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
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?
My name is Julie, I am a 49 year old with hcm. I am scheduled for a cauterized ablation in early Sept. due to the frequencies and lengths of my arrhythmias. I am concerned because I was hoping to have the alcohol ablation and affraid they are just treating my symptoms, rather than the hcm?
I sometimes feel this sudden sinking feeling in my chest region .. specially along the windpipe and below. It occurs almost 1-2 times daily and lasts for hardly 1-2 seconds. I'm a heart patient detected of HOCM and i also have some gastric problems .. is this feeling related to my heart rythm or is it because of the gastric problem. Rarely it's accompanied with dizziness but goes away within few seconds. Pl advice.
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...
I have hoccum- hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy and my thickness is 3.2 and my gradient is 100 and I am 39 years old and have 3 kids and I am trying to get the myectomy surgery but dont have insurance I dont qualify for medicade because I am 100. over income a month and i couldnt afford health insurance even if they would take me with my prexisting condition and I really am not wanting to leave my children without a mother . do you have any suggestions please help
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...