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11 1 Mon, 1 Dec 2014
Hi, I am eighteen years old and have always been very active. All of a sudden my pulse races when exercising or even going up stairs. When this first started my doctor diagnosed me with silent thyroiditis. My last blood test showed I have hypothyroid. Why am I still having these symptoms? Pulse...
32 1 Mon, 1 Dec 2014
Will smoking marijuana while wearing a halter monitor affect the results? I was told to wear it by my cardiologist due to low heart rate averaging at 45-50 beats per minute, I have heard that your heart rate increases while smoking marijuana, is this true? If so will it cause concern for the...
7 0 Sat, 29 Nov 2014
Good Evening, I had a few concerns about some recent symptoms I have been experiencing for the last 4 to 6 weeks. I am 30 years of age, 5 2 and 119 pounds. I have a higher then normal cholesterol level of 193. When researching I have read that anything under 200 is considered normal although the...
13 0 Sat, 29 Nov 2014
My husband is having clots removed from his pulmonary arteries in about a week. He is on xarelto and is taking the last dose tonight. He then is suppose to start on lovenox injections in the AM. 2 questions We are going from central time zone to pacific time zone/ how should I handle the second...
28 1 Fri, 28 Nov 2014
My father had an angio done in the right artery with a balloon blast and stent was not placed due to calcified artery.. Now they say there are 80% blocks, 3 in number in the left artery and have put him on medicines and by pass was not done.. they are not willing to do bypass now.. is it ok? will...
17 1 Fri, 28 Nov 2014
My 19 year old son came to me crying saying that his heart started hurting all of a sudden as well as his arm and one side of his face was tingling. About 5 years ago, we took him to a cardiologist because he had a rapid heart beat during a physical. They said it showed an abnormality but most...
14 1 Fri, 28 Nov 2014
While I play football (soccer) I was warming up, I felt fine but then when I finished warming up ready to play a friendly match my heart rate went up. Then when the match starts 5 minutes into the game i feel like out of breath or tired. So I asked to sit off, then both my arms starts feeling a...
42 1 Fri, 28 Nov 2014
Hello...I have a question about my blood pressure... I was getting ready for work I was fine...I stopped to get 2 tacos...I ate 1...walking into my job I started to feel weird, like I was going to faint and my heart was racing. I asked someone to take my blood pressure... It was 120/66 my pulse...
25 1 Fri, 28 Nov 2014
Had stabbing incredible pain in my chest..quick took aspirin and krill oil ..heart skipped then started racing fast followed by numbness and throbbing feeling in chest and vein left neck area ..all the for 20 min..is this anxiety or should a that emergency..initial pain was 9 out of 10..
8 1 Fri, 28 Nov 2014
I have experienced in three occasions severe pain in my heart and it feels as if something is burning. I noticed that this occur when I just an argument or being under stress. I went to the hospital once and the long waiting was too much and so I never got any diagnosis. Unfortunately, my doctor...
27 1 Fri, 28 Nov 2014
I had to have 3 stents put in 2 years ago during the procedure some of the plaque turned loose and caused a heart attack. I am fine now with no damage to my heart, I am on bp meds and cholesterol meds. But I have gained weigh on these meds, I still do most of what I did before just do not have...
15 1 Fri, 28 Nov 2014
hi, I was today by my doctor for a yearly check up and the doctor measured my blood pressure and it was 140/90 ! I can`t think what I changed in my diet lately, besides I started to take garcinia cambobogia can this be the reason for the jump in my blood pressure?
12 1 Fri, 28 Nov 2014
Sir, my father 82 years suffering from ccf cabg (2009), severe LV disfunction LVEF 35% , diabetic, acute on chronic kidney disease. He has been admitted in hospital for 5 days to remove excess water from abdomen9 months back, then slowly he has recovered. But from last 2 months his blood urea has...
35 1 Fri, 28 Nov 2014
Hi, For the past week I have been experiencing an on and off dead leg, a much a faster irregular heart rate. Hot and cold flushes, I don t feel sick but I am shaky and I have no headaches but feel faint and I am eating correctly. I m starting to get worried Thankyou Lauren
96 1 Fri, 28 Nov 2014
Hello! I was hospitalized for 2 days with elevated troponin levels 0.07 then0.04 and went back to 0.06 during the night. My last EKG showed sinus tachycardia nonspecific st and t wave abnormality more prominent when compared with ECG with questionable changes in the t axis t wave inversion now...
21 1 Fri, 28 Nov 2014
Hello. I have been experiencing chest pains since February this year. On Friday night, I had a paramedic called to mine from nhs 111 service for chest pains and high heart rate. When the paramedic came, she hooked me up to an ECG machine and my heart rate was between 115 and 138. All my other obs...
69 1 Thu, 27 Nov 2014
I am a 33 year old post TIA victim. I was found with a hole in my heart between upper two chambers. Had non invasive PFO closure with PFO occluder in June. I get feelings of numbness like I did when I had my stroke but much lighter and my left arm goes numb. Is this cause for concern?
14 1 Thu, 27 Nov 2014
My husband passed out. Dr tested his heart and decided he needed to wear a Holter monitor. His resting heart rate drops to 37. He is 63 5 10 . 150 lbs. active. He is scheduled for an EKG this coming Momday. I do better knowing what to expect. Can you please tell what could be wrong with his heart...
18 1 Thu, 27 Nov 2014
Hi I m 44 years old and measure my blood pressure regularly at home, averages about 135/80, but can get up to 150/82 at rest. I m fit, weigh 74kgs, and have a resting heart rate of usually 50-60. I go to gym, run and have a busy/physical job. I drink alcohol on regular basis, and don t smoke. Am...
32 1 Thu, 27 Nov 2014
What is the treatment for mild mitral and tricuspid regurgitation with mild concentric lvh and grade 1 diastolic abnormality. I was hospitalized for a possible stroke and my echocardiogram produced these results. I am 32 yr old female and i have chest pain shortness of breath fainting episodes...
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