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Can Back Pain Cause Heart Palpitations
See your doctor or: Go to the emergency department very, very soon. Loss of consciousness with palpitations is a significant combination of symptoms. ...Read more
Palpitations is the symptom, not the diagnosis. They are the 'abnormal awareness of the beating heart'. This can include the heart going to fast, too slow, too hard, irregularly, skipping a beat. The causes are varied eg electrical problems (both sinister and not sinister), extra beats (mostly harmless), anxiety, thyroid problem. If persistent or worrying then get checked for ...Read more
My lower back was injured in a motorcycle accident. Recently I have started having heart palpitations. Is the lower back pain related to my heart pain?
Pain can cause palpitations.
IF your are having heart PAIN, then you need to be seen.
IF the palpitations continue, then you also need an evaluation including an EKG ...Read more
41 female. Overweight. Recent incidents of heart palpitations, back pain, right arm & leg pain and weakness. Could this be heart related? Shortnessof breath
Alot going on: The palpitations are likely to be related to your heart. The back pain is atypical for heart disease. Leg pain is never related to heart disease. Weakness is a non-specific symptom caused my myriad issues. Shortness of breath should be further evaluated - it requires a detailed look as there are many causes. ...Read more
What are the extraintestinal symptoms of IBS-C? Can patients experience fatigue, poor sleep, headaches, back pain, and heart palpitations?
Limited to bowel: Technically speaking, IBS-C (constipation predominant) shd only affect the bowels. IBS isn't a systemic disease like IBD (inflammatory bowel disease - Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis). That being said, IBS can certainly cause anxiety / panic disorder (it has a way of affecting the mind, sleep, & there4 personality), which can then explain the symptoms u describe. TTYD & perhaps a counselor regarding ...Read more
I was told that I have mod. Blood in urine but no UTI, what can be an issue? I am having low back pain (pinching) & unusual heart palpitations.
Micro-hematuria: Microscopic hematuria is fairly common and often from a benign familial tendency. Unfortunately, blood in the urine is also often the only sign one gets from some conditions that need to be discovered, like bladder or kidney cancer or kidney stones. See a urologist for workup. It likely will involve an office cystoscopic exam and upper urinary tract imaging. ...Read more
Weight loss, anxiety, irregular periods, heart palpitations, stomach cramps, back pain what could be the problem?
Good?: I need more information about you. Any other symptoms? Are you in any medications? Any medical condition diagnosed? Palpitation occur in any other situation? Like exercising. Any test done? It's like your heart go fast or skip a beat? Consult a physician for a good history and physical. ...Read more
A few: Some times simply changing your bodies postion will shift the hearts position closer the the chest and make the pulse more palpable. Lying flat can cause reflux which that irritates the heart and causes palpitations. Especially pts with a large hiatal hernia. Simple diagnostic evalluations such as a n upper GI study and a holter. ...Read more
Always had heart palpitations but stopped having them completely for 3 weeks but now it has come back again. What causes this? Is it to do with diet?
Holter monitor: If you experience frequent and bothersome palpitations, you should document what your heart rhythm is at the time of your symptoms by wearing a holter monitor for 24hours. You may be having benign premature beats which are made worse by caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, stress and anxiety. Your md can order this test. ...Read more
Heart palpitations after working out. Not during. And a few extra ones this week when just sitting down. Had a 2d echo about a month and a half ago, came back fine...what could the cause be?
NEW ONSET: HOW ABOUT NEW ONSET ATRIAL FIB AS ONE POSSIBILITY? ...Read more
What kind of heart palpitations could possibly cause a heavy heart beat and throbbing in the back of the neck? Echo shows Ok heart structure.
Sorry to frustrate: I know you're asking about cardiac conditions. I don't think it was a mistake to investigate - but it is a mistake to persist if there is a null result - especially at your age. Be reassured. Instead - consider a really skilled Health Psychologist who can teach you how to take your health seriously w/out anxiety and unneeded procedures. It can be the best way to feel better. Worth a try! ...Read more
Shoulder and back pain left side for over a week. Heart rate near 100 most of yesterday. Palpitations no shortness of breath or arrhythmia. Worried?
Get checked: No way to tell if this is anything serious, you need to see your doctor to determine if this is a heart problem or pulled/strained muscle. Good luck! ...Read more
Severe burning Lower abdomen pain - gyaene. Bloated, tired, bloody/excessive discharge occasionally, heart palpitations, dull chest/ back ache?
Severe pain: Unexpected new severe pain should all ways be assessed by a detailed physical examination promptly, go see a local physician or go to the accident and emergency department ...Read more
No: Haven't heard of onion palpitations. Green onions and yellow onions aren't spicy enough to create the excitement that might lead to sensations of palpitations. Eating cooked onions should be fine, just like eating other cooked vegetables. Theoretically, getting hit in the heart by a big yellow onion flying at high speed can cause a problem, similar getting hit by a baseball, so don't throw onions. ...Read more
Yes: ? If heart palpitations can cause fainting. The medical condition Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) has associated rapid heart beat & fainting symptoms. This is an autonomic nervous system mediated disorder; sometimes associated with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (see Brighton criteria) &/or chronic pain. People with POTS often have lightheadeedness upon standing up too fast. ...Read more
It doesn't: It just makes the ones that always around more noticeable. ...Read more
Indirectly: Since this process often leads to a change in a persons metabolism, and the balance of ions in their blood, it can set someone up for death due to a heart rhythm disturbance. In fact, it is one of the most worrisome features of the collection of anorexia, bulimia, and similar disorders. ...Read more
YES: Dehydration causes decreased blood volume of circulating blood. For the heart to keep pumping the same amount of blood (cardiac output), the heart has to speed up therefore causing increased heart rate (tachycardia). When dehydration is extreme, heart rate can be very fast (>>100 bpm) causing 'palpitations'. I.V fluids may be needed to quickly restore blood volume or vascular collapse will occur. ...Read more
Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also ...Read more
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