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Deep Breath ,weird Sensation In Chest And Heart Pounding

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  • Posted By: elias01
  • March 23, 2008
  • 05:37 AM

WHEN I TRY TO TAKE A DEEP BREATH I FEEL LIKE IM GOING TO PASS OUTAND I FEEL A WEIRD SENSATION LIKE MY HEART IS GONNA STOP LIKE I HAVE TO MUCH AIR BUT THE CONTRARY I FEEL OUT OF BREATH AND ALSO GET PALPITATIONS OR POUNDING IN MY HEART WHEN STANDING FROM WERE IM SITTING OR WHEN WALKING AND COMING TO A STOP PLEASE ADVICE I ALSO SOMETIMES GET PAIN IN CHEST AND STOMACH BLOATING BUT NO GASES HAVE SEEN CARDIOLOGIST SAYS EVERYTHING OKAY HAVE RUSHED TO THE ER HAD LOTS OF TEST BUT TH21Q21`EY SAY IT IS NOTHING BUT ANXIETY PLEASE ADVICE:confused:

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  • I too feel the same symptoms, and have rushed to the er. It is very frustrating. My cardiologist has ordered a TTT (tilt table test) to hopefully uncover the cause of this symptom. I completely understand what you are feeling and I hope you are doing better or have seen an improvement. My symptoms are:Standing from a seated, reclined, or laying postion I will feel a very slow and forceful heart beat with pressure in my neck and shortness of breath. It will subside after a few moments but sometimes my anxiety will cause my heart to race as a reaction thus causing dizzyness and even more shortness of breath. I also get the same feelings if I am suddenly startled. Like if someone sneeks up on me from behind and spooks me or if I'm driving down the road speeding and see a cop. It feels like a quick jolt and then the same sympotms will take place. It is quite possible that they are linked to an anxiety or panic issue, however I would recommend that you ask your cardiologist about a stress test, echo cardiogram, or Tilt table test. Perhaps the use of one of those tests can help uncover the cause of the symptoms. If I find out anything this friday from my test i will let you know. Email me if you have any questions or if you have found anything out since you posted this that could help me. I am quite nervous about the whole situation.Thanks,email: crisco3954@hotmail.com
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 20, 2009
    • 02:24 AM
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  • I used to have an irregular heart beat with some of the symptoms you're both describing, especially tryinig to sleep. A friend originally told me about this years ago because I was in a hotel for a few weeks and couldn't sleep because of my heart - plus it was very uncomfortable. It turned out to be EMF's in my sleep area - box spring mattresses pick them up from wall wiring. The bed was in the corner, so I pulled it out about a foot from the wall on each side and my heart beat became normal. Electronic equipment on your body such a digital watch, or cell phone, driving a lot, office environment etc.. many things can cause it. I come across this a lot in my practice. If you think this might be relevant and want me to help you pinpoint it, reply here, or email me at freehelp99@yahoo.comKaren
    Kinesiologist 62 Replies
    • January 21, 2009
    • 01:15 AM
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  • Sounds like hypertension. Usually caused by eating too many salty foods and not getting enough potassium. So try cutting down on the salty foods like, bread, cheeze, chips...You can try taking potassium supplements and eating more fresh fruits and vegetables.
    Paulppaul 25 Replies
    • January 21, 2009
    • 01:27 AM
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  • Sounds like postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, or dysautonomia. Crisco...beware the Tilt Table test..it is a bit unpleasant (if it's a positive)but I'm glad I finally suggested it to my Dr. because I've got a diagnosis after 15 yrs of being told I had anxiety and depression.Good Luck to AllPamela
    pamelasmc 82 Replies
    • January 21, 2009
    • 04:21 PM
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