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59 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
Hello my name is danielle and this my question! For the past while iv been having these episodes where my heart starts racing I feel dizzy And my lips start tingling. Iv had this quite a few times and it always goes over! But today my day started off with the left side of my chest hurt, it almost...
16 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
Hi im 34 years old I do smoke about a half of pack of cigarettes a day. I have never had an issues with my health. I recently in feb went to the er with chest pain, they said I was having heart palpations and was dehydrated. I left there felt good for 5 days then went back to the er with chest...
37 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
hello my name is Michael im 42 I was told at Charleston Area Medical Center (West Virginia) when I was around 15 that i have paratachycardia. Yesterday my heart rate increased to around 120 beats per min. I drank a glass of red wine and within 10 minutes my heart rate returned to normal could the...
167 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
I ve had paroxysmal A-Fib for 15 years. Propafenone keeps my episodes down to 1-2 a year. I know to avoid my triggers :chocolate and red wine or chocolate and red grapes, caffeine, etc. When I developed tinnitus my neurologist prescribed amitrypyiline which help with the sleep issue. Now, three...
23 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
My dad had an Aortic Valve replacement on Friday 02/01/13 it has been 5 days since the surgery and he is still unresponsive to commands and has not regained consciousness. He responds to pain stimuli, and the pupils respond to light. He had a head ct and the results were negative. The medical...
32 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
hi, i have recomended to take ecosprin 75 because there was notch in early diastole with mild increased impedance to flow with a RI of 0.63 in left maternal utrine...now my current ultrasound report of 35 weeks says that the maternal left uterine artery shows a normal flow pattern with a RI of...
60 2 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
Been taking blood pressure meds and was working until about 6 weeks ago, started getting high again 160/99 but my pluse rate had been ok. Went back to Dr. about 2 weeks ago. She has kept me on the same meds Losartan 100mg w/25 mg Aurobindo but added amlodipine 5mg. About a week ago I started...
60 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
I have fluttering in my chest and at times with it I feel a build up and sorta of like a burst in my chest, like a balloon with to much air and then popping. When it starts i get dizzy, light headed and I feel week, like I m going to pass out. I have 7 stents in my arteries and my gall bladder...
89 2 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
Hi, I have problems with high blood pressure, at pressent 185/98, I am on the following tablets, Alprazolam 1mg half nocte, asprin 100mg 1 once a day, Imdur Durules 120mg sustained release1 once a day, Labetalol Hydrochloride 200mg1 tablet twice a day, Minipress 1mg 1 tablet three times a day,...
70 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
I have been having symptoms similar to a panic attack, in that my heart rate goes way up, normally over 120bpm often over 145bpm, I feel light headed, get pins and needles sensation in both my hands and arms, sometimes in my lips and face too, this is also accompanied by stomach and or chest...
14 2 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
Hi Doctor, My BP Is reading 130/90 most of the times , some times its 117/83 , 120/80 etc ... MY Sugar is ranging FBS 108 - 115, and PP is showing 120 -170 means if i take moderate meal it is reading 120 around, and If i take heavy meal it is reading 170 in this kind of situations is that...
17 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
HI,i had a MRI SCAN. IT SAYS IMPRESSION. 1, MILD ATROPHT AND NONSPECIFIC AREAS OF INCREASED SIGNAL INTENSITY IN THE PERIVENTRICULAR AND SUBCORTICAL WHITE MATTER MAINLY IN THE FRONTAL AND PARIETAL REGION WHICH COULD BE SECONDARY TO ISCHEMIC OR DEMYELINTING DISEASE OR VASCULITIS. THERE IS NO...
32 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
My father has myelodysplasia and sees the doctor every friday...and has received frequent transfusions. It seems that the meds that he was on aren t working and his red blood cells are dying even more quickly. a week ago Friday his count was 8.2 and he got 2 pints of blood on Saturday. Last...
31 2 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
I m a 61 yr. old diabetic who has taken 160mg of Diovan twice daily for hypertension. Recently, my job has been extremely stressful and my blood pressure rose to an average of 165/90 to 199/94. My doctor tried Clonidin, but I got severe stomach cramps. Since I was already on Nadolol for rapid...
41 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
Hello, how are you? I would like to know if i m doing the right thing by holding my mother s Hydralazine 25mg. She has recently been diagnosed with Congestive Heart Failure and status post pacemaker insertion about a week ago. I ve been taking her blood pressure before every medication...
24 2 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
Hi, I am 40 ys M, 91 kg ,went to doctor and it was found that i had BP of 150/90. Later I had to undergo 2D echo where i was diagnosed with MILD AR. There is regurigitaion of maximum 15 mmHg and its being compensated by thickening of left ventrical and trileaflet aortic valve . There is no other...
29 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
I am looking for drug interactions regarding the drugs and supplements that I take. In Jan, 2010, I had a triple CABG . I have seen my cardiologist 3 times since as well as having 2 physicals and overall received a clean bill of health. I take coreg 6.25 mg. twice a day, an aspirin 325 mg once...
72 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
I woke up last night to my left arm tingling and my heart racing. I could tell it was around 180BPM. I have a history of PSVT and AFIB two years ago. I am 30 years old and have been off of caffein and alcohol for several years. There is history of Tachycardia on my mother s side of the family....
19 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
i am 37 years old. i had a heart attack at 35 and i had 1 stent . after 60 days i went back to my work with no problems . i was doing exercises with weights before the heart attack and i m doing now with my doctors advice, and cardio exercise for 25 min a day. i watch my bmp rate when i m...
203 1 Mon, 15 Apr 2013
Hi. this is hard to describe.. I get this slight girgurling in the my chest area and slight come and go pain on the left to uperside. also a cough that is generally dry. I had all sorts of heart tests last year and all came back Ok basically. My Primary who is a Pulmonary specialists said the...
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