I have been on Atorvastatin once daily for 8 months. I am on a " diet " that excludes animal products, i.e. " bad " cholesterol containing fo...
Aortic valve replacement
Hi there I have been reading all the AVR posts and thought I would share mine. Like a lot of forum members I was completely unaware of my con...
Tingling Sensation in hands and arms
Ever since I had 2 stents fitted last October I have experienced what I can best describe as a tingling sensation in both my hands and arms, ...
When will atorvastatin side effects subside?
I was taking Atorvastatin 40 mg every other day for about 1.5 years. My TC and LDL cholesterol was still high, so my GP said to take it every...
Characteristics of unstable angina?
Hi all, Does anyone know whether burning chest and abdomen pain with some tightness sounds like angina? I get this everyday since stents were...
Stains & liver function
I have been on 80 mg of atorvastatin for nearly 7 weeks following a HA. My GP rang this morning to say blood test shows a significant problem...
Assistance for a stent patient in denial
Help! My husband had a stent fitted in Nov 2017 after low energy & breathlessness....
Stress echo EF
Is the EF from a stress echo ( at rest not exercising ) the same as the EF from a regular echo? Is it as accurate as a regular echo for heart...
New here, post stent x 2...and still working out the kinks..apologies a long story!
As like many here I thought I was fit and healthy with normal blood pressure and cholesterol.... but both my brother and father had heart att...
I hope the nightmare is now over
As well as the heart attack in AUgust and two further blockages for which I had a pressure angiogram last Friday, I also have very severe abd...
Is Gabapentin making my teeth yellow?
Hi folks, I have a chronic back problem and for that I take Gabapentin 500mg x 4 daily and Co-codamol 30/500 x 4 daily. I also take Omeprazol...
24 Hour Holter Tape
I have just received the report from my cardiologist regarding my 24 hour Holter tape and all looks very reassuring. Normal sinus rhythm,aver...
Medication side effects
Hi there, sorry to touch on a rather sensitive subject but as you all know. all medication can carry side effects some mild, some strong and ...
Hello. I had a doppler test done an there's something wrong with my left leg....
Atorvastatin 20mg bad reaction !
went to the doctors around 5 times complaining that I thought the statins were causing this,I was asked to continue taking them......
Breathless, painful joints, no energy
After a heart attack and 2 stents I was given loads of tablets but apart from problems with Atorvastatin ( now changed to simvastatin ) and b...
Anybody got and suggestions on a good vitamin C supplement I've read that vitamin C crystal powder is the best And you can make a good drink ...
ED (erectile dysfunction)
One of the most common problems with long term TYPE 1 insulin dependant diabetes is ED and I’m not embarrassed to say I suffer with this and ...
Following recent cabg surgery I had further problems and a stent was put into one of the grafts 2 weeks ago. I continue to have chest pain so...
Bisoprolol and bilirubin
Does anyone know if there is any relationship, preferably medically documented, between use of bisoprolol and raised bilirubin? In May 2018, ...
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