Lyme, B12, heart issues, headaches. Episode resulting in tiredness and heart pounding?

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    I have Lyme, b12 problems, right branch block, MVP, leaky valve, and headaches. I'm 37 and today I had sharp stabbing pain in the top right side of my head with pain in right eye and cheek. Also teeth and jaw had discomfort. This lasted about an hour now i'm tired and heart rate is about 82 bpm and I can feel it pounding, or it feels like it to me. I just have been feeling weird all day. What do you think might be going on? Thank you, Christy.


    Full Answer:

    Dear Christy;


    Even without your medical history, we wouldn't attempt to diagnose via the internet. It's simply not safe. The only person who can tell you what's going on is a doctor who can review your medical history, discuss your symptoms, and examine you - in person.


    Given what you list of your medical history, you need to call your doctor as soon as you read this, if you haven't already. Although your symptoms could be some type of headache disorder, they could also be heart related. Women can experience far different symptoms with heart issues than men do, and they're too often ignored.


    PLEASE, call your doctor.


    Good luck,
    John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert



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Published On: January 12, 2013