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Which Doctor is best?

I am a 28yr. female. I suffer from migraines, tremors, svt, sinus tach, heart palpitations, nausea, visual disturbances (flashing lights, stars, strobe lights, blurry vision, double vision) and severe fatigue. I tend to get mono and shingles quite frequently. I have been diagnosed with a small atrial septal defect along with a leaky mitral valve and tricuspid valve. I see a cardiologist and neurologist, however I do not feel any better and the tremors are getting worse. Neither doctor will look at my symptoms as being related. I get passed back and forth. My family doctor is clueless. Is there a particular type of doctor that I should see? I want someone who is willing to look at all of my symptoms. (I understand a neurologist can't help with an ASD or leaky heart valves, but what about the svt?) Also, any clue as to what is wrong with me?

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Many of the symptoms you list are due to magnesium deficiency.
Here are two informative pages:

Common Conditions That May Result from Low Magnesium Levels
http://www.ctds.info/5_13_magnesium.html

The Importance of Magnesium to Human Nutrition
by Michael B. Schachter M.D.

If the urls are disabled, just google for magnesium deficient.

Excerpts:
"Common conditions such as  mitral valve prolapse, migraines, attention deficit disorder, fibromyalgia, asthma and allergies have all been linked to a Mg deficiency.
Perhaps not coincidentally, these conditions also tend to occur in clusters together within the same individual."

"Symptoms or signs of the cardiovascular system include palpitations, heart arrhythmias, angina due to spasms of the coronary arteries, high blood pressure and mitral valve prolapse.
Be aware that not all of the symptoms need to be present to presume magnesium deficiency; but, many of them often occur together."

If you would like more information, let me know.
Wishing you the best,
Carol
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The Importance of Magnesium to Human Nutrition
http://www.mbschachter.com/importance_of_magnesium_to_human.htm

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The migraine disease could be causing the nausea and the visual disturbances rather than those being separate problems--is that what your neurologist is saying?

I certainly am not a doctor, but you might be interested in at least reading online about dysautonomia.  If you google for it you can find descriptions of the symptoms it can cause.  It's a *long* list because just about any part of the autonomic nervous system can be effected, depending on which type you have.  But it could fit some of your symptoms.  However, your cardiac issues seem more extensive than most people I have talked to with dysautonomia.  But, again, there are many types of it and I'm no expert.  I just have a fairly common type of it.

I agree with Carol, that if they haven't already they should probably test for vitamin deficiencies or absorption problems in case that could be the culprit.  I know that can effect multiple organ systems sometimes.  For me, I just kept searching for my symptoms online and finding different tests my cardiologist or neuro hadn't run yet and asking them to rule stuff out if it was possible.  It took two years to really find answers that satisfied me.
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