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  • Heart Palpitation with Dizziness/numbness

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 31, 2011 02:37 AM

    Hi, I've been having this problem now for weeks and normally symptoms become the worse when I lay down to go to sleep. I have heart palpitations that feel like my heart is pounding extremely heart, along with an uneasiness in my chest and abdomen area which tends to drive me nuts and prevent me...

  • bicuspid aortic vave

    dlemmon73 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 6, 2011 10:11 PM

    hello everbody! I am new to this forum and would be very interested if anyone is having similar issues.All my life I have had issues with syncope, fatigue, and random neuro issues. None were ever seriously looked at because I was "crazy" according to any doctor I tried to discuss my symptoms...

  • 19y/o female. chest pain, cold+numbness in hands+face, 92bpm, shortness of breath

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease June 10, 2011 02:33 AM

    Hi, I was hoping someone might have some insight for me.This has happened a few times before, but it seems like everytime it happens it's worse.The most recent time was this past Sunday.I had been feeling generally weak and crappy since the I woke up-chest felt heavy, racing heart, dizzy, generally...

  • Chest pain, feet numb & stinging, fast heart rate, shortness of breathe

    Scott81321 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease November 2, 2010 05:29 AM

    Hi, I don't know what else to do, need help trying to figure out what is wrong with me and what I can do about it.Sorry if this is long but its been ongoing for a couple years now and a lot has happened. Thank you for any help you'd be helping a desperate person.Since about Oct 2008 I've been...

  • dizziness fainting ringing in ears tremors and numbness

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 25, 2010 08:21 PM

    my daughter now 11 has suffered severe migranes since she was 9 they ran a whole bunch of test they came up negative execpt a little swelling over her right ear they sent her home now 2 years latter she has numbness in her left hand tremors in her right her ear has been ringing she passed out a...

  • Cholesterol is not the Root Cause of Atherosclerosis

    schigara 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 30, 2010 12:12 AM

    Cholesterol is not the root cause of atherosclerosis, it is just a secondary co-factor. Atherosclerosis is focal arterial scurvy caused by a vitamin C deficiency in the intimal layer of the arteries. The cells which comprise the blood vessels are surrounded by an intercellular glue known as ground...

  • left pinky and ring finger numbness

    ballugrad 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 13, 2009 11:26 PM

    Over the past two weeks I have had constant tingling and numbness in my left hand pinky and ring finger. Any suggestions about what the best specialist to visit would be?

  • Statin Related? Muscle Weakness, etc

    yeahimtheone 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 10, 2009 04:09 PM

    Hello! I am a 30 yr old female that was diagnosed with high blood pressure & high cholesterol in April 2009. My family doctor put me on blood pressure medicine (which is currently Procardia) and Tricor. In July I went to see an internist after the previous doctor wouldn't try to find the root of...

  • any help would be appreciated

    jdmchic00 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 21, 2009 05:46 PM

    I'm posting about my husband. He's 27 years old and in the Marine Corps. He's been in excellent shape and exercised regularly. Back in April, he felt chest pains/dizziness/nausea/sweating so I took him to the ER. They kept him for 15 hours and sent him home with an appt the next week. His doc...

  • arm and hand numbness

    AnneDuBois 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease June 2, 2009 06:28 PM

    My husband has been experiencing arm and hand numbness at night for about the last 6 months. Sometimes he will wake up and both hands and forearms are "asleep" with no feeling and some tingling. He is on low blood pressure medication, and has perfect readings. He is in good health over all, and...

  • Woke up this morning with numbness in left hand, left foot, and slight chest pain

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 16, 2009 10:13 PM

    I'm 34, in great shape, never smoked, 6'0", 195lbs.I went out with a bunch of friends to a bar and had at the most 5 or 6 beers over a 7 hour period. I did something different in that I always had a big glass of water with my while drinking the beer. Probably went through 5 or 6 glasses.Anyway, I...

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  • numbness-both big toes,pain in both shins

    slt1958 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease February 7, 2009 08:53 AM

    both big toes & 2 next toes are tingly & numb,begining to have trouble with balance while walking. severe pain in both lower shins just above ankels on inside of leg. had severe sunburn on both shins several years ago, to the point of every time i stood up out of bed , blood would ooz out of my...

  • heart, hormone or blood condition?

    ateclc 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 4, 2008 05:11 PM

    My symptoms: + 14 months struggling with fatigued and painful leg muscles on slight exertion. Spiking high B/P. Can't pinpoint reason for it. Sometimes it's hard to move, I feel like wet cement. Skipped a period in April 07, was bloated, but then had a regular period. However, was left with an...

  • swollen feet, sweating, shivering, 30 y.o.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 26, 2008 10:58 AM

    Hi, I'm 30 yo. I was on a long flight (after about 8 hours) and I began to get really numb swollen feet (I know some swelling is normal). They were really cold when I touched them with my hands. Ice cold feet with numbness. I also started sweating profusely and had to change my shirt twice as it...

  • intermittent claudication, numb cold oedematous foot

    newshawk 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 22, 2008 12:41 PM

    HiMy mother is 79 years old and suffers from a steadily more evident problem with her mobility. The distance she can walk without rest has decreased dramatically over the last 3 years and she can now manage no more than 200 meters on the flat, much less uphill. Her symptoms are these: 1) Her calves...

  • Can heart problems cause this....

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease March 31, 2008 07:51 PM

    -Numbness/tingling in left leg (knee down), left elbow down, lower back (tail bone area), buttocks, right shoulder blade. -Lightheaded & a sense of heaviness. It at times feel like I am supporting more than my normal weight on my legs (if that makes sense). -Headaches -Tension in my neck and left...

  • numbness and feet swelling

    deejay 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease March 30, 2008 07:57 AM

    I have numbness and swelling in both feet and now notice my toes turning dark on top. I have been diagnosed with COPD. One foot is now a half size larger than the other. I am very worried. this has been going on for some time.

  • Numbness if feet...

    seewhatimesdone 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease February 9, 2008 06:50 AM

    I really need some help. In the past few days my feet have started going numb and I have no idea why. The only thing I can tell you is that i'm a seventeen year old girl that works out regularly; I do suffer from occasionally bouts of bulimia and I don't eat as many calories as I should but I don't...

  • Numbness of hands and arms

    warvik 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease December 8, 2007 05:36 PM

    Hello;I hope someone may have an explanation, for the past few months I have had numbness in my hands, i lose some strenght and have to stop what i am doing in order to get the blood flowing into my hands again, even something as simples as chopping vegetables brings about numbness, and whe i...

  • Pain, numbness in exremities, various symptoms, no answers.

    StarDancer101 9 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 16, 2007 12:52 PM

    I came into the doc, first time with my arm turning blue and cold and numb, stiff around the joints when I moved it. Obvious to be a circulation problem from the doc. Then similar symptoms in my leg occur, and for a while both my leg and arm go numb or start aching like my arm did during the first...