Hello. I went to the cardiologist today and had both an electro cardiogram and an echo cradiogram done. I ve had a heart murmer since my birth, though I am not sure exactly what kind it is. However, I do know for a fact that it is an innocent murmur, and that I should expect to outgrow it within the next few years. I am fifteen by the way. Now, I have smoked marijuana several times. I began this year. Usually it went fine. Then when i began to do it more frequently and at higher doses, I would feel the increased heart-rate, panic, etc. I realize this is normal. But i once fainted for a few seconds as a result of standing up too quickly while high. I understand that this is brought about by a rapid decrease in blood pressure? That s only happened once though. Other side effects have been a slight cold/fuzzy feeling in the left chest at the very beginning of the buzz, which goes away shortly. My question is if I can safely use marijuana in moderation, like once a month or probably less. How does my heart murmur play into all of this? Thank you.
my daughter aged 19 has had fainting episodes for past year has fallen to ground and a little disorientated. does feel fainting about to happen is not always in a position to be able to sit down before it happens. feels her eyes flickering and last few fainting episodes has complained of headache on right side. does have a bp of 90/56 and heart murmur has showed up on echocardiogram. what would most likely diagnoses be.
Hello, I ve being suffering recently from unexplained symptoms such as light-headedness, dizziness, tachycardia, chest discomfort and some dyspnea. I have previously suffered a single episode of what was diagnosed as lone atrial fibrillation when I was 27 years old. I had a echocardiogram following this episode and this confirmed a structurally normal heart. Following this I had another echocardiogram a few months later which showed evidence of trivial mitral regurgitation and the report also stated that the aortic and pulmonary valves velocities were within normal limits but it didn t state if there is was any evidence of regurgitation or stenosis. The tricuspid valve doesn t have any stenosis or regurgitation. I m now 31 years of age and have been asymptomatic up until early November this year. I ve spoken to my own GP who s arranged a referral to see a Consultant Cardiologist but she seems unconcerned. In this time I ve been to A & E twice because of symptoms and an x ray and blood test were performed to check for a minor MI. Both results were negative. No signs of enlargement and no minor MI. The first A & E doctor performed auscultation and said normal heart sounds. On the second visit to A & E the doctor said there was no abnormal heart sound then said there s no significant murmur. I ve also used a walk-in centre twice and the GP s on both occasions performed a physical examination and they both said they couldn t detect any abnormal heart sounds. I have my own due headed stethoscope and have listen and can clearly hear a moderately loud S1 in the left fifth intercostal space. I assume it could be a sign of mitral stenosis? I ve learnt a lot about heart anatomy and have studied the structure and function in detail. Further to this I ve also read medical journals and case studies. I feel I have a heart murmur given what the second A & E doctor said. I know some murmurs are classed as functional or innocent but I think with the presentation of symptoms and the development of a new heart murmur that it must be pathological? I also know the previous findings on the echo report are a variation of normal. I intend to have a cardiopulmonary test and echocardiogram but it s the waiting as my appointment is just over five weeks time. Any expect/professional advice would be appreciated.
My husband has a low heart rate, 42, and is feeling nauseous. His normal heart rate is 55 or so. His doctors tell him he will end up w a pacemaker someday but no official diagnosis has been made beside the fact that he has a heart murmur. Should I take him to the ER NOW
I have had four kids. My mother has tachacardia and heart murmur and low BP. I am 31, 185, 5'6. Could never run very fast even in the military ( i was 18-24 years old). I could only run 1.5 miles 20 minutes at my best. I have heart palpatations when running, walking at steep incline, and when laying down doing absolutely nothing. I don't always get them when doing these activities but it also occurs with shortness of breathe sometimes.
My daughter is 32 weeks pregnant. For the past couple of weeks, she has been experiencing shortness of breath, chest/rib pain and feeling really tired. Yesterday it was discovered she has a heart murmur. She has never had cardiac problems up to now. She was told to go home and "just lay around and do nothing" until an echo can be done next week to determine how strong her heart is at this time. How dangerous is this condition to her and the baby?
hi my name is jessica silva and i was born with a heart murmur and i had a baby and i had the heart murmur since i was three months and i was wondering if the heart murmur will efect my baby,my baby also had surgery right after birth for a hernia he had 2 hernias.
I am advised by my pediatrician for consulting pediatric cardiologist and ECHO and ECG due to following reason: 1 During 1.5 month check, my pediatrician found tachycardia and hear murmur but this was not observed before. 2 Also , this tachycardia...
I have high blood pressure and have had it for several years. I am on Atenolol and losartan/hydrochloroth. I do have skip heart beats and very fast heart beats, heart murmur . Just recently for the past few days, I feel like I'm going to pass out...
I am a healthy, athletic woman, age 66, who never had any heart disease problems. I was still doing difficult climbing in my late 50s. I do have relatively low blood pressure 107/68, and it can drop from sitting to standing to 99/60. i was in a...