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Is it sign of cardiac problem .i have pain in right side in chest as well as neck.please guide me.
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It will depend on age.habits.blood pressure and other factors too. How long pain lasts. Is there any breathlessness ? Just this information is not sufficient. It may or may not be. You need to evaluation by a medic/ a physician. You should also rule out other causes of such pain. 
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Easter  Seals of New Jersey is holding a spectacular fundraising event April 18 at the MetLife Stadium.  This is the 6th annual Walk with Me and USATK 5K Run and this year there is a new and exciting event: we need 2000 volunteers to form the Longest High-Five chain in history and shatter the Guinness World Book of Records for this event.
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What is the Mediterranean Diet?
a. A diet of fish from the Med Sea
b. A diet program that includes no exercise
c. A diet dependent on vitamins
d. A diet allowing for greater longevity
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There are options that really do work when you're trying to make changes in your health, a healthy nutritional diet is the most important part of healthy lifestyle.
How would you life change by having a the correct nutrition in you? 
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Lee J

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Do you know the traits of a long and happy relationship? Pick two.
A.  Humor   B.  Care-taking    C.  Commitment   D.  Tolerance    E.  Money    Answer posted tomorrow
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Commitment.
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Hello. I wonder what the official AHA training centers in Spain . I am interested in taking the course instructor BLS. Thank You.
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I have been living with CHF now since I was 22; it's been about 6 years going on 7.  I was first diagnosed with Viral Myocarditis after going through about 6 months of on and off pneumonia and bronchitis back to back to back. Then one day when I was trying to walk to lunch I couldn't even walk half of a block to a restaurant I was going to eat at and I knew something was wrong.  Thankfully my coworker and good friend Matt was able to take me to the hospital and after a few days and an echocardiogram it was discovered that I had an ejection fraction of only 8%. (Many of you will know that's low; the norm is 55%) The doctor gave me several intravenous medications in a hurry after I told him I wanted to do everything I could to try to get better. I was given a 50% percent chance to live or die at that point.

I was in the hospital for about 9 days and slowly started recovering. Over the years I was able to lose weight, quite a lot actually, but having lost weight too quickly I was given other problems such as my gallbladder needed to be removed and pancreatitis following soon after. The psychological ramifications of what had happened had their effect along with discovering that, a year later no less, that my Dad also had congestive heart failure as well that he had just found out about.  I have, since the pancreatitis, actually gained all of my weight back and struggle with it daily. I have to weigh myself daily and I have to track the amount of sodium and fluids that I take in.  Some days I'm better about it than other days I admit.

My ejection fraction now is somewhere between 10-20% from what I am told.  I have an ICD (defibrillator) and pacemaker in my upper left chest as well.  That took some getting used to knowing that I have that in there and that they'll have to change the battery someday.  I hope that it never has to go off and, thankfully aside from them testing it, it never has.  I have been considered for a full heart transplant and also for a heart pump.  I've been told I'm just over the qualifications for the pump (so no pump) and my BMI is too high for me to be considered for a transplant at this time so all I can do is try to lose weight and hope for the best.

That's not the most encouraging feeling in the world... weight loss is very difficult for me and I'm not even sure how I was able to lose so much weight in the first place, let alone keep that weight off.  The ramifications of getting a heart pump or a heart transplant just seem so... final.  With the finality of everything weighing on my heart and mind it can be difficult, at times, to stay motivated and to keep doing the things I need to do while fighting anxiety and depression.  All I can do is my best and hope for the best and in the mean time I wanted to share my story so others could share theirs and, hopefully, find some peace to themselves.  I may be encouraging at times and other times, well, not-so-much but I'm here and I'm living this life.

Please further this discussion by posting comments and I will try to update the blog as often as I can with as much as I can.  I will post educational and informative articles that will benefit those dealing with CHF and those who love and care for someone who is living with this disease.
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I was told that I qualified for a clinical trial for the heart pump but for some reason it was put on hold. Not sure I was too fond of the idea but you have to do what you have to do I guess. +Tonya Palmer thank you too for sharing although I hate to hear about suffering I appreciate you coming forward and telling your story. We all sound pretty strong in my opinion, we just have to stay that way! :) And it's definitely a good thing to puzzle the doctors by defying the medical odds!
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"You need only two things to learn #CPR and possibly save a life: a willingness to press hard on someone’s chest and familiarity with the Bee Gees’ disco hit Stayin’ Alive.”
A new method drops mouth-to-mouth breathing and concentrates on easier chest compressions.
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Nitric Oxide may decrease blood pressure via vasodilation and may inhibit a primary stroke or mitigate further damage from strokes after the primary stroke.

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Defibrillartors save lives - please share!
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Dr. Susan Redline talking about atrial fibrillation and sleep apnea. Amazing information!
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Lee J

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"Pursuing your dreams through a list of  bucket goals is your emotional brush to paint upon the canvas of your legacy." Inspirational quotes by Lee Johnson(photo: tvcric.com)
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"Think sleep apnea — and the sleep lost from it — only affects your mental and physical health the following morning?
It could also lead to heart diseases including high blood pressure, stroke and heart failure"

http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/life/2015/02/17/association-sleep-apnea-heart-disease-strong/23570313/

#hearthealth #heartdisease #stroke #highbloodpressure #heartfailure  
Sleep apnea and heart disease have strong association, according to statement from AHA.
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