Connect with others who understand.

sign up log in
About MyHeartDiseaseTeam

Heart disease

Questions + Answers

Don't see your question? ask question
Real members of MyHeartDiseaseTeam have posted questions and answers that support our community guidelines, and should not be taken as medical advice. Looking for the latest medically reviewed content by doctors and experts? Visit our resource section.
View:

How Many Of You Still Eat Eggs

How Many Of You Still Eat Eggs

and what have you heard about how good or bad they are for your heart?? and if you still have them how many a week ?????

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

We have eggs once in a while.not to often; then, bake a lot of bananna muffins which have eggs in them;

posted 12 days ago

How Much Exercise Do You Get Daily

How Much Exercise Do You Get Daily

now that you have a heart condition exercise is important how much do you get a week???( not activity)exercise there is a big difference

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Daily 1/2 hr aerobic plus 1 hr lift plus 1 mile twice daily both dogs, pre Widow Maker now, the last 2 years, just the aerobic and lifts with short walks with the dogs. Necessary to maintain not only… read more

posted 4 days ago

How Many Of You Suffer From Anxiety Now Tht Your Heart Condition Is Here????????

How Many Of You Suffer From Anxiety Now Tht Your Heart Condition Is Here????????

tell me what you do to calm yourself/???

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

ah yes music and praying to God does help, i read a Christan book every night and have read 4 of them so far on my 5th one. it does make sense when reading a book even a Christan book or whatever book… read more

posted about 2 months ago

I Want To Know If Anyone Takes The Beta Blocker Metropolo And If So How Does It Make You Feel

I Want To Know If Anyone Takes The Beta Blocker Metropolo And If So How Does It Make You Feel

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I take metoprolol and was taking a diuretic, but I was feeling very dizzy during the day so the doctor said I could stop taking the diuretic. I have changed my diet and working hard to be a vegan. I… read more

posted 24 days ago

Angioplasty And Stents

Angioplasty And Stents

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

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

One of my friends is 95 and has 6 sents for years many years, give me hope knowing that.

posted about 2 months ago

Do Any Of You Still Have Shortness Of Breath Despite Meds?

Do Any Of You Still Have Shortness Of Breath Despite Meds?

I have been on diuretics, heart betas, blood pressure meds, but I still have shortness of breath when I walk more than 50 feet.

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I have heart failure, asthma and mitral valve prolapse and am usually out of breath. I smoke. I drink 120 ounces a day. Going to try to quit both.

posted about 1 month ago

How Long Were Allof You Told You Would Have To Be On Blood Thinner

How Long Were Allof You Told You Would Have To Be On Blood Thinner

and which ones do u take????

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Just aspirin now. Took clopidogrel as well for a year after stents were fitted.

posted 10 months ago

Do You Find Yourself Feeling Vulnerable In Crowded Spaces, Or Find Yourself Trying Not To Be A Burden?

Do You Find Yourself Feeling Vulnerable In Crowded Spaces, Or Find Yourself Trying Not To Be A Burden?

I find myself suddenly wanting to rush home and get back to "safety" when I am at a doctor's waiting room, a public elevator...And then I realize that although everyone in my family are wonderful helping me, I try not to need help so I don't feel like I am imposing.

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I push myself to be normal with my friend and he is understanding.. But sometimes I just cannot hide my fatigue and cannot breathe..

posted 6 months ago

Vaccine

Vaccine

I haven’t had the vaccine, I’m wondering for those who did on here, if there was any side effects besides what to expect? I’m not gonna lie I’m scared to get it more so now since my heart condition.. can anyone enlighten me? 😕

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I recently tested positive for COVID and I’m so happy I am vaccinated. Only have a stuffy nose. Other than that, no other side affects. I may get the booster when I’m eligible. Stay safe out… read more

posted about 3 hours ago
Already a Member? Log in