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I Wanted To Know , Do Many People Have Issues With The Leg After They Harvest The Saphenous Vein ?

I Wanted To Know , Do Many People Have Issues With The Leg After They Harvest The Saphenous Vein ?

I have noticed that walking or running don't seem to be an issue , but twisting and turning as in Ball Room Dance or crawling and getting up and down a lot , squating is painfull and can make the leg very tender . The leg calf will swell and the knee will get sensitive for several days and at times weeks after I do the thhose things it doesn't tolerate . I had a quintuple bypass and they used microsurgry to harvest the vein two years ago this coming March . Well I am 70 but what gives
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posted 13 hours ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Thanks Verda , I have looked here and there on the Web and it seems to deal with leg cramps , and my Dr says , they should get better after a week or two ? Hmm just not a young pup any more Lol
Have… read more

posted 13 hours ago

February Is American Heart Month. How Are You Taking Care Of Your Heart?

February Is American Heart Month. How Are You Taking Care Of Your Heart?

posted 2 days ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Hi Ashley…..Thank you for the hug…..hope your getting a good nights rest

posted 4 hours ago

Entresto

Entresto

I have been using entresto four about four months. my factor went from 37 to 40

as i continue to take this medicine, what can i expect to achieve for a new factor

how long will i be taking this medication. I know these are questions for my cardiologist, but it is difficult to see her

thanks for the info. robert in the hills of vermont.

posted 2 days ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

thanks everyone for the entresto answers. it gives me a lot to think about. everyday is xmas and everynight is thanksgiving.

posted 2 days ago

Relieving Boredom

Relieving Boredom

Curious to what people do to entertain themselves?... I've always been a busy mother of 5 and 8 grandkids but as age and health issues are here, not real sure what to do with myself.. having OCD cleaning took great part of my day, but think age has defeated my strength, so no longer jumping up eagerly🤪... Love reading, painting, my plants, decorating, clay, thrifting, cooking, exercising and more. But can't find something new, something challenging maybe, something to hold my interest. Think… read more

posted 2 days ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Love that @A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member! I have been writing for almost 6 years now. Can't wait to pass them down to my future children and so forth!

posted 2 days ago

What Are Your Dx. Along With Heart Failure

What Are Your Dx. Along With Heart Failure

I have quit a few dx. Some of them are
Hypertension
Sleep apnea
Gastric
COPD
Chf
Renal failure
Low potassium
Arthritis
I'll post more as I think of them.

posted 4 days ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Oh yea I suffer with arthritis and asthma as well.

posted 2 days ago

Does Anyone Else Have Renal Failure As Well As Heart Failure?

Does Anyone Else Have Renal Failure As Well As Heart Failure?

Does anyone else have renal failure Along with heart disease?

posted 4 days ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Yeah it takes some getting used to. I use other seasonings I use powders instead of salts. I like Mrs. Dash also I don't eat prossed foods or canned goods with salt, I make my own lunch meats, I… read more

posted 5 hours ago
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