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Cardiac Problems In Eds
Yes : Cocaine is a known cause of heart attacks due to coronary vasospasm. Sometimes those heart attacks, when happen, can be confused with the Cocaine effect and go unnoticed. After a heart attack, by definition, a part of your heart it's not conducting electricity and not working well. The consequences depend on how large it was and how fast it healed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which disorders can cause postprandial hypotension in And cardiac type pain? cardiologist believes May be disorder of autonomic nervous system
Can mild metabolic alkalosis lead to ventricular arrhythmia in patients with pre existing arrhythmias and various cardiac conditions?
Various mechanisms: Myotonic dystrophy causes heart block, may lead to sudden death, and may require a pacemaker. All people with muscular dystrophy develop cardiomyopathy and may get congestive heart failure. Multiple sclerosis and amyotrophic lateral scerlosis don't usually cause cardiac complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing) in patients who have congestive heart failure?
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
Many rhythms: Patients with congestive heart failure are at risk for several different abnormal heart rhythms, including life threatening and more benign rhythms that can affect quality of life. The most common arrhythmia is called atrial fibrillation - it is treated with blood thinners, medications to control the rhythm, and sometimes procedures. An implanted defibrillator (icd) can protect from sudden death. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can average diastolic pressure of 6.5 be a sign of tricuspid valve abnormality? (or other cardiac problem)
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Fibromuscular Dysplasia, Vascular Ehlers Danlos History of heart attack and disections. Ongoing extreme pain above left shoulder blade, neck and arm?
Extreme pain: This needs evaluation by someone able to assess the various possibilities, particularly given your history. ...Read more
Aspartame sideeffect: There are reports in the literature that patients have reported chest pain and palpitations with aspartame ingestion. Like with any food or drug, patients can experience a variety of side effect symptoms. Try and avoid aspartame containing products and see if your symptoms resolve. ...Read more