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Does Getting Scared Cause Coronary Spasm
BY RULING OUT HEART: Since symptoms of both conditions can be chest pain and coronary spasm is more serious condition, it is first step to rule out coronary spasm first by ekg, angiography;echocardiogram and if coronary spasm is ruled out than tests to confirm esophageal spasm can be undertaken like endoscopy and/or manometry esophageal spasm is very rare and often symptoms of chest pain may be due to gerd. ...Read more
What conditions could cause repeated spasms/ small cramps in area around heart? Am concerned about coronary spasms, mother used to suffer from attacks
Does a cigarette cause coronary artery vasoconstriction? If yes, wouldnt this cause a angina if you started exercising?
Vasoconstriction: Cigarettes are associated with coronary artery vasoconstriction. This constriction could cause angina if combined with exercise in some people, but it would not do so in everyone. Much of the response would be based on the underlying health of the heart and coronary arteries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have angina due to to having coronary artery spasms. How serious is this condition and can I have a heart attack through it.?
Heart attach: Yes it is so important for your doctors (pcp & cardio) to get to know you. Coronary heart disease not always has typical symptoms of angina radiating to neck/left arm, nausea or vomiting. It could be manifested as fatigue , indigestion leg swelling, or no symptom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can you tell the differance between coronary artery spasms & esophagus spasms? I was told probably coronary spasms, now im told might be the other
Difficult: Some additional testing is needed to rule out coronary disease. Both may respond to Nitroglycerin e heart usually does not respond to antacids and GI meds. Age suggests non- coronary but other risks can prevail: smoking diabetes hyperlipidemia family history etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does myleomalcia feel like? I do have cervical stenosis . Everyday I am in chronic pain. Does this cause death or will it progress?
Smoking is making me have attacks. I think i might have a blockage in vertebrobasilar artery secction. Ischemia caused by vasoconstriction.. Tia?
Could anxiety cause severe muscle spasms for last 48 hours? Anxious from getting tetanus from cut could this cause spasms?
How can I discriminate if the chest pain is due to heart problem or esophagus spasm? Esophageal spasm may happen under effort?
Does ibuprofen make you clot more? Asking because the news says it can cause heart attack and stroke.
? warning sign: Many patients experience vague chest pain with SVT however any symptom that may represent cardiac ischemia (angina) should be evaluated. Think about it this way. Stress testing identifies blocked arteries in the heart by increasing the heart rate to uncover problems with the blood supply. With svt, the heart is essentially undergoing a stress test- if blocked arteries exist, symptoms may develop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What types of upper left chest tightness can cause an off-balance feeling? Duration is 4 months. Doctor did ekg, does not think it is cardiac pain.
I hve chest pains which last seconds, is it cardiac related heart problem or coronary artery blockage.? My ecg, blood work, normal cholesterol levels
I get around 20-50 pacs/day could it cause any complications? Someone told me it could trigger atrial fibrillation I'm worried? Also got mvp/trivialmr
Can high blood pressure cause angina pain? I don't have coronary heart disease. But can get pain on exertion
Yes: When the heart has to work harder because of significant hypertension, it requires more oxygen. In some cases, the oxygen demand may be more then even normal coronary arteries can provide. If that is the case, then after your blood pressure is treated your chest pain should resolve. ...Read more
Chest pain/dysphagia: Chest pain and/or difficulty swallowing and/or pain while swallowing. If you have barrett's esophagus, you're at risk for esophageal cancer. If you haven't had endoscopy yet (i assume you have since you know this diagnosis), you should see a gastroenterologist if you haven't already. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true that metoprolol excabrate spasms in heart arteries ? And if i have coronary artery spasm I should not be taking it?
How heart attack can happen to someone on receiving a bad news? No previous heart condition but suffered heart attack at 45. What could be the cause?
Can happen, c ur doc: Bad news may be a serious stress factor causing a sudden increase in adrenalin and other hormones that increase blood pressure and can cause a heart attack in a susceptible person with multiple risk factors, including family history of premature onset of coronary disease. There is a condition called "broken heart syndrome" that may occur in "normals", but is much more common in women than men. ...Read more
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