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16 1 Mon, 29 Feb 2016
My doctor wants to change my blood pressure med. I have been taking HCTZ for a number of years now, however, my potasssium levels have been going up and down (as of today 3.1) which I m now told is one of the side effects of HCTZ. Her suggestion is Lisonopril. Not sure if the dry cough and...
16 1 Mon, 29 Feb 2016
my mother s age is 60 and Dr has prescribed the following medicines for her.1. Metocard XL 50 - 1daily 2. Ecosprin AV 75 - after lunch3. Lonazep 0.25 - at 9pm 4. Vertin 16 - morning and night My question is what happened to my mother and is this medicine ok for her? Arnab Sen Email id - YYYY@YYYY
32 1 Mon, 29 Feb 2016
I ve been running my entire life - or for at least the last 55 years. I was taking Lisinopril 10 mg. My BP began rising a month ago and my doctor increased the dosage to 40 mg. I now have difficulty - several times a week - completing my daily 30 minute jogs. Something better than Lisinopril?
12 1 Sat, 27 Feb 2016
i am a 47 yr old female. i am extremely concerned. i am a smoker. i am under extreme financial pressure. i have been having constant headaches for the past 2 wks, but more importantly is my heart rate. right now it is beating really fast. this too has been happening occassionally for last few...
22 1 Sat, 27 Feb 2016
I m a 58 yo male with COPD and severe stenosis of a bicuspid aortic valve. Thanks Dad! Cholesterol is 4.7, with no indication of other abnormalities, nor atherosclerosis. As of 16th January, area was 0.40 cm² and gradient was 136mm Hg. I m on a beta blocker and a statin, plus aspirin and have an...
19 1 Sat, 27 Feb 2016
hi dr. My wife is 63years old. we are undergoing medical check up every year. she is having high blood pressure and taking medicines for the that and it is under control(80-140) when checked last. today she observed a small tissue like thing at the outer opening of the anus. she has no pain. but...
11 1 Fri, 26 Feb 2016
hi, I,m having a problem with being disorienent, weak leg and kind of dizzy. It all started after I had a choking spell, where I couldn t breath or talk for about 2minutes. my doctor at frist thought it was an interear problem but it wasn t. I went to a specialist for ear and throat. He check my...
17 1 Fri, 26 Feb 2016
My question is about skipping heart beats .. A year ago I felt the same then it was gone now a week ago it started again skipping ..It worries me not knowing whether it is dangerous or not ?.I take high blood pressure medicine Atacand & bisoprolol as well as synthroid & all kinds of vitamins..
15 1 Fri, 26 Feb 2016
age 58, female. after hiking 3 days in a row, when i lay down to sleep at night my heart feels like it is jumping around. i felt my pulse and i am skipping beats, which i think is normal for me. this has been going on since last tuesday night. it s friday now. when i sit up a bit in bed, the...
29 1 Fri, 26 Feb 2016
Hi I m 31 years of age and due to have surgery in 2 weeks time. My last blood pressure reading was 140/101 but prior to this it was averaging 121/76. I do suffer with anxiety and was wondering if you had any useful tips on how to bring my bp down without medication.
21 1 Thu, 25 Feb 2016
hi doctor, i have skip beat i guess.sometimes it happens for many days before going away.when i m having it,symptoms like very mild tightness in chest,lightheadedness and fatigue will follow.there would be uncomfortable feeling in chest.i m worried can it cause sudden heart attack?thanks
25 1 Wed, 24 Feb 2016
i am a cardiac patient with DM II. angioplasty done in 2006. presently HDL is 30. Pls advise.Mu email is YYYY@YYYY . I am on regular medication.Presently taking Clopivas AP150 and Olmesar 40.For DM taking Guconorm fort before break fast.and gycifage 500 mg before dinner
22 1 Wed, 24 Feb 2016
4 days back my husband BP IS HIGHER SIDE 162/110.and dr. started hypertension pills but after two three days he lowered the intake by half now he stop the pills and bp is 130/90. all his blood reports are normal. my question is that is it ok or he have to take tablets whole his life?
15 1 Wed, 24 Feb 2016
I have emphysema which has caused right side ventricular heart failure with cor-pulmonale, I have mild twinges on the left side of chest, they are stronger with exertion, but can feel movement when sitting still. I become short of breath with very little exertion, tire easly
19 1 Tue, 23 Feb 2016
i have started taking clindamycin cin hcl my bp is really high i just took it 207/126 63. i initially was on amoxicillin and hydrocodon for tooth sat. sunday i experienced shortness of breath disorientation and i checked my bp and it was off the chart. my wife drove me to emergency rm. was there...
25 1 Tue, 23 Feb 2016
Hi, i was diagnosed with High BP in 2006. 160/110; went on medication for 8 months. Then deliberately stopped taking drugs with the alterative of natural remedy and lifestyle changes. Just came back for general check up and my BP reads averagely 160/104. I have been without medication for more...
11 1 Tue, 23 Feb 2016
I get a painful feeling in the left part of my chest (seems to be around the heart) that goes up to my neck sometimes. It lasts for seconds and then goes away. But it s very noticeable, what is that? First i thought because I m almost always bloated, I can get that feeling. But the last two times...
14 1 Tue, 23 Feb 2016
Hello, my wife has been on Rebif Rebidose subcutaneous for her MS for over a year, this morning around- 8 am when she woke up she noticed her mouth/jaw feeling tingling & numbness and now she feels nauseous, also she was just put on a D3 & IRON pills, needless to say she has been taking all of...
13 1 Tue, 23 Feb 2016
my husband has been getting up from sleeping complaining he cant breath, and sometime when we are a little frisky he does not want to because he cant breath and he complains his chest feels really tight, but the getting up from sleeping and he cannot breath or catch his breath is what is scaring...
9 1 Tue, 23 Feb 2016
Am 40 ys old after my 3d delivery bz of ceserian i got palpitTionn i tuk ecg n scan my heart is norml datday my gas nt went out after going am normal dat time pulse went 160 like dat now kid 2 nhalf yr old agAin am getting such problem bt pulse normal doctor says its anzity dnt worry abt anything...
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