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Been sick for months and no one can help

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • November 26, 2010
  • 01:54 AM

Hello...so I have basically been having a whole mess of problems for the past 6+ months and don't know what to do anymore. I have seen a cardiologist, nuerologist, rheumatologist, etc. I am 21 years old and have these symptoms:

headache (feels like a rubber band is tied around my forehead and causes me to not think clearly)
feeling of being unbalanced ( especially when standing or walking for more than a few minutes)
intense upper back, neck, and shoulder pain and stiffness
occasional joint pains, especially if i have been standing too long
chest tightness and heart pain (that goes down into my left arm at times)
extreme fatigue
slight stiffness in my face

My symptoms are worst when I am walking around or doing some daily activity that requires me to move. It is weird because running or doing intense physical activity helps or sleep and eating usually helps too.

I run at college for club so i am pretty active but not overly active. I have a resting heartrate of 46, which my cardiologist said did not bother them because I run. I have had a banine heart murmur my whole life.

I was diagnosed with lymes disease last may but was treated for it and the drs said they think it is probably unrelated? It is so frustrating because I feel like no one is taking me seriously and I hate complaining about it but i honestly feel like i am dying.

If anyone has had similar symptoms please let me know.

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