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31 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
My husband has periphrial artery disease and has had a by pass in both legs in the past two years. He has recently had angioplasty in both legs at the same time. The left leg had a fair bit of narrowing at the grap and retired a stint. The right had some narrowing but only needed the balloon...
47 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
My husband was transferred from the ICU rehap hosp to the main hosp ER for hypoxia, hypercarbia, hypertension, suspecting from sepsis and chest pain with very slightly elevation of troponin, most likely related to demand ischemia due to sepsis, needing to evaluate for acute coronary artery...
30 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
I have been using approvel to reduce my bp since 2004 till last when my doctor prescribed me coveram since bp was a bit higher than normal, and almost a year now of been using coveram I have been having diarrhea and a peripheral neuropathy where I can t use my muscles like before what should I...
15 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
I had a double chamber pacemaker placed January 17 2014, since I have felt constant pain and burning sensation. I have no energy and I passed out day before yesterday which is the reason I had pm in first place. I feel like it s moving around in my chest. Is this normal????
12 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
wow glad i found this. for quiet sometime i have thought i am having a heart problem. i have worn the montiers and had an angiogram over the past few years. lately my symptoms are getting more of a problem. first i just dont quiet feel good.. short breathed .. then some days i feel like someone...
36 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
I was just prescribed Amlodipine 10 mg for my Blood Presure. I also take Methadone 10 mg twice a day. I also take Wellbutrin and cinbalti. All of this is because of 3 back surgery all gone wrong 13 years ago. I am still getting off Methadone, it takes time after all these years. Will any of these...
22 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
Hi, My question is I am a 30 year old male and have been having spasms in chest and sometimes throughout my arms when I am lying down or standing. My primary care doctor seems to think that it can be a related to something neurological. Can you please advise?
30 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
Hi.. My name is Harold and I m 61.. I came to my studio about an hour ago and had to come up short flight of stairs while carrying equipment.. I was not winded and my heart rate was in the 80 s.. About 20 mins later I went downstairs to the bathroom.. When I finished I came back upstairs only...
14 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
hi there im 59yrs old female and im on norvasc 5mg per day. since past 3 days i been having heavy headed n light diziness , i did monitor my b/p on my home b/p monitor it shows 118/65 to 110/ 60 it been within this range . shall i consult my doctor or stop my norvasc ? thank you.
32 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
after a one hour nap this evening my blood pressure was 155/79 (I took it three times and averaged it out). The 155 is high but the 79 is okay. I am on a Masters swim team and was going to go swimming; however changed my mind after I saw the 155. Why is the top number so high, but the bottom...
15 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
My mother s - 75 years old (good health except a bit of Arthritis) feet have been swollen for over 4 weeks now - she thinks it is chickungunya. I took her to the Doctor - Her pressure was very low - her pulse was very high. She did a blood test and the Doctor says that her white blood cells and...
18 1 Tue, 31 Mar 2015
i have been told I have atrial fibrillation. i have pulse136 heart rate and my blood presure this time 104/60.. i am 77. they have me on metoprolol 50 mg and diltiazem hcl 300mg. Also ramipril 5mg simvastatin 20mg , 1 aspirin 325 , terazosin. It seem the medication isn t working. What are...
16 1 Tue, 31 Mar 2015
Hello there, I have a boyfriend that is having some heart issues. he says that his heart is doing something funny,getting light headed,breaking out in a sweat then got cold and clammy. he felt like he couldn t breath then thought he was going to have a panic attack. his lips are numb and tingly...
14 1 Tue, 31 Mar 2015
Hello my mother is under chemo therapy and right after 4th round her blood pressure has been elevating. She gets iv hydration twice a week and doctors recently put her on lisinopril (5mg) once a day. Yesterday they increased to 10 mg. Just checked blood pressure and it is 153/93. Second time was...
24 1 Tue, 31 Mar 2015
Hi, i have been having a lot of health issues and was told my bowels were packed I took measures to clean them out and am still having issues my BP is 138/93 plus 80 the left side of my neck is swollen and I can bend it to the right very far I have so much going on I forgot to say anything to my...
11 1 Tue, 31 Mar 2015
My brother who is 68 is in stage 4 heart valve failure and was suppose to have it replaced, but they punctured his aorta in the process and had to patch the aorta and put off the valve replacement now. How long should it take to safely go back in again and replace the valve?
16 1 Tue, 31 Mar 2015
I m taking 50mg (25mg twice day) metoprolol for hypertension and 150mg (75mg twice day) flecainide for afib. I ve been on flecainide for 2 months and have had no afib episodes apart from a couple during the first 2 weeks of taking flecainide. Prior to this, over the past 10 years, my afib...
22 1 Tue, 31 Mar 2015
I am a 31 yo male that has a history of congenital heart defects, at 3 days old i had coartation of the Aorta to open the narrowing to allow enough blood to flow through. again when I was 18 they had to do another open hert surgery due to the renarrowing of the cort aorta, they had to widen the...
28 1 Tue, 31 Mar 2015
My husband has chronic hypertension controlled by meds. He is 76 yrs of age and plays golf regularly. For the last couple of weeks suffering from cough and not feeling well, had 2 rounds of abx, inhaler and cough med. Still fighting the cough, MD ordered different type of cough med. Noticed his...
12 1 Tue, 31 Mar 2015
Hello. I took an Emergen C pack (1,000mg) and now I feel like my heart is racing and a little shortness of breath. Should I take maybe half and take it every other day? I like it because I m not big on taking pills and this is a lot easier. I sort of have a headache as well. Any thoughts?
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