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  • After barbiturate overdose, can you be revived with a defibrillator?

    samhiggins 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 10, 2013 05:37 AM

    So today I met someone who said that they technically "commited suicide and lived" because they overdosed on barbiturates and their heart stopped for a full minute, but then their heart started again after the doctors used a defibrillator, and they recovered. Apparently this person lies a lot and...

  • bubbles in my vein

    chikiz 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease February 4, 2013 02:53 PM

    it's been 1day but last nite as i was leying in bed my arm started feeling warm and felt like bubble was going through my arm vein it felt very weird then i felt it on my foot it seems like it was going all my body and started to burn and felt a little pain what can it bee please ?

  • distended right jagular vein

    serger steeve 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 14, 2013 06:03 PM

    i'm 19 years old , male the story begins one year agoi was woken up by tachycardia and strong beaten hearti was admitted to the ER , and treated with beta blockerECG was normalafter that , i observed distention of my rt jagular vein sometimesultrasound echo cardiogram was normal .. EF was 69% , SV...

  • pounding heart

    ksmack1134 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 6, 2013 03:50 AM

    my chest has been pounding on and off the the past week or 2 now, it usually happens when i am sitting down or laying in bed. the pounding can last for a few seconds to a few minutes. sometime there is a little bit of pain. i am 19, male

  • Heart pounding after little exertion

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease November 4, 2012 01:08 AM

    I'm a 20 year old male, not in great shape but not horrible either (5' 10", 215-220lb). I have a history of chest pain and heart palpitations caused by anxiety, but this is probably unrelated.My heart sometimes pounds after minimal activity. For example, after climbing the stairs at a brisk pace...

  • Bicycle hit by a car

    medical123 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 16, 2012 06:56 AM

    A middle aged man riding on a bicycle was hit by a car. He got multiple injuries and fell on the ground. When taken to the emergency dept. he was bleeding profusely from the wound.He was drowsy, on examination his pulse was rapid and thready,skin was pale cold and clammy. Arterial pressure was...

  • Please help

    Jessicasophia1 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 2, 2012 05:05 AM

    Hey there. I will start off by saying I'm 24 years old and have been healthy for most of my life until recently. Ive stopped exercising regularly and eating well. The other night, I was in a sticky situation and got very stressed out. I went to bed to try and calm down and go to sleep. I began...

  • Renew Study

    Renew Study 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 31, 2012 02:56 PM

    If you have refractory angina and chronic myocardialischemia, you might be interested in a clinical research study. Visitwww.RENEWstudy.com to learn more and to see if you may qualify.

  • An interesting handbook on cardiology

    carlyecoutore 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 22, 2012 01:46 PM

    Hi All,Here is an interesting handbook on cardiology - Clinical Handbook in Cardiovascular DiseasePlease visit http://ebooks.ccgmp.com/product/clinical-handbook-in-cardiovascular-diseaseHope this is of some use to you all.-Carlye

  • For those of you who have or think you have High Blood Pressure / Hypertension

    bpchronicledotcom 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 27, 2012 12:47 AM

    I was reading a post down lower but I thought I would respond here because the post was old. The post was about a young lady who had a panic attack and while at the hospital they took here blood pressure. 145/90 Then on two more different doctor appointments her pressure was around the same. Her...

  • For those of you who have or think you have High Blood Pressure / Hypertension

    bpchronicledotcom 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 27, 2012 12:12 AM

    I read a post down lower but I thought I would respond here because the post was very old . The post lower was a young lady who had had a panic attack and had her blood pressure taken at the hospital. The again at one doctor and again at another her range was 140 / 90. This number is not terrible...

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  • Recurring Chest Pain! Help?

    helpneeded321 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 8, 2012 01:55 AM

    I hope I can get help with this problem. Attached are the links to my detailed illustration and explanation of my symptoms. Thanks for any help you may be able to provide!. Page 1http://i1055.photobucket.com/albums/s513/nikthedeviant/page1.jpgPage...

  • 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...

  • Anyone got any ideas?

    dontknowhat 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease March 29, 2012 04:58 PM

    first off i would like to offer all of my condolences to everyone here. I recently have been having some serious health problems and been to the er 4 times with no resolution. The only thing i have received is what I like to call cop-out diagnoses. All of the tests that have been performed on me...

  • Is it my heart or something else

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease March 10, 2012 12:32 PM

    I am a 68 year old male. I have been diagnosed having a mild form of heart weakness and narrowing of the arteries.I have been suffering from the following symptoms especially during the cold weathers:1- I seem to have constant congestion similar to that of flu on the left side of my nose with...

  • Arythemias after heart ablations

    Denmar 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 22, 2012 04:30 AM

    I am a 60 yo male and had three heart ablations for atrial fib. After the third ablation I began having a symptom that is puzzeling me. I will get a rise in anxiety that is felt in the upper abdomen and just below the bottom of the sternum. This anxiety will get more intense and I will feel like a...

  • Blackouts with still function! Fibromyalgia and NEURALLY MEDIATED HYPOTENSION

    virginiaj 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease December 7, 2011 12:57 PM

    I have vent ATRIAL FIBULLATION which has turned into lower chambers of heart. This is when my heart can not pump blood from one ventricial to the other as a electricial charge isn't responding. It tookseveral doc's and hospital's to finially 'listen to me that something is wrong.' my meds help keep...

  • 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...

  • Needing someone with a bit of knowledge

    scoggin 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 22, 2011 12:02 AM

    My husband is 51 and was diagnosed havingCOPD a year or so ago he has a lung capacity of 45 he also started taking bloodpressure meds at the same time. About a month ago he was really sick run downno energy and could not even make it through a day at work. He had 1 seizurewhile at work so he went...

  • 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...