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Another Name For Irregular Heartbeat
Not exactly: Palpitations usually describe an awareness of ones heart beat. Sometimes people are aware of a normal but more rapid heart beat, sometimes extra beats are the cause and in some, ongoing irregularity of the heart beat (most common example atrial fibrillation) may be the cause. ...Read more
Irregular heartbeat: An irregular heartbeat is concerning at any time including pregnancy and there are multiple causes. You should talk with your OB so that further evaluation can be done. This is assuming that the irregular heartbeat is yours and not the baby. In either case it should be looked at. ...Read more
Friend just had missed misscariage(stopped heartbeat) at 7 weeks for the second time.What is a list of all potential causes?
Too many to list: Have your friend use HealthTap prime or talk to a maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) doctor for clarification. Among possibilities leading to a miscarriage are infections (in baby or mother), chromosomal abnormalities, lack of adequate nutritition (of mother), drugs and alcohol, abnormalities of the uterus, trauma to abdomen / pelvis, placenta problems. Cause can't be figured out w/o biopsy and autopsy ...Read more
Doctor prescribed pulsatilla for irregular periods. My heart had palpitations and missed beats as a side effect. How to make these side go away?
Toxic: It can be toxic with cardiac side effects (oh, you already noticed that?... Sorry.). Ask your doctor to change to a different medicine (or change doctors). ...Read more
Took prednisone in dec for sinus problem and while on this medicine developed skipped heart beats. Is there any way to restore regular heart beats?
Prednisone : Can worsen palpitations ...If in going after long discontinuation then see your physician especially if symptomatic. ...Read more
I'm a free-diver with mild mvp.I experience ~30 skippedheartbeatperday doc. said over 10000 skipped heartbeat we start drugtreatment is it safetodive?
Arrhythmia type?: This is a difficult question to answer in this forum: use HealthTap Prime to convey your medical condition in more detail. Do you know the arrhythmia type caused by MVP? (Atrial fibrillation? PVCs? PACs?) Diving will increase your heart rate & the demands on the heart (due to pressure / volume changes in the lungs). Potentially, your "skipped" beats will increase - but this depends on the diagnosi ...Read more
How do you feel?: Skipped heart beat affects practically everyone sometimes. If you're aware but not troubled most of the time, there's no need to see a doctor. Causes include caffeine, stress, lack of sleep electrolyte imbalance from diarrhea, vomiting, diet, sweating etc. If you have a known heart disease (eg hx of heart attack or heart failure), it may be more serious and ought be evaluated. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, stimulants, lack of sleep, stress, menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and fatigue are the usual suspects. Thyroid excess, some drugs, and many forms of heart disease are present in the minority. If you're troubled, you should get checked. An ekg, holter, echo, chest x-ray and blood samples for potassium, magnesium, thyroid, and kidney function are the basic workup. ...Read more
Can a doctor mistake a fibroid for a fetus on an ultrasound? Found fibroid which is new for me, but have been worrying for 2 months. Negative hpts
Some doctors tell me 60-100 is a normal heart rate; other doctors tell me 60-80 is a normal heart rate? 80+ is cause for concern. Which is correct?
Normal: The normal heart rate is defined as 60-100 bpm. Your individual heart rate will vary widely throughout the day in response to a multitude of factors. In general, a lower restring heart rate is indicative of a higher level of fitness, but that is not always the case. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can mvp with heart murmur cause palpitations w/ SOB? It only last for a second. Should I give my heart dr. A call or is it normal.?
Is supraventricular tachycardia hereditry? Had a heart ablation a while back for a rapid heartbeat.
Generally not: But some arrhythmias run in families....Talk to your physician. ...Read more
Mom is on nabistart a beta blocker for BP, ENT gave for tinnitus tinnex a calcium blocker. Cardio had said beta better as heart rate was high.Now what?
Better for what?: Sounds like the "cardio" & ENT need to confer. Beta-blockers & Ca-modulators are used for BP control but they have numerous other uses. Is the "cardio" proposing using the beta-blocker for both BP & tinnitus? Because beta-blockers can CAUSE tinnitus as a side effect. Mom needs to get treated as a whole person, not just a heart & 2 ears. "Now what?" is a question the DOCS should properly answer. ...Read more
As i am dignosed with the odd SVE Ectopic beat would a couple of skipped beats followed with a thump or thud in Heart be a Symptom of SVE?
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What you are: describing ispretty classical for the beat FOLLOWING a extrasystole (ectopic beat) The ectopis beat depolarizes the heart and it FILLS for a longer period of time so that the next REGULAR beat occurs with a larger volume of blood in the heart resulting in the "THUD" NOT TO WORRY..a very common arrythmia! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
No, technically yes: They both indicate an irregularity of your heart's rhythm. If you listen at your chest, you actually hear the heart beats. If you check a peripheral pulse, you're feeling the momentary arterial bulge that results from the heart beat. Special case: in atrial fibrillation, the pulse rate will always be "slower" than the hr because some beats aren't transmitted. ...Read more
My pressure while the 30 week in pregnancy is first check is 150/84 second 134/72 third 126/70and heart beat is between 126-114 is there a problem?
What did your OB say: The 1st one is too high but the last 2 are normal obviously they will be following u to make sure u do not develop pih and they should have told u to do a low salt diet , ht beat over 120 is normal, 110-120 need to be watched , they can do a us with a bpp to check baby if they are worried, please make sure u have an open dialogue with your OB you should be able to ask your OB any ?S anytime. ...Read more
I had an ablation 2 weeks ago for avnrt. Having lots of skipped/extra heart beats. Is this normal? Will it get better? Doesn't feel good.
You and your: Insurer paid a bundle to have this electrophysiologic obliteration of a focus causing abnormal rhythms. Wait until tomorrow, but call or even show up at his/her office telling them what you wrote. Sure, it could get better, it could get worse, but you deserve attention, so give them the opportunity to make it right...Now. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feel it.: You can test this at home by checking your pulse at the wrist at your neck or putting your hand over your heart. Alternatively you can get much more detail by obtaining and electrocardiogram (ekg), but irregularity that occurs randomly is not liable to be picked on on such testing. ...Read more
Irreg heart beat: hello ~ yes you should be concerned but not worried. The vast majority of irreg heart beats are benign atrial ectopic beats but some can be of more concern. Please visit your doc and have a resting and stress ECG and then a HOLTER test is necessary. This will identify the nature of the irregularity, and treatment if necessary. Thanks ...Read more
Yes and report: Any symptoms to your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Usually benign: If causing symptoms should see your doc for an evaluation. They usually are not a problem but for an occasional patient there is a real problem. Can't tell without seeing the patient. ...Read more
No need diagnosis: Would need a diagnosis to advise. See a cardilogist ...Read more
Irregular heart beat: When you palpate your pulse you could feel irregularity. Can be diagnosed with ekg, holter or event monitor or loop recorder. ...Read more
Power plate: Should be little problem with using the power plate with most irregular heartbeats. To be sure more information needed. ...Read more
It can: It can , but not always and not in everyone who has it. ...Read more
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