Heart Health Support Group

Whether you're trying to lower your blood pressure or recover from a heart attack, members from our heart health group understand what you're going through and can give you the support you need.



Recent Discussions

Re: Heart Skips a Beat Occasionally
yes i get them too but also when im just at home relaxing,sure i am stressed about alot of things but my mom said she has gotten them too so  do not know what to do becuase im not working much and dont have health insurance and im scared about it. it happ   Read more...
Posted by blonde21 on Mon Nov 17

pericarditis
last year (Sept 28 2008) I was diagnosed with pericarditis. I was in extreme pain and now I was told I have an enlarged heart. The Cardiologist says the pericarditis is cleared up but I still have alot of chest pain. Can anyone tell me if this is normal?    Read more...
Posted by Haultrucker on Tue Sep 22

Heart Health
I have recently been helping my mom recover from a heart attack. Dealing with her everyday care has been rough. I always feel like I should have known the warning signs to heart disease and ways to prevent heart attacks (signs symptoms, all that stuff) Th   Read more...
Posted by hp4248 on Tue Jun 23

heart disease
Hey I am a 45 yr old woman with a bad history of heart disease. My heart disease only started in April of 2007 when I had my 1st heart attack. I a had a srress test done the next day and had my 2nd heart attack during it. I was shipped off to a bigger hos   Read more...
Posted by April V on Mon Jun 8

Heart Healthy Weight Loss
It sounds so easy, but it's not! About a two years ago my doctor said lose at least 20 lbs and watch sodium (no more than 2000 mg per day). Okay, I'll just stop salting everything...whoa, tha's not even the half of it! Start reading labels, sodium and lot   Read more...
Posted by Smileywife on Mon Jan 5

Re: Heart healthy food alternatives
One word: Moderation! If you "forbid" yourself to eat any one thing, that's what you'll crave, thereby setting yourself up for failure. Most dieticians will tell you that unless you have some specific contraindication (allergy, diabetes, intolerance), th   Read more...
Posted by Lissa on Mon Aug 11

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