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WhenHeartBadlyReacts: Cardiac distress is when the heart doesn't react well to the conditions on it. For instance, during exercise, activity, running, etc., the heart should be pumping more blood to the body; in distress, the heart shuts down, or pumps less. There are many reasons for cardiac distress, but use HealthTap Prime or TTYD if you think this is what you have. ESTABLISH a DIAGNOSIS before treating or worrying. ...Read more
Multiple things: Cardiac output is the product of heart rate in stroke volume. Thus, an increase in heart rate results in an increase in cardiac output. Stroke volume can be affected by changes in preload, afterload, and contractility (strength of contraction). Preload is "priming the pump". Afterload is the resistance to ejection during systole (contraction). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cause of death: Brain swelling (edema) will eventually cause the brain to herniate through one of the layers of protective scaffolding. This usually leads to wild fluctuations in blood pressure and rapidly to respiratory and cardiac arrest. However, the cause of death is the cause of the brian edema, not the cardiac arrest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ecg , cardiac echo, heart enzyme , chest ct, cardiac angio ct, all ok.Still resting heart pulse 53-62.Increase when move.Exclude cardiac issue?
Yes: It can happen if the heart has a bad reaction to the stress. Usually stress will lead to heart attack first, which is bad enough. If these conditions exist you should try to reduce stress and anxiety level by having a physical and changing your lifestyle. Talk to your family physician about your risk factors for heart disease. ...Read more
Symptoms of weight loss, heart palpitations, stomach pain, and respiratory distress. Viral or anxiety?
Virus vs anxiety: Anxiety last a long time (weeks-months) and can cause a vicious cycle of damages, while a viral infection is self limited in time ( days to a week max) and people recuperates rapidly thereafter even without treatment. Lasting anxiety needs long lasting treatment with psychotherapy or medications or both. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Effect, not cause: Shortness of breath is a symptom. It can be caused by alot of different things. Some of those things could cause sudden cardiac death. For example, a heart attack can present as shortness of breath and lead to sudden death. A pulmonary embolism can cause sob and lead to death. But also remember, alot of benign things can cause sob. Needs to be properly evaluated. ...Read more
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