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Can testosterone cause a rapid heartbeat?

Can testosterone cause a rapid heartbeat?

Yes, rarely: Although rare, rapid heart beat has been described with testosterone use. One mechanism of this is that rarely testosterone can cause a drop in blood sugar. This can result in a rapid hearbeat as the body releases adrenaline in response to the low blood sugar level. ...Read more

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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


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Is there different types of testosterones that will cause a rapid heartbeat a few hours after injection more than others? How can this be prevented?

Is there different types of testosterones that will cause a rapid heartbeat a few hours after injection more than others? How can this be prevented?

Not to my understand: While people react differently to different medications, there's no way of knowing in advance which testosterone will cause what side effect. All the hormone preparations list tachycardia or fast heart rate as a side effect. There's no specific way to mitigate these side effects but generic cardiac meds can be used. Talk to your prescriber or use HealthTap Prime to discuss your individual case. ...Read more

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What causes a very rapid heartbeat beginning in the ventricles?

What causes a very rapid heartbeat beginning in the ventricles?

Vtach: This is called ventricular tachycardia and is caused by ischemia, inflammation, toxins, electrolyte disturbances, electric shock, medications and more.... ...Read more

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What causes sharp chest pains and a rapid heartbeat?

What causes sharp chest pains and a rapid heartbeat?

Tachycardia: Chest pain and tachy cardia can be direcly linked such as mitral valve prolapse and tachycaria. Chest pain for any reason can cause tchcadia. Thiscan includecrdiac, respiatory or gastric cause. ...Read more

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What causes bouts of tachycardia (rapid heartbeat) after eating?

What causes bouts of tachycardia (rapid heartbeat) after eating?

Probably unrelated: The tachycardia is probably unrelated to the act of eating per se, but may be related to what you've eaten, especially if your food contains any form of cardiac stimulant or you have a food allergy or intolerance. Unless it's occurring regularly, it's likely coincidence. ...Read more

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Can smoking cause an unsafe, rapid heartbeat?

Can smoking cause an unsafe, rapid heartbeat?

Cigarette & tachy.: Many of the ingredients in cigarettes are stimulants, not to mention the 42 carcinogens of course. The stimulants can raise your heart rate, and can trigger rhythm disturbances in those prone to such otherwise. ...Read more

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Does Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause rapid heartbeat?

Does Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause rapid heartbeat?

Not usually: Lipitor (atorvastatin) does not commonly affect the heart rate or rhythm. Rarely, patients are allergic… patients who take Lipitor (atorvastatin) may have other associated cardiac conditions that may themselves be the cause of the rapid heart beat. The best recommendation is to have an ekg done and perhaps wear a 24 hour cardiac (holter) monitor. That will help you and your doctor determine the cause of your rapid heart beat. ...Read more

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Can smoking marijuana cause an unsafe, rapid heartbeat?

Can smoking marijuana cause an unsafe, rapid heartbeat?

It can: I have seen many patients who get palpitations after smoking marijuana, who do not have problems after they stop. This is not common, and most smokers do not get it. I have worked up several patients with this complaint to see if they had a predisposition to things like atrial fib or flutter, or supraventricular tachycardia (svt), but did not find it. If you are having this problem, stop using it! ...Read more

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What causes a rapid heartbeat even when I'm feeling relaxed?

What causes a rapid heartbeat even when I'm feeling relaxed?

Several things: Being not relaxed is just one of many things that affects heart rate and rhythm. You could have an overactive thyroid for instance. Fever can make you heart beat faster or being dehydrated. Some times the heart rhythm can just become abnormal such as when a person gets atrial fibrillation. ...Read more

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Is a rapid heartbeat caused by blocked ach receptors dangerous?

Is a rapid heartbeat caused by blocked ach receptors dangerous?

Depends: Certain drugs and venoms cause reversible or irreversible blockade of acetylcholine receptors. Some cause rapid heart rate. If you're receiving such a drug, it's under the supervision of a physician, so put your trust in that person. Whether the increased heart rate is injurious depends on the specifics of your health history and condition. ...Read more

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I was taken to the hospital necause I jad a rapid heartbeat, and was diagnosed with anxiety attack. What causes this and how can I prevent this?

I was taken to the hospital necause I jad a rapid heartbeat, and was diagnosed with anxiety attack. What causes this and how can I prevent this?

See below: You were having a panic attack, SEE: http://bit. Ly/1saJf5y A breathing meditation called the 4-7-8 technique is excellent for immediate relaxation, and easy to do. To see a video demonstrating it SEE: http://bit. Ly/1uyQgg8

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Is it possible for an allergic reaction to a certain food cause rapid heartbeat or a spike in blood pressure?

Is it possible for an allergic reaction to a certain food cause rapid heartbeat or a spike in blood pressure?

Fast heartbeat: Yes. It sometimes happens but by itself is not a true allergy but a sensitivity or inbtolerance. ...Read more

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