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Is wolf parkinson white syndrome hereditary?

Is wolf parkinson white syndrome  hereditary?

Not usually: "it is generally not considered to be hereditary, except in the very rare instance when associated with genetic mutation predisposing to WPW syndrome "....From sads.Org. ...Read more

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What is wolf parkinson white syndrome?

What is wolf parkinson white syndrome?

Yes: Wolff parkinson white syndrome involves abnormal electrical behavior of the heart producing spasms of palpitations and rapid heart rhythms. The cause is an abnormal electrical structure of the heart which is present at birth. ...Read more

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Meds for wolf parkinson white syndrome?

Meds for wolf parkinson white syndrome?

Family practice : The best long term plan to treat WPW is without drugs at all. Patients with symptomatic WPW should be referred for ablation therapy. Dual drug therapy using procainamide.And verapamil may be used in emergency but close observation is needed. ...Read more

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What is wolff-parkinsons white syndrome?

What is wolff-parkinsons white syndrome?

Heart condition: Wolff-parkinson-white syndrome is a heart condition in which there is an abnormal extra electrical pathway of the heart. The condition can lead to episodes of rapid heart rate (tachycardia). Wolff-parkinson-white syndrome is one of the most common causes of fast heart rate disorders in infants and children. ...Read more

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My partner suffers from Wolf parkinson white syndrome is it hereditry?

My partner suffers from Wolf parkinson white syndrome is it hereditry?

Sometimes: A familial form of WPW syndrome has been reported as an autosomal dominant trait. 3.4% have a 1st degree relative with preexcitation syndrome. However, this claims are based on small studies. Two genetic studies of three families, found abnormalities in chromosome 7. Missense mutation were identified in the PRKAG2 gene which encodes the gamma -2 regulatory subunit of AMP-activated protein kinase ...Read more

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Does wolff Parkinson's white (wpw) syndrome occur during birth?

Does wolff Parkinson's white (wpw) syndrome occur during birth?

Congenital: Wpw is the syndrome associated with an extra (or accessory) pathway between the top (atria) and bottom (ventricle) chambers of the heart. Yes this is present from birth. Patients with the extra electrical connection may have episodes of extreme tachycardia (rapid heart beat). This can be treated with medication or by ablating the extra pathway in a cath lab. ...Read more

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What is treatment for wolf parkinson white syndrome?

Various: The heart rhythm abnormalities associated with wolff-parkinson-white syndrome can be treated with a variety of antiarrhythmic medications. The arrhythmias can also be cured by altering the electrical structure of the heart using an invasive procedure called "ablation". ...Read more

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Symptoms of wolf parkinson white? Can a ssri cause this condition?

Symptoms of wolf parkinson white? Can a ssri cause this condition?

Heart Arrhythmia: Largely, this is a genetic disorder - so there is no reason to think it can be caused by ssris. The symptom list is long and available online. Mostly they relate to cardiac function - i.e., chest pain, weakness, fatigue, etc. Here's more info than you might want: https://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/wolff%e2%80%93parkinson%e2%80%93white_syndrome best! ...Read more

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Are there any diseases specifically assosciated with wolf parkinson white diasease?

Are there any  diseases specifically assosciated with wolf parkinson white diasease?

Congenital heart : Wpw is a congenital heart condition -- hence it is also associated with many other congenital heart condition --. ...Read more

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Whats the best trestment for wolf parkinson white syndrome ?

Whats the best trestment for wolf parkinson white syndrome ?

Depends: Like so many things in life...depends. If you are having lots of palpitations, dizziness, or feelings that you might pass out then you should go see a cardiologist who is subspecialized in electrophysiology.He can review your workup,order additional tests if necessary,and possibly eliminate the problem via a procedure called radiofrequency ablation. If no symptoms, then you likely need nothing. ...Read more

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Could having wolf Parkinson's white alter a polygraph test?

Could having wolf Parkinson's white alter a polygraph test?

Not really...: However I read in a mystery novel where a subject had untreated WPW and his heart rate went to 300 bmp during his poly. Calamity ensued. ...Read more

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How dangerous is wide complex tachycardia in Wolff Parkinson white patients? Risk of sudden death?

How dangerous is wide complex tachycardia in Wolff Parkinson white patients? Risk of sudden death?

WPW: Wide complex tachycardia in WPW can be benign but not always. It is important to discuss with your cardiologist or electrophysiology physician and ask your specific situation. ...Read more

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What are frey syndrome, horner's syndrome and shy-drager syndrome?

What are frey syndrome, horner's syndrome and shy-drager syndrome?

What do they have in: They all have abnormalities of autonomics and other nervous sytem problems. ...Read more

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What is pigment dispersion syndrome (krukenberg's spindle)?

What is pigment dispersion syndrome (krukenberg's spindle)?

Glaucoma risk: Pigmentary dispersion is a syndrome where pigment is liberated from the back to the iris due to chaffing and is released into the aqueous humor. The pigment gradually obstructs the drainage apparatus of the eye and in about 30% of the time, may cause enough elevation in the eye pressure to cause glaucoma (pigmentary glaucoma). Its more common in younger myopic males. Treatment is available. ...Read more

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What is Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome?

Fast heart rate: This is a syndrome of having a specific type of fast heart rate related to having an abnormal connection of cells between the top and bottom chambers of the heart. WPW can usually be cured by a procedure called ablation, where the abnormal band of tissue is gently burned away. ...Read more

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Is 250mg of Vicodin safe for patients with Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome?

Is 250mg of Vicodin safe for patients with Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome?

Vicodin: Vicodin is a narcotic analgesic with tylenol (acetaminophen) added. It is moderately potent and addictive. Itself, it does not affect heart rate or cardiac conduction or cardiac functions. So, can be considered safe. Big picture is to be wary. Being habituated or dependent or addicted has adversity, and your heart can be affected by the narcotic valleys or withdrawal biology. Adrenalin is released. Heart may race ...Read more

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