Living with a Mechanical Heart Valve: Click.Tick.Thump. Love It!

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Living with a Mechanical Heart Valve (53)

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Warfarin making me tired ???

Hi, Another newbie to the site and im really pleased to have found it. A little background about me - went to the doctors with a cough oct…

Started by Ruth GoldLatest Reply

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Shortness of breath 8 weeks post mechanical AVR surgery

I had my surgery 8 weeks ago (On-X valve) and then needed a pacemaker 5 weeks ago.  I am going to rehab and can do treadmill, bike, etc. at…

Started by Debra Rose Brillati

0 Jun 5

Meet ups?

Hope everyone had a good click click Easter. Now in my 4th year of a new aortic valve and wondering if any of the sitest members ever meet…

Started by chris gidney

1 Apr 26
Reply by Tim Grey

Dental implants - risk

Dental implants In the near future (six months – 12 months time), I require some dental work, removal of an old bridge then dental implant…

Started by Kevin David Parvin

5 Apr 28, 2015
Reply by Errol Stein

Aches around valve years later

Hey Folks,             Hope you are all well! Its been about two and a half years since my mechanical valve was implanted. I was 29 at the…

Started by Bobby Thompson Jr.

3 Jan 5, 2015
Reply by Kevin David Parvin

Is your heart valve noisy ??

Is it ever! - But I love it! YOUR thoughts and experiences in this discussion..how it affects you, your partner, sleeping with a mechanical…

Started by Graeme

103 Oct 20, 2014
Reply by Graeme

Warfarin showing little effect (advice please)

Hello, first I'd like to say that this is my first post and this site / forum really stood out to me. Great that it is a UK site and specif…

Started by Simon Cumming

4 Oct 13, 2014
Reply by Simon Cumming

Endocarditis and MHVs

  In December of last year (2013) my family found out by taking me to the ER that I had developed endocarditis and a resulting sepsis. Very…

Started by Joel Hebrink

4 May 15, 2014
Reply by James Cohen

Warfarin - YOUR thoughts..

This forum topic is for any thoughts you have on Warfarin..Good..Bad..Ugly..Whatever..!

Started by Graeme

63 Feb 21, 2014
Reply by Martina

Diet/Nutrition

Other than the Vitamin K vs. Coumadin/Warfarin balancing act most of us are dealing with, any comments on your current diet? 

Started by Racer

26 Oct 30, 2013
Reply by Janet Hogger

Surgery Complete

Hi Guys, Its been a while but i'm back. My surgery was succesful and I have been discharged by my Surgeon, which in itself is scarey.   I…

Started by Carly B

7 Mar 20, 2013
Reply by Kevin David Parvin

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