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Fresh low fat food: Heart healthy food is low salt and low in saturated fat. Kidney disease diets need to be low in phosphate, low salt and low in high acid (low ph) such as carbonated drinks. Advanced kidney disease diets are also low in potassium. Kidney diets can be obtained from a dietician or the website of the national kidney foundation. ...Read more
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My heart beat is regularly high , around 100 or above, around 88 when very calm and rested, any reasons y this may b
?Is it damaging 2 health or heart
I found some mold in my closet. I have been in the room about 15 mo, and was wondering if it has permanently damaged my health.Have heart/lungs issues?
Do you have lung doc: I would see your primary physician, who may refer you to a pulmonologist (lung doctor), allergist/immunologist (allergy doctor), and or an infectious disease specialist. You can consider purchasing a test kit to identify the type of mold, they're usually about $20 at most hardware stores. Once the results return, they should follow-up to send a mold specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Is it normal for my heart rate to drop while resting? 26, overweight, non-smoker, and no health issues. Heart is fine. Troponin I levels < 0.02. My heart rate will drop down to as low as 53 while resting. Shouod I be concerned?
Sounds fine: This varies a lot among people. If you do not have fainting or shortness of breath, be thankful for good health. I trust your EKG is okay ...Read more
Had BP reading of 115/105 after feeling dizzy. Do I need to be worried? I also suffer from health anxiety, heart in particular (SCD) so I needhelpasap
Health psychologist: Seek a specialist therapist for the anxiety. You'll learn how to make better judgements and how to manage the feelings. The 115 is fine - the 105 is high (might be an error) and the difference (PP) is fine. Also you are young and that's good re heart issues. No reason to be scared but check again and find a good therapist. ...Read more
Idk why but for some reason I step thinking I'm going to die of cardiac arrest it scares me I don't have any health or heart condition please tell I'm overthinking ??
Fear of Cardiac: Please have an evaluation by a physician. You could be missing something important. Without a medical cause, it sounds like you are experiencing anxiety related to your physical functioning. You may benefit from discussing this with a psychologist. Often relaxation training helps. Trying to get over this on your own may not work, and your anxiety might worsen. ...Read more