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  • Thanks, Liza.  Patience is clearly called for here. ------------------------------ Linda OTT Washington DC ------------------------------

  • Hi Linda, I agree with Michael. Heart surgery is just so huge - your body needs months to heal. I had OHS to repair a mitral valve and had several arrhythmias and elevated/inconsistent heart rate for at least two months. After the first cardiologist ...

  • Linda, I have had 3 open heart surgeries and have had elevated heart rates after each surgery. I have incurred similar symptoms.   You are doing all right preventative measures. Procedures can be taken to regulate your heart if it continues at this high ...

  • I'm at 26 days past my double bypass, and my heart rate is consistently high -- rarely under 90, 100 right now as I sit at my computer.  My surgeon assures me everything looks good, although yesterday he did consider ordering a CT scan in case there is ...

  • Hi, Their  anxiety  tends to enhance pain." Pain and  anxiety  are the most common problems for patients following coronary artery  bypass  grafting or valve replacement. The pain is caused by the stimulation of peripheral nerve endings in the ...

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