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6 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
I had taken Fruta Planta for 2 months. Lost 20 lbs. I stopped taking it for 2 weeks and going to gym regularly. I am eating fruits and vegetable and staying away from fried foods and fast food. Though my blood pressure is still high. What can I do to lower my blood pressure besides garlic pills,...
8 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
i am 45 year old height is 163 cm,weight 74 kg and my bp 140/95.i tried atenol and amlodypine but no control to B.P.then i took 1/2 tablet daily of ditide .now my B.P remains normal..ie 120/80.how long can i take this medicine ? should i increase the dose after some time.how can i control my...
6 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
hi my blood pressure is 154 over 94 for the past 4 days i have had some pain shooting in my chest my right arm is tingling slight headaches at one stage my head felt like it had exploaded and i have a funny feeling on the left hand side of my face its not numb its just a different felling than my...
6 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
dear sir, my father, presently are in ccu ward,his simtoms are hi bp average 170-95, and include are an minor heart attack doctor says that, as a ecg report.but all blood test are good still 4 days are gone but bp are going hi some times going normal,in 3rd night he was chest pain and hi...
8 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
hello Doctor, May dad had a brain stroke according to the doctor s statement about a month ago.. we took him back to home about 20 days ago. he had been doing well but he had vertigo. not continuous but sometimes. from last night he is feeling bad.. he says he is feeling dizziness and don t feel...
7 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
Hi I m not having chest pain or shortness of breath at all. But I ve become paranoid about heart disease as it runs in our family history. I have muscle fatigue especially around the shoulders and have not been sleeping well. I see a massage therapist at least 1 -2 times a month. I weight 260 lbs...
6 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
Yesterday, I was exercise (harder than usual) after that I had some grape, melon and yogurt..right after I felt bad headache and short of breath, nuasea and throw up.I try to thrwn up or go toilet because I know that would make me feel better. Today I still have some headache.what could it beand...
14 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
I had passed out last week and hit my head on my stone floor which knocked me out for a few minutes. I just took my blood pressure it is 100/59 with a pulse of 61. Is this why i passed out? I am on liserpril 25 and cardizen CD 240 daily. i have had a heart attack 2 years ago when i was 43 years...
6 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
i consistently get higher BP readings (150/100) at the doctor s office; but when i check at home using digital blood pressure monitor (115/75), it is really low. my doctor says it could be due to white coat hypertension, but can the readings fluctuate that much?
6 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
I had a pacemaker 3 months ago. I get a lot of chest pain, which the cardiologist says is coronary artery spasm, but it seems to be coming from the pacemaker. I have had it checked, all is ok and is pacing 95%. But I still have pain. I take 25mgs metoprolol twice a day. Do I just have to put up...
6 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
what side of the chest do your put your hand on to feel the heart beat? Is it the front? whats the techincal word for it? is your heart as big as your fist? why is this so? how many times does a human heart beat in a day? how many times does it beat in a year? how many times in a 22 year olds...
13 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
I had a ct scan and they said that I have a small spot that is thin on my aorta it is in the abdominal area and they were doing a ct scan of my chest. they want to do another ct of my abdoman to zero in on the spot is this something that sounds like I should consider doing.
6 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
Continued leg pain? 80 yr male. 5ft10 inch. 160 lbs. High cholesteral--familial. now controled with meds. Bypass 3 yrs 5 vessels. Followed by cardiac cath--treatment med change. Lethargy, cardiac pain, HA another cath. Vessels on back of heart not receiving perfusion-med changed. Syncopy,...
8 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
My husband died of an apparent heart attack two years ago. He had been treated for bronchitis and asthma systems a week before, put on antibiotics and steroids. Could pneumonia cause his heart to stop? Two days after he died the clinic called to say they needed to see him right away. Something...
7 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
My husband - 57 years of age - overweight but does manual labor for a living so is fit . Blood pressure is a little up first thing in AM....maybe 130/90 with pulse in 70 s. When he checks right as going to bed (after relaxing for probably 2 hours), BP is ok at 120/80 or lower but pulse is way up...
7 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
I just had an ekg and was told I have an enlarged heart- followup echo has been sked- I have high bp but tibias controlled(130/80)- I am 55 and feel great - I am overweight but also workout 5 times per week- if I follow the pro to lose weight what is my life expectancy-I have no other health issues
6 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
I have a relation who has a 6cm tear in his aorta. Operation is not an option due to his weight and religious stand to no blood. His only option at this stage is to get his blood pressure down and stable and allow it to heal itself and at a later time when he is stronger, insert a stent? Is this...
6 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
I had a heart catherization a week ago and have developed a lump under my skin at the incision about 3-4 days later. the incision looks find it is not bleeding, red or sore but I do have excessive bruising around my thigh near the incision. What should I do?
6 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
Dear Sir, my father had got angioplastry surgery in Last year. few months later he got pain on left arm and shoulder . I discussed the doctor who done the Surgery and he advised us to check ortho specialist. Now my father taking four medicine which was suggested by surgeon as below clopilet a...
6 1 Thu, 29 Sep 2016
I am on blood pressure meds. Last couple days my pressure has been 109/88 and 102/89. my pulse has been high. Such as today easily been going between 118 and 121. It not the first time its happened by my doctor doesn t seem worried about it. when my pulse gets faster I feel it.
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