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Dr. Warren Foster
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Abnormal Heart Rhythms (Definition)

Abnormal heart rhythm is a condition in which a person has an abnormal heartbeat pattern, as detected by an EKG (electrocardiogram) of the heart. Some abnormal rhythms run in families (hereditary abnormal rhythms). Some abnormal rhythms are not dangerous, while others can cause ...Read more


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If adrenaline is a bronchodilator, why does it make people feel short of breath?

If adrenaline is a bronchodilator, why does it make people feel short of breath?

Different mechanism: Shortness of breath is a sensation and not always correlated to cardiac or lung function. Adrenaline works briefly on dilating the airways and is not enough to help people in an asthma attack. The shortness of breath sensation from adrenaline (for some people) is more from anxiety and/or hyperventilation. ...Read more

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What can cause my heart to beat hard most of the time? It doesn't usually get quicker. Not anxious or panic related. BP ok dizzy and breathless someti

What can cause my heart to beat hard most of the time? It doesn't usually get quicker. Not anxious or panic related. BP ok dizzy and breathless someti

See a FOC: You might need evaluation by a cardiologist first with echocardiogram to check the structure of your heart and the valve and the contractility of your heart.if that is OK You need a holster monitor for 48 hours to rule out any possible arrhythmia a and to see what was your rhythm when you recorded in your notes you had experience these symptoms. A cardiologist will do that.iTHAT CLEAR THE HEART ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference in symptoms of a heart attack & asthma when you feel tightness in your chest and you just feel bad anyway? Very tired.

How can you tell the difference in symptoms of a heart attack & asthma when you feel tightness in your chest and you just feel bad anyway? Very tired.

Can't always: Associated symptoms vary with heart attack, and wheeze may rarely be present. Usually chest pain/pressure prominent feature, but not always. Asthma needs managed to optimize it and prevent bad flares which could give confusing symptoms. For now, if in doubt, need to go to er for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause the lung muscles to feel tired? Its not a feeling of gasping/hunger but fatigue. Also getting heart palpitations during simple chores.

What can cause the lung muscles to feel tired? Its not a feeling of gasping/hunger but fatigue. Also getting heart palpitations during simple chores.

Tired lungs: You probably need a thorough check up, this can result from anemia and many other systemic problems, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can anxiety make you feel short of breath and very achy even if you aren't anxious at the moment? Not hyperventilating or anything "attacks" help!

Can anxiety make you feel short of breath and very achy even if you aren't anxious at the moment? Not hyperventilating or anything "attacks" help!

Yes: Yes, you can definitely feel short of breath from an underlying anxiety disorder, even if you are not completely aware of what exactly is stressing you out at the moment. You might be stressed but just not be consciously aware of it. It might be a good idea to have your doc check you out to rule out other possibilities, however. ...Read more

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Heart skipping beats why does it make me tired and short of breath?

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Heart skipping beats why does it make me tired and short of breath?

PSVT vs PVC vs Afib: Go see your doctor now. If s/he isn't available, go to er. Skipping beats or irregular heart beats may be noticeable to some but should never make you tired or cause shortness of breath. Those symptoms warrant immediate evaluation, especially in diabetics. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause you to feel short of breath while eating?

Could anxiety cause you to feel short of breath while eating?

Yes, this often the: Case, especially if eating out in a restaurant. Your doc can check you out first. Then, strategies like clinical hypnosis and meditation can help. Please see a clinical psychologist or other mental health professional. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can severe panic attacks put physical pain in your chest for days? Can it make you tired and make you short of breath for days? (2 days free of panic)

Can severe panic attacks put physical pain in your chest for days? Can it make you tired and make you short of breath for days? (2 days free of panic)

Unlikely: better be checked to exclude any organic cause in your heart, lungs, stomach, esophagus, etc.. for your chest pain symptoms, before embarking on the diagnosis of panic attacks, usually don't last that long, see your doctor soon, best wishes ...Read more

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Which type of virus can make you feel dizzy and lightheaded for a week?

Which type of virus can make you feel dizzy and lightheaded for a week?

Unknown: Although viral infection has been linked to transient vertigo, the virus has yet been identified. ...Read more

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What is it when you feel weak, shaky, heart rate is up, can't stand for too long, urinating frequently, and short of breath?

What is it when you feel weak, shaky, heart rate is up, can't stand for too long, urinating frequently, and short of breath?

Could be many: things, from simple dehydration or low blood sugar to diabetes, adrenal problems, heart problems, blood clots, etc. You need to see a doctor or walk in! Keep a record of when this happens to you, what you have eaten, what you were doing when it came on. Stay very well hydrated and don't stand up quickly. Good luck! ...Read more

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Causes for heart beating much faster than normal and you can feel it in your entire chest a sympton of anxiety disorder?

Causes for heart beating much faster than normal and you can feel it in your entire chest a sympton of anxiety disorder?

Could be: Although many conditions can cause your heart to beat faster, heart palpitations (pounding/racing) is one of many symptoms of anxiety and panic. ...Read more

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Is it serious to have increased heart palps ( feel like hiccups) with the resp flu? Feel jittery. Havent taken anything. No high fever. Just cough and short of breath and head cold.

Is it serious to have increased heart palps ( feel like hiccups) with the resp flu? Feel jittery. Havent taken anything. No high fever. Just cough and short of breath and head cold.

Palpitations: If you are feeling palpitations then need to investigate it through ekg, holter or event monitor to rule out maliganant arrythmias. From your symptoms it appears that you have concomitant respiratory tract infection. When you have cough ity could cause diaphragmatic/phrenic nerve irritation. It could cause hiccouphs. As you are c/o cough and shortness of breath, head congestion seek medical help. ...Read more

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Can a high hr 90-120 all the × make you feel exhausted, and just want to sleep alot, it veries so × not as bad feel ill can sleep 14hrs an still run dow?

Can a high hr 90-120 all the × make you feel exhausted, and just want to sleep alot, it veries so × not as bad feel ill can sleep 14hrs an still run dow?

High heart rate: It is not good to have high heart rate on permanent basis. Normal heart rate ranges between 60-100. If you have been having your heart rate out of this rang, please see your pcp to get an ekg and thyroid check up to rule out cardiac arrythmia. Your pcp may refer you to a cardiologist depending on your ekg and his clinical evaluation after blood work up. ...Read more

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Can you have a panic attack and get lightheaded, flushed when not feeling stressed or anxious? Can the feeling last all day? With sob too.

Can you have a panic attack and get lightheaded, flushed when not feeling stressed or anxious?  Can the feeling last all day?  With sob too.

Seek eval: If this is the case, it would definately be prudent to seek prompt evaluation for your breathing problems. Panic attacks have panic as one of the symptoms. ...Read more

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Have the feeling i need to take a deep breath once in awhile and sometimes like i'm not getting enough air is this an effect of Buspar (buspirone) 10mg twice day?

Have the feeling i need to take a deep breath once in awhile and sometimes like i'm not getting enough air is this an effect of Buspar (buspirone) 10mg twice day?

Not likely: The feeling of not getting enough air is a common physical symptom of anxiety. Buspar (buspirone) is a medicine used to help anxiety -- but you may need a higher dose. Please tell your physician what you're experiencing. Also, cognitive behavioral therapy can be very helpful in anxiety, especially when anxiety makes someone very worries about his health and body. A good psychologist can work with you. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Heart Rhythm Disorder (Definition)

Also known as abnormal heart rhythm, this condition describes any type of irregular heart beat, such as when the heart races ...Read more


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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more