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Still getting palpitations

Kives
  • By Kives · New reply April 7, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • I seem to be having more and more heart palpitation even though I am on 10 mg. Bystolic everyday. I thought maybe my potassium was low so I took a potassium pill and it seemed to help a bit for a couple ...

I want to Invite you to celebrate with me!

AuthorHeart
  • By AuthorHeart · New reply March 8, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Hey Guys! A few weeks back I had posted about my book HEARTLESS. I wanted to give you a little more info on it. It's a New Adult (18+), Contemporary Romance Novel about a Girl with Heart Disease that ...

life of hell and pain

mrd1234
  • By mrd1234 · New reply March 3, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • I am Marne my life was hell I have had many health problems and had is all my life . I started when I was starting in a young age to where I am now. I was molested sexal herasted and bullyied and lied ...

Pacemaker interference

AuthorHeart
  • By AuthorHeart · New reply February 11, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Has anyone ever had a security wand/ metal detectors interfere with their device? I had to go through one a couple of weeks ago and I have felt awful ever since. I transmitted when I got home to make ...

That'll never happen to me.

AuthorHeart
  • By AuthorHeart · New reply February 9, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • This is kind of a rant. I apologize in advance. With February being American Heart Month there is so much information out there for people to read. But most don't. They all seems to think THAT WILL NEVER ...

New Girl in Town.

AuthorHeart
  • By AuthorHeart · New reply February 5, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • I just found this site and I'm so happy I did. I find it hard to relate with a lot of people because of my health history. Most people tell me I'm too young for my issues or look at me with pity. I hate ...

Greetings!!

Dgrant
  • By Dgrant · New reply January 24, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Greetings from Arizona!! It has been quite a while since I posted here! Fortunately, life has been full and busy, and I'm doing well with my heart disease. It has now been 7 years since my heart attack ...

SCAD 9 weeks on

sampowell1100ss
  • By sampowell1100ss · New reply January 8, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Hi all as you can see from the title I had my scad 9 weeks ago. Just wanted to ask A few questions as I'm not getting my help from My doctors or specialist. I had 9 stents fitted And have tablets to take ...

New. :)

chantelr
  • By chantelr · New reply November 30, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • I'm 29, and live in northern minnesota region. Like 70 miles of canada north. :) This past September I was diagnosed with pericaridiatisis. (I know I spelt it wrong.) For those who don't know what that ...

Angiogram fear :(

YvetteR
  • By YvetteR · New reply November 11, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • Hey guys, This is my first time on here. I am a 24 year old female. I am getting an angiogram done soon and im really scared! What are the chances of having an allergic reaction?Im a huge hypochondriac ...

CHF interfering with my "SEXY BACK" mission!

IHEARTSHEA
  • By IHEARTSHEA · New reply September 17, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • WOW! I'm so excited that I found this site. I was diagnosed with Cardiomyopathty (congestive heart failure) 33 days ago..ON MY 38TH BIRTHDAY! The moments and experience I had before deciding to go the ...

Heart Surgery

Meme1958
  • By Meme1958 · New reply September 7, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • For all you women with heart problems here we go. In 2009 I thought I was having a bad case of food poisioning which knew what that felt like, my stomach cramped and I threw up and took off to the hospital ...

Best help?

Shears5055
  • By Shears5055 · New reply August 28, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • For you young postpartum mothers what is the best help you received? My daughter in law had SCAD and double bypass just 3 days after delivery. She was just moved from ICU at Mayo Clinic last night and ...

Please keep Teresa age six in your prayers.

Jeanz
  • By Jeanz · New reply June 26, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • Ann and Ed Bartlinski already had eight children at home when they adopted Teresa, then 3, from China, who needed urgent help due to heart and lung issues. Teresa is now in “extremely critical” condition ...

CHF people please help!!

TaraCardenas
  • By TaraCardenas · New reply June 7, 2013
  • 37 replies
  • Hi everyone. I just joined this group tonight. I'm not even sure if anyone will read this. I'm just desperate and I need some comforting words. I'm 31 years old and was diagnosed with CHF last year while ...

Lipoprotein (a) & Niaspan

serevill
  • By serevill · New reply May 29, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Anyone have normal cholesterol but elevated Lp (a) and have a heart attack or stroke ...

Staph after open heart

lpierce
  • By lpierce · New reply April 24, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • I am only 50 yrs old and had open heart day after turning 50. 2 weeks later got a staph infection and had to be cut open again. The surgeon left a wire too long that caused the infection. He removed bottom ...

BOSTON MARATHON

Bailey29
  • By Bailey29 · New reply April 17, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • My daughter is a marathon runner, she's ran in marathons in NYC, Washington, DC, New Jersey, Orlando, Florida, and Philadelphia. So this horrible, horrible tragedy really hit home with me and I'm sure ...

Anyone have or had a subaortic membrane?

LauraV
  • By LauraV · Posted April 14, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • My 10 year old daughter has a subaortic membrane. She already had 2 open-heart surgeries to remove it and it is already growing back again. I would live to find others who have had or their child has ...

HIGH Carvedilol dosage..is it dangerous?" "Anyone else on 100mg !!!"

YOUNGBLOOD
  • By YOUNGBLOOD · New reply April 6, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • THE DOCTORS HAD ME ON 100MG OF CARVEDILOL FOR ALMOST 6YEARS BUT RECENTLY THIS YEAR THE CARVEDILOL STARTED TO LOWER MY BLOOD PRESSURE TO LOW SO I BECAME CONCERN. THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN THE NEXT WEEK MY BLOOD ...

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