Discussions By Condition

Do you have a Cardiovascular disease question or want to share advice?

Discussions Happening Now:

  • 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...

  • Odd pains, pressue, leg aches

    boysangur 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 26, 2011 12:59 AM

    Hello, everyone, I know this is a long and scary post but I am DESPERATE and I feel like I should tell the whole story for once, in hopes that someone could tell me what could be wrong with me. Please, bear with me as I explain. Background of the condition: Ever since I was little, I've had dull...

  • 14, Blood pressure problems?

    molly.bee 5 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease June 13, 2011 01:10 PM

    Throughout my life, I've always had some sort of health problems. I've been diagnosed with Iron Deficiancy Anemia in the past, about a year ago. I got a blood test about 4 months ago and my Hemoglobin was 7 and Hematocrit was 29% . My levels went up though after a recent blood test. I also...

  • dizziness fainting ringing in ears tremors and numbness

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 25, 2010 08:21 PM

    my daughter now 11 has suffered severe migranes since she was 9 they ran a whole bunch of test they came up negative execpt a little swelling over her right ear they sent her home now 2 years latter she has numbness in her left hand tremors in her right her ear has been ringing she passed out a...

  • 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...

  • hypertension

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 6, 2010 05:38 PM

    Hello Everyone,I really need some advise on my high blood pressure, iam 38 yrs old i was diagnosed with high blood pressure about 6 yrs ago, however i did not know i had very high numbers until after i delivered my son 3 yrs ago, it ranges from 147/107 to 171/120 ive seen it drop to a fairly good...

  • 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...

  • Mystery shortness of breath and fast pulse

    JenJen 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 20, 2009 04:40 PM

    Hi all. I am looking for any tips or suggestions on what my mystery condition is. I’ve seen five specialists and run numerous tests and no one has a clue what is wrong with me. I am a 25-year-old female that was previously in good health. About two months ago, I woke up and had severe shortness of...

  • Are there such things as "mini" strokes or heart attacks? if so do I have symptoms?

    SheenaY 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 11, 2009 11:10 PM

    Hi. I am brand new to this type of thing so if I mess up please forgive me and feel free to let me know I committed a faux-pas.:o I am getting concerned enough to see if it helps or if I maybe I will at least be able to help someone else.I currently suffer from Fibromyalgia, arthritis,...

  • Complications of Crohn’s Disease

    Recognize the risks associated with Crohn’s disease.

    8 Surprising Facts About Cholesterol

    Did you know that one in six US adults has high cholesterol?

  • Chest Problems -Lack of Breath/Pain

    Tankerbro21 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 3, 2009 09:35 PM

    Hi, I'm a 19 year old male who's been diabetic for 3 years and has had hyperthyroidism for 2 years. I recently had endoscopic sinus surgery about 2 and a half weeks ago for a sever sinus infection I had for around 6 months. Sine the surgery, I had general shortness of breath when moving around. ...

  • Fainting, Panic Attacks, Bleeding Gums, and a possible UTI?

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 25, 2009 09:42 PM

    I'm 25, white female. 5 foot 4, 115 lbs. I'm a smoker (at least a pack a month, I'm in the process of quitting for life this week!! YAY me!!!) and started when I was 22. The last gyno exam was in August of 2008 and everything returned normal. As for medication, I have been anti depressant free for...

  • The four essential steps, that I've taken, that help me live with Heart Failure

    Machaon 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 18, 2009 11:21 AM

    I am near 70 and have had Congestive Heart Failure, Persistent Atrial Fibrillation, Chronic Tachycardia, Chronically High Blood Pressure, Immune System Dysfunction, Insulin Resistance, Pre-Diabetes and Asthma for over twenty years. I have learned four essential steps for lowering my blood pressure...

  • Pale, bad circulation.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 7, 2009 09:29 PM

    Hi, these are symptoms that I have had ongoing for many years now, as long as I can remember, I never really connected these but my friend mentioned that they might be connected, what do you think? They are; Extreme Paleness, bad circulation in fingers, hands, feet and toes, Chronic migraines,...

  • Chest pain and Joint pain

    SkyMirage 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 17, 2009 11:12 PM

    Okay, I'm a 17 year old girl, and currently about 5"3 and 110 lbs.For the last year or so, I've been experienced chest pain at random moments, and they come with seemingly no apparent reason. Some times it happens several times a day, and other times it's weeks between them. And it's never for...

  • Could this be POTS??

    Anonymous 6 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease March 14, 2009 07:23 AM

    I've had this for about 5 years now, back when I had a car accident or possibly from a horse riding accident. Here are my symptoms. I can't walk for more than 10 to 20 minutes without feeling like I'm going to pass out. I get very lightheaded and have to stop and lean against a shelf when I'm in a...

  • sharp pain on the left side of my chest and arm

    luvlydesi 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease November 12, 2008 06:02 PM

    For a while now I've been having this really sharp pain starting on the left side of my chest and goin to my arms and fingers. I don't get blurred vision or dizziness or anything. It feels like I can't breath and it hurts if I try and just makes the pain sharper. It will last for about 5seconds to...

  • Wrong diagnosis?

    jessicaheidi 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 24, 2008 11:11 AM

    I apologize for the length but I want to be very thorough.I'm 21 years old. So for 10 years now I have had what every doctor has called "panic attacks" and "anxiety disorder." Heart palpitations, feelings of my heart pounding very hard and fast, actually being able to see my entire chest move with...

  • Do I have Variant (Prinzmetal) Angina? Please help!

    Predaphin 6 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 19, 2008 01:44 AM

    I'm a 29yr old male, measure 5'9, and weighed 250lbs when I began having symptoms (I am currently at 240lbs and continuing to lose weight) I have a had a history of uncontrolled mild high blood pressure (which was first detected at about age 23), have had migraines since the age of 15 (untreated...