If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ in HCMA Announcements. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Your Participation in this message board is strictly voluntary. Information and comments on the message board do not necessarily reflect the feelings, opinions, or positions of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association. At no time should participants to this board substitute information within for individual medical advice. The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association shall not be liable for any information provided herein. All participants in this board should conduct themselves in a professional and respectful manner. Failure to do so will result in suspension or termination. The moderators of the message board working with the HCMA will be responsible for notifying participants if they have violated the rules of conduct for the board. Moderators or HCMA staff may edit any post to ensure it conforms with the rules of the board or may delete it. This community is welcoming to all those with HCM we ask that you remember each user comes to the board with information and a point of view that may differ from that which you hold, respect is critical, please post respectfully. Thank you

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

A Better Day! Thanks so much HCMA

Collapse

About the Author

Collapse

kathyn2 Find out more about kathyn2
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • A Better Day! Thanks so much HCMA

    I don't know what I would do without this organization! I would not have known about the nitro being bad without this list. I am sure there are so much more to learn from this group. I saw my regular cardiologist today and he is so wonderful. He is the only one I have found around here that seems to know didly about this disease. He knew the nitro was bad. He shook his head about the doctors at the ER and the one I saw on duty that nite up in my room. I am so glad I came home rather than get tortured over there with any other dangerous things.

    My doctor is very glad I am going to see Dr. Shah. He knows of him and thinks he is excellent and is thrilled that I am going to get an evaluation by him. None of the normal medicines etc have worked for me here. They make me feel worse and more symptomatic than better. I saw a message from another lady here on the forum saying she liked her cardiologist and didn't want to see a specialist at this time. I highly recommend that she see the specialist. Even tho our doctors may have knowledge of this disease, they just don't know the ins and outs. I think a good one, like mine, is happy to see you get an evaluation from a specialist and is not feeling bad or put down because you seek more answers than they can give you. I thank God for my cardiologist because he doesn't have such a big ego that he minds that I am seeing Dr. Shah and I also thank God that he appears to have quite a bit of knowledge about my hocm too. Too bad they couldn't get him on the phone when I was in the ER!

  • #2
    Dear Kathy,

    I'm so glad you had a better day today. I know you'll really like Dr Shah. Take it easy until Wed....

    Reenie
    Reenie

    ****************
    Husband has HCM.
    3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.

    Comment


    • #3
      Kathy, So many of the doctors welcome the opportunity to learn that they are doing what's best. They are also ready to learn anything more that may help them to help other patients in the future. Be sure to ask Dr. Shah specifically about Nitro for you. Occaisionally, we read posts from people who do take Nitro with HCM, as it does benefit them, in their own particular situation. Then you will know for sure about YOU. Linda

      Comment

      Today's Birthdays

      Collapse

      Working...
      X