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Anyone With Implanted Defibrillator Pacemaker Experiencing Muscles Twitches In Area Around Side And Toward Front Of Abdomen?

Anyone With Implanted Defibrillator Pacemaker Experiencing Muscles Twitches In Area Around Side And Toward Front Of Abdomen?

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

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

Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)

Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)

Can someone who has had LVAD surgery to pump your blood tell me how you’re feeling now compared to before surgery

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Bob I had a heart transplant in 99, I had an lvad thank God it never went off I wasn't even home a week I got the call, she said "Are you sitting down, so I sat down, we ordered pizza for dinner. and… read more

Low Heart Rate And Fatigue

Low Heart Rate And Fatigue

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

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

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.

Has Anyone Had A LVAD Put In. I Would Appreciate Hearing From You And Getting Your Experience And Knowledge On What’s Like.

Has Anyone Had A LVAD Put In. I Would Appreciate Hearing From You And Getting Your Experience And Knowledge On What’s Like.

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

I miss riding my bike more than anything. I used to ride 10-15 miles almost.every morning, ate well, and kept stress low. Ended up with major heat disease. I don’t ride now because of low BP and… read more

Advised To Stop Rivaroxaban.

Advised To Stop Rivaroxaban.

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

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But havent had episodes since then

What Are The Risks Of Cardiac Ablation? For Those Who Have Had The Procedure, What Are Their Experiences After An Ablation?

What Are The Risks Of Cardiac Ablation? For Those Who Have Had The Procedure, What Are Their Experiences After An Ablation?

I am scheduled for an @ablation soon. I've had no arrhythmia since taking medications (@xarelto and sotalol). I was hospitalized twice last fall, one with cardiac inversion. I've had two cardiac inversions. One over 20 years ago and the one last fall. I've experienced palpitations for many years but the heart has always corrected itself except for the three times I was in hospital through emergency. In the last 3 years I have been plagued with an continuous low frequency drone caused by… read more

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

My ablation caused damage to my phrenic nerve and paralyzed 1/2 of my diaphragm

Do You Think It Would Be Safe For Me To Move A Little Snow From My Driveway?

Do You Think It Would Be Safe For Me To Move A Little Snow From My Driveway?

I am 80 yrs old and have been left with angina after 2 heart attacks and open heart surgery.

Sorry I just realized how stupid this is.

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Please don’t do that. I admire your desire to do it but there are so many negative things that could happen, not to mention the stress on your heart. Better be safe than sorry! 🙏

I Was Told My Heart Is Not Pumping Blood Back Into My Body,without Heart Failure,,I Don't Know How Serious This Is,,can Anyone Explain

I Was Told My Heart Is Not Pumping Blood Back Into My Body,without Heart Failure,,I Don't Know How Serious This Is,,can Anyone Explain

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

When your heart isn't able to relax fast enough, it's called diastolic dysfunction (DD). DD is dangerous and is believed to be associated with congestive heart failure symptoms in patients who have… read more

New Heart Failure Medication

New Heart Failure Medication

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

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I forgot what I was on but but I felt so gross so much. Weak I was so weak. Coreg really make me feel off balance and everything just off. Then I would think, "l wonder if anyone else feels like l do… read more

What Is The Diagnosis Called When You Have A Weak Heart That Doesnt Pump But At 20% The Regular Rate?

What Is The Diagnosis Called When You Have A Weak Heart That Doesnt Pump But At 20% The Regular Rate?

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

I would learn everything I could about treatments, and what I can do. What medications there are which are the most effective for my type of heart diagnosis. What caused it and how to make changes to… read more