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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

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

Interesting

Interesting

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I am not sure of Entrestro medication.. too many side effect . so every one will suffer kidney failure, and feeling tired, sleepy. wee people ---this is not for me. I don't ant to sleep all day and… read more

posted about 4 years ago

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

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

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 4 months 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

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 get mad easily over my daughter's friend having all this help she had breast cancer. Everyone always talks about how she needs help and feels sorry for her. I do but I need help and no one around… read more

posted 11 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

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

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I've had weight issues my whole life, now 63. When I was diagnosed with CHF in 2018, immediately went to Google and read, on average once diagnosed it said 5 years was average life span. I thought… read more

posted 18 days ago

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!!!

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

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

posted about 1 year 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?

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

;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 over 1 year ago
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