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Amplatzer Device for VSD
Have any of you had an amplatzer device put in for a VSD? If so have you had any...More
Chest Pain
I'm a 17 year old female. I have been having chest pains for the past month and a half. The chest pain...More
Posted by brittanyplace
Heart PVC'S with Panic Disorder and OCD......
Hi, name is Dom, and I am new here. I personally have NEVER posted on a site like this before,...More
Pain
Severe pain by my left shoulder blade and middle back. Pain shoots around to arm pit and chest. EKG good and...More
Posted by jarrodfar
Mitral regurgitation
Wondering what people think. I have been diagnosed with moderate to severe mitral regurgitation with a...More
Posted by mustang7258
My 97 year old father is now in Hospice
My father has been placed in hospice because of congestive heart failure. He has only 10 % heart function. At...More
Posted by bcdave
Stenting or Surgery ?
Hi experts, Recently I got to know that my father has three blocks in his heart. * LAD had diffused...More
Posted by zahed_sarker
Presyncopal episodes in gym/stage
Im a 64 y/o man, competitive bodybuilder of over 10 years. Not dabbling in it as it were but am at the top of...More
Posted by yakabebe
CHF
How does elevating the feet not put more pressure on the workload of the heart? Wouldn't it increase the CO?...More
Posted by lvejar
Left Ventricular Non-Compaction (LVNC) question
At the age of 32, I Found out I had this. I never knew before. At 13 I was told I had Mitral Valve...More
Posted by heartnscars
congenital heart disease ventricular septal defect
hi there i have a son 1mo. old he have 8mm septal deffect is there any treatment please help
Posted by oliad
Heart and weight issues
I am looking for a range of supplements for males aged 55-60 with heart problems and he is over weight... any...More
Posted by rohayes
Difficulty in breathing at night, 2 years after by...
I am posting for my dad who came to us on a visitor visa who had an open bypass surgery 2 years back....More
Posted by An_258747
After bypass surgery, 2 years, can a person use a ...
It's been two years now since my bypass, I've passed several stress tests with no problem, walk everyday, do...More
Posted by pundi64
Slow heart beat and chest pain need advice
about two weeks ago i went to the doctor and found out i have a very slow heartbeat, i was clocked at 38 bpm...More
Posted by cleon628
Distressing symptoms but "low risk"
I'm seeking reassurance after experiencing a number of concerning symptoms that are consistent with an...More
Posted by An_258667
right side heart enlargement
recently was taken to er for dyspnea following a hockey game. im 50 y.o and was in excellent condition. 2...More
Posted by mickzz49
The 10 Physical Skills Of Fitness Excellence Therm...
Teach all 10 bodily skills of cardiorespiratory life, strength, malleability, land, constant, coordination,...More
Posted by sdaasds
heart attack caused death
my dad who was 93 when he died a few years ago of what they called myocardial infarction. My dad had been...More
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