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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Heart Attack (Definition)

Heart attack is a life-threatening condition in which the blood vessels that supply the heart becomes occluded and thus the heart itself is not longer receiving any blood flow. Without this blood flow, the heart muscle dies and cannot pump blood to the ...Read more


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Does viagra (sildenafil) and nitrates lowering blood pressure cause heart attack and stroke? How?

Does viagra (sildenafil) and nitrates lowering blood pressure cause heart attack and stroke? How?

Yes it can: It has been reported that viagra (sildenafil) has caused heart attack in many younger men more so who were taking nitrites as well this was reported to fda in 2000due to post marketing adverse event report. In analysis of 1473 major adverse event reported 522 people died, most from cardiovascular causes, two third deaths happened 4to5hors after taking viagra (sildenafil).Majority of patients were less than 65 years age. ...Read more

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Does daily use of pde-5 inhibitors like viagra and levitra (vardenafil) is a risk for a male to be subjected to heart attack or stroke or sudden death?Help me please

Does daily use of pde-5 inhibitors like viagra and levitra (vardenafil) is a risk for a male to be subjected to heart attack or stroke or sudden death?Help me please

Ck for: Underlying heart disease! if all negative, slow dow usage. Long life can follow 37 years- life of moderation usually a long happy one. ...Read more

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If someone is on viagra (sildenafil) they cannot take nitroglycerin. So what would be given in an ambulance to a heart attack patient who regularly takes viagra (sildenafil)?

If someone is on viagra (sildenafil) they cannot take nitroglycerin. So what would be given in an ambulance to a heart attack patient who regularly takes viagra (sildenafil)?

No easy answer: Based on BP and how frequent the patient is monitored and how active the chest pain. The key is drop in BP and that may cause more harm, Also viagra (sildenafil) has a short half-life, so if the patient took if many hours prior, and has a stable BP, NTG is an option, and then there is a hypertensive patient, NTG may be beneficial to get the BP down and decrease workload. ...Read more

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I was reading on internet that viagara is the house of heart attack in few ppls I don't have any heart problem can I take half pill of 25 mg to start?

I was reading on internet that viagara is the house of heart attack in few ppls I don't have any heart problem can I take half pill of 25 mg to start?

Here are some...: Known to us and common sense, nothing is free and no drug is free of adverse side effects on certain people, which are unpredictable by any medical professionals; so, always use a drug with care and responsibility. The only surest way to avoid adverse effect from a drug is not use it. But most initial question is why you need to use a Viagra (sildenafil) or just to push your reasonable sex ability beyond limit ...Read more

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What are the three major causes of heart attack?

What are the three major causes of heart attack?

Many: There are modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors for coronary heart disease (cad). Diabetes, smoking and high cholesterol are probably the highest predictors. ...Read more

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What is the physiological cause of a heart attack?

What is the physiological cause of a heart attack?

Supply & demand: In simple terms, it is a mismatch between the supply of oxygen and nutrients to heart muscle and the needs/demands of the heart muscle. In effect, heart muscle suffocates. This can be caused by narrowed or blocked vessels (coronary arteries) limiting blood flow. Stress tests on treadmill increases work of heart and determine if you can increase supply to match demand. ...Read more

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How might you accidentally cause a heart attack in a person?

How might you accidentally cause a heart attack in a person?

You probably can't: Keep feeding them a diet high in cholesterol, buy them cigarettes, don't encourage exercise, ignore their diabetes, and keep them away from their family doctor and you may accidentally cause more than just a heat attack. :-). ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Sildenafil (Definition)

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