Symptoms come and go. I have shortness of breath, rapid heart beat, & lower back pain when I do very little. I played volleyball for 2 hours, 2 weeks ago and felt great when I got home, last week I played agian and could hardly make it through the night and was wiped out when I got home. I am type 1 Diabetic for about 29 years, on a pump using U500 insulin since Aug of 2011. I have had EEG, EKG, Chemical Stress Test, blood work to check thyroid, liver, kindney, cholesterol, & A1C. Have high blood pressure but can't seem to take anything for it without a reaction. Tried all the "prils", Ace Inhibitors and Beta Blockers. I take hydrochlorithiazide though. Had a bad reaction earlier last year to Statins. Some days I am fine with good endurance and then the next day, can hardly walk a block without being wiped out and totally out of breath, heart pounding & my lower back killing me. All my tests have come back normal to near normal. I can go sometimes for several days feeling fine and then go several days struggling to do much at all. Don't understand why it changes so drasticly from day to day. I am 58, male. Besides Insulin and the Hydo., I just take vitamins, C,E, Gingko, Fish Oil, and sometimes potassium, calcium and magnesium.View Thread
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