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How does supraventricular tachycardia or medication for it affect your voice?

How does supraventricular tachycardia or medication for it affect your voice?

It shouldn't: However, it is hard to know for sure without more details. Most medications don't affect the voice, but there are many things which can impact the voice. See your local ENT or laryngologist for a full evaluation of your voice. Regardless of the cause, many vocal disorders can be improved with treatment of some kind. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Supraventricular Tachycardia (Definition)

A rapid beating of the heart (more than 100 beats/minute) caused by abnormal electrical impulses that originate in the upper chambers ...Read more


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What does takeing dextromethorphan hbr to get high do to you, how does it affect your health, short term and long term? Is occasional use ok?

What does takeing dextromethorphan hbr to get high do to you, how does it affect your health, short term and long term? Is occasional use ok?

Cough sirop high: Good doctors never prescribe cough sirop, to kids or adults. Treat the cause of the cough, not the cough symptom. And the sirop has no use whether occasional or not. The sirop has a med in it that makes people drowsy. To abuse it to get high hurt you from the cause in your personality that makes you look for such a chemical. Treat your mental problem vigorously to have a better future. ...Read more

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How long does it take for sodium valproate to work? Particularly, how long does it take for it to start affecting hypersexual side of BP unspecified?

How long does it take for sodium valproate to work? Particularly, how long does it take for it to start affecting hypersexual side of BP unspecified?

Days: Valproate can have an some beneficial effect within a few days (and can even improve sleep the first night with an adequate dose), especially if an adequate blood level is achieved quickly. On the other hand, it could take weeks to see the maximal benefit. ...Read more

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How safe is a cardiac ablation? Will it help to cure atrial fibrillation? If it does, will I have to continue taking medication

How safe is a cardiac ablation?  Will it help to cure atrial fibrillation? If it does, will I have to continue taking medication

Usually safe: Although many serious complications can occur during an ablation, when performed by a skilled physician with plenty if experience in a good hospital it is usually very safe. When successful an ablation may allow a patient to come off medications prescribed for the arrhythmia which was ablated. Atrial fibrillation is an arrhythmia which can be cured with ablation. ...Read more

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If caffiene makes your heart skip, how long or days can this effect your heart? 7days for me. Is this possible?

If caffiene makes your heart skip, how long or days can this effect your heart? 7days for me. Is this possible?

No: Caffeine has a half life of 3 to 7 hours. That means it's down to 25% of the original amount in 6 to 14 hours. But caffeine is only 1 factor in heart skipping and the majority of people have no reason at all. Electrolye imbalance, lack of sleep. Stress, nicotine, medicines, xs thyroid hormone, menstual cycle, pregnancy, and heart disease are other potential factors. ...Read more

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How long does tranxene (clorazepate) take to remove all symptoms such as tic disorder. Also does it cure or just suppress? My body hurts and got tics and anxiety

How long does tranxene (clorazepate) take to remove all symptoms such as tic disorder. Also does it cure or just suppress? My body hurts and got tics and anxiety

Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as tics, anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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What exactly is urticaria and how does is effect your daily life and can it be treated? How does it effect someone with cialiacs(sp) disease?

What exactly is urticaria and how does is effect your daily life and can it be treated? How does it effect someone with cialiacs(sp) disease?

Many reasons: urticaria (hives) are pruritic, pink vs pale swellings of the skin.They may be small lesions or large. Can come on acutely and last 2x/week for months) or episodic. Causes include allergic reactions, immune response, systemic disease are only a few. Treatment depends on cause. Life effect=cause.Rare, but celiac disease can present with urticaria & gastrointestinal problems ...Read more

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Does albuterol sulfate cause heart palpitations and increased pulse? If so, how long does effect last after dose? Doctor prescribed for bronchitis.

Does albuterol sulfate cause heart palpitations and increased pulse?  If so, how long does effect last after dose?  Doctor prescribed for bronchitis.

It often does: Give your physician a call, especially if your heart is doing more than 5 flipflops per minute or it bothers you. It's not especially dangerous. By the way, if you've needed a rx for albuterol, you may have a tendency to asthma / bronchitis and this would be a great time to ask for help stopping smoking. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does long-standing Hyperadrenergic state require long-term treatment,or can it be a short fix with med like Labetalol to get system back into balance?

Does long-standing Hyperadrenergic state require long-term treatment,or can it be a short fix with med like Labetalol to get system back into balance?

Hyperadrenergic Stat: The most important factor is finding out why you are "hyperadrenergic"? Is there a pituitary, adrenal or thyroid gland tumor of dysfunction or are you hypersensitive to epinephrine, do you have dysautonomia due to histamine from degranulation of mast cells and excessive vasodilation. beta blocker use in the wrong situation can lead to significant risk (e.g. dysautonomia). ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of singular and how does it help asthma. Do you have to take 10 mg or 5... does it matter. Im a lightwieght?

What are the common side effects of singular and how does it help asthma. Do you have to take 10 mg or 5... does it matter. Im a lightwieght?

Singulair (montelukast): Although I've never encountered anyone who has had trouble with side effects from Singulair; the package insert will give you the full listing. The adult dose is 10mg. That's what you need to have it work, as prescribed. ...Read more

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Does Paxil (paroxetine) cause any negative long term health effects? I have to take it for depression. Does the medicine cause brain tumors or anything serious?

Does Paxil (paroxetine) cause any negative long term health effects? I have to take it for depression. Does the medicine cause brain tumors or anything serious?

Small Concerns: No concerns for brain tumors, cancers or other risks such as that at all. The only very small risk that has come up for older women is possible slight bone thinning (not seen in men) noted in those on the category Paxil (paroxetine) is in: ssri's selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Following bone studies a very small change was detected in a certain percentage of women studied. Further evaluation ongoing. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a cardiologist not to do anything about sinus tachycardia? My pulse is always beating 124 or more and meds give me bad side effects.

Is it normal for a cardiologist not to do anything about sinus tachycardia? My pulse is always beating 124 or more and meds give me bad side effects.

Sinus tachycardia.: Has the cause of your sinus tachycardia been investigated? Treatment would necessarily depend on the cause. Hyperthyroidism? Anemia? Pain? Pheochromocytoma? There are causes of sinus tachycardia that should be investigated. ...Read more

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How can supraventricular tachycardia affect your life?

How can supraventricular tachycardia affect your life?

Many ways: Svt can be very diruptive if it occurs frequently and is symptomatic. Symptoms can include chest pain , shortness of breath, palpitations, lightheadedness. Some tolerate it well without specific treatment. Others require medications and possibly radiofrequency ablation, which is frequently curative. See your doctor for recommendations. ...Read more

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How much caffeine does it take to produce an irregular heart-beat or other caffeine related illnesses?

How much caffeine does it take to produce an irregular heart-beat or other caffeine related illnesses?

Variable: This is highly variable depending on the individual and problems them may have as well as medications they may be taking. Check out caffeineweb.Com for excellent discussions on this. ...Read more

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Do I need to report congestive heart failure as a long-term health condition, or does it go away after being treated?

Do I need to report congestive heart failure as a long-term health condition, or does it go away after being treated?

Possible: CHF can resolve if the underlying abnormality causing the CHF can be fixed. CHF can be the result of heart muscle dysfunction, valve dysfunction, pericardial dysfunction, or even a kidney abnormality. If the underlying abnormality can be repaired, such as valve replacement or recovery of kidney function, CHF may resolve. ...Read more

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