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Doctor insights on: Anorexic Frail With Irregular Heartbeat

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Anorexic frail with irregular heartbeat?

Anorexic frail with irregular heartbeat?

See doctor ASAP: Nutritional and electrolyte abnormalities in anorexia can be serious, even fatal. Consult your doctor asap. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Irregular Heartbeat (Definition)

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Anorexic friend with irregular heartbeat? Could it be dangerous?

Anorexic friend with irregular heartbeat?  Could it be dangerous?

Arrhythmia: Anorexia and malnutrition, particularly with associated emesis can lead to electrolyte abnormalities, such as low potassium and magnesium that can trigger arrhythmias. ...Read more

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What're the causes of an irregular heartbeat?

What're the causes of an irregular heartbeat?

Too many!: There are a plethora of causes for irregular heartbeat! that is why there is a whole specialty that is devoted to finding out the cause(cardiology) best to discuss with your doctor which cause pertains to your case. ...Read more

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Is there a such thing as irregular heartbeat?

Is there a such thing as irregular heartbeat?

Yes: There are many types of irregular heart beat. Often the irregularity is due to normal heart rate variation. It also may be due to an arrhythmia. Determining whether an irregular heart beat is concerning requires a recording, such as an electrocardiograph, at the time of the irregularity. ...Read more

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Can melatonin cause irregular heartbeat?

Can melatonin cause irregular heartbeat?

NOT usually: Melatonin is a hormone found naturally in the body. It's main use is for insomnia. Melatonin seems to be able to shorten the amount of time it takes to fall asleep, but only by about 12 minutes! (according to one research study) the usual dose 1-3mg. Melatonin can raise blood pressure in people who are taking certain medications to control blood pressure-so not recommended in hypertension (hi bp). ...Read more

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Is it bad to have an irregular heartbeat after orgasm?

Is it bad to have an irregular heartbeat after orgasm?

Orgasm: Irregular heartbeat after orgasm isn't necessarily bad. It depends on the condition of your cardiovascular system. If you are otherwise normal, some heart beat irregularity wouldn't necessarily be a problem after orgasm. If it causes symptoms for you, you should have your doctor check you. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with an irregular heartbeat?

You're annoyed...: The extra beats are annoying, but unless they're something called pvcs, and there are a lot of them (as in, 1 in 4 or more beats is a "false beat") they're pretty harmless as far as we know. ...Read more

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What can be done for an irregular heartbeat without medication or surgery?

What can be done for an irregular heartbeat without medication or surgery?

Some irregular heart: Benign and don't need meds. Get an explanation from your dr. Cut down on caffeine and energy drinks. God bless u! ...Read more