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I have the syndrome of Marfan and im not allowed to lift weights or to stress my heart, is there a list of things I can do to keep my body in top shape?

I have the syndrome of Marfan and im not allowed to lift weights or to stress my heart, is there a list of things I can do to keep my body in top shape?

Depends: In general, moderate cardiovascular exercise is good for your heart. But please discuss this with your cardiologist before starting a specific exercise program. Someone would need to know the specifics of your heart disease (precise amount of root dilation, ventricular and valve function) before being able to provide safe recommendations. ...Read more

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What causes small heart syndrome?

What causes small heart syndrome?

Small heart syndrome: Chronic fatigue has been associated: read this:

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/18636530 ...Read more

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Medications to avoid with my heart condition--need list?

Medications to avoid with my heart condition--need list?

Pseudofed: It would depend on the specifics of your heart condition. The most common over-the-counter medicines that affect people with heart issues are those that contain pseudo-ephedrine, commonly called pseudofed. These are usually cold and flu preparations. Ask the pharmacist to direct you to brands without pseudofed, or look for ones labelled "hbp", as this typically means its safe for heart pts. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the cause of small heart syndrome?

Can you tell me about the cause of small heart syndrome?

Small heart syndrome: There isn't a lot of literature on 'small heart syndrome'. It has been associated with chronic fatigue syndrome. Likely it is genetic in etiology but in some cases chronic deconditioning could possibly be also associated with it. ...Read more

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What are the different types of autosomal heart syndromes?

What are the different types of autosomal heart syndromes?

Autosomal syndromes: Autosomal syndromes of the heart include vasovagal syncope, vasodepressor syncope and postural orthostatic tachycardia (POTS). ...Read more

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What's a broken heart syndrome?

What's a broken heart syndrome?

Stressed heartache: Broken heart syndrome refers to a very stressful situation, such as loss of loved one, and may present as sudden chest pain. It is not a heart attack, but is brought on by a surge of the body's stress hormones, causing the heart to temporarily pump abnormally. Resolves in about a week. However, one cannot presume chest pain during severe stress is this, and a physician must make this determination. ...Read more

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Could one die from broken heart syndrome?

Could one die from broken heart syndrome?

Stress cardiomyopath: Cortisol weakens the immune system. The autonomic nervous system can become imbalanced. However, the worst problem is the withdrawal from the Dopamine high and the oxytocin high that literally kept you in love with and high on (read addicted to) your love your partner. See a good review at:
www. Ehow. Com/how-does_4568002_broken-heart-physically...
How does a broken heart physically. .. On a rare occasion deaths have been reported. ...Read more

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Am I possibly dying of broken heart syndrome?

Am I possibly dying of broken heart syndrome?

BHS and DEATH: Some time broken heart syndrome can be fatal and you should see your cardiologist and get treated. It is reversible with treatment. So if you suspect or know you have bhs, see your cardiologist asap. ...Read more

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What causes hypo-plastic left heart syndrome?

What causes hypo-plastic left heart syndrome?

Genetic defect: This is generally caused by a genetic defect and is exceedingly rare. ...Read more

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Broken heart syndrome? Is this real? What is it?

Broken heart syndrome? Is this real? What is it?

Yes: Also called takotsubo's cardiomyopathy, it is a kind of acute weakness of the hearth muscle in which the apex of the heart tends to "balloon" thus making the heart resemble an octopus trap (or tako -tsubo) although associated with significant stressors like death of a loved one, etc. It can be seen in the absence of these. It causes heart failure but may spontaneously improve. ...Read more

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Describe the features of broken-heart syndrome.?

Describe the features of broken-heart syndrome.?

Broken heart: Broken heart syndrome, also known as takotsubo cardiomyopathy, refers to the sudden onset of congestive heart failure triggered by stress (loss of a loved one). Also known as stress cardiomyopathy, treatment is supportive, and the changes to the heart may regress over a period of weeks to months. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have broken heart syndrome?

How do you know if you have broken heart syndrome?

ANXIETY BHS: Actually streesfull anxiety which relases harmful stress hormones, so anxiety and stress of death of a loved one or breakup or long term stress I the cause and not affect of bhs. If you suspect you have this syndrome see a cardiologist and he/she can do an exam, ekg, and echocardiogram to make a diagnose. ...Read more

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How rare is broken heart syndrome in 19 year olds?

Rare: Also known as Takastubo heart disease. Named after the abnormal shape of the left ventricle, the shape of the Japanese pot in which to keep an octopus (Takastubo). Most commonly occurs in postmenopausal woman after a severe emotional stress event. May be seen in otherwise normal hearts, or with coronary disease. The heart function usually returns to normal with proper medical treatment. ...Read more

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How to help hypo plastic left heart syndrome children?

How to help hypo plastic left heart syndrome children?

Team approach: Hypoplastic left heart syndrome is a serious congenital heart defect with lifelong consequences. The best care is delivered at centers that have adopted a team based approach with the pediatric cardiologists and congenital heart surgeons work in concert with a team of physicians, nurses, therapists, and other professionals to support all of the needs of the children with this important problem. ...Read more

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Could it be broken heart syndrome if sob all the time?

Could it be broken heart syndrome if sob all the time?

SOB Broken heart: If you have had a sressful condition like death of your loved one or a breakup, that can cause stress cardiomyopathy or apical balooning syndrome. Then your shortness of breath may be result of that. You should see your doctor to find out what is causing sob. ...Read more

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With broken heart syndrome what else should I be looking for?

With broken heart syndrome what else should I be looking for?

Take meds, follow up: Broken heart syndrome is more common in women and in diabetics. While most people recover the heart function with time occasional fatalities can occur from arrhythmias and severe heart failure. It is important to be monitored in the hospital in the initial stages, take medications prescribed regularly and have a follow up echo to look for improvement of heart pump function. ...Read more

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Is broken heart syndrome a condition that only affects women?

Is broken heart syndrome a condition that only affects women?

Also called: Stress cardiomiopathy and takotsubo cardiomiopathy. Women are more likely to experience the condition. Intense chest pain and shortness of breath after an emotional event like the death of a loved one, divorce, betrayal or romantic rejection. Part of your heart temporarily enlarge and do not pump well. Can be misdiagnosed as a heart attack. Most patient recover after few weeks. ...Read more

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Can Down syndrome fetus have holes in their hearts at anytime?

Can Down syndrome fetus have holes in their hearts at anytime?

Confusing question: All babies have holes in their hearts as they begin to form, but most are closed when formation is complete. About 1/3 ds infants will be born with a heart defect, most of which feature a "hole"between chambers. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: broken heart syndrome?

What is the definition or description of: broken heart syndrome?

Takosubo syndrome: Is a stress mediated process that mimics a heart attack & is treated with beta blockers. ...Read more

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My sister was diagnosed with broken heart syndrome. What do I need to know?

Good outcome: This represents a transient condition with typically great outcome and full recovery. She may need some more aggressive medical support in the first few days, but usually the "broken heart" goes away in days to weeks. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if broken heart syndrome can cause a high level of anxetiy?

Does anyone know if broken heart syndrome can cause a high level of anxetiy?

ANXIETY BHS: Actually streesfull anxiety which relases harmful stress hormones, so anxiety and stress of death of a loved one or breakup or long term stress I the cause and not affect of bhs. ...Read more

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How common is sudden adult death symdrome in a 23yo female no heart problems?

How common is sudden adult death symdrome in a 23yo female no heart problems?

SCD: If no cardiac or family history of heart disease and no h/ substance abuse in a healthy young adult - very low risk. ...Read more

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My child has hypo plastic right heart syndrome, are these children more needy?

My child has hypo plastic right heart syndrome, are these children more needy?

Not emotionally: Having congenital heart disease does not necessarily preclude emotional neediness as long as they feel secure with their caregivers. The ARE more needful of frequent medical evaluations and a good medical team. ...Read more

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I'm scared of getting too upset because I don't want to get broken heart syndrome.?

I'm scared of getting too upset because I don't want to get broken heart syndrome.?

Relationships: All relationships have a degree of risk about them. That notwithstanding, you cannot let fear of failure make decisions for you in relationships or in anything else in life. Reworded, you cannot be afraid to try. If you do not try, you get nothing. ...Read more

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Are there any statistics on how common broken heart syndrome in people as young as 19?

Are there any statistics on how common broken heart syndrome in people as young as 19?

No: There are no statistics for that age group. Be reassured though, it's a very rare syndrome. I've been a physician for 40 years (a cardiologist for 30) and have only seen 1 case. ...Read more

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How likely is it that broken heart syndrome causes the heart to stop whithout symptoms?

How likely is it that broken heart syndrome causes the heart to stop whithout symptoms?

Broken heart: Broken heart syndrome is thought to be caused by a sudden huge surge of adrenaline which can cause a severe but usually temporary weakening of the heart pumping. It is also called takotsubo cardiomyopathy. The heart does not stop with this condition but there is a small risk of ventricular fibrillation (aka cardiac arrest) where the heart beats very fast and needs a shock to restore it to normal. ...Read more

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What causes heart spasms and how do you determine if it needs medication. Has anyone seen it after broken heart syndrome?

What causes heart spasms and how do you determine if it needs medication. Has anyone seen it after broken heart syndrome?

Not sure what u mean: Do you mean palpitations or fluttering? Chest pains? You should probably speak with your cardiologist about it. ...Read more

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Could someone please tell me how many us citizens are diagnosed with 'broken heart syndrome' (bhs) each year. Can't find the answer anywhere. Thanks?

Could someone please tell me how many us citizens are diagnosed with 'broken heart syndrome' (bhs) each year. Can't find the answer anywhere. Thanks?

Unknown: Takosubo or broken heart syndrome is an adrenergically mediated cardiomyopathy that mimics a heart attack and is reversible with beta blockers. Incidence unknown but appears to be more common than previously thought. ...Read more