Could anemia cause heart problems like dyspnea, palpitations and chest pain? This happened after climbing 9 floors. I have a sedentary life though.
Yes . Anemia can cause all those symptoms... So will climbing 9 floors for most people. :o).
How bad does iron def anemia have to be before it causes heart problems? My hemo is 11 (116) and iron is 8. Have chest pain and sob and low BP and dizzyness and restless legs. So sick slways!
Different levels. Typically in a hospitalized person, i would worry about acute cardiac problem as the hemoglobin (hemo) is significantly less than 10. Iron levels can be very low in some people even 2. The real issue is why the iron problem is there (blood loss, no blood preduction or stuck somewhere in your body). Iron def can causes lots of medical things and med things can cause iron/blood loss. Check it out. Read more...
What causes slow heart rates at rest (54 to 62 bpm)? I'm not athletic, suffer of constant chest pain, catheterism ruled out heart problems, any ideas? Txs
Symptoms. Your provided information suggests you are on beta blockers which decreases heart rate. Constant chest pain is unlikely to be cardiac in etiology. Speculating on the cause of your chest pain without knowing more is unlikely to be profitable. You should discuss with your drs. And ask their impressions for what is going on with you. Read more...