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What causes you to get PVC's after eating?

What causes you to get PVC's after eating?

Palpitations: It makes a big difference whether these "skipped" beats are actually PVC's or not. Also, it makes a big difference if there are there just a few in a row or intermittent between normal beats or sustained over a period of several minutes. There are many good cardiologists & other heart specialists in the Cincy area & you need to see one as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Does alpha thalassemia cause pvcs?

Does alpha thalassemia cause pvcs?

Probably not: Alpha thalassemia probably doesn't cause pvc's (premature ventricular beats, a type of extra heartbeat). However, some thalassemia patients have magnesium deficiency, which can make pvc's more likely to occur. Patients who get transfusions off and on may be drinking lots of coffee, using caffeine or phenols in coffee to decrease iron absorption, to hold off iron overload. Caffeine can cause pvc's. ...Read more

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Metoprolol tartrate cause more pvcs?

Metoprolol tartrate cause more pvcs?

No: Betablockers such as metoprolol are commonly used to suppress premature ventricular contractions/beats. ...Read more

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What are the causes of PVC besides heart issues?

What are the causes of PVC besides heart issues?

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 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

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Can taking niacin 500 mg cause cause miscarriage?

Can taking niacin 500 mg cause cause miscarriage?

Yes: It is common to have an increased vaginal discharge during pregnancy and also common to have some spotting in the early part of a pregnancy - panty liners would be ok to use. ...Read more

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What is the cause of early heart beat but not PVC or pac?

What is the cause of early heart beat but not PVC or pac?

It's hard to say: Without seeing the ekg. My guesses include sinus arrythmia, multifocal atrial tachycardia, wandering pacemaker etc. See a cardiologist for any concerns. God bless u! http://www. Medicalnewstoday. Com/articles/8887.Php. ...Read more

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Can atenolol cause PVCS? I had PVC'S since day one of my daily 25mg treatment.

Can atenolol cause PVCS? I had PVC'S since day one of my daily 25mg treatment.

Usually not: Atenolol, a beta blocker, usually does not cause PVCs - premature ventricular contractions. In fact this medicine is often used to treat this condition. However, any medicine can have side effects, so if you feel this medicine is causing problems I suggest you contact the doctor who prescribed it. ...Read more

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What are the causes of ventricular irritabilty? Why does it. Cause multifocal pvcs? And are multifocal deadly? How. Are they treated?

What are the causes of ventricular irritabilty? Why does it. Cause multifocal pvcs? And are multifocal deadly? How. Are they treated?

Complicated issue: Cardiac arrhythmias are a complex issue and best left for your cardiologist to deal with. Occasional pvcs in an otherwise health person are harmless, however, in association with other heart disease these can be life threatening. See this site for information.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/premature-ventricular-contractions/ds00949. ...Read more

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I have had pvcs for years, I am always told they are benign. I sometimes have thousands a day. I also have tmj, could tmj cause heart palps?

I have had pvcs for years, I am always told they are benign. I sometimes have thousands a day. I also have tmj, could tmj cause heart palps?

PVCs: Premature ventricular contractions are common. Most of the time they do not cause serious problems but if there are thousands of PVCs per day it can lead to worsening of heart function. A cardiologist can help figure out whether treatment is needed. ...Read more

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Can sudden but extremely brief center of chest "jolt" during my jog be a cardiac problem? Could a PVC cause this? Or a musculoskeltal issue?

Can sudden but extremely brief center of chest "jolt" during my jog be a cardiac problem? Could a PVC cause this? Or a musculoskeltal issue?

See below: Your description suggest a PVC. If this was an isolated occurrence, and your not experiencing and difficulty in jogging, it's unlikely to be a sign of underlying heart problem. However, if this happens more often you should see your primary care physician just to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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Male 22. Just had big PVC which hurt and shocked me after sex. Been 45 minutes and hr is stable. Scared to go to sleep. Did sex adrenalin cause it?

Male 22. Just had big PVC which hurt and shocked me after sex. Been 45 minutes and hr is stable. Scared to go to sleep. Did sex adrenalin cause it?

I betcha: I would not worry for a minute about your heart skipping a single beat -- this is a common experience. Truth be told, I'm glad you were with a woman who made your heart do that. Love wisely and love well. Sleep tight. ...Read more

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I have had thorough evaluations with 3 cardiologists and have had a number of tests. Diagnosis=pvc. I continue to have squeezing chest pain. Cause?

I have had thorough evaluations with 3 cardiologists and have had a number of tests. Diagnosis=pvc. I continue to have squeezing chest pain. Cause?

Noncardiac: Most likely, you have non cardiac chest pain. The likelihood that three cardiologists have missed a cardiac cause for recurrent chest pain is very low. Go back to your internist and ask for evaluations to look for other causes for chest pain. Everything else in the chest can also cause pain, and also structures in the abdomen can sometimes create the sensation of chest pain. ...Read more

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What would cause a sudden srapid hearbeat and pvcs?

What would cause a sudden srapid hearbeat and pvcs?

Depends: Many factors. Stress, medication, sometimes no apparent reason. Electrolyte imbalance, dehydration, hypoglicemia and so on, just to name a few. Mostly it is benign, but a doctor visit should be warranted if this episodes have the tendency to repeat. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pvc's?

Pvc: There are several reasons for presence of PVCs. Sometimes you cannot find the reason. They come from the ventricles of the heart. Sometimes it is an isolated problem and sometimes it comes with some other heart diseases. They may also be triggered by external factors such as drugs medications etc. ...Read more

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Can hyperventilation cause pvc's?

Can hyperventilation cause pvc's?

Most Dr's think so: This seems to be a connection with little or no disagreement. Hyperventilation is just not a good thing for people to do for any extended time and the effects can be found throughout many systems. There are several ways you can train to breath properly - meditation, yoga, martial arts, relaxation training, etc. You'll be able to find a therapeutic path that fits your needs. Best! ...Read more

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Can metoprolol cause pvc?

It may: Often it suppresses pvcs. But there are some kinds of pvcs that are more common when the heart rate is slow as the case of patients taking metoprolol. ...Read more

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What are the causes of PVC and its treatment?

What are the causes of PVC and its treatment?

All deponds: Pvc in a young person with no structural heart disease is benign. In patients with heart disease has a different prognosis. If you have no heart disease and no symptoms no need to treat your pvc, however if is is symptomatic there are some medications such as betablockers that you can take. ...Read more

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Pvcs at a higher heart rate....Causes?

Pvcs at a higher heart rate....Causes?

Coronary disease: Pvc's that increase with a higher heart rate are possibly caused by ischemia (insufficient oxygen supply to the heart) while pvc's that go away with exercise are usually benign. You should see a cardiologist and have a stress test. ...Read more

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What would cause pvcs only of heart rate is over 100?

What would cause pvcs only of heart rate is over 100?

PVCs: Pvcs can happer any any heart rate, you don't have to have a heart rate above 100 to have pvcs. Increased caffiene, alcohol consumption and well known culprits. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like eating and stomach causes my pvcs?

Why does it feel like eating and stomach causes my pvcs?

May be.: If u have a definite relationship between eating and PVCs, u should consult a cardiologist. Eating requires more blood for stomach and may cause myocardial ischemia causing PVCs, angina, sob and fatigue in significant heart disease. U should r/o cardiomyopathy. ...Read more

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My pvcs only happen when my heart rate is over 100 what would cause that?

My pvcs only happen when my heart rate is over 100 what would cause that?

Best to get checked: Pvcs are very common and can occur for many reasons, most not very dangerous. If the fast rate is from drugs like caffeine or ocaine, they can make the heart muscle irritable and prone to extra beats. With the stress of a fast heartbeat, perhaps problems with blood flow (ischemia) or anatomy (muscle size or conduction) may play a role. Best to get good history, exam and at least ekg to check. ...Read more

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My pvcs get worse when I have tachycardia. What would cause this and is it dangerous?

My pvcs get worse when I have tachycardia. What would cause this and is it dangerous?

PVCs: There are pvcs associated with slow heart and with rapid heart, it isn't necessarily an evil implication with either situation. You should see your doctor to be evaluated to be sure they are benign pvcs. Usually if your echocardiogram is normal at your age they are benign. But your doctor can help you with this. ...Read more

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