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Can Gas Feel Like Heart Palpitations
Heart flutters: Heart palpitations could be caused by a physical or mental condition. You should get checked out by your local physician. If there is nothing wrong with your heart, you may be having panic attacks, for which there is effective treatment available. But first, don't take any chances with your heart. See a dr. ...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
The vagus nerve?: The association between GI activity (e.g. Gas/bloating, acid reflux) and palpitations exists, but we aren't sure why. It may involve the vagus nerve, which controls GI tract as well as the heart, especially the electrical properties of cardiac tissue. Alterations in vagus activity, triggered by GI feedback, may alter conduction properties in heart muscle, leading to fast or irregular heart beats. ...Read more
It's possible: In general the two conditions are separate. However it is possible that gassy pain is actually heart pain because the heart is not getting enough oxygen. If the gas happens with exertion or emotional stress, then this would be more likely. The gassy pain and heart palpitations could then both be related to one underlying heart condition. But more info is needed to really know. ...Read more
No: To be precise, gas in the stomach can not cause heart palpitations, but it can give the feeling like there is something happening to the heart when there is not. We frequently have patients who feel "palpitations" while wearing a heart monitor and we see no abnormalities of the heart rate or rhythm. So, the sensation can come from causes unrelated to the heart. ...Read more
I've had gas in my chest on and off for over a week. Burping doesn't seem to help it and occasionally I get heart palpitations with it. Thoughts?
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
Having GA to get 4 wisdom teeth extracted in 2 days, I'm generally healthy and 29/F. I had a few moments of heart palpitations last night, still safe?
Palpitations: In most cases of outpatient anesthesia, any preoperative issues, including palpitations, new or old, require evaluation by a physician. Patients undergoing such procedures must be on a professional OR grade monitor, but the EKG tracings do NOT allow for complete evaluation as a 12 lead would. And most dentists administering GA are NOT qualified to "read" an EKG or decide on safety in. Such cases. ...Read more
My father died a few months ago. Since then, I've had some heart palpitations one or twice a day, gas, and general anxiety. Could it be gad? Should I worry about the palpitations?
Grieving heart: Sorry you lost your dad and please accept my sincere condolence. You should check these "palps" and GI symptoms with your primary care physician. They may be related to anxiety however it is better and safer to first make sure your physical health is sound. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
Due to anxiety, I have been getting frequent heart palpitations where it feels like my heart flutters. Is this dangerous to my heart?
Not necessarily: Palpitations are a sign that the heart is getting more stimulation from the adrenaline surges that happen in anxiety or panic attacks. Very normal physiologic response. Prolonged surges over years could affect the heart, but at 21 years of age it is very unlikely. If u feel your skipping beats or being irregular u should seek medical help by seeing a doctor. ...Read more
Having heart palpitations for the past 30 minutes now. It feels like my heart is skipping a beat every 5 seconds. No other symptoms.. What to do?
I get very scared when heart palpitations occurr, and when I feel them it feels like something is going to happen, is it normal? Have constipation too
Palpitation Sx: 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 found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more
When I lay on my side @ bedtime, I start to get heart palpitations like my heart is beating out of my chest. What could be a cause? What should I do?
I'm feeling very anxious and on edge and uneasy and I feel like it's affecting my everyday life. Sometimes it feels if I have to what feels heart palpitations or like flatter in my chest. Nothing specific brings on this feeling it just happens?
You may have Generalized Anxiety Disorder. You need to see your GP to check a few other things, including Thyroid functions. You may need medication and pscycologist help. Check this link https://adaa. Org/understanding-anxiety/generalized-anxiety-disorder-gad
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/generalized-anxiety-disorder/basics/definition/con-20024562 ...Read more
Sure: Palpitations are a sensation of skipped heart beats -- sometimes there is an electrical problem or arrhythmia, and other times it is something else causing this sensation. Seeing your doctor will help. ...Read more
I have benign heart palpitations. Usually feels like a skipped beat, but sometimes it feels like a quick painful 'hammer' sensation. Is this normal?
Palpitations: Absent structural or function Heart disease chronic palpitations are generally benign with respect to mortality; a change in symptom pattern needs reassessment ...Read more
Intermittent Heart palpitations for 10 years, becoming more frequent. Feels like my heart stops very briefly then beats fast for a second and takes my breath away. 28 year old female, smoker. No other symptoms are ever present during palpitation.?
If I have social anxiety and I am about to do a presentation, my heart is beating fast. Is this what heart palpitations feel like?
Sounds right: If you have to handle this soon, ask your doctor for a Rx to help for the day of the event. Don't rely on it for more than very rare events - rather, start some CBT therapy to learn skills to deal w/ the anxiety. A pill is fine to help in a tight spot - but knowledge will serve you thru life! ...Read more
Always get heart palpitations when im running or doing exercises like my heart skips a beat then beats hard for a second. How to. Stop. This?
Medical check up to: Palpiations are often caused by irregular heart beats what you describe is very likely due to extra beats which can be best confirmed by your doctor who will likely do an ekg to confirm the nature and degree of abnormailty. In young people this can be caused by excess of coffee use or any caffeine containing drinks like coca cola. Alcohol can also bring them on. ...Read more
What causes heart palpitations? I feel like heart skips beat. In my chest and neck. Is this dangerous? Started last night been on and off.
Getting heart palpitations that give me a feeling like I need to cough. I do have a bad family history of heart issues. Should I be examined?
Palpitations: Not sure if symptoms are related but you should get evaluated by your PMD. ...Read more
Over a few weeks- experiencing a hunger for air, like something is stopping my lungs expanding, heart palpitations, and a strange sensation in my head?
Some are, some aren't: The presence and severity of underlying heart disease and the type of arrhythmia causing the palpitations will determine if they're benign. It's customary to examine the heart with echo and record the heart's rhythm with ekg and/or prolonged recording devices to determine the nature and safety of the symptom. ...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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