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The Out Of Sync
I occasionally get the feeling that my heart is out of sync and the top is beating faster than the bottom. It is not painful. Should I be concerned?
Maybe: Any heart symptoms should be evaluated by face-to-face valuation with primary care physician or cardiologist. Alarm symptoms like chest pain and severe more than 30 minutes passing out feel like you're gonna pass out difficulty breathing turning blue heart racing skipping or lightheadedness seek immediate medical attention ...Read more
Thryoid and calcium: Your description of your problem is not clear. If you have hyperthyrodism (h), you can develop hypercalcemia as a result of your (h) . If that does not answer your question, please rephrase it. ...Read more
Any new treatment for anxiety and panic disorders? New meds or promising treatments or tests to pinpoint exactly what chemicals are out of sync?
Some.: Anxiety and panic attacks usually involve gammabutyric acid as well as serotonin and norepinephrine due to associated depression. There are quite a few new antidepressants which can help with anxiety and panic attacks such as viibryd, (vilazodone hydrochloride) Fetzima and brintellix. Initially, the antianxiety medications like ativan, xanax and Klonopin are used short term. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Are you talking about surgery or treatment - are these elective or required? Did you make a pre-payment which you may or may not be able to get back? Do you have symptoms? Are you contagious? Are you insured? What commitments have you made? ...Read more