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Can metopolo cure irregular heart beat?

Can metopolo cure irregular heart beat?

Depending: It would depend why the medication was prescribed and what the diagnosis is for. It can prevent some abnormal rhythms or irregular types of heartbeats but it is also used to control the rate of other rhythms. ...Read more

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Rosacea (Definition)

A condition of the thinning of skin where you can see blood vessels ...Read more


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Speeding heart beats and irregular breathing, is that anxiety attack?

Speeding heart beats and irregular breathing, is that anxiety attack?

Could Be: Increased heart rate and difficulty breathing can be physical symptoms of a panic attack. It would be a good idea to have these symptoms evaluated by your regular physician if you have not already done so. If there appears to be no clear problem related to your lungs or heart, the the likelihood of panic attacks becomes even more likely. ...Read more

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Hollow chest cavity , racing heart rate, murmur. Related?

Hollow chest cavity , racing heart rate, murmur. Related?

Maybe: Pectus excavatum is more common in folks with marfan-like illness, who in turn are more likely to have "barlow" degenerative mitral valve disease which in turn predisposes a person to supraventricular tachycardia. Your physician may give you an rx, but ask also about getting into really good aerobic shape to manage the svt -- generally this works great and may keep you off meds. ...Read more

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Friend 32male is overweight with skipping pulse beat, loud heart beat and skipped heart beat. What's wrong?

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

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Help please! is an irregular heart beat always atrial fibrillation?

Help please! is an irregular heart beat always atrial fibrillation?

Not always: An irregular heart beat can be due to several arrhythmias. The best way to make a diagnosis is to get an monitor while you are having the irregular rhythm. A holter or an event monitor would be needed. ...Read more

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Resting heart rate 113 on 5mg Bisoprolol is this Normal?

Resting heart rate 113 on 5mg Bisoprolol is this Normal?

Too high.: Resting heart rate should be 60 to 100 beats per minute, and on the lower end if you're on a beta blocker such as Bisoprolol. See your doctor to figure out why it's high. Is it regular or irregular? Is it constant or intermittent? ...Read more

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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

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

Palpitations: Palpitations are what a person experiences as feeling the beating of the heart. It can be associated with skipped beats, but not always. It can also be associated with a fast heart rate. ...Read more

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What causes bounding pulse? Started happening 3 mo ago, getting worse. Feel pulse everywhere,visible heart beat.

What causes bounding pulse? Started happening 3 mo ago, getting worse. Feel pulse everywhere,visible heart beat.

See a doctor: It sounds like you feel your heart is pounding, in a way, and that the pulse is palpable everywhere. You say you can see your heart beating in your chest. It would be impossible to offer any assessment of your symptoms on this forum. Please consult a clinician who can conduct a physical examination to offer a proper assessment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is Irregular Heartbeat And Palpitations Hereditary?

Is Irregular Heartbeat And Palpitations Hereditary?

Hereditary: Yes and no;there are many cardiac conditions with a genetic component which include rhythm disturbances,there are also heritable disorders of cardiac electrophysiology;in any given case thus the specifics matter with respect to heritability factors ...Read more

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B/p 188/100, pulse 100. Light headed, heart pounding....Will come and go! advice?

B/p 188/100, pulse 100.  Light headed, heart pounding....Will come and go!  advice?

Urgent Care or ER: I am suggesting to visit the urgent care or er for further investigation and treatment. Better safe then sorry. ...Read more

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Dizziness, blured vision and rapid heart beat while exercising.. Heart beat during rest is 89-100bpm blood pressure 117/84..Is it normal?

Dizziness, blured vision and rapid heart beat while exercising.. Heart beat during rest is 89-100bpm blood pressure 117/84..Is it normal?

Discuss w doc: One expects a physiologically appropriate increase in heart rate with exercise. This could be magnified if your volume state is low (intravascular dehydration) . Symptoms of dehydration coupled with the normal sympathetic stress of activity could explain this--but if you are still symptomatic after assuring adequate hydration you should see a cardiologist for monitoring/echo-stress study. ...Read more

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Skipped heart beat is it like thumpping?

Skipped heart beat is it like thumpping?

Heart rhythm is: Supposed to be regular, an early beat may cause a pause, but these can be started from atrial sources (flutter, fibrillation or pac's) or ventricle, pvc's. These usually are uncomfortable, but thumping is not how i would describe...But it might be, . ...Read more

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Bounding pulse at 80bpm? Heartbeat is very visible on chest/stomach. I'm 18

Bounding pulse at 80bpm? Heartbeat is very visible on chest/stomach.  I'm 18

May be normal: It is normal in thin individuals to see / feel your pulse in the upper abdomen.In that case there are no symptoms . It would also be normal to have a bounding pulse with exercise / fever/ anxiety etc. If you have additinal symptoms chest pain ,shortness of breath, dizziness then further evalaution may be necessary ...Read more

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Is it normal to see your heart beat on your chest? heart beats very strongly-shirt moves with heartbeat, stomach pulsates. I'm a young athlete. rhr80

Is it normal to see your heart beat on your chest? heart beats very strongly-shirt moves with heartbeat, stomach pulsates. I'm a young athlete. rhr80

Yes its normal: As a result of your hard work from being an athlete, you have developed a strong heart. As long as you are able to participate in sports, and do the things you want to do, there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Constant rapid heart beat/ palpitations, what is this?

Constant rapid heart beat/ palpitations, what is this?

Rapid heartbeat: Sounds like rapid heart beat to me. The cornerstone of treatment is an accurate diagnosis. If you truly have constant rapid heart beat, it's going to be exceedingly easy to diagnose (with just an ekg). Otherwise, a 24 hour recording would be helpful. ...Read more

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Heart probs? Heart beating fast at random time, antsy,unease, chest tightness, nose blocked but no mucus..just rapid heart beating and chest tightness

Heart probs? Heart beating fast at random time, antsy,unease, chest tightness, nose blocked but no mucus..just rapid heart beating and chest tightness

Possible PSVT: may have an arrhythmia called PSVT . Short runs of fast heart rates. Labs, echo,Event recorder should be done. Avoid stimulants,caffeine, decongestants etc ...Read more

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28f resting heart rate 117 EKG norm shortness of breath not happening during exercise it happens while resting dizzy feeling?

28f resting heart rate 117 EKG norm shortness of breath not happening during exercise it happens while resting dizzy feeling?

Check your thyroid: At the very least, you need to have you thyroid checked and get an ekg. This is abnormal and should be properly evaluated by your physician. ...Read more