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Any one out there on metroplol succinate extended release for a-fib

Any one out there on metroplol succinate extended release for a-fib

Do you have problems with weight gain?
Since I've been on it, I have gained about 20 pounds. Part of it I'm sure is actual weight from not exercising and not eating right.- too many calories in, and too few cal. going out. Water weight. I'm on lasix 20 mg once a day, bit find it hard to know when I can take it because I drive bus for 9.5 hrs a day. Don't know if I'll be able to have potty break when the urge hits, so don't take it as often as… read more

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A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

If metoprolol is giving you problems . Just stop taking it . Complaint to the doctor and he will change it . No problem . You are the patient . Not him… read more

posted about 2 hours ago
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What will my mitral valve repair recovery be like?

What will my mitral valve repair recovery be like?

I am a 60 year old asymptomatic in need of mitral valve repair. Can anyone advise me as to how long and what to expect after my open heart surgery. I am in good health otherwise.

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A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I had tricuspid replaced & mitral repaired. I feel it was a fairly easy surgery; for me anyway. That was 9 yrs ago and although the tricuspid is… read more

posted about 5 hours ago
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Sick Sinus Syndrome

Sick Sinus Syndrome

After reading questions and answer here I believe the answer to all my concerns points to sick sinus syndrome. My question is how I should bring this to my cardiologist without upsetting him. Most doctors have a dim view of their patients self diagnosing. Everything that I read on this is me. I should add I had a heart attack and stent insertion back in Aug 2017. I have just started going to this cardiologist after having one that did nothing and don't want to get on the wrong side. Any… read more

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A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

You need a doc you can be open and honest with, so the preferred way to handle it is just talk to your cardiologist (and you can tell him that you were… read more

posted 4 days ago
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How do I know if I should go to the ER?

How do I know if I should go to the ER?

My heart rate is 110 but my blood pressure is 114/53. I'm extremely fatigued and can't walk down the hallway without becoming short of breath. I don't seem to have any swelling and my weight doesn't indicate an increase in fluid.

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A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I hate this "new life"

posted about 7 hours ago
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Does anyone have night sweats or cold sweats and cold all the time

Does anyone have night sweats or cold sweats and cold all the time

I am cold all the time and have sweats and night sweats

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A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I wake up sweating alot. I also get cold more than anyone in the house. I try to keep busy doing small stuff like cooking so I can be around the stove… read more

posted 14 days ago
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tablets for blood pressure doxazosin any one had these and losartan

tablets for blood pressure doxazosin any one had these and losartan

was put on doxazosin 1 mg took for 2 weeks had a stroke n0w they put tablets up to 2mg feeling so weak and tired but can not sleep also on losartan 50 m,g now saying they will be giving me a higher one

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A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I was on Losartan very shortly. I seemed to be having an allergy to it, so was taken off. While I was on it, it worked well on my BP, though.

posted 4 days ago
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I have a strong urge to stop medication.

I have a strong urge to stop medication.

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A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I know how you feel! I've been on this regimen for only 4 years, but I've been on medication for my blood pressure for over 30. It gets so tiresome,… read more

posted 4 days ago
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Eliquis

Eliquis

Is there an antidote for it

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A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I take Eliquis and prefer it to the others I have taken.

posted 25 days ago
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Fatigue, anger, worthlessness

Fatigue, anger, worthlessness

I am 6 years post cardiomyopathy and CHF diagnosis. I have never felt this angry and emotional and chronically fatigued related to my health issues before. Has anyone else got feedback on this?

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A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I take a nerve pill myself, sometimes you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

posted 14 days ago
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