That depends - it varies from individual to individual. The amount of blood pumped per minute (cardiac output) is calculated by taking the heart rate and multiplying by the amount of blood ejected from the heart per beat (stroke volume). Normal heart rate is between 60-100 for an adult and stroke volume is in the neighborhood of 70-120ml usually.
welcome Dr. Prabhakar appearing online for consultations. I am feeling some heart murmering for the last two days as if the blood being pumped by the heart is passing with some force sometimes. Kindly suggest the cure. I am about 84 years old but quite active in my life............Syed.
MY dog killed my sweet angel, best friend cat. I found Sootie a couple of hours after it happened, it could not have been more than 3 hours at most that I seen him last. I am just sick about it, but I could deal with it better if i knew he died an immediate death and did not suffer. He was already stiff, when I found him. He had a large hole on hisright side, up near his armpit, about the size of a nickel and another smaller hole on the opposite side around the same location. The blood that was under him, it wasnt a whole lot, more so when I moved him, was maroon in color. His skin was all torn up, around the wounds, but I m hoping that occured after death. Do you think his heart was punctured? Is that a very quick death? Sootie was about a 10 lbd cat at most and my dog isa boxer shephard mix, to give you an idea of how he could bite my cat around the chest. Since everyone is concerned about what is being done with my dog, here it is. he is only alittle over 1, he was abused and we adopted him as a rescue. He has never shown any aggression towards humans or other dogs. He is very affectionate and loving.Yes, I have to overcome some resentment and feeling sick about it, but it does come down to, they are animals, and we can not hold them accountable as we would a human.They avt on instinct, alot of the time. I love all animals, and this is something I must learn to forgive but never forget. He will no longer be allowed to be upstairs around the children or cats. He has a brother dog, that he is very close to, a llarge lab. Together when inside they will stay in a 8 foot by 6 foot kennel, furnished with water, beds, and toys. We purchased a large 10 foot by 20 foot run for them outside. He will only be allowed free roam when me or my husband are outside watching him. I will also give him a long runner line to be when supervised.
My dad is 72 and his heart is only working at 25 - 30% of normal pumping capacity. He takes water pills to keep water from building up in his lungs and I believe blood thinners. His nurse suggested he get an internal defibulator to shock his heart in case it stops. He is reluctant because of the limitations around working with electrical tools. (He is a handyman around the house) I want to know how serious his condition may be and is a defibulator something that he should seriously consider. Also at what point should the doctor consider a heart transplant?Thank you
Nagercoil, 27.06.2010. Kind Attn :Head of Cardiology,Apollo speciality hospitals,Chennai. I am S.Padmanabhan from Nagercoil,aged 45 ,no smoking,no alcohol,no drug,no moral problem,Diabatic from last year. My date of birth is 25.02.1964 ,45 years old,Residing at 75(69),Chidambara nager,Gandhi Nivas,Kottor,NAGERCOIL-629002,Kanyakumari district. Mob:0000.E-mail: YYYY@YYYY / YYYY@YYYY . The following is My Heart Problem Ã¢?? A detailed Report. (Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy ). When I was admitted for a Hydrocelle Operation in 1993,The duty doctors found a murmur sound from my heart and I was adviced to take a Echo.I have done my forst Echo at M/S.PRS Hospital,Trivandrum Kerala ,by Dr.Tiny Nair and the report says that Ã¢??Mild Asymetric Septal Hypertrophy,ANT Motion of AML in Systole,Mild MR,Mild Ivot Gradient amd Systolic Flutter of Ar Valve and Suggest to Mild Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy and suggested me Inderal 40 1-1-1 and Trika 0.25 at night 0-0-1. Sebsequently I was do echo every year.Then I had a chance to do my Check up With Amirtha Insitute of Medical Sciences,Ernakulam,Cochin on 03.11.2006 and I had taken Echo where the descriptive report as follows. Amirtha Insitute of Medical Sciences,Ernakulam ECHO Report. 5 mm fossa ovalis atrial septal defect with left and right flow.Normal pulmonary venous drainage.Normal left ventricular size. Hypertrophy of the basal anterior septum (22 mm).Severe hypertrophy of mid inferior.anterior and lateral walls.Mild midcavity resting obstruction (25 mm Hg).Grade III SAM.Significant resting LVOT gradient (85-110 mm Hg).Overall good LV systolic function(good radial,mildly impaired long axis function).The estimated left ventricular ejection fraction is 55%.No regional wall motion abnormality.E/Ve=12.The left atrium is moderately dilated.PV Ã¢??aÃ¢?? duration is 52 ms more than mitral Ã¢??AÃ¢?? indicating elevated LVEDP.The aortic valve is normal.No coarctation. The Pulmonic valve is normal. The Pulmonary artery is mildly dilated.the right artial size is normal. The right ventricle is normal in size and function. The tricuspid valve is normal. RVSP=50 mm Hg.The Pericardium is normal. Hypertropic obstructive cardiomyopathy/significant resting LVOT obstruction/ Mild mid cavity obstruction/moderate mitral regurgitation/Small fossa ovalis atrial septal defect with left to right flow/Moderate PAH/Good RV function. Again ECHO was done on 19.6.2008.at JK Hospital,Nagercoil by Dr.N.Jayaseelan. ECHO Report Exteacts The Doctors Impressions are as follows. Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy. Asmmetric Hypertrophy of Septal Antero Septal & Anterior walls at base & mild LV levels and also Lateral wall at Apical Level. Dilated Left Atrium. Systolic Anterior Motion of Mitral valve. Severe Left ventricular outflow obstruction.(Peak Gradient 89.8 mmHg). Mitral Regurgitation Ã¢?? Mild. Normal Left Ventricular systolic Function (EF 87%). Mild left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction. Occasional Ventricular Premature Beats+. My Present Problems Unable to walk ,and Sleep in flat bed position.Become very tired frequently and feeling chest heaviness when ever I take full Break fast/Lunch/Supper.Heaviness starts after 15 to 20 mts of food intake.Severe pain in hand shouldes.This continues for a hour and I become to normal.Very difficult to walk in up hill areas/gradients.Just 3 months back my Blood sugar level started to 195.Now Iam able to maintain to 145. Just 2 months back, Low lipido also started.So I contacted my Cardiologist.He informed that this may due to the Intake of Inderal Tablet from 1993.After taking calaptin 120SR it is solved to some extent. When ever I take food in all times,I get pain,palpitation and heaviness till it get digest.I also frequently feel hunger.If I took meals from a function,marriage,after 15 mts i feel very much heaviness.I may not able to walk .Mentally,i am forced to take soda.If i take soda,after half an hour I will back to 75% normal within 15 mts. I was very comfortable if I take Inderal tablet,but this has Low lipido Side effect.I also browsed got this message from web sites.Now ,My Dr changed my tab from INDERAL 40 to DILZEM 30 at 1-1-1. Now I am taking Dilzem 30 at 1-1-1 and Ubi Q Plus at 1-0-0.And Amaryl 1 mg at 1-0-0 for Sugar. Again,I had a consutation with Dr.K.U Nartarajan of m/s Amirtha Hospital,Ernakulam who comes to Nagercoil every monthly and I had a chance to consult him on 9.11.2008,and he advised me to do Ã¢??Alcohol septal ablationÃ¢?? and Angio gram at the earlist.He also informed me that when we do the Angiogram,by that time only this Alcohol septal ablation can be done.Is this Alcohol septal ablation cure my problems or we have to for Myectomy. On 9.11.2008 Dr.Natarajan changed the Medicene from DILZEM 30 to Calaptin 120SR 1-0-0 and Ditide Ã?Â½ tab in 1-0-0. Then I showed with Dr.Dr.G.Vijayaraghavan,Chief KIMS,Trivandrum.He changed the following medicines. My Present Medicines are as follows. Lopressor 50: 1-0-1. Amariyal : 1 mg 1-0-0. UBI I Q Plus : 1-0-0. Rosuvas 5 : 0-0-1. Hirudaya santhi syrup given by Santhi asramam,Kerala 25 ml 1-1-1. My present Major health complaints are as follows: I am feeling the heaviness during morning walk and when ever i take food in the morning,Lunch,dinner.See after taking food say about 15 to 20 mts the heaviness starts from my chest and later transfer to shoulder and hand.When I feel more pain i star using of Soda.If i take sode then i will be comfortable with in half an hour.This soda taking is happening max of time and during marriage function,party food etc. also.I am here by forwarding my old report in a seperate attachment.Now i feel that, i may be having blocks.For this can u how can I lead a trouble free ,operation free life.I am unable to climb uphill also.If i do 128 slice scan or angiogram,wheather i get good information about heart.Is there any better medicine to shape up my life. Thank You. Yours, S.Padmanabhan, SKP Super Market,KP Road,Nagercoil. 0000.
I am 27 years old 5'5'' and weigh 225 17 weeks pregnant and have had previous heart surgery to correct a genetic heart defect known as hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. I have been having heart palpitations sometimes 4-5 times a day the past few weeks so my cardiologist had me do a holter moniter. my question is can a holter cause a false quickening?
I m 37 years old. 3 years ago I had my mital and aortic valve replaced with mechanical valves. 16 years ago I recieved a ICD. I take metoporol and coumadin. I just had an echo that was normal. I have low blood pressure and a slow heart beat, 60 s. My cardiologist says that is normal for me. I ve been having hard heart beats that keep me up at night and sometime annoy me at work. I work out when I can 3-4 times a week. I mostly do cardio and a small amount of lifting. I have Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy so my workouts aren t what I wish they were. Recently when playing softball I m easily winded. More than usual. I told my cardiologist and he wasn t too concerned. He said he didn t want to go looking for a problem. Any advice?
Hello Dr, 41 year old, non-smoker, 1-5 units of alcohol a week, active, no other health issues. Family history of heart problems (Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ), have been checked and do not have it, although have a slight thickening of arterial knuckle which gets monitored. I m getting what feels like pulses or faint flutters from my oesophagus region to the top of my sternum region, these symptoms are infrequent during the day to sometimes non-existent, but at night the symptoms only occur when laid on my back or on my left side (they disappear when I m lying on my right side?) and feel more constant with a heart beat ie pulses at a constant rate. Occasionally have slight breathlessness since this has started 1 week ago. Now I ve had a slight upset stomach (although not constipated I ve not been regular) the last week and the symptoms do seem to be more present when I have heavy feeling in my stomach and then subside once I pass wind. Is the pulses/flutter linked to this and could be a blockage and wind not escaping? Or something else?
I have been on 1000 tikosyn for a year or longer. My dr added cardizem 5 Wks ago. Last wk he added amlodipline besylate 10 . The last few days I have had headache, dizziness , palpitations . I called dr and he said stay on them. I am also on...
yes I have been having a few problems.I have afib and sleep apnea .I also exercise 6 days a week for 50 minutes at a high endurance level.I am exhausted all the time especially after exercise.My bp is lower after exercise than before. I am to have...
We have a family history of HCM on my father's side,however my father (56 years old) doesn't have HCM,i (29 years old) have had an echo and no sign of hcm was noted with normal wall thickness. My 27 year old brother is also negative for HCM by...