I Have Heart Problems

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 76 People

    My heart beats out of rhythm

    and beats faster than the normal heart.
    Pettraner Pettraner
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 24, 2014

    My Heart

    I have two heart problems, though it may be related to each other. I have an heart murmur and suffer from heart palpitations from time to time. I do have an appointment with a specialist, but I'm not too worried about it. I've known about the murmur, since I was 15. But my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Aug 28, 2008

    Extreme Heart Murmur

    I found out early 2009 that I had a heart murmur.  I first realised somethign was different in 2008 when we were doing the beep test at school and after a few seconds of running, I could barely breathe. Incase someone doesn't know what a heart murmur is, a Heart...
    CGFE CGFE
    16-17, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2009

    Another heart monitor soon!

    Hopefully they'll know what's wrong and I can stop fainting and feeling like someone is squeezing my heart. Last time they told me I was fainting because of boys -.-'
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013
    18-21, F
    Jan 28

    Supraventricular Tachycardia

    I am currently 30 years old with two children. I first started having signs when I was pregnant with my daughter (9 years ago), just a racing heart beat that came on all of a sudden. I have since been in the hospital a few times with a heart rate of almost 200 beats a minute...
    kaye30kaye kaye30kaye
    26-30, F
    Dec 8, 2012

    Born with the bottom right chamber of my heart

    missing, have holes in the top right chamber, and I have two left lungs and a vent going from my heart to my lungs. I've had five open heart surgeries, and due to it all my growth was stunted and I had a lack of oxygen to my brain so therefor I developed many learning...
    Shadowthekatx Shadowthekatx
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 5, 2014

    I Have A Long And A Little Crazy Story

    I was born at the beginning of April 1994, about ten weeks early. I was tiny. I weighed less than two pounds. Very soon after I was born they realized I wasn’t breathing and within minutes I was breathing with a huge machine and had a ton of wires and tubes stuck to me. By the...
    freedomwriter716 freedomwriter716
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 4, 2011

    ASD, VSD

    I was born with multiple ASDs (Atrial Septal Defect) and VSDs (Ventrical Septal Defect). An ASD is a defect (hole) in the atria and a VSD is a defect in the ventricals. I had open heart surgery to repair the holes when I was about 9 months old. Since...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 28, 2008

    From Birth

    I was born prematurely with an underdeveloped heart valve. I stayed in the hospital for a week, was given medication, and after they saw my heart valve growing as it should be, they sent me home. They told my mother she was very lucky. Most babies like me never got to go home. I...
    duClo duClo
    18-21, T
    Aug 23, 2012

    Just Another Down Hill Bump

    After my second spinal surgery they nicked a nerve connected to my heart, after the surgery in I.C.U when i woke up i felt fine.....but something started to happen i didn't feel well and the monitor connected to me started beeping, my heart rate spiked to 230 and it kept going up...
    SilverRain583 SilverRain583
    16-17, F
    Nov 23, 2012

    So its not me its my mom Her heart veins/nerves

    is bended like idk what it triggered it or maybe since she was young she had bended veins in her heart but im so scared to lose my mom.. Right now she is trying to lose weight so that the fats near her heart will be gone so that she wont have a troubel to breathe again. Is...
    treasure1212 treasure1212
    18-21, F
    Feb 3

    A Wilderness Experience

    I got married in December 2008. During the time of my marriage I was feeling tired even for a very small work. After marriage I joined my office. I was gradually feeling very weak. There was mild fever in my body almost all the time. There was unceasing cough persisting for two...
    chiradeep chiradeep
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Feb 4, 2009

    Heart Monitor

    Right now, today, I'm on a 24-hour heart monitor. I have a heart condition that's not too serious, it just causes heart palpitations, but my doctors guaranteed me that I will live way into my 100's. That is, if I quit smoking, eat healthy, and exercise more, like everyone else...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Sep 24, 2008

    I've started experiencing regular chest pains

    but my diet is good and I do get moderate exercise every week.At the doctors office, my vital signs were normal though, with somewhat low blood pressure. But the pains are classic squeezing sensations in the chest with shortness of breath.I do have heart disease in the family...
    shaandar shaandar
    31-35, F
    Jul 23, 2015

    My Heart Had A Hole.

    I was born with a hole in my heart. Sounds poetic or even funny but is true. Well, it's not a actual big hole, you won't see trough my heart , it's just a little little tiny hole. Doctors told me that situation is getting better and that with my growing up , my heart also grew up...
    Remiko Remiko
    18-21
    2 Responses Aug 8, 2011
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