About Me: Male, 46, Shortsville, NY, member since May 2009
My name is Michael, wish I could change my log-in name, would make things easier when replying to me mid-thread.
heart attack 4-17-09, double bypass surgery 4-21-09, home
Levothyroxin: 50mcg 7:30am (replaces my Synthroid).
Simvastatin; 40mg @ 10:pm (help lower LDL)
Lisinopril; 2.5mg @ 9:pm (lowers my BP)
Carvedilol; 6.25mg @ 8:am and 7:pm (Helps with heart disease)
Aspirin; 81mg @ 8:am (keeps blood clots from forming)
Iron 65mg @ 8:am and 9:30pm (Keeps the liver working with Simvastatin)
Fish-Oil; 900mg Omega-3
Smoked one pack a day for 30 years. haven't touched a cigarette since 4-17-09 and nearly no cravings at all! I owe that to actually "Wanting" to quit a few months before the heart attack. The bed time from the heart attack sealed the deal :-)
Amateur astronomer, Astronomy club Librarian, Radio Astronomy special interest group project manager, attend lectures and read books on astrophysics topics and finally, I always over analyzing everything.
Hi Michael, this is doofste, my name is Jacqui. I am impressed with your answer, it is at least something that make sense to me. Other symptoms are hearing my heartbeat in my ear, sometimes I have problems with eye focus, it is as if the objects move up and down, are these also typical symptoms of of Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence? I don't know what this means, I am going to look that up where ever I can, thank you for at least putting me on a track to investigate. I have not consulted a lyrengologist.
Have a lovely day.
OK Michael; now you're gonna make me google SCDS! I learn everyday. I like your comments on Rebecca's and Ed's posts-she does a good job and you have some very good responses. I hope this scds is not vascular related on top of your other concerns.In another past age we'd both be dead...early.My Mom, who was a nurse saw heart patients all the time and little could be done except good old nitro.Cancers were referred to as "consumption"....consuming the body wherever it appeared to break thru, not necessarily the point of origin. Good points. Joan.
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