... uld have felt a tad better had they at least done an EKG and maybe drew a little blood or even put me on the monitors for an hour. The dr blamed everything on my pain meds but I have been on these meds many years and I am not on a high dose. I know 100 percent it was not caused by my meds. ... (4 replies)
... Hello all. Newbie here. Here's a little about me. I am 56 and have been having heart related issues for the past 2yrs. My family has a history of heart problems. I noticed mine 2yrs ago when I started having palpitations that made me cough. They were not very frequent at that time. ... (17 replies)
... I've probably have had over 10 EKGs over my lifetime and all but two were completely normal. ... (0 replies)
... I want to help you if you are open to what this can do..first let me tell you what happened to me..I did not have a heart attack although I was having gut pain immediately after eating...also some angina pain after excercising. ... (1 replies)
... I am a 36 yr old female. About a week and a half ago I went to the er. The day it happened I woke up with digestion, my back was hurting , and I had pain and discomfort in my upper right rib area. So I felt like this all day and after dinner I got really uncomfortable. So I went to lie down. ... (3 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)