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21 Possible Causes for Coronary Atherosclerosis, Exertional Dyspnea, Testosterone Decreased or Increased

  • Metabolic Syndrome

    The notion that people can be "fat but fit" is being challenged by a study showing a high prevalence of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis in obese subjects with no evidence[medpagetoday.com] If you’ve been spending hours on the treadmill without results, it’s because long-distance cardiovascular exercise can decrease testosterone and raise cortisol, the stress[draxe.com] The metabolic syndrome, its component risk factors, and progression of coronary atherosclerosis. Archives of Internal Medicine 170, 478 – 484.[doi.org]

  • Obesity

    Because dyspnea with exertion and lower extremity edema are often nonspecific signs of heart disease in obesity, 27–29 it may be difficult to clinically assess an obese individual[dx.doi.org] Google Scholar 50 : Oral testosterone supplementation increases muscle and decreases fat mass in healthy elderly males with low-normal gonadal status.[doi.org] Stop smoking Coronary Artery Disease Persons with diabetes mellitus are at increased risk for accelerated and advanced atherosclerosis that increases the risk for coronary[library.med.utah.edu]

  • Hypercholesterolemia

    […] on exertion, diaphoresis, and abdominal distension. 9 Cardiologist Dr.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tendon xanthomas and coronary atherosclerosis develop after ages 20 and 30, respectively. Homozygotes number 1 in 1 million persons.[ommbid.mhmedical.com] At this time, we suggested that the patient decrease his dose of DHEA, increase his dose of pregnenolone, and visit his doctor to obtain a prescription for micronized testosterone[lifeextension.com]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Many patients with diabetes do not have typical exertional chest pain.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Leptin levels have been positively associated with the presence, severity, extent and lesion complexity of coronary atherosclerosis as well as with the presence, severity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] deficiency is also associated with type 2 diabetes.[48][49] Eating disorders may also interact with type 2 diabetes, with bulimia nervosa increasing the risk and anorexia[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    He presented with progressive severe dyspnea on exertion and lower extremity edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Association between leukocyte count and the presence and extent of coronary atherosclerosis as determined by coronary arteriography. Am J Cardiol. 1984;53:997-999.[dx.doi.org] The low testosterone levels may manifest as decreased muscle mass and bone mineral density, increased fat mass, central obesity, insulin resistance, decreased libido and energy[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com]

  • Hypogonadism

    He said his symptoms resolved 3 months before this visit, but at that time, he noticed the onset of panic attacks, chest tightness, shortness of breath and dyspnea on exertion[healio.com] Atherosclerosis 218: 28–32. View Article Google Scholar 16.[doi.org] Decreased strength Loss of lean body mass Decreased sex drive Infertility Long-standing low testosterone levels can decrease bone mineral density and increase the risk of[uwhealth.org]

  • Thromboembolism

    CASE REPORT A 74-year-old man was admitted because of increasing dyspnea on exertion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Coronary artery bypass graft failure. An autoimmune phenomenon? Lancet 1986; 2: 1353. Piette JC, Cacoub P, Wechsler B.[medigraphic.com] What is already known on this topic An increase in prescribing of testosterone in men has occurred over the first decade of this century, mainly for sexual dysfunction and[bmj.com]

  • Anterior Pituitary Hypofunction

    dyspnea.[revespcardiol.org] […] libido - males have impotence, due to decreased libido from decreased Testosterone **** GnRH stimulation test: - No significant increase of FSH/LH in hypopituitarism - Eventual[quizlet.com] […] and coronary artery disease that may be attributable to diastolic hypertension, impaired endothelial function, and hypercholesterolemia.[revespcardiol.org]

  • Apathetic Thyrotoxicosis with Thyrotoxic Crisis

    […] on exertion Palpitations , arrhythmia (atrial fibrillation) Increased systolic BP, decreased diastolic BP, Increased cardiac output Reproductive Irregular menses , amenorrhea[ocw.tufts.edu] atherosclerosis may occur secondary to coronary artery spasm. 66,67 ECG changes generally are nonspecific and may include shortening of the PR interval, or ST changes suggestive[ahcmedia.com] Albumin Decreased binding Any cause of hypoalbuminaemia Increased binding Genetic variation Tranthyretin Increased binding Genetic variation Competition for binding sites[enetmd.com]

  • Uremic Anemia

    Case A 71-year-old female was admitted with progressive dyspnea on exertion for 3 days.[synapse.koreamed.org] Left ventricular hypertrophy is associated with increased ventricular thickness, arterial stiffening, coronary atherosclerosis, and/or coronary artery calcification.[emedicine.medscape.com] Atherosclerosis . 2018 Nov. 278:147-155. [Medline] . Muscaritoli M, Molfino A, Bollea MR, et al. Malnutrition and wasting in renal disease.[medscape.com]