Can heart attack result in missed or delayed period of perimenopausal woman?

Heart attack. Yes, a heart attack is a stressful event and may lead to a release of a host of compensatory hormones, one of which is cortisol. An imbalance of hormones may lead to a delay or a missed period.
Probably yes. I suspect that the stress can result in disordered or even missed periods but let's see what the gynecologists say about this. (others will answer, i'm sure).

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27 years old EKG found that I have a right ventricular conduction delay. Is that dangerous and can it lead to a heart attack?

ECG/EKG. It may be a normal variant for you though structural heart disease is not excluded;follow up with the electrocardiographer given the described symptoms. Read more...
See cardiologist. Would return to discuss results with provider who ordered ECG. Likely, evaluation by cardiac heart rhythm specialist & echocardiogram is needed to ensure no less common, but more dangerous underlying conditions exist. It's likely normal for you, but genetic conditions, structural problems, & causes of "arrythmias" are possible. Call 911 if dizzy, breathless, chest pain, or pass out. Read more...

If I have heart problems would the EKG have picked it up? Could it have missed? Having chest pains and heart felt on fire badly. Panic or heart attack?

Not the heart . Sounds like your chest pain is non cardiac and a workup for other causes should be sought. Read more...
EKG. A ekg is the first test when someone has chest pain. It isnt very sensitive or specific. If you were having a fulminant heart attack yes it likely would have picked it up. If you are continuing to experience chest pain you should seek further help from your doctor. Read more...

Had an stress echo a few months ago said it was perfect. Got sick tight chest went in said it was heart attack had for several days why did echo miss?

See below. Many things could happen within a few months including a plaque in your coronary arteries bursting and occluding the vessel. You should really minimize your risk factors - no smoking, control blood pressure, cholesterol, weight, blood sugars, eat healthy, exercise and follow strictly your doctors' advice. Read more...
Timing. May not have been there than. Depends risk factors such as cholesterol, blood pressure, family hx, diabetes and smoking. Usually takes two to produce a heart attack. Read more...

How probable is a heart attack at 21, and how probable is that an EKG missed something?

Atherosclerosis. Low & low depends on one's personal risks smoking, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipemia, diabetes , family history. Simply, one blocks the feeding artery to part of the heart muscle and low flow, or no flow causes ischemia which cause death of the heart cells, which is a heart attack! myocardial infarction is the medical term.Ekg and lab tests show the damage. Read more...
Heart attack. It depends. If you are a non smoker, non drug user, with no family history of premature (at a young age) coronary artery disease; and you have no history of congenital problems with your heart, your risk is low. Read more...

I think I had a silent heart attack due to acute stress. I went to the ER two weeks later but they could not detect anything. Can testing miss this?

Heart Attack. Yes, tests can always miss things. If you want a more accurate answer you may benefit from an outpatient stress test if your doctor agrees and you have risk factors. Having said that, stress itself rarely causes a heart attack. What stress does is however make you often feel like you are having one. Read more...
Yes. A heart attack at age 36 is unusual. But the answer to your question is yes, depending on the tests. THE most sensitive test to detect problems is an exercise stress test with EKG monitoring and evaluation of heart function with and without exercise either by echocardiogram or radioisotope. You would have to check to see whether those are covered by our insurance. Read more...

Is it likely that a 330lb 30 yr old woman can have a heart attack?

Yes. Being that heavy increases the risk, especially if associated with high blood pressure, cholesterol and type ii diabetes. There are many other benefits to achieving a healthy weight and lifestyle. Good luck! Read more...
Yes. Many factors may prevail smoking, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypothyroid, etc! but such weight is a significant risk of several things. Read more...

As a woman do you know when your having a heart attack?

No one is the same.. Everyone is different. In general we tell people to be concerned if they are having chest pressure or feel short of breath, especially with exertion. Back pain can also be a symptom and some people just feel tired or feel nothing at all. Most important is that if you have symptoms that give you a 'sense of doom' you should call your doctor. If the feelings come and don't go away, you call 911. Read more...
Similar to men. Left chest pain, shortness of breadth , pain from chest radiating left arm ;/or, left jaw, occasional pain epigastrium(pit of stomach)- see your pcp for more details- don't neglect symptoms. Read more...