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KAKLeon
  • By KAKLeon · New reply 3:33 am
  • In Myocardial infarction (heart attack) · 209 replies
  • when you had your heart attack? I was 38, which seemed young at the time, but one media report last year featured a 19 year old! Katherine ...

Diagnosed with Printz metal Angina

Heart2Heart2014
  • By Heart2Heart2014 · Posted 2:19 am
  • In Diagnosis and symptoms · 0 replies
  • Hello 37 y/o male was diagnosed in 2009 with the condition was just curious if anyone else has condition as I'm always looking to gain more knowledge and keep correspondence with ...

New VasoSpasm/Prinzmetal patient with questions!

Carobama
  • By Carobama · New reply 12:50 am
  • In Diagnosis and symptoms · 36 replies
  • Hello everyone, I've been reading through these entries and am not sure I am posting in the right place? Here is my story first and then I have questions. I'm 55 years old, very healthy but have been ...

Muscle pain and weakness

Wilkenn
  • By Wilkenn · New reply yesterday at 11:07 pm
  • In Coronary artery disease · 5 replies
  • My husband had a stent put in on February 17. He was put on Lipitor 80 mg for one month. He developed muscle pain and weakness. He was also put on Effient 10 mg. He has been off of Lipitor for two months ...

Bypass Ignorant, need help

heartbreakridge
  • By heartbreakridge · Posted yesterday at 8:51 pm
  • In Diagnosis and symptoms · 0 replies
  • Hi Forum Folks, I feel so blessed to have found this discussion page. I'm 7 weeks post heart bypass and haven't been given any real medical follow up. I'm 50 yrs old and retired military and get my care ...

Diltiazem

momzof3
  • By momzof3 · New reply yesterday at 8:14 pm
  • In Experiences with prescription medicines · 4 replies
  • Hello. I have been suffering from Prinzemtal's angina for 2 years now. I am taking 240 mg of Diltiazam and 30 mg of Isosorb plus the occasional Nitrate when needed. I have had success with my medications ...

Heart Questions

cincate
  • By cincate · New reply yesterday at 6:40 pm
  • In How heart disease has changed my life · 3 replies
  • I was just wondering if anyone else has problems since they've had a by-pass? I had a double by-pass last May and I do worry all the time, that it's going to happen again. I read a lot about it on the ...

need some help here

aug
  • By aug · New reply yesterday at 6:32 pm
  • In Understanding microvascular disease · 3 replies
  • what is the difference between prinzmetal and MVD? my Doctor does not know what MVD is so he said it might be prinzmetal I get chest pain while I am trying to do things it got to the point I could not ...

EF gone down since pacemaker put in

acetspot
  • By acetspot · Posted yesterday at 2:51 pm
  • In Medical procedures and treatments · 0 replies
  • Hi all ! Been awhile since I've been on although I do monitor the site in case I can help. I've been on the inspire site for pancreatic cancer for about 16 months for my sister who had it and sadly passed ...

Shortness of breath 6 years after SCAD

tamsam22
  • By tamsam22 · New reply yesterday at 12:22 pm
  • In Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) · 5 replies
  • Hi All- I am experiencing something that is making me very nervous and concerned. I don't know where to start. In 2008, my right coronary artery dissected (Age 47) and I had a single bypass to repair ...

Chest Pains When Taking Medications Late??

NotBrokenJustBent

Mayo Clinic's SCAD Research

EdwardsRachel
  • By EdwardsRachel · New reply April 23, 2014
  • In Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) · 4 replies
  • Hello, I had SCAD July 14, 2013. Is Mayo Clinic still taking people for the SCAD research? I would be interested. Would I have to go to Mayo to meet with a cardiologist? Thank you ...

Meet new friends with dilated cardiomyopathy

Callirose
  • By Callirose · New reply April 23, 2014
  • In Living with cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure · 25 replies
  • I would love to start a group with members who have Dilated Cardiomyopathy. My goal is that we can explain how we are feeling and see if anyone else has the same symptoms and what treatment they are receiving ...

Have I got a heart problem or am I just anxious

Angelicnorth
  • By Angelicnorth · New reply April 23, 2014
  • In Advice for other women with heart disease · 4 replies
  • I am 46 am have endured chest discomfort since I was a teenager. I am currently under a cardiologist for palpitations and lightheadedness. I have been off sick 3 times in the last 5 years. I had a positive ...

Sternum feels like its rubbing

Elaine_60
  • By Elaine_60 · New reply April 23, 2014
  • In How heart disease has changed my life · 3 replies
  • Its been 27 months since my cabg. Have had many pains with it while recovering. I noticed something new this evening, I was rubbing my scar, lower portion of it and it felt like something moving from ...

exercise

babydolly

USA Today: You're on the clock..doctors rush patients out the door

edge8
  • By edge8 · New reply April 22, 2014
  • In Advice for other women with heart disease · 6 replies
  • http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/natio n/2014/04/20/doctor-visits-time-crunch-h ealth-care/7822161/ We were talking about this very thing last week. The article says in Germany the average visit is ...

OFF PLAVIX

dallasbaby
  • By dallasbaby · New reply April 22, 2014
  • In Advice for other women with heart disease · 30 replies
  • HI, GOSH I HAVEN'T BEEN ON HERE FOR SOOO LONG!!! I WENT TO MY HEART DR. TODAY AND HE TOLD ME TO GO OFF PLAVIX AS I HAD MY STENTS PUT IN 4 YRS. AGO....BUT I'M SO SCARED TO GO OFF OF IT...HAS ANY OF YOU ...

Going off Plavix

cej
  • By cej · New reply April 22, 2014
  • In Advice for other women with heart disease · 3 replies
  • I had a heart attack two years ago. Four cardio angiograms within a month. The LAD was torn during the first cardio angiogram when trying to balloon (LAD was 99% blocked). I started going to Mayo. I can't ...

Ablation after Radiation for Lung Cancer

Melaniegray64
  • By Melaniegray64 · New reply April 22, 2014
  • In All about arrhythmias · 2 replies
  • Has anyone had an ablation after radiation for lung cancer? I haven't found anyone yet that has & the radiation oncologist has never radiated anyone that had an ablation afterwards. Thanks ...

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