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  • Defense after the heart attack

    jacky0403 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 6, 2011 10:31 AM

    As one of the most important organs of the body, the heart is surprisingly also one of the most ignored when it comes to being taken care of. Whilst you might think that you do not indulge in activities to harm your heart, a lot of habits that are part of your daily routine could be inconspicuously...

  • How do you protect your heart?

    Rain_123 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 30, 2011 10:24 AM

    Here's what i do to protect my heart is first i take supplement that will help my heart function well (Omega 3 Fish Oil Ultimate), next i eat foods with less cholesterol and less fat contents. I also exercise daily. I make sure that i will live a lifestyle that is non stressful and a healthy one.

  • Two cardiologists, both confused. What's wrong with me?

    onesweetworld 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 29, 2011 06:52 PM

    I'm 24, female, and normal height and weight. Up until May, I was using an elliptical at the gym and had no problems exerting myself in any way.It all started three months ago when I had episodes of palpitations (I could feel my heart pounding in my chest) and my pulse rate skyrocketed. I ended up...

  • Cant sit in chairs?

    waterdeepchu 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 24, 2011 10:09 PM

    I currently sit on my bed, with legs crossed. this screws up my posture but I cant use a chair. I have no idea why, but if i use a chair for more than a couple days, my feet start to swell. after a week or less my shoes stop fitting and every step hurts. This process will continue to a lesser...

  • hurting

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 17, 2011 06:23 PM

    i have ben haing really bad upper back pain and stomch pain but its a sharp shooting on my left side on my right side it just hurts... i ben tested for std but it cam back of me not having anything.. i also some times have a lil chest pain like it feel like hurt barn but i dont know. and when i eat...

  • Slurred speech and fuzzy thinking in evenings

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 14, 2011 04:17 AM

    Hi, I am concerned about my 65 year old mom. She seems ok when I see her in the morning, weekdays. In the evenings/on weekends, her speech becomes slurred and she whistles when she speaks, her thinking is fuzzy and her response time in conversations increases. It's like her mind has sort of...

  • what have i got???

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 10, 2011 09:47 AM

    My heart has been beating strongly and I dunno what to do I'm getting worried over it to much, and sometimes its fast then its fast aswell then it calms down and its just a strong heart beat, then I can't feel it and its normal. What should I do, I'm over weight aswell.

  • 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...

  • stabbing pain in chest(sterum)

    kiki13_us 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 30, 2011 11:59 PM

    I am experiencing stabbing, sharp pains in the middle of my chest for about the past 5 hours non stop feel like it more on the bone-- movement of any kind makes it worse as well as, pressing on the area, deep breath, yawns, etc...---i am only 24 and not over weight---i have had this same issue once...

  • Chest pain between chest bone and breast

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 27, 2011 03:38 PM

    At age 19, I am experiencing a stabbing pain between my chest bone and my right breast. I am a bigger girl, and I know that puts pressure on everything, but I am not sure if that is the main problem. I know I have had some stress finishing up high school and starting college while my parents are...

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  • Odd pains, pressue, leg aches

    boysangur 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 26, 2011 12:59 AM

    Hello, everyone, I know this is a long and scary post but I am DESPERATE and I feel like I should tell the whole story for once, in hopes that someone could tell me what could be wrong with me. Please, bear with me as I explain. Background of the condition: Ever since I was little, I've had dull...

  • New Memeber

    jesonsmith 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 25, 2011 05:08 PM

    Hi.....everyone I am Jesons Smith new member of this forum. I just completed his graduation in Medical Science and currently held the position as Expert Health Editor and Health Consultant for various online Health and Fitness websites.

  • Ne Memeber

    jesonsmith 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 25, 2011 05:07 PM

    Hi.....everyone I am Jesons Smith new member of this forum. I just completed his graduation in Medical Science and currently held the position as Expert Health Editor and Health Consultant for various online Health and Fitness websites.

  • Is This Mitral Valve Prolapse?

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 18, 2011 01:53 PM

    I'm F 40 and have had Asthma since I was 6 - so I'm quite accustomed to being short of breath, and tired due to low O2 count to the point that I rarely notice it and just live on taking my Advair & Albuterol. About 2 1/2 years ago I went to my physician after two occasions when I collapsed on the...

  • Хочешь получи

    russianathenss 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 15, 2011 10:49 PM

    Тогда стоит внимательнее присмотреться к Греции! Ради иностранных учеников обучение, питание и проживание в государственных вузах бесплатное, а сообразно уровню прививаемых знаний и материальному состоянию учебные заведения в Греции не уступают более популярным вузам из других...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...