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7 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
I have been diagnosed with pvc s. Normal labs, normal ekg, normal echo, even had stress test, all normal. Lately they have gotten worse, especially at night. my cardiologist doesnt think i need anything but he said if it bothers me, he prescribed bisoprolol 2.5 mg. I m only 33 so i really dont...
185 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
My blood pressure has been running 91/66 to 93/62 is that low, i am 32 years old, my weight is 180. I am tired all the time. I feel weak and I never have any energy. I was also diagnosed with Situs Inversus. Should Isee a doctor for my blood pressure and should i worry about it?
7 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
my brother had a kidney removed and in the middle of the surgery he threw a clot and went into cardiac arrest. They massaged the heart for 1.5 hours before they put him on bypass. Is it possible to have any brain function other than breathing and blinking after this? My brother is 62 years old
8 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
i am 17 years old,5ft3 and weigh 9st10,lately i have been getting pains in my chest and the left side of my body when i take breathe it feels like im breathless,i got pain on the left side of my back just behind my heart... today i got an unusual pain were the whole of my left side from my heart...
7 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
9yr old daughter s heart is racing, pounding. She is complaining of pressure on middle of chest. She says it feels like someone is pushing on her chest. Is it just an anxiety attack or should I take her to the dr immediately? This is the second time in the last 24 hrs. She said it happened for...
12 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
My dad is 82 years old and has a low heart beat. He has been short of breath for over a month now and can t do much. He is getting a pacemaker put in tomorrow morning. He had a widower heart attack 2 years ago and survived the surgery. Will my dad survive this pacemaker surgery? They say he also...
7 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
Hi Dr, I had a chest x-rays prescribed by my Pulmonology Dr due to a possible pneumonia and they called me today to tell me that it was not that but they found my heart enlarged, called cardiomelagy mild. What should I expect, do, next step? What exactly is that? I m a female 41 years old, mom of...
11 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
My 77 year old mother Height 5 ft, weight 150 lbs) has been on Coversyl 4mg/day for four weeks. Her doctor increased the medication to 8 mg/day, four days ago. Togther with Coversyl, she also takes half a tablet of Metoprolol. Latest blood tests show that cholesterol is slightly high, she has...
6 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
I have a high blood pressure problem and have been taking pill for the past 10 years. I am 58 years of age, a woman and married with twin boys who now live 7 and 14 hours drive from us. The doctor and elevated my pill intake of 1 ramipril (10mg - i think) in the morning and 1 at night and in the...
12 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
Over the past couple of months, I have noticed some slight pain and tightness in my heart area. I have lost 25lbs over the past year and 3 months but am still very overweight (5 1 and 180 lbs.) I try hard to eat healthy and exercise (walking) as much as I can (about 15-20 min. several times a...
8 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
Oh, wow! I did not know I would be able to ask a question coming to this site. I was researching a bit just from curiosity. I am a 49 year old woman, had gastric bypass 13 years go, am a light drinker, was severely anemic (only had 1/3rd of the blood I should, was hospitalized and given a blood...
7 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
My Mother is 92 years young and has had several test ran she has a very healthy heart but her blood pressure is not normal. when she starts to stand her pressure will get very very low . she has had several test laying down, sitting, standing up each # is different, is there any medical answer as...
11 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
I am a 37 year old female that has mitral valve prolapse and I have been experiencing dizzy spells that my doctor has diagnosed as vertigo from an inner ear issue. Physical therapy treatments aren t really working and I am having anxiety attacks from these spells. Can my heart valve be the cause...
11 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
This whatever I have--they have been calling it vasovagal syncope for 3 years now I have heart attack symptoms with the passing out but I have no warning signs for passing out. I ve had the million dollar work up on the heart everything is fineMy cardiologist is in Rome,GA/ Ive been to emory in...
6 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
I am a 20 y.o. female. I weigh 114 lbs and am 5 foot 3 inches. I have had chest pain now consistently for about 12 hours. Well, I wouldn t exactly call it pain, but definitely severe pressure with intermittent pain. It does seem to have gotten a little better since it started, but earlier today I...
6 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
My mother is eighty two years old and she had by pass heart surgery four years ago and she started to feel tired yesterday and weak and I m worried because this never happened to her before and is not like my mom to seelp during the day...Is this something to expect after the surgey?
6 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
My husband had open heart surgery last Thursday. Is stomach is very distended (bloated) and causing him much discomfort. It will go down a bit during the day but not enough to make him comfortable. His weight is up 1.6 lbs today, though is his eating very little.
11 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
I am 25 years old and for about the past six months i ve been experiencing heart palpitations and some chest pain ( but not frequently ). Some times i won t get have palpitations at all, for say a week or so, but then for about three or four days straight i will have them. Could this be...
11 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
(a) I am using Minipress XL 2.5 daily (b) due to indigesion Dr has prescribed Enzar tab in the morning and evening (c) Vi Bact in the Morning (d) Normaxin two times (e) And Remylin prescribed but not taken yet Now I am suffering low Blood pressure. Please advice me
11 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
I am 49 years old male. Two days back I felt dizziness in the morning and I went to a doctor. He said you have high BP (146/100) So he prescribed LOSAR A Tabs and asked me to continue till life. Please let me know is it necessary to continue whole life with tablets. And there will be any side...
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