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I Have An Irregular Heartbeat

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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

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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