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Long Term Recovery From Heart Attack
Feel encouraged!: Depends on the size of your heart attack, how fast you received treatment and how compliant you are with medications and following a healthy life style. Feel encouraged, you can do things to positively improve your health. Talk to your doctor about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was told have overactive thyroid is it possible this has been a long term condition which has shown as a heart attack in 2011?
My husband has been taking ppi's daily for the last 10+years for severe gerd.I am concerned about long term use. Can it increase risk of heart attack?
Not clear: A recent study suggested a possible relationship (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26061035) but this risk was estimated about 1.16 times. More data is needed to establish a true cause-effect relationship. However, I advise my patients who have a strong family history or personal history of heart disease or risk factors for heart disease to look at alternatives including diet/lifestyle changes. ...Read more
I want to stop taking Celebrex 200mg for my arthritis pain because of the long term side effects, heart attack & stroke. I've been on it over 5 years?
NSAIDs: As rheumatologists, we now, educate patient said NSAIDs such as Celebrex should be taken as needed. I routinely recommend topical NSAID treatments as well as other pain medicines which are not opioids. I recommend being seen by a rheumatologist for more detail and specific therapy in your case. ...Read more
Concerned about my outlook. Ef of 15 in march, now 50. No heart attack, cath clear. Is this improvement positive and a good sign for recovery?
I am 72 years old and had a heart attack in the recovery room six years ago after surgery. Am I now considered high risk for any further surgery?
Friend had a massive heart attack- no cpr for at least a few minutes- has kidney problems and infection- getting a trachea- survival? Full recovery?
Knowing meth, cocaine, heroine ect are a danger to the heart.. Is it possible to get a heart attack, stroke, or infarct later during recovery? If so, why
Yes: If you injected the drug under unsanitary conditions and bacteria settled on your heart valves and colonized there you could send septic emboli to different parts of your body, especially your brain. Archneur.Jamanetwork.Com/article.Aspx?Articleid=1151759 multiple septic brain emboli in infectious endocarditis. ... Cardiac ultrasonography showed mitral valve vegetations consistent with infective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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