... I just had surgery on Thursday and I needed to get a refill of my pain meds from my GP. While I was on the phone with her I asked her what my most recent chest X-ray showed, she said my lungs were fine but it showed a slight enlarged heart. She would not discuss it with me so needless to say I'm scared I'm going to die. I have been trying to lose weight and have gone from a... (1 replies)
... I recently started meds for hypertension. Gestational diabetes with all four pregnancies. It's under control with diet. Don't smoke. Drink socially. Not overweight and just started regular cardio exercises. Test was yesterday, so I don't know when I'll get results. Diagnosed with mild MVP 12 years ago. Went for recent follow up due to palpitations, HBP, pain (esp when lying on... (5 replies)
... any symptoms of heart related problems, like shortness of breath, high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, fast heartbeat, pauses in heartbeat, get tired easy, chest pain, etc.? ... (5 replies)
... And a tip for recovery is a big soft electric reclining chair is absolutely wonderful for sleeping in while your chest heals. Not only does it hold you in a better position for sleeping than a bed after that surgery, it also helps you get up which is a challenge from a bed. ... (3 replies)
... What is working for me now is a low carb, wheat free diet. Wheat may bloat your guts into your chest cavity and irritate the heart causing the palps or tachycardia. Google it. ... (3 replies)
... So for about 7 years now, I've had a condition that my doctor said was "pre-beats". This has caused me a pretty good amount of anxiety and fear. He said the only other options would be to have a full on month long heart monitor used and have an echocardiogram done. Every now and then my heart just feels like it gets off a little for 2-10 seconds and then it's back to... (4 replies)
... You might want to research Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) and see if the symptoms match up with what you experience.
With PSVT, the beginning of an episode can begin with a pause in the heartbeat, with or without the feeling of passing out, followed by strong, fast beats.
If your heart is not misbehaving at the time of the EKG, then, in most cases,... (3 replies)
... I started having what seemed like panic attacks. The first time this happened I never thought to check my pulse during, but it felt like something hit me in my chest and I got really dizzy and gasped really heart. Then my heart rate went up really high. ... (3 replies)
... Since last fall, I've been having random, mild chest pains that come on for about a second and then vanish. ... (3 replies)
... I can tell you from my experience that when I got my problem I would get chest pain after 8 minutes of cardio exercise almost like clock work. If I stopped or slowed down the pain would stop. ... (3 replies)
... he EKG picked that up since usually I notice when it happens as it is often followed by a quick gallop after the missed beat. I had a voice mail saying if I have chest pain, to go to the ER because it is possible I have enlarged heart. ... (0 replies)
... That night I had a heavy chest and felt breathless at some times during the night. ... (3 replies)
... I'm 22. Roughly about 117 lbs, I don't smoke or drink. Lately I've been getting needle sharp pains in my chest especially around my heart. Feels heavy, excruciating almost. History of thyroid disease not much else. It's also in the center of my chest. ... (0 replies)
... Not too long ago I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I thought that is what was causing all my illness, I changed my diet and I feel awesome! I even lost about 20 lbs and now my sugar is starting to level out.
I still had one appointment left. My complete physical. There was a sonogram of my heart done. The guy told me he couldn't diagnose me. My heart is slightly enlarged... (0 replies)
... Absolutely, all my numbers were fine and I ended up having a triple bypass. (3 replies)
... If these pains only last for about a second, the pain is not cardiac.
Cardiac pain is constant.
Cardiac pain does not change in intensity or go away by changing position, pressing on the painful area etc.
I don't think your pains are related to your heart. :) (3 replies)
... ive been gettin chest pain for around 3 years now ... ... (0 replies)
... Well I think 30mmhg is considered borderline. But a miss reading or an overreading is possible. my echo report came back saying mild PH right on it and also said to get retested in 3 months and if it was still elevated pursue it further. Up until I read into it I was feeling fine though, then it went all down hill because I scared myself insane. The whole rapid heartbeat... (27 replies)
... Why did you have 4 chest x rays? ... (27 replies)
... categorized it as anything above 35 and then I hear from you that 45 is borderline. I guess I should be in the 20s somewhere. I feel like I am falling apart. My chest feels constricted, I have a headache and I can't see to take normal breathes. ... (27 replies)