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Been on armour for two months was on synthyroid for 20 yrs, feeling better but certain days I feel like I'm on an adrenaline rush, heart rate 95bpm?

Been on armour for two months was on synthyroid for 20 yrs, feeling better but certain days I feel like I'm on an adrenaline rush, heart rate 95bpm?

Thyroid replacement: This is why most endocrinologists don't use armour. It contains a mixture of hormones, and often does makes you hyperthyroid. And it is hard to follow the blood tests. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Adrenaline (Definition)

Adrenalin (e) / Epinephrine is the hormone produced by the adrenal medulla that speeds and strengths the heart, dilates the airways, and shifts blood flow to the muscles. Often this is in response ...Read more


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Taking Synthroid (thyroxine) 125 and felt a sudden adrenaline rush on my heart. Should I be worried?

Taking Synthroid (thyroxine) 125 and felt a sudden adrenaline rush on my heart. Should I be worried?

Don't know: What a sudden adrenaline rush is. If you're taking your medication properly and your levels are normal, there is no relationship to your thyroid pills. ...Read more

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My heart will beat real hard one time along with an adrenaline rush. It feels like it is going to jump out of my chest. What is happening?

My heart will beat real hard one time along with an adrenaline rush. It feels like it is going to jump out of my chest. What is happening?

-RushJustAin'tABand-: Sounds like your having an extra heart beat. It can make you feel like your neck is going to explode and if they occur too often may give you a headache and lumps in your throat. Sounds like you're having a pretty intense reaction to them. Maybe they're scaring you. Don't be, unless they come frequently and give you chest pains. There's an outside chance something else is a cause so see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like my heart is racing but its not? My pulse is within normal range but it feels like a rush of adrenaline in my chest. Anxiety?

Why does it feel like my heart is racing but its not? My pulse is within normal range but it feels like a rush of adrenaline in my chest. Anxiety?

Panic Attacks?: There are a number of different types of anxiety disorders. A common type of anxiety reaction is a panic attack. These typically occur suddenly and can have a variety of symptoms such as anxiety, sweating, feeling hot, short of breath, shaky, chest discomfort, etc. Panic attacks sometimes occur in response to specific triggers, but often are completely random events with no identifiable cause. ...Read more

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Whenever I'm tired or had a bit of caffeine I feel heart palpitations as if there's an adrenaline rush. I'm only 24 so I fear I have heart problems al?

Whenever I'm tired or had a bit of caffeine I feel heart palpitations as if there's an adrenaline rush. I'm only 24 so I fear I have heart problems al?

See your doctor: You may want to see your doctor for an evaluation. Talk to your doctor about your concerns. Your doctor can obtain a history and check your heart. This may alleviate your anxiety or fears. You may also want to avoid the use of caffeine. Also, if you smoke, talk to your doctor about quitting. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What can cause rapid heart rate (up to 174 bpm), severe headache, rapid breathing, adrenaline rush to occur multiple times a night every night.

What can cause rapid heart rate (up to 174 bpm), severe headache, rapid breathing, adrenaline rush to occur multiple times a night every night.

See your Doctor: All these symptoms are a warning that are telling you to be seen, when we lie down fluid changes in our system can trigger underlying heart disease and trigger some of your symptoms, and could also be an endocrine (gland and hormone) problem, so please get to your Doctor and get this evaluated right away! ...Read more

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I always had this ability to turn adrenaline rush on/off at will easily (dilated pupils, increased heart rate etc). Should I visit a doctor for this?

I always had this ability to turn adrenaline rush on/off at will easily (dilated pupils, increased heart rate etc). Should I visit a doctor for this?

Doubtful: Interesting ability but, if there are no other issues, it doesn't sound like a medical problem, unless it's happening when you are not paying attention to it. ...Read more

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Adrenaline surges all day long. Do they damage heart?

Adrenaline surges all day long. Do they damage heart?

Sometimes: Only when produced in excess like aniety, panic reaction or harmonal diseases.

It is essentisl in exercise, fright and exciement. ...Read more

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Is it possible that your heart fail without adrenaline?

Is it possible that your heart fail without adrenaline?

Yes: When the heart fails, the body automatically activates the kidneys and the central nervous system to produce hormones including Adrenaline to maintain circulation.On a short term it is good for survival but on a long term, continues stimulation of these hormones is harmful. That is why the beta blockers which block adrenaline is one of the most useful drug in the treatment of heart failure ...Read more

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Does having too much adrenaline cause physical damage to the heart?

Does having too much adrenaline cause physical damage to the heart?

In excess: But you don't have any way of reaching those levels without a rare endocrine malignancy. See the "adrenaline rush" blog for more information. ...Read more

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Worried about constant adrenaline rushes. Will they damage my heart?

Worried about constant adrenaline rushes. Will they damage my heart?

?: If they're coming from your adrenal gland, they won't hurt your heart. Unless you have a pheochromocytoma. That occurs with an incidence of about 1 in 1, 000, 000. ...Read more

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Does adrenaline affect heart rate?

Very much: Very much. That is why under extreme circumstances, specially dangerous one your body produces it to keep you very alert with increase heart rate. ...Read more

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When anxiety causes adrenaline rushes do they damage my heart?

Anxiety: Anxiety might not damage your heart for now but that might happen if you don't get care for your problem.
I recommend you start by seeing a Psychologist who will take your history, offer good advice, and if needed refer you to a cardiac speilaist.
Wish you well. Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Why is adrenaline not the medication for heart failure?

Why is adrenaline not the medication for heart failure?

Not useful: Adrenaline is only used during cardiac arrest to "restart" the heart. It has a very short half-life and is metabolized very fast. One of the long-term complications of heart failure is caused by too much adrenaline production to try to stimulate the heart. Beta-blocker medications block the long-term effects of adrenaline and reduce mortality from heart failure. ...Read more

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Why is it that adrenaline is contraindicated in heart failure?

CHF: Adrenaline stimulates the heart and vascular vigorously and can trigger arrhtymias and muscle fatigue worsening the heart failure. We do use adrenaline sometimes during cardiac arrest in the hope it will get things going. ...Read more

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I am still experiencing constant adrenaline surges. Will they give me a heart attack.

I am still experiencing constant adrenaline surges. Will they give me a heart attack.

Probably not: It's unlikely that you will have a heart attack becauwse of these surges, but they should be treated. See you primary care physician and ask for a referral to an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Do you know if occasional bouts of anxiety/ releases of adrenaline are good for your heart?

Do you know if occasional bouts of anxiety/ releases of adrenaline are good for your heart?

Not good: Your heart can take it - it's designed for "fight or flight". It has worked for > a million years. But is it good for you? Is being chased by a lion good for you? ...Read more

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Can you tell me are occasional sessions of anxiety/ releases of adrenaline good for your heart?

Can you tell me are occasional sessions of anxiety/ releases of adrenaline good for your heart?

Anxiety: We all have occasional episodes of anxiety. When your anxiety state is most of the time, that isn't particularly good for you and you should seek help to see if it can be helped. ...Read more

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Is having dysaotonomia and heart reacting super sensitive dangerous? Like too much adrenaline all the time to heart? Heart reacts if I move my arm!

Do not get entangled: With health and body issues unless you are a doctor. Human physiology is well defined and it interacts with all body functions and human diseases. It takes about 5-10 years of reading and learning full time, in order to know all these interactions. So forget about dysautonomia (? It does not exist in any well defined form). Our heart is designed to respond to our body's needs which change every mom. ...Read more

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I have dysautonomia and my heart reacts super sensitive and extreme. Can this hurt my heart? Too much adrenaline to heart? Afraid of broken heart synd

I have dysautonomia and my heart reacts super sensitive and extreme. Can this hurt my heart? Too much adrenaline to heart? Afraid of broken heart synd

Not broken heart: Broken heart syndrome is rare and generally affects women. It's due to abnormally high stress levels. He can sometimes be confused with heart attacks but it's generally benign. In your case you may have what is called sick sinus syndrome. You should be seen and evaluated by a cardiologist and get an electrophysiological testing. This will determine if there's any abnormalities in the conduction of electricity in your heart. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations with adrenaline, should I be concerned?

Heart palpitations with adrenaline, should I be concerned?

Not yet: The sensation of palpitations oftentimes can mean a number of things. Usually in healthy persons it can mean your blood pressure rises and you feel your pulse. Other occasions it can represent an increase in your heart rate. This is abnormal only if heart rates or blood pressures become severely elevated. Monitor your symptoms and see a doctor. They can help identify a problem if it exists. ...Read more

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What to do if heart palpitations with adrenaline?

How do you know?: Not sure how you know this. Did you take adrenaline? Stress can elevate adrenaline levels and cause palpitations ...Read more

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Can you tell me if throughout asystole, is adrenaline injected directly into the heart?

Not any more: That was part of the older protocol - makes for very dramatic television! The modern approach is to inject it into a running IV - central line is best but peripheral IV is acceptable. There were too many lacerated coronary arteries and right ventricles with tamponade when direct injections were used. (especially while CPR is going on). ...Read more

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29/F I get random adrenaline surges from pots/dysautonomia and they feel so scary. I have ahealthy heart. Seeking reassurance that they won't harm me.

Not quite clear.: It isn't quite clear what you mean by "adrenaline surge". Have you confirmed the diagnosis (with Tilt Table Testing & blood tests taken before & after)? It's hard to advise you as to the consequences of what you are feeling without a diagnosis. POTS (postural orthostasis / tachycardia) symptoms are certainly unwelcome & need treatment if they intrude on your daily activities. HlthTap Prime advised ...Read more

Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
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Epinephrine (Definition)

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