Hi. I have lupus and started having angina in November. Cath showed blockage to small to stent. Dr. Appt says lupus affects microvascular system. So may not know see how extensive the problem is even with cath. On meds since November that we have adjusted 3x. 2 ER visits, and one admission since November. Sitting here with angina right now despite meds. Does unstable angina ever become asymptomatic? This is really scaring me.
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...