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My Heart Hurt
Emotion and physical: The heart is an 'emotional' organ -- you can have chest pain because a part of the heart muscle is deprived of oxygen -- but you can also feel chest pain with a broken heart probably because the heart is strained with emotional burden and yet no one knows for sure of the mechanism of 'broken heart' syndrome -. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need details: Most people with heart disease experience chest pain unrelated to breathing or pressure on the chest, perhaps taking the breath away, and this requires a physician office visit. Continuous pain of cardiac origin is uncommon, but can be mimicked by anything from chronic inflammation of the pericardium to a misaligned rib arch to a serious infection of the tissues around the heart such as tb. ...Read more
Unlikely to be heart: It is unlikely that the pain is from anything to do with your heart. It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to see your doctor at your convenience. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Pica ?: If you develop a pattern of eating cornstarch baby powder that would warrant medical evaluation. Sometimes people develop pica in response to nutritional deficiciencies. Pica sometimes requires psychotherapy. I wouldn't consider eating cornstarch baby powder once a pattern. I do recommend that you stop eating it . Take care. ...Read more
I got up this morning at 10:00 to mediate. Then after I fed the inside cats. I got a shower at 11:30am. When I got out at 11:37 Why did my heart hurt?
Why dose my heart hurt sometimes? I've been to a hospital because of my heart rate was to high and had to stay for 4 days then they said i was fine?
Chest pain(CP) not: Heart pain is probably your symptom. A common cause of CP in young males is chest wall pain/costochondritis, acid reflux, asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis. If the hospital said you were fine probably you don't have a heart disease. Stay with your primary care doctor to find out the cause of your cp. ...Read more
I have been having lots of anxeity lately. Last night I was woken up from sleep 4 times with what felt like a rush of pressure to my chest. It made my heart hurt. But it went away and I went back to bed. Then it did it again. ?
Anxiety: that wakes you from sleep. Please begin w/a visit to your doctor. He/she can help determine if there is a thyroid, glucose, or other imbalance that is the cause or contributing to the situation. After that, consider seeing a clinical psychologist to learn ways to manage your anxiety. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I'm a runner. And i weigh 130 pounds. Also now i sneeze it hurts me. It didn't use to. So why does in the middle of my heart hurt when i sneeze?
Musculoskeletal : It appears to be of musculoskeletal in origin. ...Read more
I have a herniated disk, what medications are best used to treat this until surger. I'm curious. What i'm on makes my heart hurt. I dislike narcotics.?
Various: If you've failed pain injections and are waiting for surgery, you may want to speak to your doctor about non-narcotic medications. These can be pain specific, like tramadol, or nerve specific, like gabapentin. Muscle relaxants may also help, or anesthetic patches, like Lidocaine patches. Talk to your doc about nsaids, but they may need to be stopped before surgery. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since i was about 9 i feel an urge to clench my muscles and my jaw as well and clench so hard it hurts! it makes my heart hurt also?
Tense?: This is usually a reaction to stress. Stress reduction techniques can be useful. There are many books on this subject if you wish to pursue it - consider yoga, self-hypnosis, transcendental meditation, and behavior modification techniques. Brief counseling can also be useful as this is a form of obsessive-compulsive disorder and amenable to psychotherapy. ...Read more
Sharp pain close to my heart. Hurt to take breath. Pain in shoulder blade on same side. Could I have a heart problem?
Multiple causes: It is often difficult to determine the precise cause of chest pain. Pain that is made worse by breathing usually is not related to the heart even though the pain is felt in an area near the heart. There are a number of non cardiac causes related to the mechanics of breathing. To be sure, an evaluation by your doctor is necessary. ...Read more
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