... le say I was just wondering if an echo cardiogram could miss a structural problem with the heart. for the last few months I have noticed that I am able to see my heart bulging out at the apex just when looking the mirror and I also can feel it beating against the bed when I lay on my side. ... (1 replies)
... Hello all. I am brand new to this site today. I am also brand new to having heart issues. The reason for my post is to get some perspective, hopefully allay some fears, and get on with my life. ... (2 replies)
... omen seems to get upset no matter what I eat or drink now. The one thing is that I can feel something strongly pulsating in my abdomen now...and as I suffer with heart palpitations, when the palpitations happen I am also getting the palpitation in my abdomen at the same time but really strong, its very uncomfortable. ... (0 replies)
... Damn, I tried to edit the post above but I can't find the proper button.
Somewhere I wrote "normal range for LVEF is 50%-75%.".. But now I am not sure whether that is correct. (2 replies)
... signal heart attacks and other related disorders? ... (2 replies)
... I know stress tests aren't perfect but I'd say the odds of a 16 y.o. who passes a stress test of having coronary heart disease is almost zero. ... (8 replies)
... The cause of pain is in the ideopathic zone. However, tests aren't infallable, more importantly are symptoms. ... (8 replies)
... Today i had the stress test. By the end of the last stage on the treadmill i was basically sprinting up a steep hill. After 20min of the test the chest pain did not come. What does this mean? ... (8 replies)
... Angina by definition would be pain, discomfort, tightness of the chest, etc. due to lack of oxygen to the heart muscle. But if left untreated it can become severe and there will be pain without exertion and no relief with rest. ... (8 replies)
I agree with KK, it sounds too much like exercise induced ischemia...typical angina pain.
If you can still fiddle with the appointment tomorrow, try to arrange for a NUCLEAR stress test. THat will tell you much more and will definitely rule out angina...or diagnose it. The plain stress test and cardiogram is less definitive...but better than nothing.
Good luck. (8 replies)
... The worst case scenario would be the pain is angina. This would indicate there is a lack of oxygen to the heart muscle. ... (8 replies)
... o male and i have been having a problem lately. About two weeks ago, while running in a XC race during the 2nd mile of the race the area around my heart began to hurt. ... (8 replies)
... To start off, I've been on different PPIs for GERD for about one year. About 3 years ago I went to the doc because of a squeezing pain I was feeling in my upper chest behind the breast bone. Like a strong pressure on top of my chest. I was checked out and was told it was GERD. ... (0 replies)
... Wow, your symptoms sound very similar to what I have experienced. This happened to me about 5 yrs ago, I was experiencing the same thing, lots of pain over my left breast, down my arm, thought I was having a heart attack. ... (19 replies)
... ays it's because I have no reserves and just burning what I'm eating . It's dangerous to continue at a low weight and I'm petrified I'm gonna drop down dead with heart issue. My tests always seem normal when I have them done and I can't believe it's just aniexty . Can anyone describe their chest pain from heart issues ? ... (2 replies)
... fast heart rate problems last may? ... (6 replies)
... hi my name is matt iam from nj and iam 24 years old 5'11'' 165lbs, iam a heavy equipment technician, over a year ago in sept 2011 i got in a bad fight with my good buddy and we beat our heads up pretty good, but the next day we were fine and laughed about it so then a week later i got a upper root canal and a week after that i went on a cruise with my girlfirend and friends to... (0 replies)
... skipped heart beats, strong painful heartbeats, etc. ... (15 replies)
... me, osteoarthritis, and chronic anxiety disorder plus I am a smoker. OK so here is the issue. Back in may I went to the ER because I was having stabbing, burning pain in the left side of my chest about level with the armpit, the pain radiated into my shoulder, ribs, and upper abdomen. ... (1 replies)
... comfort along with crampy feelings in my right arm, left arm and upper back around the shoulders. I also think that I've been having palpatations or some kind of heart arrythmia's. I haven't had any jaw pain but sometimes my neck hurts. I am about 50 pounds over weight, I'm 5"8 and weight 198. ... (0 replies)