Category Archives: Heart Failure

Coreg vs. Bystolic – Beta Blockers

Not all beta blockers are created equally.  For about nine months, I took 3.125 mg of Coreg twice daily. While it seemed to work well with my other medications to improve my heart function, Coreg definitely affected my sex drive. 

Why Do I Have CHF?

Over and over again, I ask myself “why me”.  Why do I have congestive heart failure? As I look around society, I see so many others who are more likely candidates for heart failure than I am.  Not that I

Heart Catheterization

On Tuesday, March 22 2016, I’m scheduled to undergo a cardiac catheterization. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Cardiac catheterization (kath-uh-tur-ih-ZAY-shun) is a procedure used to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions. During cardiac catheterization, a long thin tube called a catheter

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