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  • 10 hours ago

    High pulse for a couple months

    Hello, I'm a 34 year old male, 226 pounds, 5'7". I'm diabetic and keep that managed pretty well, my last A1C was 7.2. I am not active because of a back injury and on medications for depression and anxiety/panic attacks. For the last few months my pulse has seemed higher than it should be but not extremely dangerous. The last few mornings my resting heart rate has been between 100 and 120 and my lowest average monthly heart rate since August has been 92 and I use Samsung health on....
  • 4 days ago

    Chest pain with lower back pain/shoulder pain

    I’m a 37 year old male that has been having somewhat sharp/throbbing pain in my chest for two weeks now. It started on New Year’s Eve. It’s been pretty off and on but has been bugging me a lot today. I am fairly inactive and sedentary. I don’t do much exercising and I have a desk job. I’m overweight with my height being 5’7 and my weight at 230. I went to the emergency room about a week ago for this pain. I was given an ECG, a chest x day and blood tests. My heart rate is always high and was around....
  • 5 days ago

    Heart flutter

    I have been feeling a painless fluttering in my chest for the last several days. It comes on every 7 minutes and last for a few seconds. What could be causing rhis?
  • 7 days ago

    weakness, fatigue & shortness of breath

    i have some symptoms that started about 2 years ago. and seems that i cannot get it under control and no clear diagnosis. so i want to share it and hear some thoughts. here is a history and general info about me (all noted since april 2017): - height 6 ft (182 cm) & weight 165 lbs (75 kg). - not taking any medication. - ECG's sometimes shows AV block of 1st degree and sometimes 2nd degree (mobitz I). - troponin almost always elevated between 0.2 - 0.4 - had viral myocarditis (sept 2017) ....
  • 19 days ago

    Why doctors and cardiologist strongly discard EECP treatment and disodium EDTA chillation to heart patients?

    Hello, There are lots of posts about EECP and disodium EDTA chillation treatment for heart on internet. But whenever any patient discuss about these treatments to any doctor, then doctor strongly oppose by say that these are useless only bypass is the proved option. Is there no other alternative to angioplasty and bypass for a heart patient with one stent in LAD and EF=60%(after stent placement). Please suggest

  • Blocked artery

    Three years ago I received two stents. It did nothing for my shortness of breath, pain in throat & jaws and burning chest. Over the past 3 years I've had 4 stress tests and 1 with imaging. They showed nothing. I pretty much demanded another angiogram. It showed my right artery to be 100% blocked. The second procedure was done by a different cardiologist. He didn't do anything and said he wanted me scheduled on a later date and he and the cardiologist that put the stents in, would do a....
  • 1 month ago

    Apple Watch ecg

    Could someone please help me post my ecg strip? I’m new to the forum. I did an ecg strip on my friends Apple Watch and it looks totally different than his or my wife’s. I’m really freaking out.
  • 1 month ago


    About a month ago I was taken to the emergency room because I was experiencing severe pain along my lower jaw line, squeezing pain around my heart and mid back pain. I had an elevated heart rate and they ran a few different tests to rule out a heart attack and a pulmonary embolism. They diagnosed me with costochondritis. I have had two more episodes within the past few weeks since leaving the hospital. When I look up costochondritis, the symptoms do not match what I had and continue to have. Besides....
  • 2 months ago

    New - Scary - Heart Issues

    I have lived with Mitral Valve Prolapse all of my life - finally received an official diagnosis at 18 with an echo. The last week I have noticed a change in the strength of my pulse rate. It seems weaker, but still according to my at home blood pressure monitor and pulse oximeter - my pulse is anywhere from 65-85 resting - standing up walking around it can get up to 120. My oxygen always stays between 95 and 97. I feel weaker, fuzzy headed, no energy the last week. I was taking a half of one of my....