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  • Cannot get a dianosis by doctor. Chest pains, arm pains and light headed. Please help!

    AnthonyJohnson215 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 5, 2014 09:28 PM

    So I'm a 20yo Male. I'm 5'10 and a whopping 300 pounds in weight with a blood pressure that can range from 130/86 to 140/90 ( Not sure if the BP's are accurate tbh. I smoked a lot this year but mainly this year, I stopped a week ago. I've been having chest pains on and off for a while now. It can...

  • distended right jagular vein

    serger steeve 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 14, 2013 06:03 PM

    i'm 19 years old , male the story begins one year agoi was woken up by tachycardia and strong beaten hearti was admitted to the ER , and treated with beta blockerECG was normalafter that , i observed distention of my rt jagular vein sometimesultrasound echo cardiogram was normal .. EF was 69% , SV...

  • 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...

  • New here, please help

    DUCKY80G 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease November 27, 2011 04:00 PM

    On 9/17/2011 i was at work (in er) registering a patient when i got a sensation in my lower right jaw like a toothache starting that quickly spread into a burning feeling and within a matter of minutes i was gasping for air and felt like my chest was being torn apart. On a scale of 1-10 it was...

  • Defense after the heart attack

    jacky0403 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 6, 2011 10:31 AM

    As one of the most important organs of the body, the heart is surprisingly also one of the most ignored when it comes to being taken care of. Whilst you might think that you do not indulge in activities to harm your heart, a lot of habits that are part of your daily routine could be inconspicuously...

  • Two cardiologists, both confused. What's wrong with me?

    onesweetworld 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 29, 2011 06:52 PM

    I'm 24, female, and normal height and weight. Up until May, I was using an elliptical at the gym and had no problems exerting myself in any way.It all started three months ago when I had episodes of palpitations (I could feel my heart pounding in my chest) and my pulse rate skyrocketed. I ended up...

  • 14 year old w/chest pains & more..any advice???

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 1, 2011 07:49 AM

    My son is 14. His medical issues are: as soon as he was born he had bowel issues, chronic constipation. He still does to this day! Nothing ever worked on him, not laxatives, not fiber, not miralax NOTHING. He has never had a loose stool in his life! Dr said he had never in his career had a patient...

  • Chest pain between chest bone and breast

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 27, 2011 03:38 PM

    At age 19, I am experiencing a stabbing pain between my chest bone and my right breast. I am a bigger girl, and I know that puts pressure on everything, but I am not sure if that is the main problem. I know I have had some stress finishing up high school and starting college while my parents are...

  • 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...

  • Sharp pain on right side of chest

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 6, 2011 03:16 PM

    Hi, I have recurring pain on the right side of my chest that resonates in my back. It's a sharp pain and doesn't always last long. I have it now, the pain's been there for almost 45 minutes now, it won't go away, and that's the longest time i've had it. I mostly have it when I'm angry, in a lot of...

  • my heart?

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease February 3, 2011 05:36 AM

    Why does my heart feel like is going to explode or burst, rapid heart rate and my chest becomes tight but there is no pain, it's like I'm falling or something like that...this occurs every now and then but I don't know what it is? It goes away after a mintue or so...and it happens for no reason...

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  • High Diastoic

    Kat_VonHypertensive 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 4, 2011 05:43 PM

    I am so frustrated. Ever since I gave after my first baby my blood pressure has been crazy. I have given birth 3 times and after each birth my blood pressure got worse and worse. My bp after my last birth topped 190/110! :eek: I was on mostly on 40mg benicar or 40/5 azor with a HCTZ pill. It took...

  • Chest Pain While Breathing

    vkkalia3117 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease December 23, 2010 04:32 AM

    In 2006 i experienced chest pain which was diagonised as muscular one. Again in Sep 2010 i had this pain and took CT Scan and Stress Thalium tests. Then on 18 Nov 10 i underwent Angioplasty using balloon only, in my LAD & D1. Since then i am on medication for Heart. I am again experiencing left...

  • Constant Terror

    waterdeepchu 2 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease December 6, 2010 03:13 PM

    So, I have a heart condition, a minor mitral valve prolapse. Its the kind that just hurts a bit. And this was fine, it was only ever a problem before i knew what it was. But in the past two or three months, theres been something...horrible. Ill try to explain:While in the bath a couple months ago,...

  • 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...

  • Audible crunching that synchronizes w/heartbeat

    traveler35 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease November 1, 2010 12:57 AM

    This happens to me occasionally, but seems to be happening more. I hear a crunching sound that comes either from my chest or throat. It is synchronized with my heartbeat. I have no pain. Have had a stress test and echo of my heart three months ago. Also, immediately following those tests had a...

  • chest pain, palpitations, constipation

    sayyadina 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 28, 2010 01:31 AM

    I'm 26, and I've been having some scary heart symptoms. Palpitations, dizziness, shortness of breath, weakness, chest pain, and low blood pressure. I've also had irregular periods, constipation, decreased appetite & weight loss, despite doing my best to eat. My mouth is dry all the time, no matter...

  • I'm a writer, and I need help with research for a character!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease October 2, 2010 05:30 AM

    I'm currently doing research on a character, and this character happens to have a heart condition. She was born with it, and had corrective surgery as an infant and was told that everything was alright. That is until she was about twelve, and she was under extreme stress and she had a heart attack....

  • 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...

  • Undiagnosed and frustrated

    FeelingHopeless 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 17, 2010 01:29 AM

    I'm a female and now 29 years old. I'm 5'2" and weigh 107 lb. I've always had low bp, it was never a problem for me. A few years back I started experiencing chest pain just left of the breast bone (feeling like being stabbed with an icepick). The pain will sometime extend down the left arm. I...