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  • I had quad bypass 6 years ago.  When I had my annual physical in 2017, my platelet count was slightly low.  Four months later, I was scheduled for gall bladder surgery.  When I had my pre-op, my platelet count was 65.  The gall bladder surgery was canceled, ...

  • Jean, Congratulations on daily exercise, healthy eating  and faithfully taking your meds.  Many people in their 60's are first diagnosed with tachycardia and this is not uncommon. I suffered from PSVT, or random episodes of rapid heart beats.  I was ...

  • @Welcome to the group.  I too went through a period of many PVCs. Wearing a twenty-four hour monitor revealed I had 29,000 of them and I thought that I was recording a "good" day and the doc wouldn't get a true picture.  If I were you, I'd go for ...

  • Hi Jean, I think you need to consider whether your not wanting to have a cardiac cath is a result of not wanting to undergo a potentially unnecessary invasive procedure or whether it is because you fear what a positive test might mean. If it's the former, ...

  • dear Kathy you must be so frustrated . do you have friends nearby  who can at least make sure you rest and eat?  you are welcome to virtual hugs from me. ------------------------------ Marilyn Rosenhouse Dallas TX (214) 850-0219 -------------------- ...