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2 0 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
I am experiencing premature ventricular contractions on a daily basis all of a sudden. No one can tell me why. Sometimes they are as frequent as every two to three heartbeats, it makes me cough and I feel terrible. My doctor keeps saying there is nothing to worry about. But I am wondering why...
5 0 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
Having what I think are pvc attacks, is there any way to stop it? I am so very sleepy and cannot get to sleep because of these attacks. I recently gave up caffeine, nicotine, started eating pure healthy foods, and began an exercise regimen. Can any of these factors play a role in causing the pvc...
8 1 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
My Mother in law had triple bypass surgery last Tuesday. She is Dibetic and over weight, She is on no medication in the CCU, she has had 3-4 unit of blood and there is blood in her stool. She has not eaten since the surgery. They gave her a cat scan yesterday, because she is now not recognizing...
4 1 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
50 year old man with a history of hypertension, smoking,sedentary lifrstyle and poor compliance to meds presents with frontal headaches and a blood pressure of 240/120. The man is nauseous,pale, slightly photophobic. Should i recommend lumbar puncture?
10 1 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
I had open heart surgery 10/19/20/11. I have had a severe pain in my right breast/shoulder area since then. The nurse said something about inflammation but I m waiting for her call back to answer my questions about diagnosis and treatment. Can you help me with that info?
17 1 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
I have been taking Seloken XL 25 x 2 for the last 1.5 years to control my BP. All was well and my BP was in the range of 120 / 75 and pulse around 75. But since the last 4 days my BP shot to 160 / 100 and pulse to 100. My doc has changed the medicine to Olmezest Beta 25 now. He says my body has...
14 1 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
I am 63 years old and take a daily one of each: nebivolol, indapamide and candesartin for high blood pressure. I stopped taking the candesartin a week ago as I ran out. I took my BP several times today and it ranged from 110/81 - 104/77. It s nver been so low, even when I take all my pills...
6 1 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
Hi, my husband has hypertension and has been out of medication for a few months now. He has not been feeling well, and has been experiencing discomfort in his lower chest/abdominal area. The other day when I took his BP it read, 160/120... He also says that he feels hot in the face. Could these...
5 0 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...I have been hypertensive for nearly ten years and take HCTZ and Lisinopril BID. Suddenly 3 weeks ago I felt exhausted and lethargic. Went to check bp today and was 98/58 and barely able to stay upright. Is this serious
8 1 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
Hi !! My wife has 32 weeks of pregnancy.Till now she does not have blood pressure problem.But for last three four days suddenly her blood pressure shoot up (upto 190/110). But her urine test is normal. The only change i found is change in iron pills during this time. Earlier she was taking FID...
5 0 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
Hello, Can you help, I am feeling so sleepy all the time, all I want to do after work is go straight to bed. I can also see these random bruises on my hands and feet. Difficulty inhaling, as there is this slight pain in my chest. Pain not noticeable when I cough though just when I inhale. Dark...
5 0 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
Hi, may I answe r dyour health queries right now ? Please type your query here... hello sir, i gave a birth to a baby in normal delivery 3 and half months ago.But at the time of my delivery suddenly my BP is increases to 180 so that my doctor do not put stiches then.after that my health is very...
5 0 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
My reading vary to 175/120 best only once 140/110 bottom number is always above 105. Top usually around 160. I m 61 in good health and eat right and excirse but they have me on three meds 50 mg metorolol,hydrorothiazide 25mg, lisinopril 80 mg and sertraline 50 mg for depression. They upped my...
5 0 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
My doctor diagnosed me with High BP and prescribed Toprol XL (100 mg) one a day, Diovan HCT (16-12.5 mg) one a day, Lasix (40 mg) twice a day, KLOR-CON M (20 tab) one a day. I am also a RA patient. My symptoms are lightheadedness, shortness of breath, heart palipitations, and swelling of the...
5 0 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
I ve been taking Bystolic 10 mg daily for high blood pressure. Unfortunately, my BP readings were still high so my doctor prescribed Losartan 50 mg daily to take in combination with the Bystolic. Is this OK? Is there anything to be concerned about?
5 0 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
Feels like an air bubble under my rib located a few inches below nipple. When I start to feel this happening my heart rate increases until I manage to burp it out. Been to hospital and heart is fine, I believe it is also. Stomach feels alittle upset. Sometimes I get a fever right before heart...
5 0 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
sir, i am from india 31 years old,taking amlodipine 5mg for the last 6 months.my father also has hypertension for the past 20 years.still my bp reading is 90-140 in some times.i dont smoke since i started medication,but chew tobocco.please suggest what medicine should i take to bring my bp to normal
5 0 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
I have been on Metroprolol for five days. I take half of a 25mg pill of once a day. I don t feel right. Anxious and don t feel right in my chest. I was given this for occassional heart palpitations. I also take 5mg of Ativan twice a day. Are there any problems if I stop taking it.
5 0 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
I have been diagnosed with Panic and Anxiety. Heart Palpatations on and off for a few months. I saw a cardiologist 2 weeks ago who ran an EKG and Echo, which both came back ok. I am hooked up to a monitor that I have to wear for 30 days. But I noticed about a week and a half ago I started feeling...
3 0 Tue, 5 Aug 2014
Hi, I m 34 yrs and a week ago checked my blood pressure and it was at 143/83. I m about 183 lbs And I don t know if I was nervice but I know that s considered high I would like to know if this is a cause for concern (as I never had high blood pressure or any health problems before)?
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