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  • 2 days ago

    Concerns about moving to Denver

    I had a heart attack and received a stent 10 years ago. I am on medication and living a normal life. I'm considering a move from the East Coast to Denver, CO. I am concerned about the risk of the higher altitude on my heart. How risky is moving to Denver?
  • 3 days ago

    Burning in chest and throat

    I was hospitalized 3 months ago with bleeding ulcers and gastritis. Was having burning chest pain and throat pain and gerd....had a full cardiac bloodwork monitor and ekg...all clean...three days ago I I startef having the same symptom plus extreme fatigue ..I'm also dehydrated Should I be concerned that it might be cardiac or most like gastric related
  • 6 days ago

    Very lightheaded for 2 weeks

    For the last 2 weeks I have been feeling very lightheaded and been very fatigued. Some times throughout the day I will get shaky and feel like I may pass out. Could these be early signs of diabetes?
  • 8 days ago

    Sore Muscles :: Lactic Acid build up

    I am on carvedilol and lisinopril and the most mild effort leaves my muscles sore (like I over exercised and have lactic acid build up). I am looking for a medication which will help me process the lactic acid or just get rid of it.
  • 8 days ago

    Best of two evils for my 88 year old dad

    My 88 year old Dad has spent the last five weeks in a rehab hospital due to limited mobility after a bout with pneumonia. He is OK now, but I do have a decision to make. He is on a pacemaker due to congestive heart failure, and the six month checkup for his pace maker was due last week. The rehab center is on lock down with no visitors due to the virus, and the center says that he would need to be transported to his doctors office to get his pacemaker checked. I am worried about this transport, which....
  • 12 days ago

    I think I have a heart problem

    On valentines day I ended up in the emergency room shortness of breath and chest pain hooked up to monitors and bloodwork was told its acid reflux given omaprole. Fine for 2 weeks. Since then new doc basically guarenteed its acid reflux but now it the last 2 weeks Fitbit heart rate sitting and sleeping (when I do) dropped to 57-59 then back to 67 72 its not consistent at all sitting still 68 one min then 62 or 75 the next. then theres now weird cold shivers and cold finger tips different times of....
  • 26 days ago

    Is this all that can be done?

    My husband is 73 and back in 2010 he had 4 bypass surgery. Since that time he has had stents several times. Back in August of last year, we were back in the hospital with a heart attack...again. This time the heart cath showed he had 5 - 7 blockages in his heart. A surgeon was contacted and came to see him. He did several test and then came back and told us that he could not do surgery because the main artery that goes in the front of the heart was calcified. If he tried to clamp it off, it would....
  • 28 days ago

    Mild lvh 34 hypertensive patient

    I am a very anxious person and have always feared something was wrong with my heart. I'm 34 and have had high blood pressure since 20s and moderate high cholesterol. I have had the Gambit of test. Nuclear stress test, many ecgs, angiogram and finally a echo. The only thing they found was I have mild lvh but my arteries were completely clean. I freaked out as I assumed I was given a death sentence but the cardio doc said mild lvh is not something he is worried about it just means we need to ensure....
  • 1 month ago

    Caffeine and Tachycardia

    Hello! I have been experiencing tachycardia and as an avid coffee drinker, I was curious if it was related to this. I drink about 100 mg of coffee in the morning (almost 2 shots of espresso) at around 7am and I am still experiencing tachycardia up to 150bpm at 5pm. I understand the science of half life in caffeine, but with only 25mg of caffeine in my system at that time, I was curious if that would make a difference? I have been unable to find any articles online that explain how *little* caffeine....
  • 1 month ago

    Stomach and lower back pain.

    Hello. I’ve been having some stomach pain and lower back pain. I also have been very weak and shaky. Always tired and just don’t feel like me. Has anyone experienced this before or might have an inclination of what’s going on??