I take for swelling in ankles and legs it works sometimes and sometimes not is this normal
Happy Thanksgiving to All! Please no hurry in answering this! I have been having difficulty catching my breath for 2 weeks now! I had a horrible urinary tract infection with sepsis caused by a lodged kidney stone with 3 weeks of infused antibiotics administered through a midline at an out patient clinic! I have been to the ER, seen my cardiologist 3 times, my primary 3 times and have had every test including an echo! My EF has gone up to 40 from 25! I am seeing an GI doctor next week, to see… read more
Do you have problems with weight gain?
Since I've been on it, I have gained about 20 pounds. Part of it I'm sure is actual weight from not exercising and not eating right.- too many calories in, and too few cal. going out. Water weight. I'm on lasix 20 mg once a day, bit find it hard to know when I can take it because I drive bus for 9.5 hrs a day. Don't know if I'll be able to have potty break when the urge hits, so don't take it as often as… read more
My husband was diagnosed with CHF this week, I want to prove to him that you can live with this. He's on medication and a low salt diet.
Would like to hear from people who are living with this, your stories good or bad, just so I can help him understand what is going on.
Thank you and God bless you all
I have been on diuretics, heart betas, blood pressure meds, but I still have shortness of breath when I walk more than 50 feet.
Was there a noticeable change in the way you felt following the stent. Had a heart attack 31/2 yrs. ago. Was admitted for bypass surgery. Changed their mind after finding ' natural bypass". Blood vessels grown around the blockage. Not even a stent. I'm treated with medicine. I tire easily. Things I used to do,I don't feel like I can do it now. Was wondering if maybe a stent would help. Thanks