I Have 2 stents in my heart on right AND left side I had a heart attack 2015?

I Have 2 stents in my heart on right AND left side I had a heart attack 2015 now I have trouble with my feet swelling up bad and they hurt it seems to only happen if I have been lifting to much or on my feet to long . I seen my heart doctor about this And he is giving me a water pill and potassium pill. They have really been bad this time I have not been able to get the swelling down what is wrong??? And is there another way to treAt this ADEMA

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Dr.Honey
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Dr.Honey

Hi.
The swelling or edema in feet is due to poor circulation and reduced pumping of blood due to heart disease..
So my suggestion is to check with your Cardiologist and get evaluated and if needed in can increase the dose of the water pill..
Also consult an Yoga expert and learn certain exercise that can help..

Regards.

Dr.Honey
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Dr.Honey

Hi..
You can also try to soak your feet in Epsom salt dissolved in warm water for about 45 minutes at night and sleep with feet raised over heart level..

Hopefully it will help..

Regards..

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