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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience in Cardiology
Drinking: There are several things wrong, drinking alcohol can cause rhythm disturbances as can poor nutrition or dehydration which is also associated with alc ... Read More

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Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Many reasons: Please see your doctor. If for example you are on birth control pills, then pulmonary embolism is of concern. Asthma and emphysema can be a cause and ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes!: There are a bunch of symptoms one may have during a panic attack--one may feel dizzy, faint, or weak, experience numbness or tingling in the hand and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Fast heart rate: You may be having a heart rate abnormality (arrhythmia) such as supraventricular tachycardia. You must see your doctor or a cardiologist.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Berger
32 years experience in Cardiology
Palpitations: Palpitations are the subjective sensation of the beating of your heart. They are common during and right after pregnancy. In most cases, they are be ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Labor can impose substantial and prolonged stress. In some cases a C-section is advisable.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Need work up: probably related to a drop in blood pressure thats sudden. Postural hypotension , vasodepressor syndrome etc. A work up with an echo,cardiac event mon ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Symptoms: Fear, etc.: Lamictal https://www.google.com/#q=lamictal = a single molecule; cannot & will not solve complex human life issues & symptoms, though can comp ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Anxiety?: Anxiety can cause heart palpitations, pounding heartbeat and can even be a risk for coronary (heart) artery disease. The scenario is deserving of a c ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Danger: Untreated WPW is extremely dangerous and can be rapidly fatal. If your WPW is not controlled or you have symptoms like you describe, see your doctor, ... Read More
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