I just need some advice. I am 17 years old and my mother has had some very bad problems with her heard. Yesterday she found out she has Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Not looking good for her and now she has been told all of us ( her children ) have to be tested for it. [...]Continue reading
I just found out that I have a heart murmur and Costochondritis. Is a heart murmur dangerous? The doctor noticed the heart murmur through the stethoscope and the tests he did. I have to go for more follow-up appointments to make sure the heart murmur doesn’t get any worse.
Also, why am I feeling the pain [...]
I had an echocardiogram and it showed that I have SEVERE ATRIAL DILATION. I am 38 and at age 10 had rheumatic fever. I now have heart palpitations and tachycardia and am on medication for the tachycardia (Toprol XL).
What exactly does the Atrial Dilation mean and can it be the reason for the palpitations and [...]
I had an ECHO done about 2 years ago… it found that I had trace/mild pulmonary regurgitation. Cardiologist reports that it is a normal finding and that it will likely never cause me any issues. I am currently training for my first triathlon. Is it possible that this could limit my performance [...]Continue reading
I am a patient of MS, but I don’t believe that the symptoms that I have, have to do anything with that.I have a strange feeling of tidiness around my chest & back. I have started going to the gym and we exercise our upper body a lot, I don’t know if that [...]Continue reading
I teach ESL in China, so I cannot easily get to a doctor. I have always been in good health, just turned 40, no problems in the past, no history of diseases in my family, and in good shape.
My hair was thinning so I started using minoxidil 5%. After four months I began [...]
For a few months now I though I had heart palpitation, I’m not exactly sure though. I don’t have any chest pain, but it feels like there is pounding in my chest. I usually feel pounding when I exercise (push-ups and bicycle sets 4 times a week), when trying to sleep, and when fasting (I [...]Continue reading
I am a 5’10” 285lbs 48 year old white male. No history of any problems beside my weight. I work out at the gym 4 days a week from 1 to 2 hours each time. blood pressure is usually around 135/85. I am currently taking a Lovastatin since June 2004. Last July I was watching [...]Continue reading
I have IST with MVP. My resting heart rate is 125. Blood Pressure is sometime very low. At time 90 over 45. I wake up very tired. At night I have cold night sweats and I feel very dizzy during the day. I become very short of breath and recently I passed out going up [...]Continue reading
I am a 31 year old female. Over the past 6 weeks, I have been experiencing (sp) sereral episodes of the same illness. However, each time I get sick, a new symptom occurs. It started one evening with a sudden onset of stomach cramps and nausea. No other symptons. The next time, was [...]Continue reading