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Reply: 4 Bypass 5 mos. later.....
Cardiostar, Thanks so much for the reply, I truly appreciate the information! While looking online, I...More
Posted by contorvin1950
Unstable Angina?
I have CAD with a couple of stents. No heart attack. On a number of occasions over the past 15 years I have...More
Posted by An_264006
Reply: Chf
It would be better if you consult doctor
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Reply: Could this possibly be unstable Angina?
You're welcome. Take good care, CardioStar* More
Posted by cardiostarusa1
Reply: Chest Pain Concern
Hi: "I woke up Monday with a heaviness feeling in my chest. It felt like a 2 ton block was sitting...More
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Reply: Aortic disease at 25?
Hi: "I was told I have a dilatation at the aortic root, already at 4.54 cm (as of March)" Reference...More
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Reply: Feelings since having a mild stroke and mild heart...
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Reply: Cardiac PET Scan Results
Hi: "mild reduction in uptake in the distal anterior wall and apex" "suggestive of mild ischemia...More
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Reply: Weird feelings in chest
Hi: "I will get very lightheaded and a weird "butterfly-like" feeling in my chest" "Should I be...More
Posted by cardiostarusa1
Reply: Triple Vessel heart Disease.
No medical profession regularly responds in this forum and we can only give background and general information....More
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Reply: acidosis
Hi: "Is it true......" Anything is possible today, especially if the patient has conditions as you...More
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Reply: New murmur
Hi: ......"and randomly got diagnosed with s heart murmur 4 weeks ago. Doctor says it is likely a...More
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Reply: Post-op Complications from Heparin Allergy
My mother was the victim of almost the same thing. Everyone needs to be tested for heparin allergy BEFORE...More
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New ‘once-in-a-decade’ Novartis drug for heart...
Entresto, previously known as LCZ696, is the first of a new class of drugs, called angiotensin receptor...More
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tip for the pain.
Last week ago i got real sick (diabetic) and my heart rate spiked and wouldnt go down.. got to the point...More
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Reply: HBOT
Hi: How's HBOT working out for you? CardioStar* - - Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) ...More
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Reply: Chest Pain/Tightness/Numbness After STUPID Decisio...
I had some of your symptoms. I suspect that you might have a narrowed vessel inside your heart that makes it...More
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Reply: Please Help: Heart Valve Replacement Option
As a user of HBOT, I would recommend it for any heart-related condition plus some others. Where in the world do...More
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Reply: Has anybody not going to have aorta valve surgery ...
"So the new valve could slip through." If only the valve delivered by transcatheter method could...More
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Reply: 2nd open heart surgery disaster
Hi: Sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. "We were never advised of this even being a remote...More
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Reply: Pulmonary Stenosis
Hi: "the cardiologist advised us his gradient has gone back up" General info - Stenosis...More
Posted by cardiostarusa1
Building a Better Valve
We've talked about this here from time-to-time regarding "revalving" for high-risk patients. - A new...More
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Restarting A Heart: Life-Saving Tips for Heart Att...
......"Each moment that goes by without intervention decreases chance of survival. Quick response with...More
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Seven Heart Healthy Tips
AHA's 'Simple Seven.' These seven recommendations are vital for maintaining overall wellness. Yancy...More
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Reply: Taurine supplementation to lower BP
Thanks for your reply. I've tried dietary supplements along with certain foods (I love ripe bananas)...More
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Reply: Strongest link found between statins and diabetes,...
Thanks for your post/the article. I currently take atorvastatin10 mg. CardioStar* More
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Reply: Treadmill or Walking?
Hi: Walking, and of course, there is the obvious change of scenery. Treadmill or Outside Walking -...More
Posted by cardiostarusa1
Lowering Cholesterol
I just took WebMD Cholesterol Quiz and got one question wrong. The question was "Losing weight can cut your...More
Posted by smmcdet
Reply: How to lower your cholesterol?
For most persons dietary cholesterol has very little affect on serum cholesterol. However dietary fat...More
Posted by billh99
Quieting down might save billions in heart disease...
In the loudest parts of the U.S., reducing hazardous noise levels, a risk factor for high blood pressure...More
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