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I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« on: March 06, 2012, 05:14:31 AM »
I haven't told anyone yet, but, I have been having slight issues with my heart and cardiovascular health. I am a bit worried because I am only barely sixteen years old, and if I am having heart troubles that could be a very bad sign in terms of my health. The last week or two I've noticed that a couple times a day, my heart feels real sore, and sometimes I feel like I cannot eat or drink anything because of it. The worst happened this morning when I woke up and my heart felt really sore and cold, and I had my hand on my chest for five minutes until it went away. I think that it may be connected with these breathing exercises I have been taking up lately to help me develop breath control since I do a lot of singing. Some of these including inhaling slowly while counting to a certain number in my head, and doing the same while I exhale, along with holding my breath and breathing in certain ways.
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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2012, 06:34:44 AM »
Lord have mercy!

Have you been seeing a doctor?
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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2012, 06:44:11 AM »
Have you been seeing a doctor?

I have not told anybody at all so far...So no, I have not seen a doctor.
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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2012, 07:58:41 AM »
sounds like trouble with yr gullet (esophagus); this would give u trouble eating and drinking, but heart trouble would not.
so see yr doctor, at least just to reassure yourself u r not about to die!

i went to a doctor years ago with very strange headaches, thinking i might need a scan. he diagnosed me with stress related migranes (stopped once i changed jobs) and i am still alive today even without having had a brain scan!

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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2012, 09:35:19 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2012, 09:50:08 AM »
See that doctor. May God, by the prayers of Sts. Cosmas, Damian, and Panteleimon, keep you in good health.

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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2012, 11:22:33 AM »
Please see a doctor immediately!  Last year, at the end of November, I was having trouble catching my breath.  Finally, I went to the ER and was admitted for 6 days, as I had blood clots on both my lungs.  If I had waited any longer I'd not be writing this.  I'll be on blood thinner for about a year.  Please, don't wait.
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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2012, 11:47:17 AM »
good to hear from u. someone started a prayer thread for u around that time, so nice to 'see' u r ok.
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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2012, 12:17:59 PM »
Lord have mercy.

Definitely get to a doctor.  Heart problems are rare for people as young as you, but its still possible.  Chest pains could also be caused by heartburn or really bad acid reflux. 
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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2012, 06:58:34 PM »
Please follow the advice from others here and see a doctor immediately, even if you need to go to the emergency room. I have suffered two heart attacks and almost a third. I was only 29 when I had my first heart attack, and I am alive today because I went to the emergency room. If I had waited, I would have died. Most people that die from heart attacks die because they don't take their chest pains seriously until it is too late. So, please don't take any chances. OK?

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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #10 on: March 06, 2012, 07:13:32 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #11 on: March 06, 2012, 11:33:57 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #12 on: March 06, 2012, 11:49:34 PM »
See your doctor, and LORD have mercy!

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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #13 on: March 06, 2012, 11:52:55 PM »
See a heart specialist immediately! I did not and I had to have a heart transplant. If you are worrying about possible consequences, the state of medicine is such today that your chances of surviving even a heart failure is very good.

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Re: I've Been Having Heart Trouble
« Reply #14 on: March 07, 2012, 01:20:57 AM »
Lord have mercy. Lord have mercy. Lord have mercy.

As everyone has been saying see a doctor.
Psalm 37:23 The Lord guides a man safely in the way he should go.

Prov. 3: 5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths.