Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
176 Doctors are Online
  »   Diseases and Conditions   »   Heart attack   »  
Showing results for :

Life expectancy of medicated stent after heart attack

Premium Questions
 

Stent put after a heart attack. Having shortness of breath. Reason?

i had a heart attack 6 months. a stint was put in. but i still feel breathless i am on aspovar ... there medical help is not that great. i had an angio done in south africa. i exercise every day 30 mins. i start ...
 

Heart attack. Done with angiography and having mild chest pains. Is it necessary to for surgery?

Dear Dr, My dad (56year old) had a heart attack . Angiography was done and has confirmed: 1) There are two arteries blocked. (a) Left Artery , just below the LAD, and (b) Right, quiet low down (after ...
 

What causes breathlessness after a heart attack?

My Dad had a heart attack in September. He had a stent put in He is still breathless and stuggles to get to evern the letter box on some days He does not want to do much at all and now tells me he has ...
 

Having Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart attack and chest pain. Have socilios and tumour in brain. Suggest the treatment?

and I DO have COPD. I Had first time out a heart attack and never knew it..but lots of chest pain ... am worried about my family. I know that my mothers mother died of heart attacks/strokes grandpa lung ...
 

What are the chances of survival after heart attack?

HEART ATTACK ...LIIGHT CHEST PAINS FRIDAY NIGHT..VOMITED AT 2:00 A.M. SATURDAY MORNING ... THAT BE TO THE HEART AND CHANCE OF LIVING A LONG LIFE? ...
Public Forum Discussions
 

Life Expectancy of a Heart Attack suffered person

Hi! What is the life expectancy for a 46 year old male who suffered a moderate heart attack ... the heart attack and following all rules of diet , medications and exercise. Thanks. ...
 

Smoking after a heart attack

I need some advice from one in the medical field preferably. How bad is this for a family member who has recently had a heart attack. Will the hospital most likely advise him to stop - surely so ...
 

Stent placed after a heart attack. Dizziness. Due to medication?

65 yo female, 170 lbs, heart attack February 1st 2013 - LAD 100% blocked, other 95% blocked but excellent urgent care with 2 Endeavour stents - excellent recovery, cardiologist cites pure luck (smile) I m ...
 

Installed defibrillator after heart attack. How to increase quality of life?

My husband had a massive heart attack and we were told that he has 29% heart function, he had ... and is on a lot of medication for his heart. He cannot exercise because of shortness of breath, is there anything ...
 

What is the expectant life span of a person who had a widow maker heart attack and placed a stent after that?

Hi doc I had a widow maker heart attack about 4 months ago. A stent was put in . The doctor informed my I had 48% of my heart that was working. I would like to know what kind of life expectancy I ...
 

Had MI, angioplasty, triple bypass, had stent and heart attack. Life expectancy?

episode and had triple bypass. In 2006 had stent and heart attack . In 2010 had another mi and was told ... is a reasonable life expectancy with these problems ...
 

Life expectancy of an old man with three stents and had a heart attack?

both died of heart attacks....would not want to get involved if his life expectancy is short ...i am wondering about life expectancy of man who is 63years of age....he is a recovered alcoholic ...
 

Shortness of breath and chest pain. Is it a heart attack? Will acupuncture help?

Thank you Dr. Samuel Grief : If a person who has had a heart attack is not only short of breath ... through, what might we be looking at instead of just a heart attack. There has been no MRI or CT done ...
 

Stents placed in one artery after heart attack, high BP. Is this a cause for alarm?

My father had a heart attack on Wed and had stents placed in one artery . We re monitoring his ... to 153. Is this cause for alarm? We always wait take readings an hour befor and then an hour after he ...
 

What is the solution for spinal stenosis in high cholesterol patient with a stent after a heart attack?

since 2007. In 2006 I had hart attack and stent put in because of high cholesterol. I was taking statins ... 266 HDH 52. They-doctors have me to try non statin cholesterol medication (zetia, Cholestyramine ...
Mobile Questions and Answers
 
heart attack thursday, friday 3 stents put in. discharged sunday. Monday after eating experienced nasea. Had discomfort on collar bone, woke up pinky numb
The symptoms he had could be sideeffects of the medications he would be on. They will disappear over time.
 
Does the risk of having a heart attack increase with a histerectomy or menopause?
Hello and welcome to HCM, The risk of heart attack is not related to hystrectomy. Menopause is associated with fall in levels of estrogens and progesterone. Estrogens have a protective effect on the cardiovascular health. After menopause this protective effect is lost and the female is at similar risk for cardiovascular diseases as their male counterparts. Thanks and take care Dr Shailja P Wahal
 
I have a really bad shoulder pain after a bout of heavy drinking is this a heart attack
Hi, thanks for the question. heart attack has many other symptoms apart from arm pain. do you have short of breathing or chest pain or cold sweating? are you smoker, or obese or heavy alcohol drinker? do you have diabetes or high blood pressure? do you have high cholesterol? most causes of arm pain comes from the arm itself anyway you can get back to me for further queries. best wishes
Loading Online Doctors....
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions