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muscle weakness in arms and legs

Elaine_60
  • By Elaine_60 · Posted 1:27 am
  • Discussion in Experiences with prescription medicines · 0 replies
  • Somebody out here has had to experience what I have been going through. Have had muscle weakness in both my legs along with some muscle pain. I also have the weakness in the arms. I am deathly afraid ...

Right heart catherization procedure

grainne34
  • By grainne34 · Posted yesterday at 9:17 pm
  • Discussion in Medical procedures and treatments · 1 reply
  • I am very anxious over this procedure. I have had several procedures where needle is inserted in groin area. No pain at all. However, I am most concerned about how much pain to insert needle for right ...

Nuclear Test

greenspirit
  • By greenspirit · Posted yesterday at 10:45 am
  • Discussion in Living with cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure · 4 replies
  • I went for my Nuclear Testing two weeks ago ... I was very nervous, but it wasnt as bad as I thought it might be ... Anyway I went back for the results the other day and was told ... that the test was ...

Chest pressure arm pain when lying on side

Zaybob
  • By Zaybob · Posted yesterday at 9:24 am
  • Discussion in Coronary artery disease · 5 replies
  • When I lie on my left side, I feel pressure in my chest and a heavy, achy feeling in my right shoulder to wrist. A nitro helps. I have angina and have had two stents. This seems to be new and has been ...

Hello, my name is..

chantelr
  • By chantelr · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Chantel Reynolds and I was finally diagnosed with Unconnective Tissue Disorder. :) Not that I am happy that I have something that is very vague when it comes to a diagnosis BUT I am happy I can finally ...

1 Year Anniversary

HERVIN
  • By HERVIN · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 6 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 ...

Growing Heart Issues

mmrphifer
  • By mmrphifer · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in All about arrhythmias · 1 reply
  • I am 31 years old, the mother to four young children and lead a very stressful life. A little over two years ago when I was pregnant with my son (third child) I was told I have an irregular heartbeat ...

My Cardiac Rehab Orientation

lisapavlov
  • By lisapavlov · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • Cause ppl like to share their experiences: Woke up at 7:30 for a registration time at 7:45 am (kids supposed to wake me at 6am before they went to school). Tore open gym bag for suitable gym clothes ...

Nervous/upset and nitro made things worse?!? WTH

heartgal22
  • By heartgal22 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Diagnosis and symptoms · 2 replies
  • I've been having aberrant cardiac symptoms on and off for about 2 years but was either in denial or due to pre existing issues didn't make the connection. I clench my jaw when stressed causing an aching ...

Nervous and upset

heartgal22
  • By heartgal22 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I've been having aberrant cardiac symptoms on and off for about 2 years but was either in denial or due to pre existing issues didn't make the connection. I clench my jaw when stressed causing an aching ...

chest discomfort after bypass surgery

DDye
  • By DDye · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Diagnosis and symptoms · 2 replies
  • When walking a short distance or doing work in the lawn, I get the same kind of pain I had before my bypass surgery, could I have another blockage ...

Today is the day...*nervous wreck!*

chantelr
  • By chantelr · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • Today is the day! In just under 2 hours Bob and I will venture down to Duluth and I will have my appts today for 1) Bone Density. Praying to God that pred hasn't eaten away at my bones to badly and 2 ...

Chest Pains When Taking Medications Late??

NotBrokenJustBent

Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia? Or something else?

LeahTherese
  • By LeahTherese · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Diagnosis and symptoms · 1 reply
  • Hello all! Recently I have been in and out of hospital for investigation of an elevated heart rate (being between 100-190 resting throughout the day). I have been through a number of tests including two ...

crossing fingers

patcook
  • By patcook · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • dear all , just a quick updated concerning Siti s health at this point after just one year with her heart failure and EF around 20% . since the past 2 month we seems to have an slight improvement , strangely ...

A question for Australian Heart Sisters

joy2day
  • By joy2day · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure · 4 replies
  • I am in the midst of planning a trip to Australia. I know it takes planning to maintain a low-sodium diet. I've notified my tour company and I am hopeful that the included meals will have some choices ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

PFO Shock

marquittabell
  • By marquittabell · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I thought I found a simple solution to my heart murmur. 33 years old nad have a TIA is scary, but no. They can be just as dangerous and cause many complications if not more than the initial PFO. Open ...

Sleep Apnea

catbell7
  • By catbell7 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Experiences with alternative treatments · 3 replies
  • my 2nd cpap machine has died and is not fixable - anyone know where I could find one for cheap?? I so love(d) my cpap with its nasal pillow mask and it sure helps with the heart stuff and the diabetes/blood ...

Cardiac Rehab

notwell
  • By notwell · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Understanding microvascular disease · 4 replies
  • Well I have been for my first ever session this morning after trying to get on one for the last two years. Today was an assessment and guess what: They rejected me? I failed a 6min walk test! Well not ...

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