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  • 10 hours ago
    have you looked to alternative solutions? This is taken from "Invisible Minerals" This is a quote from Dr. Carolyn Dean's ebook "Invisible Minerals". The great thing about magnesium is that it comes with no side effects. [b]Magnesium is a ...
  • 11 hours ago
    Had first 6 years ago due to heavy cannibus misuse.3 stents fitted then.this January had two heart attacks three day period 2 stents fitted then then in march had another then another 3 stents fitted god I am a lucky man
  • 11 hours ago
    Thank you so much for information . I will let you know when and if I have it done. Thank you again, Ritan
  • 13 hours ago
    I was told by my cardiologist that if my arteries were clear no statins would be necessary, no more treatment, nothing. But if they showed even a little furring up I would definitely have to go on to statins. I'm relocating in two weeks so now I ...
  • 15 hours ago
    It sounds as if your was doing OK except for that fruit. Fruit is so high in sugar, it is crazy why the NHS continually recommend it as they do. Today's fruits are becoming ever sweeter and no longer seasonal. That professor only gave me ...
  • 15 hours ago
    The high uric acid levels may be confirming that your blood glucose control has not been attained http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1831527/ The fructose in your fruit for instance may be contributing to your insulin resistance. How much...
  • 16 hours ago
    Sounds familiar - I had an angiogram. After congratulating me on the clear state of my arteries, my cardiologist wrote to my GP asking her to put me on 40mg of statin per day. On challenging this, she (my GP) reduced the dosage to 10mg/day. ...
  • 17 hours ago
    Hello, Thank you, have an appointment with GP on Friday, need to discuss testing for magnesium, calcium and chloride as potassium and sodium have been tested. I have been eating a lot of frozen berries, fruits, butter, cheese, cauliflower, omega 3...
  • 17 hours ago
    Bala, my husband had dreadful gouty like symptoms and showed relatively high urik acid levels. It was a professor doing an exercise study that suggested to me the cause of the gouty like symptoms was to do with electrolyte problems. That led me ...
  • 18 hours ago
    The food I have been having to reduce blood sugar level and cholesterol has now given me high uric acid! I am not sure where to go, give up all and go for medication to control blood sugar, cholesterol and uric acid. Any offer of help to control ...
  • 19 hours ago
    You could, like me, be experiencing adrenaline rushes or suffering from adrenal fatigue. This can happen after an extended period of stress. Last year I got married and my son left home within a space of a month. The stress was awful and it has ...
  • 20 hours ago
    I don't think I can run -- my back/legs are so arthritic and soooo painful when I alter position even-- but yes walking is a good idea to start with. Thank you for that
  • 20 hours ago
    thank you but I'm no longer as stressed. I just wanted to know WHY bp and pulse go up due to not exercising
  • 20 hours ago
    Hello sarah1942, as you say you have been under stress for some months and your body is reacting to all of that. Also, your diet has gone out of the window and your exercise regime is non existent. Now is the time to redress the balance but ...
  • 20 hours ago
    Anxiety = adrenaline = raised heart rate & raised BP. I have been dealing with anxiety as well as heart disease. My average resting pulse is 63 (unmedicated), if I am anxious it is higher, or worst of all having the occasional full on adrenaline ...
  • a day ago
    no, when I used to sit quietly or go to different appointments my pulse was always 60bpm. I walked a lot every day and did far more exercise and watched what I ate. These days its faster. And my BP is up. It's all gradually got worse since I've ...
  • a day ago
    Oh........so why am I having the condition of my arteries shown via the donut then?? Surely a scan like that is just as good as a nuclear test with dye? Maybe even less intrusive
  • a day ago
    HI, Did you measure your pulse electronically
  • a day ago
    Hello, Is you GP suggesting for you to go on statin? I am afraid there is no one answer. Our body is different in many ways and each medicine react in different ways therefore you need to try one and experiment statin. If you are lucky the first ...
  • a day ago
    Hello, I learned something today! What Is a Nuclear Heart Scan? A nuclear heart scan is a test that provides important information about the health of your heart. For this test, a safe, radioactive substance called a tracer is injected into your...

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