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2 yrs After Quintuple And Heart Attack Still Winded

  • By Paramac66 · Posted 3:48 am
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 0 replies
  • Hello all, I had a heart attack what I think was a pretty strong one back in April of 2012 followed by a Quintuple by pass in May of 2012. I had to wait a couple of weeks because I also had a bleeding ...

It made for a long day...

  • By short_circutz · New reply yesterday at 11:49 pm
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Yesterday was a long day. I'm a bit sore today, but not as bad as I thought I'd be. Yesterday's Accompishments include: First day back at work. Second session at cardiac rehab. Did 20 continuous minutes ...

Needing some support here

  • By Rbdabber · New reply yesterday at 11:44 pm
  • Discussion in Family and friends · 15 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 ...

Hernia after 4 months

  • By Mikeathome · Posted yesterday at 10:38 pm
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  • Hi everyone, I am now 4 months after my CABG x 5 and am doing well mostly. I have been walking regularly about 3-4 Kilometers at least every other day while I was off work. I am back to work last week ...

Statins and new guidelines

  • By Moreless · New reply yesterday at 10:14 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 3 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 ...

Dad's recovery.. Incision pain

  • By evelyn-hope · New reply yesterday at 9:57 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 15 replies
  • Good morning everyone, haven't been on here for a while, even though I have been keeping up with some discussions, just haven't posted since I've been so busy! So the first couple weeks after surgery ...

air in chest/belching

  • By jayror · New reply yesterday at 9:38 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 8 replies
  • CabgX4 February 7th 2014, approaching 10 weeks post op. Since day 1 post op i notice i belch alot. I didnt have the issue pre cabg, just now. I was hoping it would go away, but it seems to be getting ...

abnormal ekg

  • By Kazsy · New reply yesterday at 9:05 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 6 replies
  • Hubby is now 5 weeks out of cabg x2. Visit with Dr today showed fever & abnormal ekg. No heart attack but of course I am worried as is he. His cough was finally getting better but seems to have back slipped ...

1 Year Anniversary

  • By HERVIN · New reply yesterday at 8:50 pm
  • Journal · 3 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 ...

sternum healing

  • By snugglemouse69 · New reply yesterday at 7:30 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 12 replies
  • On sept 25th. 2013, I had a double bypass as well as aortic valve replacement(bovine), within a few minutes of leaving the OR i developed a clot which put me into cardiac arrest and was shock at max dose ...

Eight days...home again

  • By AVRMan · New reply yesterday at 5:21 pm
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • so this is eight days post 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 ...

how to gain weight

  • By Raggyoo · New reply yesterday at 4:39 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 5 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

  • By DeanMaxson · New reply yesterday at 3:13 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 22 replies
  • My dad has no appetite after his bypass surgery. What do you suggest I do to get him to eat ...

A 5K, Your Way

  • By Dixiemag · New reply yesterday at 2:45 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 4 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 ...

update from Harefield today

  • By Cindylou1961 · New reply yesterday at 12:38 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 6 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 ...

Off topic. Watch eclipse or sleep?

  • By elinkon · New reply yesterday at 7:51 am
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  • Actually, that's no contest at my house. We were so lucky that the weather cleared in time for a great view of the total eclipse. It was in the 80s here on Sunday with rain and the rain changed to snow ...

Extreme restlessness in harvest leg

  • By golfnfool · New reply yesterday at 6:18 am
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 5 replies
  • My husband is 9 weeks post CABGx4. He experiences extreme restlessness in the leg that the blood vessels were taken from. He is taking rehab three days a week and the problem seems to occur after the ...

From one week before to the beginning of the surgery.

  • By nagon1957 · Posted yesterday at 1:59 am
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Pre-Surgery A account of my Double Heart Bypass, the words you'll see me using might not be perfect some terms are correct as far as that I've been trying enriching most of my information. I would have ...

What causes lightheadedness and dizziness months after bypass surgery?

  • By DeanMaxson · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • My dad had 5 bypasses on February 4th, 2014. On February 5th, he experienced a stroke which caused him to go blind for 3 days. My dad has completely regained his total sight which we consider a miracle ...

Are Beta Blockers Helpful

  • By deb929 · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 32 replies
  • My husband is on metaprolol after a CABG-1X and a mitral valve repair. The cardiologist insists he will be on it for life. Is there evidence that this is really necessary? Online I found a study from ...

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