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I Have An Irregular Heartbeat

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 13, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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've had anxiety and heart palpitations

    for quite a while.(off and on for years) One attack I had 17 years ago sent me to the ER. Currently I am having palpitations that have been driving me crazy for almost 3 weeks and anxiety/panic has went through the roof! I know Dr says its nothing to worry about but I find it...
    moreway moreway 56-60, M Jun 10, 2015

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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 18-21, F Mar 27, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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...
    1PrincessKai 1PrincessKai 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I'm 16 and have been to hospital 4 times with a fast heart rate it's horrible people wonder why I find it hard to climb the stairs and why I get out of breath
    aufunddevon aufunddevon 16-17, F 1 Response 42 mins ago

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    In 2010/2011 I started to notice my skin darkening on my neck, under my arms and in between my legs. My parents always thought it was just dirt, so they used to scrub anything and...
    Kirstyj19 Kirstyj19 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I sure do have a secret that I don't share with people often at all cause I'm worried about what they will think of me :/
    Arinalowell Arinalowell 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have had male friends who were just my friend... they did not at first plan on the relationship going platonic, but they accepted it (eventually). I am genuine and that is rare...
    SoftCandle SoftCandle 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    A female coworker patted me on the butt yesterday and it made me so happy! I refrain in most situations, but I am a butt patter. It is my way of telling you I like you. Nothing...
    babalulu babalulu 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    In Southern California? Want to make videos or play games? I have 2 free groups on FB (& Tagged, Yahoo & Google Groups) forming. Comment/message for links & questions. Film group...
    supergirl805 supergirl805 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Want to write scripts? In Southern California? Want to make videos or play games? I have 2 free groups on FB (& Tagged, Yahoo & Google Groups) forming. Comment/message for links...
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    If there are any ladies in the UK on here that fancy a haircut be that a short haircut or simply a trim then please message me! I would love to meet up. Or if you aren't from the...
    Hairlover2900 Hairlover2900 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I've been having dreams where I am left alone at my parents house, because they have to attend a dinner or something and I can't go. I'm currently living in an apartment in a...
    Margarott Margarott 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    Do any of you have empathy?
    Idontwanttosendyouapic Idontwanttosendyouapic 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    No I havent but would be cool to see this ep ghost I have read about in the stories here.
    Rmasters1 Rmasters1 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I am so happy and grateful that I have a wonderful sense of calm with a smile so big it touches my ears while having tears of joy and a heart so full of love it feels like it's...
    Nocloudshere Nocloudshere 31-35 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    prodemonz prodemonz 13-15, M 6 hrs ago

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    I always listen to my boyfriends heart beat when we hug or are laying down..because it is the most sincere thing and the line between life and death. I love heartbeats. I think...
    ampedroza ampedroza 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I put this experience under "I Am Amenorrheic" too, but I saw it wasn't a popular subject so I am putting it here as well: I'm a recently recovered bulimic, and I've missed five...
    ticktock2016 ticktock2016 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Hi, I'm 39 and have started having irregular periods, I bled for three weeks i went to the doctors who took full bloods and swabs and everything came back fine. I finished my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 30

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    I'm 21 years old and I was first diagnosed with PCOS 2 years ago. I've always had irregular periods and always ignored it until one day my period came and never went away. It took...
    blossomgirl101 blossomgirl101 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    "Tell me this," my bff said, taking a sip of wine and chasing it down with a gulp of cappuccino, "what does happiness mean?" What does happiness mean?, I thought for a flash of...
    Solegne Solegne 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    For you my love K nowing instantly who you were, I?d been waiting for all my life. I did not question anything, like intuition, I knew you were the one. In you I found the one I...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    When I was in junior high school some girls wanted to put make up on me and since I was not typically popular with the ladies I agreed in heartbeat.
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M Jan 18

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    I really think I might have borderline personality disorder. I even paid to talk to a psychiatrist online and they said its possible and to go to a doctor. I did. I could barely...
    BrokeAssBxtch BrokeAssBxtch 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    I have some friends, a few wonderful and lovely friendships. But too often I'm alone and lonely. I don't blame anyone but myself, though. I never seem to find the right way to open...
    PauliesWalnuts PauliesWalnuts 56-60, M Jan 10

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    I always have been a good human, I always have helped people whenever they needed it the most, no matter if they were not close to me, but whenever I needed some favour nobody had...
    friendsseeker friendsseeker 18-21, M Jan 10

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    Since there's no cake I'm going to be strong and not feel sorry for myself for once! I've been f*cked over for the last time... I'm not dating anymore. Self preservation is...
    rememberthegirl rememberthegirl 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    As I make it known how many countries I have been too.my count encluding South America and Cetral America . Not to.mention the United States i saw. the things I did like sleeping...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    At school we were talking about starting a career for me. And they called my uncle to tell him I did good and when I got home by uncle asked me to get comfortable at he had to talk...
    CreepypastaFan2016 CreepypastaFan2016 16-17, F Jan 10

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    I have had severe neck pain the last week. I had a major car crash in '99 I wash it at 80 kph whilst stationery, I was sitting in traffic minding my own when out of nowhere a P...
    ladypenelope62 ladypenelope62 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I was staying at a Best Western Hotel and woke up early, around 4 AM. It seemed like a good time to go try out their pool/hot tub/exercise area. I got down to the pool area and...
    Earthbob Earthbob 66-70, M 4 Responses Jan 10

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    I have grapheme-color synesthesia, and I can't tell whether I'm an associator or projector. I mean, I don't have to look through colors to tell what the actual text color is, yet...
    PrincessFrankie PrincessFrankie 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Throughout the day I question the meaning of life. What's my purpose here? Why was I born? Why do I keep waking up every morning? I've been depressed most of my life. I can...
    ThomasAnderson04 ThomasAnderson04 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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