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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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What is inferolateral ischemia heart deases means?

What is inferolateral ischemia heart deases means?

Coronary disease: Ischemic heart disease means part of your heart muscle does not appear to be getting enough oxygen. Inferior lateral simply describes the area of the heart involved. You should consult a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to overcome from primary coronary heart deases?

Is it possible to overcome from primary coronary heart deases?

No cure: But there ar many good treatments. Follow your doctor's advice and you'll have good prognosis. ...Read more

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Hii i have heart and kidney dease and my doctor tells me that i have very high salt what dose this mean and what causes it?

Hii i have heart and kidney dease and my doctor tells me that i have very high salt what dose this mean and what causes it?

High salt: I am not clear if your are saying Dr. says you have high salt diet or if you blood salt (sodium Na) is too high. For low salt diet for HTN causing heart and kidney disease I recommend the DASH Diet But check with dr. first. ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8 BP will start down in a few days. ...Read more

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My doctor wants blood work done evet two weeks for platlet counts . What does this mean inlarge heart, past liver dease, was a smoker 30 years, ?

My doctor wants blood work done evet two weeks for platlet counts . What does this mean inlarge heart, past liver dease, was a smoker 30 years, ?

Depends: Thrombocytopenia is commonly seen in patients with cirrhosis or impaired liver function. There isn't as much a correlation with cardiomegaly (large heart). If your doctor is concerned with your plat count as a sign of synthetic function, he may also be interested in your coags and lipid panel. ...Read more

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How is heart work?

How is heart work?

The heart is a pump.: Two pumps, really. One to the lungs, one to the whole body. The pump squeezes the blood. Valves make sure it goes the right direction. The energy of the heart squeezing turns into the energy of the blood moving. ...Read more

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How to heal a heart?

How to heal a heart?

?: A broken heart? Only time can heal a broken heart. ...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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Why my heart go so fast?

Why my heart go so fast?

Not enough info.: Are you at rest or exerting yourself? How rapid is your heart rate? Do you have symptoms corresponding to this- chest pain, palpitations, etc. ? How is your health in general? Are you taking medications that could impact heart rate? Is this something that is occurring acutely or a chronic condition? Don't have enough info to tell you. ...Read more

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How to mend a broken heart?

How to mend a broken heart?

An Age Old Question: The topic of many poems, sonnets, and songs, to which there is no easy answer. Try to occupy your life with the good things-friends, activities, and other healthy endeavors. A broken heart heals in time. ...Read more

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I feel hert under my heart?

I feel hert under my heart?

See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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Can your heart have spasms?

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Can your heart have spasms?

Not really: The heart muscle contracts rhythmically, which is how it pumps; you can consider these spasms, i suppose, but a true uncontrolled spasm would be fairly instant death due to loss of blood supply. The coronary arteries can have spasms that will manifest as chest pain, aka prinzmetal angina. ...Read more

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Poking feeling in my heart?

Poking feeling in my heart?

Hard to know: Poking sensation in heart does not sound worrisome for heart disease especially in 35 yo female. Benign nature would be supported by lack of exertional symptoms and negative family hx of structural disease. Would be worthwhile to have ekg and a good listen to ensure nothing is amiss, but at end of day, this sounds to be more musculoskeletal or perhaps esophageal. ...Read more

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How to heal a broken heart?

How to heal a broken heart?

Time and prayer: I am sorry for your hurt. It is generally helpful to talk to a friend or trusted family member. Please remember that it will get better and you need to keep busy. It would be good to participate in your family's holiday activities. Prayer is more helpful than is usually realized. Wishing you a speedy recovery, a happy new year and happiness always! ...Read more

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What is a pci on the heart?

What is a pci on the heart?

PCI: Percutanous intervention. This is a procedure where a catheter is place in an artery and run up to the heart where the cardiologist balloons or stents the artery open. ...Read more

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Can i die of a broken heart?

It depends: It depends on your actions and how you choose to cope. Please seek medical help if you have any thoughts of hurting yourself. A broken heart by itself won't kill you; the human body is amazingly resilient in healing. Allow time to your heal your wounds. Don't engage in behaviors like excessive alcohol use, smoking or risky behaviors, which can lead to unintended future health problems.Stay strong! ...Read more

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What causes a heart illness?

What causes a heart illness?

Heart disease: many causes, metabolic, inherited, infectious, degenerative, inflammatory, atherosclerotic, toxic, and others ...Read more