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Heart Problems In Women
TC: 117, HDL: 31, LDL: 86
Family history of heart problems - only in women. My grandma, mom, and sister do, I don't. Do I need to worry about my HDL?
Don't ever worry: except reality and do which are supposed to. In view of that strong risk, I would encourage you to keep as low percent body fat as possible, your A1C diabetes tests should be in the 4's at this age. there is more to life and heart disease so choose to dietary program the fits best with your biology3 animal proteins/week and the remainder unprocessed whole foods vegan ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain or breathing: A new heart problem will usually cause chest discomfort or pain, or decreased exercise tolerance. So a patient may feel extra tired on trying to walk, or have sudden difficulty with breathing going up stairs that was not present previously. Obviously these are not uncommon symptoms and can be related to other things like lack of regular exercise. Recent new symptoms is a reason to see an md. ...Read more
Sure...: That is a very nonspecific question. Newborns can have heart problems and every age thereafter. Certain issues such as coronary artery disease and heart attacks are less likely at 23 years of age then when older. There are a variety of "heart problems", if want a more specific answer then this I would suggest you ask again with more details or see your doctor if you are concerned about yourself ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
23 yo females: rarely have heart problems and we do not routinely screen for heart problems at this age without severe symptoms. Heart problems are picked when there is a SIGNIFICANT history of undesired symptoms like chest pain, non-lung related shortness of breath at rest or exertion, lower extremity swelling or fluid in lungs. Given your listed medical history- anxiety-related conditions are more likely. ...Read more
Heart problems? Symptoms: pain in cheast, shocks in heart, painful to move, feel heart hit my cheast, throbing sharp pain. What is this? 20yrs female
My heart is hitting my sternum and it's beating really rapid I'm a 16 year old female with history of heart problems?
See a doctor.: You have palpitations and tachycardia. Fast heart rhythms need to be checked by a doctor, it can be something directly related to your heart problems, or something else. In any case it is important to follow up with your doctor as soon as possible. Don't drink a lot of caffeine from sodas or coffee if you are. ...Read more
Why am i having chest pains? I'm a 27 year old female, with no prior history of heart problems. But for the last three weeks i've had chest pains everyday, sometimes the pain is sharp and sometimes it's more of a dull ache. Sometimes the pain goes into my
35 years old female no heart problems, sharp pain in chest/heart. Only last a min. Hits anytime driving sitting takes my breath away, happening more?
What can a doctor tell by listening to your heart. What are the chances of a 22yr old female to have heart problems?
Alot: The heart exam isn't just listening ,its palpation, visual,and auscultation. To answer your question ,listening to your heart can tell the doctor the heart rate, rhythm, if theres any murmurs which may point to the need to further testing. Unlikely for a 22 yo to slip through without picking up a problem. This of course assumes you go for regular check ups etc. ...Read more
Im a 29 yr old female with pain in the center of my chest. Heart problems don't run in my family. I am healthy other than mild asthma , add meds?
Asthma, reflux: There are a great many things that can cause persistant chest pain in a young woman. Asthma that is not adequately controlled (usually feels more like a "tightness", but not always) and reflux are the two that are most likely the source of your troubles. Ask your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I am 39 female with hisrory ofcongenital heart problems and I am getting lower right abdominal pain, if I eat absolutely anything any advice please?
I am a 40 yo female with no family hx of heart problems and otherwise healthy. having muscle spasms under left rib cage no pain 4 or 5 a day for 2 day?
Rib cage: The pains you describe are not likely to relate to the heart. They are more likely musculoskeletal, neurological or inflammatory in nature. ...Read more
Hi! Im a 31 year old female. Dont have any heart problems in my family. I have scoliosis. Sometimes (every six months or so) when I take a hot shower my chest feels super tight and it feels like I cant breathe. After a couple seconds the feeling supsides.
Scoliosis problem: Depending on what degree of curvature you have in your spine you may have a real restriction on the amount that you can physically expand your lungs. At your age your growing any bigger but some of your spinal vertebrae may be starting to loose Ca and get smaller. An X-Ray should answer that. Also, serial pulmonary function tests to follow your breathing function. ...Read more
18 yr old female. Right and middle chest pain. Heart rate hasn't been lower than 100 for two weeks. No heart problems. Family history of strokes, hbp?
Chest pain: Chest pain is a symptom which if continuous should be evaluated. Often in young patients the cause is more benign. It can often be precipitated by a previous virus and cause inflammation in the lining around the heart and usually subsides but may require further evaluation in your case ...Read more
I am 26 years old and have had anorexia for as long as i remember. With low blood pressure. What heart problems are likely? Female
Achy upper arms in 22 year old female. Heart related? Had EKG before dr said all was fine. No fam history/risk of heart problems/attacks/chest pain
Feeling weak in legs? Doc says good blood flow, no heart problems, no anemia. 19, female, very slim/thin build.
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