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Inducing A Heart Attack
Yes,: It's rare. Google "voodoo death".Get a more detailed answer ›
What to do if I'm feeling like I may be close to a stress induced heart attack. am I going to have one?
What's the symptoms?: Depends on what your symptoms are. If you have chest pain radiating to your jaw or left arm or if you have acute shortness of breath, this is concerning for an impending heart attack. Stress can increase Adrenalin which can reveal limitations in your heart's capacity - which is what a heart attack basically is, when demand from a heart outstrips supply. If you feel this way a lot, see an MD. ...Read more
Is a panic induced heart attack possible? I am writing a book, and i wish to know if it is possible. I don't want to sound uninformed!
If my test was positive for stress induced ischemia in the anteroseptal wall, what does that mean? Have I ever had an heart attack before?
What do you suggest if my test was positive for stress induced ischemia in the anteroseptal wall , what that means have I every had an heart attack before?
Ischemia with stress: Hi. Without seeing the test done or the report, we can't say whether or not you've had a heart attack before. At the least, when you exercise and heart muscle oxygen demand goes up, not enough oxygen gets to the anterior wall and the septum to meet the demand. You need coronary angiography, and may need a stent or a bypass operation; you'll need medical therapy in any event. Ask your cardiologist ...Read more
Cocaine narcan: Definitely not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can anxiety induced palpitations cause a fatal heart attack? 26 years old. No known heart issues. I am an on/off smoker though and slightly overweight
Limited: One needs full details to be sure, but the pattern is gloomy. ...Read more
Not exactly. : There actually *is* a phenomenon of a stress induced cardiomyopathy, but it is generally seen in post-menopausal women. Sometimes called "broken heart syndrome" as it can take place in the setting of grieving over a lost spouse. Another name is "takotsubo cardiomyopathy ". Ekg changes of heart attack but clean coronaries. Prognosis usually better with shorter treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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