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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. Adam Lewis
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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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Is heart palpitations from low magnesium dangerous?

Is heart palpitations from low magnesium dangerous?

Usually not: They type of palpitations with low magnesium are usually more benign such as PACs and PVCs, but it does depend on the individual. Ideally having a monitor during the palpitations will help confirm if significant issue. ...Read more

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What is the best type of magnesium to take to help with my heart palpitations?

Magnesium: Elemental Mg is hard to absorb with a daily limited GI capacity, excess intake causes osmotic effects with looser stooling;hence its use as a laxative (Milk of Magnesia).Focus on foods with natural Mg sources. Palpitations need independent evaluation as to underlying cause. ...Read more

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Is magnesium good for heart palpitations / pvcs? I am taking 195mg supplement of it per day is this safe? What if food had too much in could I overdos

Is magnesium good for heart palpitations / pvcs? I am taking 195mg supplement of it per day is this safe? What if food had too much in could I overdos

PVC and magnesium: Magnesium can help PVCs.
The dose of magnesium you mention is relatively low; food is not going to over-dose you with magnesium. Richest foods are spinach, kale, nuts, seeds, rice, quinoa, banana, peach, mango, yogurt. ...Read more

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Does taking magnesium help with heart palpitations and atrial fibrillation? How does it take work after taking it? "

Does taking magnesium help with heart palpitations and atrial fibrillation? How does it take work after taking it? "

Complex, Mixed Data: All muscle cells water inside & outside separated by fat (~30% cholesterol: stabilizes & allows movement without tearing) membrane. Proteins in membrane pump na+ ions out, k+ ions in, along with other ion movements. Other proteins suddenly change this: allow na+ to go in & k+ out ~0.001 sec later. Inner membranes keep ca+2 away from contractile proteins to stop contraction. ↑mg+ may ↓irritability. ...Read more

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How can you stop heart palpitations?

How can you stop heart palpitations?

Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol, street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more

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How can I stop having heart palpitations?

How can I stop having heart palpitations?

Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol, street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more

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How to stop heart palpitations? Is this normal?

How to stop heart palpitations? Is this normal?

No See your doctor: There are many causes of heart palpitations, some serious. Please see your healthcare provider / cardiologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the meds to stop my heart palpitations?

What are the meds to stop my heart palpitations?

Various approaches: First, you need an evaluation to determine the type and to see if there is an identifiable cause:different meds for different types. If you smoke or use caffeine, stop. Electrolytes are corrected if necessary. Improve sleep, remove stress if indicated. Drugs: betablockers are often used first. There r antiarrhythmic drugs but all have side effects, r expensive, and best avoided unless necessary. ...Read more

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How to stop heart palpitations from caffeine?

How to stop heart palpitations from caffeine?

Sorry: If something is causing you damage, do away with it or decrease it to an amount that is tolerable. You may have to find a decaf that you like or dilute out your coffee. If it is from a carbonated beverage, you should work on changing to another non-caffiene drink. ...Read more

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What can cause frequent heart palpitations and how can I stop them?? no past heart issues

What can cause frequent heart palpitations and how can I stop them?? no past heart issues

Come and go: Everyone has palpitations sometimes-they're not necessarily abnormal. Some factors that may contribute: caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, lack of sleep, stress. Certain meds (even over the counter) & electrolyte imbalance (as from diarrhea, vomiting, excessive sweating, and dieting). Lying quietly, especially face down or left side down will cause you to feel them more. If still troublesome, seek help. ...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.?

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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Heart palpitations past week non stop?

Go see your Dr: Right away or go to urgent care and get checked for arrhythmia, thyroid condition etc. Cut down on soda, ccaffeine intake. Take care and god bless u! http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/heart-palpitations/ds01139. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop heart palpitations?

See your doctor: Palpitations usually are a fluttery or pounding feeling in the chest. It can be caused by anything minor, like anxiety, all the way to life threatening abnormalities of the heart beat. You cannot tell how dangerous it is without a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you stop heart palpitations/is this normal?

How can you stop heart palpitations/is this normal?

Rest: While exercising, palpitation is normal. If it comes while you are resting, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What's the fastest / safest way to stop heart palpitations?

What's the fastest / safest way to stop heart palpitations?

Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol, street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more

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I'm having really painful heart palpitations, how can I stop them?

I'm having really painful heart palpitations, how can I stop them?

Need the cause: There are several causes for palpitations, so knowing the exact heart beat/rhythm is vital.
If symptoms are daily, a 24 hour holter monitor can be helpful to know what the cause is. If the symptoms are not every day, then an event monitor would be very helpful- these can be worn for up to 4 weeks. ...Read more

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How to stop heart palpitations caused by caffeine--replace with tea?

How to stop heart palpitations caused by caffeine--replace with tea?

Caffeine: Caffeine also found in tea unless specifically labeled as decaffinated. ...Read more

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What is a good beta blocker to take for anxiety to stop heart palpitations?

Almost any: There are many older, cheaper, effective beta blockers that will work for both problems: atenolol, metoprolol, propranolol. The newer, brand-name meds like bystolic (nebivolol) are "selective" regarding beta-1 and beta-2 receptors, and so may not be as effective as the older, tried, and true meds. ...Read more

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Can the drug adipex cause heart palpitations? If so, should I stop taking it? What should I do?

Can the drug adipex cause heart palpitations? If so, should I stop taking it? What should I do?

Adipex: Yes, Adipex may cause heart palpitations and other complaints. Do not stop taking it until you have contacted your doctor who may wish to see you back in the clinic before making changes. ...Read more

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What should I do to stop heart palpitations after eating?

What should I do to stop heart palpitations after eating?

Avoid stimulants: Avoid caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, illicit drugs, and if still getting palpitations, then go see a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Is there any way to stop heart palpitations. My echo and 24 hour holter showed up no abnormalities.

Is there any way to stop heart palpitations. My echo and 24 hour holter showed up no abnormalities.

Minerals: Increase the potassium in your diet to 3, 000 to 3, 00 mg per day and your magnesium to 400 600 mg per day. Do an internet search for magnesium and potassium rich foods. ...Read more

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Do beta blockers help stop heart palpitations? Or just slow the rate down and palpitations may continue?

Do beta blockers help stop heart palpitations? Or just slow the rate down and palpitations may continue?

Beta blockers: Both things you describe happen. When palpitations are due to adrenergic stimulation, beta blockade is a preventive. Sometimes they are tied to heart rate and slowing is advantageous. ...Read more

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I have heart palpitations and I just felt my heart stop for a few seconds and I got hot tingling and pale?

I have heart palpitations and I just felt my heart stop for a few seconds and I got hot tingling and pale?

There are a number: Of disorders that could potentially cause your symptoms. Unfortunately these cannot be diagnosed over the internet. You will need to establish with a health care provider and obtain an order for a continuous ambulatory EKG monitor. There are several different technologies but I would use one that will record for at least several days to increase the probability of diagnosis. ...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?

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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Whenever I get heart palpitations, I take Xanax (alprazolam) and they stop. I have no other symptoms with them. Is there a good chancethat they are anxiety related?

Whenever I get heart palpitations, I take Xanax (alprazolam) and they stop. I have no other symptoms with them. Is there a good chancethat they are anxiety related?

Yes, but there is: Chance that they may be caused by a medical and/or other conditions. Some medical and psychological conditions present with palpitations/anxiety therefore will recommend you check it out with your pcp. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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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
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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