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I experience heart palpitations occasionally. They come at random times, exercise, resting, eating, studying, lying, sitting. Should they be random?

I experience heart palpitations occasionally. They come at random times, exercise, resting, eating, studying, lying, sitting. Should they be random?

Palpitations: Normally, you can feel palpitations during exertion or stress but random occurrence is unusual. Blood work, EKG, Holter may be needed. Please see a heart specialist. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Palpitation (Definition)

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


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I'm 24 and I have a heart rate of 96 resting also suffer a lot with palpitations and dizziness is there anything to worry about?

I'm 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

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What to do if I have high resting heart rate/ palpitations in a young girl?

What to do if I have high resting heart rate/ palpitations in a young girl?

Check diet: Many causes of increased heart rate/palptations. Make sure that no foods that contain caffeine, or diet supplements are taken. This could also be a hormonal imbalance. Blood testing can help if the cause is not obvious ...Read more

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I'm 19. I have heart palpitations that occur sometimes rarely sometimes frequently, sometimes during activity, or rest. Had normal ecg. Should I worry?

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

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Is athletes heart causing my palpitations during exercise? Resting hr 50, clear echo and 24hr holter. I do lots of endurance training.

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 more

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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 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?

See a doctor: If you are having palpitations this suggests the possibility of a potentially dangerous arrhythmia. This is, in all likelihood, benign but should be checked out professionally. If necessary go to an ER. Hope all works out well. ...Read more

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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 : (

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 : (

Deconditioned: It sounds like you are out of shape. The nature of your palpitations could be evaluated with monitoring but with a normal stress echo they are unlikely to be pathological. Discuss this with your health care professional. I suspect additional testing will be reassuring. ...Read more

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Edema on both lower extremities after eating salty food. Depigmented/white small spots on lower extremeties, heart palpitations randomly even at rest?

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

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What could cause Lightheadedness, tightness in throat along with palpitations and brief chest pain? Sometimes low resting heart rate of 45-60 BPM.

What could cause Lightheadedness, tightness in throat along with palpitations and brief chest pain? Sometimes low resting heart rate of 45-60 BPM.

Emergency room: You should see a cardiologist but meanwhile try to reduce caffeine intake
Stop smoking if you do
Try to decrease any factors that lead to anxiety ...Read more

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Heart Palpitations, pain in chest, panic attacks electrolytes r normal cat scan clean resting heart rate 115-120 d-dimer positive no apparent clots???

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

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Taking propranolol 40mg and still getting heart pulpatations and especially at night when im at rest?

Taking propranolol 40mg and still getting heart pulpatations and especially at night when im at rest?

You might need to: Take it twice a day and that might work. I would encourage you to speak to your doctor before you make any changes however.. ...Read more

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Could obesity itself cause constant tachycardia (fast heart rate, even resting), heart flutters, and palpitations?

Could obesity itself cause constant tachycardia (fast heart rate, even resting), heart flutters, and palpitations?

No: Other things cause increase in heart rate. obesity alone does not. Food that contain caffeine, diet supplements, stress, anxiety all can cause increase in heart rate. Hormonal imbalance can also be a cause. ...Read more

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I just had heart palpatations and shortness of breath dizziness & frequent urination. Should I be worried? My heart BPM 108 vs 75 resting

I just had heart palpatations and shortness of breath dizziness & frequent urination. Should I be worried? My heart BPM 108 vs 75 resting

Rapid pulse: If you have a rapid heart beat and feel dizzy, go to the nearest ER for an EKG to see what cardiac rhythm you have. You cannot diagnose what is the problem by just feeling your pulse. Go to the ER for an evaluation. Good luck ...Read more

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Resting heart rate 117 EKG has been done looks normal. I'm 28 female blood pressure good I feel palpitations in my chest?

Resting heart rate 117 EKG has been done looks normal. I'm 28 female blood pressure good I feel palpitations in my chest?

See your doctor: Have you been evaluated by a doctor? That is relatively fast for your age. With palpitations, and fast heart rate, you could have an arrhythmia that requires treatment. ...Read more

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I've notice my heart can be 115 in the mornings when I wake up. Resting in the day it is in the 80's. should I be concerned with the higher rate?

I've notice my heart can be 115 in the mornings when I wake up. Resting in the day it is in the 80's. should I be concerned with the higher rate?

Normal: For your heart rate to be slightly elevated upon awakening due to cortisol secretion part of normal diurnal variation. ...Read more

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What is the long term implication of a resting heart rate in the upper 90 s?

What is the long term implication of a resting heart rate in the upper 90 s?

Variable: May be none but in some cases heart can enlarge. Question is etiology of high resting heart rate? Anemia, thyroid, etc. Please discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Been having a feeling that my heart isn’t beating which lasts 30 minutes or so. Have palpitations and everyone is telling me it’s anxiety?

Been having a feeling that my heart isn’t beating which lasts 30 minutes or so. Have palpitations and everyone is telling me it’s anxiety?

?????????????: You cannot " feel " that your heart is not beating because you would pass out immediately and not feel anything. You would also be dead. Five minutes with no heartbeat and there is no recovery. You need to find a life coach/therapist to teach you the skillset needed to deal with your stressors. We aren't born with an instruction manual and parents often don't know how to help. ...Read more

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Heart rate per minute was usually in the 70's to 80's at rest. I am 60 years old and last two weeks HR has dropped to 63 beats per minute???

Heart rate per minute was usually in the 70's to 80's at rest. I am 60 years old and last two weeks HR has dropped to 63 beats per minute???

Likely normal: Generally, a resting heart rate is considered normal from about 60-100 beats per minute. However, it can be normal for some people to have slower or faster heart rates than the above. If you have added new medications or changed your diet/exercise program than this could be a cause. Speak with your doctor if you are still concerned. ...Read more

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How much of a higher risk for heart disease does someone with Frank’s sign (or the beginnings of it) have as opposed to the rest of the population?

How much of a higher risk for heart disease does someone with Frank’s sign (or the beginnings of it) have as opposed to the rest of the population?

Controversial: Some say that the risk of cardiovascular disease for people with Frank's sign is not significantly elevated. There appears to be no association in people who have diabetes. For others, the risk may be increased from your baseline risk by up to 1.5 times. See this review of the studies for and against a risk:
https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC3448193/ ...Read more

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Can having a stuffy head increase your heart rate? My heart rate is usually I the70's at rest but for the past two days its been in the 95 - 102 ran

Yes: Misery from any source will increase your heart rate. It will slow when you're feeling better. (also many decongestants increase hr) ...Read more

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Hi ve had a pain on my chest in hurt in the s in the same place as my heart and its a pain that goes comes and goes, is it because I rest my laptop on?

Get it checked: Chest pain is something we always suggest you have checked right away., so call your doctor and explain what is happening. They will tell you where to go for evaluation. If you are young, and the pain changes based on your position and by pressing on it, then it is probably not your heart. Avoid heart disease by not smoking, exercising regularly, and eating a healthy diet. ...Read more

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How does a heart palpitation feel?

How does a heart palpitation feel?

Palpitation Sx: 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 found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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Why sour make your heart palpitation?

Why sour make your heart palpitation?

Doesn't: There is no data to support that sour flavors make the heart irritable or induces arrhythmias. ...Read more

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What causes palpitations of the heart?

What causes palpitations of the heart?

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more

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Could heart pain get better with rest?

Could heart pain get better with rest?

It should: Typically, angina (heart pain) gets better when you stop to rest since the heart has less work to do and can catch up so to speak. ...Read more

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How do you describe a heart palpitation?

How do you describe a heart palpitation?

Various ways: Most people describe their heart as beating too fast, too hard, or irregular. Some say it feels like fluttering or skipping a beat. Palpitations are a symptom, and a doctor can usually find a diagnosis to explain your symptoms. ...Read more

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What does a heart palpitation feel like?

What does a heart palpitation feel like?

Fluttering: It is like a fluttering sensation in your chest. Some say it feels like something turning over. It can be a skipping sensation or a feeling of the heart racing in your chest. Some patients even describe it as painful. It is an awareness of your heart beating. ...Read more

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What are the causes of heart palpitation?

What are the causes of heart palpitation?

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...Read more