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What causes heart palpitations and the simultaneous opening of my sinus passages?

What causes heart palpitations and the simultaneous opening of my sinus passages?

Palpitations: If you have catecholamines being secreted they could cause both at the same time. This happens during/after sex so you might notice this at those times... ...Read more

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Palpitation (Definition)

Palpitation is also known as Pounding heartbeat. 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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I've done three rounds of antibiotics and still can't get rid of sinus infection. Could it cause heart palpitations?

I've done three rounds of antibiotics and still can't get rid of sinus infection.  Could it cause heart palpitations?

Possibly...: see a dentist to rule out a dental infection, consult with an ENT to rule out other sinus diseases. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a sinus infection cause heart palpitations?

Please tell me, could a sinus infection cause heart palpitations?

Yes: Any kind of infection can cause heart palpitations. The most common reasons for palpitations associated with infections include fever and dehydration. Treatment of the infection and adequate rest and fluids are helpful in preventing palpitations. Some sinus medications (those with pseudophed) can also cause or worsen palpitations, and should be avoided if palpitations are present. ...Read more

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What causes heart palpitations and the simultaneous opening of my sinus passages?

What causes heart palpitations and the simultaneous opening of my sinus passages?

Palpitations: If you have catecholamines being secreted they could cause both at the same time. This happens during/after sex so you might notice this at those times... ...Read more

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Why is it that i get sinus pains or headaches whenever I have heart palpitations? My tests say that everything is fine, do I have something different

Why is it that i get sinus pains or headaches whenever I have heart palpitations? My tests say that everything is fine, do I have something different

Possible migraine : Migraine like headache can be caused by a bone spur in the nose. A ct scan of the sinuses is indicated and if the spur is present a septoplasty to remove it is indicated. I provide relief to almost 90% of patients with this problem. Could your palpitations be caused by the pain? Visit my website for more information at www. Kevinsmithmd.Com. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations, sinus problems, extreme fatigue, dizziness, swollen glands. Swollen glands subsided after a week on antibiotics. What could it be?

Heart palpitations, sinus problems, extreme fatigue, dizziness, swollen glands. Swollen glands subsided after a week on antibiotics. What could it be?

See a doctor: These symptoms, taken as a whole, strongly suggest a need for a professional evaluation and establishment of a diagnosis. Strep throat can certainly do some of this, or the lymph nodes receding had nothing to do with the antibiotics. Too many variables here. See your family doctor and best wishes. ...Read more

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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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Heart Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations is also known as Pounding heartbeat. 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


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