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Heart Pacemaker And Erectile Dysfunction
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 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
Pls advise fast relief for peyronies disease combined with erectile dysfunction. I am diabetic 2 and a heart patient.
I am a 53 years old heart patient and am diabetic 2. Before 4 years I developed Peyronie's disease and have erectile dysfunction problem. Advise cure.
No cure, but...: Sorry to see... Fact: What you're is what you've been; life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification, and continuation from inception to eternity. The goals of Peyronie's are: Ease ache at erection if any & keep up sexual function if possible. Your Hx contain multiple undesirable habits to speed up unavoidable aging... So, see Doc timely since the context to answer is >400-letter space. ...Read more
How effective would gygel be on its own during perimenopause with my partner who has diabetes heart disease and some erectile dysfunction?
Very effective: As a contraceptive with about 1% failure rate, in ovulating female. Some may be allergic to its chemicals will cause skin reactions, its chemical has no effect on male partner but female may absorb small amount of its chemical nonoxinal 9 (which is not harmful) ...Read more
I take 25 mg atenolol daily. Cialis, viagra (sildenafil) make my heart pound too much. What's safe to take for erectile dysfunction?
Not many choices: If you cannot tolerate these two, chances are you may not able tolerate other ed medications. Please see a urologist for other options. ...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
I am a cardiac patient who had a heart attack and 2 x stents, all the medication seem to cause erectile dysfunction what herbal remedy would fix this?
Discuss with your DR: It is not all medicines that cause these symptoms and depending on the specific agents there may be easy solutions. Do not go in for snake oil remedies as these are a waste of money and do have potential side effects. This is a problem your Gp can help. ...Read more
2 parts: A pacemaker consists of two parts: wires or "leads" and a pulse generator (computer and battery). The leads are threaded into the heart's chambers through veins. They're inside the heart. The pulse generator is embedded under skin south of the shoulder - either left or right side of the upper chest. ...Read more
SA node; slow heart: The sino-atrial (sa) node near the top of your right atrium is the natural pacemaker of the heart. A pacemaker is necessary if the native heart beat is so slow that you cannot maintain a normal blood pressure. Generally, a pulse of 60 or greater is needed to maintain a normal blood pressure, although some athletes can have lower heart rates. ...Read more
Can one have an MRI of the plevis if one has a pacemaker? Is there a risk that the leads to the heart could be damaged?
Yes: Pacemaker helps to control or regulate the rhythm (electricity) of the heart. Heart attack is related to blockages of the arteries of the heart (plumbing, if you want the analogy). Pacemaker will prevent the heart beating too slow but will NOT prevent blockages from developing or producing heart attacks ...Read more
Yes: Both of these problems are due to issues not addressed by the pacemaker. A heart attack is generally due to a blockage and a heart artery, and cardiac arrest is usually due to an exceedingly fast heart rate where the pacemaker only fixes slow heart rates. A defibrillator is the device of choice to treat cardiac arrest. ...Read more
Unrelated: There is far less than a 1% risk of heart attack during pacemaker implantation. Once it is implanted, there is almost no way it could cause a significant heart attack. It will not prevent most cardiac arrests. An ICD can treat cardiac arrest from ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation ...Read more
Can you take Zithromax while on 40 mg of Celexa (citalopram)? I have a pacemaker for intermittent heart block.
QT prolongation: Can occur with the combination of Zithromax and Celexa (citalopram). Having a pacemaker may prevent serious arrhythmia. The downside is increased use of the demand pacemaker leading to some additional battery drain. The other issue is that the pacemaker does not protect you from seizures that may occur with this combination. Best discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
Grandpa has CHF and an icd pacemaker. Has hurt his back. Can he use a lidocaine patch? He takes heart meds also. Thank you.
Start with: Something simple, like rest and intermittent icing or heating pads. If he doesn't improve, first make sure you are only dealing with minor muscle tenderness and not something more serious. If it is more serious, consult with his doctor to get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Can my dad who is 92 and has a pacemaker and defibulator still die from heart failure his arteries are beginning to clog up again?
Is it practical to have my 91 year old mother to have a pacemaker put in? For 2.4 sec she doesn't have a heart beat in the early hours.
If the only cardiac abnormality is the 2.4 sec asystolic pause, without any other rhythm, maybe not. If she is a competent decision-maker, discuss with her, her preferences.
Although pacers are done under local anesthetic, there can be risks of infection and arrthymia induced by lead placement. ...Read more
Recommendations of should my 92 year old mother get a pacemaker? Her heart stops 2.4 seconds she does't have a heartbeat. Not sure if it's practical?
Medicine: Medicine is to not have any opinion regarding these kind of significant family decisions. Many of us have opinions about end of life care and the cost and trauma medicine often causes the elderly, but this important decision is yours and your family's to make. ...Read more
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