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  • 20 days ago

    Leaky mistral heart valve syndrome

    Hi, I'm a 31 year old female who was diagnosed with having leaky mistral heart valve syndrome in January (2020). I was admitted into the hospital and put on a ventilator for 6/7days, I had bilateral pneumonia which was the reasoning in me being taken by ambulance and admitted into the hospital. This is when they discovered that I had a leaky heart valve., which was shocking news to my family and I. Cause back about 2 and a half years ago, I had an episode in which the whole right side of my body....
  • 3 months 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.
  • 3 months 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....
  • 3 months 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....
  • 4 months ago

    Ashwagandha & Blood Thinner Interactions

    I have had two heart attacks, one very severe with 3 arteries 100% blocked & 4th 65% blocked. However I avoided any type of surgery. I am at a crossroad right now. I have become quite weak and tire pretty easily. My general cardiologist suggested that I take a supplement "ashwagandha' for 15 days, stop for 15 days and keep alternating. However my cardiac surgeon says that 'ashwagandha' interferes with blood thinners & thus will put me at risk. Question is "Does Ashwagandha....
  • 4 months ago

    Heart rate

    My heart rate has been erratic for months. I'm jumping from 54 BPM to 197 in a matter of minutes. It stays high for a few minutes and then drops down low. To 65. My chest hurts often and there is a hard lump. I have had a mammogram and they couldn't tell because of density. All test come back normal. I have had siezures when it jumps. The doctors say it is stress. I exercise but I'm far from an athlete. My heart rate while sleeping is mid to high 40s. Is anyone else going though this....
  • 5 months ago

    Cardiac Advise

    My husband got his test results back and has to have angioplasty done on his right and left iliac arteries one is 85% blocked and the other is 50%. But with the same test they found he had a 75% blockage in his Right Renal Artery and his dr told us that because he is not on blood pressure medications that they weren't going to do anything about this that it was nothing to worry about. And I am thinking this dr is very wrong! With a 75% blockage I believe he should be getting something done am....
  • 6 months ago

    Irregular Heartbeat and Burping

    I started feeling irregular heartbeat where it feels like my heart skips a beat. I feel it from my my stomach in the diaphragm area and to my throat. This started recently and it seems to be occurring more often between 9am to 1pm or after eating. When it happens, i have gas builds up and have to burp. It is lasting for long minutes or even hours. I had an episode where I went to ER and got EKG, blood work, and blood pressure. All results came out normal. It is now becoming an issue in my daily life....
  • 6 months ago

    I'm still alive after 2 heart attacks!

    Let me give you a brief rundown on what happened. Im 36.. Went to help my friend at his work. After a few hours we took a short break. I stood up said " Oh Sh#* ! " fell backwards and smashed my head HARD on the concrete ground. My friend called 911 and attempted to give me CPR.. When the paramedics came.. My friend said they were hitting my chest like they were silver back gorillas! Apparently I had another heart attack before arriving at the hospital. ( so that's 2 heart attcks )....
  • 7 months ago

    GERD/ANXIETY/HEART ATTACK???

    Can someone please help me? I really don't want to go to the ER here and waste hours at our local band aid facility to find out that I have anxiety or Gerd. But I have been having severe pains in the center of my chest and upper back since broad daylight this morning. The pain comes and goes. It lasts for about 10 to 15 min then goes away. I never know when it will come back. Could be hours or minutes. Seems to be getting more frequent now. The pain is so severe I can't even breath. I feel....