My dad and daughter had dilated cardiac myopathy I have left ventriclar impairment, I have started getting new symptoms, I have been getting chest pain on exercise - obviously angina, I have started sweating profusely when doing jobs, just like my dad, I get skipped beats, and I have a loud heart murmur, and also I sometimes look rather pale (not anaemic) should I see my cardiologist sooner than due which is a few months yet, should I mention it to my gp.
My husband has been having a chronic right foot swelling for months. His doctor told him he needs to wear compression stockings and told him (without even doing any tests) it was his veins in the leg causing it. I'm worried it may be heart failure. Can heart failure cause only 1 foot to swell?
Hi,I had a major heart attack(and stent put in) 6 months ago. An echo(non-3D/non-contrast) was done 2 wks after the heart attack with an LVEF of 40. Another echo(non-3D/non-contrast) was done 2 months ago showing LVEF of 45. I thought it was great with the improvement shown.Then I switched hospital and the new doctor ordered an MRI(with contrast) last month that showed an LVEF of only...