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PhotoLense 10-21-2021 09:43 PM

High Dose Flu Vaccine
I support all vaccines 100%. Countless millions worldwide have been saved by vaccines.
I'm posting this message because my recent experience was anomalous, and I don't know
what to do next, if anything.

A few weeks ago the high dose flu vaccine was recommended because I'm sixty-five. A couple
of hours after the shot I attempted to eat dinner. Something was very wrong. I could barely
swallow. It felt like a vise was crushing my chest!

My family insisted I go to the hospital. I adamantly refused. For nineteen hours I was bed ridden.
Drinking bottled water and occasionally crawling to the bathroom. Finally, the crushing in my
chest lifted. I was totally exhausted.

My overall health is very good. I climb mountains, scuba dive, and other activities that require
physical fitness. There is no history of heart disease among my immediate family or other relatives.

I am very concerned that my heart was damaged by the high dose vaccine. The next logical step
is to visit the family doctor. I will not go down that road, because he will demand that I see a
cardiologist after hearing about a "vise crushing my chest."

Maybe just continuing with normal life is the best thing to do.

JohnR41 11-05-2021 01:35 PM

Re: High Dose Flu Vaccine
You said you climb mountains, scuba dive and other activities that require physical fitness.
Did you engage in any exhausting physical activity prior to getting vaccinated?

I think the best time to get a flu shot is in the morning and then take it easy for the rest of the day.

I just learned today that, across the United States, on average, one athlete dies every 3 days from sudden cardiac failure. And this includes high school football players too. So it's not just older athletes.

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