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Heart Pacemaker And Erectile Dysfunction
Continuum: Coronary disease develops from our lifestyle and as we age real blockage develops in some or all coronary vessels. One or more plaques disrupt and obstruct. If adequate collateral pathways exist may just vagus transient angina or pain. Angina is pain without damage. If not adequate flow, or collateral, acute myocardial infarction- heart attack occurs and that is "damage". Heart failure may follow. ...Read more
A pacemaker is a device which sends electrical signals to the heart triggering heartbeats when needed. There are many ways to implant and configure a pacemaker; it may beat the top chambers (atria), lower chambers (ventricles) or both. Some systems stimulate both the left and right ventricles together. Pacemakers generally treat abnormally slow heart rhythms and certain ...Read more
Yes!: Often, men who suffer heart attacks or strokes have ed years prior to their stroke or heart attack. All 3 disorders are blood vessel disorders. Stroke is where the brain doesn't get blood, heart attack the heart is not getting blood and ed is where the penis is not getting blood flow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mom's echo,diastolic dysfunction grade1 with good systolic function,RVSP<30,ER72%, hypertensive heart disease,trivial &tricuspidMR.Treatment?SoScared!
Dilated left heart and reduced lv function. Generalized lv hypokinesia diastolic dysfunction, what to do?
LV dz: See a cardiologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Many rhythms: Patients with congestive heart failure are at risk for several different abnormal heart rhythms, including life threatening and more benign rhythms that can affect quality of life. The most common arrhythmia is called atrial fibrillation - it is treated with blood thinners, medications to control the rhythm, and sometimes procedures. An implanted defibrillator (icd) can protect from sudden death. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes it can: It has been reported that viagra (sildenafil) has caused heart attack in many younger men more so who were taking nitrites as well this was reported to fda in 2000due to post marketing adverse event report. In analysis of 1473 major adverse event reported 522 people died, most from cardiovascular causes, two third deaths happened 4to5hors after taking viagra (sildenafil).Majority of patients were less than 65 years age. ...Read more
Taking viagra/levitra daily for a patient suffering erectile dysfunction due to hypertension, will that cause heart attack or stroke when taking pde-5?
Hypertension: Meds could be cause of problem. See pcpc for cardiac wk up. ...Read more
Boyfriend is in congestive heart failure, heart functioning at 5%, pumping fluid off organs now, too weak to survive heart attack/stroke. Prognosis?
Can lvh, distended atrium and atrial fibrillation be related to mitochondrial disfunction? (also diagnosis with mitochondrial myopathy re motor issues).
Yes: But as part of patho- mechanism or disease process -- and not the cause. ...Read more
Yes, while it's : Great that you don't have the probs u mention, there is more to heart dz than just that. Healthy eating & wt., regular exercise are important even if your bp, choles, etc are normal. More advance testing for other risk factors beyond the standard lipid panel & fasting sugar level is available in some places, & we're still learning about other risk factors. Good u r being prevention-minded! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Very different...: I'm assuming by "heart blockage" you're referring to coronary artery blockage, also know as coronary artery disease. Coronary artery disease (CAD) refers to the development of fatty deposits in the wall of the arteries in the heart muscle, ultimately leading to decrease heart function. If the function is impaired enough, it is called heart failure (hf). In short, CAD may lead to hf. ...Read more
What is the difference between systolic and diastolic heart failure and congestive heart failure?
Weak versus stiff: Congestive heart failure is a general term referring to when the heart is no longer available to pump blood effectively enough to support the needs of the body. Systolic failure is the more common situation where the heart pumps weakly, while diastolic failure refers to inability of the heart to relax and expand normally, as in the case of severe hypertrophy or muscular overgrowth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Echo : Mild LV Diastolic Dysfunction have trivial Regurgitation all other valves are good as is right Heart.
Can LVDD be reversed with exercise ?
Is 3 leaky heart valves something to be afraid of? No congestive heart failure and being treated with a ACE inhibitor and diuretic.
Overlap: Atherosclerosis develops in our coronaries and can cause damage to heart. Some other diseases damage heart as well! viral, rheumatic, infections etc when enough muscle damage has happened, then heart failure, poor pumping, and congestion will occur- called CHF congestive heart failure. ...Read more
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