Cardiac Syndrome X- cardiac microvascular dysfunction User Group
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Vasopastic angina of small heart vessels with normal coronary arteries confirmed by cardiac cath. Main symptoms are shortness of breath and chest tightness or pain on exertion and/or chest pain, not on exertion.

Founded by joanincarolina on October 3, 2009
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Run all words together with appropriate symbols in the search address line. Hope this works. the heart dot org backs...
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By joanincarolina Blank
The downside is that your life is completely changed and the focus becomes avoiding pain and potential damage to the ...
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joanincarolinaMar 29, 2011
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By cj306 Blank
I live in the Chicago area, I need a Dr. that is familiar with microvascular disease. I had an angiogram that was cle...
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By joanincarolina Blank
I am always amazed at HOPE and more amazed at how much pain a heart can endure and the one thing that still brings me...
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By nonnie317 Blank
Any help would be so much appreciated. Its about my mom who is 88yrs.old. she has been having these shortness of brea...
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microvasculargirlNov 22, 2010
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By joanincarolina Blank
Well, that combo didn't work! Too many signs of SOB and arrthymia and no relief of spasm pain. Feeling much better af...
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microvasculargirlNov 22, 2010
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joanincarolinaNov 16, 2009
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By joanincarolina Blank
Well these past couple of days have been very good! Increased nitro by adding another 0.4mg patch bringing me up to ....
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microvasculargirlNov 22, 2010
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By Ange3 Blank
I live in CT. Can anyone suggest a doctor/ specialist/ clinic that can help me with CSX? I need to go further than ...
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microvasculargirlNov 22, 2010
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By joanincarolina Blank
I have been much better this summer with some Pain medication intervention.It does nothing for my 'planned' exertion ...
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microvasculargirlNov 22, 2010
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By deb49319 Blank
I have Microvascular Angina. I am 52 year old woman and I had small heart attack recently and still have frequent an...
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joanincarolinaAug 25, 2010
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By MaryLG Blank
Joan, I posted but somewhere it disappeared, so here goes again: Mild to moderate Endothelial-Dysfunction and pre...
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By joanincarolina Blank
I am now into many weeks of pain medicine management and it helps. The good news is that at this low dosage-16 mg- I ...
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By joanincarolina Blank
Most of the users here have kept up with my journey and challenges with MVD and heard my consistent complaints of ste...
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By joanincarolina Blank
Now on completion of week 3 with CPAP and I feel improvement. I have not had to use extra nitro spray in one week. I ...
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By joanincarolina Blank
They weren't all 'hot flashes'. They were my heart and body's response to hypoxia due to sleep apnea. Learning someth...
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By joanincarolina Blank
Read my new second journal entry of 03-18-2010 here at 'joanincarolina' or just google 'joanincarolina' and read my j...
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The physician suggestion was to try a trial period of adding another dosage of CCB- Norvasc to current CCB Cardizem 1...
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joanincarolinaFeb 05, 2010
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By Rowland111 Blank
I don't know whether I'm in the right forum, but here goes. I'm an 82 year old male. Had a stroke 13 years ago after...
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By joanincarolina Blank
The MRI was fine and showed nothing abnormal.Dr. Q feels that the pain is from the vessel spasms and although my vess...
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By joanincarolina Blank
Had the test, with contrast, performed last week, 7th. I am not counting on any response on results until the MRI vie...
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