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Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Cardiology
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Cardiologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I have discrete subaortic stenosis. My surgery is scheduled on Thursday, Feb 18, to remove a membrane that is restricting bloodflow
Cardiologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago

Thanks for this reply

you are preventing a stroke by doing this.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I am a pretty active person and always feel a little better when I am moving. However, once I sit down, the lightheadedness and disorientation increase. My cognition feels cloudy. I am wondering if this is due to the blood not circulating properly when I am stationary; sitting at my desk while working. It is a terrible feeling.
Cardiologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago

Yes, it absolutely could be

you are probably not getting adequate blood flow to the brain

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