... She could have copd which can be associated with heart disease. Her shortness of breath may not come on until she exerts herself as does mine. When you sit...readings can be normal but upon exertion can cause shortness of breath as more of a load is put on the damaged heart. She may have a build up of water in and around the tissues. Here is what the Mayo Clinic says about... (6 replies)
... hi bay7000 i am suffering with the same problem that you have posted how did you overcome your chest pain and shortness of breath an sleeplessness,any advice would be greatly appreciated.Did u try breathing excercises,is it becuase of improper breathing due to stress and anxiety,i was asked to do abdomen breathing training (8 replies)
... e to the wonderful, confusing world of heart rhythm and heart beat irregularities. The good news is that you are not alone having to contend with tachycardia and palpitations and heart pauses and heart skips and heart jumps and heart pounding, etc. The bad news is that you are not alone ....... ... (1 replies)
... I've never posted on a board for something like this before, but I'm fairly desperate to get to the bottom of this and ascertaining some information is certainly a start. I'll try to cover all the necessary bases.
I'm a 28-year-old white male. I don't smoke (but I did - I quit almost two years ago). I drink socially (twice a week at best). I don't do any drugs. My only... (1 replies)
... Have very similiar symptoms to al of the ones quoted below. Dont mean to depress
anyone but \i am now in my third year of whatever it is..Heart palpitations ,stomach
ache left and right side, pains in arms and neck.dont know what to do.Have been to
all the relevent doctors and aprt from some ulceration of my stomach nothing. HAve
had all the cameras in fact there are... (6 replies)
... lot of water. I try to have at least one of those liter bottles of FIJI every day, because it seems to help, I don't know why, but especially that water. Heart palpitations are so weird, because you can feel them in all different parts of your body, like even sometimes your abdomen can get jumpy from them, so I know what you mean. ... (4 replies)
... I will repost my story to you here and perhaps it can shed some light. I also want to say that I smoked pot regularly for about 10 years, tried cocaine about 5-7 times, took acid about 4 times, and mushrooms about 4 times. This was all AT LEAST 5-10 years BEFORE having any heart trouble. But I also think it may have something to do with my troubles. X didnt really come out... (15 replies)
... Thanks, Cass. I have been told once or twice I have mild low blood pressure but that has never caused palps before.....
I don't take the potassium anymore because it wasn't making a difference anyhow.
I take no meds, other then the occassional ibuprofen that I ONLY take for menstrual cramps, so I take about one of those a month.
I'm still stressing out over the darn... (18 replies)
... just got diagnosed with cardiomyopathy. For the past 6 weeks I'm lightheaded pretty much whenever I'm sitting up or standing up, I'm only fine laying down. I get palpitations from an increased pulse rate while standing to my heart skipping a beat to feeling my heart pound in my chest. ... (5 replies)
... and finally has anyone experienced palpitations before which are gone now? ... (0 replies)
... the first six months to a year, it was great. I think it definitely helped me. But over time, I started to get anxiety after taking it. I'd also get period of palpitations between doses. ... (1 replies)
... Three months back I started experiencing episodes of palpitations where I could feel my heart pounding very hard in my chest and shortness of breath. ... (1 replies)
... Hello everyone :wave: I am new to these forums, so sorry I didn't find out about theme sooner.
I am a (usually) healthy 23yo male, with no history of heart problems, but for the last year I have been feeling really bad and it is driving me crazy to not be able to live my life as I used to. In the beginning I had a few panic attack where I ended up in hospital thinking I... (3 replies)
... Since Friday, 1st October, I have been experiencing various forms of discomfort around my body, particularly the upper part (shoulders, underarms etc.) and the locations of some of the discomfort have worried me because pain around those areas can be linked to heart disease or even an impending heart attack. So naturally I have been a little concerned.
Here is a list of... (7 replies)
... I have been dealing with alot of health issues the last several years, and there are only more things coming that I don't understand. Here's a list of some of my symptoms:
1) swelling of legs/ankles/ and I think abdomen
2) chest pain
3) dizziness/light headedness
4) muscle twitches all over my body, from the back of my ears, to my back, my abdomen, my legs, all... (3 replies)
... To further elaborate on this. When your blood is pooling away from your heart - either in your limbs or abdomen(GI tract specifically), there's less in circulation. Less blood going to your heart and to your brain, so your heart tries to pump harder and faster = palpitations. On it's own it's not harmful, but if you have some other issues going on it could complicate things or... (3 replies)
... I have been experiencing a lot of the same symptoms you have described. I am 6 months post-partum and they have given me a slew of tests. I have worn a 24 hour holter, 2 CT scans of the chest, 1 ct scan of the abdomen, echocardiogram, stress test (not the thallium kind since I am breast feeding), numerous chest x-rays, ultrasound of the abdomen, and numerous bloodwork to... (3 replies)
... partum. While being pregnant I started to develop palpitations along with an irregular heartbeat. Everyone contributed it to hormone levels being elevated with the pregnancy. ... (5 replies)
... I'm not sure why but I have that a lot too. It seems like I can feel my abdomen filling up with gas and the worse that gets the higher my heart rate gets and the palpitations start. As soon as I start to get a lot of the gas out, it gets better. ... (4 replies)
... i got palpitations. So this concerns me as to how it will read out. I also lately have been getting a now and gain pain on the left side of my body lower side of abdomen but it feelslike a muscle type pain. Tonight while on phone fora few seconds i had this weird feeling go from below my shoulders down to my pelvis area. ... (9 replies)