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2 1 48 minutes ago
I am taking Brilinta 90mg one tab twice a day; metoprolol 25mg two tabs twice a day; Atorvastatin one tab before bed. All three of these say it causes diarrhea. Two of them causes headaches. I just started taking these on Saturday because of a heart attack. I am having terrible diarrhea and...
2 1 48 minutes ago
I recently visited the ER with a chief concern of numbness that radiates from my fingers to my toes on my left side. I have had an unrelenting headache that isn t responding to otcs. Ct scan with contrast didn t identify anything unusual. Md seems to think a pinched nerve. Follow up with pc isn t...
11 1 49 minutes ago
May I ask you What Anoxia. cardiac arrest from circulatory failure due to severe acute internal haemorrhage; Multiple rib fractures and pulmonary lacerations; trauma to the brain and brain stem; ischemic heart disease. means to you . I am confused....
11 1 49 minutes ago
Hello, Im 15, Male, 160 lbs. I keep feeling my heart stopping for a seconds, then it seems to take forever to start back up I know my haerts never really stopping. But this has cost me many nights sleep. Also a few hours ago this happened again, and my nose started bleeding. any help here? or am...
2 1 1 hour ago
I am newley prescribed Coreg BID 3.125mg. My doctor mentioned the effects of lipids it has where Toprol XL does not have those effects. I was on Toprol xl 50mg daily. What is he talking about? I am a nurse and want to understand his reasoning by switching my medications. I take this medicine for...
2 1 24 hours ago
I have heart issues. Previously I had a quadruple heart bypass (2003) and a open heart aortic valve replacement (2015). I just was weaned off Warfarin, and my doctor just prescribed Clopidogrel. The doctor has me take some aspirin every day (even when I was on warfarin). I was just reading the...
2 1 24 hours ago
I am having shooting pain down my left arm I am overweight at 220 # 62 years old and a female.I was wondering if the pain could be related to a heart attack. It is very sharp pain but not continual. I may have an hour or so between pains and then it shoots down and it will do that on and off for...
11 1 1 day ago
Hi, My mother had a heart attack on 30.09.2010 and she recovered it by completing 10 clexane injections after each 12 hrs with other medicines as prescribed by doctors during staying at Hospital. She has been now released. The doctor advised us to do Angiogram very shortly to know how many...
11 1 1 day ago
i amsuffering from palpitations skipped beats with aheart rate not rapid what shoul I do ECG is normal my age is 79 years and had undergone angioplasty procedure three years back with one stent the episode is repeating no other attendent symprom except the uneasiness of rhe missed beat and anxiety
1 0 3 days ago
I take the prescription Hydrochlorothiazide 25mg and Hydralazine 50mg everyday in the mornings but I forgot and ended up taking it at one thirty . And my doctor has me taking the Hydralazine once in the morning and at night ..Just tryna figure out when I should take it again since I didn t take...
2 1 3 days ago
My wife this evening mistakenly took my mother s blood pressure medication instead of her diabetes meds. she tried throwing up and the dinner came up but we didn t notice any pills. her BP has been dropping slowly over the last two hours from 140/79 to just now 115/59. she is very nervous. is...
12 1 3 days ago
My healthy (I thought) 25 year old son just suddenly died. It appears he had an enlarged heart and something with one of the blood supplying arteries? but also that part of his heart was discolored. I am desperate to know why they did not open his chest to try and get his heart beating?
7 1 4 days ago
i am 54 yoa, 5 8 and in good health. I increased my exercise program to include 3 miles of cardio/day and have lost down to 150 from 185 since last march. My blood pressure was about 140/82 ish when i started the cardio addition. Since then my doctor has checked my bp and we found it to be about...
8 1 4 days ago
my father died of a cardiac arrest. However, he had an abdominal aortic dissection that was detected on the last day. his intestines, gall bladder and part of the liver were removed. BP and pulse were high during the operation. later stabilised. then at 1.20 am, he had a cardiac arrest and passed...
11 1 4 days ago
I woke up feeling a bit weird and decided to take my blood pressure. 160 over 105 with a heart rate of 89. I have had headaches for about a week now. I have always run a lower blood pressure before, what do you suggest. I am a 53 year old woman who is 5 5 and weighs 180 pounds.
11 1 4 days ago
As I sat down at the computer last night, I had a fluttery feeling in my upper chest closer to the heart. It takes my breath away alittle and It s been happening for years. I had 3 lastnight, one while lying in bed this morning and two more recently. It feels like my heart is going to stop.
2 1 4 days ago
Age:42, Gender: Female Wondering if you can help. I ve been suffering from palpitations for over a year now. I was offered anti depressants but don t want to take them because I don t want to rely on drugs that are hard to stop taking. Most recently I ve been offered beta blockers and told if I...
10 1 4 days ago
If my heart hurts when I breathe, not while I m active, just laying down, though it gets more intense as I get more active, is there something wrong that I should get looked at? Sometimes it has really sharp pains. I don t smoke or drink and I m 20.
2 1 5 days ago
HelloI am a lung cancer patient, I just finished chem and radiaton. I also have had 30 percent of my left lung remeved. The last week I Have had episodes of a burning pain in the center of m chest. I am taking a lot of meds , I don t have any pain in my arms,shoulders or jaw. Although my adams...
11 1 5 days ago
Every now and then (maybe a few times a month) I feel a pressure, almost a sinking feeling in my chest, and my heart beats really hard and fast then suddenly goes back to normal after maybe 5 seconds. I have no history of heart disease in my family, I am 31, in good shape and do not suffer from...
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