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Sternal nonunion after bypass

Msrdenver
  • By Msrdenver · New reply 10:31 am
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 3 replies
  • I am 11 months post heart attack, 2 times in cardiac arrest, CABG3, 57 years old and continue to have sternum pain and doctor says there is movement. I wake up feeling OK and as the day goes the pain ...

new here with questions

hbdreaux
  • By hbdreaux · Posted 10:15 am
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 0 replies
  • new here to the group with post op concerns.. my dad 56 history of diabetes and liver issues.. recently had a massive heart attack. he thought he was having acid reflux on april 12 went to dr on april ...

Metoprolol

Skidrw
  • By Skidrw · New reply 9:04 am
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 11 replies
  • Is this medication for life? I had a congenital anomaly fixed, no heart disease... So why do I have to take this medication? I hate it, makes my heart pound so hard, also I think it makes it difficult ...

Lump at the top of my incision

lapswimmer
  • By lapswimmer · New reply 8:50 am
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 5 replies
  • It has been four months since my open heart surgery, and I still have a lump at the top of my incision. Also still numb on my left side. Does anyone have that problem ...

sex life

jim45tex

After Bypass- still in hospital

kateblack
  • By kateblack · Posted 8:41 am
  • Discussion in Rehabilitation and continuing treatment · 0 replies
  • Hi Everyone, My dad just had triple bypass surgery. He is 77 years old and leads a very active life as an outdoor sportsman. A chest pain brought him into the doctor and we progressed on a quick course ...

Year of Gratitude- 2014

amarettosour
  • By amarettosour · New reply 7:18 am
  • Journal · 679 replies
  • Happy New Years To All Inspire Members! I decided to start a journal for gratitude for the new year in 2013. 2013 is behind us and its time to move forward. This journal has transformed my life in 2013 ...

Surgery Scheduled

Mfvs
  • By Mfvs · New reply 7:00 am
  • Discussion in Pre-surgery worries · 13 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 ...

sleep

henders2013

CANCER IS SO LIMITED

MAXINEZ
  • By MAXINEZ · New reply 2:33 am
  • Journal · 16 replies
  • Am having difficulty sleeping tonight so here I am on the computer. Maybe it is the chemo I had today. Know many go through this so am not complaining. Found the following on the wall of my Oncologist ...

Needing some support here

Rbdabber
  • By Rbdabber · New reply yesterday at 6:52 pm
  • Discussion in Family and friends · 27 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 ...

GOOD, BAD AND THE UGLY

MAXINEZ
  • By MAXINEZ · New reply yesterday at 4:24 pm
  • Journal · 26 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 ...

Pain three months after cabg x3

Stephen42
  • By Stephen42 · New reply yesterday at 4:21 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 6 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 ...

Blood Pressure---Dizziness..two subject matters

Stevethefisherman
  • By Stevethefisherman · New reply yesterday at 4:13 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 9 replies
  • Hi All, A couple of questions... (CABX4 -1/17/14 1) My husband (Steve the fisherman) bent over today to pick up a few twigs, raised up and about fell over from being very dizzy. We came in the house and ...

Two weeks post surgery today

AVRMan
  • By AVRMan · New reply yesterday at 4:03 pm
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • First of all let me say I feel great. Last serious pain pill was 14 hours ago and i have done two 10 minute walks today so far. My advise for week two: Stay ahead of the pain and sleep using your serious ...

red wine

sam70
  • By sam70 · New reply yesterday at 3:27 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 9 replies
  • So 11 days after surgery - can I have a glass of red wine - taking sssame meds as preop ...

Non-Cardiac chest pain after bypass surgery

Williebe
  • By Williebe · New reply yesterday at 2:19 pm
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 27 replies
  • Had a triple bypass after a heart attack on November 6th, 2012. Today is January 19th, 2014. Have been diagnosed with non-cardiac chronic chest pain. Insurance company cut off my long term disability ...

My husband

K65bugg
  • By K65bugg · New reply yesterday at 8:45 am
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 10 replies
  • I am VERY concerned for my 57 yr old husband. He had triple bypass surgery a year ago. He went in for his anniversary check up with the cardiologist. He has elevated liver enzymes and is severely anemic ...

Starting Cardio Rehab

ronilou55
  • By ronilou55 · New reply yesterday at 4:55 am
  • Discussion in Rehabilitation and continuing treatment · 13 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 ...

Hyper sensitive chest

Breesey
  • By Breesey · New reply yesterday at 1:32 am
  • Discussion in Life after heart bypass surgery · 16 replies
  • Hi 9 weeks post cabg3 and all progressing well. Scars looking good but still some chest discomfort. This weekend I have been experiencing sharp stabbing or pricking sensations in the chest muscles and ...

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