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Review: could Heart attack cause Shivering?

Summary: Shivering could be caused by Heart attack, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also have Dyslipidaemia, and take Aspirin.

We study 5,969 people who have Heart attack from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Shivering (Chills). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Heart attack

Heart attack (latest reports from 629,439 patients) is typically treated by Aspirin, Plavix, Lipitor, Coreg, Metoprolol Tartrate, Digoxin.


Shivering (felling of cold) (latest reports from 249,218 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 5,964 people who have heart attack are studied. Among them, 20 (0.34%) have Shivering. They amount to 0.01% of all the 248,447 people who have Shivering on eHealthMe.

Trend of Shivering in heart attack reports

Gender of people who have heart attack and experienced Shivering * :


Age of people who have heart attack and experienced Shivering * :


Severity of the symptom * :


Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Dyslipidaemia (4 people, 20.00%)
  2. Hypogammaglobulinaemia (3 people, 15.00%)
  3. Pneumonia (3 people, 15.00%)
  4. Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (3 people, 15.00%)
  5. Arrhythmia supraventricular (3 people, 15.00%)
  6. Coronary artery disease (1 people, 5.00%)
  7. Panic attack (1 people, 5.00%)
  8. Schizoaffective disorder (1 people, 5.00%)
  9. Abscess (1 people, 5.00%)
  10. Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 5.00%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Aspirin (14 people, 70.00%)
  2. Plavix (8 people, 40.00%)
  3. Zocor (7 people, 35.00%)
  4. Levaquin (6 people, 30.00%)
  5. Vioxx (6 people, 30.00%)
  6. Toprol-xl (6 people, 30.00%)
  7. Atenolol (5 people, 25.00%)
  8. Streptase (5 people, 25.00%)
  9. Glipizide (5 people, 25.00%)
  10. Niaspan (3 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • After doubling my Depakote dose, my abdomen is swollen and I am so dizzy and hallucinating so badly I can barely read. My nausea and pain are so severe, very effective drugs at doses that are a significant amount to my system are barely helping. Due to the weather and thus swelling of my previous Chiai Malformation Decompression Brain Surgery site, I have significant and debilitating headache pain and other Chiari symptoms are much worse than usual.


  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • After taking medications in morning I feel dizzy and light headed and can't do anything. Also very tired all the time


  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • had 3 stents 2 right with complete heart block and one left artery:fitted in June 2013 then Diverticulosis in October 2013. Heart problems recurred 2 further stents fitted in February 2014 and diagnosed prinzmetal angina. Had hysterectomy, bowel and bladder repair in 2000. Gaul bladder removed in 2005.


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- Heart attack (4,869 reports)


Related symptom

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