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Do heart problems cause dark circles under the eyes and fatigue?

Do heart problems cause dark circles under the eyes and fatigue?

Maybe: Dark circles under the eyes is usually caused by backup of dark venous blood in veins behind the thin lid skin. Besides causing fatigue, cardiac problems can make this darkening worse. Make sure you are under the care of your primary doctor and if necessary, a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Heart Problems (Definition)

Heart problems are clinical conditions or findings that are related to the heart and include arrhythmias, heart failure, heart valve diseases, and diseases of the heart ...Read more


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Can wrong breathing cause chronic breathlessness? I have no symptoms of asthma or heart problems;only tiredness along with breathlessness. Any clues?

Can wrong breathing cause chronic breathlessness? I have no symptoms of asthma or heart problems;only tiredness along with breathlessness. Any clues?

See your doctor: Breathlessness and being tired can be symptoms of asthma or heart disease, please get checked first to make sure that you don't have any heart or lung disease, other causse could be anemia, anxiety, overweight, etc, so get yourself checked, good luck ...Read more

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Serious question. Patient has uti. On fluid restriction due to heart problems. Needs dialysis but can't yet. Today eyes yellow. What can be done?

Serious question. Patient has uti. On fluid restriction due to heart problems. Needs dialysis but can't yet. Today eyes yellow. What can be done?

Check liver: This sounds like a very serious problem. The yellow eyes suggests jaundice and liver dysfunction. In the setting of kidney and heart problems, too, I worry about multiple-system organ failure, a bad problem. All these issues relate. The patient needs volume status addressed, antibiotics and likely evaluation of organ function, quickly and closely. So sorry and good luck. ...Read more

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Hi. Red face burning, hands cold, shaking feeling too cold, 120 pulse, feeling sleepy, presure in head and eyes. Heart problems or just a flu? Thanks

Hi. Red face burning, hands cold, shaking feeling too cold, 120 pulse, feeling sleepy, presure in head and eyes. Heart problems or just a flu? Thanks

Shaking: The described symptoms and features are not typical of cardiac issues. Perhaps you are experiencing rigors, a temperature check would greatly helped in narrowing down the differential list, physical symptoms off an illness might be exaggerated due to your history of anxiety ...Read more

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Is there a link between chronic fatigue syndrome and heart problems?

Is there a link between chronic fatigue syndrome and heart problems?

Not specifically: Cfs is a condition without a known cause. Yet you would be expected to have fatigue if your heart is not working right. In that case, it would be considered a heart failure and not cfs. ...Read more

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Nauseous fatigue loss of appetite what can this be also pain in right chest? I have bad sinus problems. Took blood test and ekg. Thought it was heart problems.

Nauseous fatigue loss of appetite what can this be also pain in right chest? I have bad sinus problems. Took blood test and ekg. Thought it was heart problems.

Many possibilities: Unfortunately, nausea, fatigue and loss of appetite are all non specific symptoms that can be caused by many different medical problems (a heart condition would be very unlikely). A common cause in a young healthy man would be viral illness with sinusitis, cough and pulled muscle in chest. But many possibilities! Suggest followup with a doctor if not better in a few days. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing extreme exhaustion for the last 5 weeks. I am 20 years old. I have had no change in diet or exercise, I'm not under any large stress. I have no personal history of medical problems in any form, though heart problems are common in my fam

I'm experiencing extreme exhaustion for the last 5 weeks. I am 20 years old. I have had no change in diet or exercise, I'm not under any large stress. I have no personal history of medical problems in any form, though heart problems are common in my fam

These: These symptoms could be a result of anemia, thryoid issues, diabetes, etc. You need to see a dcotor for a complete physical and diagnostic testing. I wish I could give you more advice but honestly you need to be evaluated right away.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I had kwaski disease when I was a kid, will that cause me to have heart problems as an adult?

What to do if I had kwaski disease when I was a kid, will that cause me to have heart problems as an adult?

It depends: It is generally recommended that children diagnosed with Kawasaki syndrome have follow up echocardiograms to evaluate for coronary artery aneurysms. If no aneurysms were found within the year following the original illness, long term complications as an adult would be unlikely. ...Read more

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Can overdoing exercise and to a too high intensity cause heart problems in teenagers and young people? Does it cause problems overtime?

Can overdoing exercise and to a too high intensity cause heart problems in teenagers and young people? Does it cause problems overtime?

It is possible: Max heart rate (in normal sinus rhythm) for person is 220 - age. If you are 30yo, your max. HR is assumed (not real science) 190bpm. Never recommended to exceed max rate for signif time. Intense exercise will release leg muscle enzymes into the blood stream (CPK, etc). These substances kidney toxic. Heart Musc not strengthened by exercise, poss will become more efficient, but too much can hurt ...Read more

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Can long term ritalin (methylphenidate) use cause heart problems?

Can long term ritalin (methylphenidate) use cause heart problems?

Unlikely: Studies show Ritalin (methylphenidate) raise heart rate and blood pressure minimally and should not have any long term effect on your heart. I would be more worried about obesity, inactivity and smoking as a contributing factor. ...Read more

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I have watched dr. Oz some doctors say fat isn't what causes heart problems its sugar u should watch out for, but some say it is. Some say its the ldl.

I have watched dr. Oz some doctors say fat isn't what causes heart problems its sugar u should watch out for, but some say it is. Some say its the ldl.

LDL Not Cholesterol: Past a point, no one really knows; lot of competing theories long promoted. The sat. Fat theory was promoted by ancel keys (contrary to all previous evidence) in the 1950s, but was not c/w evidence ; has been increasingly debunked. Ldl refers to 1 of 5 groups of particles which carry all fat molecules (thousands per particle) around body in water outside cells. See: "bumc. Bu.Edu atherosclerosis". ...Read more

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Can lysol and irratants like that cause fluid in the lungs if sprayed a lot around person with heart problems?

Can lysol and irratants like that cause fluid in the lungs if sprayed a lot around person with heart problems?

Possible, unlikely: It's possible if you inhale a really large concentrated amount or are especially sensitive, but millions of people are exposed to Lysol daily over decades and they're not dropping like flies. ...Read more

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Can smoking spices cause irregular heart rate/ heart problems?

Can smoking spices cause irregular heart rate/ heart problems?

Yes: "spice" contains synthetic cannabinoids sprayed onto various herbs which may or may not be as labeled. They are stronger than "regular" marijuana. Users experience a high which can include hallucinating, rapid heart beat, high blood pressure, excessive sweating, extreme agitation, unpredictable & violent behavior, and rigidity. The compounds do not show up in current drug screenings. ...Read more

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Does hoodia gordonii cause heart problems and drop of blood pressure?

Does hoodia gordonii cause heart problems and drop of blood pressure?

Possibly: The true side effects are not know, but a few observational studies suggest cardiovascular side effects. We know its an effective appetite suppressant, but long term consequences remain unknown. Authenticity of the product should also be questioned. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills cause or help heart problems?

Can birth control pills cause or help heart problems?

BCPILLS: Can cause rarely ht attack, blood clots, strokes, if you have ht problems you would need to check with both your cardiologist and gyn before using any type of birth control pill, depending on your problem and situation, some people can and some people cannot. ...Read more

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Can hashimoto's thyroiditis cause a-fib or other heart problems?

Can hashimoto's thyroiditis cause a-fib or other heart problems?

Yes: The initial stages of hashimoto's is an over active thyroid which over stimulates the heart leading to atrial fibrillation. ...Read more

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Can prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) cause long term heart problems?

Can prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) cause long term heart problems?

Usually not: The combination in the prevpak has not been shown to cause long term heart conditions. ...Read more

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Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR cause heart problems if taken for 10 years or more?

Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR cause heart problems if taken for 10 years or more?

Yes: It can weaken the heart muscle (cardiomyopathy). It should be used for as short a period of time as is reasonable for the circumstances ...Read more

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I have bradachardia, 1st degree av block & congenital heart disease papvr. Is clarithromycin safe to take? It causes heart problems? No?

I have bradachardia, 1st degree av block & congenital heart disease papvr. Is clarithromycin safe to take? It causes heart problems? No?

Very specific proble: Clarithromycin can cause prolongation of the corrected QT interval (measurement on EKG). If overly prolonged, dangerous rhythm disturbances can result (torsades de pointe ventricular tachycardia). It will not affect or be affected by sinus bradycardia, first degree AV block, or partial anomalous pulmonary venous return. If your QTc is normal, then it's safe for you to use it. ...Read more

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I take Nexium (esomeprazole) twice a day for about a month now. Could this cause heart problems? My chest has been hurting and left arm going numb.

No: Nexium (esomeprazole) does not cause heart problems. You should see a doctor however to find out what is going on. It is very uncommon for a 22 year old to have heart problems, but it's not unheard of. Although the cause of your symptoms is not the nexium, (esomeprazole) you need to find out what's up right away, don't delay. ...Read more

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Can cefalexin cause any heart problems as a side effect, I'm allergic to penicillin is this safe for me to take, taking for chest infection 1g a day?

Penicillin allergy: Cephalexin can cause any type of drug allergy symptoms like anaphylaxis, angioedema, steven johnson syndrome, bone marrow suppression, hepatitis but heart problems do not seem to be listed as an side effect. About 90% of patient with reported penicillin allergy during childhood can tolerate penicillin. If there is a true penicillin allergy, there is a 2% risk of having Cephalexin allergy. ...Read more

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Dose omega 3 fatty acids cause angina, my family use it as regular daily basis 1000mg once aday, is it ok for someone who have HT and heart problems

Dose omega 3 fatty acids cause angina, my family use it as regular daily basis 1000mg once aday, is it ok for someone who have HT and heart problems

No: It can have cardiovascular benefits, lipid lowering, increased risk of bleeding. If you were having angina and discuss this issue with your physician or see a cardiologist. It is not related to the omega-3 ...Read more