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Does the brain control heart electrical impulses? If not, what does? Both my cardio and neurologist say me heart electrical system is unbalanced, that the contraction phase is longer than my relaxation phase, causing me "chest" pain. What medicines are

Does the brain control heart electrical impulses? If not, what does? Both my cardio and neurologist say me heart electrical system is unbalanced, that the contraction phase is longer than my relaxation phase, causing me "chest" pain. What medicines are

Pacemaker: The heart has its own pacemaker that generates the electrical impulses. This pacemaker can be influenced by brain impulses & hormones. Did your cardiologist say your problem was from birth, or that it developed later? Given your heart medications, I wonder if your cardiologist thinks you may need an artificial pacemaker? You'll need to discuss your condition and treatment with a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Is the contraction of the heart directly controlled by brain impulses

Is the contraction of the heart directly controlled by brain impulses

The heart have: It's own electrical source of energy to conduct an impulse and contract. Indirectly, the rate and the force of contraction can be mediated by the autonomic and central nervous system. ...Read more

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How can you give more control to your mind and less to your heart?

How can you give more control to your mind and less to your heart?

Tried hypnosis?: Hypnosis, transcendental meditation, yoga, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, bio-feedback, prayer.
Any/all can help. ...Read more

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Hy, I have major problem, I m affraid that I m about to have an heart atack, this thought is my mind all the time. I lose control. Pls help me?

Hy, I have major problem, I m affraid that I m about to have an heart atack, this thought is my mind all the time. I lose control. Pls help me?

Anxiety: You likely have an anxiety disorder as you are very young and at little to zero risk for a "heart attack". Please talk to your physician. Cognitive behavioral therapy may be very useful +/- medication. ...Read more

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Are these panic attacks? Running, screaming, babbling. No control of body. No memory of actions. Mind and heart racing. Thots that I am not real.

Are these panic attacks? Running, screaming, babbling. No control of body. No memory of actions. Mind and heart racing. Thots that I am not real.

No: That would be a dissociative reaction due to the amnesia. A form of temporal lobe epilepsy should also be ruled out because of the babbling response. You need a full neurological workup and a dissociative disorders workup by specialist in dissociative dis. In hudson, they are:physician name specialty
raghu v devabhaktuni md psychiatrist
scot d machlus phd psychologist
sheila deck spires phd psycho. ...Read more

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How does one control an overworked mind, as if my mind goes hay wire, thinking of so many negative thoughts more on sickness and death situation. This causes my anxiety attack. It make me feel so cold and heart pounding and my stomach goes on churning. H

How does one control an overworked mind, as if my mind goes hay wire, thinking of so many negative thoughts more on sickness and death situation. This causes my anxiety attack. It make me feel so cold and heart pounding and my stomach goes on churning. H

U need behavioral: Therapy. You need to see a MD with expertise in psychiatry with whom you can talk about why you r stressed and why your mind has all these thoughts that then lead to your anxiety attack. Failing that you may need some medication to keep you calm. Try to treat the root cause first. Hope u feel better ...Read more

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Could heart has a brain of its own?

Could heart has a brain of its own?

Brain: The heart and the brain are distinct organs and made of distinctly different kinds of tissue. The heart has electrically active tissue but does not have 'brain' tissue. ...Read more

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What more important a heart or a brain?

What more important a heart or a brain?

Brain?: Artificial hearts exists. You can receive a heart transplant from a donor. Both of these things are not true for a brain. ...Read more

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What are the diseases which spread though brain to heart?

What are the diseases which spread though brain to heart?

Heart brain link: The heart is certainly influenced by neural mechanisms that originate in the brain but we would need a more specific question to give you a satisfying answer. ...Read more

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What are the most common diseases for the heart and or brain?

What are the most common diseases for the heart and or brain?

Common diseases: Stroke and heart attack are very common and are similar in etiology. That is in both the artery supplying the organ gets blocked and the organ is damaged. ...Read more

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After the heart stops how long will the brain continue to work?

After the heart stops how long will the brain continue to work?

Cardiac arrest: There are no hard and fast rules and if the body is significantly cooled the brain can last longer than we used to think it could. This is why we're beginning to chill cardiac arrest patients when appropriate. In general after a couple of minutes of no blood flow nothing is likely to be coming back. After a minute, maybe...... ...Read more

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Is high intensity cardio like crossfit good for the heart and brain?

Is high intensity cardio like crossfit good for the heart and brain?

It can be: Just like any other form of exercise. It's also a very efficient work out. But like all types of HIIT (high intensity interval training), it isn't right for everyone. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take before a baby develops a heart and brain?

How long is it supposed to it take before a baby develops a heart and brain?

3 wk Hr, 4 Brain: Start of your last period is used as part of the 40 weeks (so for the first two weeks, sperm and ovum haven't even been introduced). Then conception occurs. By the time you realize you missed a period, heart (3rd week) and brain/spinal cord will have formed (4th week post conception, or 6th week of pregn. Of 40 weeks). Amazing!
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/prenatal-care/pr00112. ...Read more

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During a concert I wasVERY excited. My heart was beating VERY fast and erratically at times for at least 15 minutes. Can I have damaged heart and brain?

During a concert I wasVERY excited. My heart was beating VERY fast and erratically at times for at least 15 minutes. Can I have damaged heart and brain?

Not usually: It is possible to have an irregular heartbeat due to excitement but this is "normal" under those circumstances. There is no permanent damage. Note that when you exercise vigorously your heart is also beating very fast (possibly up to about 200 BPM at your age) and hard. Such elevation of heart rate is generally considered to be part and parcel of a healthy exercise program. ...Read more

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What are some of the factors that may cause heart & brain diseases?

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What are some of the factors that may cause heart & brain diseases?

Heart/Brain diseases: Several, from neurological illnesses, to metabolic to ndocrine, to substances such as tobacco & alcohol. ...Read more

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What will happen to tissues, such as the heart and brain, if oxygenated blood is not delivered in a timely manner?

What will happen to tissues, such as the heart and brain, if oxygenated blood is not delivered in a timely manner?

Bad things: The brain can not tolerate over 4 minutes without Oxygen. More than that the brain suffers permanent damage and even death.
The heart (or portions of its muscle) can tolerate it a little longer but permanent heart damage happens if the blood is not restored to the area in question in less than 3 hours.
That why is so important to get to a hospital as soon as possible (Time is myocardium/ muscle) ...Read more

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What will happen to tissues, such as the heart and brain, if oxygenated blood is not delivered in a timely manner?

What will happen to tissues, such as the heart and brain, if oxygenated blood is not delivered in a timely manner?

Ischemia: Tissues which don't get oxygenated blood when they need it malfunction or even die. For the brain this can mean loss of consciousness or stroke. For the heart this can mean angina, heart failure or infarction. ...Read more

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Does your heart make your brain function or does your heart make your brain function to make the rest of your body function?

Does your heart make your brain function or does your heart make your brain function to make the rest of your body function?

Easy: In high school biology they teach you that the heart pumps blood into the brain arteries. And it pumps blood into all other organs. Nothing to worry.

You may like to read your high school books again. ...Read more

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Brain as shrunk twice? Been told I have blood in me not for my age...But for an olderperson. And something on my heart. But they don't know what it's?

Brain as shrunk twice? Been told I have blood in me not for my age...But for an olderperson. And something on my heart. But they don't know what it's?

??: I'm sorry; your wording is very difficult to understand. Is english not your native language? I'm afraid no one will be able to answer your question (s) unless you restate it/them in a more intelligible form. You will also need more detail in order for someone to be able to make any sense out of your inquiry. You may want to ask someone for help with this. ...Read more

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Vascular diseases invlove only the heart and brain?

Vascular diseases invlove only the heart and brain?

No: Vascular diseases encompass diseases of the vascular system. These include the arteries, veins and lymphatics of all the organs in the body. It is not limited to only the heart and brain. ...Read more

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What doctor to go to for a spect of brain and heart?

What doctor to go to for a spect of brain and heart?

What symptoms?: Doctors typically don't order spect scans unless you're having some type of symptoms. Even then, spect scans are ordered infrequently. There may be better studies to evaluate your particular symptoms. ...Read more

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Brain cell dies after major heart attack

Brain cell dies after major heart attack

Unusual: Brain cells die after major stroke.
One can have a major heart attack and no brain injury. ...Read more