Wolff-parkinson-white Syndrome

Wolff-Parkinson-white Syndrome is a rare condition in infants with rapid beats resulting from an electrical pathway between the upper and lower heart chambers. Symptoms include palpitations, anxiety, fatigue, chest pain, difficulty breathing, lightheadedness, and shortness of breath. In addition, it manifests as grayish or bluish skin color, restlessness, rapid breathing, and reduced food intake in infants.

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Can mining work cause any effect on WPW syndrome patient?

Query: Hi doctor, My question is regarding WPW syndrome. I suffer from WPW syndrome, I just came to know about it. I am a mining engineer and work for a mining company, my day to day work involves blasting and exposure to heat, dust, and low oxygen environment. The blasts are severe, the peak particle vel...  Read Full »


Dr. Salam Salloum

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. The working environment has nothing to do with increasing the chances of WPW (Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome). However, some patients could collapse and have a brief loss of consciousness with WPW episode. It is recommended that those patient work ...  Read Full »

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