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Doctor insights on: Whey Soy And Heart Rhythms

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Could soy cause heart palpitations?

Could soy cause heart palpitations?

I suspect not: I know of nothing in the medical literature that says soy causes palpitations. There is some evidence that soy can help some menopausal women with palpitations.

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Rhythm (Definition)

Rhythm "any regular recurring motion, symmetry may be generally defined as a movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions, this general meaning of regular recurrence or pattern in time may be applied to a wide variety of cyclical natural phenomena having a periodicity or frequency of anything microseconds ...Read more


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Does whey protein cause irregular heart beat?

Does whey protein cause irregular heart beat?

No: Mixture of globular proteins isolated from whey, the liquid material created as a by-product of cheese production. Used as a dietary supplement for muscle building. Some people experience digestive issues following use like gas, bloating, cramps, headaches and irritability. If you heart is irregular see a physician for ekg and physical exam. If happen after the whey stop it and see a doctor.

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Do we all have different heart rhythms?

Do we all have different heart rhythms?

Not really: We have different rates under different conditions but normal sinus rhythm is normal.

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What is a WPW rhythm of the heart?

What is a WPW rhythm of the heart?

WPW: Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is a heart condition in which there is an abnormal extra electrical pathway of the heart. The condition can be benign or lead to episodes of rapid heart rate (tachycardia), sometime dangerous. Certain medications should be avoided. Anyone with this condition should consult a cardiologist. Thankfully excellent treatment options are available and the prognosis is good.

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Feeling abnormal heart rhythm. Please help!?

Feeling abnormal heart rhythm. Please help!?

Severity & duration?: If you're in distress, short of breath, dizzy or having chest pain, go to the er now. That said, everyone feels some "flip-flop" now & then. If it's occasional and just annoying, try avoiding caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, stress and get plenty of sleep. Don't take diet pills, sinus pills and understand that asthma inhalers make it worse. If troubled, please see your doctor for tests and advice.

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What sort of problem is an abnormal heart rhythm?

What sort of problem is an abnormal heart rhythm?

Arrhythmia: An abnormal rhythm of the heart which can be detected by listening, checking pulse, doing ekg or imaging. There can be many causes and effects. I will share this with cardiologists for additional information.

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Do abnormal heart rhythms decrease blood delivery?

Do abnormal heart rhythms decrease blood delivery?

Depends: It depends on the type of dysrhythmia and the rate. For example, atrial fibrillation with a heart rate in the 70-80s may cause no symptoms at all. A rate in the 150's may decrease blood pressure because there is not adequate time for the heart to fill between beats. A heart rate lower than 30 may cause a low blood pressure because the slow rate. Symptoms often relate to total cardiac output.

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Please help! I'm experiencing abnormal heart rhythm?

Please help! I'm experiencing abnormal heart rhythm?

Diagnosis?: You need an ekg or 24 hour cardiac recording (holter) to determine the type of abnormal rhythm you're having.

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Does the guardian system detect abnormal heart rhythms?

Does the guardian system detect abnormal heart rhythms?

Yes and much more: The angelmed guardian system is an implantable st segment monitor. It is designed to detect an imminent heart attack or decrease in blood flow to the heart with exercise. It will also detect changes in the heart rhythm such as atrial fibrillation or premature ventricular contractions.

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What to do about abnormal heart rhythm. Please help!?

What to do about abnormal heart rhythm. Please help!?

Depends on what: Variable rhythm abnormality are there some dangerous and some nuisance arrhythmia. Any way if there are abnormal rhythm will need evaluation as to what type and how severe are them. Might need special attention for different types. Dangerous ones are ventricular tachycardia atrial fibrillation, svt, flutter.

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Are arrythmias and? Abnormal heart rhythm the same thing?

Are arrythmias and? Abnormal heart rhythm the same thing?

Yes: Arrhythmia is an unfortunate misnomer. It suggests there is no rhythm at all, in other words that the heart has ceased to beat. "a-" is a prefix that means "not".

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How do you confirm the cause of an abnormal heart rhythm?

How do you confirm the cause of an abnormal heart rhythm?

A good history: And physical exam, ekg, certain lab work, an echocardiogram and usually some type of monitorinng like a holter monitor or event monitor depending on the frequency of symotoms. Seeyour doctor.

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What are the symptoms? Of having? An abnormal heart rhythm?

What are the symptoms? Of having? An abnormal heart rhythm?

Several: Some people feel their heart racing or skipping beats, some get short of breath or feel a sense of impending doom. Any of these are a reason to get checked out by a physician.

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Which diagnostic tests are used for abnormal heart rhythms?

Several: An EKG to see what the exact rhythm is and to look for other abnormalities. A history and physical examination. You may have a heart murmur or appear pale if you have anemia for instance. Blood tests to exclude anemia or an overactive thyroid gland for instance. A holter monitor to catch and record the abnormal rhythm. An echocardiogram to evaluate heart function and the valves.

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What? Is the diagnostic workup of an? Abnormal heart rhythm?

What? Is the diagnostic workup of an? Abnormal heart rhythm?

A good history: And physical exam, ekg, certain lab work, an echocardiogram and usually some type of monitorinng like a holter monitor or event monitor depending on the frequency of symotoms. Seeyour doctor.