I have been very ill for the past few months. I went to a private cardio. Echo and BNP were performed. The results showed that I was in heart failure. Then, I was referred to a Heart Failure Clinic here in the UK on the NHS. The tests were repeated two months after the previous tests. I was told the echo showed normal function and the BNP was 33. There are no follow-up clinic visits.
I am amazed at this doctor's pretence when she says she has never seen anything like this. As far as I know, echo and BNP fluctuates. If you find out the cause, and I am sure mine is due to an infection, I would not keep being in and out of heart failure.I also know of someone personally who for years went throught the same sort of thing. And now finally has developed chronic heart failure. The cause was never investigated!!!
No meds, no follow up clinic appointments, oh yeah, until I next go in heart failure I suppose.\\