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    rich01 replied to the thread Staying the Course -- 10/14/19.
    I'm a little over 3 weeks out from TAVR. A lot more ups and downs than I expected. I think I may have caused the 1st problem when I...
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    rich01 replied to the thread Anaesthesia.
    You can ask for the minimum anesthetic. They should be able to increase the amount if you start feeling more pain than you can/want to...
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    rich01 replied to the thread 2nd AVR on my horizon : (.
    Just wanted to add I asked my interventional cardiologist who performed my TAVR about TAVR in TAVR. He said it is the preferred method...
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    rich01 replied to the thread Home from TAVR.
    Update: Problem with pain in groin, fatigue, and heartburn are resolved. Evidently there was some leaking of the femoral artery and the...
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    rich01 replied to the thread 2nd AVR on my horizon : (.
    You should at least discuss TAVR.
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    rich01 replied to the thread Doc reversed the diagnosis.
    Yearly.
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    rich01 replied to the thread Home from TAVR.
    Methyl B12 and methyl folate. I have a methylation problem so need the methyl forms.
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    rich01 replied to the thread Doc reversed the diagnosis.
    I went from mild to moderate in 1 year and then to severe in 1 more year.
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    rich01 replied to the thread Home from TAVR.
    I'm thinking in my case it is caused by B12 and Folate, rather than iron.
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    rich01 replied to the thread 2nd AVR on my horizon : (.
    Nothing wrong with getting upset or even mad about it. I think for many of us, we need to go through that stage before we can get to...
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    rich01 replied to the thread Home from TAVR.
    My doc has been monitoring my red blood cells, etc for the last year because they were low. That's what got me to key on anemia. It...
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    rich01 replied to the thread Home from TAVR.
    I just spoke with local cardiologist's office. Ultrasound showed no problem with femoral artery, so that's a big plus. The person I...
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    rich01 replied to the thread Inconsistent BP. Med changes?.
    You are probably on the right track looking at the drugs he is taking, but also look at diet. Has he increased salt or red meat in his...
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    rich01 replied to the thread Home from TAVR.
    2 Week Update: I felt great the first few days and then things went downhill. I had a lot of purple bruising that started about day 3...
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    rich01 replied to the thread Doc reversed the diagnosis.
    What would a surgeon do if when he got to your aortic valve, he determined maybe it didn't need to be replaced?
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