• bombsuitgirl bombsuitgirl
    March 14, 2010
    Leg pain with ventricular tachycardia?
    bombsuitgirl bombsuitgirl
    March 14, 2010

    I woke up this morning with a sharp pain in the right calf of my leg. I have been diagnosed with ventricular tachycardia, so should this be something I should be concerned about?

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  • MonicaRD
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    March 15, 2010
    MonicaRD
    Health Pro
    March 15, 2010

    Hi bombsuitgirl, 

    The pain could be caused by a number of things...it could be a cramp, a blood clot, a pulled muscle, a side effect to a medication, etc. If the pain persists or if it was bad enough that it concerns you, I encourage you to see your physician.  Many of the pains I listed above are not critical, but some issues, such as a blood clot, can be dangerous. 

    Here is some other information from our site you might find useful:

    Using Mindfulness Meditation to Alleviate Physical Pain

    Stress and Your Heart

     

    Best of luck,

    Monica M. Skidmore, MS, RD, LDN


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