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Starting Cardio Rehab

ronilou55
  • By ronilou55 · New reply 9:14 pm
  • Discussion in Rehabilitation and continuing treatment · 2 replies
  • I am really excited about starting cardio rehab on the 22nd of April. Recap: I am just about 6 weeks out from a 2X CABG performed on March 11, 2014. I had a little setback on Thursday, April 17th when ...

sleep

henders2013

Pain three months after cabg x3

Stephen42
  • By Stephen42 · New reply 8:51 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 5 replies
  • Hi all, I need some advice. I had cabg x3 on 30 January 2014. Now I am getting the same symptoms as before the surgery. Is this normal or do I have something to worry about. I really don't want to go ...

GOOD, BAD AND THE UGLY

MAXINEZ
  • By MAXINEZ · New reply 8:51 pm
  • Journal · 24 replies
  • The Good is that I am married to the most wonderful, sweetest, supportive and caring wife in the world. The Good is that I am receiving support from the great people here at Inspire. I do not have the ...

red wine

sam70
  • By sam70 · New reply 8:44 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 6 replies
  • So 11 days after surgery - can I have a glass of red wine - taking sssame meds as preop ...

Eight days...home again

AVRMan
  • By AVRMan · New reply 8:21 pm
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • so this is eight days post Surgery...call it week one. I think the prior posts cover the Hospital stay. On the Day of the Discharge they remove anything still attached and go over your Meds. Some wise ...

Surgery Scheduled

Mfvs
  • By Mfvs · New reply 8:19 pm
  • Discussion in Pre-surgery worries · 2 replies
  • Ironically I am an CICU RN who vowed never to have this CABGx4. I always questioned whether it was worth it....now all I remember is the crashes, statistically low but profoundly affected me. I have four ...

A 5K, Your Way

Dixiemag
  • By Dixiemag · New reply 8:12 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 9 replies
  • Six months after CABGX4 I entered a 5K Run/Walk. I didn't run the whole way. I did the 5K "my way". I walked most of it but I would jog about 100 yards and then walk awhile and continue in that manner ...

Satuertated or sugars or both

HIH
  • By HIH · New reply 7:20 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 6 replies
  • Hello all.. has anyone read this ..I know a good diet and exercise is the way, I thought it interesting. http://www.drnorthrup.com/blog/2014/02/n ewsflash-saturated-fat-is-good-for-your- heart ...

Failed cabg

Moonjunemoon
  • By Moonjunemoon · New reply 6:10 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 13 replies
  • All of the grafts have collapsed. Cannot have stents. So heart working at 33% depressed, yes of course. Get short winded fast. Going to drs May 6. Will talk then I am guessing the pacemaker and defillabrator ...

1 Year Anniversary

HERVIN
  • By HERVIN · New reply 6:08 pm
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • Well exactly one year ago at this time/5:30pm I was being wheeled in for cardiac bypass surgery. It was this morning when I opened my eyes and gave thanks that I realized it was different...by different ...

Competitive blood flow after CABG???

Wndjo
  • By Wndjo · New reply 2:45 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 15 replies
  • Not sure if anyone will have an answer, but I'm gonna ask anyways.. I am a 43 yr old female who had triple CABG back on 13 Jan 2014. One month out I started having chest pain again just like before the ...

Statins and new guidelines

Moreless
  • By Moreless · New reply 9:47 am
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 12 replies
  • Hey guys. Just left cardiologist and got my cholesterol results. LDL was 99 and HDL was 40. So Dr. increased my prevastatin to 60 mg. I looked at cholesterol guidelines and found that there are new ones ...

low blood pressure and ankle swelling

sam70
  • By sam70 · New reply 9:18 am
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 7 replies
  • My 61 yr old husband is 11 days after surgery and taking blood pressure - 88/60 - also lots of swelling on ankle of harvest leg - anyone with these issues or advise ...

Surgical Glue Allergy?

mpaugustin
  • By mpaugustin · New reply 1:43 am
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 4 replies
  • My incisions are red and raised 5 weeks post-surgery. I have no external stitches, as my surgeon used a surgical adhesive. When I stretch, I can feel my chest incision pull, and the leg incision is pretty ...

Sleeping after CABG

axa5780
  • By axa5780 · New reply yesterday at 6:38 pm
  • Discussion in Rehabilitation and continuing treatment · 15 replies
  • Hello everyone, I'am a 21 year old male and I had a CABGx1 due to a spontaneous coronary artery dissection. I've been healthy all my life and exercised daily. Anyways, I just want to know when did you ...

update from Harefield today

Cindylou1961
  • By Cindylou1961 · New reply yesterday at 5:33 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 21 replies
  • I just thought i would give you an update on what happened at the Harefield today... Dr Kabir thinks he can drill the artery out although he may have to go in through the back of the heart at the top ...

Needing some support here

Rbdabber
  • By Rbdabber · New reply yesterday at 9:50 am
  • Discussion in Family and friends · 25 replies
  • This forum has helped me so very much. Thank you all for posting your stories, experiences, and helpful hints. You are wonderful! My husband (60 years old) had his aortic valve replaced, mitral and tricuspid ...

how to gain weight

Raggyoo
  • By Raggyoo · New reply yesterday at 9:04 am
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 6 replies
  • Hi all just need some advice.i am losing wieght . This is my day I.e breakfast : 3 weetabix,3 slices of wholemeal toast with sugerfree jam and 7 strawberrys a square of 85%dark chocolate. then workout ...

No Appetite After Bypass Surgery

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