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Tachycardia And Heart Attack
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
My left elbow and the back of my shoulder hurts. I have inappropriate sinus tachycardia. Could this be a heart attack?
I am 26 & just had a mild heart attack. I have a preexisting heart condition called superventricular tachycardia. Without health ins, what should I do?
Worried I will get a heart attack while smoking cannabis. My heart is fine but I take metoprolol for tachycardia. What would it take for heart attack?
Don't Self medicate!: I presume if your holter was normal your metoprolol is to reduce frequency of panic attacks? Your anxiety is not being treated properly and my concern is that you are "self medicating" for your underlying condition. (anxiety) Also cannabis can trigger anxiety, paranoia and psychosis! Please seek mental health help! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and av node reentry tachycardia increase the risk for a heart attack?
Does an ejection fraction of 48% and tachycardia increase my risk for a heart attack or cardiac arrest? My echo results scared me.
Increases for CHF: Need further studies. Consult your cardiologistGet a more detailed answer ›
Could palpitations/tachycardia/dizziness happen before cardiac arrest? Also can a heart attack be painless in a male?
Had EKG during panic attack- "tachycardia V rate over 99- consider anterior infarct, diminished r<0.15mV V3" cardio says im ok- was this heart attack?
No: If it was a cardiac event, they'd certainly have identified it. You need to trust your Dr. If you don't, work toward it. It will be a big help to both of you. ...Read more
I'm 18 severe anxiety for many years - rapid heart beat, palpitations etc. No family history, healthy weight. What my chances of heart attack/ disease?
Very very low.: At 18, in the absence of other diagnosed heart conditions or significant family history... your chances are currently very, very low. Though anxiety is a crippling condition and can cause feelings of physical problems, you are at a very low risk of any heart issues. Don't let that compound your anxiety, but I would endorse you to get seen by a mental health professional for the anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does my inappropriate sinus tachycardia and occasional sharp chest pain put me at risk of a heart attack even though I'm only 25?
Can versed cause problems with the heart during a colonoscopy and endoscopy. I have taccycardia and memory problems. Will I have a heart attack?
Versed ;Heart attack: I do not know of a potential of Midazolam (™ versed) causing heart attacks. It does have some potential to make you forget what happened during the procedure (amnestic effect which is actually desirable in this particular situation), but heart attacks, while can happen due to stress of the procedure or blood pressure drop during procedure but not directly from versed (at least that is reported). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does coronary artery disease directly cause ventricular tachycardia or is it after heart attacks and damage etc?
Help! Newly diagnosed high cholesterol. Have had chest pain, tachycardia, short of breath and heart skips. But low bp. Could I have a heart attack?
Revascularization: The only way to stop a myocardial infarction is to re open the obstructed or nearly obstructed coronary artery. That is why if the coronary artery can be reopened within minutes after the obstruction the early and long term survival is improved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer