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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm - How long can we expect our elderley parent to survive?

Posted 29 Jul 2013 5 answers

The abdominal aortic anuerysm is inoperable and is now leaking. Admitted to hospital but is being sent home with pallative care

I have been on metoprolol 25 mg 2xdaily for 4 years now because of an aneurysm near my aortic root.?

Posted 14 Jun 2009 2 answers

... I have lost so much hair and continue to do so. I was wondering if others had the same side effects and if so what have you done about it? Also, do any of you know of any other beta blocker out there that does not cause hair loss? Bad enough feeling tired and weak a lot of the time and dizzy at ...

Can Viagra cause an Aortic Aneurysm?

Posted 30 Aug 2010 1 answer

Can Viagra, used over several years use, have anything to do with an aortic aneurysm? A family member recently had a rupture in his hip and stomach. It seems strange that he would have a rupture in two places at about the same time unless there were a catalyst. The only other known medication he ...

Exercise and thoracic aortic aneurysm what recommendations has your cardiologist given?

Posted 21 Aug 2016 1 answer

Weightlifter/calisthenics/boxing enthusiast here have been given a 25 lb weight limit and have been told at this point and time I can still do calisthenics with no valsalva breathing and to stop short of muscle failure... what guidelines have others received in terms of exercise or if you have ...

Is there any medication that is harmful if you have an aortic aneurysm?

Posted 23 Nov 2014 2 answers

If you have a aortic aneurysm could any drugs you are taking for other things be harmful or cause aneurysm to rupture?

I have a ascending aortic aneurysm(4 cm) and 2 leaky heart valves, I'm worried, what should I do?

Posted 13 Nov 2011 1 answer

My heart doctor says not to worry about them, but aneurysm's are nothing to take lightly, especially on the aortia. My head and arms tingle all the time. I have some swelling in my ankles. My pulse runs really low, 45-55 the biggest part of the time, when I am busy at work, it will go up to ...

Amlodipine/Benazepril - I have an aortic aneurysms -- 4.6x4.2cm in abdominal aorta 74.8x4.3cm in?

Posted 23 Jan 2014 1 answer

... ascending aorta. taking blood pressure meds -amlodipine-benazepril 5-10mg &metroprolol succer 50mg should I stop them to take a cardiolite stress test on treadmill?

Leaky heart valves and ascending aortic aneurysm?

Posted 20 Mar 2016 2 answers

I have an ascending aortic aneurysn (4.5 cm), plus 3 leaky heart valves. My cardiologist says not to worry, when I ask how bad the valves are leaking, he said they are acceptable. I an 54 years old, never smoked, never drank alcohol, never used drugs, etc, but aneurysm's are nothing to take ...

Anyone here diagnosed with an ascending thoracic aneurysm?

Posted 4 Sep 2016 1 answer

I'm looking for more information/experience in dealing with an ascending aortic aneurysm diagnosis. Thank you

My 70 y.o. brother found out he has an abdominal aortic aneurysm?

Posted 26 Feb 2013 1 answer

It is small, so the doctors want to "watch it". Is that safe? Can they put a stent in, or do they have to do a bypass to repair it? I don't feel good about their "wait and see" attitude.

Aortic Aneurysm - I recently had an echocardiogram because my GP heard a heart murmur at my annual?

Posted 22 Jun 2015 1 answer

... check up. The echo showed that I had a large thoracic aneurism. I am having to wait 8 days for the angiogram and probably 3 weeks for surgery. My question is: is this unusual and did any of you have anxiety as a result of the wait time. I feel like a ticking time bomb.

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