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What Test Can I Do Myself To Check If I Have Heart Failure
A long list: There is a long list of tests that could be done to assess the risk of heart disease, e.g., fasting blood lipids, c-reactive protein, thyroid function tests, bnp, troponin etc. It would be prudent to discuss the issue with your doctor for choice of tests based on your history, physical findings and findings of initial tests. ...Read more
Heart failure is a complex set of conditions in which the heart "fails" to pump a normal amount of blood with each beat. This can be due to poor squeezing function (systolic heart failure) and/or a stiff heart incapable of filling normally (diastolic heart failure). Common symptoms include swelling and trouble breathing, particularly when ...Read more
Something specific ?: You get more from this site if you provide background info on an issue & ask a related question. There are a variety of tests for lung function or appearance, ranging from simple blood tests, breathing tests, x-rays or biopsies. If you have a specific lung problem/disease in mind you are welcome to start over. Your posts are not linked & go to the site at random. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do if my doctor says I have borderline pulmonary hypertension. What can I do to avoid getting it?
I have a leaky heart valve, they say my heart is to weak to do surgery. So I have been taking meds. Do i need to watch what i do. ?
What to do if I have low chance. I really wish I do. can I do pregnancy test as early as now, using the stick to know if I am?
What to do if I have congenital heart disease, diagnosed when I was a baby now im16 I want to know what will happen?
Hard to say: CHD encompasess a number of disorders with a varied impact on the individual.Some self correct and never result in an adult problem, while others mar require a heart transplant for survival.If you do not provide enough background data to the site, answers must remain non-specific. ...Read more
Different symptoms: An arrhythmia feels like skipped beats, racing heart, or irregular beat. Checking your pulse can suggest whether its' irregular, if you don't notice the sensations in your chest. The chest pain from, what most people call, heart disease, usually lasts longer than the fleeting pain of a heart palpitation. An arrhythmia is an electrical problem. See primary physician either way, to check-up. ...Read more
Certainly: Unfortunately donor pool will be much smaller than if you were rh +ve.Any chance there is relative with o-ve blood type who might donate. Another option can be arranged via some organ banks, whereby a potential donor with non matching blood type or tissue match can be matched to third party who also has a non-matching donor, but their donor matches you & your donor matches them. ...Read more
See a doctor: You should see a reproductive endocrinologist for diagnosis and treatment. Pcos or polycystic ovarian syndrome is the most common cause for irregular periods in women other than pregnancy, affecting up to 10% of women. Maintenance of a healthy weight, diet and exercise are critical to combatting many of the health risks associated with pcos, in addition to standard hormonal therapies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RVH/RBBB: If you have RVH it is possible you could have a condition which causes you disability. It is also possible that you don't. You need to be evaluated by a physician to determine eligibility for disability. ...Read more
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