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What Actually Causes Long Term Tachycardia
Tachycardia: Tachycardia is caused by many factors, and there is sinus tachycardia which can be caused due to anxiety, panic attacks, exercising of any kind, certain medications, overactive thyroid.Then there is supraventricular or atrial tachycardia due to defect in the rhythm process of heart for which you need to find the cause and treatment through cardiologist.I f you have long term tachycardia see your md. ...Read more
Hmmm...: In physiologic terms, hyperventilation-- chronically-- could not occur due to mechanisms to preserve acid base status on respiratory drive. Respiratory alkalemia (low carbon dioxide) generally leads people to stop breathing in attempt to allow co2 levels to rise. Do you have gen. Anxiety as diagnosis? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need MD follow-up: Long-term treatment for asthma includes the use of an inhaler, most often containing a steroid (like cortisol); medicines that reduce the amount of spasm of airways (like Singulair), a "rescue inhaler" like albuterol whenever you are going to do strenuous exercise or be exposed to dust or mold, and very aggressive treatment of respiratory infections often with steroids. Need doctor management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on variables: Hypoxia at birth is relative, as all babies have lower oxygen content in the womb before delivery & the slower metabolism of the unborn is able to tolerate it.After delivery, baby works to breathe, maintain their heat & blood sugar & must increase their blood oxygen content. The duration of any oxygen deprivation after delivery effects amount of injury from none to lots. It takes time to tell. ...Read more
What is the long term effects of taking heart burn medication like prilosec? I heard it can thin your hair? Is this true? Any other long term effects?
How dangerous is bone conditioning? What are the safer ways of conditioning bones without long term ill effects?
Confused : Not sure what you mean by bone conditioning? Please explain. You are 25 and have bone bruising) from what and which bones? What treatment exactly has been recommended for you? ...Read more
NSAIDS: Long term term means greater than one month. They affect the tiny arteries of the kidneys and cause the kidneys to be less efficient and slow clearing of fluid. ...Read more
Heart attack, failur: The "short term effects" of coronary artery disease (CAD), which is plaque build-up in the heart's arteries, are heart attack or sudden cardiac death from plaque rupturing. The "long term effects" are weakened heart muscle (failure) / ischemic cardiomyopathy from lack of effective blood flow & chest pain with exertion (chronic angina). 1/2 of pts with CAD are diagnosed by heart attack. TTYD if so. ...Read more
Complications: Long term complications of untreated trichomoniasis include the development of pelvic inflammatory disease in women. Complications in both men ; women can ^ risk of infertility. Infection during pregnancy leads to risk for low birth weight, respiratory ; genital infections in the baby, early delivery ; infection within the uterus. ...Read more
Variable: The immediate complication rate is much higher for a rutured appendix and there is a small mortality rate associated with it. Assuming that you are past the acute stage, most people do well. Fertility may be decreased in some women after appendiceal rupture and peritonitis and bowel obstruction may be slightly more common in both sexes, but most patients do well in the long run. ...Read more
Cardiodefibrillator: An implantable cardiodefibrilator is recommended for patients with strong familial history of sudden cardiac death in .Childhood or unexplained history of syncope or fainting type 1 and 2 often respond to beta blockers to prevent recurrent attacks but not in type 3 which is due to mutation in the sodium channel rather than in the potassium channels. ...Read more
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