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Would it be obvious if I had myocarditis ?

Would it be obvious if I had myocarditis ?

YES: I had myocarditis as a young woman and was critically ill, but I definitely knew it. I was in congestive heart failue, with shortness of breath and swelling to triple the size on my ankles. ...Read more

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Dr. Chad Rudnick
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High aniexty scared I have myocarditis?

High aniexty scared I have myocarditis?

Myocarditis: Myocarditis is rare and the only way to be sure is to see a doc and be checked out. Most people with myocarditis are significantly symptomatic and if what you feel is mostly anxious that makes anxiety disorder more likely than myocardial disease. ...Read more

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What is myocarditis?

Myocarditis: Myocarditis is an inflammatory disease of the myocardium. The myocardium is the middle layer of the heart wall. Myocarditis can range from mild to very severe. The american journal of cardiovascular pathology goes further and describes it as "an inflammatory infiltrate of the myocardium with necrosis and/or degeneration of adjacent myocytes.". ...Read more

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Why do some people die from myocarditis?

Hard to say: Every disease acts differntly in everyone else. Treatments sometime fail. You are scaring yourself silly worrying about this & worry makes you sick even if you don't have myocarditis. Posting & researching it all day is hurting you! Go for a walk, make some Xmas presents, go kiss someone you love, go see a funny movie. Dance! Happiness helps fight disease and improves health, mental & physical. ...Read more

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Can you die from myocarditis?

Can you die from myocarditis?

Myocarditis: Yes. Death can occur if myocarditis results in heart failure from failure of pumping or cardiac arrythmias. ...Read more

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How does myocarditis effect the body?

How does myocarditis effect the body?

Can be significant: Myocarditis can be associated with heart failure and therefore can have serious detrimental effects on the body. ...Read more

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Why do people die suddenly from myocarditis without knowing something wrong?

Myocarditis: An abnormal heartbeat sometimes occurs without warning in myocarditis. Some abnormal rhythms like ventricular fibrillation can cause sudden death. ...Read more

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At what age does myocarditis occur?

Any age: It may occur at any time, from infants to the elderly. ...Read more

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Can myocarditis hereditary?

No: Myocarditis is not really a genetic disease. Genetic factors passed on to children can make them more susceptible. ...Read more

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Hellllp scared I have myocarditis suffer aniexty would I know if I had it?

Hellllp scared I have myocarditis suffer aniexty would I know if I had it?

Sounds like it: from your question asked! Anxiety is difficult to manage when you don't know what it is, and easier to manage if you can have some coping skills to help you ease into your worrying. First of all take a deep breath, slow your racing mind/thoughts down, and keep breathing slowly & relax your mind in thinking only of your breath now. Don't let your thoughts overrun you. See your PCP for more advice. ...Read more

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