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Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Palpitations: You are having palpitations, which can be caused by many things, including thyroid issues, anxiety, arrhythmias, caffeine, hypoglycemia, among many other things. You need to be evaluated both with blood tests and possibly with a 24 hour monitor called a holter monitor to see what the heart is doing during these episodes from an electrical standpoint. ...Read more

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Does a child born with left heart ventricle syndrome have a high risk of ODD?

Does a child born with left heart ventricle syndrome have a high risk of ODD?

No?: I assume you ODD is obsession defiant disorder. There isn't a clear relationship although the environment seems to play a in ODD. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned for my daughters ultrasound results? A bright spot was found on the heart ventricle?

Should I be concerned for my daughters ultrasound results?  A bright spot was found on the heart ventricle?

Not usually: Sometimes the "bright spot" is an incidental finding - in fact, often it is non-specific, meaning not clinically significant. Discuss with your cardiologist to review how to best follow-up/monitor. ...Read more

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Unfit. Male 22. Will excercise bike 20 minutes a day at 125bpm increase heart left ventricle and improve efficiency after 6 months?

Unfit. Male 22. Will excercise bike 20 minutes a day at 125bpm increase heart left ventricle and improve efficiency after 6 months?

Yes: This amount of activity will benefit you, given your doctor clears you (if you have any health current health issues). ...Read more

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What is?The best treatment for a single ventricle heart defect?

What is?The best treatment for a single ventricle heart defect?

Surgical. : There are a series of surgical procedures that are performed for single ventricle patients. Ultimately patients function quite well but they require lifelong surveillance. ...Read more

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Where can we go to get the best treatment for single ventricle heart defect?

Where can we go to get the best treatment for single ventricle heart defect?

Many places: That is a difficult question to answer, because so many institutions do not report their results to the public. When deciding on this, one should ask the surgical team what their results are for a given condition. However, the results not only depend on the surgeon, but on the medical team, including nursing care, intensivists, respiratory therapists, and cardiologists. ...Read more

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Please help docs! where can I get the best treatment for single ventricle heart defect?

Please help docs! where can I get the best treatment for single ventricle heart defect?

Riley: In indiana, there is a highly respected children's hospital with a high quality congenital heart center in indianapolis. Congenital heart centers are the typical homes for experts in the care of people with single ventricle. The name of the hospital is riley children's hospital, associated with the university of indiana. ...Read more

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Can you see heart ventricles with abdominal ultrasound?

Can you see heart ventricles with abdominal ultrasound?

Yes: it is possible to see a portion of the ventricles, but there is very limited ability to specifically assess the ventricles on an abdominal US. Assessing the heart is, generally, not within the scope of an abdominal ultrasound. The heart will not be commented on, or imaged, unless a gross abnormality is noticed incidentally during the exam. ...Read more