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Can You Take Mucinex Dm If You Have Congestive Heart Issues
Otherwise known simply as heart failure, is a condition in which the heart muscle is weakened. It may be receiving inadequate blood flow, its valves might be malfunctioning or the heart muscle might have thickened or stiffened. As a result, the heart, which is a pump, cannot supply the body with ...Read more
My grandmother was on a vent after weakening from congestive heart failure. Why treat breathing if heart problem?
Resting the heart: Breathing involves a lot energy and muscle work; if your heart is not strong enough to perform the work that is involved in breathing then you try to rest the heart by having a machine breathe for you. ...Read more
My LDL is very high 225mg/dl. Do I already have coronary heart disease? Not a smoker, no dm. I also lowered it down to 105mg/dl.
How should a cold be treated with a heart condition? Decongestants are out. Is expectorant such as Mucinex (guaifenesin) ok? Thanks.
Is a heart rate of 140-150 an acceptable heart rate for a 5 year old with a fever of 102.5 and cough? He's taken mucinex and albuterol 2 hrs ago.
Please help I am very scared will Mucinex (guaifenesin) increase my anxiety or heart rate I have COPD and afib I am very concerned about the Mucinex (guaifenesin) I need it to?
I have heart issues. My boss throw tantrums, or reams me out, which cause stress. They won't let me take vac or sick day?
Would chest pains be caused by a heart issues if someone is 24 and takes good care of their body (e.g. exercise, eating, etc)?
Been cutting in half 25 mg of Atenolol and taking it. Do I take it if BP gets to normal?? Read on here it can cause serious heart issues if I do
I am 53 year old male. I take lisintipril no heart issues. I have left side headaches, cannot sometimes put words in sentence together when overstress?
Neurologist: This is not an appropriate forum for your urgent medical condition. You need a thorough and urgent workup with your Neurologist. Your family doctor can help you get directed to the right care. But, please sign off of the internet and get to medical care today. ...Read more
Any time: It absolutely doesn't matter at all. The antiplatelet effect of Aspirin lasts for the life of the platelet (10 days) and is irreversible. By taking an Aspirin each day, you assure that all platelets are affected. The timing doesn't matter since 90% of your platelets are affected on any given day. ...Read more
If you are experiencing shoulder pain from heart issues, how long would it take to progress into heart attack?
Shoulder issues: Most shoulder issues have nothing to do with the heart. When shoulder pain is caused by myocardial ischemia, it does indicate the possibility of a future heart attack. If the heart problem isn't treated, the likelihood of an event is higher than if it is aggressively treated. Timing prediction relates to the frequency and severity of the symptoms. This should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more
My Rhumathologist gave me predinsone 5 mg daily for my Sjögren's and lupus. Is that ok to take with heart issues?
Unable to answer: You should trust your own rheumatologist and not rely on the internet answers from doctors who have no access to your medical records. You do not even mention what specific heart issues you have. ...Read more
Coq10 helps my heart issues and fibromyalgia but what dose should I take? I've been taking 1200mg but how much can my liver process? Its expensive.
Prior to the 20th century, traveling peddlers sold tonics that were touted to treat just about everything. See this list for coenzq10 from the mayo clinic: http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/coenzyme-q10/ns_patient-coenzymeq10/dsection=evidence
there is no proof that coq10 treats anything. No dose has been shown to be effective. 1200 mg daily is the most that's ever advised however. ...Read more
It is possible that a person diagnosed with stage 4 congestive heart failure take a long car or train trip?
Yes, but: Yes, but they need to take precautions. They should move around, stretch, and walk every 2 hrss to avoid a blood clot. If travel is prolonged, Lovenox (enoxaparin) should be considered. One must be sure to have enough of all of their medicines and, if necessary, oxygen. Their diuretic may be inconvenient and a urine bottle can be helpful. However, it's just as restful to sit in a car or train as in a bedroom. ...Read more
Why do I sometimes feel like my heart stops and I need to take deep breaths? Is it a heart problem or anxiety?
Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. See doc to rule out medical conditions and see a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...Read more
What are some preventative test you can take to prevent congestive heart failure? What are the signs? What is congestive heart failure and how is it caused, and what is the result of the body after congestive heart failure?
a semster's worth:
That is a semester's worth of questions. The American Heart Association is a good place to start :
http://www. Hearthub. Org/hc-heart-failure. Htm ...Read more
How strong can pvcs get? I have something I feel that takes my breath away and makes me cough. Family history of heart issues.
PVCs matter!: Too many pvcs with accompanying symptoms are somewhat worrisome. The presence of it prevents accurate diagnosis via ECG gated tests such as nuclear stress, i.e. Mpi. A better and perhaps the only choice for you is multifunction cardiogram. It may save your life! Http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram. ...Read more
What happens if someone has congestive heart failure and takes medicine how long do they have to live?
It varies: Death in the first year can vary from 10% to 25% depending on the cause of the heart failure, the severity of the heart dysfunction, the age of the patient and the presence of co morbidities such as kidney failure, diabetes, etc. The natural history of heart failure which is progressive can be altered by medications and intervention such as bi ventricular pacing or resynchronization ...Read more
Which holistic and alternative medicine way to take care of congestive heart failureis considered the best?
I was taking acai berry cleanse. And I have congestive heart condition....And take meds for it. Can I still take the acai berry cleanse.
CHF: I'd b e careful about those cleanses. If you should get dehydrated or overhydrated you could run into problems. ...Read more
I often like to eat pizza, how to make sure to eat in a healthy way so to avoid any heart problem. Need tips like don't take coke with pizza etc?
Eating: Pizza in moderation, avoid sugary beverages, eat pizza with unsweetened tea or water, exercise, eat lots of vegetables before the pizza ...Read more
Is there any way to make sure to eat pizza (except making at home) in a healthy way so to avoid heart problem Need tips, eg: don't take coke with pizza?
Limited consumption: You should eat veggie pizza only occasionally (like 1-2x a month). And very little cheese, if any. No meat. Pizza is not a healthy food no matter what you read or anyone else says. However, it is better than most other fast foods. Try to get pizza made with whole grain not white flour. Never drink soda/coke - it is never healthy. Drink water or tea. Exercise regularly (don;t need to do aerobics). ...Read more
Maybe: Co enzyme Q and Omega 3 have been the most studied supplements in many conditions including cardiovascular disease and the common condition where the 2 supplements have a possible positive benefit is heart failure. The effect in survival is minimal at best and likely due to a reduction in sudden cardiac death specially Omega 3 ...Read more
You haven't told: Us what your cardiac problem is. Consider resubmitting with more information. ...Read more
I am 67. Is it better to take 200 mg Ubiquinol daily rather than only 100mg? Have hypertension but no heart problem.
Unknown: The safety and efficacy have not been established so no one can reliably answer your question. The reported doses that are used are: heart protection after heart attack: 60 mg twice a day, cardiomyopathy: 100-600 mg a day; Parkinson's Disease: 300-1200 mg a day. It's your choice, your risk. ...Read more
If you have heartburn, and take pantoprazole and it completely stops, does that mean the problem didn't originate from a heart problem?
Dear sir I have heart problem. In case I already had visit the doctor. He suggested me not to take any type of tension. What should I do?
More information: Needed to answer. What kind of heart problem? What symptoms? Etc. ...Read more
I was reading on internet that viagara is the house of heart attack in few ppls I don't have any heart problem can I take half pill of 25 mg to start?
Here are some...: Known to us and common sense, nothing is free and no drug is free of adverse side effects on certain people, which are unpredictable by any medical professionals; so, always use a drug with care and responsibility. The only surest way to avoid adverse effect from a drug is not use it. But most initial question is why you need to use a Viagra (sildenafil) or just to push your reasonable sex ability beyond limit ...Read more
Is arnica Montana safe? It says online to not take oral. But my surgeon seems to think it's fine. Can it cause heart issues? Already have pvcs.
See below: Arnica Montana is a useful anti-inflammatory herb when used as a cream, but it is toxic when taken internally. Arnica is also sold as little white Homeopathic pills which are safe to ingest because in the popular 30X dilution they contain no Arnica, just plain water. There is no scientific basis for the claims of Homeopathy that despite having no molecules of the substance the "essence" remains. ...Read more
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