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vaso-vagal and mitral valve prolapse

From: chris-"mighty"
Date: 2/18/01
Time: 5:23:40 PM
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i was diagnosed with vv 3 yrs ago and have been taking atenolol. periodically i have been needing to increase my meds i am currently up to 100mg a day. i have also this past yr been diagnosed with mvp which is the reason for the increase my meds since i have been having increasing symptoms of faintness/and increase in heartrate. i drink plenty of fluids 3liters of water a day and have been trying to increase my salt intake (very hard) but recently have been expieriencing numb ness in forarms...any suggestions on what to do?

This web site is not a substitute for a thorough medical evaluation and diagnosis of your vaso-vagal type symptoms.  Medical treatment and diagnosis is the only acceptable initial response to these serious symptoms since they might present from any number of life threatening and treatable illnesses. It is for you and your physician to rule out more serious illnesses; Please don't use this online forum as an alternative to getting responsible medical attention and being under the care of a physician for the duration of any unknown, suspected or dangerous vaso-vagal syndrome symptoms.
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