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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Shortness of breath and Heart Palpitations

    clowdyacan2 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease June 29, 2011 07:00 AM

    I am 26 and very worried, for about a year and a half on separate ocassions I have been getting these weird heart palpitations and shortness of breath right before I go to bed. As I doze off I am awoken by what feels like my heart almost getting shocked.I begin to doze off again I can feel my heart...

  • shortness of breath

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease June 21, 2011 07:45 PM

    Hi there I hope that someone out there has gone through this and got help so they can tell me what it is lol..I started with a cough at night when laying down, in the morning when rising and when I laughed. In April I finally got a docs app and he gave me antibiotics. At the time I was worse then...

  • 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...

  • Sharp pain on right side of chest

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 6, 2011 03:16 PM

    Hi, I have recurring pain on the right side of my chest that resonates in my back. It's a sharp pain and doesn't always last long. I have it now, the pain's been there for almost 45 minutes now, it won't go away, and that's the longest time i've had it. I mostly have it when I'm angry, in a lot of...

  • Cant Sleep

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 22, 2011 07:42 AM

    Well I've been having shortness of breath, its so hard for me to breath , and my chest hurts just a bit, and when I go to sleep i run as fast as I can from my bedroom, its like I'm scared to sleep, What can I do, feels like Im going to go crazy.

  • Tightness in chest and loss of appetite

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 11, 2011 04:10 PM

    Hello all,For the past two weeks I have been experiencing shortness of breath and tightness in my chest. I also feel like my heart is racing at times and am more fatigue. Every time I try to eat I take one bite and lose my appetite. I do feel anxious a lot so I guess it could be a panic attack, it...

  • Tightness in chest and loss of appetite

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 11, 2011 04:04 PM

    Hello all,For the past two weeks I have been experiencing shortness of breath and tightness in my chest. I also feel like my heart is racing at times and am more fatigue. Every time I try to eat I take one bite and lose my appetite. I do feel anxious a lot so I guess it could be a panic attack, it...

  • palpitations and shortness of breath everyday

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease March 8, 2011 05:06 AM

    For the last 2-3 years now i have been experiencing heart palpitations and shortness of breath here and there. But in the last year or so it has gotten 10 times worse and in the last few months has been every single day. It's at its worst when i am trying to sleep. So bad that i dread going to...

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  • Constant chest discomfort shortness of breath.

    theerd 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 17, 2011 11:54 AM

    Hi all, Back in June of 2010 after pushing a car, i took chest discomfort and a shortness of breath. Now to cut a long tory short the discomfort got worse and i ended up in coronary care. All tests were done on me came back clear. I was then sent for an angiogramme where they found a narrowing of...

  • Abnormal ECG?

    worrypot 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease November 26, 2010 08:25 PM

    Hi folks, I have been having shortness of breath for some time now, and always just assumed it was my lungs. More recently, though, I have been waking up in the middle of the night with a sudden jolt, feeling the need to take deep breaths. I have also had the odd dizzy patch, and always have cold...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Shortness of Breath

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 18, 2010 05:00 AM

    I am 29 yrs old, female. I have this breathlessness problem. Firt my throat goes sore and dry and then I just feel myself choking up, going out of breath. At times I feel my chest going tight and my hands numb. I have done my pulmonary test, ECOH test, X-Ray, Blood test but all reports show normal....

  • chest pain=[

    awb4130578 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 25, 2010 07:11 AM

    For about the past week I have been having moderate chest pain in the middle of my chest and to the left of it. I am a 21 yr. old male, overweight=[. 5'6'', 262 lbs. Anways I ended up leaving work 2 days ago and went to the ER. The pain got really bad and wasn't going away. It started out a week...

  • 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. ...

  • Help!!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 20, 2010 06:06 AM

    Hi guys,I am a 19 y/o overweight male, drinkerdrinker, non-smokernon-smoker (loves long walks on the beach etc etc). Last June I got very very drunk at a party and had a very bad case of the hiccupshiccups. The next morning I experienced mild shortness of breathshortness of breath which was...

  • chest pain and shortness of breath

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease March 16, 2010 06:31 PM

    I am 15 years old and i have chest pain and shortness of breath. When im lying down it sometimes calms down but as i sit dow or stand up it comes back. The pain comes and goes in my chest. I sometimes feel like i kant breath. Im athletic and when i run or go upstairs i grow tierd its very odd of me...