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This forum is for questions and support regarding heart issues such as: Angina, Angioplasty, Arrhythmia, Bypass Surgery, Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Artery Disease, Defibrillator, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Pacemaker, PAD, Stenosis, Stress Tests.

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1.Does sitting blood pressure (without drug treatment) in range 120-130/65-75 increases size of left atrium or causes moderate left atrial dilatation (73 ml) in 50 or 60 year old men with normal valves and trivial regurgatations? If it ...
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I am 43 and recently had an echcardiogram on my heart. I was told that I had mitral valve thickening and mitral regurgitation. I have Ehlers Danlos and postural orthstatic tachycardia syndrome. Should I be concerned about the mitral i...
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I had an MI about a 20 months ago (Takotsubo cardiomyopathy) which left my left ventricle damaged. My left atrium is also slightly dilated. LVEF 45% then and now. I was also diagnosed with atherosclerosis. I went through the standar...
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My gran 85 years has been battling heart failure amongst other illnesses for many years, over the years her health has deteriated and for the past 12 months with an irregular heart beat, is house bound with her breathing struggling to do...
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for a while now ive been experiencing heart palpitations , weakness , fatigue , dizziness , and very rarely shortness of breath , loss of appetite im afraid ive got heart failure but heres the think my dizziness comes and goes its not a...
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Is it possible to have a normal heart rate and have heart failure or heart disease or arrhythmia ?
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This is partial results from an echo I had done last July. At the time I asked them about the mitral valve regurgitation and they told me "we're watching that". Since then I've had a cardiologist, electrophysiologist, and internist tel...
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I am an RN that was working 12 hours shifts up until the very end of February. My last work attempt was March 8th when I found my heart rate to be 160 in the break room. I had a baby August 3, 2013 who got sick from aspiration in J...
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I am 17 year old. My father had recently a bypass operation. On the day of his bypass, i started feeling chest pain. It could be due to stress. It's been a month i am feeling chest pain. The pain appears only 1-2 times a day during ex...
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Hello, is it possible for a mildly dilated left atrium (4.8cm) to back to to normal size if the cause was high blood pressure that is now under control by medication?
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Posted by bill on April 14, 1999 at 21:41:34 I am a 35 year old male recently diognosed as being in a-fib, by an ekg, although I felt as normal as ever. An echo was done and on my first visit to the cardiologist he prescribed cumadin...
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About a year ago, I had a 'full' blood test, as my doctor called it. I was told my cholesterol was very high, which was no surprise given that I'm overweight (BMI about 42 at present, though it was a lot higher then). I've since lost ove...
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Hi I am 32 years old, physical fit, not overweight, have no bad habits, non alcoholic non smoker. So what happens with me is that I almost daily wakes up in mid of night to pee and sometimes while I reach toilet after like 10 secon...
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Over the past fifteen years, I have had 10 heart stents inserted, several mild heart attacks, a pacemaker, and finally bypass surgery. 1.5 years after the bypass, it failed, and I experienced severe symptoms of CHF and was diagnosed wit...
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My husband has had a repair on a prolapsing mitral valve. After a period of recovery, is it ok for him to take Viagra for erectile dysfunction?
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My father had heart attack 2 days ago.He reached hospital after 6 hrs. Angiography findings are as below. How severe is this..Doctors asking for CABG within 5 days of attack. Pl guide.Thanks. Left main coronary artery:normal LAD :c...
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after a heavy session aerobics and gym my blood pressure was 183/99 pulse 92. Can this damage my heart? I'm 85, one stent 2010, I can do 5kms bike and gym and be sick - nausea, anxiety belly ache, body malaise, pre syncope, drop- down...
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I have sever shortness of breath while laying on my back. The same condition, to a lessor extent, happens when I'm on my left side. I can only sleep on my right side and after a while I wake at @3:30 to 4am because I get a stiff neck. ...
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My father just found out his heart only pumps about 1/4 of the full beat. He is tired and can't do anything like he used to. He was told there is nothing they can do. I find that hard to believe. He does have a pace maker and is 80. ...
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I've been having dizzy spells, pinching chest pain, palpatations and my BP drops low randomly because I also have Vasavagal Syncope which is where the Vagus nerve is oversensitive and it can cause vanities etc but I went to the cardiolog...
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