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  • cardiac arrest, muscle spasms

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 14, 2016 08:52 PM

    what would cause a patient's muscles to spasm, after going into cardiac arrest.I have seen many patients in cardiac arrest, I have never seen anything like this.

  • I HAVE CHEST PAIN WITH TINGLING DOWN BOTH ARMS AND PAIN BETWEEN MY SHOULDER BLADES

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease June 27, 2016 07:05 PM

    I have been seen by a heart DR and they say it is anxity HELP IS IT MY HEART?

  • I have palpitations 4 a year.I feel numb burn pain in chest.heart rate over 100.I'm scared I'm 17

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 4, 2016 04:50 PM

    I often feel numb,pain in my chest.pain in left,right and middle of chest.sometimes feel burn.doctor diagnosed that it may probably be GERD.my heart rate over 100.often palpitations.echo show that it's normal.still awaiting result of holter.I'm scared of the symptoms.scared that may have heart...

  • I have heard my pulse in my L ear for 6 months. Carotid Ultrasound, MRI and MRA reveal nothing.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 23, 2015 02:45 PM

    I wonder if the cause is something "below my neck". Can't seem to get the Dr to look anywhere but my head. I can't sleep, hard to concentrate, sometimes it's hard to hear.

  • Cannot get a dianosis by doctor. Chest pains, arm pains and light headed. Please help!

    AnthonyJohnson215 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 5, 2014 09:28 PM

    So I'm a 20yo Male. I'm 5'10 and a whopping 300 pounds in weight with a blood pressure that can range from 130/86 to 140/90 ( Not sure if the BP's are accurate tbh. I smoked a lot this year but mainly this year, I stopped a week ago. I've been having chest pains on and off for a while now. It can...

  • Having severe cramps on my toes, ankles and legs causing dizziness,chest/stomach pains for 15 mins.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 21, 2014 04:04 PM

    I've had these cramps for two years but they've only gotten worse in the last 2 weeks. Not sure of the causes. My blood pressure, heart,sugar/cholesterol levels are all normal. I've been taking potassium and eating bananas, and just recently increased my intake of magnesim (Monomagnesium...

  • Looking for others with Giant Cell Myocarditis or Heart Transplant at a Young Age?

    cafilson 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 6, 2014 03:41 PM

    My name is Claire. I am a 22 year old woman recently diagnosed with Giant Cell Myocarditis.I am looking for others with Giant Cell Myocarditis, or those living with or possibly needing a heart transplant. Particularly others close to my age.With the rarity of this disease, finding others to connect...

  • Anyone out there with Giant Cell Myocarditis?

    cafilson 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 6, 2014 03:37 PM

    My name is Claire. I'm 22 years old and I was diagnosed with Giant Cell Myocarditis a week before Christmas. This disease is pretty rare, and pretty fatal, so the chances of finding others with this disease is a long shot, but I thought I would try. I just am looking for others with GCM to maybe...

  • strange set of symptoms - help, what is this

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 2, 2014 06:15 AM

    Admitted in hospital for 2 weeks.abdominal distention and swelling. get worse when drinking water. blood clots in both legs. extreme swelling of thighs with edema at the kneescan not weight barediscolouration of toesloss of appetite

  • Senses changed after stroke

    Dyanne78 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 28, 2013 02:44 AM

    My husband, 53, suffered a stroke last week due to a torn carotid artery. Thankfully, he was administered TPA in 18 minutes and he Recovered all his speech, movement etc.Briefly, he was completely paralyzed on his left side. Now, the only remnant that appears leftover from his stroke is a strange...

  • This was too strange?upper back pain on left side sharp like a knife! I could TIME it

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 25, 2013 04:08 PM

    I didn't know what was going on. I got this sharp stabbing pain in my upper back. I started to realize it was timed. Lying in bed with the pain, I counted the seconds. The stabbing pain started, lasted for exactly 10 seconds, stopped for 45 seconds. Started again for the same seconds!This went...

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  • I don't really know why I almost died.

    LunaLove 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 20, 2013 05:35 PM

    I was in the ICU for eight days and hospitalized for a total of eleven nights due to sepsis, pneumonia in both lungs, a crazy high white blood cell count, an enlarged spleen... the list goes on and on. I am a 22 year old female. The sepsis has left me feeling like I got hit my a train, and I have...

  • 5 Doctors 12 Medications- Who Refills the rx's

    Dragger 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 15, 2013 11:57 AM

    Congestive heart failure:5 Doctors 12 Medications- Who Refills the rx'sI've ended up with five doctors some I've only seen in the hospital never to be seen again, PCP's, that change, cardiologist, surgeons and even my dentist. I've tried keeping a list but with 12 medications and 4 to 5 doctors...

  • Cardio Intrapment

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 23, 2013 08:42 PM

    I am trying to find out as much information on this as possible. Someone very close to me has just been diagnosed with this and I need to know as much as possible.What can I do to help?Is there a surgical treatment?What can I do to help limit pain and cause other issues such as Syncope...

  • long term chest pains

    molliebarrowcliffe 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 31, 2013 11:15 PM

    i have been suffering with severe chest pains for approximately 7 months and after going to the doctors he diagnosed it as an inflamed muscle and prescribed ibuprofen.After taking these tablets my chest pain did reduce but it is still there most days.I was wondering if anybody else was experiencing...

  • long term chest pains

    molliebarrowcliffe 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 31, 2013 11:09 PM

    i have been experiencing serious chest pain for around 7 months.After going to see my doctor he suggested it was in inflamed muscle and i was prescribed ibuprofen to take 3 times a day. Although these tablets did reduce the pain it has not got rid of it.I was wondering if other people experienced...

  • Buerger's disease

    Edbell 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 1, 2013 07:58 PM

    Does anyone know of any doctors familiar or experienced with this disease. Preferably on the east coast of the United States. I am a 40 year old male. I went to hospital mid June for some issues in my toe. I was diagnosed with blockages in the femoral artery of the left leg. They did a femoral...

  • Lancets for INRatio Monitoring System

    linlinzaw 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 7, 2013 06:52 AM

    Dear All,I would like to know whether I can use any type of Lancet for PT/INRatio Monitoring System.Amazon can't delivery that Lancets for INRatio Monitoring System to Singapore, and so I am wondering if I can use other lancets e.g. Accu-Check Softclix Lancets - 100 ea.I have zero knowledge on...

  • need to get this sorted

    baker1988 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 26, 2013 06:56 AM

    Hi every one i am new here but had to try something other then just googleing my symptoms so here goes.I am a 24yr old male weighing about 16st, i have a few symptoms that i have been going to the doctor about with no luck as of yet basically my symptoms are:dizziness / feeling like thinks are...

  • MayHelpLowerCholesterol

    Rider Hunting 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 22, 2013 02:47 AM

    This was Written by the Medic MoleWhat Is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is often interchanged with the term fats or lipids. However, fats, also called lipids, encompass three classes. Cholesterol belongs in one of those classes.3 Classes of Lipids· Triglycerides ...