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Confused

Hello, I've just found you today. I saw my GP this morning who informed me of r...

1st degree heart block

I`m wondering if anything can be done about extra systoles which I have had on &...

Under-treated Heart Condition that Causes a 500 Percent Increase in the Risk of Stroke Unites Medical and Patient Communities.

In a global call to action, 77 patient organisations and medical societies from ...

Blood Pressure remains at 200 and 130

Hi My blood pressure remains at 200 and 130 and some time even 140. I do not fe...

WHY DO I FEEL TIRED AND DRAINED AFTER COMING OFF STATINS

Been off statins for about 8 weeks now and started to feel better, All muscular ...

Is it too soon to get excited?

Hi, well at last, after all these years, I am tolerating a statin. I honestly fe...

Drugs advice for Type III Hyperlipoproteinaemia.

I have recently been diagnosed with the above after genetic testing (I am 51 yea...

A Woman with High Cholesterol

I have just come across this blog http://www.docsopinion.com/2012/07/13/a-woman...

I recently had an angiogram done and they found no clogged arteries, however I am still having bad chest pains and they come on at any time.

Is it because I havent been on my blood pressure pills or what is cause this?

are there any alternatives to statins

I`ve been taking Simvastatin for about 6 weeks, but I had to stop because they w...

I've had chest pain which goes into my shoulder on a couple of occasions.. the pain takes my breath and i can't move for a few minutes..

I've had ECG at my GP's practise this didn't show any concerns.. just scared whe...

start of Pravastatin 10mg - not good!

After a fantastic and relaxing holiday, I thought I would bite the bullet and go...

if ur blood pressure goes to 229 129,could that cause u to have an heart attack

Zoe Harcombe comments about FH

http://www.zoeharcombe.com/2012/06/why-hasnt-my-healthy-diet-cut-my-cholesterol/...

How did you get referred to a lipid clinic?

I'm breaking in a new GP ;-) and he definitely won't refer before my notes arriv...

Treatment for FH in Sweden

There has been an interesting conversation on the Facebook FH group site about d...

Exercise Treadmill Test

When I went for my last lipid assessment, I was advised to take the ETT which I ...

Lipid Clinic Appointment

Had my most disappointing lipid clinic appointment in 16 years of attending. Saw...

Where is the patient section of the new HEART UK website?

There's a section for general info, a section for health professionals, a sectio...

Age or genes?

I asked a question last week about high cholesterol, & I`m still quite in the da...

im on 80 mg atorvastatin after angioplasty..my side affects include nausea.muscle cramps ,really dry skin and flaky scalp.any suggestions

I was diagnosed with hypercholesrolemia 2 years ago, & I don`t understand why my cholesterol has risen after being low-normal all my life.

I`m 59 years old, & have never had any problems before, but now my gp has put me...

Drug Trials

I don't know if anyone else has been listening to the debate about Glaxo Smith K...

I had a heart attack in February of this year, I had a stent put in but I am still experiencing tiredness and chest pain.

Could there be another blockage? Im 51 and Ive had 3 heart attacks. I feel li...

Can anyone offer advice about heart attacks?

My partner is 24 and following a suspected stroke a year ago has been experienci...

hi, i am 45 had abypass at 40 and a stroke in jan, i hate hospitals and try not to go in if i can, i have been having pains in the left hand

side of my chest now for aday and am very tired, and have now gone a bit short o...

I am over 50 having heart disease with a below income usually I recd. exemption on prescription but not receiving now what to do