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Medicine For Coronary Spasms
Lots: Prinzmetal or "variant" angina is chest pain caused by coronary artery spasm, typically in a patient with some underlying vascular disease. Cold environment, stress, and stimulant drugs (including cocaine) can trigger spasm. Spasm in other vascular territories (such as Raynaud's phenomenon) and migraine headache are sometimes associated with spasm in the coronary arteries. ...Read more
Chest pain: This is a not a common question nor a common occurrence. In other words, spasm of the coronary arteries is not very common and the most typical symptom would be cyclical pain; also called prinzmeta's angina, due spasm of the muscle fibers of the coronary artery. Much more common is CAD from atherosclerotic blockage. ...Read more
Coronary spasms: Coronary spasm = constriction of blood flow in muscles of the arteries that supply blood flow to heart muscle. ...Read more
Printzmetal angina. Acute vasoconstriction of a coronary artery.
Multifactorial, may lead to sudden cardiac death, acute coronary syndrome, st elevation myocardial infarction, low cardiac output syndrome, pump failure to include some. Depending on severity and location of the area of the coronary that vasoconstricts, this will determine the risks of untoward events. ...Read more
Coronary spasms: To my knowledge, there is no relationship between ingesting salt and water and the relief of "coronary spasms". ...Read more
I live in a college town with many healers who use Asian treatments. Will they work on coronary spasms?
Probably not: Coronary spasm is a diagnosis which is extremely difficult to confirm. If in fact the patient really has coronary spasm, it is important to use a medication with proven effectiveness to prevent chest pain and heart attack, either a Nitroglycerin preparation or a calcium channel blocker. To my knowledge there has been no research on any other form of therapy that would demonstrate effectiveness. ...Read more
High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose coronary spasms and follow it after treatment.?
See cardiologist: First of all, why do you want to diagnose coronary spasms. I advise you to go see your board certified cardiologist for him or her to dtermine if that is even a probable diagnosis given the clinical findings and symptoms. ...Read more
Yes: Some folks have coronary arteries that are particularly spasmotic which can lead to poor blood flow to the heart (a heart attack) - also known as prinzmetal's angina. Fortunately, this is rare. Emotional stress can also cause a cardiomyopathy - known as takotsubo, which is not a heart attack per sey but can lead to many of the same symptoms. That aside, stress = high BP = increased risk of attack. ...Read more
They can: They can, tho it's not a common cause of heart attack. ...Read more
How can you tell the differance between coronary artery spasms & esophagus spasms? I was told probably coronary spasms, now im told might be the other
What conditions could cause repeated spasms/ small cramps in area around heart? Am concerned about coronary spasms, mother used to suffer from attacks
Sjogren's, coronary spasms, valve regurg. Can't have mri; have interstim device. What is myocardial perfusion study? What does it show? Ok for ist
Mapping blood vessel: Your heart cannot directly use the blood in the chambers, but must have the blood flowing through the arteries embedded in the wall/muscle of the heart itself. Perfusion study is to look at how well the muscle of the heart gets blood from these arteries. If the arteries are diseased/clogged up by atherosclerosis, the heart muscle can't get enough blood, especially on high demand. Good luck. ...Read more
Heart disease: Sorry but that question is unclear. We use many medications together for those patients, the effects are additive. ...Read more
After my coronary bye pass surgery, I have e d. I am 57. Is it because of stating drug., i.E 10 mg? Pl suggest remedy. Thank you
Variable: Clinical circumstances may dictate the choice of drugs to optimize the chance of a successful intervention, but the period after the procedure is critical to control risk of clotting and recurrent disease. Aspirin, clopidogrel or prasugrel, beta-blocker, and statin are the drug classes most often used. ...Read more
Is there one medicine for spasticity and muscle spasms? Associated with neuropathy. Which is recommended??
What are alternative methods for helping me relax so I can sleep? Lack of rest increases my MS symptoms. I have a difficult time going to sleep at night because of pain and leg spasmicity. I tried prescription drugs but I get so dizzy. I am looking for
Any drugs 4 spasticity that could replace baclofen, and be taken with celexa safely? Except I am allergic 2 zanaflex (tizanidine). Plz help I need my celexa back!
An addendum - totally happened within 6 months of taking crestor! Cannot convince dr. That gets a kickback from this drug. Coronary arteries-clean!
Angry?: Why don't you just stop the drug if you don't want to take it? No one can force you to take it if you don't want to. Btw, correlation does not prove causation. If a red car drives by your house and your forget where you put your keys, did the red car cause you to forget? ...Read more
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