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I had a heart catheter done yesterday they said my blood vessels in my heart were constricting and having spasm...More
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Afib Slideshow
Hi Dr. Beckerman: The slideshow on Afib has nice graphics however the text (important stuff) is...More
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Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm --- Lots of Questions Wit...
I was diagnosed with a 4.4 cm TAA of the ascending aorta in early November, 2014 after an echo to investigate...More
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Possible worsening in AVR ?
I'm a 41 year old male, 5'10", 185 pounds (or 85 kg, 178 cm in metric), quite physically active (muscle training...More
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Diastlic congestive heart failure
I am a 75 year old male who has been diagnosed with a-fib and diastolic heart failure. What is a best estimate as...More
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Chest Pains/Difficulty breathing
About a month ago I had an EKG done saying that my heart rate was a little low, I'm 18 5'10 and 116lbs. I'm...More
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Heart News Roundup
In the last week we've gotten a lot of heart news, so I thought it may be helpful to provide everyone withe...More
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Treadmill Mill Stress results i dont understand
I'm very confused with my results with my test results , can anyone help me with what it means . They...More
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Blood pressure question
I am currently being treated for high blood pressure. My normal readings were 180/114 or in this range. Since...More
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The Best Way to Lose Weight in a Week Fast
fast bowler and now you know the three men about traitors they can black your fat loss at the end of the...More
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AFB Risk and Alcohol
Could this connection be related to plasma magnesium? Refer to the JRSM article: Effect of beer consumption on...More
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