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  • 10 hours ago

    Stress

    can certain type of stress contribute to a heart attack in a person in their late 50's, early 60's?
  • Rare Gene Mutations Inspire New Heart Drugs (article)

    What if you carried a genetic mutation that left you nearly impervious to heart disease? What if scientists could bottle that miracle and use it to treat everyone else? In a series of studies, the most recent published on Wednesday, scientists have described two rare genetic mutations that...... https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/24/health/heart-drugs-gene-mutations.html
  • 1 day ago

    Heart issues, please advise

    I am a 23 year old female. Lately I've been having some unsettling issues with my health. Months ago, I had an episode during which my heart rate shot up and my muscles seized. It lasted about an hour and my friends took me to the hospital, but it felt like hours of pain to me. It was excruciating. I was also extremely light headed, weak, and confused. My speech was slurred and I could hardly communicate or even move. I was told at the hospital I had Tachycardia, due to too much caffeine that....
  • 2 days ago

    Eggs and arterial stenosis

    I’m a 64 year old male and have been diagnosed as having 70% arterial stenosis in my lower extremities and have been told it is severe I think I have a pretty good diet but I eat 2 or 3 eggs a day and I also drink a lot of 2% milk. In the past few years there has been a debate as to whether or not eggs and dairy products are bad for you . Should I eliminate or cut back on the amount of eggs or dairy products I consume? Also, would any ‘hearth healthy’ diet also be considered healthy for this arterial....
  • 2 days ago

    Heart Concerns

    I am a 23 year old female. Lately I've been having some unsettling issues with my health. Months ago, I had an episode during which my heart rate shot up and my muscles seized. It lasted about an hour and my friends took me to the hospital, but it felt like hours of pain to me. It was excruciating. I was also extremely light headed, weak, and confused. My speech was slurred and I could hardly communicate or even move. I was told at the hospital I had Tachycardia, due to too much caffeine that....
  • 3 days ago

    Open heart surgery

    was working at R,A.Miller hard wood one day and i felt like i was out of breath and could not breath, work took me to Dr office and then rushed to hospital around the corner. i was having a hear attack. gave me pills to help . later in years i went to have a follow up with heart Dr and he told me i was having a heart attack and i did not even now it. was rushed to hospital and had open heart. what a scary feeling and went though the pain of recovery. now i see my heart Dr Meriage and what a great....
  • 3 days ago

    Bhang (cannabis) and High blood pressure and Palpitations

    About 3 weeks ago, I drank some bhang which is a local cannabis drink mixed with milk. I am unsure of the quantity of cannabis it had but it was certainly more than normal, given the reaction I had. My heart went into an overdrive, for about two hours I was breathing heavily, my muscles were twitching, my hands were cold and dry mouth. For the next two days I had high blood pressure, reaching 170 in the left arm. The doctor prescribed metaprolol 25mg for 10 days. The medicine worked during the day....
  • Stimulant use post-bypass surgery

    I am in my early 40s and suffered a heart attack/cardiac arrest and coded for 15 minutes. Although I had no previous arrhythmia problems, I went into Vfib after doctors were forced to use the defibrillator. I had a 100% LAD blockage, 90% circumflex blockage, and around 50-60% RCA blockage. I underwent a quadruple bypass and recovery went better than expected. I also have severe ADHD. After being back to work for about a month, my PCP decided that he was no longer comfortable writing a prescription....
  • 4 days ago
  • Very high pulse rate according to Dr

    Hi,my name is Jenni, and I just turned 40 on my birthday in April. My pulse rate has always ran between 120/140. We'll it was just brought to my attention that something is wrong some where. Anyone have any ideas on what it could be? Thanks! I'm scared to death!