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Hearts Palpitations When Resting
You're human: Most people have occasional flutters, flipflops, and skipped beats, especially when they're doing something exciting and fun. If you have more than five per minute while you're not loaded with caffeine. If your heart suddenly starts racing and stops as suddenly, or if they take your breath away, or are accompanied by chest pain, a physicain office visit is in order. ...Read more
Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also ...Read more
Normal: This is a normal physiologic response as the blood tends to move toward your feet when you stand up. Your heart compensates by increasing the strength of the contraction and/or increasing the heart rate. If it is uncomfortable or you experience lightheadedness it may indicate that you are a little dehydrated. ...Read more
28f resting heart rate 117 EKG norm shortness of breath not happening during exercise it happens while resting dizzy feeling?
Check your thyroid: At the very least, you need to have you thyroid checked and get an ekg. This is abnormal and should be properly evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
Friend 32male is overweight with skipping pulse beat, loud heart beat and skipped heart beat. What's wrong?
Irregular heartbeat: An irregular pulse is usually due to irregular heartbeat which in turn is often due to benign variation in electrical activity of the heart. This is particularly true if not accompanied by other cardiac symptoms, progressive nature or exertional symptoms. However, an ekg is appropriate and required if any other symptoms are present. ...Read more
"Skipped beats": Most people have ectopic or early beats from time to time, such as the PVC (premature ventricular contraction) shown. Some people feel these early beats and some do not. Their significance depends on whether they are due to underlying heart disease. A thorough evaluation is important, although they may be due to excessive fatigue, stress, excess caffeine use or other stimulants. ...Read more
Dizziness, blured vision and rapid heart beat while exercising.. Heart beat during rest is 89-100bpm blood pressure 117/84..Is it normal?
Discuss w doc: One expects a physiologically appropriate increase in heart rate with exercise. This could be magnified if your volume state is low (intravascular dehydration) . Symptoms of dehydration coupled with the normal sympathetic stress of activity could explain this--but if you are still symptomatic after assuring adequate hydration you should see a cardiologist for monitoring/echo-stress study. ...Read more
I get pvcs when exercise and when at rest. Alwasy feel them even when at resting heart rate . Heart dr said heart is good . Resting rate is 50-65 bpm?
Follow cardiologist: If your cardiologist says that your heart is normal than you do not have to worry.I f your heart rate is 50 to 65 it means you have bradycardia .If you feel there is something wrong with your heart, than you can get a second opinion from another cardiologist .How do you know you are getting pvcs, do you have a monitor on you when you exercise. ...Read more
Heart palps while sleeping. Slow heart rate. Feels like skipped beats (thumps). Chest discomfort. Have had all cardio tests. Any ideas?
Stimulants: Stimulants increase the heart rate and make the heart more irritable and prone to irregular rhythms that would be perceived as palpitations. In addition to increasing the heart rate, some increase the strenght of the hear beat resulting in more blood being pumped that may cause a murmur, even in the absence of a heart defect. These stimulant may be ingested substances or internally produced. ...Read more
LOTS of reasons: Tachycardia (fast heart beat) can be caused by stress, anemia, infection, fever, dehydration, medication, low blood sugar, hyperthyroidism and many many other causes. Some causes are problems with the heart, others cause your normal to beat too fast. Time to call your doctor and get checked out! ...Read more
Heart probs? Heart beating fast at random time, antsy,unease, chest tightness, nose blocked but no mucus..just rapid heart beating and chest tightness
Premature Beats: While most people have a regular heart rate, it is not uncommon to have a premature or extra heart beat on occasion. These might occur more often with stress or excitement or after stimulants such as alcohol or caffeine. These are not dangerous or worrisome. However if sxs persist you could have an ECG or heart monitor to determine what exactly is occurring. ...Read more
Blood Pressure: 117/68
Resting Heart Rate Sitting: 75bpm - 85bpm
Exercise everyday. Friend's sitting resting heart: 70bpm - 75bpm why? Heart Disease?
Variation: There can be a lot of variation between individuals resting heart rates. In general, the more "fit" you are cardiovascular wise, the lower your resting heart rate will be; so you friend may be a bit more "fit" than you. But in reality that's a very small difference and if many factors may contribute to day to day variations. Neither of those heart rate ranges suggest "heart disease". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could obesity itself cause constant tachycardia(fast heart rate, even resting), heart flutters, and palpitations?
I experience heart palpitations occasionally. They come at random times, exercise, resting, eating, studying, lying, sitting. Should they be random?
Im 24 and I have a heart rate of 96 resting also suffer a lot with palpitations and dizziness is there anything to worry about?
See your doctor: You should visit your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, possibly run some tests and find out what's going on. ...Read more
28/f, possible heart attack? I've been having palpitations and intermittent rapid heart rate (150-160 resting bpm, lasting 1-3 hours) for a couple of months. Last week as i was getting dressed i suddenly felt dizzy and nauseated, and felt a weight on my s
I'm 19. I have heart palpitations that occur sometimes rarely sometimes frequently, sometimes during activity, or rest. Had normal ecg. Should I worry?
Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read more
Is athletes heart causing my palpitations during exercise? Resting hr 50 ,clear echo and 24hr holter. I do lots of endurance training.
Pvcs, : Endurance runners can have skipped beats and irregular heart beat such as atrial Fibrilation during or at the end of an exercise bout . They do not usually have any clinical significance except if the runner has a lot of symptoms or interfere with overall performance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a history of pots but it's well controlled. I have a cold for 2 days and my resting heart rate is 100 and palpitations . High from cold?
I sometimes get palpitations when jogging. It'll be just one big pvc and its scary.Hardly ever got one at rest,Just with elevated heart rate,benign?
I have been suffering from intense anxiety and nausea. Very high resting heart rate as well. Also have had history with heart palpitations. ?
34 M with perfect echo stress in Jan. Feel heart palpitations with mild exertion. Takes time to return to resting (60 bpm). Out of shape? Scares me :(
Edema on both lower extremities after eating salty food. Depigmented/white small spots on lower extremeties, heart palpitations randomly even at rest?
No Salt: Edema has many causes. Basically, if you are overweight, have high BP and /or eat salty foods often, you probably will develop edema. Please check with your doctor re these conditions. You are very young to have anything seriously wrong with your heart, but watch your blood pressure ...Read more
Intermittent chest pain. BPM around 90 resting. Blood work normal and work out regularly with no issues. Did some cocaine.. less than a gram. Would this be palpitations or symptoms of a heart attack? Never drank coffee and quit Red Bull 4 months ago
Pounding heart palpitations. Resting heart rate 72-74bpm. Palps as high as 90-100bpm. Fatigued and dizzy. Blood work was normal. Is this concerning?
Mitral valve prolaps: Your episodic palpitations and rapid heart rate could be mitral valve prolapse, and an echocardiogram can determine if this is present, or another entity is causing this. See a cardiologist to get a precise diagnosis. While probably benign, some entities can be life threatening, and are treatable. Make an appointment ASAP. ...Read more
What could cause Lightheadedness, tightness in throat along with palpitations and brief chest pain? Sometimes low resting heart rate of 45-60 BPM.
Heart Palpitations, pain in chest, panic attacks electrolytes r normal cat scan clean resting heart rate 115-120 d-dimer positive no apparent clots???
Propranolol: All of your symptoms would improve with a beta blocker. Propranolol is a good one. Since it requires a prescription, talk it over with your doctor. (ps, as you've probably already realized, a positive ddimer is meaningless unless you have risk factors and clinical suggestion for blood clots. ...Read more
Taking propranolol 40mg and still getting heart pulpatations and especially at night when im at rest?
Resting heart rate 117 EKG has been done looks normal. I'm 28 female blood pressure good i feel palpitations in my chest?
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