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Doctor insights on: Cardiac Dysrhythmia Signs And Symptoms

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Can you please tell me the heredity risks associated with cardiac dysrhythmia?

Arrhythmia: Look at this site: http://medicalcenter.Osu.Edu/heart/conditions/pages/conditions/inheritedarrhythmiadisorders.Aspx.

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more


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Can you tell me signs and symptoms of someone with cardiac disease?

Can you tell me signs and symptoms of someone with cardiac disease?

Heart Disease: Cardiac disease is a broad term. Be specific, what is your disease. Common symptyoms are chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, dizziness, syncope and many more. ...Read more

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Are there signs and symptoms of upcoming cardiac arrest?

Are there signs and symptoms of upcoming cardiac arrest?

Maybe: In many cases the answer is no. In some cases there may be signs of underlying coronary artery disease. So increasing episodes of chest pain, chest pressure, or chest fullness maybe associated with shortness of breath, nausea . If this discomfort is provoked by exertion and becomes increasingly easy to provoke and even occurs at rest, this is a potential sign of trouble and needs evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some signs and symptoms of cardiac arrest?

What are some signs and symptoms of cardiac arrest?

Heart stops...: In cardiac arrest, the heart stops beating. So, the person will be unconscious, unarousable and have no pulse and not be breathing. The person is clinically dead and CPR needs to be performed immediately and an AED used, if available. Call 911 immediately and they will instruct you on what to do before professional help arrives. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some signs and symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest?

Can you tell me some signs and symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest?

Cardiac arrest: By definition cardiac arrest present with cessation of heart function. This might be preceded by chest pain, a sensation of impending doom, or heart fluttering, or low blood pressure symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of left sided heart failure associated with decreased cardiac output?

What are the signs and symptoms of left sided heart failure associated with decreased cardiac output?

Swelling: The left side of the heart pumps blood throughout your body. When it fails, it decreases blood flow to organs. This can cause kidney injury, liver injury, fatigue, shortness of breath with little exertion, swelling of the feet and legs, fluid build-up in the lungs, and difficulty sleeping flat due to shortness of breath. Medications and diet are important for this disease! ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of left sided heart failure due associated with decreased cardiac output?

What are the signs and symptoms of left sided heart failure due associated with decreased cardiac output?

Congestion: Breathlessness, especially with exertion. Easy fatigability. Impaired exercise capacity. These are early signs. Without treatment, one becomes short of breath resting, especially when lying down (orthopnea) and at night (paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea). Eventually the right heart also fails leading to swelling (edema), abdominal fluid (ascites and effusions), and cachexia (wasting). ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of coronary artery disease?

What are signs and symptoms of coronary artery disease?

Sometimes none: Coronary disease may have no symptoms until a heart attack occurs. The most common symptom is chest tightness, felt under the breastbone, though it may be felt in the jaw or left arm. "angina" is chest pain that comes with physical or emotional stress, when the heart is working harder. The pain o a heart attack is similar but can come at rest and lasts longer. ...Read more

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What are some cerebral dysrhythmia symptoms?

What are some cerebral dysrhythmia symptoms?

Terminology: Cerebral dysrhythmia is an EEG description of electrical brain irritability and can be associated with several conditions including migraine, and epilepsy. ...Read more

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What medication is good for cerebral dysrhythmia?

What medication is good for cerebral dysrhythmia?

Depends on cause: Cerebral dysrhythmia is a term describing an EEG pattern which could be due to epilepsy, migraine, head injury, or any other problem which can affect brain adversely. Therefore clinical correlation is required to pin down cause, and then appropriate interventions can be started. ...Read more

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Dysrhythmia, and heart exploding, what to do?

Dysrhythmia, and heart exploding, what to do?

Oh no!: "heart exploding" conjures up all sorts of terrible images! please don't say that! are you having racing heart beats or irregular heart beats? Are you having chest pressure? Your description suggests a severity that may better served via a formal exam with either a pcp or else a cardiologist. Use caffeine? Stop. If you use recreational drugs or smoke cigarettes then don't. A holter monitor usefu. ...Read more

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Disorganized activity of 7-8 c/sec alpha theta mix with delta waves nearly symetrical & synchronous over both hemisphere general cerebral dysrhythmia?

Disorganized activity of 7-8 c/sec alpha theta mix with delta waves nearly symetrical & synchronous over both hemisphere
general cerebral dysrhythmia?

Question?: If you are trying to assess the meaning of this EEG finding, it is best to go over it with your ordering physician. The EEG is meaningless without a clinical context, which presumably is why it was ordered. Speak to the ordering physician. ...Read more

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What is mild cerebral dysrhythmia?

What is mild cerebral dysrhythmia?

EEG abnormalities: This is an old term for various abnormalities of the electroencephalogram. While i'm not a neurologist or electroencephalographer, i'd caution you against folks who may interpret these in a way that is not evidence-based. Especially if you've been told that this will be reflected in behavior or reflects a need for medication or supplements without clear symptoms, get another opinion. ...Read more

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What does this mean? The findings are suggestive of a left temporal dysrhythmia in addition to a deeply situated dysfunction projecting to the cerebral hemisphere bilaterally.

What does this mean?  The findings are suggestive of a left temporal dysrhythmia in addition to a deeply situated dysfunction projecting to the cerebral hemisphere bilaterally.

it is complex: From an eeg report? An area in the l temporal area(on the side of the brain where sensory stimuli, visual memories and language are processed) where they see and abnormal rhythm, as well as something abnormal deep in the brain(the part that controls more basic things like breathing and wakefulness) that goes out to both sides of the brain(where thinking and information processing occurs). ...Read more

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Is premature ventricular contraction a health risk and what are the precautions needed by a client having this kind of dysrhythmia?

Is premature ventricular contraction a health risk and what are the precautions needed by a client having this kind of dysrhythmia?

Generally not: A big concern but they can make people symptomatic. Hydration and reducing stress can be very effective at minimizing these but if still problematic medication can also help. ...Read more

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Cerebral dysrhythmia left frontal/temporal lobes Causing emotional outbursts. What could be appropriate treatment for adults?

Cerebral dysrhythmia left frontal/temporal lobes Causing emotional outbursts. What could be appropriate treatment for adults?

Unfamiliar: I'm unfamiliar with this terminology - was an EEG performed and this was noted in the report? Please clarify and restate your question based on more precise descriptions of this "dysrhythmia". ...Read more

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What is bell s palsy signs and symptoms?

What is bell s palsy signs and symptoms?

Facial paralysis: Sudden onset of one-sided paralysis or weakness of facial muscles (usually onset in minutes or hours) which may be associated with reduced blinking from one eye, excessive tear production, altered speech and swallowing, ringing in the ear, sensitivity to loud noise, altered taste, prickly numb facial sensations, ear pain. ...Read more