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  • Toogoofy317
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    It seems like a lot of us are having these problems. All I can say is Ditto. I think I'm gonna give a call again to M. Maron and see what he suggests as well. I know I'm still a little weak from the surgery but I don't believe I should be this tired. And the Tachacardia is very annoying. I don't mind a few minutes but the hour stuff is old. Maybe it is just me. But the prednisone I was on didn't help matters either.

    Oh well, thought I would chime in with everyone else on this matter because it is oh so familiar!

    Mary S.

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  • Lisa Salberg
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    It sounds like that call is in order - Dr. Gilligan will take a look at the entire picture and help you out.
    Please call him and let me know how you are doing.

    Best wishes,
    Lisa

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  • shirleymahoney
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    Lisa

    I started 3 weeks ago on the max dose of diltiazem, now i'm on 360 mg and they have increased my Spironlactone to 50mg and lasix daily now, i think i will talk to Dr. Gilligan about this mitral valve sugery this time, i'm also due for an Echo this time, it's been 8 months since my last one , i go back to see him on the 27th of this month, i just went upstairs to talk to my sister and got dizzy when i got up there, I'm so over this they are going to have to do something, i want a little bit of my life back anyway even if it's just a little I would be happy

    Take Care
    Shirley

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  • Lisa Salberg
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    Shirley,
    All is well here, I am sorry to hear that you are not feeling so great. Have you attempted any medication changes lately?

    Lisa

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  • shirleymahoney
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    Lisa

    Just a quick little note to say i hope you are doing well these days, I hope the doctor does some thing with me soon, i have slept all day today and i still feel like i could go back to sleep and sleep the rest of the day, i was just up long enough to send some e-mails out again i hope everything is well with you and your family

    Take care
    Shirley

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  • shirleymahoney
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    Lisa

    Just a quick little note to say i hope you are doing well these days, I hope the doctor does some thing with me soon, i have slept all day today and i still feel like i could go back to sleep and sleep the rest of the day, i was just up long enough to send some e-mails out again i hope everything is well with and your family

    Take care
    Shirley

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  • Lisa Salberg
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    Sheryl -
    Please talk to your doctor about these symptoms, it may be nothing - or it may need some attention.
    Best wishes,
    Lisa

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  • sheryl
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    I am sorry to hear of your night issues and I hope they get better. I am having some night issues too. Last night when I laid down my heart started racing and I got short of breath. I decided to get up and sit in the recliner in hopes the change in position would help but my heart racing and shortness of breath lasted for about 2 hours. During my 'issue', I found it very difficult to talk. Afterward, I was exhaused and I am today. Any suggestions?

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  • swinand
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    FX, Eating later in the evening as well as eating a heavy meal gives me problems sleeping, . Not so much with breathing, but alot of general discomfort. I try not to eat much after 7:00 and eat a smaller dinner if I can. Hope this is all it is. Take care, Steve.

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  • Lisa Salberg
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    Are you calling me a 'NAG" re the water issue - well I think I resemble that remark

    I would talk to the doc first... unless you are feeling very poorly - in that case off to the ER with you.

    Let us know how your feeling.

    Lisa

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  • Reenie
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    Felix, are these symptoms worsened by big meals? Eating a lot at a time is hard on the system and lots of people report having trouble sleeping and feeling a sort of heaviness if they eat much at a time. Other than that I have no idea.

    Reenie

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  • felixdacat
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    Having Some Night Issues

    I have a call in for Dr. Maron, but while I'm waiting...
    The last 3 nights I've been very uncomfortable. No real pain, but its been hard to fall asleep.
    First there has been what I hope is just heartburn. I have not really been eating anything spicy. Very unusual for me to have heartburn.
    Breathing has been a bit more involved. Again, its not difficult to breathe, but I find that I'm breathing harder.
    I feel a little more comfortable if I lay with my head elevated. I also feel a bit more comfortable if I lay on my left side.
    When I toss and turn and then sit up, I get light headed.
    I do get some chest tightness, but not the same tightness than I usually get.
    During the day, I feel normal (or my version of normal), except for the heartburn.
    Yes, I'm drinking plenty of H2O (nag, nag, nag).
    Should I be heading to an ER or to HCM Hypochondriacs Anonymous?

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