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6 1 Mon, 26 Dec 2016
I recently woke in the middle of the night to symptoms that I thought were a heart attack. I took an OTC prilosec and the feelings subsided. Woke the next morning to nausea and vomiting, sensitivity to light and smell and then after about 4 hours of that agony the nausea and sensitivities went...
11 1 Mon, 26 Dec 2016
my husband went to emergancy room about week ago due to his blood pressure being 162/118-they hooked up an ekg to him while he was still hooked up they took some chest xrays-he said after they where done he felt a sharp pain by his rib cage right after the xrays-my question is it possible to get...
14 1 Mon, 26 Dec 2016
I have been on diclofenac sodium for a week now as I have been diagnosed with pericarditis. I had a chest x ray which showed nothing as well as a echo-cardiogram. I wanted a second opinion to see if this is correct. I am still in pain after being on these tablets for 10 days. 19 years, 178 cm,...
11 1 Mon, 26 Dec 2016
Hi, I m a student at a Belgian university and I kind of ran out of time to finish learning my exam. So someone here in the studenthome gave me a mix of herbal extracts an caffeïne for the night. I think this was not the case, I ve had tachycardia + increased heartrate all night long, also my...
11 1 Mon, 26 Dec 2016
hi, my 3 day old nephew is carrign high CRP (16) and can t breating normally and she had bomating also. after admitting her in hospital , doctor reported us that she had two hole in heart . I want to know , What that mean? Will she survive or not? Is that cureable? Please reply .
11 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
my husband had a build of of fluid in his legs two yrs ago.he went to the doctor .they sent him on to the hospital because his enzyme level showing he was having a heart attack. six months before that he had several test on heart . his heart pumping function was only 20%. but when he went in...
13 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
Hi i am a driving instructor. Yesterday a pupil of mine nearly fainted behind the wheel it was only then that she told me she had a blocked artery in her heart valve and had been to hospital twice over the weekend to have some injections to slow her heart down and had also been on the heart...
11 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
My dad is 81 years of age.In the past, he had 2 autoglomous stem cell transplants where he was given massive doses of chemotherapy. He recently was diagnosed with MDS and today at the cardiologist they said he had somewhere between 20 to 30 percent heart function. He is going for a nuclear stress...
11 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
Hello~ I just experienced an episode of rapid heartbeat felt high in my collarbone/neck area and loss of vision. My vision closed in from the outside of my line of site making a small circle resulting in complete vision loss for about 10-20 seconds.
14 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
My son is 8 years old with a diagnosis of autism. He visited a family physician and they said is heart rate was low and ordered an ekg and it showed right bundle branch block. What does this mean? Was he born with it? He is going to see a cardiologist in maryland tomorrow.
11 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
I am 53 yrs. old taking 120mg DilzemOD for Af treatment. I still experience fast heart beat especially in early morning 100-130/min. Imust take the medicine every 9Am once a day together with other medicines like ISM 20mg and Aldactone 50mg. Can I take Dilzem earlier earlier than the said time?
11 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
Since morning after getting up from the bed and till now I am having like sinking heart problem and seems like I am very tired and sometimes I have to take a deep breath....I took my breakfast, did shopping and made dinner and took dinner but the feeling is same through out the day.......what is...
6 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
I had a heart attack 10 years ago and i have been trying to get dla.. I took another heart attack in may and i havs been told i need a pacemaker and i also have akillys tendon.. I was wondering if u could give me advise on how i would get on dla.. I have been told i could be on but they keep...
6 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
I have been receiving treatment for hypertension for 4 months, following a bout of elevated blood pressure that prompted me to immediately quit smoking. I also had issues with estrogen surge and went off the HRT I had been on since my total abd hysterectomy in january of 2010. i ve had increasing...
11 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
I have been to er twice both times ekg was normal as well as blood tests..it was within a months time over the month I still get chest tightness which scares me to the point I start getting light headed..but seems when im occupied it isn t there...is it possible it is my heart
11 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
Hi Doctor. I am taking Eslo 5mg for my high blood pressure for the past 4 years. Currently my BP with medication is 145/85. Do you think I should have Olmax alongwith Eslo? My age is 44 years, height 171 cm and I have been having BP since 2004. I have family history of BP.
11 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
Hi, I am a 39 year old female, previous history of WPW but I had an ablation in 2003. I have been experiencing chest pain, PVCs and palpitations. Went to the the cardiologist and the EKG said consider left ail enlargement. My resting heart rate is 105 and I also have a heart murmur which gets...
11 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
59 year old male. Diabetic on blood pressure medication, high A1C, also taking glipzide and another medicatin. always complaining of being tired. last year had a episode where he was given nitroglycerin tablets and admitted to hospital. no damage to heart was found.
11 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
My aunt went to the emergency room last night around 9, she was hot and freezing and her side was hurting her. Her blood pressure was 202 on the top when we first got there and then if came down to 192 and a little bit later it was 185 and then back to 192 - too high. what may be causing it
11 1 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
I am 63 years old, 5 ft. 10 in. and 180 lbs. I have a history of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and Type II diabetes. All of these have been controlled well through medication. I have blood tests every three months which show no difficulties. Recently, I have had pain in my right arm...
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