My mom recently had a mild stroke. She is recovering and slowly getting movement back in her right side. She is suffering from belching--often hard/deep belches. She s never done this before. We assume it s an effect from the stoke or her new meds (blood thinner and cholesterol). Any insight?
I had a mild stroke last November with no real obvious side effects. I was taking atorvastatin 10mg daily but my Dr took me off 2 months ago because I was having cramps in my feed and hands. I am still having cramps but also in my calves now. I am having pressure in my head and for a couple of days now I am having what feels like vibrations in my left chest on and off. No pain with it though and no shortness of breath. I don t know if some of this is due to anxiety but I never have a day when I feel good. I have had my heart checked and blood work and have an appt for bloodwork on Monday. My Dr doesn t seem to have any real idea of what may be going on. I have an appt with a neurologist in a couple of weeks but I am really worried about what all is going on. I am a 62 year old female, I do not smoke, I weigh about 167 and exercise regularly
hi my husbund had left side hedache and eye paining high bp 170 and hypertension problem and mild stroke he felt for half second we thought actually we dont know what exactly happened on 30 april 2013 now he is ok doctor prescribed him ecosprin AV 150 mg, metstamlo 55 mg and levipil 500 mg now how long he has to take this medicine or he is feeling weakness sleepiness and disturb behaviour pls suggest me Mail id : YYYY@YYYY
hi I got hit in the head with a 8 pound pot it did not bleed, but ever since I hear bubbles after a growl in my stomach. Now I have had stroke in medical problems. From the weakness in my left side now walking with a cane to my speech is bad. no one can figure out what is going on. can you help?
My father, age 78, is in excellent health and only takes medication for hypercholesterolemia (low 200 s). He recently started Erythromycin for head and chest congestion and sore throat. After taking this for a few days he had blood blisters erupt in his scalp and ears. His head felt a lot of pressure and he was worried he might be having a stroke. His neck and head were stiff with some numbness in his right arm. He DC d the antibiotic and went to his doctor, who placed him on Prednisone. Now he is a little groggy and isn t feeling well so he stopped the Prednisone. He sounds weak and we aren t sure why he was put on the Prednisone. My question is - why take Prednisone if the blisters are drying up? What is the benefit versus the risks?
Have mild chest pains after walkng for 20 minutes. They last about 15 minutes and when I slow down they go away. The rest of the day I just feel somewhat tired. Had echo,stress test on tread mill and angiogram CT scan. They said my heart is fine but I have some indictation of blocked arteries. One of them appears to be about 55-70% but they do not want to do an angiogram with stent. I had a liver transplant last Dec 2009 and it is fine. I maintain a good BP and pulse rate is a little low. After walking my BP is about 119/65 and HR is 62. Always, but I do have morning hypertension and am taking Cozaar and Norvasc along with Prograff,Imuran--Immunosurpressants for LIVER and Bactrim. The seem to cause headaches EVERY night about 2am that last for several hours. thought I was having a stroke but they ruled that out. Went to ER several times thinking that I was having a heart attack. EKG shows nothing and the heart enzyme tests are negative. I am puzzled. My dentist who is an avid runner said that I may be having ANGINA and to take my NITRO with me. I don t want to stop walking but this has been gpoing on for 3 months and nothing has been diagnosed? Thank You.
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?
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...