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Taking Lamictal, Lithium, Welbutrin. My heart rate 117-120 when I saw dr a couple times. Have headaches. Can fast heartbeat cause headaches?

Taking Lamictal, Lithium, Welbutrin. My heart rate 117-120 when I saw dr a couple times. Have headaches. Can fast heartbeat cause headaches?

Mild tachycardia, : or rapid heart rate, doesn't cause headaches. Lithium, Lamictal & Wellbutrin (bupropion) each can cause headaches. Your medication list implies that your diagnosis is Bipolar Disorder Type I. Do not alter any doses of any of med except at your psychiatrist's direction. See your primary MD routinely to check your blood pressure, weight, CBC & other labs since you need to stay on these meds & acetazolamide. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Was put on zpack for bronchitis and today have very bad headache, fast heartbeat, dizziness, and shaking. Is it a side effect and what should I do?

Was put on zpack for bronchitis and today have very bad headache, fast heartbeat, dizziness, and shaking. Is it a side effect and what should I do?

Go to doctor: Could be a side effect. Is not real common but can cause a cardiac problem and you would need an ekg to have it diagnosed but it would have the symptoms you describe ...Read more

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I had a fever of 102.2 yesterday even after it died down from medicine and a horrible headache, fast heartbeat, nausea, and a bad sore throat. Why?

I had a fever of 102.2 yesterday even after it died down from medicine and a horrible headache, fast heartbeat, nausea, and a bad sore throat. Why?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Last night when I got home I started shaking, I was nauseated and I had a headache. My heartbeat was fast. What could be causing these symptoms?

Last night when I got home I started shaking, I was nauseated and I had a headache. My heartbeat was fast. What could be causing these symptoms?

Possible: its tough to tell without a full history and physical. It could be the rate caused your symptoms, its more likely the underlying problem caused the heart to go fast. this is called a reactive tachycardia. simply put ,when the body is "stressed" the heart reacts by increasing it rate. sounds like maybe you have a viral syndrome like the flu that set thing off. see your family doc. ...Read more

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High fever (102-103), swollen tonsils/lymph nodes, headache, hard to swallow, fast heartbeat, shivering. 26, female. Getting worse over 3 day period.

High fever (102-103), swollen tonsils/lymph nodes, headache, hard to swallow, fast heartbeat, shivering. 26, female. Getting worse over 3 day period.

Pharyngitis: If you are getting worse you should see your doctor. Try and keep your fever under control with acetaminophen and ibuprofen, and be sure to drink more liquids than normal to stay hydrated. Your doctor can check you for strep throat, but many viruses can cause the same symptoms. ...Read more

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I found that lately if i fall asleep and wake back up i get a headache that just lasts a couple minutes and a fast heartbeat. What could that be?

I found that lately if i fall asleep and wake back up i get a headache that just lasts a couple minutes and a fast heartbeat. What could that be?

See below: It may be symptoms of sleep apnea. Do you gasp or choke for breath periodically at night, have daytime sleepiness, dry mouth, or night time acid reflux? Then those may be symptoms of sleep apnea. A visit to a sleep physician may help in discerning if that is the case. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I keep getting fast heartbeat, hot cold flushes and but when i drink water i feel better. And I have a really bad headache?

I keep getting fast heartbeat, hot cold flushes and but when i drink water i feel better. And I have a really bad headache?

Acute or chronic? : You sound like you're coming down with something! is this an acute problem? You may very well have the flu. Try taking your temperature in the evening. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may be your best friend. ...Read more

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Persistent headaches on random parts of head, few second spells of dizziness, fast heartbeat ... Normal reactions, eyesight is fine and smell is fine?

Persistent headaches on random parts of head, few second spells of dizziness, fast heartbeat ... Normal reactions, eyesight is fine and smell is fine?

Headaches: With this pattern of symptoms could be many things. Most benign. If symptoms continue for next 2-3 days, please see your healthcare provider for evaluation. Hope this helps. Good luck ...Read more

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Ive been having alot of symptoms for 3 years dyzziness headaches tired inthis i felt my heart beat fast and ?

Ive been having alot of symptoms for 3 years dyzziness headaches tired inthis i felt my heart beat fast and ?

Complicated: Impossible to diagnose your illness in this setting. With chronic fatigue, dizziness, and headaches, a full evaluation is justified. Germany has an excellent healthcare system - I urge you to take advantage of it. Best wishes and Viel Gl├╝ck! ...Read more

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Can a fast heart beat and headache come with Mono? My heart rate is reading normal but I can still feel it.

Can a fast heart beat and headache come with Mono? My heart rate is reading normal but I can still feel it.

Head ache: Head ache and fast heart beat can happen with any acute infection not necessarily with Mono. If your heart rate is normal it is not fast heart beat. Feeling it might be from skipped beat or hyperdynamic circulation with any acute infection or anemia or other reasons. ...Read more

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Whenever I get nervous or excited, anything that makes my heart beat fast, I would always have headaches and my forehead would either feel hot or cold?

Whenever I get nervous or excited, anything that makes my heart beat fast, I would always have headaches and my forehead would either feel hot or cold?

Fight or flight: This sound like it is an exaggerated hormonal normal response to stress. Have your doctor assess your Vital signs under stress (treadmill stress test). Some individuals have exaggerated responses requiring medical therapy (eg: beta blockers to counter act the sympathetic surge) ...Read more

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I need to know if im going to be put on medication. I have bad anxiety,suicidal thought, heart beat hard and fast, dizzy and headache panicattack etc?

I need to know if im going to be put on medication. I have bad anxiety,suicidal thought, heart beat hard and fast, dizzy and headache panicattack etc?

It's possible : Based on the symptoms you describe it is very possible that you will be given a medication . That is not to say that other treatment modalities are not going to be used such as therapy . Having suicidal thoughts are very concerning and you need to seek medical care immediately . There are many resources out there and many people can overcome what you are experiencing and live a normal life. ...Read more

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Side effects of nortripline. Doc said take at night for headaches. Worried about side effects while i'm sleeping. Like fast heart beat. I have murmor?

Side effects of nortripline. Doc said take at night for headaches. Worried about side effects while i'm sleeping. Like fast heart beat. I have murmor?

No problem.: Nortriptylline has few and easily managed side effects. A murmur in general would not be affected in any significant way by nortriptylline.D. ...Read more

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Why do I feel extreme headache, vomiting, weak, shaky, heavy eyes, fast heart beat and hungry all of a sudden?I have migraine.

Why do I feel extreme headache, vomiting, weak, shaky, heavy eyes, fast heart beat and hungry all of a sudden?I have migraine.

Dysautonomia - MVP : Migraines, rapid heartbeats, stomach symptoms are often associated with dysautonomia / mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. See doctor to be checked . Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon.Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. ...Read more

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Just woke up . Fast heart beat, dizzy , stomach problems all night , bilirubin has been elevated for days , horrible headache . Sleep it off or ER?

Just woke up . Fast heart beat, dizzy , stomach problems all night , bilirubin has been elevated for days , horrible headache . Sleep it off or ER?

Bilirubin?: How do you know your bilirubin has been elevated? From your 'procedures' it looks like you've left out a lot of information. You should discuss this with the Docs taking care of you and ordering the CT, Echo etc. that you list. ...Read more

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What causes delayed burping, pain in the back of neck, difficulty breathing and choking feeling, headache and fast heart beat?

What causes delayed burping, pain in the back of neck, difficulty breathing and choking feeling, headache and fast heart beat?

Many possibilities: Honestly,I wish I could ask you more questions to better answer this.I am assuming all these symptoms are happening at the same time and have a seeming relationship with each other?How often does it occur?Is it sudden?If all at once suddenly have to think about an allergic reaction to something or maybe infection like meningitis.Need more info.If this is now and u can't breathe well,seek care now ...Read more

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31m Tension headaches migraines for 3 months. Clicking /ticking feeling and noise when my heart beat / pulse is going fast. Lump feeling in throat / tightness. Shallow breathing weak pulse feeling

31m Tension headaches migraines for 3 months. Clicking /ticking feeling and noise when my heart beat / pulse is going fast. Lump feeling in throat / tightness. Shallow breathing weak pulse feeling

Tension headaches: Here is some general advice on headaches. For specifics to your situation re diagnosis and treatment you will need to consult with a doctor licensed in your area as treatment will depend on the diagnosis and your other health conditions. https://patient.info/health/migraine-leaflet ...Read more

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Hello i was wondering if you could tell me what is going on with my body im only 19 yrs old I have been having sever chest pain, headaches, heat flashes, sweaty palms, tired ness, fast heart beat, lower pain in the back and stomach, numbness in the arms a

Hello i was wondering if you could tell me what is going on with my body im only 19 yrs old I have been having sever chest pain, headaches, heat flashes, sweaty palms, tired ness, fast heart beat, lower pain in the back and stomach, numbness in the arms a

??Panic attack: These are symptoms of panic attacks:"racing" heart.Feeling weak, faint, or dizzy tingling or numbness in the hands and fingers sense of terror, or impending doom or death feeling sweaty or having chills chest pains. Breathing difficulties feeling a loss of control. Your symptoms suspicious for panic attack. Please get checked by md and get treated. ...Read more

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