I sounds like you may have Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP). Your valve open and close to allow blood to flow throughout your heart, if you have MVP your valves don't close correctly or all the way which allows blood to flow backwards. It is very common in women. For some it is not a major problem and the symptoms may even eventually fade but for some it can be more extreme. Other symptoms include dizziness and syncope (fainting). I was diagnosed with MVP in 2001 and I've been on medication since 2002. The meds help a little (I don't have as many episodes) but I also have bouts of A-Fib. If it get to more of a problem I would suggest seeing another doctor. They'll have to put you on a heart monitor to accurately diagnose you.
I have very fast heart beats then is since if my heart is palpitationing fast like it's about to come out I have some what of a cough too, when I lay down to rest it still is going on what should I do regarding this matter
Hi Doctor IM a 29yr old woman who recently started having heart palpitations that cause lightheadedness, blurry vision, anxiety, shortness of breath, sweaty palms. they can last to 30secs or intervals during my sleep. my blood pressure is normal, my sugar levels are also normal. they did a chest exray on me it came out fine. im now having vague pain in my left arm and left limb as well as involuntary spasms in my limbs. what could possibly be happening to me? i got beta blockers from my Doc but i dont see any change. My BMI is 28. Please assist, Thank you Doc.
Hi, i am really searching for an answer on heart palpitations. I am a healthy 40 year old male, i exercise and do crossfit and run. But for some odd reason i can be just relaxing and without warning i get this upper stomach squeeze that takes my breath away and makes me feel like passing out . And when i feel my pulse i can feel it skip beats or a long hesitation before the next beat, that s when i get that stomach feeing that takes my breath away. I feel real tired aferwards like a did a days work. i have seen a heart doctor, and its hard to do a heart monitor holter, since it might not happen for a month till all of a sudden. but it is really a scarey feeling. Once it was so bad that i thought my heart isn t going to start beating again, there was such a long pause, I thought i was done for. Breathing in cold air can activate it like crazy. Been in the ER for it but by that time all looks normal on the monitor since i won t be having the symptoms anymore. Answers or ideas what could be causing it? I can t drink pop because that will trigger it to, but it can happen randomly. When i exercise and have my heart rate up it doesn t happen
I have heart palpitations now. I am a licensed acupuncturist. I have listened to my heart when this is happening and it sounds like what is described as premature atrial or ventricular contractions. I never had this until recently. Last fall, I had chest pain and nausea and slight shortness of breath when I woke up one morning. I went to the ER and was evaluated. They diagnosed me with idiopathic chest pain. I went back 2 more times for the same thing and same result - chest wall pain or idiopathic chest pain. There were no palpitations then. Later on, I have had these palpitations and a slight feeling of phlegm in the chest. I do cough up a little thin mucous from time to time. It is kind of worrying because I have never had this before. I am 43, I worked out for most all of my life and was in very good shape. It is suspected that I have Acute Intermittent Porphyria, as I started becoming very chemically sensitive with many environmental allergies in 2001. I did acupuncture and chiropractic and now no longer have chest pain but I have these palpitations. My blood pressure had gone up significantly last year. It had always been around 110/70 or so and it went up to 165/110 for a bit last fall when this happened. Later, I had gotten it down to 110/70 for a while again, however, it has recently run up to 135/83 or so and has stayed around that level for the past few weeks. Currently, I do not have medical insurance and am wondering if this could be serious, should I be evaluated again, and what is this most likely?
I'm 33 years old with low blood pressure every time I get it checked. The low blood pressure has been going on for years. I just thought I normally have low blood pressure. It was 92/50 las time it was checked. I am 5'2" 165lbs. I gained 15lbs with my pregnancy. My delivery lasted 33 hours and was very stressful. I have loridosis, back pain, heat sensations in my left leg, chest pain and shortness of breath. I just recently went to get checked out by the doctor about dizzy spells and my heart stopping and rapidly starting back. I was diagnosed with RBBB. I'm really scared, because I can feel that my heart is not working like it should. I have a lot of stress with family matters and I would say since I was 13 I've had ongoing high anxiety. I know that is not healthy. What would you say are the reasons that I have RBBB.
Hello, my daughter is 17 years old in good health and active. She started have chest pains, shortness of breath and a high heartrate. One Dr says she has 3 leaky heart valves and beginning pulmonary hypotension and second opinion Dr. She s she doesn t. He took her off of her beta blocker and she continues with chest pains and high heartrate. What should I do? Who should I believe?? Please help
my 12 yr old daughter Alexis has had severe back pain, leg pain, neck pain, fatigue, shortness of breath and generally just feeling unwell for 2 months. All blood tests came back normal except for 2 Lyme titers which came back positive. However the dr feels this is a false positive and wants to run another test in 3 months. He doesn t want to start her on antibiotics.
My pulmonologist said tests he did indicated need for echo stress test to rule out ischemic heart disease and referred me to a cardiology practice who scheduled the test. They even got approval from ins. co. I'm having symptoms and anxious (but...
I wanted to use our last conversation as a basis of my two questions but Ill have to just hope you remember what we talked of just a few weeks ago. I have Chronic Anxiety , I have GAD and have been in a chronic state for 4 years since my mother...