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Can Thyroid Problems Cause Heart Palpitations
Thyroid disease: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Pain related: If there is severe pain - yes. Otherwise they are unrelated. ...Read more
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 kind of heart palpitations could possibly cause a heavy heart beat and throbbing in the back of the neck? Echo shows Ok heart structure.
Sorry to frustrate: I know you're asking about cardiac conditions. I don't think it was a mistake to investigate - but it is a mistake to persist if there is a null result - especially at your age. Be reassured. Instead - consider a really skilled Health Psychologist who can teach you how to take your health seriously w/out anxiety and unneeded procedures. It can be the best way to feel better. Worth a try! ...Read more
I have pain in left artery in neck, have had problems with heart palpitations also and feeling dizzy. What is causing this & any treatment available?
Holter, ecg, stress echo, thyroid function normal. So what would my heart palpitations be or is it just anxiety and y can I see my heart beat in chest?
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
I've had heart palpitations on occasion but lately they have become more frequent & more frightening. In addition I have constant neck pain. Is it possible I have serious heart iissues? So scared: (
Evaluation: Palpitations may be related to rhythm abnormalities of the heart and therefore need further evaluation. The cause may be underlying heart disease or other causes such as hormonal, neurological or even related to medications. ...Read more
Tingling/cold sensation all over my skin. Feelings of restlessness, heart palpitations. Pain in my neck+head. What to do?
Doctor: Go see a doctor to be evaluated, many possibilities. ...Read more
I have electric shocks going thru my chest & neck every hour, heart palpitations, fatigue, cold sweats & unexplained crying outbursts lately?
Anxiety attacks: More history is need for better evaluation but sounds like an anxiety related attacks. Due to their severity and frequency, I would recommend that you consult your primary physician at the earliest for a thorough assessment, some needed tests (mainly to rule out remotely possible medical conditions) and medication help as deemed appropriate to relieve symptoms and make you functional. ...Read more
Having pain in my upper right abdomen, shortness of breath with heart palpitations, pain in my back and neck/shoulder area.
Hard to say exactly: But further evaluation with your pcp is warranted. ...Read more
Heart palpitations for years, have ECG, Holter & ultrasound. All normal. Today had heart palps that kinda hurt in my neck and right side of chest. Why?
Beta blockers?: Heart palpatations that aren't due to severe heart condition are indeed considered benign, but if they are troublesome, many cardiologists prescribe beta blockers like metropolol. Might want to run the chest dyscomfort by your doctor, or perhaps get the opinion of a cardiologist, but this can happen. Did the palpatations occur in conjunction with the pain? Sure the pain not due to other cause? ...Read more
I have been having heart palpitations, loss of feeling in arm, nerve pain on right shoulder and right leg as well as neck plus extreme fatigue.
My neck veins bulge a lot when I talk, laugh, lie down, or sometimes stand upright. Is this related to heart palpitations or how my neck veins twitch?
I have had heart palpitations and now getting a strong pulse intermittently into my ear neck and ankle, plus constant shoulder & neck pain, tummy pai?
See doctor: You need to discuss your symptoms with your physician. Your symptoms may be cardiac in origin and warrant further evaluation. ...Read more
Can gastric problems cause interruption during exercise (heart palpitations etc)? If so, what types of problems can cause this?
Not normally: Heart palpitation is normal during exercise. Can be exaggerated if you eat just before exercising, get dehydrated during exercise or if you use some supplements that increase metabolism. Also long runners sometimes develop diarrhea that could be associated with an exaggerated response. Hope this help. ...Read more
Can frequent heart palpitations damage your heart or cause problems? I'm getting them every couple of minutes. I should add I have bad anxiety
It's so common to have heart palpitations, everyone has them. They do not cause damage. Sometimes we feel them, sometimes we don't.
They are more important when we are monitoring people who are suffering ongoing heart disease. If you have had a normal heart exam and EKG to evaluate this, you're probably going to be fine. ...Read more
What causes heart palpitations and what do you do about it? I have had a problem for many years with heart palpitations. I know that caffeine is a real culprit and I try to stay away from it as much as I can. What else can I do?
Lots of Things: If it's just a single out of place beat here or there, it's just an irritable extra beat from either the top or bottom chambers. If it's a sustained thing with a fast run, it's usu one of 3 different rhythms we collectively call svts. If it's all the time, it could be inappropriate sinus tach, atrial flutter or atrial fib. A cardiac electrophysiologist can help you get to the bottom of this. ...Read more
Tsh was 4.29 and free T4 level was 1.2. Would those cause any problems such as heart palpitations?
No: Haven't heard of onion palpitations. Green onions and yellow onions aren't spicy enough to create the excitement that might lead to sensations of palpitations. Eating cooked onions should be fine, just like eating other cooked vegetables. Theoretically, getting hit in the heart by a big yellow onion flying at high speed can cause a problem, similar getting hit by a baseball, so don't throw onions. ...Read more
Yes: ? If heart palpitations can cause fainting. The medical condition Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) has associated rapid heart beat & fainting symptoms. This is an autonomic nervous system mediated disorder; sometimes associated with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (see Brighton criteria) &/or chronic pain. People with POTS often have lightheadeedness upon standing up too fast. ...Read more
It doesn't: It just makes the ones that always around more noticeable. ...Read more
Good?: I need more information about you. Any other symptoms? Are you in any medications? Any medical condition diagnosed? Palpitation occur in any other situation? Like exercising. Any test done? It's like your heart go fast or skip a beat? Consult a physician for a good history and physical. ...Read more
Indirectly: Since this process often leads to a change in a persons metabolism, and the balance of ions in their blood, it can set someone up for death due to a heart rhythm disturbance. In fact, it is one of the most worrisome features of the collection of anorexia, bulimia, and similar disorders. ...Read more
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
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
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