The effect of Beta Blockers

Understanding Beta Blockers Beta blockers slow down the heart with the idea of keeping people like myself safer from risk of heart attack. It also reduces tolerance to exercise and any activities that require high cardio output. These drugs come in various forms like pressed pills and capsules. “Beta blockers, also known Read more…

LQTS – Two Year Update

Its been just over two years since I was handed a diagnosis of my genetic heart condition known as Long QT Syndrome (LQTS). If you have read the previous post I gave a general description of what it is and where I stood on the subject. Since that time I have Read more…

Morton’s Neuroma

“Morton’s neuroma is a thickening of the tissue around one of the nerves leading to your toes. This can cause a sharp, burning pain in the ball of your foot. Your toes also may sting, burn or feel numb.” I have been dealing with this for the last few weeks receiving Shockwave Read more…

LQTS – Diagnosis

I have been diagnosed with a genetic heart condition known as LQTS (Long QT Syndrome) which is a rare inherited heart condition in which delayed repolarization of the heart following a heartbeat increases the risk of cardiac arrest. The condition is named because of the appearances of the electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG), on which there is prolongation Read more…