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Lasix

Lasix

I take for swelling in ankles and legs it works sometimes and sometimes not is this normal

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

My cardiologist put me on spirolactone 25mgs as lasix wasn't working I have normal legs and feet after 2years of swelling. My b/p is in good range the… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Any One Out There On Metroplol Succinate Extended Release For A-fib

Any One Out There On Metroplol Succinate Extended Release For A-fib

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

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I take metoprolol. Also 80 mi of lasix. If my weight jumps 3 lb I take more. I love sweets but try to control what I eat. I'm able to exercise quite a… read more

posted 10 months ago

Catching Your Breath

Catching Your Breath

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

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I can not make it without God on this heart journey. Without Prayers is not an option for me.

posted 3 months ago

How Serious Is My Feet And Abdomin Swell. If I Have Co Justice Heatt Failure

How Serious Is My Feet And Abdomin Swell. If I Have Co Justice Heatt Failure

Congestive Heart Failure

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

If you are in active CHF (Congestive Heart Failure), you should weigh yourself every single morning before you eat or drink anything. You should… read more

posted about 1 month ago

What Will The Last Days Of CHF Be Like? What Can We Expect To Experince?

What Will The Last Days Of CHF Be Like? What Can We Expect To Experince?

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Hello how are you now? Wait on God for your answers, for only he knows how long you will live. God Bless.

posted 5 months ago

Any Ideas Why My Legs Keep Swelling Up?

Any Ideas Why My Legs Keep Swelling Up?

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I find that if I lie down about an hour after taking the "water pill" it gives my heart help in getting the water to my kidneys

posted 3 months ago

Tablets For Blood Pressure Doxazosin Any One Had These And Losartan

Tablets For Blood Pressure Doxazosin Any One Had These And Losartan

was put on doxazosin 1 mg took for 2 weeks had a stroke n0w they put tablets up to 2mg feeling so weak and tired but can not sleep also on losartan 50 m,g now saying they will be giving me a higher one

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I was on Losartan very shortly. I seemed to be having an allergy to it, so was taken off. While I was on it, it worked well on my BP, though.

posted about 1 year ago

Chest Pressure And Pain

Chest Pressure And Pain

Anxiety and heart attack very similar symptoms.I have physical symptoms...Adema. I need experienced advice.

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I have had heart attack, very different from my anxiety attack, the anxiety attack made me feel like I was doomed and was dying, couldn't get control of… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

For My Husband

For My Husband

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

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

For My Husband I live with CHF also Right sided CHF. I just had a serious bout with it. I am on Spirolactone and Tousimide. Twice a day I can't miss a… read more

posted 8 months ago