I just had cath yesterday and was found 50% blockage at LAD bifurcation and a 70 blockage in circumflex artery. Had no clinical symptoms but failed cardiolite stress test at 4 minutes with multiple PVCs. Have familial history of sudden cardiac death at 52 and 66 years old. The cardiologist at cath lab did not stent but rather suggested double bypass surgery. Am scheduled for surgery in 10 days. My cholesterol with 10 mg Crestor use has dropped from 260 to 182. And they have doubled ton 20 mg. And triglycerides dropped from 299 to 87. I am considering a second opinion based on internet searches. What is your opinion?
I am a 46 year old female with CAD with heavy genetic disposition and high cholesterol levels since age 10. Mother died at age 40 of CAD. First stent placement was at 39 and two other stents a year ago. I have continued chest pain and have had two caths which were negative and stents show to be open. Nitro helps the pain but my BP drops and gives me horrible headaches. I am on beta blockers and calcium channel blockers and my md just started me on Imdur. The chest pain can become painful and I hate to go to the MD for pain. How am I to know when it is necessary to go to my MD or ER or not? My pain when I have had blockages and supposedly not had any have felt the same?
I am 70 years of age, and I have been diagnosed with malignant neurocardiogenic syndrome, I have obviously suffered with this most of my life as I can recall fainting spells since about 14 years of age but had never been diagnosed before, this time I was diagnosed after fainting during a tilt test and I was prescribed atenolol. I did take this for a while but found it slowed me down and when I didn t take it I experienced episodes of an sudden unstable high pulse rate. I realized that this was probably a reaction to the stopping taking the atenolol but I have continued to not take the betablocker and the sudden attacks of high pulse rate, etc., have now stopped. I haven t had a fainting episode for some time. I know I have to be careful first thing in the morning and I cannot stand still for too long, I avoid drinking alchohol and I know there are various other things which can trigger an attack which I try to avoid. When I was diagnosed I was also found to have high blood pressure at times which I was told made it more difficult to treat I know my blood pressure can suddenly go up at times, but I have bought a home monitor and I have been keeping a record and I now find that my blood pressure is fairly normal most of the time and often quite low first thing in the morning. I have also been told that I have high cholesterol. As I know there is not a cure for vasovagal syndrome and I feel that taking the beta-blockers was only masking the problem and did have some side effects I think I am better to just keep an eye on my blood pressure, take regular exercise and I have changed my diet to include garlic, herbs peppers and other foods which might help my condition. One thing that puzzles me rather is that my pulse rate is usually higher ( although not too high about 75-80 ) when I wake first thing in the morning and then drops down to about 60 when I am up and about.
My husband is 47yrs old,found high cholestrol level.ie total cholestrol-233, LDL-145,HDL-40,VLDL48,ratio 3.6,T.G-239.His uric acid level is8.7mg%.he often c/o pain in the knee.Having family h/o cardiac problem(father),he is non vegetarian,non smoker,occasional drinker(max twice in a month,only beer).he is taking Tab.Fibator20mg(contains Atorvastin& the other combination I can t explain) for the last one week.Other blood chemistry like RFT&LFT is normal.blood sugar is 102mg% (fasting).In view of all these,we would like to get a diet chart for him& an expert opinion for his health ...thank ypu
For the past 4 days, my blood pressure has been running anywhere from 130/95 to 120/102. My blood pressure is usually normal (typically 120/78 or so). I have high cholesterol and a family history of heart disease & am 51. What I don t understand is the numbers being close together. My last reading was 119/102.
My age is 40,weight is 76kgs and height is 5 feet and 11 inches. My heartbeat is 82 and blood pressure is 130/80. When ever I try to exercise, after someday my blood pressure becomes high and I feel problem in breathing. I did lung x-ray and it shows o.kay. I tested my lipid profile and hemoglobin test and eeg[color doppler] test. Av is slightly enlarged. In lipid profile triglyceride is 345 and cholesterol is 240. I checked my diet and took medicines. The problem is less but not totally cured.
I have been having an issue with internal tremors. It wakes me up during my sleep all of the time. I have systemic lupus and RA; however, this started about a month ago and I was diagnosed with RA and lupus 14 years ago. What could possibly cause this. My cholesterol and triglycerides are very high also.
Patient: Female, 73 years, 6 months old, 5'7" tall, 230 lbs., in generally good health. Hypertension well controlled with medication, lifelong history of recurring clinical depression . Currently takes medication for depression and hypertension,...
Hi, Can you please check my blood, ecg and usg reports and let me know on which areas should I take care? Also, any suggestions on any specific diet to control the problem areas and medications if any?