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    tigresshaven posted:
    Hi, I'm a 40yr old women with 5 heart attack, one bypass. My heart is enlarged and I have lesions on my heart that causes me to have sever pain,also 2 bulged disc,fibramyalga, and leg pain. I'm on pain meds but wondered if there is anything herbal to help with the sever pain or a recommendation to talk to my Dr about
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    annette030 responded:
    You may need cardiac meds rather than pain meds for any chest pain you may have. Talk to your doctor, be sure he understands where your pain is, and what is causing it.

    Take care, Annette


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