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Dr. Steven Griggs
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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


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Can asthma cause heart palpitations? I've been having a sinking heart feeling post workout (lasts seconds), and wondering if the workout could be why?

Can asthma cause heart palpitations? I've been having a sinking heart feeling post workout (lasts seconds), and wondering if the workout could be why?

Palpitations?: It is common to have rapid hear beats and palpitation after workout.We don't know what really sinking heart means.Do you suffer from Asthma.Asthma can cause palpitations during an acute ataack only.Since it is a cocern and if it is happening every time you workout,it may be a good idea to get it checked from your Primary Doctor.It may be nothing serious but still get it checked for peace of mond ...Read more

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After weights workout i experienced muscle spasms in my right pectoral muscles for over 24 hours, no indication of palpitations, increased pulse or heart issues. What is the cause or concerns?

After weights workout i experienced muscle spasms in my right pectoral muscles for over 24 hours, no indication of palpitations, increased pulse or heart issues. What is the cause or concerns?

Stamina : It could be that you are over-exerting yourself. Will recommend toning it down and then increase the intensity over next few days . Rarely this could be electrolyte problem. May wanna get it checked by pcp. ...Read more

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Why am I experiencing heart palpitations and other symptoms when exercising?

Why am I experiencing heart palpitations and other symptoms when exercising?

Heart racing: Hard to tell. You might benefit from a stress test or from wearing a holster monitor. ...Read more

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Not every time, But sometimes when I start exercising and my heart rate gets faster I get palpitations. Is it from being out of shape?more serious?

Not every time, But sometimes when I start exercising and my heart rate gets faster I get palpitations. Is it from being out of shape?more serious?

Palpitations: Palpitations is a symptom that feels like heart pounding when at rest!!! It is normal to feel pounding sensation in your chest during or immediately after exercise. Try and differentiate what you are experiencing and let your primary doc know. ...Read more

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How come some peopke die while exercising? I get nervous sometimes working out because i get palpitations, and think i'll have cardiac arrest.Anxiety?

How come some peopke die while exercising? I get nervous sometimes working out because i get palpitations, and think i'll have cardiac arrest.Anxiety?

Supply mismatch: Can have mi at rest if a vessel thrombosis.
But if narrow and heart wants more oxygen during exercize, the supply may be limited and cause angina-heart pain, or myocardial infarction as next step.

To alleviate your concern, see cardiologist and do monitored exercize-stress testing. ...Read more

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What does it mean if i experience heart palpitations (pvcs) every time my body temperature increases--showering, exercising, eating, etc?

What does it mean if i experience heart palpitations (pvcs) every time my body temperature increases--showering, exercising, eating, etc?

It may be normal: Reaction if any other symptoms associated or if you have any risk factor for heart disease. Looks like you already now it's pvc's. I had the same problem just after aerobic exercise. A stress echocardiogram recommended by a cardiologist. Neg results. And i still have some pvcs. Consult your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What is my constant deep cough? Cough since 08/13. especially when exercising - shortness of breath too/Recently cough when eating/Heart palpitations

What is my constant deep cough? 
Cough since 08/13. especially when exercising - shortness of breath too/Recently cough when eating/Heart palpitations

See MD: Sounds like you should see a physician for a proper diagnosis. Could be a viral infection, pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, sinusitis or heart problem.Hard to tell without an examination. ...Read more

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What causes palpitations?

What causes palpitations?

Palpitations: Palpitations are the subjective sensation of the beating of your heart. Often, this is the result of an early beat that leads to a pause and then a vigorous heart beat that you feel as a "palpitation." Rarely, an irregular heart beat. In most cases, these are benign. Try eliminating caffeine from your diet to see if this has an effect. See your doctor to determine if you need further testing. ...Read more

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What's causes palpitations?

What's causes palpitations?

Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read more

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What causes palpitations at night? Only when i lie down

What causes palpitations at night? Only when i lie down

Palpitations : Palpitation usually means rapid regular or irregular heartbeat. You maybe just having awareness of your heartbeat in the quiet atmosphere night lying down. Another possibility is that you may be suffering from anxiety or irregular heart rhythm, if that is the case you should consult a physician. If you're having a rapid heartbeat you should cut back on caffeine and smoking if you do ...Read more

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What could cause sudden palpitations that last for about 10 seconds?

Many: Many different arrhythmias could be responsible (some benign others less so). Consult a physician who will likely order a holter or event monitor to determine true cause then management decisions can be made. ...Read more

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I've been having palpitations every 4 in the morning and i can't go back to sleeep. What can be the cause of this?

I've been having palpitations every 4 in the morning and i can't go back to sleeep. What can be the cause of this?

See your doctor: The first thing to do is see your doctor. He or she can run blood tests and get an ekg. A 24 hr monitor may be ordered to determine what exactly these palpitations are. After that your question can likely be answered. ...Read more

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Can chia seeds cause palpitations?

Can chia seeds cause palpitations?

Chia: I agree with dr. Ali -- chia seeds have been eaten safely for years, and even the ancient aztecs enjoyed them. Clinical studies show they may reduce blood pressure, hb a1c, fibrinogen, and high-sensitivity c-reactive protein -- making them potentially heart-protective. http://tinyurl.com/lts5d79 i can find no mention of palpitations. Please work with your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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Can anklylosing spondilitis cause palpitations?

Can anklylosing spondilitis cause palpitations?

Can cause conduction: Can cause cardiac conduction defects, but in my experience most patients with spondyloarthritis and palpitations have other causes, excess caffeine, nerves, over-exertion. ...Read more

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What causes palpitations of the heart?

What causes palpitations of the heart?

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more

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What are the causes of heart palpitation?

What are the causes of heart palpitation?

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more

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What causes palpitations shortly after burping?

Incidental: Probably incidental -- but you need to talk with your doctor about this palpitations and get a good checkup. ...Read more

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What are the causes of palpitations of the heart?

What are the causes of palpitations of the heart?

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more

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Are palpitations after eating common, and what causes this to happen?

Are palpitations after eating common, and what causes this to happen?

Palpitation: palpitation after food is not common. Check with your doctor about getting EKG TO RULE out any heart problems. ...Read more

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How can coffee cause palpitations?

Caffeine.: The caffeine in regular coffee is a stimulant, and too much in a short amount of time can cause palpitations, anxiety, jitteriness, sleeplessness and irritability. ...Read more

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Can going off estrogen cause palpitations?

Can going off estrogen cause palpitations?

Yes, but rarely.: If you are on thyroid, coming off estrogen, will increase your free thyroid levels. This point is irrefutable and certainly can cause palpitations. However, it may exacerbate depression, which increases the likelihood of palpitations as well. If you have this problem and are not on thyroid, you should see your doctor and have and ecg! ...Read more

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How to know if palpitations are dangerous.or they only caused by anxiety?

How to know if palpitations are dangerous.or they only caused by anxiety?

Tricyclics: It is very important that you speak call doc or psychiatrist today about amytriptyliine as it is a tricyclic antidepressant and these are known to be contraindicated in those individuals with a cardiac problem history. They can affect electrical conduction in the heart. Do so soon.. SSRI's are a much safer and modern route to curtailing the panic attack/ anxiety. Take care. ...Read more

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Can the cause of my palpitations be stress if i've never had palpitations due to stress before?

Yes: No one ever has anything until the first time that they do have it, right? Stress, caffeine, smoking, diet pills, cola, coffee, asthma medicines, cocaine, lack of sleep - all can contribute. Many times there's no reason at all. Palpitations tend to come and go. If it's bothersome, it's time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've been having a lot of palpitations lately, lasting up to 2 hours (-missed beat ).Nothing I do helps.Causes?

I've been having a lot of palpitations lately, lasting up to 2 hours (-missed beat ).Nothing I do helps.Causes?

Palpitations: You need to have a holster monitor to determine what is causing the palpitations. It would also be important to check for anemia and thyroid disease. Once cause is determined, a beta blocker such as Propranolol may be helpful. ...Read more

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Sometimes feel mild spasm in food pipe and get palpitations.. Goes away after a about 30 seconds. What would cause it?

Sometimes feel mild spasm in food pipe and get palpitations.. Goes away after a about 30 seconds. What would cause it?

Hard to say: This may need a referral to look at your swallowing mechanism and a recording of your heart rhythm. The esophagus and the heart are close to each other. While waiting for a referral to GI and cardiology keep a record of any triggers and if they are associated with each other. All the best getting this figured out. ...Read more

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I have many palpitations in a row, then nothing for sometimes hours. If it's anxiety, shouldn't it only cause the odd palpitation here and there?

I have many palpitations in a row, then nothing for sometimes hours. If it's anxiety, shouldn't it only cause the odd palpitation here and there?

SVT?: Sounds like you may have paroxysmal atrial tachycardia but a rhythm recording over 24 or 48 hour (up to 30 days if needed) is the way to find out. ...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