I have been on bisoprolol and diltiazem for awhile, but am looking at starting amiodarone (pacerone) instead of the bisoprolol. I would love to hear from others about the Pacerone.
I found out about ATTR amyloidosis quite by accident...and ad on Facebook of all places. Anyway, I have classic symptoms and co-symptoms. My cardiologist told me to talk to my Primary Care physician about a blood test. He said there is a genetic test for it (I understand there is a genetic marker for it among African American men only). He put in a referral for the blood test and I've heard nothing since then
I decided to see a specialist out of network for a second opinion
Like all of us, I… read more
I’m a 50 year old woman who was born with heart disease. I currently have high blood pressure, mitral valve prolapse and IST. I started at the beginning of the year losing weight and exercising but ended up stopping the exercise due to constant back pain. My doctor finally ordered blood work (I went to ER a few months ago and heart wasn’t the issue) as I still have a terrible time sleeping, extreme fatigue and terrible backaches. My Alt SGPT just came back at 33. I read this number is normal for… read more
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