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ring the day with dizzy spells . My doctor advised taking meds at night instead of in the morning. I did this but awake a

I have had spells of dizziness and nausea during the day. My doctor advised me to take meds at night instead of daytime. I tried this but I wake with a terrible headache. Anyone have the same or have advice?

posted 3 days ago by A MyHeartDiseaseTeam User
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Go back to go maybe meds need changing at least you can chat to dr and he may be able to reassure you best regards jean

posted about 3 hours ago

Has anyone in group had their defibrillator replaced? Mine is about 7yrs old. They say its pretty minor.

posted 4 days ago by A MyHeartDiseaseTeam User

it is pretty minor, in and out, mine is a icd, which is a pacemaker defibrillator all in one with 3 lines, sugery doesn't take long and recovery about 2… read more

posted 1 day ago

Angioplasty and stents

How long to the stents last? Do they ever colapse...and if they do what happens?

posted 7 days ago by A MyHeartDiseaseTeam User
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Hope they don't I've got 2stents

posted 2 days ago

Should I be worried if my bp sitting is like 134/84 & my standing bp is like 70/42

posted 16 days ago by A MyHeartDiseaseTeam User
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Yes, very definitely, you should be very concerned! I had that problem , kept fainting until they finally discovered I have orthostatic hypotension!… read more

posted 15 days ago

Do you have a “Go” bag prepared if there is a need for an emergency evacuation? Any advice you would share?

posted 16 days ago by A MyHeartDiseaseTeam User
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I have all mine in 1 bag at all times plus prescription with meds on in case. I'm away inhalers and nitroglycerin spray in hand bag I also take read more

posted 2 days ago

Pacemaker

Who has had a pacemaker put in. Did it help?

posted 23 days ago by A MyHeartDiseaseTeam User
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Me too. My ICD gave me a second chance. I need to be reminded some days to slow down. My answer to them is I will when I'm 6 feet under. I live life to… read more

posted 7 days ago

Re: Healthy Eating

Can members recommend foods that they believe are beneficial to theirhealth and well being. Starting off with my favourites: Cherries, bananas, apples,avocado pears,mangos blueberries, + most other fruits, vegetables especially green coloured, honey, oats, cereal, gluten free flour and other cakes and biscuits make with gluten free flour, ginger and garlic and most herbs like Rosemary, Any others you would like to share?

posted 28 days ago by A MyHeartDiseaseTeam User
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