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heart skips when I take a deep breath

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus Arrythmia: It is normal for heart rate to slow down and may feel like a skip heart beat due to stimulation of Vagus Nerve.and is normal. It is called Sinus Arryt ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Avoid triggers: Skipped beats usually imply premature ventricular or atrial contractions (pvcs or pac's). They are triggered by Adrenalin surges or stimulant effects ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Could be coronary: artery disease leading to myocardial ischemia and PVCs. You obviously have an elevated cholesterol based on your medications. Better check in with yo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
22 years experience Psychiatry
See your doc: It is vital to have a thorough evaluation by your primary care physician to rule out any problems in general and specifically with your heart. Only th ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
PVC: Sounds like a premature ventricular contraction. Almost everyone has these but not everyone notices them. If they really bother you, see your doc to ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Skipped beat!: This happens to almost everyone, more to coffee drinkers. If it happens more than 5 times in one minute, mention it to your primary care physician a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Anxiety : This is stress. It us the constriction of your chest when your breaths are too small and too tight. Many young people fell something is very wrong in ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
40 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Skipping beats is not uncommon. If you drink caffeine reduce the amount by half. If you smoke, stop smoking. If problem continues, see your doctor.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed Samee
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually benign: Skipping of heart beat is not an uncommon finding in all age geoups and does not indicate by itself heart disease. If the doctors have examined you an ... Read More
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