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My aunty is suffering from diabetes and cholesterol and having high blood pressure and also having thyroid and few days ago she was suffering from jaundice.
Hi sir, Now I have proscribed nexpro rd 40 empty stomach tricaine syp thrice a day febustat40 one in morning ambulax two times and matilda pg er one time in night. I feel discomfort at chest mussels and when burning sensation occurred I feel nervousness I have fatty liver and Liver enzymes increased but now it's getting normal I have uric acid increased value 8. When some kind of chemical smell and pollution I contact in I feel discomfort in chest and my chest mucus got stiff I feel pain in my chest nervousness occurred. My Blood test and endoscopy test is normal and there is little acid reflexes in result. Whenever I feel discomfort in chest and neck area swollen I felt nervousness I walk daily I lose weight about 4 KG in two months I eat clean diet low in salt and without spices one chapati vegetables and fruits.Please suggest me something for chest pain.
My father has problem of diabetes, high blood pressure due to which his both kidneys get damaged and the level of serum creatinine also increases upto 4.32. We are not understanding what we have to do and what we don't do, please give some advice.
My BP is 90/60. It's been like that for a few months. My doctor has told me to eat more salt and says no need for medication till I begin to feel low or tired. All my other health parameters, tested in a health check, are fine. How can I bring my BP to normal levels without medicines?
I am 42 years male. My total cholesterol is 208 and triglycerides 155. What should be my action plan.
I am aged 62 years and i am having cholesterol for which i am taking AtorsaveEZ and Fenovas i am having hyper tension for which i am taking concorcor and Clavix AS150.Ihave been advised to take colchicin as my creatinine level and uric acid level is also little high, is it necessary to take this medicine for a long time .Will there be any side effects in future.May i discontinue the medicine. I am also reported to be having Hypothyroidism for which i am taking thryronorm 62.5mg.I feel because of taking these medicines i am getting scabies or fungus in the groins.Is it correct.Please advice.
You feel your heart begin to beat wildly in your chest as you break into a cold sweat and have trouble catching your breath; is this a heart attack or panic attack? Your first thought is that it's a heart attack since you have an impending feeling of doom which you may even have felt before your attack began. This makes your heart beat even faster and you become so overwhelmed that the feeling gets even worse until you begin to feel light-headed or maybe even pass out. This is a panic attack.
When you suffer from anxiety, the slightest thing can trigger a panic attack and some can be so intense that you can't imagine it being anything other than looming death. It's very common for those having an anxiety attack to mistake it for a heart attack and this fear is enough to just take over and really wreak havoc on your heart rate, but no matter how fast your heart beats or how panicked you feel; you are not having a heart attack and this episode will not kill you.
One thing that will prove helpful in dealing with this is learning the differences between the two:
Signs of a Heart Attack:
Pressure in the Chest (described as feeling like there is an elephant sitting on your chest).
Chest pain - note that this is not always present.
Pain in the right arm.
Pain in the back or shoulder blades for women.
Panic attack symptoms include:
Increased heart rate.
Sharp or stabbing chest pain that lasts only 5 to 10 seconds.
Pain that is localized to one small area.
Pain that usually occurs at rest.
Pain that accompanies anxiety.
Pain that is relieved or worsened when you change positions.
Pain that can be reproduced or worsened by pressing over the area of pain.
The bottom line: Be vigilant and get checked out promptly. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can ask a free question.
When blood clot blocks one or more arteries in your lungs the condition is known as pulmonary embolism. It can cause a decrease in the oxygen levels in your blood, damage to your lungs due to sudden restrictions in the flow of blood along with adverse effects on other parts of your body. Life threatening blockage can cause death if left untreated and you should immediately contact your health care provider to get proper diagnosis. Pulmonary embolism requires various lab tests and generally requires short time to resolve.
Symptoms: The symptoms of pulmonary embolism mainly depend upon many factors pertaining to your previous medical history. Pulmonary embolism varies with the size of your lungs, the size of the clots formed in your blood, and any other underlying history of the heart or lungs. That said, pulmonary embolism has symptoms which are not similar to any two persons and will vary accordingly.
The common symptoms however may include the following and you are advised to opt for a health checkup if these are persistent in your body:
- Cough along with bloody sputum is a common symptom.
- Shortness of breath, which will become worse as the days passes by. They will appear suddenly and cause huge discomfort in breathing.
- Chest pain which may give you the feeling of a heart attack. The pain will intensify when you sit to eat or cough. Deep breath will cause problems too and will not go away easily with exertion.
- Some other symptoms include fever, excess sweat, irregular heartbeat and dizziness.
Pulmonary embolism can be diagnosed by the following methods:
- Electrocardiography (also known popularly as ECG) to measure your heart's electrical activity and functioning.
- CT plumonary angiography is gold standard for diagnosing pulmonary embolism.
- Chest x ray, which is a common and non invasive test to check your heart and lungs as well as the problems with any bones surrounding them.
- ECHO can detect secondary changes in heart due to pulmonary embolism.
Pulmonary embolism usually requires treatment for 3 to 6 months but in some cases may require life long treatment.
Treatment of pulmonary embolism can be done with medicines if it is detected at an early stage or also if the clot is small. However, if the size of your clot is problematic and blocks the blood flow to your lungs or heart then surgery may be necessary. Open surgery and clot removal surgery are common in the treatment of pulmonary embolism and will require good regular follow up check ups. Regular leg exercises will also reduce the chances of any underlying disease and you should hence consult your doctor. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!