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Reply: Feels like palpitations but aren't?
You're welcome. ......"the doctor said that I am not having any palpitations." The...More
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Reply: Back pain radiating to chest
Hi: ......"and I told the doctor that the pain is similar to the pain and location of two yrs ago when...More
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Reply: Foot and Leg Cramps from Heart??
I don't know about the cardio issues, but I get really bad leg cramps and my doctor prescribed Quinine and it...More
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Reply: Benefit of taking Harp Seal Oil than Fish Oil
Thanks for your advice. Well taken. I heard that oil oil is not good when high temperature Cooking is...More
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How to Sell Skin Care Productss for man and woman
both Rs cash here raise your eyebrows hired ours care fairly here ruptures sprout or ethics at church she's...More
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How To Remove Your Anti Aging
You guys can try on it for a while are some kind of oil that washes clean the soap and water that is also...More
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How To Remove Your Pimples Marks
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Reply: Statin Skeptic
Thanks for your post. Dr. Beckerman hasn't replied to posts for quite some time now. About risk...More
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Reply: Do This 5-minute Process To Heal Your Mind & Your ...
Stress is one of the primary causes of many of our modern diseases and reduction of stress will go a...More
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Reply: Pericardial effusion and exercise
Hi: "Is it a bad idea......" Not necessarily, though ones' doctor should obviously advise the...More
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Reply: Dizziness and Heart Thumps
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Reply: 66 year old Heart Failure
Hi: ......"it is down to a 20% working level." When doctors use a % as it pertains to the heart...More
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Reply: What to do?
Hi: "With all my health problems/right sided heart failure/kidney issues" "docs want me to.../...More
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Reply: Need advice on shallow pain
Hi: "Some guys have suggested that these are side effects of statin but my cardiologist disagrees to...More
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Reply: conscious control of heart rate
Dr. Beckerman, There is a mental training available, called "The Silva Method". It teaches you how to...More
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Reply: Palpitations and Burping?
max74 I read your response and see that you were going to a cardiologist at Johns Hopkins. You said you would...More
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Reply: Is there any link between hand numbness while slee...
Hi: "I frequently awake with numbness in hands" Please consult with a/your doctor promptly. General...More
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Older Heart Patients and Aggressive Treatments
"Older people with certain types of heart problems might benefit from aggressive treatment they might...More
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Reply: Heart
You're welcome. ......."but I want to find another dr." Do so and fast. "I called his office...More
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Stress, Depression Are Trouble for Heart Patients
" Heart disease, depression and stress can be a deadly combination, a new study finds. Researchers looking...More
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Afib Slideshow
Hi Dr. Beckerman: The slideshow on Afib has nice graphics however the text (important stuff) is...More
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Reply: Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm --- Lots of Questions Wit...
Hi: About aortic aneurysms The normal aorta (largest artery in the human body, shaped somewhat like...More
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Reply: Possible worsening in AVR ?
I belong a group, Cardiac Athletes, that has members of all kinds of heart conditions and of all ages, who...More
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Reply: Diastlic congestive heart failure
You really need to talk to your cardiologist about this. There is a large range of diastolic heart failure. At...More
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Reply: Chest Pains/Difficulty breathing
Hi: "Should I be concerned?" Yes of course. "Could this also be from eating a lot more than...More
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Reply: Treadmill Mill Stress results i dont understand
Thank you so much for your time and help , I know I need to find a good specialist , it's really hard...More
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Heart News Roundup
In the last week we've gotten a lot of heart news, so I thought it may be helpful to provide everyone withe...More
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Focus More Heart Care on the Young, Study Says
Treatment for high cholesterol typically starts years after damage to arteries has already been done ,...More
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