Can we develop a useful formula for calculating what is an acceptable heart rate for an individual in AF? (when to seek medical attention)?
I was fed the baloney about AF not killing you until I believed it. As above mentioned commented, AF is a chronic condition not an acute one ...
Constant AF and not good ablation candidate
I am a 62-year-old female and new to my diagnosis of AF and heart failure which was devastating when I first heard those words -- now I am tr...
Removing oxygen in Respiratory Failure
I really really don’t want her to struggle to breathe if the oxygen is removed, she is so strong, she has came through so much and although s...
AF won't kill you
I have read this many times in this forum. And find it reassuring....
New member, please be gentle with me.
Hello everyone, my name is Ian, I was diagnosed with Type 2 Respiratory Failure in April this year. I am on continuous flow oxygen on setting...
Stop NOACS for surgery??
I am scheduled for carpal tunnel surgery. Was told to stop apixaban 5 days before and 2 days after!...
Is my heart going to stop beating, will I drop dead?
I am a newbie to heart trouble, am I right to feel concerned about AF....
Been diagnosed with heart failure and Bigeminy thru chemo. So far have been given bidoprolol and am due to get diuretic from HF nurses on Wed...
Lost in the world of Vasculitis
I’m a newbie on here and to be honest to the whole world of Vasculitis. My dad has diagnosed with Vasculitis back in October when he was admi...
A couple of months ago I wrote on here about being put on Entresto, a newish drug for heart failure. This is only prescribed for patients who...
Is it more in the DNA than we think?
This is a question for the experts but even they need some data to go on so here is my point: Reading the forum highlights a wide variation i...
Three stents fitted. No energy.
Had 3 stents in february but havr never felt any better. Had heart attack year before and apart from the unstable angina, i felt better befor...
Statins and sharp pains
Hi I’m new here. I’m on my 3rd statin ( Rosuvastatin ) having had Atorvastatin and then Pravastatin and seem to be suffering from random pain...
well just got home from a stay in hospital 4 days they said i had Respiratory failure and that i am not getting rid of carbon dioxide also th...
Diuretics not working anymore
carvedidol has been doubled to try and rate control me so hopefully will sort the rogue AFs......
Nearly died after ablation - Anyone had same problem?
Hello, I had my ablation 1 week ago - at Barts under a trial; long day with 1 hour MRI followed by 6.30hr under full anasthetic. The discharg...
Diagnosis and possible discharge
A positive aspect was that I got to see my consultant who is behind with appointments through no fault of her own, and get up to date with my...
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Diagnosis...
I have been treated for COPD for about 8 years. Over the past few years my diagnoses are changing and went from chronic bronchitis to COPD, t...
Stem cells ?
I have copd and have very little knowledge of this horrible desiese !...
feeling confused right now
Hi my name is Chris and i am 40 years old, I used to smoke a lot, but vape now. I had asthma as a child but it was so mild i never used an in...
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