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why does my heart skip beat in the morning when I wake up

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marco Paliotta
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Excitement: During sex, there is an increase of adrenalin. The heart is very sensitive to Adrenalin and the effect (in your case) is to skip a heart beat.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
17 years experience Cardiology
PVCs?: Some people experience palpitations or premature atrial or ventricular contractions with exercise; others have a more concerning condition: exercise-i ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Extra beats: What the general population refers to as "skipped beats" are mostly premature beats that come from the right ventricle. These make the next normal be ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffry Lindenbaum
45 years experience Family Medicine
Potentially it could: Whenever you experience skipped beats, it could be a manifestation of something potentially more serious. Symptoms such as this may be totally benign ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
10 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Unclear: Not enough info to determine. Are you taking more caffeine those days?
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
No : it is not normal. Why are you taking dexamethsone? Is it for allergies or autoimmune disease or what? Whatever the reason for dexamethsone you need t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Unclear question: I would recommend an exercise stress test and referral to cardiology. Please review with your physician.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: You may actually be feeling your heart beating abnormally but it's just as likely that you're just more aware of your normal heartbeat. The distinctio ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are a number: of autonomic dysfunction disorders that can account for your symptoms. In addition, simple dehydration could also produce this. Ask your health care p ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Need work up: You may have svt/or tachy arrhythmia .This is nor normal.Need work up from thyroid check up to cardiac evaluation , /ekg// holter monitor / echo/ ev ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Time to see a doctor: A young woman who feels palpitations should be checked by her primary care doctor (family medicine or internal medicine, not Ob-Gyn) to make sure her ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Hard to say: This is hard to give you an answer without tests and an examine. One thing to know is sometimes the heart beat can be so fast that it has trouble fil ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not kidneys: Kidneys are deep seated organs and do not hurt unless it is infected or bleeding or stone passing through the kidneys. if its happening when you wake ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Panic attack?: What you describe could be a panic attacks . i recommend you consult a doctor for treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. Raja'a Kaddaha
27 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Event monitor: Ask your doctor to prescribe an event recorder which is a monitor that records your heart rhythm and beats at the time these events occur, he may advi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Tachycardia/ sleep: How fast?? There is always variation in rate . When we sleep there is more autonomic tone effects with increase in sympathetic tone in REM sleep. Mo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vijay Thamman
Specializes in Cardiology
Due to GERD: Due to gerd, mitral valve prolapse, anxiety.Consider migraine headaches, costochondritis.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
AM increase in HR: Is this increase in HR a "baseline" increase, or episodic, or normal physiological response to exercise, anxiety or sexual stimulation. Baseline HR in ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
25 years experience Family Medicine
Blurry AM eyes: Could be dryness, allergies r normal!
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience Family Medicine
Adrenalin response : Adrenalin " Stress hormone " is increasing naturally in AM. To help us get going... but this response may be increased IF dehydrated , alcohol at bed ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Allergies?: allergic rhinitis is often linked to asthma or hyperactive airways. The best thing to do is get tested by your physician. A simple spirometer or other ... Read More
A 48-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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
No, not normal: Tachycardia (fast heart beat) can be caused by stress, anemia, infection, fever, dehydration, medication, low blood sugar, hyperthyroidism and many ma ... Read More
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