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Can Irregular Heart Beats Be Caused By Gastric Problems
NO: Gastric problem should not cause irregular heart beats unlessyou are also very excited. ...Read more
Normal: Everybody has a few of these from time to time. If you often have more than five in a minute when you're not loaded with caffeine, it's worth talking about with your physician. If they take away your breath, make you faint, or are accompanied with pain, it's more worrisome. Good luck. ...Read more
No quick answer: First we need to know what you mean by irregular hr. Most common cause at your age will be extra beats in the form of premature atrial or ventricular contractions. Due to caffeine, energy drinks, dehydration, drugs like otc cold meds or streets drugs like marihuana, hyperthyroid state, anxiety/panic attacks. How was ur ANA test? Doubt heart problem but ekg stress test indicated. See a doctor. ...Read more
Is it ok to get tattooed with irregular heart beats, pots syndrome, sjögren's syndrome and sinus tarchydia? And possible brain problem. Mri shows.
No relation: There has been no relation between these problems and getting tattooed. Makes sure the needle is a sterile needle. ...Read more
Can sinus issues like not being able to breathe through nose and ear infections cause me to have irregular heart beats when trying to exercise?
Irregular heart beat: Irregular heart beat can be due cardiac arrhythmia which can be aggravated by exercise or fever if you're having a sinus or an ear infection, an EKG would show these problems, you need to see your 1ry care physician or a cardiologist. Having stuffy nose with sinus problem is very common because allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, ear infections & conjunctivitis can all go together. Good luck. ...Read more
Do I have an abnormal heart rhythm? I have been having irregular heart beats, whenever I stand up my heartbeat fastens. Is my heart normal?
Good question: When anyone stands up, their heart rate quickens - that part is normal. Regarding your irregular heart beat: the most important factor in determining if it's dangerous to you or not is whether or not your heart is normal. So your question is right at the "heart" of the matter! You need an evaluation with history, exam, ekg, echo, blood work, and possibly a stress test. ...Read more
Let's not say...: Let's not say "normal..." but rather let's say likely not dangerous. Sex releases adrenaline which can cause extra heartbeats called pacs and pvcs which you may feel. It can also cause certain other rhythms. A cardiologist or electrophysiologist can set you up with something called a holter monitor or event monitor you can wear at home. Masturbate with it on and you'll have your answer. ...Read more
Can I have irregular heart beats and tiredness while adding to my cipralex dossage? Dr incr dossage from 20mg to 30mg
Arrhythmia: You can have an irregular heart beat or arrhythmia due to many causes. It is unlikely that such a low dose of escitalopram will cause it but your arrhythmia can worsen at any time. When starting a psychiatric treatment, it is best to request an EKG and full blood work to rule out medical causes of psychiatric illness like thyroid disease, which can also cause arrhythmia. Please seek advise. ...Read more
Premature beats: Are you sure you only get irregular beats when you're lying down or is it that you're unaware of them when you're active? Wearing an ambulatory (holter) monitor for 24 hours would give you precise information about your heart rhythm. Avoid caffeine, nicotine, chocolate and alcohol if you're having frequent premature beats which make you feel like the heart is skipping. Check for an overactive thyroid. ...Read more
When I have irregular heart beats I perform chest compressions on my self then the heart returns back to beating normal. Is it safe what I'm doing?
Huh?: Have heard of self -performed cough-induced cardiac compression & self-performed chest thump (neither of which I am suggesting that you do). However, I haven't heard of someone doing self -performed chest compressions. If you are having irregular heart rate then this should be evaluated by your physician or a cardiologist. Would discourage you from engaging in this activity unless you are >>. ...Read more
I was on femara (letrozole) for a month. I think it was causing irregular heart beats longer I was on it. Will that go away? I stop a week ago. Thanks.
Likely yes: If your symptoms were due to Femara, (letrozole) then it is likely they will resolve over time after stopping it. However if your symptoms persist, see your dr. Take care! ...Read more
Hi, how am I just now been having early heartbeats and irregular heart beats every two weeks like my doc says, when I've never had this before in my l?
Paroxysmal arythmia: Need full evaluation you are at risk for stroke and blood clots from heart see the doc and get evaluated. ...Read more
Depends: It could be nothing serious, or it could be an arrythmia where your heart is not beating as it should and not delivering enough oxygen to your brain and the rest of your body. At any rate you should visit your doctor so the appropriate tests can be done to figure it out for you. If you feel dizzy or fain you should go to the emergency room. ...Read more
Arrhythmia: There are basically atrial and ventricular premature beats. Additionally there are junctional and fascicular extrasystoles which fall under the atrial and ventricular umbrellas. Within the grouping of tachy and bradyarrhythmias there are many types. ...Read more
I have premature irregular heart beats. It's skipping hard when I take a deep breath in everytime. Why? Could it be bc I had half a coke cola?
Avoid triggers: Skipped beats usually imply premature ventricular or atrial contractions (pvcs or pac's). They are triggered by Adrenalin surges or stimulant effects (caffeine/alcohol/meds can trigger). Pain/breathing issues/physiologic stress can trigger as well. In the setting of anormal heart structurally these symptoms are more of a nuisance than a danger. Void the triggers. ...Read more
I'm experiencing irregular heart beats on a daily basis. My heart will start to race and "half pump" for 5-10 seconds and then one long slow pump will happen before going back to normal causing a small wave of euphoria. Any thoughts?
With cardiologist is your best option
You need EKG and likely 24 hour monitoring of your heart beat ...Read more
Many causes: Your heartbeat is meant to be regular but there are many things that make it feel like it is missing, skipping, or fluttering. Most are benign but it is reasonable to see your GP and get an ECG to diagnose the problem if one actually exists. ...Read more
Many, TypicallyNamed: For the portion of the heart from which they are believed to originate: (a) Atria (most common, usually least serious), (b) atrioventricular node (called junctional; least common yet also usually only occurs in advanced heart diseases) or (c) ventricle (more concerning/reflecting ventricular muscle damage, most commonly ischemic; i.e. loss of blood supply). Early beats are common; Delayed rare. ...Read more
How could a healthy person with a healthy beating heart still get arrhythmia (irregular heart beat)?
I get irregular heart beats many times in a day for the past 3 months. My cardiologist has prescribed cordarone (amiodarone) 100mg once a day. Symptoms still persist?
Talk to your MD: Make an appointment to talk to your cardiologist. Tell him/her that you are still having symptoms despite the medication. It may need to be adjusted or change to a different med. ...Read more
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Can anti depressants affect your brain's messages to your heart causing irregular heart beats when you stop taking them?
Heart arrhythmia: Withdrawing from antidepressants -- especially ssri's -- may cause many symptoms, but heart rhythm problems are not typical. This kind of problem is more common when taking tricyclic antidepressants. If you're having difficulty with your medications, please work with your own physician about this -- that way you can receive individualized attention and care. ...Read more
I've been experiencing chest/arm pain, along with irregular heart beats for hours at a time. I'm 27/male, take vyvanse. Advice? This is the second time it's happened in the last three days, but the first time it happened I had taken the vyvanse, drank a c
Took Speriva Respimat for asthma. It helped. But afraid to take it. I read it has 50% mortaIity rate. Have always had irregular heart beats so worried.
Misinformed: This drug obviously does not kill 50% of its users. When used appropriately it can be a decent aid in the treatment of chronic pulmonary disease. It sounds like you need to have a good talk with your doc or his/her about your medications. ...Read more
What can help my irregular heart beats? Acting up bad today. I had no caffeine. Only meds I take when needed is xanex. Its like an extra beat flutter.
Premature beats: A 24 hour holter monitor will determine what type of irregular heart rhythm you have. Thyroid check is advisable. Avoiding caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, stress and anxiety are important. See a cardiologist to check for heart valve abnormalities and for diagnosis and specific treatment. ...Read more
Hello I took only once euro D 10, 000 IU without a prescription. After a 4 or 5 hours I feel irregular heart beats. Is this dangerous and need doctor?
Should not...: See if it is not settled....see the doctor. ...Read more
Today an EKG detected an irregular heart beat - and arrhythmia. What may I expect when I see a cardiologist?
Arrhythmia: It depends what they found on ekg. Arrhythmia can be very variable. Depending upon what kind of arrhythmia, you may need nothing or further treatment. ...Read more
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