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  • Heart pounding after little exertion

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease November 4, 2012 01:08 AM

    I'm a 20 year old male, not in great shape but not horrible either (5' 10", 215-220lb). I have a history of chest pain and heart palpitations caused by anxiety, but this is probably unrelated.My heart sometimes pounds after minimal activity. For example, after climbing the stairs at a brisk pace...

  • For those of you who have or think you have High Blood Pressure / Hypertension

    bpchronicledotcom 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 27, 2012 12:47 AM

    I was reading a post down lower but I thought I would respond here because the post was old. The post was about a young lady who had a panic attack and while at the hospital they took here blood pressure. 145/90 Then on two more different doctor appointments her pressure was around the same. Her...

  • Not sure what's wrong or what to do...

    Sarah19 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 1, 2012 10:08 AM

    Before I moved out about 6 weeks ago, my parents never really took me to the doctor. they were never really concerned about my health at all. List of symptoms then include: Frequent, severe headacheschest painsdizziness difficulty breathing with exercise stabbing pains in stomach areaThey didn't...

  • Anyone got any ideas?

    dontknowhat 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease March 29, 2012 04:58 PM

    first off i would like to offer all of my condolences to everyone here. I recently have been having some serious health problems and been to the er 4 times with no resolution. The only thing i have received is what I like to call cop-out diagnoses. All of the tests that have been performed on me...

  • Is it my heart or something else

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease March 10, 2012 12:32 PM

    I am a 68 year old male. I have been diagnosed having a mild form of heart weakness and narrowing of the arteries.I have been suffering from the following symptoms especially during the cold weathers:1- I seem to have constant congestion similar to that of flu on the left side of my nose with...

  • Arythemias after heart ablations

    Denmar 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 22, 2012 04:30 AM

    I am a 60 yo male and had three heart ablations for atrial fib. After the third ablation I began having a symptom that is puzzeling me. I will get a rise in anxiety that is felt in the upper abdomen and just below the bottom of the sternum. This anxiety will get more intense and I will feel like a...

  • 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...

  • Need Help

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 17, 2011 07:55 AM

    I am a 22 male.. i have GERD, stomach ulcer, anxiety and i kind of strained my chest muscles two weeks ago.. but for the past two years whenever i am laying on my stomach i would feel an intense ripping feeling under the left breast as i lift my lower body up and move it to the left wi, when im...

  • I Think I've Been Mis Diagnosed. Life Threatning?

    RawlsB 6 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease March 17, 2011 01:33 AM

    Okay so here is my story. Its quite long but it's been ***l for me for the past 3 weeks to a month.To start off I'd like to say that I'm a perfectly healthy 19 year old guy. Before i started having problems I'd go to the gym every day, and work out + do cardio, it's safe to say i was in shape.1...

  • severe chest pains

    smcelravey 4 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease February 11, 2011 09:38 PM

    For the past couple of months I have been having bad chest pains mainly on my right side. However, in the past few weeks the pain seems to be getting much worse every day. In the last week, I have been getting pain even in my right hand, yesterday it clenched into a claw shape and was difficult to...

  • Chest pain, feet numb & stinging, fast heart rate, shortness of breathe

    Scott81321 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease November 2, 2010 05:29 AM

    Hi, I don't know what else to do, need help trying to figure out what is wrong with me and what I can do about it.Sorry if this is long but its been ongoing for a couple years now and a lot has happened. Thank you for any help you'd be helping a desperate person.Since about Oct 2008 I've been...

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  • has anyone had the same feelings

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 22, 2010 11:58 PM

    i sometimes have it almost feels like a hard heart beat or a skipped beat in my chest and it really freaks me out i went to the doctor and had a heart monitor on and he said it wasnt my heart im on zoloft now but i still get them they told me its from anxiety but i have had anxiety since i was 16...

  • I feel like my heart will give out and I will die

    evaecho 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 7, 2010 02:34 AM

    I am a 27 yo female with a history of panic/anxiety attacks, slight mitral regurgatation and enlarged heart. I last went to the cardiologist in 2008 and was told my heart was back to normal size, and the regurgitation of my mitral valve was all but gone. I took myself off of my medication because...

  • All im sure is, somethings very wrong

    waterdeepchu 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 5, 2010 10:29 AM

    I dont even know how to begin to describe this, which is one of the biggest problems: ive never seen someone else mention this. My backgroudn in general: mitral valve prolapse, anxiety (the usual), depression and paranoia problems. The only drug i use is pot, and only rarely. Now, on to my...

  • Random chest pains, palpitations

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 30, 2010 12:35 AM

    Hi. I am a 16 year old male. As long as I can remember, i have experienced a sharp, burning chest pain that occurs randomly. It does not radiate and usually only lasts a few seconds. It is not brought on by exercise. I also occasionally experience palpitations. Sometimes, it feels like my heart...

  • Mild edema and restless leg. Vascular disorder?

    bmoussavi 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 6, 2010 02:22 PM

    Hey folks,I'll start off by giving my information. I'm a 31 year old male, 5'11" and around 240 lbs. Yes, I'm definitely overweight, which I suspect may be causing some of these problems. However, I was not always this heavy. I used to maintain around 205-210 5 years ago and would work out almost...

  • left chest pain & left arm pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 6, 2010 08:40 AM

    i have pains in my chest to the left side and left arm pains ,i dont feel confortable.this i think from what i can gather is from a muscle strain but i get short of breath at times.although i am an anxiety sufferer but i seem to control it for the fact i will turn 30yrs on 13 of July.I cant get my...

  • Blood pressure problem

    anxious Annie 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease June 12, 2010 06:00 PM

    I am under a doctors care and on BP meds, yet I can't keep my BP from spiking. I have anxiety problems and sometimes think that I have the BP on my mind and I make myself have high readings. Is this a possibility? I am scared to death and I worry about everything, make everthing into a serious...

  • Help!!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 20, 2010 06:06 AM

    Hi guys,I am a 19 y/o overweight male, drinkerdrinker, non-smokernon-smoker (loves long walks on the beach etc etc). Last June I got very very drunk at a party and had a very bad case of the hiccupshiccups. The next morning I experienced mild shortness of breathshortness of breath which was...

  • Pulsating left side chest pain?

    timothyx 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 18, 2010 10:04 AM

    Hello I am 19 years old get low amounts of exercise I have undiagnosed BAD anxiety, I say I know I have it because I have panic attacks whenever I am around too many people I don't know.My problem is this, after I wake up from sleeping I have these minor dull background headaches and I get this...