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heart palpitations during exercise

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behzad Pavri
34 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Probably normal: As the hr increases with exercise, it is expected that most people will be aware of it. This is not a problem. However, while exercising, if you sudde ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not normal: One should not have those symptoms at your age during a period or during exercise. Schedule a visit for an evaluation. You may need to start with a pr ... Read More
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A 49-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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations: Palpitations during and after exercise would be a reason to get checked out to see what might be the cause. Most of us don't have them during exercise ... Read More
A 63-year-old female 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
29 years experience 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: You describe normal extra beats.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Zimmer
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Check your thyroid: At the very least, you need to have you thyroid checked and get an ekg. This is abnormal and should be properly evaluated by your physician.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshi Aditi
Specializes in General Practice
PVC: Heart beat that skips from time to time is in fact normal it's called a premature ventricular contraction, when the verticals prematurly contract.
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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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Cardiac evaluation: preferably a basic exam, baseline EKG, exercise stress echo test and other imaging based on findings, I suggest a cardiology consultation ASAP or ER i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities: Could you be pregnant? If not, Have you had a rapid growth spurt? Sometimes during periods of rapid growth the autonomic nervous system has troubl ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Adrenaline: During both activities, you adrenal gland is pumping out adrenaline (epinephrine). That is a potent heart stimulant. Some extra beats are expected. I ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It may be: We can not say, it depends on how fast your heart rate is and if the rhythm is regular or irregular caffeine has stimulant effect on heart rate bur c ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: if echo and holter are normal,continue your regular f-up with your physician
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely : A heart attack. Increased heart rate most likely secondary to the energy drink and caffeine that is in it. Stop energy drink. If still occurring see y ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Maybe OSA?: People with undiagnosed sleep apnea can have slow heart rates with pvcs paroxysm of atrial fibrillation etc a sleep study may be just the test to see ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Rhabdomyolosys is a muscle injury direct or indirect. It result in breakdown of muscle fibers and release of their contents into the bloodstream. In a ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Normally your: Heart is slowed by the vagus nerve, removing the vagus effect increases your rate then the catecholamines take over for further increase
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Pierce
35 years experience Cardiology
Not usually: Caffeine can cause palpitations. Removing caffeine should stop racing hearts. Caffeine withdrawal may give a headache.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Discuss w doc: One expects a physiologically appropriate increase in heart rate with exercise. This could be magnified if your volume state is low (intravascular de ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Hakim
27 years experience Cardiology
Usually : Usually heart palpitations are ectopic beats of the heart. The heart rhythm and electricity tends to follow a standard path from sa node to av node t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
You're human: Most people have occasional flutters, flipflops, and skipped beats, especially when they're doing something exciting and fun. If you have more than fi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Usual formula: Assuming you're in generally good health, the usual formula used is 80% of your age-determined maximum predicted heart rate. A good rule of thumb for ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Not known: Most of the time we don't find a specific reason for the heart to be beating irregularly which i assume is the reason for your palpitations. Things su ... Read More
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