I had triple bypass in Oct of last year. Not sure if I was just expecting everything to be normal after, but it's far from it. How long to all the wired feelings, light headed, short of breath, etc issues last? My doctor says most issues should be gone within a year. Does it get more normal? Ever?
Before they fitted it the gave me an eco to see how my heart was performing as I had a heart attack 7 years ago
Seince its been fitted my heart rate has been as low as 45 and as high as 122 my resting pul se is 60
Had an abnormal nuclear stress test. Could be looking at angiogram. Has anyone had one? What was it like? How long was hospitalization and recuperation?
I have a pacemaker and take diuretics for fluid retention. I take a multi-vitamin which contains 100% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of iodine from kelp along with Levothyroxine for my thyroid. In the past two weeks, I have noticed that my thyroid is swollen in the morning upon awakening, but the swelling decreases a short time thereafter. I asked my endocrinologist about this and a scan was done of my thyroid and I was told that it was fluid buildup and I should cut down further on my… read more
Diagnosed with minimal heart failure. Wondering if this the beginning or is it just a symptom of a heart disease.
my doc just told me I need a defibulator and to start taking blood thinners. im 71 and have cardiomyopathy . iwas just told I have afib too. does anyone out there have a defiulator and what will it mean for me. im very active . I do a lot of outdoor stuff like hunting and fishing and am around gas driven machinery a lot.like chinsaws, weedwackers, mowers , etc. I still work and am a pipefitter which requires lifting and welding.i just hate the thought of stopping everything and ending up a couch… read more
I am healed from neck surgery in Dec. When I saw my heart Dr before surgery he was talking about the TARV. I am experiencing more shortness of breath and my legs are hurting when I walk. I have an appointment in April, should I get in sooner?
3 years ago I was diagnosed with AF. I had gone to he doctor as I was coughing so much whilst lying in bed, and unlike a normal cough, it was not going away..
I had 2 treatments at the hospital, rebooting my heart, which worked, but has now reverted to Arterial Fibrillation, for which I take medication which helps. I am not too bad but have trouble walking hills, and have blue lips.
Now the coughing is returning, particularly when lying in bed, and last night did not get to sleep until 4 am. It is also… read more