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Why do I have heart palpitations?

Why do I have 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

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Heart Palpitations (Definition)

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


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Why could gas cause heart palpitations?

Why could gas cause heart palpitations?

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

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Could having gas have anything to do with heart palpitations?

Could having gas have anything to do with heart palpitations?

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

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Can gas in the stomach cause heart palpitations?

Can gas in the stomach cause heart palpitations?

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

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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?

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?

Exam: You must be examined, tested and diagnosed. I would also suggest an abdominal ultrasound to rule out gallbladder disease. Get an EKG and a Holter monitor. ...Read more

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Abdominal and back pain. Passing out gas. Heart palpitations?

Abdominal and back pain. Passing out gas. 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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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How can heart palpitations feel like?

Rapid heart beat: Rapid heat beating, some times felt in the neck also. There is a throbing artery on you wrist on the thump side. Feel that artery and count the beats for one minute. More than 100 beats per minute is called palpitation. ...Read more

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Due to anxiety, I have been getting frequent heart palpitations where it feels like my heart flutters. Is this dangerous to my heart?

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

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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?

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?

See doctor: Palpitations may indicate underlying disorder of the heart and would urge seeing your doctor as soon as possible if this is new. Meanwhile, avoid caffeine such as teas and coffee, minimize stress and until this is evaluated, avoid vigorous exercise ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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?

Generalized Anxiety: 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

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How does heart palpitations normally feel like?

Jump: Feel like a sack of worms under your chest and or episodes of jumps at the center of the chest. ...Read more

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I am having what feels like heart palpitations, like flopping?

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

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I am having what feels like fluttering. Heart palpitations?

I am having what feels like fluttering. Heart palpitations?

Get checked.: You should be evaluated with a history and physical exam. In addition an ekg and perhaps a 24hour recording (holter monitor) would be useful to characterize the cause and help to decide if any treatment is necessary. It may be helpful to avoid excess caffeine and alcohol. ...Read more

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I have benign heart palpitations. Usually feels like a skipped beat, but sometimes it feels like a quick painful 'hammer' sensation. Is this normal?

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

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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.?

Palpitations: Palpitations are commonly associated with electrolyte problems or calcium or magnesium imbalance or deficiency. Low magnesium is a common culprit. Thyroid possible. Sometimes a mild valvular problem can cause this. Stress, use of stimulants. ...Read more

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What can cause a drugged like feeling with heart palpitations right after eating?

What can cause a drugged like feeling with heart palpitations right after eating?

Arrythmia: Whenever you feels palpitations especially with history of thyroid cancer you must rule out cardiac arrythmias. Although palpitations simply can be felt with normally fast heart beat. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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.

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Probable anxiety: If these symptoms occur at rest but not with exertion, they may be due to anxiety. If, however, they occur with physical exertion then anxiety may not be the issue. Use this as a guideline and consult your physician accordingly. ...Read more

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Are heart palpitations benign?

Are heart palpitations benign?

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

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Palpitation (Definition)

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


Dr. Jerome Zacks
677 Doctors shared insights

Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...Read more