Heart attacks and genetics

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Avatar m tn I am a 48 year old white male, and I have already had a total of 5 heart attacks (all within the last 5 tears). At first my doctoer thought it was due to my low HDL, as it has been lower that 28 for the last 5 years. But after my last attack, about 3 months ago, the doctors are now thinking that my body is trying to reject the 3 stents the have pkaced in me. This last attack was pretty serious, and we are planning to have a defibri;ator implanted later this month.
Avatar n tn I have had PVC's, PAC's and IST for ten years. They began when I was 38. Both my father and grandfather died from "heart attacks" when they were 38. I am positive they are related to stress and hormonal fluctuations. Does anyone else have a family history like mine? I have read conflicting information about the role genetics and heredity play in heart disease.
Avatar n tn People with this condition can have swelling of the tongue, skin, larynx, uvula and abdominal pain attacks. There are three different forms of this condition and genetic testing is available on a clinical basis to help with making a diagnosis. Treatment for acute attacks and preventive treatment is available. It may help you to meet with a geneticist and a genetic counselor to thoroughly review yours and your father’s medical history to determine if you have this condition.
Avatar m tn A nurse has heart attack and describes what women feel when having one: Please read, pay attention, and send it on!... FEMALE HEART ATTACKS I was aware that female heart attacks are different, but this is the best description I've ever read. Women rarely have the same dramatic symptoms that men have ... you know, the sudden stabbing pain in the chest, the cold sweat, grabbing the chest & dropping to the floor that we see in movies.
775527 tn?1269801499 Count my blessings and thank God daily for what I am and have.
Avatar f tn Barnes’ patients who quit the study and discontinued thyroid hormones suffered fatal heart attacks within 6 years of stopping their thyroid hormones. In 1976, four years later, Dr. Barnes published his book, Solved: The Riddle of Heart Attacks. I suggest you read the aforementioned books and studies carefully and draw your own conclusions. To me it is quite clear. But to the majority of Medical Professionals and scientists, it is perhaps as clear as ...
Avatar n tn I will actually pop up to a sitting position and feel my heart pounding. I wake my roommate with a startled yelp.
Avatar f tn I am not sure if they are anxiety attacks or heart issues. heart races, reved up feeling, shakey and lightheaded.
Avatar f tn I have been on paxil for 8 years and have started having some problems with my heart. I take 30 milligrams a day. If anyone knows the answer to my question I appreciate hearing from you.
1160520 tn?1402981076 Anxiety attack with heart palpitations on and off most of the day, had to try to sleep to relax and calm my heart down otherwise I would of had a heart attack - that's how severe my attacks/episodes are.
14991338 tn?1447193706 It is indeed a pretty rare occurrence, but not one that is non-existent. A combination of lifestyle, genetics, and sheer "luck" can lead someone to have a heart attack. However, I do believe people greatly underestimated the age range people can have a heart attack. Many seem to think it happens around 60-70, when in fact people should start worrying about it in their 40s. Sigh.
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