• 5 months ago

    Heart Disease?

    Hello all,

    I am a 46 year old male with concerns of heart disease. I feel a constant pressure/heaviness in my chest. My blood pressure is normal and heart rate is at 80; however, I have extreme fatigue. I sleep 12-16 hours a day. I have been diagnosed with minor sleep apnea, which I use a cpap at night. However, it has not helped with the fatigue. I also feel small spasms in the bottom of both legs in combination with restless legs syndrome.

    My father has aortopulmonary collaterals extending from his aorta if it helps as I believe that is genetic.

    I have had previous EKGs when I mentioned the issue to my primary doctor - all good. My concern now is that I'm beginning to feel weakness in my knees when standing or walking. I do have Crohns disease which has increased the inflammation in my body.

    In short, I'm a mess and I cant find a doctor that can put it all together. I cant handle the fatigue anymore.


  • 5 months ago

    RE: Heart Disease?

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      • 5 months ago
        Well thanks a truck load. What is the point of the message boards if not to get opinions from people who may have experienced the same symptoms? And you had to post that anonymously?