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5 0 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
My husband has had atherosclerotic heart disease and PAD for 28 years. He has lost a leg, and had triple bi pass, need quad but not parts, two blocked again. He has great pain when walking very short distance in both legs. Has had two strokes. He looks ashen. Cardiologist wants us to see 3...
6 0 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
sir/ madam, my age is 31. Undergone Cardiac stress test reveling out mild positive for IHD..... triglycerides- 201, HDL-31, HDL/ LDL ratio- 5.31... rest all factors are within limits.... Both parents have HT and Diabetes.... Father is having CAD (triple vessel) at the age of 67..... No other...
5 0 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
I have a blocked off right-hand carotid artery - it s not blocked in the way that heart arteries become blocked with plaque. It s thought to have been caused by a coil embolisation of a cerebral aneurysm some years ago. The left-hand carotid is working well, but there is obviously increased blood...
5 0 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
Sir I have ASD pls advive me about surgery is possible or not ? 1. Large Ostium, Secundum ASD with severe PAH (ASD Defect 25mm) 2. Mindely Dilated RA & RV 3. Good LV, Systolic function 4. LVEF =77% 5. Trival MR 6. Mild TR 7. Mild PR 8. Normal Pulmonary connection 9. No clot/vegetation Therefore I...
22 0 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
A patient with a heart pacemaker received antibiotic therapy for streptococcal bacteremia (bacteria in the blood). One month later , he was treated for the recurrence of the bacteremia. When he returned 6 weeks later , again with bacteremia, the physician recommended replacing the pacemaker.. Why...
7 0 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
I was told I have SERtinuin Syndrom from taking the drug Savella for 6 weeks my doctor has been treating me with Beandryl my symptons are the same mri and eeg Dr said looked alright and I will get well it is just taking longer, I was told to stop taking the Benadryl,which is the only thing that...
5 0 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
I m on Avapro 300 and two triamterene s a day. my blood pressure had been high but I m currently working to get healthy and have dropped 30 lbs since August by eating better and working out at the gym 3-4 days a week. I just took my blood pressure cause I was feeling kind of tired and it was 98...
6 0 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
I had an EKg this afternoon and it showed a possible left atrial abnormality , and incomplete Right Bundle Branch block, and probable right ventricular hypertrophy. I have been extremely short of breath and I feel like I have an elephant sitting on my chest. I take 100 mg. of metaprolol ER daily....
6 0 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
Most of the day, my heart rate is over 100bpm. My normal resting heart rate has always been ~62bpm. This all started last November. I thought it was anxiety attacks b/c of the stress of school.But it s gotten to the point that this increased hear rate is almost constant instead of intermittently...
2 0 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
Hello. I am a 26yr old female. I have some sort of condition that no-one seems to be able to diagnose. I have had this for 7 years (since the birth of my child) and it has been getting progressively worse to the point where I can t leave the house. Symptoms include - Palpatations PVC s/PAC s GERD...
5 0 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
I was caught inside a shed burning with toxic cancerous foam and when I walked out side my heart cramped up severly and felt like it was going to explode with a disabling sharp pain and along with that my chest arms shoulder and expecialy my face neck and head had extreme numbness and pins and...
11 1 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
my father is 90 yo with icd and md is wanting to replace leads because it is time for new generator. He has had 3 cabg s in last 35 years and most recent 13years and no longer canidate for more surgery. His ef is 45% and he has progressively become more confused/weakness/sob/peripheral...
17 1 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
I am 11 weeks post partum, and breastfeeding. 11 years ago I was diagnosed with MVP. For the past 2.5 weeks I ve been experiencing over 100 palpitations a day. This by far beats the usual 2 or 3 a day. I saw my cardiologist last week. The EKG was normal, Echo normal, and thyroid is normal. After...
12 1 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
im 32 male, and have chf I had an ICD implanted little over a year ago and have been taking medications for my condition also have cardiomyothopy (cant spell ) I have a bruise on the left side of my chest that is some what tender and dont know how it got there Its about the size of a quarter and...
8 1 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
my heart beat has increased. im only 22yrs old. my family has history of heart problems. but i have never had any. i layed down about 2:30am. i woke up around 5:46am because my heart was beating fast and hard and my mind is racing. i got online and started looking up home remedies. most of the...
11 1 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
Hi i have been diagnosed with left bundle branch block. I am 47 years old female and never smoke or drank or drugs. Also have abnormal thyroid results 5.34 have been back and forth hypo and hyper thyroid many times. Can this be a link to heart palpatations and perhaps the bundle branch block. Im...
7 1 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
I am 18 years old and in august my doctor said i had a bp of 120/80. so i had to get the 80 down she said so i changed my diet a bit and incresed exercise so i wen to check it monday and it was now 130/60. is that good? or what should i do to get it to normal
23 1 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
Hi. I ve had lots of vice like headaches recently, along with an aching neck. Along with this,I have palpitations whilst resting and it feels like a pulse in my head and neck at the same time. Then for no particular reason, I m having episodes when my heart seem to jump or trip making me cough....
9 0 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
For the last 2 years I ve been getting shortness of breath and lightheartedness, it s a winded feeling without doing any physical activity. I ve been to the pulmonary doctor, cardiologist, gastrointestinal doctor, and ENT, and allergist. They all have done every test possible and everything was...
2 0 Thu, 21 Aug 2014
My hsband has been having 3-5 heart palpitations a month for about the last year they last anywhere from 30 seconds to 5 min. Should we be conserned about this I know heart palpitations are normal but this seems like a lot to me. He used to drink a lot of energy drinks but quit drinking them...
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