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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Skipping: Palpitations are sensations in the chest most commonly caused by the heart beating irregularly, too hard, or too fast. The rhythm abnormality can at t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
37 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked: Ecg, needed! there are dysrythmias which can be deadly that cause these symptoms.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Certainly could be!: If you had a blood transfusion do they know what the blood loss was from? If you are now having dizzy spells and palpitations with that history I wou ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanan Morcos
20 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
SVT vs non sustained: Speak with your internist for a referral to a cardiac electrophysiologist.. You may need a holter/ event monitor followed by an electrophysiologic stu ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
26 years experience Cardiology
No: Heart palpitations is a symptom. As a general rule, causes of fainting (i.e. Loss of consciousness) are not symptoms.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
17 years experience Cardiology
Arrhythmia : Sometimes skipped heart beats knows as premature ventricular or atrial contractions (pvc, pac) cause these symptoms, these are benign. There other ca ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Yawning: No.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Many things: Stimulants such as caffiene, energy drinks, decongestants such as psuedophedrine. Thyroid disease , anxiety, hormone imbalance are just a few causes.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Heart rhythm: Irregularities of the heart rhythm cause palpitations. Everyone has them sometimes. If you're bothered by them, seek further evaluation.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Sinus tachycardia: Sinus tachycardia can cause symptoms of fatigue, shortness of breath, etc. Talk to your MD about your symptoms. Is your thyroid normal? Why are you on ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Sagalyn
39 years experience 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Evaluation: Although all these could be sign of anxiety attack but you should see an MD for further investigation.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Headaches: Could be migraines, but frequent shortness of breath with fast heart rate without asthma could be a serious thing. Go see your doctor or go to er for ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Berg
41 years experience Neurosurgery
Could be a few thing: You definitely need a thorough exam. Some of what you describe is often seen in Autonomic Dysfunction disorders aka (Dysautonomia). We see this alot ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Is this all new?: If so, I recommend you see a doctor for an examination. There are many possible causes of this constellation of symptoms and one can narrow the list d ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Symptoms: Hyperthyroid comes to mind but the symptoms listed could be many things.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
38 years experience Cardiology
See a doctor: These could be symptoms of hypertension and other systemic illnesses. Please see a doctor.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Migraine : Migraine can cause all that.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Possible panic: attacks. Please see your doc to rule out or identify medical conditions. After that consider seeing a clinical psychologist who specializes in treat ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Vezza
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Other things cause increase in heart rate. obesity alone does not. food that contain caffeine, diet supplements, stress, anxiety all can cause increas ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Indirectly, yes.: Water pills can cause dehydration which may make the blood pressure drop and the heart rate rise that you might sense as heart palpations. Most water ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Rapid heart rate: Dizziness and blurred vision can be symptoms of a rapid heart rate. Now we need to find out why you or some one has rapid heart rate--- several causes ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
26 years experience 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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