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4 0 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
I have had palpitations for 6 years .they are painless but very strong at times. There s no daily pattern. My doctor said to cut out caffeine. My ECG was normal, but a palpitation monitor showed ectopic beats that were nothing to worry about just cut out the coffees. I have been on the pill for...
13 0 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Hi, I was recently diagnosed with left bundle branch block. I am 49 years old and prior to this diagnosis have had high blood pressure for 12 years. I take atenolol, hydroclorathiazide, and a low dose aspirin. I have undergone a nuclear stress test, echo cardio gram , complete blood work and have...
8 0 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
I had a check of my blood pressure recently and it indicated 170 rather than the 140 which is the accepted range!and I have regular head-aches and some strange quivering feelings in my arms and today I felt dizzy on and off!am 48 yrs of age and female!Can you advise a quick remedy?Thank u
14 1 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
54 year old male. Non smoker. 6 2 220#. Sometimes (but not all the time) I get about half way up 1 flight of stairs, and feel like m going to black out, heart races, short of breath. Other times I go up and down the stairs several times and have no problem at all. Same when I go for a walk,...
28 1 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
hi I have two stents placed and I have a defib installed I have had 11 shocks from my defib plus 22 times I have been in v tach as recently as june 1st my heart beat went up to 270 and it took the defib 3 times to bring it down not getting shocked but lowering my heart beat if it had went up one...
23 1 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
My husband is a cardiac patient. He had a Stent put in in 2006. He s been just fine since then. Lately he has been experiencing cold sweats and fatigue, a lot. No chest pain or discomfort. He has an appointment at the end of this month, but sometimes I think I should take him to emergency. These...
8 0 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Last night I was laying in bed and my head started hurting, then I noticed my heart was beating pretty fast and hard. I could feel it like it was going to bounce out of my chest. Now my head is killing me this morning but my heartbeat is fine. Do you know what might have happened?
67 1 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
I am 49 194 lbs woke up this morning with room spinning and mild headache,appox 3-4 min for eyes to gain focus. 530 pm still have mild headache, dizziness not as bad, but comes and goes took bp 930 am 132/91 bp at 532pm is 142/91. Bp is usually in the range of 132 to 142 /82 to91 not on bp meds,...
8 0 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
i am a hypertension patient last 10 yrs. i already taken losar-h and triolmezest 20,ajtor asp-75. now today i have started taking olmezest ch-40. but feelinf uneasiness and imbalance . i have consulted with my doc.advised to continue what should i do now?
8 0 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Recently I had a CT scan to look at a swollen limp node and the doctor said I have a cyst in the Atrium of the right side of my heart can you shed any light on this. I am 56 years old and been working in a very high stress job for the past few years. My GP said he will order an MRI and refer me...
70 1 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
I usually have high blood pressure but it is 115 over 56 and has been as low as 90 over 50. I had used some Epsom salts in a tub in the sink a couple days ago and that s when my pressure went to 90 over 50. Should I not take my blood pressure medicine tonight?
8 0 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
What is going on? Had 3 stents for heart about 10 years ago. I m 61yr female. BP is usually 140/85. On betablocker and antidepressant. Have indigestion constantly and during winter pain in shoulder presumed angina. Tired and breathless frequently. Are stents still working or do I need bypass?....
8 0 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
dear doctor. I am a post renal donor .recently diagnosed to have hypertension started with losartan 25mg then increasd to 50mg bid . then changed to ir besartan 300mg +carvidaaol 25mg bid still my BP remain the same 150/ 90or 155/100mmof hg . my renal parameters .US kidney normal please tell me...
14 1 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
I am a 37 year old woman experiencing fatigue and heaviness in my chest and headaches. I have history of mitral valve prolapse and tachycardia, asthma and allergies. I used to take atenolol for a few years but weaned off of it due to it making me feel tired. I am getting very worried that I am...
19 1 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
I am 47 years old. I have high BP for last 12 years. I take Metoprolo XR 50mg + Losar 50mg. Recently my BP was 140-150/90. My createnine is 1.3. I was also taking Atovastatin 10mg for last two years. Now my cholosterol is 115. so doctor has stopped Atovastatin and added Ntrilix SR 1.5mg. After 15...
13 1 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Feeling dizzy on and off frm day little bit of wheezing through nose light chest discomfort and light under left breast pain....went to cardio in may did stress test everything is fine....also am not diabetic and my pressure is normal at all times.....any solutions?
5 0 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
My mom she is 59yrs old she has BP and diabetes.2 year s ago her sodium went down low and she was unconscious for a day in hospital and recovered fine. but nowadays and especially last 6 months her BP goes to 190 for few min and drops back to 130 that time she feels dizzy,wobbly. Checked with...
16 2 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
I am a 46-year-old female and I started taking hydorchlorithizide, 12.5 mg four days ago. It was prescribed to me a year ago for high blood pressure. I started having blood pressures of 135/92 and was experiencing hot face with palpitations and feeling funny. I am still experiencing the same...
14 1 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
My son is 40 yrs old. He has problems sometimes catching his breath when he lays down and has sharp pains in several different areas of his chest. It doesn t seem to be a heart problem as of right now. Any ideas of what his problem could be? Thanks, Bonnie
29 1 Thu, 16 Oct 2014
I take enalapril 10mg daily. I am finding that recently I have a lot of stress and noticed that my blood pressure gets higher when I get stressed out . The last time I became stressed after a long drive of 12 hours my diastolic was up to 100. I have to take oxazepam to bring it down along with an...
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