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Why is my mother's blood pressure high in the mornings?

My mom has high blood pressure, particularly in the mornings. Is there any reason for this?

How soon before my heart surgery should I stop smoking?

I have been a smoker for the last 15 years. I am due for an open heart surgery. I know I need to stop smoking. . . how soon before my operation is advised?

What are the symptoms of a weak heart?

Are there any signs and symptoms that could indicate that my heart is becoming weak?

Are there any supplements recommended after bypass surgery?

My mom recently had bypass surgery. She is still feeling weak. Are there any supplements that she should be taking? Or any specific modifications to her diet?

Why does my health tracker show increased heart rate?

My health tracker has noticed a spike in my heart rate. It settles on its own usually, but it's pretty concerning. What could be the reason for this?

If my anesthesia is delivered in the back, can its traces mix in the spinal fluid?

If I am being given anesthesia for my C-section, is there a chance that the medication would leave traces in my spinal fluid?

What are the risks of high blood pressure in the sixth month of pregnancy?

My wife is six months pregnant. However, her blood pressure is quite high. What are the possible risks in her pregnancy?

How are blood clots in the veins diagnosed?

I have a family history of blood clots, and I recently read about a condition called deep vein thrombosis after researching possible causes of blood clotting in the body. How...

I have been diagnosed with Raynaud's disease. Can it be treated with surgery?

I have recently been diagnosed with Raynaud's disease. Can a vascular surgery help me treat this condition?

What could be the side effects of a pacemaker?

The doctor has recommended a pacemaker for my father. I would like to know what the possible side effects are of having a pacemaker in the body?

My ECG shows sinus arrhythmia and T wave abnormality (V4, V5, V6), should I be worried?

I recently underwent an ECG test for employment which showed sinus arrhythmia and T wave abnormality (V4,V5,V6). I am a very active person and this result has me worried. What...

What is a right bundle branch block? Is it something serious?

My recent ECG report indicated that I have a right bundle branch block. The doctor didn't tell me much about it. What is it supposed to be? Is it something serious that requires...

What are the signs of identifying a problem with the heart?

My friend's son was all of a sudden diagnosed with a hole in the heart. What are the signs to identify these problems so early in life?

How do some people get spider veins?

I recently read a report about a health condition called spider veins. What causes this condition and what is the course of treatment? I'm very curious about it.

I sometimes have a sharp pain at night in my calf muscles. Could it be something serious?

I sometimes experience a sharp and a shooting pain at night in my calf muscles. I believe that it could be in a vein since one of them is protruding slightly. Could it be something...

After a bypass, how many times should you go for a cardiac checkup?

My mother underwent a bypass surgery 2 years ago. After the surgery followup she has not gone to any cardiac check ups. Ideally how many times should someone undergo a cardiac...

Is a hypertension patient more prone to cardiac arrests?

I am a hypertension patient with high BP. Does this put me at a high risk of cardiac arrests even when I take my medications properly?

Can excessive running on the treadmill cause a strain to my heart?

I pant a lot after running on the treadmill and I am worried if this could strain my heart. Are my worries wrong? What are the symptoms to watch out for?

I do not eat oily food at all and do yoga everyday. I still have a block in my heart. Why?

I have lived a very simple life without basic food and no extra oils. I also practice yoga everyday. However, recently I have been diagnosed with 2 blockages in my heart. Why?...

Can PAD be treated with a surgery?

My mother has been diagnosed with peripheral artery disease, but the doctor says there is no cure for it. Can surgery treat this condition?

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