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  • 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...

  • What is this chest/heart pain??

    Sally Elle 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease June 21, 2011 03:42 AM

    I am experiencing this chest/heart pain. I don't know exactly if it's my chest or my heart, but I feel like it is my heart because from time to time I can feel it beating. Sometimes it would beat fast and sometimes my heart rate is rather slow. It started yesterday. The pain was getting worse so I...

  • heart disease

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease November 3, 2010 12:47 AM

    i am a 33 year old female just diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy due to myocarditis. my ejection fraction is 35-40% with little blockage and everything within normal size range. I have chest pains daily even though i take nitrates and blood thinners every day. I am afraid something will...

  • 16 Year old with Chest pain on left side

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 13, 2010 10:11 PM

    I am 16 years old, 6 foot 2 inches, 155 lb. A month ago I have been getting small pains in my left chest area and they usually came around 2 or 3 times a week(nothing too severe) Those pains have continued until now and since this weekend I have been getting the pain constantly on and off...

  • Help?

    Blackhawkcrewdog 5 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 2, 2009 03:22 AM

    Hi this is my first post. I figured i would try another source. I am a 32 yo male. Blood pressure is a little high (usually about 140/90 or less). I did smoke about a pack or less per day. Drink very rarely. No family of heart disease or strokes.This all started the last week of April. Wife, Kids...

  • Chest Discomfort - Please reply, I need some direction!

    Anonymous 6 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease June 12, 2009 04:42 PM

    25 year old white female, 140 pounds, 5'5. no major health problems.I delivered a baby in Oct 08 via c-section and about 4 weeks pp I started having mild to moderate chest discomfort. Some sharp pains, some pressure and tightness. This has been going on for 8 months now and is a daily occurrence...

  • Can someone read this ecg for me????????

    acenwin 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease June 4, 2009 07:21 AM

    She is a 55 year old East Indian female.She worked night shift for 10 years from the age of 27-37 and has retired since then. c/o heart pains (costochondritis??) since age 43 (She went to many physicians for the same but was told that it was nothing.) It was burning in nature and usually occurred...

  • Do I have Variant (Prinzmetal) Angina? Please help!

    Predaphin 5 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 19, 2008 01:44 AM

    I'm a 29yr old male, measure 5'9, and weighed 250lbs when I began having symptoms (I am currently at 240lbs and continuing to lose weight) I have a had a history of uncontrolled mild high blood pressure (which was first detected at about age 23), have had migraines since the age of 15 (untreated...

  • High Blood Pressure

    cookiepieces 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 14, 2008 05:38 AM

    My husband died almost 3 years ago. He was 49.He died as a result of atheroslerotic and hypertensive heart disease. He was seen in 1986 by our gp as a follow up from his place of employment ( it was as stated in the 150 range with a 95 distolic) who did a bp and found it to be high. At the gp's...

  • PSVT w/ l. atrail abnormality & septal infarction

    Scotticus 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease February 6, 2008 09:19 PM

    I was recently diagnoned as having paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia after a lengthy period of flu llike symptoms, odd heart beat, dizziness, chest pains, tingling in hands and near blackouts.These symptoms have subsided and have largely not returned though still get the odd chest pain and...

  • Very strong heart beat/pulse, but normal rate

    notyetnever 6 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 23, 2007 06:44 PM

    I'm a 25/fit/male and about every 4 to 6 months for the past two years, my heart begins to beat very strongly for about 2 hours each day and lasts for about a week or two, but the rate is normal and it never skips any beats. I can see my heart beating in my chest and feel my pulse in my neck...

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  • Agent Orange and heart disease

    curious74432 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 20, 2007 09:15 PM

    :) have been trying to find current information on Viet Nam Veteran's and the effect Agent Orange had on them. My father died in 1991 at age 60 after 2 1/2 years of terrible illness which I attribute to Agent Orange. He was a career soldier, served two tours in Nam as an infantryman and Green...

  • Chest infection after-effects or heart related?

    stevie777 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 3, 2007 04:58 PM

    Apologies for cross-postng in the respiratory forum as well -- I'm at a loss as to where this belongs... Will stick in cross-board references to responses for the benefit of other users, though. Two months ago, after trips to the US and Eastern Europe, I started feeling strange: very spaced out,...

  • Entirely Frustrated.

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease June 28, 2007 04:53 PM

    I hope someone can at least give me some ideas. I suspect I have some form or other of heart disease. The symptoms are there but EKG's are always normal. I am on medicaid and am limited to doctors that are on the list given to me. How on earth can I get these doctors to listen to me? I'm an...

  • information on heart disease

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 15, 2007 06:29 PM

    hi my name is caz and im 27 suffering with polycystic ovarian syndrome, one of the long term affect is that it can cause heart disease - so my question is if i had heart disease does it mean i could drop down dead at any time?any information great fully recieved thanks.

  • Pain in left arm,shoulder

    prashant_2178 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 5, 2007 04:24 AM

    Im a 27 year old male.im facing problem of pain in my left arm,armpit,left shoulder alongwith acidity and gastrocitis problem. My BP was 160/90 wchi came down to 130/80 after taking medicine for 15 days. My cholestrol level is 188. Triglycerides level is 250. Could anyone let me know if this pain...

  • Pain in Arms

    prashant_2178 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 4, 2007 10:16 AM

    Im a 27 year old male.im facing problem of pain in my left arm,armpit,left shoulder alongwith acidity and gastrocitis problem. My BP was 160/90 wchi came down to 130/80 after taking medicine for 15 days. My cholestrol level is 188. Triglycerides level is 250. Could anyone let me know if this pain...

  • how to prevent cardiovascular disease

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease March 5, 2007 07:46 PM

    In addition to any other treatment, doctors and therapists agree that lifestyle and diet changes are of primary importance in both preventing heart disease and affecting the rate of its development. Most cases of heart disease can be helped by the following measures, especially if cought early:...

  • Breathless in Seattle

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 22, 2007 12:39 AM

    About a month ago, I started developing shortness of breath upon mild exertion. It has slowly been getting worse, with more activities restricted. I have also had brady/tachy issues (HR in low 30's to high 130's), dizziness, heat intolerance, and stroke-like symptoms (confusion, memory loss,...

  • Palpitations

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 18, 2007 03:48 AM

    I have had a feeling of a skipped heart beat, followed by an extra hard beat in the middle of my chest. First, is that considered a palpitation, or what is that? Secondly, this feeling I described above comes when I lay down on my right side, if I laugh, cough, or bend down to pick something up. It...