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724 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Noncompliance, Obesity

  • Obesity

    […] to be obese.[symptoma.com] Noncompliance with behavioral recommendations following bariatric surgery. Obes Surg 2005 ;15: 546 - 551 Citing Articles (1519) Letters Article Figures/Media[dx.doi.org] It is likely that obesity modifies the clinical picture of COPD because of its effects on the perception of dyspnea and exercise tolerance.[doi.org]

  • Morbid Obesity

    Adolescents who are obese have an increased risk of becoming obese adults. Taller children are more obese than shorter ones.[symptoma.com] We present a 17 year-old woman, with a previous genetic diagnosis of Prader-Willi syndrome and BMI of 74 Kg/m(2), that was admitted in anasarca, with marked cyanosis, dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Early in pregnancy, the alveolar ventilation is increased and pregnant women have a sense of dyspnea.[bariatrictimes.com]

  • Asthma

    A wealth of epidemiologic literature has established that whereas asthma can lead to obesity, obesity is a risk factor for asthma, but mechanisms are unclear.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A meta-analysis by DiMatteo et al [ 50 ] revealed that patients with a chronic disease and depression were three times more likely to be noncompliant with medical treatment[doi.org] It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, wheezing, and dyspnea (dyspnea, paroxysmal). Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways.[icd9data.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Comorbidities examined were acute or decompensated CHF, along with coronary artery disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, dyspnea, obesity, and smoking[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These include any recent infection, dietary non compliance (excess use of fluids, alcohol, or salt), medication noncompliance (especially diuretics), presence of chest pain[clinicaladvisor.com] Features due to left heart failure: Dyspnea, orthopnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea: These symptoms develop due to congestion of the lungs.[symptoma.com]

  • Schizophrenia

    Conference participants reviewed the literature in the following areas: 1) weight gain and obesity; 2) diabetes; 3) hyperlipidemia; 4) prolongation of the QT interval on the[ajp.psychiatryonline.org] Long-term use can develop dependence and put the patient at risk if they are noncompliant.[emedicine.com] […] congestion and sensations of ‘scratchy throat’ may often be the first to appear and are sometimes unrecognized or underestimated. 189, 190 Respiratory symptoms, such as dyspnea[doi.org]

  • Heart Failure

    Obesity is one of the commonest comorbidities in patients with heart failure, and it is associated with increased mortality risk.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pathophysiology – Congestive Heart Failure - Diastolic Diastolic dysfunction occurs when the left ventricular myocardium is noncompliant and not able to accept blood return[healio.com] We introduced oxycodone for medically refractory dyspnea instead of morphine because of the patient's renal insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • High Output Heart Failure

    Obesity leads to systolic and diastolic malfunction of the heart and increased total blood volume, thus causing high output heart failure.[symptoma.com] Medication noncompliance: Frequently, diuretics are not taken as prescribed due to the urinary side-effects.[healio.com] After the procedure, dyspnea was improved and procedure related complication was not seen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome

    Acute coronary syndrome risk factors include: Aging High blood pressure High blood cholesterol Cigarette smoking Lack of physical activity Unhealthy diet Obesity or overweight[mayoclinic.org] […] prasugrel before coronary angiography, it is generally advised to reload these antiplatelet agents if the patient was already taking them, given the rates of medication noncompliance[journals.lww.com] These include: Smoking High blood pressure High blood cholesterol Diabetes Physical inactivity Being overweight or obese A family history of chest pain, heart disease or stroke[heart.org]

  • Hyperlipidemia

    Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is a proven and effective procedure for the treatment of morbid obesity and its related co-morbid illnesses.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Overestimation of the actual ingested dosage may occur due to some degree of noncompliance.[journals.plos.org] Patients may also complain of abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and sometimes dyspnea.[symptoma.com]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    This morbidly obese patient developed chest pressure, followed by chest pain and difficulty in breathing shortly after receiving on-demand treatment with intravenous recombinant[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] actually participate in formal cardiac rehabilitation programs because of several factors, including lack of structured programs, physician referrals, low patient motivation, noncompliance[web.archive.org] […] are also important causes of dyspnea.[web.archive.org]

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