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linda

59 yr old female heart patient.  50% blockage one artery, stented.  Cares for parents and leads active work lifestyle on family property, maintenance, gardening, etc.  When exertion gets too heavy, experiences leg pain from knee to foot, sometimes forcing her to stop working.  Burning sensation between shoulder blades extending to chest.  Heart pounding.  Blood pressure rose to 137/98, pulse 96.  With several hours rest, felt better.  Does this person need to be hospitalized?
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774967 tn?1235507339
THANK YOU LadyJake for that wonderful info on Aqualyte! I can't wait to try their products. Excellent info on their website as you've mentioned.

To your question, yes it helps with keeping your arteries clean. You will be pleasantly surprised.

May we all have a healthy and prosperous 2009 and beyond!
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Hi, thanks for getting the info out on the products.  Do they help to clear out the arteries along with the stents?   I haven't heard of them and will do a bit of research.  Good info on the PH Test Strips and pills.  The water additive that I'm trying is from a company called Aqualyte.  It's also supposed to help with a host of things.   You can google the company by name and read up on what info they have available.  It's an informative and interesting read.  All I know is that it has helped me on the road to regaining life without a lot of PVC's and PAC's. They are also very much into PH balancing and my friend, who told me about the product also promotes alkaline foods.  Who would have thought about this?  And for my Doc to say it was silly to talk about being acidic.....!!.  And he is a well respected cardiologist, although he did talk about Red Yeast Rice to lower colesterol so maybe he just needs additional natural approach education.  Take care and thanks again.
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One more item......

Vaxa International PH Test Strips and Buffer PH homeopathic pills can be purchased from iHerb online. These strips can test both urine and saliva. Urine is
preferred method of testing your PH.
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774967 tn?1235507339
LadyJake...it was my pleasure!

Mike here are the products I was speaking about.

Ascorsine-9
Zymessence
These two products will keep the stents cleaned of clots and buildup
Unique E (purchase TocotrieNOLS 60softgels not TocopheROLS)

Works wonders!!


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Hi there, I agree with Free1Day, Linda needs to see a Cardiologist.  Her vital signs do not set of any alarms as exercise or heavy exertion will raise both the blood pressure and the heart rate, and what you documented here is not that high (according to all the information out there-but again, if it is not normal for Linda--time for the doc). The chest pain concerns me, especially in light of the fact that Linda already has had a stint put in.  If the pain lasts long enough for her to have to sit down and let it subside, I would have her sit down in the car and drive to the ER and not wait around for it to let up.  As for the severe pain in one leg, not to scare you, but she should have it checked for  'PAD/Deep Vein Thrombosis', again especially since she already has blockages.  I hope that she has already been to see the doctor and that they are doing a good work-up.  Both of you take care.
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Hi, I am glad to hear somebody talk about the PH Factor.  I was having so many problems with PVC's and PAC's that my life was in the dumpster.  A friend had talked to me about PH and trace minerals.  I mentioned this to the Cardiologist who pooh-poohed it.  Well, I bought some of the water additive and let it sit in the cupboard for a month.  Life had gotten so bad with the heart thing (benign and "don't think about it and don't worry" from the docs) that it was hard to do anything.  So, I thought "what the heck?" and popped some into about 64oz of water and started drinking it.  The first day I had more stamina and NO PVC's and did more manual type work than I had been able to do and was under more stress than before.  It's been about 3 weeks and I can count the PVC's on one hand.  So, it was either that I was dehydrated or missing trace minerals or both.  I drink my water now!!  Will work on changing the diet next.  Thanks for the PH affirmation.
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Thanks, Jeff.  I'm going to get this information to Linda straight away.  
Mike
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774967 tn?1235507339
You're welcome Mike!

I was thinking in the back of my mind that she should move on to another Doctor. One that's younger.

I don't know if it's allowed to post links to products (I need to read TOS) that has brought wonderful results for me. I wouldn't mind sharing them with you and no I am not an affiliate trying to make a buck.

One thing I have done and has improved my condition was the monitoring of my PH with PH Strips. Why did I do this? When I was in the Emergency Room fighting for my life, a nurse informed my wife that my PH was horribly low and they had to correct that right away or else!!!

Of course I wasn't conscious but my wife passed on the information to me once I came to in the ICU ward.

That bothered me. Once I arrived home, I ordered PH Test strips and to my surprise, my PH was hoovering at 5.0 every day!!! I was shocked and scared. I bought PH buffers and changed to an Alkalizing Diet. I also stopped drinking distilled water and bought Magnesium Water which was awful. So now I drink natural spring water.

There's a website that list all the foods that are acidic and those that are alkalizing. I had an all acidic diet!  That type of diet helped my pneumonia spread like wildfire. I didn't know my heart was already irritated with the acidic environment it had to work in. Add lack of oxygen and bingo, I am a heart attack survivor at 51! (CHEESH!)

Now my PH bounces around 6.0 to 7.5! Excellent! I breath alot better and the appearance of my blood looks great when I go for lab work.

Just a few thoughts!

I hope the best for you and yours. If I can help in anyway, drop a note.

Jeff
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Doctor has not returned her calls.  She reamed out his staff, who frequently fails to deliver messages.  Whole other issue.  No pain problems for several days.  She wants to live.  Dedicated to caring for her parents and has plans for life after they're gone.  Also, she and I were engaged 42 years ago and have found each other again so she is very energized by that.  Thanks for keeping in touch.  Your contribution is really helping me work through this with her.

Mike
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Sorry for the  delay Mike,
I was in the hospital having a procedure done myself. Mike, I think she knows what she is doing or attempting to do. Ask her does she want to live or if she is tired of life in order to determine her state of mind.

Any prudent reasonable person should realize that having those symptoms isn't normal and where it may lead. On another note, it isn't fun going through Cardiac Treatment in the hospital. (angiogram for one)

It's been a few days, has her Doctor returned phone calls?
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Another thing.  I can't get her to scale back activities.  She only stops to calm down her heart then goes right back to her activities.  Playing with fire, for sure.  But can this kind of "pushing it" by a heart patient lead to a heart attack within a matter of days?
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Just a quick note to say thanks for comments on Linda needing to see her cardiologist.  We're not sure if her call Monday morning got through to him via his staff.  No leg pain today but heart pain again after planting tomatoes.  Again, rest after lunch got her back on her feet with no pain.  Still, I'm worried that exertion is fueling this heart pain.  She promised to call her cardiologist tomorrow morning.  But I'm thinking IF he tells her to go to hospital then shew should be going there now, tonight, know what I mean?  Could you address this, please?  Thanks.

MikeFlake
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Without a doubt MikeFlake, Linda needs to go her cardiologist as soon as possible. Conditions have changed and he/she needs to know what is now taking place. In my humble opinion, Linda should operate in such a way as to put "no load" on her heart what's so ever.

She really needs to be checked out. If her Doctor is unavailable, take her to the emergency room and bring all of her meds with her. They need to know the type
of prescription as well as dosage.

Hope this helps.
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