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Feeling Of Weight Crushing Chest When Laying Down
After 10 stairs, I have extreme sob, headache, dizziness. Chest heavy/weight feeling all day. Hard to breathe laying down. Labored in general. Asthma?
80 bpm at rest, frequent big "thump" feeling in chest when laying down. 30 weeks pregnant. What is this ?
Palpitations: Sounds like you're experiencing palpitations, or an abnormal awareness of one's own heartbeat. It is a common complaint seen in all age groups or demographics. Many are due to non-life-threatening, treatable cardiac conditions. Settings of emotional or physical stress, caffeine or stimulants, and alcohol can contribute. However, they can also be deadly. Please see your doctor for a full exam, EKG. ...Read more
Started fish oil 1-3 grams daily I have noticed feeling my heartbeat more in my stomach and chest when laying down or sitting? Why would this be?
Stop the fish oil: Why are you taking fish oil? There's no reason for a 23 year old to do this: it hasn't been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease in any group and especially not in low risk age groups like yours. It's a waste of money and exposes you to unnecessary side effects. If you want to positively affect your health, eat fish and exercise regularly. Btw, coconut oil which you list is particularly bad. ...Read more
I've been feeling discomfort in my upper left chest area. Tends to bother me more when laying down to try and sleep. What could it be?
What is this stabbing sharp pain i'm feeling on the left side of my chest? When i'm laying down I have to move slowly because it hurts so bad.
I get feeling from head to chest like strange feeling feels like duzziness/headrush.....always when laying down?
It runs through body forfew secs
I am having strange hollow feeling and pressure in center of chest frequently several times a day stress causes it more frequently as does laying down?
Arrhythmia ?: Further evaluation with your physician is needed to get answers. ...Read more
Tightness and uncomfortable feeling in ribs and chest when sitting or laying down. Feel better when exercise. 3 years now and getting more intense.
Should i be worried about an internal tickling sensation in my chest? I have only felt it while sitting or laying down in bed, particularly after taking ambien. I feel like itching or pounding my chest/back to relieve the feeling but it doesn't help. Also
Having fluttering/ palpitation feeling upper stomach, no chest pain but it's very uncomfortable lasts about a minute.happens more when laying down ?
Mild chest weight/tightening, but mostly when laying down, and on my right side. It goes away with aspirin, and has only been happening the last 3 day?
Everytime i inhale i cough a little an this has been happening for the past couple of days. Mostly at night when im laying down. An sometimes I'll feel like I have a weight on my chest . I don't smoke im not sick . What do u think it could be ?
I have terrible crushing chest pain (worse when laying down) with tachycardia (180 bpm) but normal ECG, echo and X-ray, what could be causing this?
Normal weight woman, 50. Heavy chest after dinner. Tires by some phys. Work; laying down helps. Blood & stress tests clear. Dad died of heart attack.
Soft horizontal lump above belly button. Goes away when laying down. Burning feeling under ribs. Nausea when eating. Lots of gas?
Hernia?: The soft lump sounds like a hernia. You should schedule a visit with your doctor for an exam. The exam and your symptoms will determined whether you will need surgery. If the lump becomes hard and painful and is associated with vomiting, you should be seen right away. Your other symptoms may not be related to the hernia itself, but may be making your lump more apparent. ...Read more
For months I've had a funny 'bubbly' feeling come and go in my chest especially when I lay down- now I'm feeling a pain in my sternum at random times?
Reflux?: Dear ZBriggs, these symptoms sound like gastric reflux to me, even though they could be other things. Many times, reflux doesn't feel like a burning but like actual chest pain. You might want to visit the doctor or schedule a virtual consult to make sure no other red flags are present in your case. Good luck! Dr. C ...Read more
Habit of eating & laying a down now it finally caught up to me.. How long does Prilosec really kick in to get rid of this feeling in chest.. HELP PLEA?
I've been shaky, anxious, and feeling my heart thump in my chest when I lay down. I've been like this for about four hours. Cause?
There are a number: of arrhythmias that can produce symptoms like you describe. It is impossible to determine this over the internet. In particular you have not indicated what your heart rate (pulse) is. If your pulse is faster than 120 BPM while lying down I would suggest you go to get checked out now. ...Read more
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