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Heart attack without pain, small pain in chest and palpitations. Prescribed Methimazole. Recommendations?

Hello, A month ago while working out, had episode that scared me, almost like a heart attack without pain, anyway later heart palpitations daily and small pain in left chest and tingling in left and now sometimes right hand, had regular check up and blood work done for thyroid (have not seen cardiologist yet), blood work came back very low, bellow 0. something, so Doctor wants me to take Methimazole but I really don t wish to go on this medication. heard about certain herbs and accupuncter to take the place of the medication. Do these really work?
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Methimazole is given for Thyrotoxicosis.

There is no proved herbal medicine.
Acupuncture will not help
The only alternative is operation.

Your heart problem is most likely from over-active thyroid.
Check with the cardiologist - to make sure there is no underlying heart disease.

Failure to treat can lead to serious consequences.
You have to see Endocrinologist / you need regular follow up - medication and testing

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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