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Which Supplements Or Vitamins Do You Take?

Which Supplements Or Vitamins Do You Take?

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Also CoQ10 and Lutein for macular degeneration prevention in both eyes. My mother also had macular degeneration in her latter years.

posted 2 days ago

Do You Eat Fewer Eggs Than Before Your Diagnosis? Do You Use Egg Alternatives?

Do You Eat Fewer Eggs Than Before Your Diagnosis? Do You Use Egg Alternatives?

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Your diet sounds great. Mine has been not so good. It’s been frustrating to say the least. We eat out 2-3 times a week which makes it more difficult.

posted 2 days ago

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 5 months 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:

With this extremely hot weather that we are experiencing now, Im so concerned about my BP and BPM. For almost three years now the doctors are still pushing pills and saying "if you dont take them you… read more

posted 5 days 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:

MaryAnnisabelle . . .good thinking. We are all different. I started out with just 100 mg. of Metoprolo but they increased it to 200 mg. and that was almost right away.

posted 15 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:

Double by-pass last March, after suffering a "mild" heart attack. Diagnosed with CAD. Took a few months, but I'm back in the gym 6 days a week, walking and/or running on the treadmill. Training to… read more

posted 5 months 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:

2008 is when I got my first stent also. I don’t think they wear out, in my case I had another artery blocked, then another, so I have 3.

posted 16 days ago

What Advice Do You Have For Others About Managing Fatigue?

What Advice Do You Have For Others About Managing Fatigue?

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

i listen .... then sometimes i push forward and do more yes i end up paying for it ..rest is good ..

posted 2 days ago

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 LAD stents and RCA stents. Not sure if one is more or less serious than other arteries. Experiencing extreem fatigue, and shortness of breath since the procedure. Nurses suggested modifying… read more

posted 16 days 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 6 months ago
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