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Which Supplements Or Vitamins Do You Take?

Which Supplements Or Vitamins Do You Take?

posted February 23
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A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Have you been tested for gastroporesis? It is slow digestion caused by an injured or damaged vagas nerve. You can Google it, try the diet and see if you improve. I have it and it made an amazing… read more

posted August 18

Angioplasty And Stents

Angioplasty And Stents

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

posted September 18, 2017
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A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

My stent in my Heart Still going well now since 2008-14yrs.+

posted July 25

Interesting

Interesting

posted January 21, 2018
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

right. thats why I precribed myself only 1 pill a day with taurine, to urine it out. Its not working with my EF anyway.

posted October 1

Does Anyone Else Feel Like They Cannot Eat Properly?

Does Anyone Else Feel Like They Cannot Eat Properly?

I just can't seem to eat healthy. I know exactly what I should be eating and how much but it's like I don't even care. I survived a heart attack wouldn't you think that I would want to prevent another one if I could. It feels like I don't even care because I'll eat whatever I want to and it's not good. It's like pass the cheesecake in the chocolate now please

posted January 3, 2018
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

I have a real hard time eating. Which means I'm losing weight again.

posted November 6

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.

posted June 21, 2017
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

I'm totally with you on this Barb and I completely understand how you feel!
Love Robin 🦋

posted September 14

What Is The Best Diet For Losing Weight?

What Is The Best Diet For Losing Weight?

My heart surgeon said the Mediterranean diet, but it can get spendy and I can't have seafood. Yet I am diabetic as well and that diet can be too restrictive on some things. I really need to lose weight sooner than later. I have a lot of back pain that goes down my let into my foot. I can't have surgery to fix it so I just started physical therapy very gentle movements as not to aggravate the back and leg. I have tried best I can to maintain a healthy diet but not being able to walk like I use to… read more

posted September 27, 2019
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Go Vegan. It’s not bad as it sounds. I went vegan several years ago. Was strictly vegan. I lost 4 dress sizes in 3/4 months. Size 12,to a size 6 oops that’s 6?dress sizes in 6 sizes. I’d NEVER have… read more

posted February 27

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 ?????

posted February 5, 2018
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I eat eggs around twice a week. There's some research that says eating eggs every day isn't good, but who knows.

posted November 16

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

posted January 18, 2018
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My Doctor says I am ok with my exercising of walking and swimming daily and even suggested I walk MORE, Yesterday I had a huge scare. I take supplements and vitamins and intermittent fasting which… read more

posted 6 days ago

Regarding Statin Drugs.

Regarding Statin Drugs.

One of the major side effects of statin drugs is muscle weakness. The heart is a muscle. How can these drugs possibly be good for heart disease patients? Or anyone for that matter?

posted June 30, 2020
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

;A report I read (and personal findings from an angiogram) stated/shows that by taking just 1 oz of pomegranate juice a day will over the course of several months reduce plaque build up within the… read more

posted December 10, 2020

This Question Is For Anyone That Can Answer In Detail

This Question Is For Anyone That Can Answer In Detail

how is heart failure diagnosed and whats a ejection fraction really mean!!!

posted March 1, 2018
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Your EF is good, but I can't answer about the rest.

posted April 17, 2021
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