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... Wow you sound like you know what your talking about LOL I just smile and nod at the doctor because i don't have a clue. I did take a friend with me though that has been through alot of this with her dad. Anyway... I am only on 25 mgs hydrochlorothiazide? Thats what my water pill bottle says. Then theres the 12.5 included in the Benicar pill. He already upped my Benicar... (12 replies)
... Your severely enlarged heart is a most serious matter, and it MAY signify heart failure. A lot of your symptoms will come from edema and it seems that 12.5 mg. HCTZ is really NOT enough to relieve it. I would think something like 50 mg. ... (12 replies)
... They said I was at stroke levels. anyway I went to the emergency room about 6 times, thought I was having a heart attack. They ran EKG said no heart attack that I was having anxiety attacks. Went to the doctor and he gave me Lexapro and BP medication.. atenolol and Benicar with a water pill in it. ... (12 replies)

... he won't answer your questions, get another doctor. As for natural medicine, it will not cure the hole in the heart, surgery has to be done for that. The enlarged heart will not go away by itself, transplant is the only cure. Now for high blood pressure, no more salt. Get a healthy diet of fruits and vegitables. ... (3 replies)
... ave to burp, but not able to. He set me up for an EKG. The results came back abnormal and he said that by looking at the results, he thinks I may have a slightly enlarged heart. I am shocked by this. My last EKG in Dec of 2010 came out completely normal. Is it possible that these results may be false? ... (0 replies)
... XRAYs usually are not considered as the most reliable source of determining an enlarged heart. ... (2 replies)
... He ran a bunch of tests and most of them came back ok except he said i was anemic, he said kidneys were good but he wanted to check if maybe my heart was enlarged, he didnt say why and my whining 3 year old made it hard to ask many questions. ... (1 replies)
Enlarged Heart
Jan 17, 2008
... a chest exray taken because of a chest cold showed that I had an enlarged heart, when having a echocardiogram the test resualts where normal does this mean that there could still be an enlarged heart? ... (1 replies)
... Sorry I didn't see your last post til now. That 20 BNP is WONDERFUL and it really indicatews that you are not in heart failure. ... (12 replies)
... They told me when I was about 24 that I had an enlarged muscle that was probably inherited. But then I lost a lot of weight and it seemed to improve. I'm not sure yet what this is that I'm having now. ... (2 replies)
... Meds to lower blood pressure, etc. reduces the stress to the heart and aids a reversal. ... (2 replies)
... I was recently told i have that the left side of my heart is severly enlarged. ... (2 replies)
... I got the blood test back. The doctor said I was not in heart failure at this point. He said my BNP I think was what the test was for..... was 20 which he said was good. ... (12 replies)
... as the chamber size is reduced as well as a thickening of the heart wall that affects contractions. ... (12 replies)
... ry serious. the enlargement is on the INSIDE of the left ventricle and what happens is if it keeps growing the thickness starts to constrict the veins around the heart and can cause what I am enduring is a almost constant and alot of the time very painful chest pain. I was good for a long time. ... (12 replies)
... uld touch it it would hurt to the touch. I am feeling this on the left side like at the top and maybe right behind my breast. I was under the idea that if your heart really hurt it would hurt more in the center of your chest. I have a lot of actual pain in my shoulder but it doesn't like radiate down my arm or anything. ... (12 replies)
... ny blockage. I thought they could tell that from the ekg or the blood test that they ran. They have been telling me for a year that there is no blockage and my heart is fine except for this enlarged muscle. Blocking of arteries did not cause the muscle to enlarge.... it has always been slightly enlarged.... ... (12 replies)
... It appears there may be LV contraction impairment. The blood test will include a test for troponin I level and if high could indicate a heart injury. ... (12 replies)
... Does she have the usual symptoms of CHF like enlarged heart, edema in feet, etc? ... (5 replies)
... Does she have the usual symptoms of CHF like enlarged heart, edema in feet, etc? ... (5 replies)


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