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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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    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 2 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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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 1 Response Sep 24, 2009

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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, 2014

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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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    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 Oct 13, 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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    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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    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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    BIaziken BIaziken 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    So yesterday I stayed home Becuase I had very bad period cramps today I also wanna stay home because it's everywhere bleeding through the pad and tissue how do I convince my mother...
    TrueBeautyGirl TrueBeautyGirl 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I'm 16 now and have always wondered if the abundance of hair that covers my body was normal or if it meant something. I went searching and am almost positive that I have hirsutism...
    basicallyabear basicallyabear 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I am 17 and was diagnosed around August 2014. My doctor was almost positive I didn't have PCOS because I didn't fit the stereotype: I was thin, muscular from years of competitive...
    brittj10 brittj10 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Its not so much scared, its more worried. We're going to have a natural birth when we get pregnant. I'm kind of high risk (I have epilepsy and anemia) so there's one thing to be...
    WildFlowerChild19 WildFlowerChild19 18-21, F Jan 4

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    I like placing my ears on women's chest. To feel the heartbeat.
    DyingForIreland DyingForIreland 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    I'm taller than the average women... Maybe as tall as the average man. I like to be like this, but when it comes to hugs, I wish I was short, so I could listen my guy friends...
    sophiesworld sophiesworld 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Heartbeats tell a story.. Right?
    HalfPerfect HalfPerfect 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    I love the sound of heartbeats. It makes me feel safe and happy
    Unknown1239 Unknown1239 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    There's something about being held by someone and listening to their heartbeat,its a comforting sound.
    PYazmin PYazmin 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I have real trouble with my sleeping. Sometimes I will fall asleep at a reasonable time with ease. Other times sleep is as elusive as a garden fairy. I find that irregular sleep...
    Neondaze Neondaze 51-55, M Jan 2

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    Ok so here goes, I was diagnosed with PCOS in July 2014 and I feel its about time I shared my story and hopefully hear from people who feel the same way. After searching through...
    genna genna 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    Well, it just became official. With a blood test proving I am insulin resistant, my Ob/GYN diagnosed me with PCOS. I had suspected it all along: the severe irregularity, constant...
    bronzedout bronzedout 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    I am 25 & I was just recently diagnosed with pcos. I've struggled with irregular periods since I was 20. I have really long and heavy periods. Last week I had to do another biopsy...
    winter9 winter9 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Let's get one thing straight. I don't work FOR you. I work WITH you to get to your goals. I work FOR my family and my personal well being. Your goals and aspirations are not my own...
    mirogran mirogran 31-35, M Jan 1

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    I've lost someone dear to me. this happened awhile ago but I feel like I need to tell this story. I knew this girl her name was Christina and she was my very first girlfriend. we...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I love having my head against someone else's chest and listening to their heart thumping in their chest. It reminds me of how mortal we all are. It has a soothing affect to it -and...
    pikapower06 pikapower06 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I have 9 tattoos. Heartbeat and the word live on left wrist. Peace symbol, music note, heart, smiley on right wrist in dedication to my parents. Small 3 leaf clover...
    thepeanutgallery thepeanutgallery 36-40, F Jan 11

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    I'll update you all quickly. I'm now due to have twins in June this year (2015). The doctor has told me that both the twins are doing really well, and have a great heartbeat. One...
    LeahUK LeahUK 13-15, F a week ago

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    Loneliness is life's hardest punishment.Loneliness that follows you even in the crowd.The noises become faint and faces are blurry,all you can hear is your heartbeats and every...
    FallenAngelStar FallenAngelStar 26-30, F a week ago

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    I feel as if my mum hates me. She always attacks me for being just like my father and brings me down because of it. I am currently having relationship problems and I feel as if...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I didn't know in which group should I write so I'll write here . Actually I don't have this kind of friend , but I do have ***ting friend. I asked him before if he's into me or not...
    brojob brojob 18-21, F 55 mins ago

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    As a multi-racial and multi-ethnic person, I grew up with a slight complex about my "mixed person" hair. It never looked like most of the people around me that seemed to all have...
    Nyx1978 Nyx1978 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have had Insomnia sense I was a teen, but it has gotten worst! I have developed something called sleep paralysis! It's when your mind is restless and you cant sleep but your body...
    KleopatraK KleopatraK 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Unlike a ton of people I know I haven't been married as of yet. Two of my closest friends are married. I feel like if I was in a much better financial situation than my life has...
    eartheyes82 eartheyes82 31-35, M 56 mins ago

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    We're all human. We all make mistakes. We all have ups and downs in life. What differs us from each other is our perspectives and will power (will power to be strong, to move on...
    infinitexhope infinitexhope 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Hello every one I'm Julie I have 4 daughters Sara (16), Ashley (14), Olivia (12) and my youngest Chloe (11). I spank all of my daughters. If you would like to talk to me about...
    Spankermom78 Spankermom78 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    But he'll probably never like me back; I'm too weird, hysterical, anxious, depressed, lonely, all that crap. Whenever I'm around him I get all excited. I think about him all the...
    Erenjaegertitans Erenjaegertitans 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I used to have a cool one "back in the day" when you could add awesome things & make the page your own. Now I can do that on Tagged, but not on myspace. I did make a new account...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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    I have a scar on the inside of my left forearm...from when I was in Job Corps in 1989. I even remember the day...October 18th. The reason being...I had a thing for this guy who...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Dec 25, 2014

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    I have two younger sisters. The middle one & I were close growing up...but we had our fights. She's 3 1/2 years younger than me. She has her own life now...has always been more...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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    I have been fat since I was in the 3rd grade. My family has a weight issue on both sides..that's not an excuse...but it does make it a little more likely that I WOULD be oveweight...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    Talking may help. I keep wanting to seek counseling but something is holding me back. My ex husband was a binge drinker and was cold and emotionally abusive and with held affection...
    Messybutbeautiful Messybutbeautiful 31-35 2 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    So today is a holiday, the only two friends I have aren't talking to me. I hold them so dearly and I feel like they're dead... I don't know why this happens. I'm close to just...
    DarkHappiness DarkHappiness 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    Stuffed myself at a restaurant... had some stuff from a sampler plate, fajita entree, and chicken queso fundido appetizer too with a large coke and chips and salsa.... i think my...
    skinnybloatingirl skinnybloatingirl 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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    My mpd, at least the one that i register most with, is named Savannah Mae Carter. On my profile that's what it says, so people i know personally can't find me online. Anyway her...
    iamaphrodite iamaphrodite 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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