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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Heart Beat Skipping

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Can being very tired cause a skipped heart beat? Is it dangerous?

Can being very tired cause a skipped heart beat? Is it dangerous?

Usually benign: If causing symptoms should see your doc for an evaluation. They usually are not a problem but for an occasional patient there is a real problem. Can't tell without seeing the patient. ...Read more

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What are the solutions to an irregular heart beat? What causes the heart to skip and what is the cure?

What are the solutions to an irregular heart beat? What causes the heart to skip and what is the cure?

Irregular Heart Beat: There are many causes. If you are symptomatic it can be treated with medications. If it is refractory then ablation is a choice. ...Read more

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What causes my heart to skip beats during exercise?

What causes my heart to skip beats during exercise?

Arrhythmia: Have a doctor check you out - some of those may be benign, but the stress of exercise may bring out some heart problems that need treatment to avoid sudden problems later. ...Read more

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What causes my heart to skip beats after eating or while weight training and also when I have gas?

What causes my heart to skip beats after eating or while weight training and also when I have gas?

See doctor: There can be many reasons for that. But you should see your doctor right away to get at least an ekg. It could be something minor or more serious. Don't delay treatment when it comes to your heart. It can literally be a matter of life & death. ...Read more

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I am feeling skip heart beat when coming off estrogen. Why?

I am feeling skip heart beat when coming off estrogen. Why?

Are these post: Menopausal estrogen replacements or birth control pills? "skipped beats" require an ekg or holter to distinguish origin, and anxiety and stress levels may influence, but i would want to make sure your heart conduction system is in good working order. ...Read more

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Hello just like to know i woke up in morning and my heart was racing for about 10 sc or so im on metoprolol 25mg.I do have skip heart beat was norml?

Hello just like to know i woke up in morning and my heart was racing for about 10 sc or so im on metoprolol 25mg.I do have skip heart beat was norml?

Difficult to say: There are a lot of possibilities. I would try to see if there is a trend or pattern cut down on coffee and other stimulants monitor your pulse if it continues you will need a heart monitor to find out for sure what is happening. ...Read more

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Are heart flutters dangerous? I just ate and layer down and felt my heart beat in chest skip

Are heart flutters dangerous? I just ate and layer down and felt my heart beat in chest skip

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

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Can an ultrasound miss a fetal heart beat when it's Measuring 7wks 1 day. I'm returning in 4 days, chances of seeing a heart beat?

Can an ultrasound miss a fetal heart beat when it's Measuring 7wks 1 day. I'm returning in 4 days, chances of seeing a heart beat?

Vaginal? Abdominal?: In almost all cases you should get a heart-beat with vaginal ultrasound early in the 6th week. Abdominal ultrasound won't get a heartbeat until at least 8 weeks in thin women, and can be much later. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Why does being outside in the heat or if i sweat at night seem to make my irregular heart beat worse . Also if i miss a meal ?

Why does being outside in the heat or if i sweat at night seem to make my irregular heart beat worse . Also if i miss a meal ?

A stressor: These things are stressors on the heart and may precipitate arrhythmia . If you have an underlying rhythm problem this will make it "come out" . Heat , fever, cold, hypoglycemia etc. ...Read more

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Can caffeine kill someone with irregular heart beat? My cardiologists says a cup can't hurt but I'm scared . I miss it . It's been over two years .

Can caffeine kill someone with irregular heart beat? My cardiologists says a cup can't hurt but I'm scared . I miss it . It's been over two years .

Caffeine: Caffeine can be a rhythm irritant. In general a single cup of coffee isn't enough to cause a problem. There could be an individual with an unusual increased sensitivity however. Why not drink decaffeinated coffee, it tastes much the same and has almost no caffeine. ...Read more

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What causes my heart to skip a beat while i'm sitting?

What causes my heart to skip a beat while i'm sitting?

It's normal: Everyone's heart has occasional irregularity or skipped beats. If they are frequent or cause symptoms ( dizzyness or shortness of breath) see you doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause the heart to "skip a beat" out of nowhere?

What can cause the heart to "skip a beat" out of nowhere?

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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Can you tell me what can cause the heart to "skip a beat" out of nowhere?

Skipped beats: It could be from premature atrial or ventricular contraction. In young individuals most likely from electrolyte abnormalities, hypoxia or catecholamine imbalance. Most common in heart failure patients or COPD patients. ...Read more

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Are pvcs the common cause of skipped heart beats?

Are pvcs the common cause of skipped heart beats?

Yes: Premature ventricular contractions (PVC) is the technical term for skip beats. ...Read more