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My son is 22 he was born w/ heart murmur at 18 diagnosed w/ aortic valve prolapse. He is suffering from...More
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My dad (62 y/o) has atrial fibrillation and is now...
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Heart Catherizations
I had a stent in 2005 the a bypass around the stent in early 2006. I continually get chest pains. I have had...More
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heart attack vs panic attack
I have been having panic attacks for the past 7 or 8 years, nothing that i cant control by myself however in...More
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Collateral vessel
I was told by my cardio after an angio, that my right coronary vessel was 100% clogged. Fortunately I have...More
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Collateral vessel by pass
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I have a severe 3 CAD diagnose recently. My cardio told me that the Right vessel has 100 total oclusion , fortunately I have so many collateral vessel acting as an natural by pass . Should I still undergo a By pass surgery ? or an EECP theraphy?
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