Heart disease causes and risks

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Avatar f tn I got an alert on my email that paxil can cause heart disease. 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.
Avatar n tn What exactly are the risks for a person with vavluar heart disease, DCM and CHF, developing an arrhythmia or blood clots? Mitral-moderate to severe regurgitation Aortic-mild regurgitation Tricuspid-moderate regurgitation LV-6.2 EF-35 Would a person with these types of heart problems be an a much increased risk of developing an arrhythmia or blood clots? Thank you for your time.
Avatar n tn It attempts to summarize the effects of diabetes at the cellular, vascular, and myocardial levels. The clinical manifestations are explored, and the treatment of heart disease as it pertains to diabetic patients is discussed. [References: 64] I hope you find this information useful. Information provided in the heart forum is for general purposes only. Only your physician can provide specific diagnoses and therapies. Please feel free to write back with additional questions.
Avatar n tn The risks are stroke, heart attack, cardiac arrest, even death. All surgery obviously carries risks, but you have to remember they have the right equipment to deal with these situations in the operating theatre. I am a little confused with the details you give though. You say that his arteries are 100% blocked, and his EF is 25%, but which arteries are blocked? Have they done tests to ensure there is enough heart muscle that can be saved by performing a bypass?
Avatar m tn Like all organs in the body, the heart needs a constant supply of blood. This is supplied by two large blood vessels called the left and right coronary arteries. Over time, these arteries can become narrowed and hardened by the build-up of fatty deposits called plaques. The narrowing of the arteries is known as atherosclerosis. People with atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries are said to have coronaryheart disease.
Avatar m tn what is difference between Heart attack and Angina pain
1200240 tn?1289339687 My hubby has heart disease.He went along to the GP yesterday and he is refering him back to the consultant for further investigation as he has been coming over very poorly and his pulse was low. The GP told him the consultant will probably tell him he's to have a heart bypass which is worrying him now. Today he came over bad in himself as he has been doing quite a lot, he seems a shadow of his normal self.He gets so fatigued and feels very ill in himself.
535822 tn?1443976780 (NaturalNews) Cholesterol has received plenty of negative media over the last decade as the reason behind heart attack and arterial disease. Several pivotal studies have shown that cholesterol is not the cause behind problems of the heart as once thought. With a strange twisting of information, the pharmaceutical companies who manufacture cholesterol-lowering drugs have protected their $34 billion a year industry.
Avatar n tn 005 but my total amount of active hormone is normal and this is the first time my thyriod test has shown low. l want to know the causes and some of the symptoms if any l will be showing. My doctor wants me to run the thyriod test again in two months which will be in M arch.
Avatar m tn A list of common causes of tingling and numbness in the fingertips: 1. Carpal tunnel syndrome 2. Raynaud's phenomenon 3. Peripheral neuropathy (diabetes, alcoholism, medications, chemotherapy) 4. Burns and Frostbite 5. Peripheral artery disease (atherosclerosis, vasculitis, Buerger's disease (young smokers)) 6. Thoracic outlet syndrome (baseball players) 7. Lack of oxygen in the blood (anemia, heart disease, lung diseases) 8. Hyperventilation (anxiety, kidney disease) 9.
Avatar m tn An estimated 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, and an estimated 600,000 more may suffer from an often misdiagnosed subtype called "hippocampal sparing" Alzheimer’s Since there’s no conventional cure, the issue of prevention is absolutely critical if you want to avoid becoming an Alzheimer’s statistic.
Avatar n tn I have ankylosing spondylitis and heart disease and want to know what are the risks and how should I assess them if I take ibuprofen (200 - 400 mg or naproxen 200) to reduce inflamation(pain) as this seems to be the only thing that helps me be pain free enough to exercise or do my daily chores) (Remicade or Enbrel has been suggested but also has a risk for certain heart diseases among other things?
Avatar f tn t any family history of heart disease. My age does not indicate towards heart problems. I am so worried abt my health and future. Somebody plz help me. If i am at risk of heart attack or CAD. What should i do. Plz reply.
469720 tn?1388146349 There is a commonly held belief that heart disease falls low on the list of causes of death and disability in women. Far from the truth-the following article from the NY Times addressess some of that misperception by the public Mention the term "heart attack" and most people imagine a pudgy, middle-aged man drenched in sweat and clutching his chest. Few people seem to consider cardiovascular disease (CVD) as a woman's disease.
Avatar m tn Multivitamin-Mineral Use Is Associated with Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Mortality among Women in the United States. http://jn.nutrition.org/content/early/2015/01/07/jn.114.204743.
Avatar n tn Wat is the side effects when the storvas 80mg, stanlip used life long.
Avatar f tn had open heart surgery and lung disease have to be on h2o
Avatar n tn s cardiologist to inquire exactly why he thinks an angiogram should be done, what the risks and benefits are, and what his other recommendations are. I hope you find this information useful. Information provided in the heart forum is for general purposes only. Only your physician can provide specific diagnoses and therapies. Please feel free to write back with additional questions. Good luck.
Avatar f tn Gum disease is estimated to affect more than seventy percent of all people worldwide. According to recent medical estimates, around thirty percent of all people are genetically prone to the causes for gum disease, no matter what they do to prevent it. While that is tragic, there are some things that you can do to help stave it off, even if you fit into this unfortunate thirtieth percentile bracket.
Avatar f tn For instance, occluded vessels can interrupt a good flow of oxygenated blood and the heart cells functionality is compromised and heart wall movement is impaired, and occluded vessels will cause pain almost anywhere on the upper torso. But deep breathing that causes pain is usually not related to the heart. But there could be concomitant issues with a heart issue. Pain has so many causes that is difficult to have any decisive answer without tests.
Avatar n tn I have heart disease and ankylosing spondylitis .
Avatar n tn I agree with ed34, talk to your doctor. I had a history of stents, CAD, and heart attacks, but after a long absence from symptoms I let my Cardiologist know I was sick of the bruising and wanted to go off Plavix. Shortly afterwards, I developed shortness of breath, angina, etc., and soon developed problems which led to bypass surgery ten days ago. Be careful. I'm back on Plavix. Once again, I've been hoisted on my own Pilchard.
Avatar f tn It can be due to heart muscle disease, alcohol, drugs medication, and the heart can enlarge due extreme physical activity (athlete's heart) over a period of time.. Athlete's heart is not a pathologcal condition, and will return to normal size when the activity is reduced or stopped. Q: "Are there any signs or symptoms of this condition?" Shortness of breath, easily fatigued, chest pain (angina)...Dizziness, Abnormal heart rhythm, cough, swelling (edema), Cough.
Avatar f tn There are many causes for heart disease. There is a hereditary component, but many risk factors can be managed to reduce the risk such as proper diet, exercise, not smoking, moderate lifestyle, etc. What may be an issue with you as related to a heart risk could be your response to stressful situations that cause anxiety, etc. You are seeing a doctor and being treated so that may bode well for a reduction of any associated heart risk. Thanks for sharing, and take care.