Q: I have some-more pain in my left hand few days ago.that time i feel uncomfort in my chest little bit pain on one point time to time.i feel very tired in these three days ( one point where i feel pain there are suddenly make a pain and stop )is that heart attack pre?
Heart palpitations and loss of energy
Q; My husband is 56 years old. He is on high blood pressure tablets and his cholesterol is 6. About every 3 weeks, he can suddenly develop rapid heartbeats, for no apparent reason. This can last for about a day, then it slowly comes back to normal and he is fine again, for another 3 weeks, when it happens again …
Ectopic beats and a fast heartbeat sensation
Q: I have a history of anxiety and at present, I am being treated for an overactive thyroid. During that time, I was suffering from ectopic beats and in some instances, palpitations.
Should everybody use a statin to prevent heart disease and stroke?
Q: I have heard that older men and women should take statins to prevent heart disease, even if their cholesterol is normal. Please advice, thanks.
A cautionary tale for transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Aortic Regurgitation (AR) is rare complication following surgical aortic valve replacement (AVR). Contrary to AVR, AR is common following transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). In the picture, the blue arrow represents normal flow, yellow regurgitation (leakage). TAVI was developed as an alternative therapy for patients who no longer are candidates for traditional aortic valve replacement or repair, procedures that …
A poor heart function and congestive heart failure
Q: My husband is 62 and has Congestive Heart Failure. He recently had an echocardiogram which showed his heart at 25%. We were told that this was serious and that he should see his cardiologist ASAP. We have an appointment tomorrow, but I would like to know what is normal procedure as far as tests etc. for a person who …
I have a hard thumping heartbeat and become lightheaded
Q: I have a hard thumping heartbeat several times per day. I have to take a deep breath immediately after. I feel a little lightheaded especially if I am lying down. Should I worry for dismiss it?
Complications after open heart surgery
Q: ON FEB 3, 2011 I HAD OPEN HEART SURGERY FOR A SINUS VENOUS ASD REPAIR, I HAD A VERY DIFFICULT HOSPITAL STAY AND RECOVERY WHERE I’M STILL OUT ON DISABLITY.
I am worried about my mitral valve prolapse and palpitations
Q: I am 31 years old , I was diagnosed with mitral valve prolapse when I was 17 and for many years I have had a heart sensation as an arrhythmia, extrasystole, when I feel that my heart kind of pause, like a punch inside and then it compensates and goes faster a little after. Before I was having this …
Is trivial valve leakage dangerous?
QUESTION: A recent echo showed that I have a trivial mitral and tricuspid valve regurgitation. I was wondering if this is something that can be temporary. Also I have. Read that the echo’s are so sensitive that the leaks may not even be there. I was hoping you could provide me with you expert opinion on the issue. Thanks. ANSWER: …