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8 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
I am 26years old(turning 27 in june) I am 5feet 11 inches tall and 240 pounds. In the past 6 months my heart has been beating really fast and i get headaches sometimes. I have been lifting weights as well what can you advice you to do as far as gym workouts are concerned.?
12 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
Dear Doctor, I am a female aged 59 years. I have borderline blood pressure, sometimes can be high. (150/96). My doctor put me on Micardis 20mg. After taking that my blood pressure was 106/63 and my heartbeat over 100 per minute. Do you advise me to continue with my medication? What is your...
15 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
I go to donate plasma twice a week and everytime I go, their machine says my blood pressure is high and i have to wait 10 minutes to have it rechecked. What can I do to lower my pressure before I get there/ I do not take any medications and have never had an issue with HBP.
8 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
Hi! My 6 year old daughter told me this evening that her heart was beating really fast then stopping then starting slow again. This has happened to me as well. My mother has had surgery for an extra pathway in her heart and she has Mitro Valve Prolapse. Should I worry about SADS with her. She is...
15 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
A Cardiac Profusion test showed a 12mm by 12mm thrombus in my heart during the MRI scan. I have an appointment at an anti-coagulation clinic in three days time should I be taking any precautions in the meantime like taking aspirin or avoiding exertion? gerard
30 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
i have been having palpations daily, they are short, cause me stress and sometimes come with a sharp quick pain in the upper left chest. my ecg came back showing slighltly overworked but doctor was not concerned, should i be???? i am also prone to ocd and having anxiety over my health
7 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
Hi, I m a 46 yr old black female. My BP today is 144/87 with a 101 heart rate. I had s Starbucks coffee this morning with an extra shot of espresso, hence might be the reason for increased heart rate. I take BP med at night ditiazem hcl er 240mg and sometimes zestoretic gen 20/25 in the morning....
23 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
hello. my brother suffered a mild form of heart attack according to his cardiologist, his Troponin T test is positive. what are the pssoble medical interventions to be done? does he need surgery immediately? because his cardiologist told us about angiogram and possible angioplasty in the coming...
21 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
hi my name is Robin. My mom is 57 years old. he heart rate is now slowed to 47, she has had many strokes and heart atacks in the past 4 years. She has 9 stents as of right now. Is it normal for her heart to beat slower now and do we have anything to worry about?
10 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
I had 2 stent put in my main heart artery in January. I am scared to death it may not last. I can find nothing on the internet to give me any hope. 1 artery is fully clogged and the other 2 are badly clogged. I am 73 years old and wonder if a complete by pass is and able to be in my future?
9 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
I have been getting irregular heart beats the last week, and I am trying to work out if there is a reason why, could it be because I have a hole in my tooth? My heart hasn t carried on like this for a year and a half or so... Not drinking anymore caffeine than usual...
21 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
I have gone through angioplasty to provide way to the blood vessels/ artery. Some 15 days have been passed so far. I have been advised to eat little less than usual salt and sugar intake. Some say that I should avoid salt completely. Is i t advisable to avoid salt completely? Please guide me.
15 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
my mother is 65 yrs. she is non diabetic but there is high B.P. She has burning sensation in her right foot . The M.R.I. report reveals that there is disc extrusion with severe canal stenosis at the level of L4/5, L5/S1causing severe nerve root compression.
14 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
ya i am a34 yers old man and have this problem of high blood pressure since last two months which is not so high ie its 113/80 but i am fealing very weak and have no appetite my blood reports says that i have little high bile but i am hepatitis ABs positive for A and B BOTH please suggest i am a...
32 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
Hi i am 22 yrs old and i am afraid of having a sudden cardiac arrest..There is no history of heart diseases.I have also had echo and ecg and there were no problems with those tests.Still i am afraid to live my normal life because i could just drop dead any second!!
13 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
I am a white 52 year old female with some intense pain on my left side under my rib cage. I am experienceing shortness of breath and sharp pain in this area. I am in general good health. Overweight, Non-Smoker. No major health issues other than this pain that started about 2-3 days ago.
57 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
I have had high blood pressure for several years. Recently it has being extremely high. eg 157/102 145/95. But now it seems to reading in at 113/95. I am on BP meds. Should I be overly concerned at this reading. My doctor tells me just to take another BP pill.
30 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
Hi there I am having constant palpitations for past 20 days.It is often accompanied by hard feel on trapezius and arm pit ,sometimes along the outer border of my left hand.Sometimes pain just below midshaft of clavicle and middle sternum too.My BP was124/78while heart rate today was128.
7 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
Hi Doctor, I am 30 yrs male. i have been experiencing burning sensation near my heart since past 15 hours. It happened earlier as well about few months ago. I had some spicy non-veg food yesterday. I am not if that is the for it. please suggest what i can do about it.
82 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
I took my blood pressure & my numbers were as follows: 114 over 74 & my pulse was 111. I was told that a pulse rate over 90 was bad, it this true and what does this mean. I took my blood pressure after I walked up 1/8 of a mile up a hill. Please explain my numbers.
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