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Can You Die From Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome
Yes, many reasons: Sleep disturbances with resultant auto accidents, trauma from falling with fractures and subsequent complications, swallowing difficulties with aspiration pneumonia, blood pressure drops resulting in fainting or falling, associated dementia causing further complications. Since a disease of older adults, any of the above could be catastrophic. ...Read more
POTS not risk for PD: Although people with parkinson's disease may have some signs of autonomic nervous system dysfunction- postural orthostatic tachycardic syndome (pots) is not recognized as a risk factor in the development of parkinson's disease. It can exist as 2 separate entities but it is not believed to be a cause/effect type of relationship. I've included a chart which shows where parkinson's and pots are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No.: Asperger's syndrome (which actually no longer a diagnosis in the new dsm-v) is an autisitc spectrum disorder characterized by poor social skills, a lack of understanding social interactions and interpersonal skills as well as being disconnected from others. In now way is fatal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Heart Arrhythmia: Largely, this is a genetic disorder - so there is no reason to think it can be caused by ssris. The symptom list is long and available online. Mostly they relate to cardiac function - i.e., chest pain, weakness, fatigue, etc. Here's more info than you might want: https://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/wolff%e2%80%93parkinson%e2%80%93white_syndrome best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hypermobility: The term "hypermobility syndrome" is usually used to refer to persons who have excessive mobility of their joints (eg., can bend their thumbs all the way back to touch their forearm, etc.) while it may be associated with increased achiness, it does not do any serious harm. Marfan's disease is a specific genetic condition which features both hypermobility and a separate heart valve abnormality. ...Read more
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How likely is it for me to develop left ventricular hypertrophy from my wolff Parkinson white syndrome? I have many SVT episodes, heart rate 175-200.
Sometimes: A familial form of WPW syndrome has been reported as an autosomal dominant trait. 3.4% have a 1st degree relative with preexcitation syndrome. However, this claims are based on small studies. Two genetic studies of three families, found abnormalities in chromosome 7. Missense mutation were identified in the PRKAG2 gene which encodes the gamma -2 regulatory subunit of AMP-activated protein kinase ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, SJS is serious: Stevens johnson syndrome (eryth. Multi. Major, ten) is a rare but sometimes fatal allergic reaction. A person can have fever, malaise (general discomfort), skin itching, joint aches, and a fairly rapid appearance of reddened spots or patches all over. The rash can have "target" or "bulls-eye" spots, and even blisters. Eye irritation can occur, as well as sores on eyelids, lips, and in the mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, but: The cause of the syndrome (drooped eye, lack of sweating, pain in the shoulder or arm) is usually lung cancer! first described by hare in the london medical gazette in 1835. Pancoast was a radiologist at penn and said it was incurable. It is cured as frequently as other lung presentations, commonly treated with chemo/rt, then surgery. ...Read more
How dangerous is wide complex tachycardia in Wolff Parkinson white patients? Risk of sudden death?
WPW: Wide complex tachycardia in WPW can be benign but not always. It is important to discuss with your cardiologist or electrophysiology physician and ask your specific situation. ...Read more
No: Sjogren's does give you a somewhat increased risk of malignant lymphoma, and it may run with a disease like lupus or scleroderma which you'd know by now whether or not you have. By itself, sjogren's is a nuisance disease. The most dangerous feature is that maybe 1% of patients get a vasculitis that can cause brain dysfunction that mimics multiple sclerosis. Be alert as it's manageable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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