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High Cardiac Enzymes In Blood Test After A Seizure
Normal,then elevated: Cardiac markers including ckmb and troponins measure damage to the heart muscle which occurs in a heart attack - the damaged/dying muscle will leak these into the serum which can be measured as blood tests. They start off "negative" - in the reference range - and then 4-6 hrs after the start of the heart attack they begin to rise - will eventually peak and over several days return to normal. ...Read more
Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
36 y/o female. Blood test came back with with low blood calcium and high blood glucose. I didn't eat/drink before the test. What could this indicate?
Tests: Lab tests are agent specific. If you test for specific drugs and they are present they will usually show up. ...Read more
Meals and potassium: Your potassium (k) level is dependent on various factors. Some are, any presence of chronic kidney disease (ckd), if the rbc's in the blood were broken going into the test tube, how long the blood was in the tube before the k level was done and how long before the test you ingested and the and the amount of k you ate. Speak to the doctor (d) who ordered the test and ask the d if you have any ckd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will high bloodsugar cause low creatin levels in urine? I had blood sugar levels of 300 and above and recently took a drug test that came back having low creatin levels.
Diluted urine: A low creatinine is not from elevated sugars, but from excessive water drinking, which is common in diabetics. It means you are drinking enough water to dilute your urine. It is not dangerous, but most drug tests will be considered "adulterated" - a failed test - if the creatinine is below 20. Get your diabetes under control asap. Continued high sugars are dangerous to your health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
THere are none: There are no low glucose levels with pregnancy gtt, only good normal levels. Hypoglycemaa doesn't occur in human beings who aren't receiving treatment for diabetes or have end stage cancer, liver or kidney failure, etc. Particularly in pregnancy, glucose normal levels are much lower than non-pregnancy, a lower number is an excellent sign, . ...Read more
My recent blood test showed a high level of iron in my blood (223) and a saturation% of 65. Can this contribute to depression symptoms?
Yes: Hemochromatosis, if this is what you have, is famous for impairing anterior pituitary function. Depression may coexist, or depression may be the sole problem and the elevated iron due to your perhaps having taken a few iron-rich nutritional supplement pills recently, or the poor physical and mental function from hypopituitarism may have been called depression, or you may have something else. ...Read more
Blood sugar falls to low 50s about two hours after eating. Can low blood sugar in the 50s affect my heart rhythm? I have WPW syndrome
Is it typical for your heart rate and blood pressure to drop extremely low (where BP cannot be taken) after having a tonic clonic seizure?
Varies: It is not unusual but it varies. The blood pressure can some times be elevated. and pulse can be rapid. The pt may be dehydrated as to cause the blood pressure to fall. If this persist then the pt needs to see a cardiologist. The seizure itself can have immense effect on the body vital signs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be: A part of a postoperative check up to follow liver functions to be sure the patient is healing properly, that there is no bile duct concern, or to check if there is improvement in blood levels that might have been elevated before the surgery. It is fine for you to ask your doctor why it is being checked. ...Read more
After a blood test the doctor said I have low beta cell function. Weight, glucose, cholesterol and basal insulin level are ok. Is that normal?
Is having a fasting blood sugar level of 106 high? (I had two cups of black coffee before the test)
Need to retest:
Fasting blood sugar test should be done after an overnight fast of at least 8 hours. Do not eat or drink anything other than water. 106 is not too high but by some it may be considered pre-diabetic.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Can weak kidney function lead to a D-xylose absorption test with a normal blood value but a below normal urine value?
Cerebral infarction: There is a lot of information linking blood glucose and cerebral infarction and there are a lot of possibilities. In "PubMed" there are 315 related articles published in the last five years. Too many to read and understand. Start at Wikipedia and look for "diabetes and cerebral infarction". May take some reading but will answer your question. ...Read more
Can low blood sugar (45-55) affect cardiac arrhythmia? What about large fluctuations in blood sugar?
Those low glucose: levels a re approaching dangerous levels. Please seek the advice of a doctor asap. Are you diabetic? On any meds? ...Read more
Does a heart ultra sound show coronary artery disease?Why would a stress test be ordered I have pre mature irregular heartbeats and low blood pressur
I had lab work done. my blood sugar level can back high. was fasting blood work & didn't drink any water, would that cause the sugar level to be high?
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