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Could cardio-myopathy(heart muscle weakness) cause me to be tired?

Could cardio-myopathy(heart muscle weakness) cause me to be tired?

Absolutely: Your heart is a pump that never stops. It pumps blood filled with nutrients and oxygen to your cells so that they may do their job. If your pump isn't working correctly then you entire body suffers. Think of your car not getting enough gas, how does it act ? Good luck, ask your doctor about home or portable oxygen treatment. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Does a slight thickened left heart muscle cause weakness, pounding heart and fatigue?

Does a slight thickened left  heart muscle cause weakness, pounding heart and fatigue?

LVH: In general a 'slightly thickened' heart muscle would not alone cause symptoms. Having said that, there usually would be a cause for the thickening and so symptoms would be possible related to the cause added to the thickening. ...Read more

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What can cause high blood levels of myoglobin other than damage to skeletal muscle or heart muscle?

What can cause high blood levels of myoglobin other than damage to skeletal muscle or heart muscle?

Mostly Muscle Relate: but can have other indirect causes such a low potassium, Fever, with sepsis, trauma, blood clots to the lungs or in the vessels, certain drugs and snake bites to name a few. ...Read more

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After r heart cath dr said artery runs through heart muscle instead of on the outside. What does this mean? Can it cause unwanted symptoms?

After r heart cath dr said artery runs through heart muscle instead of on the outside. What does this mean? Can it cause unwanted symptoms?

Hmmmm: Information here is incomplete. A r heart cath doesn't show the coronary arteries. However an intramyocardial artery can occasionally cause symptoms. The cath would need to be carefully reviewed. ...Read more

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What type of mediated immune attack targets peripheral nerves heart muscle cranial nerves caused by ebv?.Not gbs no pins and needles or inflammation?

What type of mediated immune attack targets peripheral nerves heart muscle cranial nerves caused by ebv?.Not gbs no pins and needles or inflammation?

Autoimmune disease: Autoimmune diseases can be caused by several different mechanisms but all can result in damage to self-tissues. At times, blood cells attack normal tissue and in other situations, antibodies can inappropriately bind to normal tissues. Each disease has its own mechanism(s) and target organs. Some times viruses invade cells and viral proteins on the cell's surface are targeted by the immune system. ...Read more

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EKG showed 'hardening' of heart muscle. Just had a SV Ischemia show on CT scan. Is this connected?Does Arrythmia cause the hardening?

EKG showed 'hardening' of heart muscle. Just had a SV Ischemia show on CT scan. Is this connected?Does Arrythmia cause the hardening?

Not sure : Not sure how an ECG can show hardening of heart muscle. It could show signs that may be related to previous damage of heart muscle. Damage of heart muscle can cause arrhythmia. Most arrhythmias, unless left uncontrolled for long periods of time do dot cause heart damage. ...Read more

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How can I check how much of my heart muscle is dead?

How can I check how much of my heart muscle is dead?

See below: An echo or nuclear gated scan can determine this easily. If there is a question of hibernation, a thallium stress test or PET scan is indicated. ...Read more

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Is there a relation between myofascial problems to heart muscle problems?

Is there a relation between myofascial problems to heart muscle problems?

Not: That I am aware of, but generally this says your body i upet about something & it may also be upset about other things that could afect your risk for heardening of the arteries, diabets, or high blood pressure. Look around to see what you may be doing to cause this. www.thepmc.org. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more