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Wondering If Anyone Here Has ATTR Amyloidosis? How Did You Get Your Doctor To Take You Seriously?

Wondering If Anyone Here Has ATTR Amyloidosis? How Did You Get Your Doctor To Take You Seriously?

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

Valve Replacement

Valve Replacement

Is it safe to have valve replacement done when you have gum disease

Alt SGPT Blood Test

Alt SGPT Blood Test

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

Big Aortic Aneurysm

Big Aortic Aneurysm

I have aortic ascending aneurysm. T-surgeon wants to sit on it. I live l.5 hours away from help and take Eliquis for previous PE.Should I be worried?

Is There Any One Out There.

Is There Any One Out There.

I have an heart condition that is strange. The heart has four valves right. Well my heart only has two that developed . The top two. Is there anyone else who has this condition.

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Has anyone had a crt d implant im scheduled for one next week

Energy

Energy

So I am one of you, my problem at pushing 83 is where is my energy gone, why am I spending more time lying down than standing up, what I am really looking for is holistic energy products that may put some life back into me

Has Anyone Had Any Complications From Hemodynamic Monitoring?

Has Anyone Had Any Complications From Hemodynamic Monitoring?

I had one inserted into my arm fro constantly monitoring my blood pressure while I had a cardiac ablation done over to weeks ago. My arm is still bruise and extremely sore. Has anyone else had this issue, how long did it take to feel normal? I am wondering if there was nerve or some kind of damage

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