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can indigestion cause heart flutters

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Hurd
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Heartburn palpitates: Indigestion may affect the vagus nerve. This nerve regulates acid production and heart rate. It is possible when stimulated by heartburn, you could ge ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Symptoms: Simplest answer is yes. It's complicated and not enough space here to specific.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Flutters: Typically "flutters" are due to some of your heart cells firing a bit early, pre-empting the natural pacemaker. This causes a reset and an irregular ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Make sure you dont have medical condition such as Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) or hyperthyroidism. An electrocardiogram and blood test will able to id ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Bloating can be uncomfortable and adversely affect the ability for inspiration. The diaphragm is forced superior further impacting on a deep breath. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Haven't heard of onion palpitations. Green onions and yellow onions aren't spicy enough to create the excitement that might lead to sensations of palp ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
26 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Overeating does increase physical stress on the heart. It is not normal to have symptoms, which would include palpitations, when the heart is experie ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
19 years experience in Cardiology
The vagus nerve?: The association between GI activity (e.g. Gas/bloating, acid reflux) and palpitations exists, but we aren't sure why. It may involve the vagus nerve, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
29 years experience in Cardiology
Possible: There are some cardiac arrhythmias related to exercise. Best to get an exercise stress test to see that.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Indirectly: Since this process often leads to a change in a persons metabolism, and the balance of ions in their blood, it can set someone up for death due to a h ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: This is not a listed adverse reaction, but if you have no history of palpitations which started after taking Ibuprofen which stopped after stopping th ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Palpitations: Gigas or heartburn can cause palpitations.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Stress/anxiety and increase sympathetic tone can lead to increased ectopy.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Many things: Dehydration, stress, arrythmia, etc. Get checked out.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: No relationship.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Yes it can.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Sagalyn
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Unlikely: Anxiety can cause palpitations, the sensation that one's heart is pounding. Sadness is not associated with heart rhythm irregularities. Heart flutter ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Shouldn't : While i suppose its possible of there was a very large hiatal hernia (paraesophageal type), it is still unlikely.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience in Cardiology
No: To be precise, gas in the stomach can not cause heart palpitations, but it can give the feeling like there is something happening to the heart when th ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: If you dehydrated or have "low fluids volume" in blood vesles - heart is increasing rate to circulate blood to vital organs and it may feel subjectivl ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience in Cardiology
Yawning: No.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes it can: And can also cause headache, high blood pressure etc.Take care! http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/healthy-living/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-answers/ ... Read More
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