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Doctor insights on: Diaphragmatic Flutter

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How often should I use my flutter device?

How often should I use my flutter device?

Ask your doctor: Flutter devices for patients with bronchiectasis (for example cf) should be used to help clear excess thick secretions from the airway. If it takes you one, two or three times daily to keep your secretions manageable, than that is what you do. Best to ask the doctor who prescribed it for you. ...Read more

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Flutter (Definition)

Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm in the top of the heart in which the top of the heart beats very fast but very regularly (as opposed to atrial fibrillation which is always irregular) and can lead to a rapid heart rate and ...Read more


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How do you preform diaphragmatic breathing?

How do you preform diaphragmatic breathing?

Slow deep breaths: It is important to try to breathe slowly and deeply with the shoulders and chest staying pretty still. That will make the diaphragm (breathing muscle at the bottom edge of the ribs) push down. Most of the time the person will feel the abdomen being pushed down or out. This type of breathing is important for effective cough to clear mucus from the lungs. ...Read more

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Having flutters at 10 weeks, what does this mean?

Flutters: If you are experiencing an abnormal heart beat get it checked out. Your doctor or ed can evaluate you to make sure you are ok. It is important to make sure your electrolytes are normal. ...Read more

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I have a flutter in my stomache area. What could it be?

Many possibilities: Muscle twitches (abdominal muscles) Transmitted Pulse (common especially if you are lying on your left side) Irritable bowel Syndrome (IBS) Check with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) Hope this helps! Be Well Dr Z ...Read more

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What are the common causes of chest flutters or sinking?

Anxiety & arrythmias: Anxiety & arrythmias would be 2 common ones. Talk to your physician and get evaluated. ...Read more

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I have vaginal fluttering for the past 3 days what does that mean?

Strange symptom: This is a rather odd symptom. You should I suppose check yourself with fingers to be sure there's nothing up there that shouldn't be. Use warm compresses and take warm baths with Epsom Salts for comfort and to relax you. It doesn't sound too bothersome, but if it is, you could see someone for an internal exam. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could be a fluttering on the left side under your ribcage be?

Heart problem: Your heart is located under your left ribcage, and fluttering could a sign of a cardiac problem such as an arrhythmia. Given your age, i would definitely recommend seeing your internist to have it evaluated. ...Read more