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My dad is feeling breathless after his bypass. Could there be something serious?

My father is 78 years old and underwent a bypass surgery recently. He is feeling very breathless ever since the surgery. Could there be something serious?

My son had a heart transplant. What will recovery entail?

My son is 8 years old and he recently underwent a heart transplant. How long will it take him to resume life as a normal kid again? Are there any activities or things he will...

Can diabetes cause heart complications?

Can my high sugar levels lead to cardiac abnormalities and complications?

Is breathlessness a sign of a weak heart?

My mother is breathless when she wakes up in the mornings. Could this be a sign of a weak heart?

Thumping sound in my right ear

For the last few days, I have been hearing an odd sound in my right ear. The sound is pretty consistent throughout the day. It is a "thump, thump" sound, sort of like a heartbeat....

Can my body reject a pacemaker?

My cardiologist recently told me that I need a pacemaker to help regulate my heart. Are there chances that my body could reject the pacemaker?

Can an overactive thyroid increase risk of heart problems?

I have been diagnosed with an overactive thyroid. Will this increase my risks of a heart problem?

Can heart medicines cause headaches?

I underwent an angioplasty and am on Plavix. I am lately having a lot of headaches. Could it be due to the medication?

Are steroids okay for people at risk of heart disease?

My husband has inflammation and a respitory infection. The doctor says he is also at a high risk of heart disease. Would steroids be recommended for him? Is there a danger to...

Can I have paracetemol along with my heart medicines?

I am on heart medicines post my bypass surgery. Is it safe to have paracetamols along with these medicines?

What happens during an Electrophysiology test?

I have an arrhythmia and am going for an EP study. How will they know if I need medication, a defibrillator or pacemaker?

What are the early signs of heart disease?

I have a history of heart disease in my family. I would like to know what early signs of heart disease I can look out for?

What are the immediate steps to do for a heart attack?

What are the first few steps that one should take in case they or someone near them is having a heart attack?

What is the treatment for marfan syndrome?

My 2 year old nephew has been diagnosed with Marfan syndrome. Can this be treated?

Can excessive working out and taking supplements cause my heart to overwork?

If I excessively workout and consume supplements, will I overwork my heart?

What are the best foods to treat high blood pressure?

I have chronic high blood pressure. What are foods I can eat to reduce my blood pressure?

Does Ecosprin cause fatigue?

My mother is on tablet ecosprin AV 75 and feels very drowsy. Could it be due to the medication?

When is one advised stents for the heart?

When would I be advised to have a stent inserted in my heart? What is the procedure for this?

My father has been experiencing chest pain for the past few days. It's on or off. What could this be?

I know chest pain is serious and he refuses to go to the hospital because the pain is on and off. What could this really be? How can I convince him that this is really serious?...

Does MSG in food cause heart problems?

I recently came across an article that said MSG found in various foods can cause heart problems. Is this really true?

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