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brittle blood pressure
My brother-in-law was also told by his cardiologist that he has brittle blood pressure.
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EKG
My husband showed signs of an irregularity on his EKG compared to his prior one. The doctor said it was...More
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Poor circulation causing leg swelling? or somethin...
Hello all, I'm a 38 yr female, weight 250. I'm on Lostran w/HCTZ 50/12.5mg 1 daily. I've had an issue for...More
Posted by yahoo1234
Help interpreting echocardiogram results
31 year old male, no known health problems. Recently had a 24-hour holter monitor and echocardiogram due to...More
Posted by scotty31
Need another opinion. Re: Pacemaker
I have episodes of severe chest pain, dizziness, palpitations, tightness in my chest, and presyncope....More
Posted by mikecalv
Chest Pains After A Stent placement
I had a stent placed in my heart in April 2014. I expected the pains in my chest to stop after the...More
Posted by heartsick56
Heart Condition - Can I dive?
Ok, so I'm a 51 year old female who went in for an elective non-invasive heart surgery to correct a...More
Posted by iwannadiveagain
CT Calcium Score
are EDTA Chelators good to dissolves calcification in the coronary arteries? Having my Calcium score at 325...More
Posted by An_260266
Am i having panic attacks or heart attavks?
I'm 22. Years old weight 185 I'm 5 9 Recently I've been having what appears to be panic attacks or so they...More
Posted by zeronteddy
ache at top of L. breast from beginning of undera...
I have hx.of coronary artery disease,bypass in 2003,no problems since.Had regular stress tests and echo,all...More
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Twinge of pain from top of breast to beginning of underarm. Left side,Happens 2-3 times a day,lasting a few seconds,,and not increasing in pain level. Have CAD, but labs normal.Been on topral, norvasc,micardis,and Lipitor, 325 aspirin qd.since bypass in 2003.
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Stopping Brilinta, Rebound Effect?
My cardiologist wants me to stop Brilinta soon since it has been a year since my stent placement. I have read...More
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blood thinners feedback request
Hi, my father is on Coumadin and we are considering switching him to Eliquis, Xarelto, Pradaxa, or the new...More
Posted by An_259078
Frequent Ventricular Premature Complexes
Hi, My Father he is 56 years old. 10 ago yrs he felt burning on his chest and high blood pressure so...More
Posted by surya_105
Fast heartbeat
Hi I have a child who is very skinny (the size of a 10 year old) and has a fast heart rate. Her Resting...More
Posted by ellebell3027
Extremely worried about BP
Hi, I like to start off by saying I've been dealing with health anxiety and OCD since I was a teenager. I am...More
Posted by highbpguy
chest discomfort
hey, quick question. i dont want to ask a family member, because theyd freak out, so i thought id ask you. I've...More
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