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What Are The Adverse Effects Of Beta Blockers During Cardiac Rehabilitation
Beta blockers: Beta blockers are the drug of choice for cardiac patients for prevention of future coronary events. The drug can lower the peak heart rate during exercise. However, patients can continue to get a good training effect even on the beta blockers. The benefits of the drugs far outweigh the potential risks unless the person has severe asthma that could be potentially made worse by the beta blockers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Beta blockers& sweating, bb &depression, please explain.Alternative option for bb for adep adverse effects such anxiety& sweating, regards kind dr. S
Beta blockers: Beta blockers can sometimes be given to block the peripheral physical symptoms of anxiety, such as sweating, shakiness, dry mouth, etc. Certain ones can cause depression. Effexor (venlafaxine) can sometimes cause sweating on its own. Your psychiatrist can help you determine whether the sweating is from your anxiety, or is an Effexor (venlafaxine) side effect. The cause makes a difference in approach to treatment. ...Read more
Constant monitoring: It depends on what stage of rehab one is in, but at the beginning (stage 1) an individual is exercising under constant supervision with telemetry and frequent vital signs. As one progresses, the exercise intensity increases and frequency of vitals decrwase. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but: There is always a risk of heart attack in people who have coronary artery disease - day and night, 24x7. That said, the risk is exceptionally low in cardiac rehab. Moreover, if you're destined to have a heart attack, can you think of a better place (that is, where you could get the most immediate attention?). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help with stress: Many people with cardiac disease become stressed, anxious and/or depressed. These are distressing in themselves and can interfere in full participation in the physical aspects of rehab. Psychologists can be of enormous help with these problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Healthy: Low is saturated fat ( less than 10% of all calories) high in unsaturated fats 10-15% of all calories complex carbohydrates with whole grains, legumes fresh fruits and vegetables as 65% of the calories in the diet. Protein from fish, lean meats, etc as 10-20% of the diet. Aim for 5-7 fresh fruits and vegetables a day and 20-30 g of fiber a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is conjugated linolenic acid safe to take while on a beta blocker, low dose aspirin? Adverse effects on LFT's / blood sugar?
Yes: Cardiac rehab is very important after a heart attack. Rehab consists of supervised exercise and education for lifestyle modification. This results in improved cardiac function and decrease in future complications. The american college of cardiology considers rehab to be the most underutilized proven therapy in cardiology. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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