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IUD or hysterectomy?

Posted 15 Jan 2018 by c00lbeagle 0 answers

40 yrs old with abnormal shaped uterus no children and do not wish to get pregnant. Heavy irregular periods with really bad cramping. Cannot do hormones and could not physically get uterine ablation that would of helped me. Heard bad reviews on Essure and the only non hormonal IUD out there. I ...

Pacerone - Why am I on amiodarone?

Posted 13 Dec 2017 by Robbiecriss 1 answer

I have been diagnosed with AFlutter, SVT, PVC’S and PAC’S and recently had bigeminy for most of three days but never diagnosed with VTac or certainly not VF. I am scheduled for an ablation to deal with the atrial flutter in February and will be traveling internationally some before ...

Flecainide - To have or not to have catheter ablation?

Posted 25 Oct 2017 by xMooneyDriver 0 answers

I have been on Flechainide for 3 months 100 mg twice per day. It stops PSVT fully. I appear to have no side effects. Should I still go ahead with the planned catheter ablation.

Can an ablation damage heart?

Posted 13 Oct 2017 by thundermama 0 answers

I had an ablation over 2 years ago. It didnt work. Im on thyroid medication now. it is not going to my heart at all. Im wheelchair bound now because of the ablation. the meds im taking is making me lose my hair badly. can an ablation damage heart if it wasnt needed? because its preventing the ...

Tikosyn use in uncontrolled a-fib?

Posted 30 Jul 2017 by Annetteandjerry 0 answers

My husband was started on Tikosyn in October 2016. In November he had to be cardioverted. In January 2017 he had cryo-ablation. He stayed in normal rhythm (with the help of Tikosyn) until April 5th when he required another cardioversion. Unfortunately normal sinus rhythm only lasted 3 days and on ...

Verapamil - How long before verapamil 120MR is effective?

Posted 28 Jun 2017 by SueDeal 0 answers

I had a catheter ablation 1 month ago for arrhythmia. I also have angina. My cardiologist has just changed my medication from a twice daily beta blocker to verapamil 120 MR taken once daily. My palpitations have returned with a vengeance also a horrid thumping feeling! I am only on day two of ...

Xarelto - If I have a procedure such as ablation to help my afib what concerns should I have?

Posted 14 Jul 2017 by Scotty42 0 answers

My doctor told me I might need to have a ablation to help with Afib. As the drug pamphlet says that stopping Xarelto cold is not a good idea, so what should I do? My cardiologist said I would have to stop any blood thinners. I just had my first visit with him and he seems very knowledgeable and I ...

How long is recovery after pacemaker and ablation a month later?

Posted 5 May 2017 by ragsgolf 0 answers

March 26 was pacemaker; then ablation on April 20th. Fortunately my Afib seems controlled and the pm is keeping my heart rate no lower than 60. However, doing any one little thing like shopping for bedding plants or coiling a hose tires me out. Also I have a sporadic deep cough which comes and ...

Lupron Depot - I started Lupron 7 weeks ago and my pain is worse?

Posted 23 Mar 2017 by LoBro1313 1 answer

I haven't had any real side effects that concern me except insomnia. But my pain is horrible. I am taking it because I have Failed Ablation Syndrome and Adenomyosis. Stopping the ovaries from releasing eggs is supposed to alleviate the pain. It is so bad right now, I was wondering if the pain ...

I had A-Fib for about 4 yrs. I had 2 Ablations, 1 in 6/15 and a 2nd in 6/16. I'm now on Eliquis?

Posted 17 Oct 2016 by barryinaz 0 answers

I started with 10mg. a day, then I reduced it to 5mgs. a day, then I reduced it again to 2.5mgs. a day. The reason are these purple blotches that I'm having on the underside of my arms, these are not bruises, when one arm clears up the next one starts up. My doctor tells me to keep taking ...

I have been diagnosed with ectopic heartbeats. They scare the heck out of me. In 1993 I had a?

Posted 11 Sep 2016 by heidi66 0 answers

... ablation for super ventricular tachycardia which was successful. Now all these years later i get these ectopic heartbeats. I have had ekg, echocardiogram, blood tests and holter monitor. Heart is normal except for these ectopics. Can anyone tell me what medication or natural supplements you may ...

Atrial Flutter - have afib people seen increase in palpitations with glucosamine or any pain meds?

Posted 23 May 2016 by gertis 1 answer

for arthritis. I have bad knee pain and have had an ablation but i think certain pain meds bring back flutters or afib. Any help?

Metapropolol new to me. Not sure it is "working"?

Posted 31 Aug 2016 by Chutchinson 0 answers

I have been on metapropolol for about 8 weeks after an ablation for AF. I start having occasional cvs and pacs about 3 hours before the next dose is due. They go away right away about 1/2 hour after I take the next dose( which is only 1/2 the morning dose). Is it coincidence? I have tried to time ...

SVT - Two Ablations and still no help?

Posted 25 Apr 2016 by hbowling 2 answers

I am a 43 year old women. I had my first episode of SVT when I was 15. Doctor told me I drank to much pop (which I didn't). I had my first ablation in Nov 2011. This was a very long surgery (5-6hrs) which I was awake for the whole time. It was painful and terrifying. They ended up keeping me ...

I've been on Flecainide for 20 years. (100mg 2X day until just recently when it was bumped up to?

Posted 3 Apr 2016 by JohnyG 2 answers

... 150mg 2X day) Any info on long term use. Had two ablations and may be looking at No. 3 soon. The 150's seem to be doing a good job on the a fib and SVT, but they still come to visit occasionally. (67 yr old male/good health/resting heart rate on 150mg tabs is mid to low 40's)

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