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As I was asleep, I was awaken with an pop to the left side of my head followed by an severe headache; I was...More
Posted by lucybabygrl
Horrible itching all over, post op heart attack, t...
Merry Christmas! I hope some of you can help...I'm a newbie! I week, post op, heart attack (widowmaker 100%...More
Posted by cindyls
pacemaker code
I had a mitral valve repair after a heart rate of 200 + when the cord broke on it and was leaking to much....More
Posted by kjake442
Post heart Attack Persistent Pain in my Arm
Hello all, 2 years ago I had a nasty little heart attack one thing my doctor seams to not understand or...More
Posted by anthonyl1976
calcium score result
Hi , I'm a 39 years old male. I've done some cardiac testeing couple of weeks ago. The cardiologist call me...More
Posted by bucephale
LV noncompaction?
Hi All - just looking to get some more information since there's not too much information available online...More
Posted by hannahmaye1
subclavian artery
I went to the ER for pain in my arms and shoulder. Next thing I knew I was being taken to another hospital and...More
Posted by pjs1959
Left ventricular non compaction
Ok so i am 25 years old and was diagnosed with left ventricular non compaction and my heart function is...More
Posted by skinnyman1234
pancake heart
The cardiologist diagnosed my son at the age of 7 with pancake heart. His chest was compressing his heart...More
Posted by cmclain11
Heart problem?
Hello...I need your help! I am 41 mother of 5. Within the last 4 weeks I started to have sharp shooting...More
Posted by specialteach
So Scared
My son is 22 he was born w/ heart murmur at 18 diagnosed w/ aortic valve prolapse. He is suffering from...More
Posted by branden911
My dad (62 y/o) has atrial fibrillation and is now...
How dangerous is this situation? I couldn't get any more information from the hospital, and I'm a nervous wreck...More
Posted by rayap19
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
Posted by An_260347
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
Posted by rose18cr
Collateral vessel
I was told by my cardio after an angio, that my right coronary vessel was 100% clogged. Fortunately I have...More
Posted by An_260266
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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