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I Have An Irregular Heartbeat

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    Atrial Tachycardia

    In July 2007 I had a day off with my partner Steve and we were walking near the eye in London, when I suddenly collapsed. I was admitted to Guys & Thomas Cardiac Unit for 3 days where the specialists found I have an irregular heartbeat. My heart beats too fast, since then I...
    RFoxsmith RFoxsmith 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    Murmur

    When I was born I had a fairly significant heart murmur. I got a bunch of screenings and tests throughout my childhood. For whatever reason it is now much more mild than previously. I'm just curious how it has affected me. A heart murmur is caused by a turbulent blood flow...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 18, 2008

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    It Comes And Goes Sometimes

    My brothers also had what some call a murrmer in the heart beat.   When we were kids we all had testing because of it.  Most of our life it was not an issue, just something to mention on a doctors visit.   When life got its most dramatic and tension and...
    cliewald cliewald 41-45, M Oct 16, 2009

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    Heart Murmur

    Due to a congenital disease. It was only diagnosed when I was 18. Doctors said that I can never be operated anymore to patch it because I was quite old and my heart is too small. It cannot sustain the operation. I don't take medication but was advised to have 2D-echo every...
    0fairytalePrincess 0fairytalePrincess 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    Valve And Backflow

    I Have A Back Flow Of Blood Issue after having a stroke after I was raped the did another eco-cardio graph on me and it didn't show much more than the one before. but when I get emotionally stirred up I get a lot of chest pain, arm and neck pain... I know people...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    Irregular Heart Beat

    I have had skipped heart beats, frequently, every day since age 19I also have irregular heart beats lasting approx . one minute beforebeat goes back to normal.  I   have been tested with ekg, monitors,blood tests, cat, scans etc. several times during my lifetime, withgood...
    EEBW EEBW 66-70 May 15, 2012

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    I Dont Like the Way It Feel

    i just had another episode of my heart stuttering as my doctor calls it ive went on a halter monitor wen i was in the hospital this year from collasping...um it happens any time of any day  2 weeks ago i was at the movies and it happened and on the way back in the car...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 24, 2009

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    I Have Atrial Fibrillation But I Don't Mind, Not Really.

    Atrial fibrillation is a very common irregular heart rhythm that causes the atria, the upper chambers of the heart, to contract abnormally. The most common symptom of atrial fibrillation are palpitations, an uncomfortable awareness of the rapid and irregular heartbeat. Fainting...
    Lemonandlime09 Lemonandlime09 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2012

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    Well.... I Did

    When i was little i had a heart murmur and had an operation to solve it..... i think. I'm not really sure what it was or what they did (i was asleep). But it doesn't affect my life now, excpet whenever i have an operation or something i have to take a large amount of antibiotics...
    goon1rach goon1rach 16-17 2 Responses May 29, 2008

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    I have premature ventricle contractions all the

    time...I'm not sure if it's something to be worried about? It scares me sometimes.😔
    Amydenson1 Amydenson1 16-17, F Mar 27

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    I have been enthralled with the sound of female's heartbeats since I was a kid. It turns me on sexually. anyone else out there like me?
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    Its irregular. I mean, like most nights, I go to bed at around 11:30pm but tonight, I got waken up and now I feel refreshed after 30 minutes of sleep. :/ Is that odd? And that I...
    InnerEgo InnerEgo 16-17, T Sep 14

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    I washed my cat yesterday, I've had her for 3 weeks now and she's 1 years old. I placed her in the sink and ran the tap to warm. I bought special cat shampoo and glove which is...
    Imcalledolivia Imcalledolivia 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 6

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    I am 17. I lost my son at 15 weeks and 1 day. I went to the doctor on Wednesday, September 10. They couldn't find his heartbeat. I'll never forget how I felt in that moment. Scared...
    krisb97 krisb97 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    All you have to do is ask me to sext or cyber or just cross lines that i am not comfortable with. I just blocked a guy who said we were more alike than i realized. and he said he...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Good morning, my name is J---, I am currently living in massachusetts.. I am a former paramedic, for over 10 years, helping others always came naturally to me I loved the reward...
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    Thinking of you ~C~. I always do. There hardly passes a moment in the day where you're not on my mind. My love for you is firmly ingrained in my soul. I know what your...
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    I heard a distant boom coming from outside...then the power, all lights off. I'm writing here by candlelight and its oh so quiet. I can hear the sound of my typing and myself...
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    i don't know.. i have these twisted feelings about everything.. confusion on what is wrong based on what i know and what i feel tomorrow is the day that my mother gave birth to me...
    shenghuidai shenghuidai 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    (Filipino-English) Well,here I am, a typical teenager. I'm 18 and NBSB (No Boyfriend Since Birth). I don't know, maybe I'm just not that beautiful for guys to have an interest...
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    Okay.. I'm willing to skype with those people who wants somebody to listen to them .. Or if you have any problem.. I'll be your friend:)