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Heart muscle only working at 20 percent

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What are the chances of recovery with 20% functioning of heart?

My Brother did steriod few years ago. He almost died. he damaged is heart bad. Now he hasn t been feeling god. when to is doctor they found only 20 percent of is heart is working. it s came back. he ...
 

Suggest treatment for stroke and heart attack

my husband only has 15 to 20 percent of his heart working. he won t quit working like mowing grass, other outside jobs. he also has lost both legs, had several strokes and a heart attack, he has atroa ...
 

Is prognosis for a heart attack with a 30% working heart grim?

My mom is 62 and had a massive heart attack known as the widow maker in January of this year it was 100 percent blockage in her worst artery to heart she now only has 30 percent of heart working what ...
 

What is the life expectancy of a person with 25% working heart?

we were told only 20 to 25 percent of his heart was working. he has had 4 bypasses about 20 years ago and only 1 artery of the 4 bypass is functioning. He has been convulsing since yesterday, yet his resp rate ...
 

Heart patient, heart working only 20%, talks to himself, seems lost. Suggestions ?

Hi, I am from Baroda, my father is a heart patient , his heart is working only 20% but since last 3 -4 days he is like In different world he is talking alone and any time wake up and walking always he ...
 

Undergone open heart surgery, artificial valve leaking, heart weak, heart rate high. Life expectancy?

hi, my mum s heart is functioning at only 18 percent and had heart failures. she went for open heart surgery 20 years back and have artificial valve and now the outer parts of the valves are leaking ...
 

What causes slow heart function with low BP after heart attack?

My father just had a heart attack and was to be released from the hospital. The test today says his heart is only working 20% and he has low blood pressure. He is 69 years old, smoker, somewhat overweight ...
 

What does heart working at 20% indicate?

going to put a defibrillator on her heart but she had an infection so they didn t. Now her heart is only working at 20%, what does that mean for her? ...
 

Can a person function with just a 20% heart?

heart is only working at 20%? ... is that at the same time they were doing test they also found out that his heart is weaken that is only functioning ...
 

How serious is if a heart working at 40%?

an echocardiogram. The results of the echocardiogram showed that she had a weak heart muscle and she was also told that her heart is only working at 40%. What does this most likely mean and how serious is it ...
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Suggest treatment for 50% function of heart

My dad had a heart attack and a 99% blockage. He had a stent put in on Friday. Today the doctor said that his heart muscle only working 50%? What does this mean and can medication help this? What ...
 

What causes nerve block and muscle stiffness with history of heart attack?

of hard days work from carbon monoxide poisoning , & 40 years of train & car painting, worked 15-20 hour ... was an avid weight lifter in between my busy work scedual. 2009 got another small bout.(only painted fr about ...
 

What causes heart palpitations, tightness in upper stomach after modified radical mastectomy?

, and buzzing sensation too. It happens only at night during my sleep. My resting heart rate is high 80s ... complains are as follows: 1. Ever since 2010 I have been complaining from palpitations and rapid heart beat ...
 

Heart races while smoking. EEG and blood work said excessive adrenaline. Heart issues?

a heart attack , at times the beating lasts over 20 - 30 mins. can you help what might be the cause ...hello, my heart starts beating really fast when i smoke normal cigarettes, i dont smoke ...
 

What does it mean if heart beats only 20 percent?

What does it mean when your heart only beats 20 percent? ...
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Hi doc. I have a pain aroud my heart when i drink water. Im only 20. Havent seen a doc yet. What do you think it might be ?
If this is just because of drinking water then take care while drinking water drink, be patience while drinking water this is not the heart condition
 
What is the imergency treatment for hart pain
Hello! In case of heart attack which is caused by heart arteries blockage, emergency coronarography and stent insertion into obstructed vessel allows to avoid heart muscle necrosis. The catheter is inserted to the heart arteries and that way stent is placed. Regards.
 
i just started smoking and my heart hurts afterwards , could it be an underlying Heart condition that the nicotine and increased heart rate are affecting
Hi Nicotine when smoked for the first time can by itself cause the symptoms that you have described. An underlying heart condition is not required for the same. I would advise you to refrain from smoking as it can only lead to harm. Best wishes.
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