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Can You Suggest Some Heart Exercises That I Can Do After Open Heart Surgery
Open intervention on the heart to correct congenital cardiac anomalies, repair replace heart valves, ascending aortic dissection repair, coronary bypass, heart transplant, surgical removal of heart tumors, ventricular assist devices, cox maze procedures to cure atrial fibrillation, repair of trauma to the heart. Repair of iatrogenic injuries to heart, heart-lung ...Read more
Do you know if I might need surgery to remove the thyroid cyst since it gives me trouble swallowing and fast heart rate?
See Endocrinologist: See an Endocrinologist before you see a surgeon. If you are hyperthyroid (explaining the fast heart rate), that needs to be treated, and not necessarily by surgery. How big is the cyst? If small, it may be of no concern, and the thyroid cyst may have nothing to do with your swallowing. ...Read more
What to do if I have mobitz II heart block? Can I still life normally without pacemaker? Can I exercise as usual (gym, yoga, swim)?
Just to be safe: The first question would be is there a reversible cause for the conduction defect? You are young and unfortunately there is a risk of progression of Mobitz II to complete heart block which can lead to serious problems and even death. Mobitz II is treated with a pacemaker for this reason. If you have no symptoms, a pacemaker would make normal exercise safer. Further evaluation is necessary. ...Read more
Will I be able to talk to the perfusionist before my open heart surgery. I have a lot of questions about cognitive problems from bypass machine.?
Possibly: Your surgeon should also be able to address these questions, as they are certainly well-versed in the complications related to bypass, and also what sort of bypass will be needed for your case. On the other hand, i'm certain most centers could easily arrange for you to spam with the perfusionist... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can happen if your heart starts to beat too quickly? I need to know if you can go into cardiac arrest or something like that. Are there any procedures/surgeries that could fix it?
After open heart surgery what are some challanges people usually face with a broken sternum? I just want to know what to expect
Limit use of arms: There is so much you do with your arms without thinking. You push off with hands on thighs to stand. You use arms to adjust yourself in chair or bed. All of this puts pressure on sternum. I limit patients to 10 lb 6 wks then 25 lb for another 6 weeks. And no pushing or pulling for 3 months. Coughing and sneezing can be uncomfortable also. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you please guide me to exercises i can do that don't involve my legs but will get my heart pumping?
No lifting: No heavy lifting for 6 weeks , rest of the activities you can pursue in moderation. ...Read more
Omega 3's: You should take omega 3's like fish oil. These fatty acids help in muscle recovery and decrease the Lactic Acid formation after stress from the workout. They are also very good as a natural antiimflammatory. Stay hydrated too during your workouts by drinking water before and during. www.moxuniversity.com is a good site to learn about some of the better quality options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens if you have heart surgery and they can't get your heart started again. The machine is doing it for you? What would they do next?
But I have open heart surgery already and i need to have a baby, they replace the mechanical valve with a mitral valve, and so i need to know if i can?
See a doctor: Pregnancy after heart surgery is possible, but can be risky depending on the operation and the patient. Bioprosthetic valves and valve repairs do not preclude the possibility of pregnancy. Mechanical valves are especially risky because of the risk of clotting and the risks to the baby related to the blood thinning medications. Consultation with a physician is important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper body: You can try working your upper body, for example a rowing machine can burn calories and you may not need to use your knee while it is recovering. Best wishes. ...Read more
Decreased lung capacity due to scoliosis. Not eligible for a brace or surgery. What can I do to help this? Run out of breath walking up stairs even.
Walking seems to irritate my hiatal hernia. What can I do to minimize that irritation. I want to walk for exercise or even out of necessity. But can't?
I have a pacemaker now. My heart doctors want to do another surgery. My heart is still going to fast are to slow. What other surgerys would they do.
Av node ablation: You might have atrial fibrillation with a rapid ventricular heart rate. The pacemaker can support your heart when it is slow but will not be helpful for a fast heart rate. In this case the doctor will go in and ablate or cut the atrial ventricular node and allow the pacemaker to pace your heart at a regular slower rate Alternately if is a flutter or paroxysmal atrial tachycardia then ablate ...Read more
CHF: Should you get CHF in your future you need to get a good doctor and work with them to treat your conditon ...Read more
Ask your eye surgeon: Your ophthalmologist will usually tell you what restrictions and how long you should avoid strenuous activities. Usually with lasik, there is very little restriction and only for a few days at most, but if you don't have that information from your doctor, call his office for his recommendation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have a heart disease and already had surgery is there any branch of military I can join or any loop holes?
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