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arapahorae
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   Posted 11/3/2006 5:09 PM (GMT -7)   
 Greetings everyone! I recently had a heart attach (July 24) which resulted in a stent in my RCA which was blocked 100% at time of surgery. I also have other arteries which are narrowed too. I am 46 yrs. old. A couple of weeks ago I repeat pain similar to initial pain only not as intense. I tried the nitro which brouhgt some relief but didn't stop it. I went to ER and after a number of tests...things looked ok. Since then, I have had pain in my legs which has progressed as well as numb feet upon waking and intermittantly throughout the day. I do not know what's going on and am feeling frustrated because I had gotten up to walking 2 miles a day...and now havn't walked a good walk in over 2 weeks. It is also effecting my ability to consentrate at work as I'm trying to cope with the pain...any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks

els
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   Posted 11/6/2006 9:31 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi arapahorae, Welcome to healing well forum we are happy to have you.  I was wondering if you have consulted you cardiologist after your visit to the ER?  If not I would make an appointment as soon as possible.  I am sure that other members will respond to your post...just sometimes this board gets a little slow.  Please do feel free to continue to post.  Take care

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pegleg
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   Posted 11/10/2006 3:15 PM (GMT -7)   
Since the heart pumps blood to all areas of our body, you may be having circulation problems. I definitely agree ... see your cardiologist. Are you taking an aspirin a day or are you on coumadin therapy?
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