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7 1 Tue, 28 Jun 2016
Hi Dr Grief, I have been having pain just below my left breast were my ribs are. I went to my doctor on Monday and had an ultrra sound on Thursday. I am having a mammagram on Wednesday, but I have not been able to sleep because the pain is worse when I am lying down. I have taken tylenol extra...
5 1 Tue, 28 Jun 2016
My blood pressure was always 90/60 and pulse around 69 2 monthso ago it went up to average 153/90 pulse 81 Dr put me on prexum. I was drinking it for a month now but I am always tired and can t sleep at night when I lay down it is Ave 122/74 but my pulse 97 and Ifeel I am suffocating
7 1 Tue, 28 Jun 2016
My blood pressure is 159/87 pulse is 92 breaking out into cold sweats. About 4 times today. Had appt with doctor this morning for lab. But veins weren t giving them any blood. So have to go back in morning for blood work. Is my blood pressure ok for now. Its usually 164/110.
12 1 Tue, 28 Jun 2016
I am male 62. Had CABG in Dec 2008. Recent 2D echo shows mild diastolic dysfunction, LVEF 60%. Other parameters normal. BP less than 110, diabetes controlled with diet and a little medication, taking metolar and rampril. Can climb stairs, slope without problem. Rest HR 75.
7 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
hi i really need help! i did a valve heart repair (open heart surgery in national guard riyadh saudi arabia) but there phisio therapy advices are not best for, explaining how or what sleep positions i must take in order to sleep? (i have scolios mild too) pain killers not enough
6 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
hi ther sir, i have positive tmt no angina recorded do i need to do angiography and if yes i check my bloodtest i got esr 95 in two hrs and have 9cells in urine and 5 pus cells and s creatinine is 1.22 which was .93 week before does it make differnce
6 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
I have had a history of PVC s , had 4 ablations, been on tambacor, rhythmol, tenormin, you name it. I can t seem to stop the PVC s. they are especially noticeable within 2-4 minutes at rest following mild to moderate activity. My EP just started me on sotalol 80mg bid. I have no structural...
10 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
My father age is 61years. Height 167cms. For past one year he is having Concor Cor 2.5mg daily after his meal. Yesterday in ECG report i found its written A Complete left bundle block. Is Concor Cor 2.5mg is correct medic for him as per as prescribed by the Doctor?
6 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
i am having symptoms such as shortness of breath when i raise my hands over my head; heart palpitations; and if i don t slow down or stop whatever i am doing that is causing the problem (ex: climbing the stairs quickly) then it only gets worse. Then i am have to lay down (sometimes for hours) to...
12 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
Hi My name is Mayank.I m 29 years old. My weight and hieght are: 82 kgs and 5 4 . I was diagonosed of high blood pressure in Oct 10 and my family doctor prescribed me Telmisartan-40mg OD. I m on this drug since then and get my BP measured once a month. It was 95 by 148 in Oct and now 90 by 130...
6 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
I am 48, I do not have diabetics or Hypertension. My family has a history of Hypertension. For the past 3 days I am feeling like everything around me is spinning when I open my eyes. If I lift my head I feel like my head is reeling. I ate food outside yesterday /and did not drink enough water...
9 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
I have an Rheumatic Heart Disease,and having a Zalpen penicillin injection every 28 days for almost 6 years..I suffered shoulder back pain all the way to my head and I felt that my haft body is cramp. What should I do to lessen the pain I felt.Thank you...
5 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
I ended up tearing a right shoulder muscle and ripped some cartilage around my elbow. The pain was intense and my regular physician gave me a toradol injection for the inflammation and 6 days of Prednisone. My BP was to almost 190/100. Usually I am in the 100-115/55-70 range despite smoking. The...
5 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
I am taking Telma 40mg for controlling bp levels in the range of 120-130/80-90 since last 3 years but recently I started feeling heavy head, irritation, swollen face and on checking bp, found the levels are in range 145-150/90-95 at different timings. I take low salt food, no sugar, 3-4 days...
6 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
I m a 65 year old female, 5 6 , weight 195, taking anti-depressants. Otherwise in good health. I have a small heart. Having this are there any health issues I could have? I ve had stress tests done, but haven t had any issues. My father had by-pass surgery, then died 15 years later of heart...
9 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
My history is: Antoroseptal MI on 14.02.11, thrombolysed with STK. Angiography (24.02.11) results: LMCA-Nor.; LAD-40% Ostial Segment Stenosis & 90% mid Segment Stenosis; D2-80% Ostial Segment Stenosis; LCx- 30% mid Segment Stenosis. PDA-RCA Ostial Segment Stenosis. Coronary Angioplasty Report...
6 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
I had the widowmaker and had two drug elluting stents placed back to back in my LAD. The VA increased my disability rating based on my MET functioning. I also have relatively controlled diabetis w/one functioning kidney What is my prognosis? A steady decline or what?
7 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
I am a 64 year old female in what I thought in pretty good health. I am taking Toprol for blood pressure among other vitamins etc. A week ago, while on vacation, I notice I was having an irregular heartbeat and was getting dizzy while standing. I have had pvc in the past and they would go away...
6 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
I have received a prescription for losartan potassium (generic) 50mg for hypertension. I had an allergic reaction to lisinopryl and had extreme fatigue on beta blockers, HCTZ, and calcium channel blockers. I am concerned in taking the full dose at one time and would like to split the pill in half...
6 1 Mon, 27 Jun 2016
after having a stent placed in an artery and medication for another artery that was 30% blocked, I feel like I can t take a complete breath (not short of air) and I m very tired all the time. No history of HTN or hyperlipidemia. I stopped smoking over a year ago
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