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7 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
I am 20 years old, and have Addison s Disease. Recently I have had rapid heart rate, orthostatic hypertension, petachie spots, fatigue, mood swings, pain in legs, head aches...etc What is most concerning is the high heart rate, it stays in the 80 s at the least at rest. And it is very difficult...
12 1 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
my sis. went to Er. because her heart was hurting they told her that she has on fluid on her chest they gave some water pill she want no is there any over the count she can take she ran out she has been trying to make appointment they just told her they will call her and know call yet
13 1 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
Hi! I m a 18 year old female and i occasionally experience heart palpitations and pain in my heart or my heart pounds for seemingly no reason. My family and doctors don t seem worried, and I have had an EKG and I wore a heart monitor for a few weeks two years ago. However my little heart episodes...
24 1 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
I have had heart palpitations pretty much all my life. They come and go, sometimes I won t have one for months and then I ll have several over the course of a week... lately I seem to have more than usual and they are always in the evening. Should I be concerned?
6 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
If my heart hurts when I breathe, not while I m active, just laying down, though it gets more intense as I get more active, is there something wrong that I should get looked at? Sometimes it has really sharp pains. I don t smoke or drink and I m 20.
6 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
from past two days my wife heart is paining when we meet doctor he advised for tests like ecg, exray, and echo in the all tests it is normal report came, one more imp point her heart beats more fastly compare to others what is the solution please help me
14 1 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
dear sir i easily sensing my heart palpitations and am not able to sleep,last four month i did 4 ECG and 2 echocadiogram and various blood test,all results are normal finally last wekk cardio doctor recomended for concor 2.5 mg tablut i have diffuse erosive gastrits problem since last 6 months...
11 1 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
I already had hypertension and in the last 45 days it has been spiking to 181/120. It was controlled using Diovan 80mgs. Switched to EXforge 10/320 and that didn t work. Now on Clonidine 0.2. I have insomnia and general yuck feeling in the morning. When I noticed the sudden spike in blood...
2 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
Case scenario: 55 year old man admitted to the unit with acute coronary syndrome. Tells me that he came into the hospital because of an episode of chest pain that he developed while out for a walk. He described his pain as a pressure sensation rated 7/10. Pain was retrosternal, nonradiating and...
6 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
I have had heart palpitations for about 3 weeks since I began entering menopause. I had an EKG which was normal and will have a halter monitor and echo next week. Why do I cough when I get them and how can I keep from panicking? I also have panic attacks.
2 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
Hi, I am a 16 year old boy and have had a very healthy heart at every checkup. My cholestoral, blood pressure has been very good but just starting in August I have noticed my heart beating faster and I have been short of breath and very tired and sometimes dizzy. These symptoms happen every now...
6 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
My heart just started feeling Squeezed when I spoke to an attorney --because we are having depositions tomorrow about my mom being burned alive in a car from GM--I m scared and I don t know what to do. I have so much office work to complete tonight before they get here.
6 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
I plan to see a doctor about high blood pressure. My blood pressure has been prehypertensive for at least 5 years. Recently, I discovered I am at the hypertensive stage with five readings this week with my blood pressure consistently over 140s/ and averaging 86/d. What advice do you have for me...
2 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...Hi, My husbands bp was 154 over 84 this morning and his sugar was 208. He is on meds for both. Was awake with a headache most of the night and off and on for the last few days. Should he be concerned?
6 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
hi i have been having stitch type pain intermittently in my left chest area just below breast. i also have continual slight numbness in my left arm. sometimes slight pressure across my chest if i get a bit stressed. can you please advise if this is all stress related or should i be concerned...
6 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
I am having a burning sensation in my chest,head and lower back area my doctor gave me an acid reflux pill called protonix 40mg and a higher pressure pill but I don t think it is acid reflux. I was having problems all week with high blood pressure because another doctor placed me on a birth...
6 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
hey a close friend has just suffered a heart attack at 54 yrs he told me that the nurse or doctor not sure, said that if he has small almost wrinkle like lines down the side by the sidburns it could be a precusor to another heart attack? is this correct/ sounds a bit quacky to me
2 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
im a 30 year old male my heart rate at rest is sometimes below 60 (as low as 54) my gp sent me to the hospital they said nothing is wrong however i cant understand why it is so low as i smoke don t really eat healthy nor do i do a great deal of excercise! any ideas?
4 1 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
I have a consistent bp of around 105/55. Is that too low? I exercise for 30 mins per day and I m a 64 year old man. Occasionally, I get light- headed for 10 seconds when I get up from a sitting position but not at any other time. Mostly, I have no other symptoms.
9 0 Mon, 8 Sep 2014
hi im 16 years old, 5.3 feet tall and 125 lbs. today in my biology class we all took a blood pressure test for a lab, and our teacher said the average is 120/60. when i took my test it said 137/81. I m fairly athletic, and im a competitive swimmer and i sometimes go to the gym. is this a big...
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