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Seizure After Heart Attack
Angina can be quite severe and respond to rest, oxygen, nitroglycerin. And fully recover with no muscle death.
The pain fibers are the same source.
Some myocardial infarction can be asymptomatic all the way to the worst, ominous, pain ever!
there is heart muscle death as the defining entity
may need surgery or intervention
seizure could also mean an arrythmia? ...Read more
Myocardial Infarction means some of the heart muscle dies because of insufficient oxygen supply. Most often this occurs because the coronary artery is blocked by plaque & clot. Other causes include tears in the artery wall, extremely high oxygen demand (eg, rapid arrhythmia, heart valve disorder, or severe systemic illness.) Prompt treatment can minimize heart damage & ...Read more
See a doctor: In general seizures and heart attacks have very different symptoms. Anyone concerned that they are having a heart attack or seizure should been evaluated by a doctor in a setting where they have access to the appropriate tests (ie. Ekg, lab, ct scanner etc. Etc.) and can initiate treatment if needed. ...Read more
Heart attack and heart seizure are general laymen terms.
Heart attack refer to the injury of heart muscle due to blockage of one of the vessels in the heart - ischemia.
Heart seizure refer to the heart arrhythmia - irregular heart beat, which sometimes can lead to cardiac arrest (like ventricular fibrillation). ...Read more
What should a 30yo be more worried about a seizure, heart attack or stroke? Which is more likely to happen
What are the signs that someone might be having a heart attack, stroke, seizure, or is fainting. What is the appropriate response?
Chest and brain:
Heart attack is damage to heart
stroke is damage to brain
some heart attack patients may be from emboli, or have low cardiac output and also damage brain with hypoxia
both have some common risk!
high blood pressure
prevention is best
acute care is an emergency. Call 911, take an Aspirin and go to er. ...Read more
What should a 30yo be more worried about a seizure, heart attack or stroke? Which is more likely to happen had 2 seizures at 16 none since
Is serotonin syndrome temporary like a heart attack or permanent like a disorder or is it like seizure? With do u need emergency?
Serotonin syndrome: It is a medical emergency requiring a trip to the er and possibly to intensive care. Most people recover. Some die from it if they are not treated soon enough. It is not like a seizure disorder. It is only a recurrent condition if you expose yourself a second time to the drug or drugs that caused it, and I do not know why you would do that. ...Read more
Had stroke heart attack seizures trmors liver damage and now auto immune hypothyroidis this lupus?
Diagnosed stroke heart attack seizures Parkinson's sleep disorder now dr says serotonin toxicity 18 months 25 drs what do I have?
25 doctors. ...: No consensus yet? It is possible to have more than one diagnosis, these do not exclude each other. Perhaps you could break your question into parts, or maybe it would help if you tried the online consult service. ...Read more
Heart attack: The usual heart attack has severe chest pain and gets the patient's attention real well. Some people have a heart attack and don't know it. We usually find this during testing. When we find evidence of a heart attack that had no symptoms, that's called a 'silent' heart attack. ...Read more
Variety of symptoms: Heart attack symptoms in women can be very different from the classic symptoms more commonly seen in men - chest pain and difficulty breathing. Women may have those symptoms but some women may have very nonspecific symptoms such as nausea, sweating, or slight difficulty breathing with exertion. ...Read more
Heart attack: Common symptoms of a heart attack are chest pain, sweating, shortness of breath, fatigue at times jaw pain. Usually the chest pain starts with exertion and progresses to pain at rest. Some feel heart burn like symptoms and some never have an y symptoms at all. Remember women tend to have atypical symptoms such as back pain, shoulder pain and fatigue. ...Read more
Severe chest pain: You get a severe chest pain across your breast bone radiating to your arms, jaw & or epigastric area associated with nausea, shortness of breath & profuse sweating, feeling weak & looking pale. If you have this symptoms take aspirin, nitroglycerine & get to emergency room as soon as possible. ...Read more
Angina pectoris =substernal pressure, pain with radiation to the neck or left or right arm and shoulder.
Some will have abdominal pain-and be confused with gallbladder or stomach symptoms.
Ladies seem to have less classic// or tolerate pain better than men.
Relief with Nitroglycerin is very suggestive.
A feeling of impending doom, pallor, sweating suggest a bad day! ...Read more
2aspects to consider: Classic sx included chest pain, radiation to jaw, shoulder, sweats, short of breath. Important to note some, esp women & diabetics (that's a lot of people) don't always have classic sx. It's esp important to consider context too. What risk factors are present: overweight, lack of exercise, poor diet, tob use, high bp, diabetes, cholesterol & related biomarkers, & other inflammatory conditions. ...Read more
Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
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