New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Regular Member

Date Joined Feb 2013
Total Posts : 442
   Posted 3/14/2015 11:52 AM (GMT -6)   
I wrote this in anxiety group because it had me scared. But I thought Id pop in here. I'll give a bit of history.

I'm 33, mom of 3 boys. My problem started Im guessing 2 or so years ago. I have bad panic disorder and anxiety. Well anyway. I kept getting chest pain. So Id go to the doctor and they'd check my lungs. Which were fine. I went and they did the same test over and over. I was fine. Well the chest pains started getting worse. Id get a feeling like I couldn't breathe. Then parts of my face and hands would go numb and sometimes Id sweat. I swore they were just really bad panic attacks. Only my anxiety medicine wasn't working.

I finally saw a doctor a couple weeks ago. And since I haven't been in for a long time he wanted to do some blood tests and an EKG. My EKG ended up not coming out good then had to go for a chest ultrasound. I don't know the results of it till my follow up. I made it after my initial appointment because he told me to do the tests no later than 2 weeks and follow up at 3. The technician told me it was left ventricle hypertrophy and that the wall of my heart was hardening. He told me it makes it hard for my heart to pump blood and oxygen.

So I see the doctor on the 25th. Everyone told me if it's serious he'd call me in sooner. Which I'm sure is true. But getting that news and just sent home was not a comfortable feeling at all.

Elite Member

Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 20251
   Posted 3/15/2015 5:50 AM (GMT -6)   
i hear ya. try not to panic i had a double by-pass last year. there are amazing things they can do nowadays. the news is not the best, but it seems they got this sooner rather than later. keep strong. many healing thoughts.


Regular Member

Date Joined Feb 2013
Total Posts : 442
   Posted 3/15/2015 11:42 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi happy turtle. I see you're on both? Haha. I been ok. Only time I actually panic over it is when it starts to hurt or something else happens.

I was just hoping someone had some info. I'm Going crazy waiting for the doctor lol.

I was actually born with a heart problem. I never though to ask why. My mom is the one who ran me to my appointments. My dad doesn't know anything or says he doesn't. I had my last test done sometime in my teens and they said I was clear. But my mom always warned me to not over do myself or was overly protective. I wish I had asked her. Only thing I knew was the murmur. But I knew about that and it apparently healed when I was a baby.
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Wednesday, August 15, 2018 6:38 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,992,817 posts in 327,992 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 161206 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Prakash33.
269 Guest(s), 8 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
tickbite666, 18yearsandcounting, sierraDon, Prakash33, kat0823, RobLee, Union98, Grand River Guy