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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Not sure what's wrong or what to do...

    Sarah19 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 1, 2012 10:08 AM

    Before I moved out about 6 weeks ago, my parents never really took me to the doctor. they were never really concerned about my health at all. List of symptoms then include: Frequent, severe headacheschest painsdizziness difficulty breathing with exercise stabbing pains in stomach areaThey didn't...

  • New here, please help

    DUCKY80G 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease November 27, 2011 04:00 PM

    On 9/17/2011 i was at work (in er) registering a patient when i got a sensation in my lower right jaw like a toothache starting that quickly spread into a burning feeling and within a matter of minutes i was gasping for air and felt like my chest was being torn apart. On a scale of 1-10 it was...

  • right axis deviation

    angela1 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 20, 2011 07:04 AM

    I have been feeling generally unwell for a couple of weeks now, with nausea, fatigue, dizziness and palpations. He I went to see the gp who took some blood samples, and I am currently awaiting the results. I also had to have an ecg, which showed that the qrs axis was at 92º, can this be classified...

  • 14 year old w/chest pains & more..any advice???

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 1, 2011 07:49 AM

    My son is 14. His medical issues are: as soon as he was born he had bowel issues, chronic constipation. He still does to this day! Nothing ever worked on him, not laxatives, not fiber, not miralax NOTHING. He has never had a loose stool in his life! Dr said he had never in his career had a patient...

  • 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...

  • severe chest pains

    smcelravey 4 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease February 11, 2011 09:38 PM

    For the past couple of months I have been having bad chest pains mainly on my right side. However, in the past few weeks the pain seems to be getting much worse every day. In the last week, I have been getting pain even in my right hand, yesterday it clenched into a claw shape and was difficult to...

  • What's wrong? Heart or blood problems?

    Sunneva 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 12, 2011 10:53 PM

    Ok I have often had this in the mornings.I was working in a greenhouse two summers and this often happened then and when I went to school.It has only happened when I have woken up, have to go up fast, eat something and go out. Not a long time since lying in bed and then rushing out.I don't know if...

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  • What's wrong? Heart or blood problems?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 12, 2011 10:47 PM

    Ok I have often had this in the mornings.I was working in a greenhouse two summers and this often happened then and when I went to school.It has only happened when I have woken up, have to go up fast, eat something and go out. Not a long time since lying in bed and then rushing out.I don't know if...

  • chest pain, palpitations, constipation

    sayyadina 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 28, 2010 01:31 AM

    I'm 26, and I've been having some scary heart symptoms. Palpitations, dizziness, shortness of breath, weakness, chest pain, and low blood pressure. I've also had irregular periods, constipation, decreased appetite & weight loss, despite doing my best to eat. My mouth is dry all the time, no matter...

  • 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...

  • Extremely elevated heart rate

    Silenthill33 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease June 24, 2010 05:50 AM

    Hi,I suppose I should begin with a bit of background on myself. I am a college student, in good shape, neither over nor under weight, and have been smoking moderately (5-6 cigarettes a day) for about a year. I have recently begun to take note of my heart rate, and how fast it gets when I smoke. ...

  • 20 yrs old unexplain severe chest pain please help very scared!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 20, 2010 04:42 PM

    i am 20 yrs old and have been having severe chest pain dizziness and rapid heart rate and high blood perssure. my pulse would shoot up to 170s in hospital when i stood. yesterday my bp was 200 over 177 when i checked it after chest pain started again dr told me to go straight to er i did all tests...

  • Heart Attack at 34! Dealing with the fallout?

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 27, 2010 12:58 AM

    Hello all,I had a heart attack three years ago, when I was 34. I have none of the usual red flags, and I'm adopted so I don't have any genetic history. I don't smoke, never have, although both parents did while I was growing up. I used to eat terribly (through my 20's and 30's), but I've cleaned...

  • High Blood Pressure

    Anonymous 4 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 17, 2009 11:25 PM

    I have been off balance. I have been feeling dizziness and shaking symptoms, could this be because of high blood pressure?

  • Feet are purple/red...

    whatsupp 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 29, 2009 05:44 PM

    Im 14, starting this year (during the winter) i was expieriencing purple feet and they were freezing. My hands were also red and feeling like they were burning. I went to the foot doctor, and he said once summer starts, my hands and feet will get better. Now its summer and they have not gone away....

  • 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...