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I Have Stent In The LAD Anybody Else Here With The Same Thing. Is It More Serious Than Any Of The Other Arteries To Have Stented.

I Have Stent In The LAD Anybody Else Here With The Same Thing. Is It More Serious Than Any Of The Other Arteries To Have Stented.

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I had a massive heart attack years ago from blockage in the lower third of my LAD, leaving that area unviable they say, but over the years have had a total of 5 stints in the same area. Was very lucky to get such a great cardiologist. Good luck and hope you are doing well..☺

posted over 3 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I endured my actual heart attack for over 24 hours. So I caused damaged to the bottom third of my heart. I had the so called "widow maker" then 3 months later had another stent placed above that bottom stent on my LAD side. I wish I had more positive news about stents in the left quadrant.LAD. Due to the fact there are far few less. And smaller arteries for our clogged arteries to naturally / surgically reroute to. My Dr has informed me , that if my discomfort comes back in the same lower LAD area, there might not be too much to do? Due to the fact I damaged the bottom portion during my heart attack. When I have received my last few angioplasties the Dr can only clear my stent out to about 20% blocked back to 80% clear ,but nothing flows below that location. Heart attacks cause damaging results to you heart muscle. You actually lose the life in that section and with the help of meds and exercise and good quality of life you can strengthen the remaining live muscle around it. I don't want to sound discouraging. We all know each one of our stories is different. Stress caused alot of my heart issues. And after 7 yrs I'm hoping if that time arrives there maybe options of treatment that has come available. I've just tried to really change my way if thinking about my illness. Taking my meds regularly. And being more active!! ❤ hope this helps.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Turmeric is not easily absorbed by the body. In order to help that absorption, it needs black pepper, or any hot spice, and it needs a fat of some kind. That is why many people say that it doesn't work. Tumeric comes from Curcumin. Curry is a form of Curcumin. I put it on eggs and use black pepper. There is fat in the egg yolk, so the curry gets absorbed. Taking fish oil with it supplies a fat.

edited, originally posted over 3 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

3 stents. One 100% blockage and other 90% blockage. LAD also. 3 stents...2 of the stents used for 1 blockage because it was so long.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

My first stent was in LAD 60+% blockage. Second stent in circumflex it was 90%. Thanks to gym have not had more

posted over 3 years ago
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