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Remedy for arrhythmia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders
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User :   I need help
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr XXX here
Doctor :   tell me your query please?
User :   My father is 75 and has problem
User :   He has irregular bytes of heart (arrhytmiae)
Doctor :   since when ?
User :   On x ray found some shadow near heart
User :   He is in good strenght ,and from time to time pain near heart area
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is he on any medications ?
User :   Arrythmiae is for 2 months
User :   Yes,for arrithmiae
User :   I dont know what medicines
User :   I like to know what kind of illness can be
Doctor :   i see .. had he reported any relief ?
User :   No
User :   I am very scarred
Doctor :   can you tell me his symptoms ?
Doctor :   when did he complained of chest pain last ?
User :   every day
Doctor :   does he have diabetes or high blood pressure ?
User :   after rest he feels better
User :   no diabetes ,never had high blood pressure
Doctor :   does he consume alcohol ?
User :   no alcohol,non smoker
User :   no high temperature,no coughs
Doctor :   ok since you have told me he has been experiencing pain everyday and also has no relief for the Arrhythmia
Doctor :   i strongly suggest that you need to get a physical examination done as soon as possible . where a stress test will be done and EKG to come to the right diagnosis
User :   Correct,all started 2 months a go,now is more frequenly
Doctor :   till then i would suggest Limit or stop using caffeine. Some people are sensitive to caffeine and may notice more symptoms when using caffeine products
Doctor :   Stay away from stimulants used in cough and cold medications
User :   Done Ekg,they dont see reason.What sickness can be
Doctor :   he needs a physical examination to be done so that the correct dose also can be given to him
Doctor :   there are couple of reasons
Doctor :   use of certain prescription or over-the-counter medicines, or too much caffeine or nicotine can lead to arrhythmias
Doctor :   Strong emotional stress or anger can make the heart work harder, raise blood pressure, and release stress hormones that can cause it too
Doctor :   overactive or underactive thyroid gland is also a strong reason
User :   He is XXX,even now he has very good body condition for a 75years old man
Doctor :   he need to get all these tests done so that we can rule out
User :   Thanks
User :   Why there is a shdow on X ray near heart
Doctor :   please do take him to the physician for examination
User :   He will go ,for sure
Doctor :   it can be if the heart is big
Doctor :   it can cause a shadow
Doctor :   when the heat is working overtime
User :   Thank You so much
Doctor :   or maybe a structural problem
Doctor :   you are most welcome
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