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Does A Heart Flutter Mean Heart Problems
Not necessarily: Fluttering in the chest, depending on one's sensitivity, may reflect some irregularity in the heart rhythm. Those may be normal for any given person, but indeed may be a harbinger of something more serious. Discussing this with your doctor will allow your doctor to get some tests (ecg, holter or event monitor, possibly an echocardiogram and/or stress test, and blood work) to sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms of heart murmurs? Sometimes i feel my heart flutter/beat really fast. Ekg last yr said heart was fine. I have anxiety too. Heart problems?
Having some fluttering feeling on my chest, feels like its my heart? Should i be concerned? I have no heart problems that I am aware of
Depends: Depends on age, cardiac risk factors, associated symptoms, duration, frequency, family history, medications, supplements, caffiene consumption, etc, need a good history and physical. Labs ekg and possibly a holter. May need 2 d echo and possibly an event recorder. The tests will be determined by your dr after your exam. ...Read more
Can you go into heart failure at 23?No fam history of heart problems. Sometimes heart flutters try to eat healthy.Walk for 15-30mins every other day.
My heart flutters occasionally, my left arm feels numb, my chest feels tight & begins to hurt & I have difficulty breathing. Heart problems?
Its possible: Possible but unlikely at your age. What is your murmur from? Why do you take the listed medications and how much? There are quite a few things, some minimal and some serious that could do this but don't fool around with it let a doctor rule out the possible serious things. ...Read more
Very fatigued, heart flutters. Neck feels like it swollen on the front only, low iron. Could it be signs of heart problems or thyroid?
How to distinguish syncope caused by heart problems or other? (ps : when it happened to me, I always feel palpitations before and afterwards)
Syncope: We generally would attribute syncope to a cardiac problem when that syncope is associated with a cardiac abnormality like a tachy or brady arrhythmia recorded coincident with the syncope. With the testing you've had your Doc should be able to advise you regarding your likelihood of having cardiac syncope ...Read more
In mornings, 9/6 BP and 55 heart rate. Bf to go in bed i have 12/8, 80. During the day i feel palpitations, 120 heart rate sitting. Heart problems?
Positional symptoms: As the blood pools in the legs because of gravity when you sit or stand for a bit of time, your heart receives a signal to accelerate the heart rate so that there is an uninterrupted flow of blood to the brain. If you wore to get up quickly or abruptly, you may experience dizziness or even pass out! Try to walk or elevate your legs, avoid sitting or standing for long, stay hydrated, avoid caffeine ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get thyroid checked: If it's not of primary cause, and your heart is OK then look at secondary cause, and thyroid is often implicated, and can cause palpitations. Also have your doctor run labs and check your Magnesium (Rbc), vitamin D3 levels and vitamin B12 to make sure you are not demethylating, and not insufficient in trace micronutrients, and vitaminD. Magnesium is necessary for the heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coughing x 3 weeks. Initially productive now dry. Have air gulping and palpitations and low energy. Can heart problems cause coughing?
Can do: Yes, heart problems can cause a cough-specifically congestive heart failure, a condition in which fluid builds up in lungs due to various forms of heart dysfunction. Usually accompanying this diagnosis is shortness of breath with activity as well as sob in bed such that one has to prop up the head of the bed at night to breathe. If these are occurring then best to get checked out by your pcp. ...Read more
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