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
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.
Recently I have been experiencing a "racing heart" ulse rate upwards to 111, and general tiredness. Is this something to be concerned about since heart disease runs in my family, including a sibling that died from a heat attack at age 57. My age is 56
5'6" 175lbs in great shape. I run and walk and weight train. my heart started to "stutter" about 4 or 5 days ago and is increasing in occurence. sometimes multiple stutters. 47 years old. no history of heart disease. low cholesterol levels. low blood pressure.
l am a 51yrs old sudanese schoolteacher 5 ft six inches of height 55kgs weight diagnoesd in Kuwait chest hospital in 1989 as a vsd sevesre pulmonary hypertension and not indicated for surgery i got married in 1998 with three duaghters 12_10_8 .l know my case very well and l ve heart disease history a younger brother had died of heart failure and four youger brothers died in their baby hood they were likely have the same disease .my parents are close relatives and they still alive with reasnable health according to thier age.l was hospitalised in1986and 2006 for haemoptasis. I have been suffering recently from feet swelling and neck and shoulders stiffness specially when l carry any something over ten kilos of weight accompanied with a high fever and l feel the area very hot a two days ago echo showed that the case is normal a chest xray showed in the day that heart is not enlarged but not in good health other lab results 2days ago esr 8 mm/h.hb119.5percent uricacid 6.0 my question is what are the exepected symptoms and comlications in this case and how to deal with them.email: YYYY@YYYY cell 0000
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...