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Undiagnosed problem over 4 years
My journey began more than 4 years ago when a severe heart arythima occured in a spa after a workout. Normal rythm didnt recover so they had to do a cardioversion. Several research were done but all seemed to be ok. Doctors put the blame on my lifestyle and told me to not party and train together, which ofcourse I had been doing. So I changed my lifestyle completely, but the health started to go down. I had tremendous fatigue, heartburn, shortness of breath. I wasnt able to work, train, felt cold all the time and it also felt like the pulse was very low and as my heart is going to stop or is really tired. Most wierd symptom is a crackling sound somwhere inside my upper chest which i can hear in my ears. Sometimes my wife can hear it if she puts her head on my chest. Crackles sound like something brakes inside. Sometimes crackles are small sometimes really loud. From the beginning I felt it has something to do with food. If i ate, it made me feel better, crackling stopped, but only for few hours. After few hours everything starts all over again. Its also a releif when the feces come out, when i fart or burp. Usually its hard to burp and it feels like bubbling inside. Also theres pretty strong erectile dysfunction. Went to the doctor, had research again, echo, chest MRI, load test x-rays, gastroscopy, colonoscopy, different allergy tests and so on. All are clean. Cardiologist told me to see a psychiatrist, but I couldnt belive these symptoms can be mental so I didnt. So life went on, it got a bit easier(its easier in the summer and in the warm weather somehow) until 2 years ago I had another arythmia. I started when i jumped into my bed. Doctors told me that I shouldnt take my beta blockers(was diagnosed hypertension 6 years prior) beacuse they make my pulse really low. So I was given electric shock again, different hypertension pills and sent home again. Various research were done after but suprise suprise nothing. Also 24hour holter monitoring. Another series of scopys were done to see it it was hiatal hernia, but according to the results no(theres also a pain just under the lower part of my left ribs). During the next years I've tried different alternative doctors(chinese medicine, accupuncture, chiropractor, ostheopath and so on) but so far nothing. At the same time ive been seeing a psychiatrist for over half a year, but he has put his hands up also. Antidepressants have no effect what so ever. Main symptoms remain: Crackling sound while inhaling, shortness of breath and a relied for minute when the crackles come out. Severe erectile dysfunction, fatigue, like there was a load on my heart and the heart is not able to speed up as it used to(hard to work out), feeling cold all the time, tinnitus, buzzy feeling on the left side of my face, some of my fingers get numb sometimes, in my mouth it feels like i had to brush my teeth several times a day(tongue has ulcers all the time). Probably theres something I have forgot because over the years there has been a lot of wierd going on with my body. I'm out of options and I'd apreciate if someone could help.