Heart and cholesterol

A number of risk factors for heart disease - activity level, weight, cholesterol - are under your control. Talk with others who are grappling with these factors and facing the same treatments, tests, and anxieties that you are.

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Natural replacement for Lipitor?

Liiiveinhope
  • By Liiiveinhope · Posted June 3, 2013
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  • Recently my legs have become quite a bit weaker and achey. I've been on Lipitor for years and two women and my chiropractor have warned me it could be the culprit. Has anyone found an effective replacement ...

Irregular heartbeat when I wake up

xmaclean
  • By xmaclean · New reply March 10, 2012
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  • Hello everyone. I'm a 19 year old male. Recently I've been feeling very off. Every morning when I wake up I have and irregular heartbeat. I feel in a way, light headed/dizzy but it's minor. I've also ...

Bisoprolol fumarate

RubyT
  • By RubyT · Posted September 16, 2011
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  • I take 2.5 mg of Bisoprolol fumarate but was recently increased to 5 mg. Some symptoms I already had are now worse. My nurse says she has never heard of this so I went on the internet and found at least ...

HIGH CHOLESTEROL

PAM101
  • By PAM101 · Posted January 29, 2011
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  • My son has high cholesterol, his Dr. told him to take omega-3 fatty oil supplements and red yeast rice you can find this in any vitamin section in most stores this helps most people lower their cholesterol ...

any new treatments for prinzmetal angina

susie11101
  • By susie11101 · Posted January 6, 2011
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  • any natural remedies for this or for high cholesterol ...

Cholesterol Medicine

canbeatthis
  • By canbeatthis · New reply September 10, 2010
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  • I have trouble with high cholesterol. My Dr. wants me to start on Zocor. I have taken Lipitor before and ached all over so she took me off it and I felt better. I told her I do not want to take Statins ...

afib

afib578
  • By afib578 · Posted August 24, 2010
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  • Hi,my name is Dave.I am a 44 year old man.I had my first bout with atrial fibulation when I was 22.I was in a softball tournament came home between games,took a nap and woke up in full blown afib. jumped ...

How much do you care about your heart health?

kellya
  • By kellya · Posted July 27, 2010
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  • Do you exercise daily? Do you have a heart healthy diet? I can say I do. I'm afraid I'll die early so I take care of my heart. How about you ...

irregular heartbeats

adoptedandproud
  • By adoptedandproud · New reply May 17, 2010
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  • I am 26 years old and have been suffering from irregular heartbeats. One time 3 years ago I walked down the street and my heart kept on fluttering like a butterfly flapping it's wings real fast and usually ...

Atrial Fibrillation, Palpitations

jareeves4581
  • By jareeves4581 · New reply April 1, 2010
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  • My story is kind of long so I will try and make it short and stick to the major points. I am a 27 yr old male that has been battling the thought of heart disease for quite sometime now. When I was 18 ...

atrial fib.

muggins
  • By muggins · Posted March 15, 2010
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  • i have been having heart palpitaions & a very fast heart heart rate, was in ER for a few hrs. did all the heart test bp. went to 194-114 pulse 190, they got it down in a while, they told me that the left ...

Having Weird Heart Pains

Foaly
  • By Foaly · New reply February 18, 2010
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  • I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I guess I'll give it a shot. I'm 17 and I'm having heart problems. Every once and a while, without warning, my heart feels like it's being crushed or ...

Arjuna and it's Effects on Lowering Cholesterol

HealthyPrism
  • By HealthyPrism · New reply July 30, 2009
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  • Terminalia Arjuna herb - Cardiac tonic Arjuna or Terminalia arjuna is a unique herb that helps maintain a healthy heart and reduces the effects of stress and nervousness. Arjuna promotes effective cardiac ...

Increase heart rate in heart transplants

dippitydo
  • By dippitydo · Posted January 28, 2009
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  • why is a transplanted heart rate higher than normal ...

How can I deal with my diet addiction?

debbu
  • By debbu · Posted January 9, 2009
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  • I have been dieting for 15 years now and I can’t stop. I’ve tried every diet there is and, even though not even one has worked, I just can’t stop. I keep telling myself that one should work, so I try ...

Irregular heartbeats

kimmyyw2
  • By kimmyyw2 · New reply November 3, 2008
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  • Has anyone every had an irregular heartbeat? I feel these beats that are like extra beats in my throat. Doesn't happen all the time, but when it does it worries me ...

Aneurysm of the ascending aorta

Brendas
  • By Brendas · Posted September 26, 2008
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  • Please give me some insite on this ...

Metabolic Syndrome - Factors

mitchg
  • By mitchg · Posted September 24, 2008
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  • There’s an article, today, about metabolic syndrome on the website cholesterolscore.com The article discusses niacin as an effective therapy for most of the risk factors in metabolic syndrome, including ...

bystolic

autume
  • By autume · Posted September 3, 2008
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  • ive been on bystolic the beta blocker for about two weeks now ive noticed continuous headaches does anyone know how long they last ...

Trio for Heart Health

HealthyPrism
  • By HealthyPrism · Posted September 2, 2008
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  • Dr. Sinatra has come up with a trio of natural supplements to improve your Heart Health. They are CoQ10, L-Carnitine and D-Ribose. he feels when taken in this combination you can help prevent and overcome ...

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