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Posted 1 May 2014 by • 2 answers
Cardiologist prescribed Atenolol for constant Pcvs. However my heart rate is typically between 30-40 which I was told was caused by PCVS. Just wondering if this is really a safe option and how this could possibly help.
Posted 3 Sep 2017 by • 1 answer
I received conflicting instructions from two of my cardiologists - One said I will need to take Plavix for the rest of my life And the other said I should Not take it any more. I'm 79. Which is correct? .
Posted 7 Aug 2017 by • 0 answers
Cardiologist originally prescribed brand name Exforge 5/160 (geriatric female) in 2013. Took brand name until 2016 then pharmacy switched to generic amlodipine/valsartan 5/160. Began having issues with tachycardia and bradycardia (24) shortly thereafter. Anyone know if there have been any ...
Posted 14 Jul 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 28 Jun 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 16 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
Hi, my son was born with WPW and was rechecked at 3 years by a cardiologist. He was not very cooperative during the EKG but the reading came back that he had outgrown WPW. He is now 13 and has never had any symptoms from what I know. I did check him with my home blood pressure cuff just for fun and ...
Posted 12 Apr 2017 by • 0 answers
I had a cerebral MRI and it revealed I had a micro-infarction. My cardiologist is on vacation and can not be located. I have no symptoms. I run 4 times a week with no complications. My cholesterol and blood pressure are both under control
Is it normal to suffer from depression with the diagnosis of aortic aneurism and fear of sudden dea?
Posted 21 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
I was diagnosed three years ago, but the cardiologist seemed to have played down the aortic aneurism and more concerned about the BAV. The aneurism was 4.3 cm, 9/2016 and a echoe scheduled 9/2017.
Posted 3 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
I've had afib for over two years but lately it has become worse. My cardiologist put me on Metoprolol and suggested that I take 2 baby aspirin per day to prevent clotting. However, I noticed that there was no mention of using baby aspirin in your article on what to use to prevent clotting. If ...
Multiple Sclerosis - I have severe chest pain. Been checked out by a cardiologist. Must be a form of
Posted 23 Jan 2017 by • 2 answers
... the MS hug. Does anyone have any relief for this pain?
Posted 1 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
I suffer from heart arrhythmia and have just had a period in hospital due to irregular heartbeat. I was taken off bisoprol and prescribed verapamil. Ive since seen a Cardiologist who then proscribed flecainide twice a day. On top of that I already take a statin and citalopram for stress. I feel I ...
Posted 21 Aug 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 17 Sep 2016 by • 0 answers
I have atrial fibrillation. Doctor sent me to A & E. They put m e on Xarelto - 20mg. No side effects. Saw Cardiologist 6 weeks later who added Digoxin 0.125mg and Bisoprolol 1.25mg. Awful side effects within 3 days of taking them - terrible fatigue, disrupted sleep, onset of depression - which ...
Posted 14 Oct 2016 by • 0 answers
... appreciate their saying it reduces mortality rate and hospital admissions but does it have any impact on day to day symptons; breathlessness, fatigue etc?
My mom is 75 years old she was taking metropropol 50mg once daily about 5 months ago her cardiologi?
Posted 16 Sep 2016 by • 1 answer
her cardiologist told her to take only half once a day I have notice about 2 weeks ago her feet are getting swollen my question is, is the metropropol that she is taking causing the swelling on her legs