Tell me about your experience with undergoing lexiscan procedure. Potential side effects are frightening (possible heart attack, death.)
What are alternatives?
I had it done when they injected the dye I felt like I couldn't breathe like I had been running. They had a nurse cardiologist and a paramedic right there watching me. Kinda scary but not as bad as I… read more
Find a walking buddy, I take a caffeine 200 mg pill when I wake up, and a 500mg of ginseng before I go to work, and do 1000 crunches. I don't except anything less. I work a strenuous job. Right now… read more
Can someone who has had LVAD surgery to pump your blood tell me how you’re feeling now compared to before surgery
Susan…….The lord surely did have his eyes on you….like he does the Sparrow. I may have told you earlier in one of our post……”You are a miracle!!!!!!! An honor to know 🙂
I had a quadruple in March and also experienced AF and so was put on Rivaroxaban.A Cardiologist recently advised me after a 24 hour monitor which showed no AF that I should stop taking Rivaroxaban.He admitted it was a calculated move judging what was more likely a bleed or a stroke.The same monitor also showed that I have a slow heartbeat and so along with the Rivaroxaban the cardiologist advised me to stop taking a 1.25 mg beta blocker.My blood pressure went up immediately and my heart rate… read more
I’ll have to try thank you . I know Perscription assistant is third party they get all your paper work and let you if you qualify for other drugs
I have had echo cardio gram and e k g and stress test blood work and the cardio doctor had never said I have it was wondering if anyone on here has and how it was diagnosed and just because someone had swollen ankle occasionally does not make mean they have it some of the meds the doctor put you on for the heart suchas metopolo canothers can cause swollen ankles norvacs is another one that does that
When you start fainting l ended up getting a pacemaker at 32..l went into heart failure. A lot dizzy spells me and falling into the wall. I fainted driving not good nope.
I have no diagnosis yet. Appointment scheduled end of month with cardiologist. The Internet says I'm dying and doctors don't seem concerned, so basically looking for advice and opinions of real people dealing with heart issues. My resting heart rate has been in the low 40s and I have what I would call occasional minor chest pain. Most annoying thing is I'm always tired. No shortness of breath. I have a smart watch, finger oximeter and an overnight sleep apnea tester. I've always had low blood… read more
I have low blood pressure, I see a nurse every two weeks. My EF was 20 In June, I don’t know when we are checking that again.
My cough was bad enough before with my allergies and sinus issues. Now its much worse.
I had a LVAD for 4-1/2 years
In 2018 I enter the hospital in very bad shape
EF was around 10% they told me the LVAD was my only option either get the LVAD or not walk out on my own two feet
It took… read more
I,ve been so weak and dizzy. I,m now 65. Breathing is laboured, I have passed out. I,m still on an urgent list to see a cardiologist
I,m tired, sleep alot, depressed. A Fib on the right and left top… read more
I had a Cardiologist appt this week that was ok, Thankful. My Cardiologist was telling me of a new medication approve now for heart failure patient with low EF, it is a med that is given to type 2 dietbetc, ( I forgot the exact name), she said it has few side effects. I am scheduled for an echo in May and if my EF is low, she recommended the new drug. Have anyone heard of the medication? I hate to add another pill to my daily intake.😔, but may try it. I hope my echo increases or stay the same… read more
Entresto it has helped me a lot 🥰