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Nov 27, 2019 · HCM meds. DOSAGE in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

—Sincere thanks for the info. Will speak with my doctor as soon as possible. Not sure if there is obstruction.

Nov 26, 2019 · HCM meds. DOSAGE in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

Am currently taking Metoprolol (50 mg morning and night, and Losartan 25 mg morning and night). In the last two weeks, my dizziness has become much worse and chest pains more frequent. As a result, my doctor has upped the Losartan to 50 mg morning and night and plans to check for improvement within 6-8 weeks. We were wondering if this scenario is typical. Somehow, we thought, probably erroneously, that the Metoprolol would be the med to adjust.

Nov 20, 2019 · What is the recovery like following septal myectomy? in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

—Was wondering if someone had found a way to relieve the dizziness — that is, until surgery becomes necessary?

Nov 20, 2019 · What is the recovery like following septal myectomy? in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

—Thanks for the response. My symptoms are similar. The dizziness is the most troubling; it is intermittent but really difficult. The others are fairly bearable. Really happy to hear that things went well for you. Best, archer.

Nov 18, 2019 · What is the recovery like following septal myectomy? in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

—What were your HCM symptoms before surgery?

Aug 7, 2019 · HCM-ers: Introduce yourself or just say hi in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

My physician is a cardiologist. Not sure if he is a HCM specialist. The Losartan was prescribed for hypertension, which had been determined as the likely cause of my cardiomyopathy. The metoprolol alone had not sufficiently controlled my blood pressure. Two years after taking Losartan, my blood pressure began to rise again. A person on this blog suggested adding supplements in lieu of increasing my Losartan dosage. The one which has helped a great deal is Hawthorn Berry. In my case, it has been of enormous help.

Jul 23, 2019 · HCM-ers: Introduce yourself or just say hi in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

—Thanks. Will dutifully take the stress test and will let them know of any difficulties. Will also send you a note here. —Sounds as though you have a fine system of care. My very best to you. Again, sincere thanks. Very kind of you to take the trouble.