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Doctor insights on: Pathophysiology Of Cardiac Dysrhythmia

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Can you please tell me the heredity risks associated with cardiac dysrhythmia?

Arrhythmia: Look at this site: http://medicalcenter.Osu.Edu/heart/conditions/pages/conditions/inheritedarrhythmiadisorders.Aspx.

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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more


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What are some cerebral dysrhythmia symptoms?

What are some cerebral dysrhythmia symptoms?

Terminology: Cerebral dysrhythmia is an EEG description of electrical brain irritability and can be associated with several conditions including migraine, and epilepsy. ...Read more

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What medication is good for cerebral dysrhythmia?

What medication is good for cerebral dysrhythmia?

Depends on cause: Cerebral dysrhythmia is a term describing an EEG pattern which could be due to epilepsy, migraine, head injury, or any other problem which can affect brain adversely. Therefore clinical correlation is required to pin down cause, and then appropriate interventions can be started. ...Read more

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Dysrhythmia, and heart exploding, what to do?

Dysrhythmia, and heart exploding, what to do?

Oh no!: "heart exploding" conjures up all sorts of terrible images! please don't say that! are you having racing heart beats or irregular heart beats? Are you having chest pressure? Your description suggests a severity that may better served via a formal exam with either a pcp or else a cardiologist. Use caffeine? Stop. If you use recreational drugs or smoke cigarettes then don't. A holter monitor usefu. ...Read more

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What is mild cerebral dysrhythmia?

What is mild cerebral dysrhythmia?

EEG abnormalities: This is an old term for various abnormalities of the electroencephalogram. While i'm not a neurologist or electroencephalographer, i'd caution you against folks who may interpret these in a way that is not evidence-based. Especially if you've been told that this will be reflected in behavior or reflects a need for medication or supplements without clear symptoms, get another opinion. ...Read more

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What does this mean? The findings are suggestive of a left temporal dysrhythmia in addition to a deeply situated dysfunction projecting to the cerebral hemisphere bilaterally.

What does this mean?  The findings are suggestive of a left temporal dysrhythmia in addition to a deeply situated dysfunction projecting to the cerebral hemisphere bilaterally.

it is complex: From an eeg report? An area in the l temporal area(on the side of the brain where sensory stimuli, visual memories and language are processed) where they see and abnormal rhythm, as well as something abnormal deep in the brain(the part that controls more basic things like breathing and wakefulness) that goes out to both sides of the brain(where thinking and information processing occurs). ...Read more

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Is premature ventricular contraction a health risk and what are the precautions needed by a client having this kind of dysrhythmia?

Is premature ventricular contraction a health risk and what are the precautions needed by a client having this kind of dysrhythmia?

Generally not: A big concern but they can make people symptomatic. Hydration and reducing stress can be very effective at minimizing these but if still problematic medication can also help. ...Read more

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Can I have a gastric sleeve surgry with disrythmia?

Can I have a gastric sleeve surgry with disrythmia?

Sleeve gastrectomy : Generally speaking, yes. Whether it is atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, etc., even if you are on Coumadin, (warfarin) you can usually undergo a weight loss operation. You would need to have a full cardiac workup and clearance from your cardiologist, but after that there shouldn't be any barriers to having surgery. ...Read more

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Can I keep a pregnancy with testing being done on my heart and having dsrhythmia or arythmia and or psvt?

Can I keep a pregnancy with testing being done on my heart and having dsrhythmia or arythmia and or psvt?

Generally yes: Generally yes. However knowledge is power. You should have an evaluation with a cardiologist and have a detailed discussion of what to expect. Care should be coordinated with your obstretician. ...Read more

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