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  • warm feeling between shoulder blades/weakness

    5 months ago I began getting spells- I get a warm feeling between my shoulder blades and then I get lightheaded and feel really weak from head to toe, a few times I have nearly fainted(though never have).
    I have worn a 24hr holter and had 3 EKG's done and the results showed nothing. My GP & Cardio. don't think it is heart related but they don't know what else it could be. Just wondering if anyone here had anything similar. (My BP and heart rate appear normal during these times).
    Thanks
    It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived.

    Dx in Feb/99. Obstructed. No ICD, no surgeries, no family history. 2 sons ages 14 and 6.

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    Re: warm feeling between shoulder blades/weakness

    Please see an HCM specialist. Your symptoms can be well managed with meds...but I have a feeling the docs just do not understand HCM well enough to help you on this.

    Be well,
    Lisa
    Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
    YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

    Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
    lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
    Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
    Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
    Currently not obstructed
    Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)

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