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Blockages

Blockages

Anyone here with smaller blockages as in less than 50% do u ever worry about it rupturing piece breaking off or clot

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I am 7 months post open heart surgery for valve replacement. I hemorrhaged taking 9 units of blood and they opened me up again. My issue is my chest not… read more

posted about 17 hours ago

Anyone get tired fast or just run out of energy and find it hard go get up

Anyone get tired fast or just run out of energy and find it hard go get up

I had chest pain sec. Night in a row. With notice my heart rate was low three days before. Went go er and two nights in hospital but didn't find any thing. But heart rate would drop to 46 in er. Just worried. See about two years ago ran out of energy couldn't wake up. Blood sugar levels were good. And no one said why

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Worried now having numb finger from time too time

posted about 24 hours ago

Anyone get tired fast or just run out of energy and find it hard go get up

Anyone get tired fast or just run out of energy and find it hard go get up

I had chest pain sec. Night in a row. With notice my heart rate was low three days before. Went go er and two nights in hospital but didn't find any thing. But heart rate would drop to 46 in er

Stents

Stents

I know it was asked before but I ask again for newbies. How many stents and how long

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

1st one in 2012... 2nd one in 2015

edited, originally posted 2 days ago

Heart valve surgery

Heart valve surgery

I would like to know more about the TAVR procedure and afterwards. Will I have to take blood thinners? I don't know much about TAVR except that it is less invasive as they go in through the femoral artery.

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Don't know...all my tests are coming at clinic oct 23....I'll share when I know

posted 7 days ago

What is the best diet for losing weight?

What is the best diet for losing weight?

My heart surgeon said the Mediterranean diet, but it can get spendy and I can't have seafood. Yet I am diabetic as well and that diet can be too restrictive on some things. I really need to lose weight sooner than later. I have a lot of back pain that goes down my let into my foot. I can't have surgery to fix it so I just started physical therapy very gentle movements as not to aggravate the back and leg. I have tried best I can to maintain a healthy diet but not being… read more

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Thanks for the info...glad it's working for you....

posted 5 days ago

Taking amiodarone for Afib and arrhythima.

Taking amiodarone for Afib and arrhythima.

I am taking two a day. I have noticed a shortness of breath upon exertion. Has anyone else run into this problem? I understand shortness of breath can be a side effect while on this med.

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I have been on amiodorone for a out 5 years.I am aware of the potential harm it causes.I have tried twice to get of it.The catch 22 I have is that… read more

posted 1 day ago

Travel insurance

Travel insurance

I live in England and I am wanting to travel to Cyprus as well as possibly Spain next year. Who do people use from the UK for travel Insurance are they any good or pricey?

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I use Age UK. 2 weeks in Cyprus for this Christmas is slightly under 100 if you have like me got AF, or similar heart, you must also declare if yu have… read more

posted 14 days ago
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