Re: My mother-in-law had open heart surgery Dec2009
Originally Posted by bargainkween
My mother-in-law had open heart surgery Dec2009 but still isn't 100%. ... My question is: Since this is apprx. 15 months after her surgery, are these symptoms common? Also, what would you suggest?
Why did they operate on her and what did they correct?
Did she have plugged arteries? If so, what type of dietary changes did she make? Is she overweight?
Did she have any other problems with her heart that weren't corrected, such as heart valve problems? ..... ascending or descending aortic enlargement? ...... enlargement or thickening of heart walls/septum?
How is her Blood Pressure?
What were the results from her last EKG?
What were the results from her last Echocardiogram?
How old is she?
Does she have any other health problems, such as Diabetes?
CHF, A-Fib, HBP, Diabetes, Asthma doing great
⇒ Avoid allergic & non-allergic irritants/triggers
⇒ Low calorie ovo-vegetarian diet
⇒ Power walk, weight lifts, pushups
⇒ Coreg 25mg bid
Last edited by Machaon; 03-26-2011 at 10:29 AM.