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A 33-year-old female asked:

what are the simptons of atrial fibrilation/flutter? what s the diiference between atrial fibrilation/flutter and sinus tachycardia?

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Dr. Alan Lasnover
Obstetrics and Gynecology 60 years experience
REGULARITY: In addition to Dr Singh's good advice, the major difference between atrial fibrillation (known as A-fib) and either flutter or sinus tachycardia is that A-fib is irregular while flutter may be either, and sinus tachycardia suggests that the rhythm is of ventricular origin--simply faster than "sinus rhtyhm." Any flutter suggests serious heart disease and must be converted ASAP. A-fib may be asymp

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If I have a blood pressure of 120/80, is it possible that I will suffer from atrial fibrillation?

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BP Atrial Fib: The blood pressure is not necessarily connected with atrial fibrillation. You can have a normal blood pressure as your describe and still acquire atrial fibrillation.
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A 25-year-old member asked:

Are heart flutters due to eating a lot of chocolate?

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Dr. Mark Stern
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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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Can decaf coffee make your heart flutter?

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Dr. Samuel Hahn
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Yes: For people especially sensitive to caffeine, decaf coffee can still cause symptoms. It is not caffeine free, it just has less caffeine.
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Can too much gatorade cause a heart flutter?

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Dr. Bart Denys
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Gatorade: There are no stimulants like caffeine etc. In gaorade. Therefor, i doubt that it would cause arrhythmias.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What are the possible causes for the fluttering feeling in my stomach?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
Many times its heart: Sometimes palpitations from the heart can feel like a stomach problem. The opposite is also true. So a n ekg and or a holter along with a GI work up such as an upper GI may be needed. The stomach and heart share nervous innervation and can have "cross talk". A thorough history and physical should be able to point your doctor in the right direction.

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