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CABG required/angioplasty, control by medication?
My uncle is 57 years old. Leads a very sedentary lifestyle, vegetarian, not a smoker and doesn't drink alcohol....More
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Cholestrol mystery
I have been on 20 mg simvastatin for a year now with no issues and worked very well. Lowered my cholesterol...More
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I HAD 2 BYPASS GRAFTS 3 YEARS AGO BUT NOW I CANNOT DO ANY EXERCISE WITHOUT PAIN. SPECT SCAN SAYS DEFECT IN...More
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Lipitor Question
Hi - say I have been on Lipitor for many years - started on 10 mg, then 20 mg and now 40 mg so my numbers...More
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Nuclear stress test result meaning
Im 49 years old male with no history of heart problems. active, blood pressure and cholesterol levels ok. I...More
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mild reversible myocardial ischemia
I am 52 years 75kgs. TG-350, LDL-86, TSH-14.71. BP-130/80 my TMT report is as follows:- He exercised fro...More
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How much does holter cost without insurance?
I don't have insurance, does anyone know how much holter cost? Do I have other options other than holter? ...More
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(Attention: Last Day) Seeking patients with Heart ...
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with Yale-New Haven Health Services...More
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Seeking patients with Heart Attack or Heart Failur...
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has contracted with Yale-New Haven Health Services...More
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Carotid Artery, Heart Rate, and Hyperglycemic Symp...
Hello, For the past few years I have had overwhelming anxiety and panic attacks directly related to an...More
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Why You Don't Need Fitness Personal Trainers Gmax
If you are looking for fitness individual trainers on the net, you faculty arise crossways galore umteen...More
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Allergic Reaction To EKG Patches?
I was wondering if anyone else is highly allergic to the EKG patches? I have a reaction just as soon as they...More
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Familia Cardiomyopothy
Hi, my husband was just recently diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopothy at the age of 42. He's led a very...More
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Rapid Increases and Decreases In HR During Exercis...
I've been having issues for the past 6 months or so with my heart rate during exercise. I'm 30 years old, in...More
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Cholesterol
My total cholesterol is 209, my hdl is 60.3 and my LDL is 119.9. Can someone explain to me the good/bad with...More
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