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Prednisone Irregular Heart Beat
Cardiologist says I have an electrical endurance problem. Is it safe to take prednison with irregular heart beat?
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
Depends: If you're having a run of beats that are clearly abnormal and take your breath away, check with your physician -- if this is the case, it's probably not happening just during this activity. Up to five skipped beats per minute is usually a non-problem. Sexuality is powerful -- if just the thought of someone makes your heart skip a beat, I'm hoping you meet that person in real life. Best wishes! ...Read more
No: Mixture of globular proteins isolated from whey, the liquid material created as a by-product of cheese production. Used as a dietary supplement for muscle building. Some people experience digestive issues following use like gas, bloating, cramps, headaches and irritability. If you heart is irregular see a physician for ekg and physical exam. If happen after the whey stop it and see a doctor. ...Read more
Need more info: The best way to diagnose an irregular rhythm is to record it. Your doctor can prescribe a monitor that you can wear which will allow your heart rhythm to be recorded. The recorded rhythm during your symptoms will be very helpful in getting to the bottom of it. ...Read more
For sure!: Your heart responds to Adrenalin and a scary dream can pump a lot of it into your circulation. In the most extreme of circumstances, it's actually possible to be "scared to death" - this is the mechanism of so-called "voodoo death" in which a pre-scientific person is so scared of black magic directed against them, that they have a serious arrhythmia and die. Nightmares are usually harmless though. ...Read more
Yes, it is possible: Irregular heart beat (atrial fibrillation may cause stroke. As upper chambers of the heart (atria) do not contract effectively and blood tends to clot due to slow flow or stasis in these chambers. With occaissional normal beats or convertion to normal rythm may cause these clots to break loose and block the circulation in the brain. That is why in most cases blood thinners are prescribed. ...Read more
Zoonotic disease: Transmitted to human from animals and viceversa. Birds can transmit diseases to human. Two risk factors that I can think. If you are inmunocompromise from a disease like aids or from drugs. And if you have a congenital heart disease repair or history of endocarditis. Few cases of chlamydia psittaci causing valvular heart disease in the past. Proper hygiene important. Consult cardiology. ...Read more
Seroquel (quetiapine): Extrasystoles can happen attributed to sequel.Get a more detailed answer ›
Usually, none: Most irregular heart beats are benign, a normal variant of the inherent electrical function of heart muscle. No treatment is generally required for this type, although medications such as beta-blockers, e.g. Can be used if experiencing unsettling symptoms. Sleep apnea can be an important (often unrecognized) cause of abnormal rhythms during sleep; diagnosing this condition and treating it may help. ...Read more
Different patterns:: So-called "movement artifacts" don't change the spacing of the qrs spikes and the t waves that follow, and arrhythmia does. ...Read more
What can I take to help me poo that is safe having an auto immune illness and irregular heart beat?
All Bran: High fiber cereals work beautifully, are safe, cheap, and don't require a prescription. All bran, fiber one, raisin bran are examples - read the label: look for "fiber" - you want to eat cereals that have >6 g /serving (fiber one is 14!). Try to eat a minimum of 10-20 grams a day. If it doesn't work, up it to 30 g. If you get too much gas, reduce it. ...Read more
I'm f 22 and having irregular heart beat with chest pains, is this reason to go to the e.R or should I just make an apt?
Can I take B12 with plaquniel? Also can B12 cause or effect irregular heart beat? Or be taken with sjogrens and lupus.
Can I take salagen pills with sinus tarchydia and irregular heart beat? My rhumathologist thinks i'll be ok but I'm very worried.
Laying in the sun for about an hour came in feeling dizzy took BP and it was 116/51 pulse 97 with irregular heart beat notification?
A cardiologist: Symptoms of irregular or fast heart rate with light-headedness are from heart rhythm irregularity, which can be diagnosed and treated by a heart specialist. ...Read more
Can gas have an impact on the heart such as an irregular heart beat or pressure passing surrounding areas of the heart? Male 21 smoker
Irregular heart beat and pots and leaky valve. Stopped caffeine for about 6 months. And it seems my symptoms got worse? Thought caffeine made it worse?
Was hospitalized for irregular heart beat...After I was given atavan and feel asleep my heart went back to normal...Could it of been caused by anxiety?
Probably not: Anxiety can surely cause feelings of palpitations and may even provoke premature beats. It does not typically cause true arrhythmias. It depends somewhat on what you meant by "irregular heart beat." your doctor can probably give you a more accurate diagnosis after looking at the recorded heart rhythm. ...Read more
Palpitations: Palpitations often feel like a skipped beat. Usually its an early beat. If its from the top of heart its called a premature atrial contraction and when from the bottom of heart a premature ventricular contraction. The early beat causes a short pause as the heart "resets" the rythm and the following beat is a bit more accentuated than a normal beat. This is what most people feel. Chk w/ur dr for w/u. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the type of heartbeat. Please see a cardiologist. ...Read more
Irregular: To answer your question requires you to see a doctor. Without lots more information we can't know what is going on with you. ...Read more
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