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Can nicorette (nicotine gum) gum and/or energy drinks cause false heart attack symptoms? Second. Is it dangerous to have low blood pressure?

Can nicorette (nicotine gum) gum and/or energy drinks cause false heart attack symptoms? Second. Is it dangerous to have low blood pressure?

Palpitation: Nicotine and caffeine can cause the heart to race and skip - not exactly heart attack symptoms but may be upsetting nonetheless. Low blood pressure, if you're otherwise healthy, is considered a sign of good health. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Could a active 14 year old get a heart attack from energy drinks?

Could a active 14 year old get a heart attack from energy drinks?

It is possible: There were several deaths of young people, probably more from heart rhythm disturbances than "heart attack" related to use of energy drinks. They are not all the same - some have the amount of caffeine in a strong cup of coffee, others have way more. Caffeine is ok in modest doses, don't exceed it. Fatigue is a message from your body- not listening to it and throwing in more caffeine isn't good. ...Read more

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I'm 18 and drank four 5 hour energy drinks within a matter of about 5 hours or so. I am displaying symptoms of a heart attack. What do I do?

I'm 18 and drank four 5 hour energy drinks within a matter of about 5 hours or so. I am displaying symptoms of a heart attack. What do I do?

Heart attack: You should not drink excess energy drinks as they cause palpitations. If you are still experiencing palpitations, chest pressure or pain or shortness of breath please go to your nearest er. ...Read more

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Can you have a heart attack from an argument? Blood rushing heart pumping faster . I feel weak and like my energy was sucked out worried!!!!!

Can you have a heart attack from an argument? Blood rushing heart pumping faster . I feel weak and like my energy was sucked out worried!!!!!

Heart attack: Emotional stress that causes a rush of catecholemines like epinephrine and norepinephrine can contribute to the onset of a heart attack. Please seek help from a doctor for your symptoms. If you can breath more slowly or into a paper bag, try to calm yourself, and feel relief of symptoms, perhaps you can see a doctor tomorrow. If not, please be taken to the emergency room to be checked out now. ...Read more

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I had undergone an angioplasty and stent after I had a mild heart attack in aug 2007. Why long should I feel low energy level.?

I had undergone an angioplasty and stent after I had a mild heart attack in aug 2007. Why long should I feel low energy level.?

Not this long.: If the angioplasty and stenting were successful and it was truly a minor mi, you should have your strength back by now. You may be de-conditioned or there is some degree of heart failure following the mi or another unrelated cause for your lack of energy. Please follow up with your cardiologist! ...Read more

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23 y.O no history of cardiovascular prob mild chest pains and rapi heart beat (130bpm). Heart attack likely? Drink 5 hr energy regularly

23 y.O no history of cardiovascular prob mild chest pains and rapi heart beat (130bpm). Heart attack likely? Drink 5 hr energy regularly

Cut down: On the energy drink, and if your symptoms persist, go see a doctor. Heart attacks are very, very rare in someone your age. Drug induced rapid heart rate is very common. 5 hour energy is just bascially a whopper dose of caffeine, a drug. ...Read more

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What can cause a heart attack in men?

What can cause a heart attack in men?

See below: All the classical risk factors which include smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, family history and if you have the above, a heart attack may be precipitated by stress including drugs, excessive drinking and sex, and many more. Live healthy and good luck! ...Read more

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Could frequent night duties, are a cause of heart attack?

Heart attack, stress: Good question. There's a lot of research that shows how high levels of stress can be a contributor to heart problems. It would be good to have a medical consultation to see how the heart and the rest of the body are doing, and to evaluate the level of stress. Might also help to talk to a mental health counselor about anxiety of heart attack, especially if it runs in one's family. ...Read more

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Would it be possible that a hang over cause a heart attack?

Would it be possible that a hang over cause a heart attack?

Not usually: Makes one feel awful! gastritis, reflux, GI distress is more common with the alcohol, but can feel much like a heart attack. I suspect if one is inebriated to a degree that aspiration, pneumonia, hypoxia occur, then heart compromise can happen. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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