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I can't seem to feel my heart beat.

Hello everyone. I am a young male in his mid 20s facing a bit of a health scare. To begin, I am a fairly healthy individual and I try to lead a healthy lifestyle.. I'm not perfect but i do try despite some bad habits. The situation is that just a couple months ago, my heart beat changed. It felt softer. As if it was not there. This change was very obvious to me since i'm used to my heart beating intensely and feeling palpitations. I also deal with anxiety which I am taking meds for and practicing mindfulness. So at first I thought maybe it was just my anxiety playing tricks on me.. But weeks started passing and I was feeling this same feeling.I felt like something was off and didn't feel like my normal self now that my heart beat felt faint and empty. I also have a prominent neck vein on my right side of neck and began assuming the worst; that maybe I have heart failure... Ugh. I then went to see my doctor who ordered a Ultrasound and blood work. My blood showed that my LDL cholestoral was slightly elevated but nothing to be concerned about and having low iron which is common in my family. So things appeared normal on that end.. My ultrasound came back normal, but i showed i had prominent jugular veins. My doc then ordered a CT Scan on my neck and chest which I did last week and I'm still waiting on the results of that which terrifying for me because now I've noticed some swelling in my left leg and it's bothering me mentally and is very uncomfortable physically. During all this I've remained physically active and drink healthy smoothies and cut back on processed foods. Lifestyle changes and waiting is all i can do at this moment and the suspense is killing me. I've done some research to see if others have had this similar feeling and I wanted to link some similar posts below related to "can't feel heartbeat".... I'd like for yall to read it and and see the similarities. Perhaps is there a name for what i'm experiencing? Could it all just be in my head? or Could it be a heart issue or even heart failure???? I Want to know you guys input PLEASE. Thank you for taking the time to read this.
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You not feeling your heart beat is a serious problem, but if you're alive and well then it could mean that your blood pressure as lowered. I have that sometimes and sometimes it happens when I go to sleep, or sometimes it doesn't. Usually feeling your heart beat is caused by high blood pressure (since your heart has to pump harder) or it could be you sitting in a position that squishes an artery, thus, making you feel your heartbeat. If you don't feel your heartbeat, then it is nothing to worry about. It indicates that you have low blood pressure. If you have swelling in your legs it could be a sign of DVT, usually a DVT is in the vein, and not in the artery, which coulda cause you to not feel your heartbeat. If you have swelling in your leg after a change in your lifestyle, then you could have heart failure. If you have what I said, then you should go check it out as soon as possible. Heart Failure is reversible if caught early.
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Surprisingly enough, I feel that my issues started arising when I switched to a healthier diet. Which was odd to me. But are you suggesting that I go to the ER or continue to wait for my results?  I don’t wanna waste time
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