After I had surgery down the cut I had three holes open up and I'm still waiting for full healing it is almost there but other problems like anxiety are the biggest concerns. Is there any help for us when someone accuses you of something. This really put a strain on me like yesterday I was shopping and had a dizzy feeling for about twenty minutes then had to call 911. Not good.
Because I am still awake when this happens, I can not attribute the breathlessness to sleep apnea (OSA), but wondering if it is due to GERD/LPR. I feel like I am being chocked and it is frightening. Can this be heart related? It goes away if I sit up, but my heart is already pounding.
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
I am a 60 year old asymptomatic in need of mitral valve repair. Can anyone advise me as to how long and what to expect after my open heart surgery. I am in good health otherwise.
After reading questions and answer here I believe the answer to all my concerns points to sick sinus syndrome. My question is how I should bring this to my cardiologist without upsetting him. Most doctors have a dim view of their patients self diagnosing. Everything that I read on this is me. I should add I had a heart attack and stent insertion back in Aug 2017. I have just started going to this cardiologist after having one that did nothing and don't want to get on the wrong side. Any… read more
My heart rate is 110 but my blood pressure is 114/53. I'm extremely fatigued and can't walk down the hallway without becoming short of breath. I don't seem to have any swelling and my weight doesn't indicate an increase in fluid.
I am cold all the time and have sweats and night sweats