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  • 4 days ago

    Difficulty breathing after eating

    hello, Here lately after i eat (any size meal from a snack to a full meal) i feel extremely full followed by shortness of breath and i keep having to yawn to feel like i am getting enough oxygen. this is causing me to get light headed and dizzy. Any ideas?
  • Extra Heart Beats

    My 83 year old father was diagnosed with extra heart beats today What does that mean? What are good questions for the referred cardiologist?
  • 5 days ago

    Heartbeat 105 bpm at Rest

    Hi, I am 25 years old, 6 ft and I weight 240 lbs. Recently I checked my heartbeat using my phone and I got 105 bpm while at rest. I tried to get it even lower by laying on the bed but it’s still over 100. I checked my family’s heartbeat while they were at rest and they got 80 or lower. My heartbeat has been high for a while. What could be causing this, is it my weight or something else?
  • 7 days ago

    MVP and adderall

    I was diagnosed at 16 with mitral valve prolapse, after becoming pregnant and having what I would call a panic attack. I had all kinds of test ran to determine this diagnosis. At age 26 I was diagnosed with adhd and started taking adderall xr 15mg then on to 30mg once daily. I'm now 34 and think some of my issues maybe due to adderall use for so long. Over the years I would avoid caffeine because it would give me palpations and was always tired. Adderall has helped me in so many ways. In the....
  • 7 days ago

    chest pain

    my son was diagnosed with PDA since birth. He is now 8 years old. All these years he seems to be ok. just recently he complains about having chest pain and difficulty in breathing. after giving him proper air supply rashes on his face area appears. What could it be? Is this still related to his heart condition?
  • 8 days ago

    Anxiety stress and heart attack

    My husband suffered anxiety and stress he passed away of heart attack. I have read many articles linking stress and heart attacks. How do I find a doctor who will write letter that yes it is possible for an individual to have heart attack from stress anxiety
  • 8 days ago

    Alternative potential hypertensive treatment

    Hi, I am a student at Durham University studying Biology. I am currently doing a module called Biological Enterprise, where I am a part of a team that is mimicking a ‘start-up’ business producing a new product. Our product is going to help hypertensive patients by releasing high blood pressure medication continuously at a slow rate so there is no need for daily medication. We would love to know if people would be interested in a product that would replace the need for daily medication and unnecessary....
  • 9 days ago

    Bradycardia and the Grieving prossess

    I was diagnosed with Bradycardia a few weeks ago. very early stage and I meet with the cardiologist next Wednesday. My best freind of 37 years passed away just over a week ago and as you can imagine it has been rough. I do have a good support system and many freinds I can talk to. Many of the feelings of greif are also symptoms of Bradycardia. I have had some dizzyness and have a constant high pitched rining in my ears. Also I havve had panic attacks durin one I felt like I was going to pass out....
  • 9 days ago

    Believe it or Not

    July- Had fluid in heart sac removed July - tube removed from chest after 5 days. Tube was not attached to anything. Sept - Had ECHO gram where the tech says do you know that you have a device(cath) in there Nov- Asked doctor and he says there's nothing there Today- I saw no cath and was alert when tube was removed. Is there any danger if it is there?
  • 10 days ago

    How long for my meds to start working?

    I just started on blood pressure medication yesterday (Metoprolol). I have a follow-up with my doctor in a few weeks, but I was just wondering how soon I can reasonably expect to see the medication working. Is this an immediate change or does it take days or weeks?