LymeNet Home LymeNet Home Page LymeNet Flash Discussion LymeNet Support Group Database LymeNet Literature Library LymeNet Legal Resources LymeNet Medical & Scientific Abstract Database LymeNet Newsletter Home Page LymeNet Recommended Books LymeNet Tick Pictures Search The LymeNet Site LymeNet Links LymeNet Frequently Asked Questions About The Lyme Disease Network LymeNet Menu

LymeNet on Facebook

LymeNet on Twitter



Tax deductible

The Lyme Disease Network receives a commission from Amazon.com for each purchase originating from this site.

When purchasing from Amazon.com, please
click here first.

Thank you.

LymeNet Flash Discussion
Dedicated to the Bachmann Family

LymeNet needs your help:
LymeNet fund drive


The Lyme Disease Network is a non-profit organization funded by individual donations.
In the United States, your donations are tax deductible.

LymeNet Flash Post New Topic  New Poll  Post A Reply
my profile | directory login | register | search | faq | forum home

  next oldest topic   next newest topic
» LymeNet Flash » Questions and Discussion » Medical Questions » Heart Symptoms

 - UBBFriend: Email this page to someone!    
Author Topic: Heart Symptoms
MissVictoria
LymeNet Contributor
Member # 45232

Icon 1 posted      Profile for MissVictoria     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Hey,

I got Lyme Disease a second time this past summer and I've been having a lot of cardiac symptoms.

I've been having heart palpatations, heart beating crazy on its own even when I'm just laying down, dizziness when I stand up, shortness of breath, and heart palpatations when I stand up, climb stairs, etc.

I went to a Cardiologist last month and in the office, they did an EKG and my heart was beating at 40 beats per minute while I was laying down and then when I sat up, my heart was beating at 70 beats per minute. The doctor ordered an echocardiogram and a holter monitor.

I went back to the Cardiologist today the echo and holter monitor came back normal, even though I was having a lot of cardiac symptoms while I was wearing the holter monitor.

I'm very upset that they weren't able to capture what I've been experiencing and I was crying after the appointment because it's hard living this way and I need help.

Do any of you have suggestions as to things that could help me? I know it's from the Lyme and the first time I had Chronic Lyme years ago, I had these same symptoms and they eventually went away with treatment, but I need help in the meantime.

Posts: 150 | From New Jersey | Registered: Jan 2015  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
lightfoot
Frequent Contributor (5K+ posts)
Member # 2536

Icon 1 posted      Profile for lightfoot     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Hi Miss Victoria!

I have confirmed A-Fib since 2012. I got worse all of a sudden due to mercury I believe and I don't want to take the drugs....I have experienced undesirable side effects with my short tenure with them.

Bottom line. I've been on the search for natural methods and products etc for the last year or so.

Some of what I've found may help you too. First is magnesium (not citrate). I don't have the reference but A-Fib has been arrested in ERs with IV magnesium. Just adjust the dose for your body. Go slow because too much mag for your body can give you loose stools.

What I have learned recently is that the tone of the vagal nerve has a lot of influence on heart rate (and other systems). There are simple things one can do to improve the vagal tone.

Gargeling, deep breathing and meditation are a few. Also stimulating the gag reflex. I have been experimenting with gargeling several times a day and getting some results.

No cost and so simple!! If you do a search you may also find something else that resonates with you.

I am optimistic and since you don't seem to show anything diagnosable with the tests.....this may just help to normalize your heartbeat.

Good luck!!!!

--------------------
Healing Smiles.....lightfoot [Smile] [Smile] [Smile]

Posts: 5927 | From CO | Registered: May 2002  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
Lyme248
LymeNet Contributor
Member # 51011

Icon 1 posted      Profile for Lyme248     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
For me, arteminisin and andrographis seemed to help my heart a lot. I think some of my heart symptoms were due to babesia.

I also had some "heart" symptoms that turned out to be heartburn for a while (I could tell when it kept happening that it wasn't actually my heart).

--------------------
chronic Lyme/Bartonella

Inside every sick person is a well person waiting to be freed

Posts: 219 | From new england | Registered: Nov 2017  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
Told you I was sick
LymeNet Contributor
Member # 35068

Icon 1 posted      Profile for Told you I was sick     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
MissV,

Increase in heart rate of 30 points upon standing? Dizziness, fatigue with activity, too?

Sure sounds like classic POTS/dysautonomia, to me.

Do yourself a huge favor and find a neurologist who specializes in tilt-table testing. Have one of those done. Also, be sure to investigate whether or not a small fiber (poly)neuropathy is at play. This can be done through a skin punch biopsy (of the small nerve fibers). A regular EMG nerve conduction study will not assist in capturing any damage done to the small nerve fibers that control the organs involved in the autonomic nervous system (heart, GI tract, etc.),

Best to you as work to figure this all out.

Take care,
Told...

Posts: 309 | From Negative (-) to positive (+) | Registered: Nov 2011  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
mariel21
Member
Member # 35881

Icon 1 posted      Profile for mariel21     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
I have it all- SVT, V tach, PVCs, Pacs -24 holter is useless. I had an event monitor you wear for 30 days or more. I had mine for a year as I didn't want to give it up.
Posts: 17 | From new york | Registered: Jan 2012  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
MissVictoria
LymeNet Contributor
Member # 45232

Icon 1 posted      Profile for MissVictoria     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Thanks
Posts: 150 | From New Jersey | Registered: Jan 2015  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
Brussels
Frequent Contributor (5K+ posts)
Member # 13480

Icon 1 posted      Profile for Brussels     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
I know some don't like I mention Anthony William but he has a different view on that.

http://www.medicalmedium.com/liver-rescue-medical-medium/mystery-heart-palpitations

I have all his books, so I know that this jelly-like substance that sort of blocks blood flow in the heart is from excess of toxins in the liver.

It's BIOFILM that forms in the liver due to 'trouble makers', which he means by infections IN THE LIVER. The liver tries to contain biofilms, and the liver CAN produce a substance that helps dissolve biofilms.

But if it is too overwhelmed, it can't contain it anymore and they go in the blood and cause heart symptoms.

Of course, there could be other problems, he said somewhere else. It could be, like lightfoot said above, neural problems due to toxicity or high nerve inflammation (which block electrical signals and cause heart problems).

The most common though, he says, it's loose biofilms.

He said that when we feel a strange bitter taste in the mouth (that even other people near you can smell, so bitter it is), this is the antidote for the biofilm, that the liver produces.

That bitter substance can dissolve these critter's biofilms WHEN in contact with oxygen. It's a sort of chemical reaction. So when you feel you are feeling bitter taste in the mouth, go for a walk or do light exercises, so that your blood is oxygenated.

That's what I do, at least.

Without oxygen, the biofilm cannot be dissolved, he said.

If you eat too fatty foods, AND /OR you have thick blood (= meaning also your blood lacks hydration), you will have little blood oxygen, because fats make red blood cells stick to themselves and they do not circulate as well as if there were little or no fats.

For me, before I knew Anthony William, I had heart problems basically during lyme disease. When it was SUPER ACTIVE, I got a myriad of symptoms, and my heart was one of the worst symptoms (because it IS scary, as you describe).

With treatment (basically herbs and homeopathy) both antimicrobials, anti inflammation, and organ support AND binders in great amounts, the symptoms went down WHEN infection went down.

So I do think that the explanation of Anthony, that heart problems have to do with infections could hold.

And also, of course, lyme can infect the heart, and that could also be another problem...

I also only treated with NO drugs and controlled my diet back then... Like no allergens, no gluten, etc...

Posts: 5929 | From Brussels | Registered: Oct 2007  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
   

Quick Reply
Message:

HTML is not enabled.
UBB Code is enabled.

Instant Graemlins
   


Post New Topic  New Poll  Post A Reply Close Topic   Feature Topic   Move Topic   Delete Topic next oldest topic   next newest topic
 - Printer-friendly view of this topic
Hop To:


Contact Us | LymeNet home page | Privacy Statement

© 1993-2019 The Lyme Disease Network of New Jersey, Inc.
All Rights Reserved.
Use of the LymeNet Site is subject to the Terms and Conditions.

Powered by UBB.classic™ 6.7.3


Home | Flash Discussion | Support Groups | On-Line Library
Legal Resources | Medical Abstracts | Newsletter | Books
Pictures | Site Search | Links | Help/Questions
About LymeNet | Webmaster