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  • Superbob
    Staying the Course -- 10--16--2017
    Busy, busy day -- have a deadline to meet. Yes even at my advanced age, I run into those. Have a follow-up at my cardio's Wednesday on the echo, so have that to look forward to. Will take a little time to help DW make beef stew this afternoon 'cause son is coming over and it's one of his favorites and...
    1 day ago
  • Protimenow
    Posture after surgery - longterm changes?
    I know that this may sound a bit strange to some of you out there, but it may make a bit of sense.

    I had my valve replacement 26 years ago. My chest has only been cracked open twice - once for the surgery, once a few hours later to find a bleeder.

    Since then, although I didn't...
    2 days ago
  • chadn2n
    Heart Rate during cardio workouts
    Hello all, I am about 1 1/2 years post surgery and generally feeling great. Also, for the record, I had aortic valve stenosis from birth and had my aortic valve replaced on May 4, 2016. Prior to my heart giving me troubles I was a pretty active runner, no races or anything just casual running, and would...
    2 days ago