Hi, I just found out in February that I have CHF and after spending the night in the hospital they have now added Cardiomyopathy. My Ejection Fraction was 28 in Feb and is now at 31 since adding a couple of more pills to my diet…lol. At any rate i'm starting to think that I'm crazy because everytime I have issues (palpitations, rapid heart rate, sharp pain radiating to left arm, cold sweats, nausea, and shortness of breath) I go to the hospital and all the test come back "normal" like I made up the what happened. This frustrates me beyond major and I'm starting to get to the point where I don't want to go to the hospital the next time it happens. This is all new to me and it is a tad bit depressing; some days I am so tired that I can't get out of bed and other days I can get out of bed but have no energy to do much else, my doctor says it's all a part of it and are trying to decide if the he is going to do a heart cath and ICD/pacemaker. I vote for which ever one will make me feel a little more human. I really don't know how to deal with these diseases (along with high BP and Sleep Apnea and an irregular, irregular heart beat). I'm glad that I found out about this group, I've been dealing with this by myself with people who don't understand how this makes me feel and the slight case of fear that comes along with it. It's nice to know that there are people that can help me deal with this better?
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