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  • Help, My Heart Beats Extremely Hard (But I'm Healthy)

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions September 2, 2015 05:23 PM

    Hello, For the past 8 months I've been experiencing an issue where my heart just beats hard, it doesn't beat fast (typically), just very hard. The issue came out of no where and since it started I've seen two cardiologists who have given me an EKG, a 24-Hour Holter monitor, a treadmill stress...

  • How do I convince my doctor I don't want to take statins?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions July 28, 2015 04:37 PM

    I have high numbers for my cholesterol. I have had an angioplasty several years ago and it proved no blockage or build up of plaque. A new physician wants me on a statin. I have taken them before and they made me ill. Besides I am now educated about how dangerous statins are and how little they...

  • skipped Beats

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions July 20, 2015 09:42 PM

    Hi my name is Luis iam 24 years old. I been getting skipped beats for 2 years know. One time i was getting them badly, and was scared. I had to go to the ER getting to the Er i got a panick attack so they drew blood, and they told me i was dehydrated that my Magnesium and potassium levels were low...

  • Diagnosis Aortic Valve Stenosis & Severe Anemia (Hemoglobin 5.0)

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions July 6, 2015 05:45 PM

    I am a 58 year woman that was recently diagnosed with Aortic Valve Stenosis. The ultrasound was ordered due to my complaint of being out of breath, pulse in my eardrum and inability to do any physical exertion without being out of breath. Shortly after that diagnosis it was discovered by my G.P....

  • Personal Story: Deep Trouble

    Posted in: Heart conditions August 28, 2014 02:35 PM

    Grew up with a huge amount of trauma which led to post traumatic stress syndrome and a myriad of other mental issues. That left me a ripe candidate for drug and alcohol abuse. Have been abusing and using over 30 years. Have genetic disposition as well on BOTH sides of family addiction. Both my...

  • will mitral valve replacement affect the child of a patient

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions July 11, 2014 07:22 PM

    will mitral valve replacement affect the child of a patient

  • been having severe pain in upper right arm under muscle and lower stomach ache same time

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions February 20, 2014 09:44 PM

    wake up middle of the night right arm hurting under muscle and at the same time get lower stomach pain

  • Have you heard about Tolvaptan Drug??

    MrAlok 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions May 26, 2013 11:49 AM

    Tolvaptan is Indicated for the treatment of clinically significant blood disorder and low sodium in the body including patients with heart failure, cirrhosis, and Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH). The use of tolvaptan was noted to increase excretion of excess fluids and...

  • Cannot catch a "satisfactory" breath

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions May 14, 2013 10:08 PM

    I scheduled an appointment, but it's still a couple of days away; I would appreciate some preliminary advice on what could be wrong. First, my medical history: I am a 19 year old male, 5'8", 198 lbs. Self-diagnosed tachycardia... My heart usually beats quickly at 112-120 bpm. I told my doc about it...

  • Pulmonary odema - not every day, but why?

    Timukuk 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions April 24, 2013 04:57 AM

    I have known heart condition, including left ventricle issues, mitral valve etc., so I'm not completely ignorant of what's going on.However, I get occasional attacks of pulmonary odema - always at night, ie lying down, aka dypsnea.What I cannot for the life of me understand is why does this only...

  • High cholesterol troubles gone

    Alicia25 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions September 13, 2012 08:52 AM

    I have a long history with statins, and it’s not all rosy and nice. I’ve taken all sorts of statins over the past 10 years, and I could fill a book with all the nasty side effects I’ve experienced, one worse than the other. My doctor switched me to Crestor because I was having terrible leg pain,...

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  • High Blood Pressure/Heart Rate Age 16

    lcooper 1 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions June 1, 2012 01:38 PM

    Hello All,I'm having a hard time with finding what's going on with my son and it's very alarming. They just seem to want to treat with blood pressure meds but can't seem to give me a medical condition of what's going on. My son has had high blood pressure for 2 years now. They did an ultrasound of...

  • Undiagnosed Tachycardia. cardiologist, neurologist, but no help.

    Zenica 2 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions May 25, 2012 05:30 AM

    Hello,I am on my last legs for a series of medical problems and no one seems to know what is wrong.I am 22 years old, female, and a month ago I experienced a TIA, and was hospitalized. MRI was clear. TIA began with sudden onset of left neck pain, with left facial numbness that progressed down the...

  • Arrhythmias and Infection

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions March 17, 2012 02:54 PM

    Hi,Very new here, appreciate the forum!I'm a 62 YO male, 170 Lbs. I've had mild to moderate "palpitations" (mostly PVC's) for 20 years. Nothing too serious, but sometimes I get bigeminy and that bothers me a lot. Sometimes a little Brady, but only 1 faint in all that time. I'm on no medication...

  • Signs of an Unhealthy Heart

    Alfie2011 2 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions December 4, 2011 09:55 AM

    Hey... Here are some main point of Signs of an Unhealthy Heart1] Neck pain 2] Dizziness, faintness, or shortness of breath 3] Indigestion, nausea, or heartburn 4] Jaw and ear pain

  • Signs of an Unhealthy Heart

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions August 10, 2011 10:45 AM

    Hey... Here are some main point of Signs of an Unhealthy Heart1 Neck pain**2 Dizziness, faintness, or shortness of breath*3 Indigestion, nausea, or heartburn*4 Jaw and ear pain

  • joint pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions May 23, 2011 06:39 PM

    I had RF when I was 12 and received treatment with pen. shots and stariods. am now 30 and for the last two yrs i have been havin joint point all over to when i cant move them some days. i remember going through this as a child because of RF could what is going on now having anthing to do with my...

  • miss

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions April 9, 2011 07:55 AM

    I suffered mild heart attack n massive angina attact over 11 yrs ago aged 34 yrs angiogram found I ad narrowing of the arteries. Wich I stent implants. Then last year I was waking most nearly every day the early hours with angina pain. On several occations I was adviced 2 go in hospital then...

  • Bradychardia

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions April 9, 2011 05:55 AM

    I am 68 year old male from India. I m 5ft 8'' tall weighing 67 kgs. I am a vegetarian. I am a sportsperson during 60s and 70s. I used to play vigorous tennis and cricket. I am told that i had a T wave inversion during the year 1977.I never had any symptoms before or after that. After that i had...

  • Are there others out there

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions March 24, 2011 10:42 AM

    My cardiologist has confirmed that my echocardiogram shows no structural abnormality and functions well. The ecg showed left axis deviation -37% and he has tried to reassure me that there is not really a condition here and that I am not at higher risk of heart attack or heart disease in the future....

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