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  • 3 days ago

    Allergic reaction rash?

    I've been getting red and white bumps on multiple parts of my body, mainly my legs and stomach. Not sure if I should be worried

  • 4 days ago

    "What I Wish I Knew Before I Had A Heart Attack" -- Share Your Stories and Advice

    Have you had a heart attack? We want to know: What do you wish you had known or had done differently before it happened? Your response could be featured in an upcoming story on
  • 4 days ago

    The day I almost died

    I was 46 years old when I had my first heart attack. I was home making love to my wife. Trying to lift my wife, I had this incredible center of my chest crushing pain. Being a ex EMT and squad member of 20 years, I knew what this was. I waited in hopes, that this was just a pulled muscle, but I knew the symptoms. At the time we just moved into our new home, and had no phone yet. The nearest home was my parents, a mile away. I had my wife rush me there where we called 911. From there, the pain felt....
  • 4 days ago

    High blood pressure and heart attacks

    I am looking to learn new ways to help me control my blood pressure without continuing taking my medication. I was diagnosed with high blood pressure about 4 years ago. I was overweight and am continuing to better my weight for health reasons. My fear is that if I can not fix my situation, I will have to take medication for the rest of my life. I have taken my health for granted and ignored the health risks that run in my family. My brother who was 35 when he had a fatal heart attack, and also suffered....
  • 4 days ago

    high Blood Pressure

    I have had this for 15 yrs its normally very high and I feel fine I have been to countless doctor's who all feel they can get it normal. I'm given countless pills to take and when I do take them I feel tried lifeless and no real need to do anything. The numbers do move when I take the pills but not enough to make a difference. So because I feel so bad I stop taking them which in a few days I am feeling fine again. I have no signs of high blood pressure only numbers on machine I have no problem....
  • 5 days ago

    Los Blood Pressure

    I have had high BP for more than 10 yrs. I've been on medication since but I also have significantly cut salt use and exercise regularly. Lately I've noticed my BP has been as low as 90/55 and I get lightheaded when I stand up suddenly. Should I stop taking medications? I monitor my BP regularly. Please advise. Thank you.
  • 5 days ago

    Unequal Velocity of Blood flow in left carotid to right (could it be takayasu)?

    I'm in the process of elimination. To be honest I haven't had any hugely significant findings. However, I have been experiencing chest pain, and symptoms typical of Temporal arteritis. The TA symptoms first occurred January 2016- about May 2016 then went away. They've now reappeared and have been getting worse since February. My temporal artery is painful to touch, and I have slightly elevated Blood pressure. My crp and ESR are both within normal ranges, but the symptoms have been very....

  • 6 days ago

    Chest discomfort after stent

    40 yr old male, I had 100% blockage in my right coronary artery. Had a very successful stent procedure and felt great after. Now I have what feels like the physical symptoms of anxiety in my chest, with no other mental or physical indications of being anxious. Plus I never had any problems with anxiety before procedure. Completed 18 sessions of cardio rehab with no problems. Feeling isn't severe and comes and goes. I did return to ER at my nurses request and all heart tests came back great. Is....
  • Cancer-cardiac connection illuminates promising new drug for heart failure (article)

    Scientists show that a cancer drug is effective in treating common causes of heart failure......
  • supplements for BP issues

    Is there any way I can use supplements to control my BP? I suffer from both low and high blood pressure. When I take BP meds for high BP I get crashes. I mean down to 50/27 last week (yes I was in hospital last week) now it will stay "normal" for several months. My BP will slowly drift upwards till there is no choice but to go on medication. We are looking at the 200's/100's range. When BP is high I get a very fast HR 160+ I do have autonomic dysfunctions. I had a pacemaker implanted....