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Rib cage clicking-muscle tightness

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 29, 2008
  • 10:22 PM

I am a 25 yr old with some wierd symptoms...It started 4 yrs ago when i started having heart palpitations (severe) it would pound out of my chest. I got hot flashes and wierd sensations coursing through my veins. The doctors thought that it was anxiety related. Well now i am on zoloft and had many ekgs and holter monitors to rule out heart disease. The holter revealed a (Very rare Ventricular ectopic run, Superventricular ectopic)The only thing is that i still have alot of discomfort in my rib cage. I am constatly bracing and stretching it out because it is always compressing my throat. I feel like i cant breath sometimes. Then it will click back into place and i will feel better, momentarily, until it slips out again. I am just wondering what this could be or what i can take to make this go away. It extends all the way to my left shoulder, my right one is okay. Should i be concerned?

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  • I have an irregular heart beat too, the heart moniter pointed that out not to long ago. I have similar symptoms to what you're feeling. I'll be sitting down atthe computer not thinking anything and then WHAMI get the wind knocked out of me, feel REALLY tired for a minute and my heart goes 200 mph or skips a lot. Then I'm okay. mine isn't anxiety related.The only thing that could really help you, that I can think of, so it does NOT get worse, is a healthy diet and plenty of excerisize. That's really...the best thing you can do for yourself. Once I started excersizing and watching what I eat, I only have those attacks a few times a week instead of a few times a day. Hope this helps...
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  • thanks for the advice...i have been taking up bike riding and changing my eating habbits. I havent had any real bad episodes in the last week
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  • i have also had the exact same symptoms.What is the exact diagnosis.could you provide more information
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