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  • Struggling today and it's happened before

    I have bad dull pounding pain in my Jaw, Neck and back. I can barely keep my o2 in the 80's. My blood sugar is 105, BP is 135/81 slightly high. I am diabetic with Hypertension along with COPD. My o2 usually runs in the high 80's but when pain started and I felt light headed my o2 was 75. I put on my oxygen and left it at the prescribed 2LPM and it improved but only to low 80"s so I increased it to 3LPM and now in upper 80,s but neck and jaw still hurt any ideas?? Am I going to cash in....
  • 1 day ago

    Radial pulse

    Hello , I am trying to figure out why my radial pulse is always in the 40's but my ekg's always show 70-80's or within normal range. My cardiologist just says don't worry about pulse readings that it basically just isn't registering the bigeminy or trigeminy beat. Does this sound right? It always freaks me out when I take my pulse on either wrist or neck and I get a 40's reading. I have been diagnosed with cardiomyopathy due to alchohol. I have thousands of pvc's a day....
  • 20 days ago

    Heart problem

    Okayguys so I’ve had this problem for about 5-6 years now. I’m 19 years old and am very active I’ve played sports all my life. Back then when I first started feeling these discomforts I would worry but it went away after about 5 Min so then I would be back to normal. Okay so here is what happens... at rest my heart rate is 53 bpm... which is low for my age... but when I exercise or run for instance out of no where with no warning I will get an immediate shock of a rapid heart beat. The feeling is....
  • 25 days ago

    Blood pressure dropping very low 90/60

    Female 50 yrs old diagnosed with CAD, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, chronic low potassium and low vitamin D. Received a stent in LAD 2 years ago. Recent stress test was good. Suddenly experiencing drops in blood pressure (90/60), normally Blood pressure runs 110/80. Also experiencing dizziness, extreme fatigue, swelling in hands and legs, and had developed a dry cough when laying down. No medication has changed, just wondering why my BP drops so low.
  • 1 month ago

    help don't know what to do about my blood pressure

    BEEN AWARE OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE FOR ABOUT 3 1/2 WEEKS STRICT DASH DIET BEEN ON LISINSOPRIL 20MG TOOK IT FOR A WEEK AND 1/2 BUT THE SIDE AFFECTS WERE REALLY SCARY SO I QUIT TAKING IT ABOUT A WEEK AND A HALF AGO, OVER THE LAST 4-50 DAYS MY BLOOD PRESSURE HAS STARTED TO COME BACK UP 150-160 OVER 97-110 HOW LONG CAN I AFFORD TO GIVE THE LIFESTYLE CHANGES TO SEE IF IT BRINGS IT DOWN BUT I KNOW THAT IF IT DOESNT COME DOWN I NEED SOMETHING I GUESS THE ANXIETY AND SLEEPLESNESS ARE GETTING TO ME
  • 1 month ago

    High Blood Pressure in Young Healthy Man

    Hi, A friend of mine, whose a healthy 25 year old male and personal trainer, suddenly collapsed with blood pressure of 175/155 (the highest its been) and a resting heart rate of 144. This happened in early May. His symptoms are: headache feeling hot redness (his entire body will turn red) whisteling in ears cant see well It happens every 3 to 4 days now and hes become anxious. he smokes but drinks 5 liters of water a day. He hasnt been eating well either and has stopped eating salt. He sleeps an....
  • 2 months ago

    High blood pressure

    I was sent home from the ER because i though a 160/100 blood pressure was too high. They confirmed the value and then made me lie down. They told me that it was lower lying down and that i should go home. I've left empty handed. Should i return ?
  • 2 months ago

    High Blood Pressure

    I am currently experiencing problems with my blood pressure. I do have a history of high blood pressure and I'm currently on meds for it. I'm also on a heart medication to slow down my heart rate. Well i haven't been feeling well all evening and i took my blood pressure and it's 155/103 and my heart rate is 115 idk if that's cause for alarm or not
  • 2 months ago

    Hello, 3 months ago for the very first time in my life I suffered from severe chest pain in night. The pain was sharp and I couldn't move or breath because whenever I tried to breath my chest was hurting. And my left arm felt numb. Ne

    Hello, 3 months ago for the very first time in my life I suffered from severe chest pain in night. The pain was sharp and I couldn't move or breath because whenever I tried to breath my chest was hurting. And my left arm felt numb. Next day I went to a chest doctor. I did ECG, ECHO and a CT scan and all the test results were normal. But again I felt that pain and now it was coming and going almost everyday. I went to emergency they told me it is not cardiac related problem and I am taking stress....
  • 2 months ago

    Mechanism involved that cause medicine dependance?

    How does the system rid dependant on medicine? With clonidine,people who are on it for short amount of time can take taking it without rebound or having to wean off. Is it saturated in the blood or colon?