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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    There's really not much to say. Sometimes it's like the ending of Lord of the Rings... It just goes on & on and I'm like WTF FINISH ALREADY! ... Other times it's like Unbreakable...
    MyChemicalBreakup MyChemicalBreakup 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    So I'm on the pill so I at least know when it's comeing. I'm having it now and it sucks. it's alway really painful, I get bloated and all moody and just feel yucky. what do you do...
    EFairy EFairy 22-25, F a week ago

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    It's the worst feeling in the world. You feel like your not actually in reality, everything irritates you and all you want to do is cry. I have irregular cycles so my pmdd goes on...
    final666 final666 22-25, F Dec 14

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    I have always felt embarrassed about listening to heartbeats. I never told anyone and I still don't to this day. I cant remember when it started, but just being able to hear a...
    isabellehardy44 isabellehardy44 13-15, F Nov 28

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    I like placing my head against my boyfriend's chest when we're lying on bed and listen to his heartbeat.
    PandaLim PandaLim 22-25, M Nov 29

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    I would love to lay on top of a girl and just lay my head on her chest and listen to her heartbeat as she plays with my hair.
    KingAndrew95 KingAndrew95 18-21, M Dec 11

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    i have recently been diagnosed with pcos but i know very little it other than my doctor said its the rare kind and that it is what has been causing my irregular periods which range...
    haze1632 haze1632 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I thought I needed a good vent so here goes. Sorry if there is TMI. Every since I started my period when I was 11 I would be in excruciating pain, I would have to have time off...
    xxkerry1990xx xxkerry1990xx 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I've got this biggest crush on Mr. Christian Grey! (In fact all of the hot and perfect guys I have read.) I swear I would be Anastasia in a heartbeat just to have my own hot and...
    dakilangdreamer dakilangdreamer 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I've come to the conclusion that instead of "at the drop of a hat" or "in a heartbeat" or "at a moment's notice", I, as a proud pyromaniac will say "at the click of a lighter" and...
    BiCPP BiCPP 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 26

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    I'm seeing him for the first time a good two to three weeks. Oh how i've longed to feel his soft embrace and shrink into his chest. I long too feel him tighten his arms around me...
    cydneyxx cydneyxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I've never actually tried to get pregnant. I'm just not in a place to be having kids. Though as many times as I've been dumb and not used protection (don't worry I've been checked...
    ConfusedTeenGirl ConfusedTeenGirl 18-21, F Dec 5

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    You know, high school is a lot different than I thought it would be. People aren't mean or rude; for the most part, that is. I go to a small school, so everyone knows everyone...
    Anonymousgirl152 Anonymousgirl152 13-15, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    It's a terrible thing to know that you have always disappointed your own father, yet at 34 years old this is the realisation that I have gradually awakened to. Every year, I...
    Kitty786 Kitty786 31-35, F 12 hrs ago

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    Mine are a 34GG and I'm only a size 10 (UK) which makes them look like footballs stuck inside my sweater so it's not easy to hide them! But I want to ask a question really. Have...
    Bustyshylady Bustyshylady 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Hello, I am new to the forum and I deal with C-PTSD. It's caused me to become a hermit who lives by herself and has no friends. I try to meet people and I'm friendly enough, I just...
    CanadianKestrel CanadianKestrel 31-35, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I can't really remember the last time I was happy. I mean, I've laughed and smiled, and even on the surface been happy, but its always shallow. underneath everything is a deep...
    Phreakaccident12 Phreakaccident12 18-21, M 15 hrs ago

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    I guess it's more of a gum ache. I've had toothaches and they feel the same. But my gum is like split open and trying to kill me I think. It was something I ate. I could have been...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 15 hrs ago

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    I am open minded guy and want to make news open minded friends. Open to any topic and too all lifestyles. I want to have news friends here. Man, woman, couple, young or old, race...
    naughtyguy13 naughtyguy13 26-30, M 14 hrs ago

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    In school, all the girls had to have injections and I'm absolutely terrified of needles and when my class got called to the hall to have the injections, I started to get really...
    Sinnister14 Sinnister14 13-15, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    The worst betrayal I can imagine is when your best friend's Bo hits on you. Okay, I can't say that I was not thrilled because I knew I could have had him anytime I wanted him. You...
    tmorr tmorr 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    So yeah, I'm 13 and I've never met him, my mum told him she was pregnant and he left and never came back. I can find him coz my mum says that he gave her a fake name and a fake...
    cazziefish cazziefish 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I had the absolute worst panic attack last night. I mean, I've had little ones before, like with being around a large group of people ( I have bad social anxiety), but I will never...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    travel start learning a new language find a direction only have one job have a vehicle get a dog make new friend be comfortable in my skin fix or leave my marriage be happy
    girlawaken girlawaken 41-45, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    So, everyone is tight on money this Christmas so here are some great gift ideas. And they are FREE!! Tomorrow (or today even) try saying "Good Morning" as though you really meant...
    elixyveth elixyveth 36-40, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been in an online relationship for a little over a month now. I love him, but lately things just haven't been the same as they used to. It's like he doesn't...
    Christy98 Christy98 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I can't do anything.... I can't even go outside. My mom is super overprotective and she says that I need to wear a winter coat, a scarf, and a hat in September. And my older...
    Jovanite Jovanite 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    I've known him for two years. He always makes me smile and laugh when I'm upset, teases me, jokes around and worries about me when I have problems, spends time with me talking...
    sweetice007 sweetice007 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    On my friend...I just think she's so beautiful inside and out.I think I'm in love.I keep thinking about her.She's different and I love it.I love to talk to her.I love to touch her...
    wassup305 wassup305 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I see her almost everyday, we even live in the same house, yet I can never have her. I don't think I have ever seen a woman of such beauty, or ever known a woman of such a soft...
    Browncoat4077 Browncoat4077 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    It's been 3 years since discovering what happened so long ago. When someone insists you have a child who is nearly grown, a child you were never told about, it sort of turns your...
    Casey28 Casey28 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    in life, in future. I have faith in balance, and that something cant exist without its opposite. The only thing that can exist without an opposite is nothingness. and we know, at...
    ThePinkPowerRanger ThePinkPowerRanger 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    It's so easy to explain pain when you have a certain underlying condition. Either you say throbbing, shooting, radiating... And so on.. But how can you describe that pain when...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I don't understand why people like to hurt me....Im not a bad person, im actually really nice but people still feel the need to treat me like I have no feelings. I used to have...
    Imstillhere122 Imstillhere122 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I believe I am going to have major backlash from my choices tonight, but fugg it. I don't think NOT going to my in-laws on Christmas Eve is the worst thing a person could do. I am...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 1 Response 42 mins ago

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    So being that i read today Isis wants to do a religious cleansing of about 500 million people - seems like isareal and christian states or country - meaning wipe out ppl - if it...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response 36 mins ago

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