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2 1 38 minutes ago
Hello doctor. Doctor I m suffering from high blood pressure. As I have given a birth to a child in Feb 2018. Its normal delivery. Doctor I have detected bp I my first month of pregnancy. My BP is 160/90.plz suggest the medicine as doctor have given me betacap 40mg. Is it OK. Or please tell me the...
2 1 42 minutes ago
.my dad had a four stent put in his heart atterries 1 month ago .today I gave him a back massage and on the left side of his back started to hurt when I was massaging him near his shoulder blade .i felt loads of knots and now the knots have reduced from his back. But the pain comes when touch...
2 1 43 minutes ago
My child is 11yrs old and he had ASD and VSD.His ASD closed at the age of 3 months and the VSD was midmuscular,that also was in closing condition that time.VSD had been close at the age of 8yrs but he has the complaints of irregular heart rate,palpiatation now and his right side external jugular...
2 1 44 minutes ago
I had someone check my blood pressure at work today once in the morning which was 130/98 because I had a sudden headache. I had her take it again in the afternoon which was 132/96. I just took it again and it is 146/110. I have been noticing I have been getting frequent headaches lately.
2 1 1 hour ago
I am a new patient for high blood pressure meds. I have been taking AmLODIPine 5 mg for 3 weeks but the blood pressure is still too high. Dr. just ordered me to increase this to 10 mg, to be taken at night, AND a 5 mg Bystolic in the morning. This seems like a lot to me, maybe I am just being...
2 1 21 hours ago
I was seeing blurry and sort of like light halos , I felt weird. for a lack of a better word I will call it seeing an ora. I left work , took my blood pressure. it was low 102/53 , I laid down for about an hour, I felt better , but still a bit light headed,blood pressure now is 124/63. what is...
2 1 21 hours ago
My son -in - law has been diagnosed with an aortic anuerisym . He said the Doc is suggesting surgery. Doc will take out the 6 in long , 5 centimeter anuerisym and replace it with a synthetic product (?) . The Doc said it is an elective surgery, but would recommend it be done soon while son- in-...
2 1 21 hours ago
I had a nuclear stress test was diagnosed with small sized mild intensity myocardial perfusion defect in the anterior wall which is midly reversible consistent with ischemia - dr. prescribed beta blocker said bp was too high 138/90 - I have had a few felt like angina attacks but goes away...
2 1 21 hours ago
I been having issues with my bp. taking a new med and stopped on my own today cause it was making me feel like an elephant on my chest it is called metoprol. my bp today is running about 149/81 that s good today tho. can i stop taking the metoprol?
2 1 21 hours ago
I have high pulse during the day 95-105 but normal in the morning. and mild chest pain in ribs and sternum. in the last two days I stayed the night in hospital, Had numerous blood tests, Stress Tests, EKGs,.. My heart seems to be fine and undamaged. I take Candesartan and metropolol. What should...
2 1 22 hours ago
Yes I have a question my mother has high blood pressure and she is a diabetic. Her doctor prescribe all of this medication months apart. Here are all of the medications. Lisinopril 20mg, Metformin 1000mg, Carvedilol 12 mg, Glimepiride 2mg , Amlodipine Besylate 10 mg and also insulin and she is...
2 1 24 hours ago
My husband, 75 years old, had by pass surgery in 2014. At that time it was discovered he also had afib. Each time we see a doctor, not a heart doctor, he is in active afib. What should be done about this? The cardilogist says a pacemaker is not needed.
2 1 24 hours ago
Hvve an 18 yr old who has fainting spells has had an ekg blood work heart moniter and the cause has yet to be found.she will turn pale,a dazed look on her face and pass out,will only be out a few minutes blurry vision,headaches and when she wakes up feels like someone has punched her in the chest...
2 1 24 hours ago
What are possible causes of the symptoms I am having? Felt fine all morning, high energy. A little while ago I began to feel week and shaky while standing preparing lunch. Felt I needed to sit down. Ate lunch that included a chicken breast and cheese and veg. Took my blood sugar afterward. It was...
2 1 24 hours ago
Here is my question: I have been on blood pressure medication for about 10 years. Mainly because I didn’t know the effects of sleep apnea. This past January, i started to use a CPAP and working out on a daily bases. My BP is now 118/77. I would like to go off of the mess, but my PCP says no. What...
2 1 24 hours ago
My son in law has been having an abnormal arrhythmias. I am a nurse and have seen the EKG. He is skipping beats. The complex is showing obvious widening and the P wave is either missing or is buried in the QRS - difficult to see for sure. One of the consulting ER docs stated that he thought the...
2 1 1 day ago
I have been discharged from hospital after three days. I went in with severe and irregular palpitations which went on for approx 12 hours. I was told my troponin level was 280 and went to cardiac ward. A second reading some hours later was 302. I was treated with blood thinners and given ecg and...
2 1 1 day ago
I have been diagnosed with CAD and arrhythmia. I have a stent in my LAD and a pacemaker. At dinner tonight I had a rapid heart rate ( 140), blurred vision, shortness of breath, and some pain in my left upper chest. This lasted for approx 30 minutes. When the symptoms subsided I was hit by...
3 1 1 day ago
I ve had a pic line for two weeks now and am suddenly feeling chest and armpit discomfort where the line goes into the chest area. shortness of breath a little as well. I went out yesterday and was very active could it be I m doing too much? i just took two tylenols and am using a heating pad on...
2 1 1 day ago
I have undergone open bypass surgery about 16 months back. I have high blood pressure for last 15 years and pressently I am taking Omlesartan 5 mg after breakfast and amlodepine 5 mg at around 6 PM. Averge BP is 120 to 150 / 80 to 90. I have ocntiuous pain in my calfs (legs). Please let me know...
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