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Heart flutter/skips beat, stabbing incapacitating pains, very tired, mitralvalve regurgitation 1/6, high hr w/ little exercise, cardiologist=noworry?
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
Controversial: It's a very rare cause of torsades de pointes. An ECG to check for prolonged qtcc ( that may indicate increase risk) should be done every year or every 6 months. Consult your physician. Few studies minimize the risk. ...Read more
Heart ultra sound shows leaky valve .Stress test heart rate 170 at 2nd stage.Pre mature irregular beats.Almost faint when standing.Tired.Short breath?
Leaky heart valve: The symptoms of lightheadedness when standing is often related to a drop in blood pressure and/or heart rate. Since you also have fatigue and shortness of breath, as well as irregular heart beats on the stress test and a leaky valve on the echocardiogram you should be evaluated by a cardiologist. There are other tests that can be performed to help with the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recent diagnosis POTS/dysautonomia;new echoEF 40% hypokinesia no CHF;calling it cardiomyopathy;low salt/fluids but POTS requires increased salt/fluids;treat?
What does asymptomatic sinus tachycardia mean? My thyroid test is normal.I feel nervous, fast heartbeat, palpitations.Dizzy.
Meds: Trial of beta blockers would be advisable see your cardiologist to discuss. ...Read more
Male 22 laid in bed heart rate 49, sinus rhythem. No symptoms. Average fitness. Any need for treatment? Also has postural orthostatic tachycardia synd
Slow heart rate at rest, occasional skipped heart beats, sluggish, headaches, breast tenderness - is this perimenopause?
Male 22, resting heart rate 50. Also have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Will midodrine lower my resting hr even more?
Midodrine is a: Stimulant of Alpha adrenergic receptors. As a side effect can cause severe bradycardia. This drug have been use to treat severe intractable pots. You should be follow by an endocrinologist familiar with pots and all drugs and side effects use for the treatment. You should discuss the above treatment with your doctor, and close follow important if the decision is to use it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moms holter test shows ventricular ectopic beats.In 89307 beats total aw 133,isolated 112,pairs 4,abberant 0,runs 3&run beats 13.rhythym is sinus.help?
Not enough info: What distinguishes the significance of a rhythm disturbance is what the condition of the heart is, not the rhythm per se. Your mother needs an evaluation which includes information about how strong her heart is and whether she has evidence of blocked arteries. Other considerations are what meds she takes, her use of nicotine, alcohol and caffeine, and what symptoms, if any, she has. Warm wishes. ...Read more
What arrhythmias are associated with an early first beat, erratic beats, tachycardia, dizziness,sob,chest pains, pounding hb, near syncope? Dangerous?
Worrisome....: The symptoms of chest pain, shortness of breath and near syncope are worrisome. Many arrhythmias can cause the symptoms you describe. The best way to diagnose an arrhythmia is with a Holter monitor, which will record your heart continuously for the time prescribed. See your doctor or, if your symptoms are severe, go to the ER for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Halter monitor for palps.No pauses, no ventricular ectopy. Symptoms did not correlate with ECG changes 62 BPM bradycardia episodes no answer for palp?
Are palpatations skipped beats or an awareness of heart?don't get skipped beats but heart pounds,body moves w it.able to count pulse by looking @chest
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
24 y/o make occasional heart thumping hard/palpitations when laying down.Echocardiogram clear ekgshows sinus arrythmia. Doc says that's normal.Advice?
See a doctor: arrhythmia,which mean abnormal heart beat,could be simple tachycardia easy treat it with medication. or it could be complicated and with consequences, like atrial fibrillation could cause a clots to the vital organs in the body like brain with stroke or kidney or guts. or it could be a bad tachycardia that could lead to fibrillation and cardiac arrest. so please see a doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer