my mother is 69 years old and she had two strokes back in 05 which left her unable to walk and unable to talk and she doesn t get any excersise. She started complaining about chest pains last week and was rushed to the hospital where we found out that the three main arteries to her heart has sanifacint blockage. The doctors dont want to do a triple by pass becasue of her age and her condition, so they are just giving her meds to prevent further blockage. What is the life expectancy for her?
Hi My husband has had 3 strokes and is at age 47 right now. His last stroke was 10 yrs ago with one 100 percent blocked corotid artery. He has been complaining of chest pain for a month and they did many tests over the past week. It shows both frontal arteries are 100% blocked and the back two are ok. What would be the life expectancy and the seriousness of this disease and how can I help to prolong his life. He has been type 1 diabetic since he was 2 yrs old.
My question is: how soon will stem cell researchers find a way to grow new heart muscle and the blood vessels to feed them? Several years ago a cardiac surgeon butchered me, blocked blood flow to two parts of my left ventricle and robbed me of an active life. I would like to return to a normal existence.
Both my legs are badly discoloured and I can see that it s not varicose veins as my family dr and the skin specialist suggested. I am so ashamed to wear a dress or skirt or even capris. I have tried every possible fading cream etc and nothing works . can you help me? Thanks
on 4/21st, I had an Endostent abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Came home on (22nd), a light red rash in appearance started in the hospital, within 24 hrs of surgery, it has become increasingly expanding legs, (1/2 down thighs), waist, arms, underarms, Saw primary care doctor, he thought it probably was a drug reaction, however, it has intensified. to very bright reds. it appears to not breaking through the skin. Do not see the doctor that did the surgery for 2 weeks.
I have sometimes irregular periods and post coital bleeding since having my tubal done. I have been checked with ultrasound and cancer ruled out. I also suffered from vaginal varicose veins with my third pregnancy which was four years ago. Could that be the problem and how do i stop it?
I had open heart surgery to repair my aorta tear. That was Oct 12, 2011, in January my hair started falling out. I have read that certain beta blocker can cause this and or the stress of open heart surgery. Could the drugs I am on be causing this and will my hair grow back.
I had vascular surgery on my right leg seven months ago. My leg is still swollen. to touch it it feels hard. Ive been back to surgeon and he says he's never seen this before. Gave me perscription of water pills but that hasn't helped at all. What...
My father is 81 yrs old ,hypertensive, having BPH had Ml in 2005 .Two months back he had paresis of right side and diagnosed left CCA blockade.(66%).Is vascular surgery possible in his case?If yes, suggest me in CMC.
1. Today I was exercising in cold weather & I noticed that my left hand was much colder than my right hand; 2. I continued to exercise & 20 minutes later my right hand became warm (presumably from the exercise) but my left hand remained cold; 3....