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How Common Heart Problems Marfan's Syndrome
Marfan syndrom? So skinny no heart problems but little bit nearsighted i have no beard im 20 years old,look younger than my age ,59 kg and 184 cm.
Some clues...: Some clues for Marfans include arachnodactaly or spider like long fingers, syndactaly or double jointedness, eye lens detachment history, and a long arm span. A mid-systolic murmur on physical exam with mid systolic click might suggest mitral valve prolapse with mitral regurgitation. If any of these are evident it would be worth seeing a doctor for further workup. Marfans usually runs in family ...Read more
I have no heart problems, I have anxiety and panic syndrome, I have had heartbeat before sleep and only at night, what can be???
Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...Read more
Im having chest pain but my BP and HR are normal. I had broken heart syndrome in 2011 but no other heart problems should i be concerned?
Don't take chances: It's not worth it to take chances, especially after a potentially dangerous condition such as Broken Heart Syndrome (AKA Takotsubo). It's best to call 911 now, if you're still having the pain, you feel dizzy, pass out, or you're short of breath, because this could be a heart attack. ...Read more
No: The two are unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hypermobility: The term "hypermobility syndrome" is usually used to refer to persons who have excessive mobility of their joints (eg., can bend their thumbs all the way back to touch their forearm, etc.) while it may be associated with increased achiness, it does not do any serious harm. Marfan's disease is a specific genetic condition which features both hypermobility and a separate heart valve abnormality. ...Read more
What are the chances of medications, like strattera, (atomoxetine) causing acquired long qt syndrome in a healthy person with no family history of heart problems?
Congnital heart dise: Teens and 20s do not normally have heart problems like coronary artery disease and cardiomyopathy etc. But some who are born with congenital heart disease even if cured by surgery may still have residual disease and complications, rarely they can have viral infections causing complications like cardiomyopathy.And occasionally rheumatic heart disease.These are not that common but still seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Getting fat and other disease like hypertensionand heart problems are common.What should I do to prevent myself from these problems?
So varied: Symptoms vary from person to person and also with the particular problem of the heart. There can be chest pain (often squeezing pressure) this can radiate to arms, back, neck. There can be shortness of breath, fatigue, palpitations edema, and dizziness. You may be unable to lie flat b/c of sob or wake up at night sob. And many more symptoms. All of these can be associated w/other diseases, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is causes me to have sudden shocking like pain in my left mid chest area? I've heard it can be normal but heart problems are common in my family
Not heart.: Sudden shocking chest pains in an 18 yo male are very likely to be related to the musculoskelatal system and not the heart. Doesn't mean you shouldn't worry, but you can put that worry off for another 30 years. If your family hx is as bad as you say, might be reasonable to obtain a single cholesterol value to make sure you are not at any excess risk. ...Read more
I was born in 1992 with infant alcahol synddrome. Did they have the technology back then to know if I had heart problems? My heart usually skips beats when I lay on myleft side or just sitting down. When I stand up my heart races
I'm experiencing extreme exhaustion for the last 5 weeks. I am 20 years old. I have had no change in diet or exercise, i'm not under any large stress. I have no personal history of medical problems in any form, though heart problems are common in my fam
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