I was diagnosed with mitral stenosis and have went for balloon valvotomy. However, I am still experiencing heart palpitations four months after the procedure. Is this normal post-surgery?
My father had stent surgery roughly 10 years ago. Recently, he started experiencing chest pain again. Considering he is now 71 years old, would undergoing another stent placement be safe for him?
I have been monitoring my cholesterol level for the past three weeks. Although I take medication, the level does not improve. I am worried because there is a history of heart failure in my family. My father has it. I am 50 years old. What should I do?
There are a lot of stories about people who do not drink or smoke suddenly dropping dead when running a marathon. Why does this happen? I am 45 years old and have been jogging intensively since the lockdown started. There is no history of heart disease in my family. I'm still worried though.
After having stent implant surgery, my father said his heart beats louder. This worries him because he feels weaker than before. Is this a normal development of the surgery?
Sometimes when I feel tired, I can feel my heart skip a beat. This is usually followed by a feeling of something shifting in my heart. I am a 50 year old male. Should I give my heart a check?
My husband had a pacemaker implanted in his heart two years ago. Lately he has been complaining about pain in his head and being dizzy. We are thinking about an MRI, but we heard that you can’t do one if you have a pacemaker. Is this true? What can we do about this?
My brother is 56 years old. He has heart valve regurgitation. He had heart surgery to fix it five years ago. This year, his symptoms came back. He is now quite depressed and doesn’t want to undergo another surgery because he believes the condition will just recur again. Would there be any chance for recurrence if he undergoes surgery again? Is heart valve replacement a permanent solution?