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Leaking Heart Valves
I am 53. My pulmonary, mitral & tricuspid valves leak, diagnosed 4 years ago. I began having 2 or 3...More
Posted by mrssmithgill
Will it ever stop?
Recently I have tried my 15 different blood pressure pill and still the side effects are worse than the BP...More
Posted by gailci
Leg bypass needed but failed chemical stress test
My father needs a leg bypass surgery however, a chemical stress test revealed blockage around his heart. He...More
Posted by shnthomson
Fever and Congestive Heart Failure
My daughter was born with ASD. It was repaired at age 8. She is now 27 and has had an irregular...More
Posted by searching10062012
Lifestyle Survey - following diagnosis
Hi, I am a student researching coronary heart disease and the changes to lifestyle following diagnosis, if you...More
Posted by nat456
brittle blood pressure
My brother-in-law was also told by his cardiologist that he has brittle blood pressure.
Posted by bltruitt
My husband showed signs of an irregularity on his EKG compared to his prior one. The doctor said it was...More
Posted by rottncorso
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

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