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Heart Attack Caused By Direct Energy Weapons
Myocardial Infarction means some of the heart muscle dies because of insufficient oxygen supply. Most often this occurs because the coronary artery is blocked by plaque & clot. Other causes include tears in the artery wall, extremely high oxygen demand (eg, rapid arrhythmia, heart valve disorder, or severe systemic illness.) Prompt treatment can minimize heart damage & ...Read more
Yes: Some folks have coronary arteries that are particularly spasmotic which can lead to poor blood flow to the heart (a heart attack) - also known as prinzmetal's angina. Fortunately, this is rare. Emotional stress can also cause a cardiomyopathy - known as takotsubo, which is not a heart attack per sey but can lead to many of the same symptoms.That aside, stress = high BP = increased risk of attack. ...Read more
Cardio workouts: Cardio work out help to develop collateral circulation. ...Read more
No, but not good: Inactivity contributes to high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes, all risk factors for coronary disease, but it does not cause heart failure. Even modest exercise, such as walking 20-30 minutes, is very helpful at reducing your risk factors. Besdies, being active usually makes you feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be Specific: There is no one list of what one means by using the words "heart-attack like symptoms". Please be more specific. ...Read more
How can I tell the difference between true breathlessness caused by illness and breathlessness caused by panic attacks?
There is no good: way to differentiate between the two other than to rule out all organic causes of breathlessness through medical examination and testing. If every test is normal than by exclusion it is most likely psychological (Panic). ...Read more
What type of mediated immune attack targets peripheral nerves heart muscle cranial nerves caused by ebv?.Not gbs no pins and needles or inflammation?
Autoimmune disease: Autoimmune diseases can be caused by several different mechanisms but all can result in damage to self-tissues. At times, blood cells attack normal tissue and in other situations, antibodies can inappropriately bind to normal tissues. Each disease has its own mechanism(s) and target organs. Some times viruses invade cells and viral proteins on the cell's surface are targeted by the immune system. ...Read more
Blood pressure: Hypertension is a very common condition these days. The most common type is essential hypertension and if diet and meds are consistent should be under control. Some people are resistant to these measures for different reasons. If taking multiple meds and still not under control might be time to see a nephrologist or cardiologist. ...Read more
My heart rate at rest or sitting never goes below 106 & is 90% of the time between 112-120. Thus causing or triggering panic attacks & anxiety attacks?
Can a healthy heart go into cardiac arrest or heart attack due too fear, anger, exercise, sexanxiety or any kind of stress such as: natural disaster?
Kind of: Cardiac arrest of the temporary type can occur, it is called a vaso vagal reaction, usually leads to fainting, but can cause actual stoppage of the heart for a brief time, with subsequent recovery. Heart attack can occur in a healthy heart due to severe spasms of the arteries of the heart. Are you looking to explain someone's death? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not at all.: I presume you're thinking about leaky valves. Check out these links. God bless u! .http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/heartvalvediseases.html. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cardiomyopathy/ds00519/dsection=symptoms. http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletters/harvard_womens_health_watch/2010/november/takotsubo-cardiomyopathy-broken-heart-syndrome. ...Read more
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