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 I am Worried... Please Help!?
I am asking for some advice on this : I have experienced this before, every now and then i would have frequent chest pain (angina) and sometimes with breathing discomfort/pain. And just today when i ...

 Why does a problem on the left side of the heart cause symptoms in the right circuit?
I think it has something to do with mitral regurgitation - but, I am not too sure how or why.
Thank you very much for your help :)...

 blood pressure. why would my bp be dramatically higher on my right arm than it is on my left arm?
we are talking about a 20 piont differents most of the ...

Do i have a blood clot?
I was working out with new gloves. 2 hours later i took them off and there were veins in my hand and fingers that were black and blue also have a black circle on both my ...

 His blood pressure went from 166/104 to 83/52 and he weighs 230lbs I am worried because he has had a stent in?
He has had a stent put in 2004 he has not been taking his cholesterol med for more than 2yrs. Could it be that his artery has gotten clogged ...

 what effect does donating blood have on heart rate?
donating a pint of blood reduces blood volume which results in a decrease in blood pressure. what effect does donating blood have on heart rate?...

 Foods to lower high blood pressure?
I was on medication that raised it very high (oral controceptives) and an unhealthy diet. I switched to the oral controceptives I used to use back when I didn't have high bp and I also cut out ...

 I had a heart attack July 4th.?
I drove myself to Hospital on motorcycle and passed out in doorway, There was 100% blockage Left side and 89% right side of heart..The doctors say I shouldn't be alive.. How serious is this.To ...

 If your blood pressure were 120/70, it would mean that?
If your blood pressure were 120/70, it would mean that

a- Your blood pressure during systole is 120 and your blood pressure during diastole is 70.
You have high blood pressure.

 Is Low blood pressure permanent?
Im 15 about to be 16 years old. i was recently told by my cardiology doctor that i have "neurocardiogenic syncope" . i got it because i got too dehydrated one day after running too much. ...

 high triglycerides 560, low cholesterol why?
35 fit 5 foot 10 155 lbs with poor eating habits love mountain dew and bacon cheese ...

 Is this considered high blood pressure?
My blood pressure for two visits in a row have been 137/82, my dr. has not said anything about it, I have been the one to bring it to his attention. When I asked him about he says are you stressed? ...

 Sharp pain in left chest for a month?
Ive gotten two ekg's and theyve come back normal, however ive had sharp pains mostly in my left chest area for a month. it also is tender or hurts when i push down on the area. Should i get a ...

 What could a very slow morning heart beat mean?
This morning I woke up to my heart beating abnormally slow, and hard. It shook my entire chest, and I could say "one mississippi" at a slow speed between each beat. It lasted for about ten ...

 wierd heart feeling??? help please?
for about 1 and a half to 2 years now ive had this really wierd heart feeling it feels like my heart stops for one second then continues or it slows down then keeps going and ive got this wierd mark ...

 Is there any diet to reduce Cholestrol?

 Heart hurts. I don't want to sleep. I'm afraid I might die if I do..?
Everything in/on my body seems to be hurting. My head and my heart do not feel well at all. The heart isn't exactly pain but it feels really uncomfortable like its heavy and strained. It's 4...

 Can hot flashes be a common symptom of a condition or disease other than menopause?
60 years old, have had hot flashes/night sweats hourly for the past 4 years. I keep waiting for it to end. Don't want to go HRT route. Could it be something other than menopause? Doctor ...

 My Heart Surgery Complications?
Back in the first week of October I had heart surgery to replace my Aortic and Mitral valves. My surgeon predicted that the surgery would go well and that I would have a great recovery because other ...

 teen with high blood pressure?
im 15....my blood pressure is 140/90.....D: help?...

anna r
I have 35% heart function?
Dr. says 35% heart function but I would like to know what I can do if anything to improve the percentage ? How long would I have if I dont take care of myself. eat right and exercise?

Hopefully you were prescribed medications to prevent further damage. You need to eat a low fat low salt diet and try some moderate exercise as tolerated. 35% function is quite low. It is important to control the symptoms so you can lead as normal a life as possible. Make sure to see a cardiologist.

john e russo md facm faafp
I wish that you have given more information. You are most likely stating that your left ventricular ejection fraction is 35%. People usually do not have much difficulty as long as the LVEF is above 40%. There are a variety of medications which most often increase the LVEF to 50% or higher. I assume that your physician must have you on medications to increase the LVEF. If I may be of further assistance however please let me know. I wish you the very best of health and in all things may God bless.

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