I have had a stint implanted because of a clogged artery. I have been diagnosed with angina. I was first prescribed nitro pills and took them as needed when feeling chest pains. The nitro was replaced with Xanax after one year when the nitro gave me extremely severe head aches after taking them. I only take the Xanax when I feel an episode coming on. I asked my cardiologist if I was having anxiety attacks and he said no. He also prescribed Nifedical. I just want to know if there is a cure for the angina. I have lost 20 lbs., male, and presently weigh 190 lbs at 6 feet tall. I am fairly healthy and physically active. I just hate getting these attacks. Can I be cured or at least reduce the number of angina episodes? I seem to have one every 10 days or so. Thank you in advance for your help.
After having a cardiac cath procedure I was informed that I have Angina. I have now been placed on Isosorbide x2 daily post meals. My question is two fold: 1) How dangeroue is Angina. 2) What type of reaction does this new med create? Relative ? I am about to attain 68 . . .
Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...My BP is 150 over 98 reduces to 137 over 88 after cardace medication my resting pulse is 80 but hoes upto 106 during normdl a activities. Doctor checked and suspects angina and prescribed Ismo 20 I feel that ismo 20 is an overkill and I should have better medication for BP. help o
hi my father was 76 and died of ischaemic heart disease and severe coronary atherosclerosis: heart hypertrophy and chronic congestive heart failure he was waiting for tests to be done with waiting lists 14 weeks i need to know if he could of been cured if he was seen sooner rather than later
Hi I had sever mitral',valve reguritation in june when was pregnant, my last heart scan showed the leaking had slowed/stopped, I am due another heart scan next week, but these last few days been experiencing bad circulation in my feet when i get out of bed, have always had in my hands but never my feet,'will this be due to my heart problem?
Hello Dr, 41 year old, non-smoker, 1-5 units of alcohol a week, active, no other health issues. Family history of heart problems (Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ), have been checked and do not have it, although have a slight thickening of arterial knuckle which gets monitored. I m getting what feels like pulses or faint flutters from my oesophagus region to the top of my sternum region, these symptoms are infrequent during the day to sometimes non-existent, but at night the symptoms only occur when laid on my back or on my left side (they disappear when I m lying on my right side?) and feel more constant with a heart beat ie pulses at a constant rate. Occasionally have slight breathlessness since this has started 1 week ago. Now I ve had a slight upset stomach (although not constipated I ve not been regular) the last week and the symptoms do seem to be more present when I have heavy feeling in my stomach and then subside once I pass wind. Is the pulses/flutter linked to this and could be a blockage and wind not escaping? Or something else?
My husband's heart is beating loudly and seems to be beating irregularly. I took his blood pressure and it was normal. His heart rate was 102bpm. He also has an urge to cough periodically. He's had these episodes happen before and the cough has helped at times. Do we need to be concerned? His father died from heart disease and started having an irregular heart beat when he was 35.
How do I help my wife of 40 + years who has developed dementia in the last two, getting worse all the time: memory, mood etc. I try to do everything I can for her but she does not cooperate a good share of the time. She sits in a recliner all day...