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Anyone here diagnosed with an ascending thoracic aneurysm?

Posted 4 Sep 2016 by So many questions 0 answers

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

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

Posted 21 Aug 2016 by jdbrinker450 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 ...

Aortic Aneurysm - Is anyone is this support group from Arizona?

Posted 7 Apr 2016 by Wheatie61 2 answers

Thorasic AD Survior, 6 mos ago --- 9.29.15 --- so far so good ; ) Looking for others in the AZ, CA, TX and SW area to connect for a possible get-together to discuss anything and everything, and celebrate life!

Leaky heart valves and ascending aortic aneurysm?

Posted 20 Mar 2016 by totallyforgiven 1 answer

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 ...

Leaky heart valves and ascending aortic aneurysm?

Posted 6 Mar 2016 by totallyforgiven 0 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. Should I be concerned?

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

Posted 22 Jun 2015 by anxiety ridden 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.

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

Posted 23 Nov 2014 by marianna316 2 answers

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

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

Posted 29 Jul 2013 by jacquisue 3 answers

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

Aortic Aneurysm - Aortic Disection. Is this the place for me?

Posted 24 Nov 2014 by 001-Aggie 2 answers

I had an aortic Disection four years ago. Need to talk to people. No one gets it. Pain. Change of life. No salt. Omg could I vent. Is this the place?

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

Posted 23 Jan 2014 by otoole 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?

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

Posted 26 Feb 2013 by kathyhanson 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.

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

Posted 13 Nov 2011 by totallyforgiven 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 ...

My right nipple has some discoloration?

Posted 15 Jan 2012 by totallyforgiven 1 answer

At first I thought it was bruised, because I am in direct care, and thought an individual might have bumped it. It is not sore and it gets worse as the day goes on. I have an ascending aortic aneurysm(borderline of needing surgery) and 2 leaky heart valves.

Can Viagra cause an Aortic Aneurysm?

Posted 30 Aug 2010 by Mbluebird104 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 ...

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