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  • Heart Disease in the United States

    About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 1 in every 4 deaths
    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and wom […]

  • By living a healthy lifestyle, you can help keep your blood pressure, cholesterol, and sugar normal and lower your risk for heart disease and heart attack. A healthy lifestyle includes the following:

    Eating a […]

  • In light of my heart failure and kidney disease, my blood pressure, when not on meds to control it, averages 145/93.  While on Bystolic and Lisinopril, my blood pressure is right in the normal range at 122/79.  What type of blood pressure have you experienced with heart failure?  What meds are you on to control your high blood pressure?

  • As a weight lifter, I like my protein. After being diagnosed with kidney disease, I quickly learned that protein was no longer my friend. I now consume approximately 100 grams of protein a day and feel as if the cutback has not affected muscle mass.

    The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA), which is the minimum amount you need to be healthy, is…[Read more]

  • Prior to learning that I suffered from both heart failure and kidney disease, I weighed 250 lbs (at 6′ tall) and took great pride in my ability to routinely break my own personal lifting records in the gym. Following my diagnosis, I immediately dropped 35 lbs of weight and changed my workout routine so that I was lifting lighter weight with more…[Read more]

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  • According to the CDC, Heart failure happens when the heart cannot pump enough blood and oxygen to support other organs in your body. Heart failure is a serious condition, but it does not mean that the heart has stopped beating.
    Heart Failure in the United States

    About 5.7 million adults in the United States have heart failure.1
    One in 9…[Read more]

  • According to the CDC, Heart failure happens when the heart cannot pump enough blood and oxygen to support other organs in your body. Heart failure is a serious condition, but it does not mean that the heart has stopped beating.
    Heart Failure in the United States

    About 5.7 million adults in the United States have heart failure.1
    One in 9…[Read more]

  • According to the CDC, Heart failure happens when the heart cannot pump enough blood and oxygen to support other organs in your body. Heart failure is a serious condition, but it does not mean that the heart has stopped beating.
    Heart Failure in the United States

    About 5.7 million adults in the United States have heart failure.1
    One in 9…[Read more]

  • IndyMarine started the topic Dialysis in the forum Kidney Health 5 months, 1 week ago

    I have only one kidney and my CKD is at stage 3A.  Can anyone give me any advice as to how this disease may progress?  Will I stand a greater chance at ending up on dialysis since I only have one kidney?

  • IndyMarine started the topic Dialysis in the forum Kidney Health 5 months, 1 week ago

    I have only one kidney and my CKD is at stage 3A.  Can anyone give me any advice as to how this disease may progress?  Will I stand a greater chance at ending up on dialysis since I only have one kidney?

  • IndyMarine started the topic Dialysis in the forum Kidney Health 5 months, 1 week ago

  • IndyMarine started the topic GFR in the forum Kidney Health 5 months, 1 week ago

    Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a condition that causes reduced kidney function over a period of time. Chronic kidney disease may develop over many years and lead to end-stage kidney (or renal) disease (ESRD).

    The five stages of CKD are:

    Stage 1: Kidney damage with normal kidney function (estimated GFR ≥90 mL/min per 1.73 m2) and p…[Read more]

  • IndyMarine started the topic GFR in the forum Kidney Health 5 months, 1 week ago

    Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a condition that causes reduced kidney function over a period of time. Chronic kidney disease may develop over many years and lead to end-stage kidney (or renal) disease (ESRD).

    The five stages of CKD are:

    Stage 1: Kidney damage with normal kidney function (estimated GFR ≥90 mL/min per 1.73 m2) and p…[Read more]

  • IndyMarine started the topic GFR in the forum Kidney Health 5 months, 1 week ago

  • IndyMarine replied to the topic Heart Disease in the forum Heart Health 5 months, 1 week ago

    In the United States, the most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease (CAD), which can lead to heart attack.

  • IndyMarine‘s profile was updated 1 year ago

  • IndyMarine started the topic Heart Disease in the forum Heart Health 1 year ago

  • IndyMarine started the topic Heart Disease in the forum Heart Health 1 year ago

  • bstone1775 started the topic Heart Disease in the forum Heart Health 1 year ago

    A general discussion about heart disease and congestive heart failure (CHF)

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