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Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Palpitations: You are having palpitations, which can be caused by many things, including thyroid issues, anxiety, arrhythmias, caffeine, hypoglycemia, among many other things. You need to be evaluated both with blood tests and possibly with a 24 hour monitor called a holter monitor to see what the heart is doing during these episodes from an electrical standpoint. ...Read more

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I had a heart ablation 9 weeks ago! I have been having shoulder pain for the last 4 nights. I was wondering if this is part of the ablasion?

I had a heart ablation 9 weeks ago! I have been having shoulder pain for the  last 4 nights. I was wondering if this is part of the ablasion?

More details please: It is unlikely but possible depending on the extent of the ablation, zone of the ablation. There is always risk of a possible damage and perforation to ablated site which can present with a variety of symptoms. In your case it has been quite some time and chances are it is not related.Is it only when you sleep? WHen exercising? can you describe the pain ...Read more

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Whats a heart murmor?

Whats a heart murmor?

Murmur: A murmur is a noise caused by turbulent flow in a vessel or the heart. Anemia often causes an increased heart rate which can cause a murmur. Abnormal valves or connections between chambers can also cause murmur. ...Read more

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Why do hearts flutter?

Why do hearts flutter?

Fast heart rate: When someone's heart rate is fast (more than 100 beats per minute), it can feel like heart fluttering. It can have different causes from very benign, no needing treatment to life threatening. The term 'atrial flutter' describes an abnormally fast rhythm where the electricity in the upper chamber of the heart goes round and round a large circle. ...Read more

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What is heart desease?

What is heart desease?

Heart disease: Is a nonspecific term that refers to conditions which impair the heart's ability to function. They include rhythm disturbances, structural disturbances, infectious disturbances, inflammatory disturbances, malignant processes, toxic processes and others....... ...Read more

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What causes a inlarge heart?

What causes a inlarge heart?

Cardiomegaly: Heart enlargement has many causes ranging from high blood pressure to various forms of cardiomyopathy and valvular diseases. See and md if this is a concern. ...Read more

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What are heart stents used for?

What are heart stents used for?

Open blockages: Stents are used primarily to help keep open a blockage after it has been opened with a balloon. Prior to stents, anywhere from 20-50% of the narrowings came back within 6 months. Since the introduction of stents, that rate is down to less than 5%. ...Read more

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Whats an innocents heart murmor ?

Whats an innocents heart murmor ?

Normal: All heart murmurs are sound caused by blood flow. Abnormal connections (holes), obstructing muscle, blocked arteries, and abnormal valves can all cause murmurs that are not "innocent." in many children, and some adults, normal blood flow can also cause noise. A normal murmur is another name for an innocent or functional murmur. Innocent murmurs do not turn into abnormalities. ...Read more

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