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How Does Lupus Affect My Heart

How Does Lupus Affect My Heart

And if I'm required to get an angioplasty does that mean i have heart disease I'm sorry I'm just so curious about this all

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

If you are required to get an angioplasty they want to rule out anything that could be happening. Lupus can affect the heart as I have found out the hard way. Since my lupus came I've had to deal with Congested Heart failure as well as Pulmonary Hypertention. The lower right chamber in my heart has very high pressure. The normal pressure is around 20-25 and mine is 135 which is extremely high. If the Drs are concerned about your heart it would be best to have it checked out and to be safe. I was told that with my pressure as high as it is my heart can stop at any moment. Lupus however does not run in my immediate family but in people who have married into the family like my uncles brothers wife. Please get checked out like I said better safe than sorry. Gentle hugs and prayers for you. Lupie sister

posted almost 5 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Thank You so much for sharing that with me 😊

posted almost 5 years ago
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