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Cardia Xt Medication
Diltiazem: Diltiazem is a medicine which lowers the blood pressure but also lowers the heart rate. This gives it an extra advantage but also means that people on this drug should be monitored by a cardiologist for slow heart rates. There are also multiple drug interactions with this drug. It is quite safe when prescribed by an eerie need doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
yes: I couldn't find any data on what percentage, if any systemic absorption occurs with Diltiazem cream, however, oral Diltiazem (which obviously has systemic effects) is considered safe for lactating women. ...Read more
Not advised: Don't try to do this at home. ...Read more
65 year old male; long term diagnosis of hypertension (4 medications daily); sinus cardia bradia (mild); pvc(mild). 6'4" 250lbs given the above diagnosis and with a major most concern for stroke, the question is: when searching for a cardiologist which
Could someone tell me about a hatial hernia in the cardia? And what the seriousness of the condition is.
Esophagus: The esophagus passes from chest to abdomen through the esophageal hiatus in the diaphragm. If it slides up and down or sticks out of place in the hiatus or next to the hiatus it can cause symptoms of irritation chest pain, reflux etc. The cardia is the name for the upper part of the stomach that slides with the lower esophagus. Some are treated medically and the worst may be treated surgical call. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was recently diagnosed with gaping cardia/ NERD. Please can you explain the meaning to me, causes and cure for it?
Unclear on question: Non Erosive Reflux Disease and a loose lower esophageal sphincter? Avoid stomach irritants - spicy food, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, acidic food (tomato/ citrus/ coffee). Eat small meals and do not lay down for at least 2 hrs after meals. Medication like omprazole, ranitidine, sucralfate can help. The only cure is surgery- fundoplication. See link:http://www.webmd.com/heartburn-gerd/guide/what-is-acid-reflux-disease ...Read more
Yes!: There are several benign arrythmias which do not directly cause death. These include premature atrial contractions, isolated premature ventricular contractions and atrial fibrillation. Frequent premature ventricular contractions (called runs), ventricular tachycardia, and ventricular fibrillation can affect blood flow to the heart (heart attack) and brain (stroke) and result in death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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On my gastroscopy i found out i had (translated) "hernia in the cardia" is that the same thing as hiatal hernia but a different word?
I had a endoscopy done a few months back...A hiatus hernia was found in the ge junction and in the cardia...Does this mean I have two hernias?
Probablythe same one: The cardia is at the top of the stomach ; the ge junction is at the bottom of the esophagus, so its sounds like your endoscopist was just being detailed in his/her description. Please call your doctor ; ask him/her your question to get a most accurate response ; better assess hernia size ; reduciblity (since after all he/she was the one inside looking). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosed with brady cardia and my blood pressure drops to 90/50 I get tiered and sleepy. They said I should have a base maker I need hel?
Probably not: Depends on the type of bradycardia you are having and how old you are. Pacemakers are rarely indicated for young people with isolated sinus bradycardia. They would be indicated for severe bradycardia (hr<30) with symptoms or for heart block (where the conduction doesn't make it from the top chambers to the lower chambers). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer