Cardiac arrhythmias

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“For if a man thinketh himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself!”

Galatians 6:3

Those are several types and modernity has brought a huge advance in understanding and therapy.

While ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation kill in a wink, most deadly one on level of prevalence remains atrial fibrillation and flutter.

Especially for last one, Hyper-parathyroidisme is a little mentioned etiology.

Hence, electrolytic imbalances like hyper-calcemia and hypo-kalemia are established factors.

Barlow’s disease occupies about 20% of cases, while the rest remains for the most part engulfed in secrecy.

On pathological ground the mesosystolic click syndrome rests on a substrate of mucoid degeneration, not unlike the Mönckeberg’s media necrosis.

Because of the high lipid content of vessel walls, a deficit in essential fatty acids, mainly Omegas 3 an 6 could be the reason.

As for the rest, Borreliosis is frequent in huge territories, especially in temperate climates, and it’s neuritis is treatable only in the acute stage of illness.

Vitamins B12 and 9 (folic acid) are abundant in our nutrition, but with advancing age first one is poorly absorbed from small bowel, as it needs to combine to the so-called Intrinsic Factor secreted by the stomach.

Unfortunately most prevalent autoimmune disease consists of parietal stomach cells degeneration.

Here also, early diagnosis is essential, as late cases of polyneuropathy are said irreversible.

For diagnosis you need measurement in blood of methylmalonic acid or homocystein.

As a matter of fact, neuropathy of any kind can be responsible.