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Losing weight after heart attack

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Business woman2 I try to walk every day, but be out of breath after 1 block. Recovery be for awhile, cos I have 7 more blockages.
Avatar f tn m afraid I might suspect that she suffered anoxia, the lack of sufficient oxygen supplied to her brain, during or after the heart attack. Damage to an oxygen-starved brain is likely to be heavily in the front, where intellectual ability, self control, and other analytical and management functions of the brain reside.
Avatar n tn an example of the Karvonen formula for a 23 year old person with a resting heart rate of 65 beats per minute (*to get your resting heart rate, take your pulse for one full minute when you first wake up in the morning or after you've resting for a while). This formula also includes an updated calculation of maximum heart rate (the previous formula was 220 - age, which has now been shown to be inaccurate): 206.9 - (0.
1066531 tn?1254969334 I’ve been working out for many years now, and i want to know how I can tone my body better without losing a large portion of weight, mostly my chest and midsection? I’m 6ft 198lbs I would like to be around 195 but in much better “shape”. My diet ***** and i’m trying to work on it, but I work out at the gym 2-3 times a week lifting weights and running. I dont run a whole bunch though, would that help my problem or will that just make me lose wieght?
712314 tn?1303098090 I was recently at my doctors, and although i am at a slightly above average wieght, she's concern that at the rate i'm loosing weight, that i could have a heart attack. When ever i think of girls with ED having heart attacks though, i think of underweight girls, so how is it that at my current weight i could have a heart attack, and how do i help prevent it?
Avatar m tn An analysis of data from major studies does not support the use of aspirin as a preventive medicine in people who have not had a heart attack, stroke or heart problems. In these people, aspirin provides no benefits and puts them at risk for side effects such as dangerous bleeding in the brain or stomach, the FDA said. Also, the aspirin will not help you with lowering cholesterol and heart murmur. Try to lose weight and stay active. That is the best way to avoid future heart issues.
Avatar n tn Im 26, and am constantly tired/fatigued and am losing weight without even trying now (like 1 stone in the last 3-4 weeks). Prior to this I was on a reduced calorie diet and exercise regime and lost a stone over 6 wk period. Have been reading about gastric dumping and the syptoms all fit with what Iam experiencing but it only seems to be related to gastic surgery which I have never had.
948996 tn?1245949077 Try not to worry as it could have been only a small heart attack with no heart muscle damage. People can have heart attacks with pacemakers. My Mom had several with her pacemaker over 12 year period.
2053729 tn?1330435506 According to what I have researched, my BMR is 2485 and I eat about 1800 calories a day, so I should be losing weight just being me. Add in the approximate 2000 calories I burn with my exercise and I should be melting into a puddle! We do a lot of weights, pilates, abs, pushups, strength bands and squats at my aerobics class so I know my body is changing. Does anyone know what I am doing wrong? I have had my thyroid checked in the last 4 months and it was "normal".
Avatar n tn I have been battling being heavy for some 6 years I lift weights run everything for years my blood tests have been a little bump not much to be concerned about. Well after a heart attack at 38 following a strict diet and exercise regimen I am still gaining finally at my witts end I went to the doctor that little bump is hyperactive thyroid. I go for a scan Thursday. Why am i gaining and not losing. Will I lose weight. Should I get my thyroid cut out I am so aggravated.
Avatar n tn My father passed away a few months ago from a massive heart attack at the age of 57. After learning that all of his aunts and uncles had passed away from a heart attack before the age of 60, I am now wondering if I am at risk for a heart defect? He was in okay health, active, non-smoker, but did not eat well and was overweight. He hadn't seen a doctor for as long as I knew him, but I know he had high blood preassure.
Avatar f tn I cannot exercise a whole lot do to a medical condition where I suffer from daily headaches and pressure in my head. Losing weight will actually help this condition. Besides my overall health, this is why it is so important that I lose weight. I have lost weight in the past, but always seem to gain it back. I think that I was not eating enough calories. i was staying at about 1000 a day. I lost 70 pounds, but gained it all back plus a lot more.
Avatar m tn Hi everyone I have a question. Does anyone else have brief chest pains on the left side of the upper chest? I get them on right side to but more worried about the left side. It's a real sharp pain that last only a few sec then gone happens a few times a day. Had all the EKG blood work chest ex ray all came back normal. My dr says I'm low risk for heart attack. I just found out yesterday that my grandfather on my dad's side died at 44 of a heart attack.
Avatar f tn Please go to ER now to be checked. They'll do some blood work to check for enzymes that appear after a heart attack and of course you'll be hooked up to an ECG. Nothing very threatening but you need to know if you did have a mild heart attack, whether there was any damage done and how prevent another one. Please...
Avatar f tn Midwife said less weight is better. My baby heart rate id 150. I was just worried bc with my first i gained ten lbs byv15 weeks ..
Avatar m tn I made an appointment to see a cardiologist in the New Year, mostly for peace of mind. After learning that my estranged father died of a heart attack three years ago, I took it upon myself to live a better lifestyle. I never smoked or drank, but had spent several years not really watching my diet or excercising all that much. When eating rigt and joining a gym did not result in me shedding any pounds, I decided to skip the diets and go to my doctor.
Avatar n tn Whether someone survives depends on how much heart tissue is damaged from the attack and whether another heart attack follows soon after the first one. I'm so sorry to hear about your uncle. It's always a shock. Sometimes we get warnings about heart problems and can take the proper medications and change things in our life. Other times it strikes without warning.
Avatar f tn So I had an ultrasound today again, I'm about 11 weeks. In the last month I've lost about 8 lbs. I was a little bigger before my pregnancy. I haven't been vomiting or anything but I've been losing weight. The baby's heart beat and everything was normal. Have any of you other ladies lost weight during pregnancy without throwing up? I'm kind of worried.
Avatar n tn I had my 2nd heart attack this past October. Doctors wanted to do bypass surgery. I told them no, because I have had kidney failure and will surely go back on dialysis if they do the surgery. I went to my regular cardiologist who told me we could take care of this with medicine. I have blockages everywhere in my heart from what they tell me. However, they say the muscule (heart) doesn't look as if it has had a heart attack. It looks strong.