Hi i am having High BP. though i never had any issues but during one medical check up i found it on higher side,now i am on Titan 40(2 tabs) and now it stays in a range 120-130/78-85 during day. from last 6 months i have started cycling for 1/2 hr. recently i did lipid profile check and i found my total cholestrol is 220 and HDL is 41 and ldl 159. i want to reduce my LDL and increase my HDL. Along with cycling should i take cod liver oil tablets so as to have omega 3 fatty acids and inturn reduce LDL? iam 40 yrs old 86kg weight and 5 ft 11 height.
My mom had her BP checked at her DR s office. Her Systolic was 220 in one arm and 202 in the other. Not sure what the Diastolic was. Gave her a bunch different meds then what she has been taking. She s complaining of having headaches. I know the numbers are high. What are signs to look for that she s getting worse?
Atrial fibrillation with RVR. 82 year old white male. History of mini-strokes. Diagnosed with SSS- went in for an AV pacemaker. Came out with AFib with RVR. Now afib is at a rate 50% of the time at 100-120. and 2 % of the time up to 180. He is on lopressor XL bid 150mg. What would you suggest next?
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My 90 year old father is completely pacemaker dependent, but has had a stroke, is wheelchair bound and now has dementia. Difficult to get him to a cardiologist office. What will happen to him if the battery gets low?
I stopped a birth control pill two weeks ago because of blind migraines with the risk of stroke. I have now had a headache for two weeks and getting Ice cold soaking sweats at night. Should I be concerned or is this normal after stopping birth control?
The last two days I have been experiencing buzzing in my right ear. This is also the side I have some blockage going on in carotid. Five years ago I had a mild stroke because the left carotid artery was almost completely blocked. I had surgery, and I have no residual effects of the stroke. I have kept an eye on the carotids with ultrasound every year. This ringing in the right ear is not constant, but comes & goes. It is a loud mechanical buzzing noise. Am I right in thinking it is probably due to the carotid blockage, or would you think it could be something more significant that needs further testing? Thank you.
My left testicle has been giving me slight pain and discomfort for around a week now. Especially when I lay on my side to go to sleep, it floats substantially in front of my right testicle. When I m standing it is more elevated than my right, and...