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What does it mean when your heart flutters a lot

A female asked:
Dr. Steven Guyton
Thoracic Surgery 48 years experience
Fluttering : Fluttering heartbeats are generally termed palpitations and can be triggered by stress, exercise, medication or sometimes by an underlying medical con... Read More
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Dr. Joshua Buckler
Cardiology 21 years experience
Heart : Heart "flutters" or more generically, palpitations, can range from very benign to very serious depending on what the actual cause is. Unfortunately th... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Investigate.: That symptom, which we would generally term "palpitations" requires some investigation into cause. It doesn't mean there's something bad causing them... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
See a specialist: Please see a cardiologist. This has the potential I'll to b quite
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See doctor: Palpitations need investigations including bloods and ECG and depending on ECG you might need cardiology review.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See cardiologist: Stress is bad only if you feel you have no control over the situation.Since you are having symptoms (heart fluttering often) it would be a good idea t... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Ohanswered
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Arrythmia: Atrial fibrillation or flutter is a condition where heart's conduction system is abnormal and puts you at risk for stroke. You need to see a doc to di... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 48 years experience
Possibly: There is a little caffeine in chocolate, so if you eat a lot of it you can get enough caffeine to cause palpitations.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
I think it's important for you to determine the nature of your cardiac rhythm when you're experiencing palpitations. This is done by your wearing an o... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
See your Dr.: This is something that should be checked in person by a DR. You need an EKG and a thorough exam in order to rule out heart conditions. It could just b... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Palpitations: Your heart lies on the left side of your chest. When you lay on your left side you put more pressure on your heart. This is why it is recommended you ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Could very well be due to caffeine in the tea. Losing weight is not easy, as you know. In addition to reducing your intake of food and increasing ph... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
A consultation with a cardiologist is warranted. Do you have a heart murmur? A normal aortic valve has 3 cusps. If yours has only 2, you have congeni... Read More
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