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Does Niacin Cause Pvc
Palpitations: It makes a big difference whether these "skipped" beats are actually PVC's or not. Also, it makes a big difference if there are there just a few in a row or intermittent between normal beats or sustained over a period of several minutes. There are many good cardiologists & other heart specialists in the Cincy area & you need to see one as soon as possible. ...Read more
Probably not: Alpha thalassemia probably doesn't cause pvc's (premature ventricular beats, a type of extra heartbeat). However, some thalassemia patients have magnesium deficiency, which can make pvc's more likely to occur. Patients who get transfusions off and on may be drinking lots of coffee, using caffeine or phenols in coffee to decrease iron absorption, to hold off iron overload. Caffeine can cause pvc's. ...Read more
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It's hard to say: Without seeing the ekg. My guesses include sinus arrythmia, multifocal atrial tachycardia, wandering pacemaker etc. See a cardiologist for any concerns. God bless u! http://www. Medicalnewstoday. Com/articles/8887.Php. ...Read more
It is OK if the doctor has prescribed it.
You might also take vitamin B3 once a week. ...Read more
Usually not: Atenolol, a beta blocker, usually does not cause PVCs - premature ventricular contractions. In fact this medicine is often used to treat this condition. However, any medicine can have side effects, so if you feel this medicine is causing problems I suggest you contact the doctor who prescribed it. ...Read more
What to do if I take about 80 mg of niacin daily can it cause liver damage if I take it fo 3 months?
Potential: Risk of niacin, especially short acting niacin. ...Read more
What are the causes of ventricular irritabilty? Why does it. Cause multifocal pvcs? And are multifocal deadly? How. Are they treated?
Cardiac arrhythmias are a complex issue and best left for your cardiologist to deal with. Occasional pvcs in an otherwise health person are harmless, however, in association with other heart disease these can be life threatening. See this site for information.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/premature-ventricular-contractions/ds00949. ...Read more
I have had pvcs for years, I am always told they are benign. I sometimes have thousands a day. I also have tmj, could tmj cause heart palps?
PVCs: Premature ventricular contractions are common. Most of the time they do not cause serious problems but if there are thousands of PVCs per day it can lead to worsening of heart function. A cardiologist can help figure out whether treatment is needed. ...Read more
Can sudden but extremely brief center of chest "jolt" during my jog be a cardiac problem? Could a PVC cause this? Or a musculoskeltal issue?
See below: Your description suggest a PVC. If this was an isolated occurrence, and your not experiencing and difficulty in jogging, it's unlikely to be a sign of underlying heart problem. However, if this happens more often you should see your primary care physician just to be on the safe side. ...Read more
Male 22. Just had big PVC which hurt and shocked me after sex. Been 45 minutes and hr is stable. Scared to go to sleep. Did sex adrenalin cause it?
I have had thorough evaluations with 3 cardiologists and have had a number of tests. Diagnosis=pvc. I continue to have squeezing chest pain. Cause?
Noncardiac: Most likely, you have non cardiac chest pain. The likelihood that three cardiologists have missed a cardiac cause for recurrent chest pain is very low. Go back to your internist and ask for evaluations to look for other causes for chest pain. Everything else in the chest can also cause pain, and also structures in the abdomen can sometimes create the sensation of chest pain. ...Read more
Can vtach in a structurally normal heart, still cause sudden death? Been having episodes of many pvcs that may be vtach, but Dr doesn't seem concerned
Pvc: There are several reasons for presence of PVCs. Sometimes you cannot find the reason. They come from the ventricles of the heart. Sometimes it is an isolated problem and sometimes it comes with some other heart diseases. They may also be triggered by external factors such as drugs medications etc. ...Read more
Most Dr's think so: This seems to be a connection with little or no disagreement. Hyperventilation is just not a good thing for people to do for any extended time and the effects can be found throughout many systems. There are several ways you can train to breath properly - meditation, yoga, martial arts, relaxation training, etc. You'll be able to find a therapeutic path that fits your needs. Best! ...Read more
All deponds: Pvc in a young person with no structural heart disease is benign. In patients with heart disease has a different prognosis. If you have no heart disease and no symptoms no need to treat your pvc, however if is is symptomatic there are some medications such as betablockers that you can take. ...Read more
Lipids: Niacin would not usually do that but not impossible. ...Read more
Best to get checked: Pvcs are very common and can occur for many reasons, most not very dangerous. If the fast rate is from drugs like caffeine or ocaine, they can make the heart muscle irritable and prone to extra beats. With the stress of a fast heartbeat, perhaps problems with blood flow (ischemia) or anatomy (muscle size or conduction) may play a role. Best to get good history, exam and at least ekg to check. ...Read more
PVCs: There are pvcs associated with slow heart and with rapid heart, it isn't necessarily an evil implication with either situation. You should see your doctor to be evaluated to be sure they are benign pvcs. Usually if your echocardiogram is normal at your age they are benign. But your doctor can help you with this. ...Read more
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