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How Does An Aneurysm Affect The Body
Trouble for heart: Angina is an uncomfortable sensation from heart muscle suffering from lack of circulation - essentially acute oxygen deprivation. If this deprivation is not corrected, then a heart attack, with permanent heart muscle damage, can follow. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gas production: I am assuming flatus and burping, the gas has to be produced by one of three things: 1. Activity by bacteria usually in colon multiple u tube videos showing this 2. Swallowing the air during the act of eating or chewing 3. Inserting gas into body there is no adverse effects as long as it passes naturally most people pass flatus approximately 14 x a day. ...Read more
Stress & the body: It prepares for action by activating the autonomic nervous system & numerous hormones. Stress can cause muscle tension, cold hands & feet, increased heart rate, rapid and shallow breathing, stomach upset, headaches, dry mouth, increased sweating, mind racing, & insomnia. Chronic stress decreases immune functions and contributes to numerous illnesses. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Malaria Symptoms: may include headache, fever, shivering, sweating, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, dry cough, muscle/joint/back pain & enlarged spleen. There is a cyclic pattern of being very cold & shivering followed by feeling very hot and sweating. Additionally one can develop jaundice, blood in urine, anemia, eye problems (nystagmus, problems with eye movements), seizures & coma. ...Read more
Beware!: ? if epidural can affect back. My cohort of 20 women had birthing epidurals & incurred chronic low back pain. Unifying dynamic: all w. post-birth unilateral sacroiliac joint disorder per Occupational Disability Guidelines & family members instructed, by med staff, to hyperextended legs into flexion & abduction during dorsal lithotomy position. Women blamed anesthesiologist's needle. SIJ ligaments? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Body Defense : The body's defenses against infections: skin prevents organisms from entering from outside in, mucous protects sites ; washes away bacteria, antibodies attach to bacteria alerting immune cells to attack, cell mediated immunity (cells programmed to attack) seek ; destroy invaders, stomach acid kills microbes, gut bacteria block entry of invaders ; make microbicidal compounds; organic acids in urine. ...Read more
See below: It's a bacteria found in water & soil. Infected animals may also serve as sources. It may infect many different sites, such as the brain or spinal cord membranes or the bloodstream. Healthy adults & children can be infected, but rarely become seriously ill. High risk: people with weakened immune systems & those with chronic diseases. Sx's resemble other illnesses-fever/flu like. ...Read more
Cardiovascular syste: The musculoskeletal system can not work without the cardiovascular system. The CV system supplies the energy substrate for the musculoskeletal system to work. ...Read more
Sinusoids: are specialized blood vessels in the liver. Sinusoids appear congested (your question suggests you are quoting from an imaging report) when blood pools there usually because of problems in the right side of the heart, such as heart failure, damming up the blood in the liver. Lung problems can also cause this congestion. Cirrhosis may ultimately result. It is serious and needs careful analysis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Antiinflammatory : Cortisol is a very important anti-inflammatory hormone secreted by your adrenal cortex. It is natures prednisone. Too little cortisol can manifest as low blood sugar, inflammation, anorexia and other symptoms (this would be called and adrenal crisis) too much cortisol = muscle wasting, osteoporosis, weight gain, high blood sugar, and other symptoms. ...Read more
Ensure blood supply: The question is a little vague but i will try to explain. The small arteries to the heart (the coronary arteries) are what supply blood to the hearyt to keep it pumping. The big artery from the heart supplies the systemic circulation. If the small arteries get blocked, then you have a heart attack and may die. Any surgical proceedure may put enough stress on the heart to have a heart attack. ...Read more
No: The kidneys are responsible for the breakdown of Insulin whether it is secreted normally by the pancreas or taking by injection in a person with diabetes. If the kidneys begin to fail the breakdown of Insulin is slowed. In this setting a person with diabetes may need to take less insulin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, they both can: Both tumors and aneurysms can cause focal neurologic symptoms and deficits, such as one sided numbness, weakness; imbalance; speech and/or language difficulties; visual impairment (including double vision). However, unilateral numbness (depending on time course and exact distribution) could be related to blood flow issues (stroke) or demyelination in the brain (ms), or, spinal cord. ...Read more
I am concerned about aneurysms in any part of my body as well as cancer, will a full body MRI rule out these conditions?
MRI : These full body scans are usually more problems than good. They typically find incidental finding which create more tests and neurosis. When thrusts norm they lull the patient into a false sense of security . Get a careful exam based on risk factors to see what you need. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cerebral aneurysm: Cerebral aneurysm can cause pressure phenomena if it is large enough on adjacent neurons. Which ones depends on where the aneurysm is. If the aneurysm ruptures it will cause ischemia and other forms of damage to the cells in the area. Again which cells are harmed depends on where the aneurysm is and whether it ruptures or causes other problems. ...Read more
Does your body go thru withdrawal(neurological)after stopping plavix (clopidogrel)? How do I know if I have to go back on it(coiled aneurysm)
Different problem.: One does not feel abnormal upon stopping plavix (clopidogrel). However, were one to discontinue Plavix (clopidogrel) prematurely, the risk is of thrombosis and its consequences (for example, stent occlusion when Plavix (clopidogrel) is used for its antiplatelet effects following deployment of a drug-eluting stent). ...Read more
I was straining my upper body very hard and now I have an intermittent pain in my forehead. Could it be ruptured aneurysm? It was about 1 hr ago.
Can high blood pressure cause brain aneurysms to form? How bad is chronic anger for the brain and body?
Just got married. Have anxiety usually but suddenly upper body and head have ha burning sensation. Lasting a day. Scared of brain aneurysm. ?
I have a brain aneurysm. What are the chances that I have another one somewhere else in my body like an abdominal aortic aneurysm?
Are very visible veins on my forearms, legs, and chest a sign of a blood clot or aneurysm somewhere in my body?
I have a pineal gland cyst.Woke up with a migraine, stiff tension in neck and left back of head is swollen, blurry vision weak body. Aneurysm?
Pineal cysts: Pineal cysts are incidental findings and have a benign natural history. Natural history studies show that these cysts do not grow. An aneurysm is an outpouching on the wall of an arterial wall. An MRI and MRA of the brain is a good screening test to exclude an aneurysm. Tension migraines often arise from tense neck muscles that insert on the back of the head. See a neurosurgeon. ...Read more
My nurse practioner says the valve that let's blood flow to my body is letting my blood flow too much.She is reading off a pet scan.What does this mean?I also have an anurism 4.8 .Could this cause tro
See a doctor: What you have written does not make a lot of sense, particularly from a pet scan. See a doctor, not a nurse practitioner (who may be very good at minor problems). This needs a cardiologist evaluation. Please do this soon. Best wishes for a rapid successful outcome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could a person have an aneurism in there stomach, or lower body region, and could it be misdiagnosed, as something else. ?
Possible but rare: Aneurysms in the stomach is rare but can occur. In fact it can occur anywhere i'm the body. Aneurysms usually have some tell tale signs that prompts the physicians order further tests. Rare conditions are often misdiagnosed initially. ...Read more
Pain and pressure at back of head all day, getting worse and body weakness. Never had before. Could it be anuerysm or brain swelling?
M.D. visit: Your symptoms are of concern, and there are several neurologic conditions that may cause your pain and weakness. I would suggest that you call your doctor or obtain a check up at the ed. It may also be caused by something less serious such as a muscle spasm. It is best to be checked as soon as you can. ...Read more
Risks for aneurysm, BP at rest always comes up. Why at rest? Isn't it more important to know BP when active because it's higher then?
BP: Your blood pressure does rise with activity so that is to be expected. A resting blood pressure is easier to get and more consistent. Sometimes cardiologists will do a BP while you are doing a stress test as some conditions are associated with BP going to high with activity. However, for identifying essential hypertension rest BP is the standard. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a way for a 34 y/o in otherwise good health to be assured prehypertension/borderline HT (now under control) couldn't have started something dangerous like a forming aneurysm?
Be assured: Borderline hypertension diagnosed in a 34 year old is highly unlikely to have started aneurysmal enlargement of an artery. High blood pressure can drive enlargement of an aneurysm or increase the possibility of an aneurysm rupturing (leaking). But hypertension does not usually cause aneurysms which are either congenital or started by disease in an artery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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