise to discontinue the ami?
Amiodarone: Amiodarone is one of the most effective antiarrhythmics in cardiology. It stays in your system up to 12 weeks. Please do not discontinue amiodarone or any other medication without speaking to your doctor. Even though you are back in afib the amiodarone is holding your rate lower than if you were not taking it. ...Read more
No.: Af is a disease that become more common after age 50. It is unusual, but not especially rare, to have af before this age. Often other conditions can be found that trigger af in young people - like hyperthyroidism, caffeine, alcohol, valve disease, etc. Sometimes af can occur "out of the blue" in young people - usually referred to as "lone af". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Atrial fibrillation, by definition, is an irregularity in the heartbeat, and therefore is detectable by manual palpation of someone's pulse. It should always be confirmed with an EKG tracing, because there are other causes of pulse irregularity which occasionally can be difficult to distinguish on physical exam, and which have different implications for therapy from atrial fib. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is it dangerous to travel to high elevation.10000 if have atrial fib and hi B.P. well controlled?
My husband has atrial fib and recently had episodes of presyncope. He was told he was 'dry'. What's this mean?
Dehydration: He essentially needs fluids.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there a difference between atrial fib and skipped beats? I have both at different times. Skipped beats may proceed atrial fib, but not always.
Yes: Atrial fibrillation is a special kind of irregular heart rhythm. Skipped beats can occur for a variety of reasons such as simply a normal beat that comes early, to a beat coming from a place in the heart that is atypical from the normal beat. Some people may also have other rapid irregular heart rhythms that are not atrial fibrillation. A heart monitor usually can distinguish among these. ...Read more
I suffer from debilitating (don't leave house) anxiety and depression. All started when I was diagnosed with atrial fib and had a few bad attacks.?
NOT UNUSUAL: It is natural to have anxiety after being diagnoses with atrial fibrillation especially at such a young age. Anxiety symptoms can mimic cardiac and vice versa. So make sure the atrial fibrillation is being treated and then see if you can work on the anxiety with a therapist or psychiatrist. Can use deep breathing/relaxation or consider medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is thier a cure for atrial fib? Are betta blockers the only choice? Always irregular never in sinus rhythm. Have had this for most of life. Thank you
Cure: a Strong Word: There are options. Many patients maintain sinus rhythm (normal rhythm) on certain meds called antiarrhythmics of which there are many types. There are also catheter-based ablation procedures which can provide symptom relief and even elimination of fib in a relatively young man like you. Talk to a cardiac electrophysiologist about your options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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