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Dr. Devon Webster
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Chemotherapy (Definition)

The term chemotherapy typically is used to describe using chemicals to treat ...Read more


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Can LBBB be reverted?

Can LBBB be reverted?

Often permanent: I have only seen it once in a patient who developed lbbb with a viral infection/myocarditis and several weeks following resolution of the illness, the lbbb also resolved. Otherwise, al other cases so far have been "permanent finding." it is not a dangerous thing, just a bit difficult to interpret when you are actively having issues with your heart such as a heart attack. Worry not anita. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can myocardial bridge cause lbbb?

Can myocardial bridge cause lbbb?

Bridging: Myocardial bridging is a condition that one is born with and is usually not cause of symptoms. I am not aware of an association between myocardial bridging and left bundle branch block, although it would not be impossible if it were to cause impairment in coronary blood flow. ...Read more

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BP great, LBBB diagnosed, cath was excellent w/slightly elevated EDP, no dyastolic dys. What causes it if all else is perfect? Is caffeine bad for it?

BP great, LBBB diagnosed, cath was excellent w/slightly elevated EDP, no dyastolic dys. What causes it if all else is perfect? Is caffeine bad for it?

LBBB: you appear to have LBBB due to 'we don't know what but your heart is ok anyway '. Caffeine in moderation should be ok. Follow good health practices,diet,exercise don't smoke. A list of possible causes of LBBB won't fit in this space ...Read more

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Is there a link between LBBB and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?

Is there a link between LBBB and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?

Not neccessarily: A hypertrophic cardiomyopathy may not involve a lbbb but the cardiomyopathic process can cause interventricular conduction delay and this could manifest as a lbbb. ...Read more

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61yr.fem.w/LBBB-take 12.5/AM, 12.5/PM Metoprolol Tar. Can I up to 25/AM,25/PM for stress of 8 day trip to Ireland, or as/if needed, temporarily?

61yr.fem.w/LBBB-take 12.5/AM, 12.5/PM Metoprolol Tar.  Can I up to 25/AM,25/PM for stress of 8 day trip to Ireland, or as/if needed, temporarily?

You have not said: what you take the Metoprolol for. Your current dose is very small but it is not for stress it is for cardiac or vascular reasons. LBBB will not affect the consideration for dosage adjustment. Your blood pressure and heart rate are bigger considerations. You need to check with your prescriber to determine why you are on low dose and if it is safe for YOU. Without knowing your medical history, No. ...Read more

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I have LBBB, diagnosed at 34 years old, no symptoms. BP 117/74, failed stress test but excellent cath. Workout daily. Afraid to push. Am I safe?

I have LBBB, diagnosed at 34 years old, no symptoms.  BP 117/74, failed stress test but excellent cath.  Workout daily. Afraid to push.  Am I safe?

LBBB: This question is far more appropriate for your cardiologist. In general if your cath/angio is normal your cardiac risk should be low, but without full information about you such as your physicians have, that statement is not very weighty. ...Read more