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Heart UK upgrade

How is this an upgrade, it appears more like a 'downgrade' to me.

Ban the misleading term pre-diabetes?

Health Comment: The war on diabetes needs facts, not scaremongering By PROFESSO...

Which is Better? Last June 2013, on the sound advice of a cardioligist at the Costa del Hostpital,nr Marbella.I had 3 stents put in.

I had severe blockage in 3 arteries. It was sucessful and to date i feel OK. Why...

can anxiety ,stress cause irregular heart beat ?

I was talking with my docter when I took my bp readings in and I told him about ...

blood pressure readings high and low ? anxiety?

hey guys just figured I will fill ya in in my bp readings so here they are (day ...

Ever since having 2 stents inserted in 2008 I have suffered low blood pressure episodes where I regularly feel faint. Should I be concerned?

3 months after stents inserted they closed and I suffered a heart attack, tropon...

AF

I had a recent admission with AF and following stabilization i was discharged on...

how do i measure my bp using a digital home monter

hey guys i am 23 year old male with massive anxiety ,and i am wondering how to g...

How close is your doctors surgery to closure ?

Just how close is your doctors surgery to closure? Not something I had considere...

Dr. Attia

Here's a thoughtful piece presented by a doctor and surgeon which addresses, amo...

Statins

Dr. Briffa's latest post includes the protest against the expansion of statin pr...

statins V rapeseed oil

Rapeseed oil better for heart than statins ? Hope so going by a study in Toronto...

Thyroid e petition request

Hello, I hope you don't mind me posting this on your forum (I can delete if n...

Remember when doctors used to advise against eating high-cholesterol foods?

Now they say eat more fish, which has more cholesterol than most foods, includin...

Regarding the HPV vaccine. Have any parents noticed change in child's health since being given this vaccine. My daughter has not been real

Well since having it but when i queried the doctor i was given the brush off ev...

It would seem that nothing changes where diet is concerned.

This little ditty apparently featured in a cookbook in Carolina many moons ago. ...

Is Life Better With Butter?

‘Eat Butter’ proclaims Time magazine this week. Below this directive sits a volu...

How can this happen? Men and women are obviously physically different, but until recently no one realised this difference affects cardiac ..

The women dying from heart attacks because tests to spot them work best on men. ...

Statins

I am 71 years of age and 2 years ago my GP persuaded me to start taking statins ...

Volte-face

With apologies to the unconvinced, I feel a 'told you so' coming on......

Listening to Sky news this morning, it says Doctors are being told not to prescribe Asprin to heart patients as it is not helping them in

preventing Strokes. Has anyone heard about this? or is it just propaganda.

Cholesterol Controlled for Good by Gene Therapy in Mice

Not sure what I think of this but thought it was worth posting. Cholesterol Cont...

Should I be worried with the latest blood test on BG and Cholesterol? Four years on still struggling after life style change and gym!!.

Latest blood test results. HbA1C 53 Total cholesterol 5.9 LDL ...

Statin medication, health or money? An interesting article in today's copy of the mail

Concerns have been raised that eight of the 12-strong panel recommending widespr...

My husband had a heart attack in January this year - he had 5 bypasses 20 years ago - he was sleeping ok before with mild sleeping tablets>

now with these tablets he has chronic insomnia. We live in France and am at a lo...

I have been taking atorvastatin 80mg daily for 2 months since I had an admission for AF since taking this my long standing back ache has got

worse, has this got any thing to do with the atorvastatin,also on sotalol 80mg t...

UCLP

just a word of warning about following the Heart UK UCLP. Soya does not suit eve...

How long does it take 4 pains to wear of after stopping statins?

Been taking simvostatin. For 2 years with difficulty sleeping. Changed 2 atorvas...

Clinical trials?

Looking for members views on clinical trials, advantages or disadvantages?

Diastolic dysfunction grade 1

Can anyone help I have diastolic dysfunction grade 1, ectopics, pvcs, top and bo...