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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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    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 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...
    0fairytalePrincess 0fairytalePrincess 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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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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    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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    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 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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    It's been a while EP. After 4months! I've had my period. Whew! That pregnancy scare really put all my stress level into my whole system! 😅 thank you good Lord!
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Diamond piecing...taking the jagged irregular broken pieces of my heart and putting it back together. Nothing fits. So frustrating. It's such a beautiful mess scattered everywhere...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    So I went to my gynecologist, and ended up being tested for my irregular menstrual cycle. They found some issues with my thyroid, and told me to get it checked out with my primary...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F Sep 20

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    I had a dream last night that I was with a vampire touring a dark and dusty warehouse. He showed me around, talking in a muted voice. He showed me a little girl, maybe ten years...
    YerahshOnear YerahshOnear 18-21, M Sep 9

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    The Technicolor explosion of World Series Cricket probably presented the proper storm to nudge factors alongside slightly and by 1979, whole-page colour adverts for The news...
    Cameronzpg2937 Cameronzpg2937 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 5

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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 keep feeling an irregular level of anxiety whenever people don't reply my texts right away. I start to think I've said the wrong thing, and then I try to reason with myself with...
    lonelyavenger lonelyavenger 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Maybe this experience group will do... Someone asked in the questions how many tennis balls could fit in a classroom. Given this was probably around highschool-level, it appears...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 1 day ago

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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 Sep 20

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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...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    It has been two very long weeks since I was told I would need surgery. My fiancee and I found out we were pregnant and quickly scheduled our first baby appointment thinking it...
    cdwinters83 cdwinters83 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I honestly don't really know if it's official or not, and I don't want to go to a doctor. I think I'm fine managing by myself. I started to have bad anxiety/depression since last...
    AwfullyRad AwfullyRad 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    My husband and I went to high school together and began dating my senior year. He really was my saving grace. Years of drug abuse to mask the pain of physical abuse at the hands of...
    Kikiface22 Kikiface22 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have found someone that's opened a new channel of my heart....someone that has presented me with new challenges that I'm very excited about. ...it's been so very long since words...
    toehold toehold 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I have been out of my abusive relationship for many years about 7 years now and it is still something that haunts me. I don’t really have an outlet to talk about it and try and...
    Ruger1212 Ruger1212 31-35, F 11 hrs ago

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    I secretly think my little sister is extremely cute :) (pics)... I come from a very close family and we all have great rapport and maintain tight relationships and bonds, even now...
    blenderbits blenderbits 22-25, M 34 mins ago

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    I have a pretty weak bladder. So if I don't make sure to go before bed, sometimes it just happens. And anytime I laugh I have to keep it in check or my bladder will decide it's...
    rubyf rubyf 18-21, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I have cancer and am drowning in bills. I have another surgery on Oct 22, 2014 and then radiation treatments and it is so hard to try to recover and be healthy and strong with the...
    butterflyprincess666 butterflyprincess666 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    Me and my ex broke up yesterday. We also have a 2 week year old son. I'm 18, not that It's relevant to this post. I'm always going to be in my son's life, I aspire to be the best...
    ADifferentDude ADifferentDude 18-21, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I don't get how people can be able to have hundreds of friends... Most of the people I know are somewhere between acquaintances and friends. And there is a smaller group that I...
    Roccondil Roccondil 22-25, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    but I'm okay with that. I have 1 friend married 25 1 son she's a christian that lives and breaths for God. Been friends with her almost 9 yrs. Then I have another friend 32 2 boys...
    jbnj12 jbnj12 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    I'm hoping someone can help. I live in a terraced house. I've had 3 roofers in and each has done work. They have fixed broken slates and replaced missing ones, they have redone all...
    xlxSpiraxlx xlxSpiraxlx 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    I recently had a call from a highschool friend informing me about our friend having cancer. Naturally, I am shocked. At our age, at this point in time, I feel like we shouldnt have...
    BloviatingBuffoon BloviatingBuffoon 70+, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I had a dream last night that he had to get his leg amputated. I was telling my best friend how I felt so bad for this guy and she had no empathy at all and almost laughed. Then I...
    ThePinkP0werRanger ThePinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I've never ever EVER in my life been comfortable talking about the fact that I have hidradenitis suppurtivia. For the majority of my life I had no idea there was a name for this...
    msh0neydip msh0neydip 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Being numb. I know hat most people say that we don't know what we've got, till its gone . An. Believe that But for people like me would give it all away just to be free and run...
    Killerinstict Killerinstict 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    The thoughts are constant, they come much more often, the feelings of worthlessness, hopelessness, anger, fear, depression! I don't know what to do anymore! I coped for a while by...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    So I completely screwed up again. I got a text from a friend telling me he has been distant for the past two weeks because of something I said to his girlfriend. I never knew he...
    nickrif nickrif 31-35, M 1 Response 38 mins ago

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    When I was younger, I loved older women. However, as I have gotten older I have begun to like younger women. I am 25 and usually don't like to date women older than 20. I think it...
    bktaylor1989 bktaylor1989 22-25, M 19 hrs ago

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    Does anyone have anxiety and smoke to help relieve it? I smoke cigarettes and I'm trying to stop after years of smoking, I get really bad anxiety when I start to withdrawal. It...
    mattcom mattcom 22-25, M 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Add me if you have it! I am 'TegsDaUnicorn' :DDD
    0LOvEsHaTeRs0 0LOvEsHaTeRs0 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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    Ive been taking lexapro for almost 4 months; stopped taking them a couple of days ago and now i feel woozy, light headed and angry some of the time. I get these feelings of muscle...
    xsmall xsmall 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    He's a cute *** sexy dude and I love him, we've been talking for about 2 weeks now on here and we've FaceTimed a few times...I have a crush on him...but I live here in vancouver...
    Nathanlucky021 Nathanlucky021 13-15, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I've had sex in a car 3 times...actually once was outside the car in a parking lot. I also had sex in my car and was almost busted by the cops. It was so hot!! I still have the...
    askmeplease askmeplease 41-45, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    why the **** do you have to keep telling me I'm anti social. want me to say hi to you every five seconds
    XxSxarletxX XxSxarletxX 16-17, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I have a iced soya pudding, a small cup of Horlicks and a large cup of bitter green tea. I've already eaten the pudding. Which should I drink next? The green tea or the Horlicks?
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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