Heart Attack Questions & Answers

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3 1 Mon, 23 Jul 2018
Its been over a week since I suffered a heart attack riding a train Amtrak,,,I had one 15 years ago & quit smoking cold turkey & haven t felt anything similar until now...Resting as I was then,,,Is it to late for Dr s to tell & if not what tests would diagnose any issues...Yes, I should have got...
3 2 Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Several month ago, I wore a heart monitor because my heart was skipping beats regularly which caused me to be sluggish as well as out of breath. I was told I was being tested for brutacardia (sp). After the doctor reviewed the test, a nurse called me back and said everything was alright. I knew...
2 1 Wed, 20 Jun 2018
yes I am 78 year old Semi retiered physician 4 months ago I had heart attack ,Medication I take for my BP are:cardura 4mr,prenesepril 40 mg ,also I take asprin and plaside my BP most the time is above 140/70 I am under a lot of stress my cadiolgist prescribed walbutrin 150 mg once a day but I did...
2 1 Sat, 12 May 2018
I took my daughter to the emergency room yesterday cause She was having heart attack symptoms they said everything’s good but she’s still having it what can be happening we’re on vacation in Florida an live In New York can it be the weather change ?
2 1 Tue, 2 Jan 2018
can a heart attack feel like a pulled upper rib muscle? I also have numbness & pain going down my left arm. I have been having pain in my left shoulder for a year & saw my Dr. last week. We concluded it was my Statin I have been taking that caused the pain. I was stacking wood & think I pulled a...
2 1 Wed, 13 Dec 2017
My 49 yr old sister had a massive heart attack and has been in the CICU days! They shocked 15 times with cpr in route, she developed Heparin induced thrombocytopenia and had her right armamputated! Her ejection fraction is only 25% she has ICU delirium. One doc said they don t implant...
2 1 Fri, 6 Oct 2017
I had a heart attack last week. I was sent home with extreme upper chest pain that has rendered me pretty immobile. I ve been allowed to take percoset for pain, but it s not working. While at the hospital, dalated didn t work all that well. I don t know what to do. I went back to hospital, but...
2 1 Fri, 6 Oct 2017
3 times this week I have expirienced discomfort for a very short period. In the evening, I have had sudden pain in my gums, slight throbbing in my head, and my chest got very tight. Felt a little like heartburn except the pain in my gums was unusual. It only lasted for a couple minutes, I pop...
2 1 Tue, 19 Sep 2017
My aunt sufferred with heart attack this friday. Went to near by hospital, doctor said her heart pumping is just 20% functioning and cannot treat unless the heart working is more than 30%. Took her to a specialist and he said same thing and kept under ccu. He says we will see until this monday...
2 1 Tue, 19 Sep 2017
I have episodes which when moving around house doing housework, washing clothes, sweeping, scrubbing, etc. when I get: hot, shaking, heart rate goes up, nausea and sometimes throw up. I feel very fatigue afterwards. I have had these often and on for over a year. A year ago last spring, I had gone...
2 1 Wed, 26 Jul 2017
I had an emergency stent due to an occurring heart attack 3 days ago. I am home now, and feel okay in general, but keep having mild clammy spells randomly. Is this a concern? I did have a quadruple bypass in July of 2016. I have little to no pain and really good vitals. Thanks
2 1 Thu, 6 Jul 2017
Hi my husband is experiencing severe deep pain running down his left shoulder and down towards his underarm. ..it came sudden and for no apparent reason ..he s had it a few hrs now and it seems to be worse..he is 46 and a heavy drinker..no other symptoms or pain elsewhere.
2 1 Wed, 28 Jun 2017
I had a heart attack 3 weeks ago. I m on blood pressure meds and lower heart rate meds and blood thinner and cholesterol reducing drugs. After walking around for 15 minutes I start to sweat and am a bit winded. I came in the house and Che Jed my bp and heart rate.107/56 and 44 bpm. Should have...
2 1 Mon, 22 May 2017
My cousin was rushed to the hospital, he has had Diabetes for over 20 years, lost part of his leg. Has been on antiboitics for over 2 months due to an infection in his toe. He began to swell up was taken to the hospital, they suspected he d suffered a heart attack. Currently he is receiving...
2 1 Fri, 14 Apr 2017
My friend, 60 year old male suffered a massive heart attack this past Sunday 2/19/17. He s now at the Hospital in ICU in a medically induced come due to him having seizures. I don t know anything about medicine. Why are they doing this? What s his survival chances? Brain damage? How long will he...
2 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
Hi my husband has one kidney and 6months ago he had a massive heart attack. This lead him to have an angiogram .during this procedure ha had another heart attack and suffered pulmonary oedema. He had a stent put in. Is it safe for him to smoke and drink whiskey. He is 62years
2 1 Thu, 23 Feb 2017
my friend is in stage 4 heart failure. I noticed yesterday as he walked up a slight incline carrying a small cat. he was totally out of breath. a cold look on his face as he tried to breath. he has had about 4 heart attacks. it has been about6 months since a doctor told him his lower left...
2 1 Thu, 12 Jan 2017
I had heart attack one year back. An open heart surgery was suggested. I didn t go for it. Now I am on medical management. Nikoran 5mg., Ranozex 500 mg. (both twice a day) eere prescribed. Four months back an additional drug… T. Flavedon MR 35 was prescribed. Is it necessary to take this drug...
43 3 Fri, 19 Aug 2016
my mother-in-law had a heart attack recently. her bowels have not regulated themselves yet. she takes a bowel softener everyday along with prune juice, sometimes this works but more often it doesn t. she is on a bunch of different meds and we are scared to give her anything else. she is not...
6 1 Wed, 25 May 2016
My mother is being advised about two different options as her drug therapy is not working after a recent heart attack. The first is a stent and the other is an EPG. We don t know what the EPG entails or why it is offered. She has a Pacemaker installed and has suffered from Angina and has had...