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I can not figure out why I have anxiety. I do not feel stressed etc. I have numb/dull ache in left arm shoulder.MY heart feels like it drops. Any idea?

I can not figure out why I have anxiety. I do not feel stressed etc. I have numb/dull ache in left arm shoulder.MY heart feels like it drops. Any idea?

Effects on the heart: Anxiety can affect the heart and heart related problems can cause anxiety. For example, stress can cause palpitations, the feeling of skips, fluttering or extra beats of the heart. Also, irregular heart rhythm can lead to feelings of panic. See your doctor and address b ou th the anxiety and the potential that you may be having an irregular heart rhythm. ...Read more

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Heart feels like it stops and wakes me up or beats very quickly?

Heart feels like it stops and wakes me up or beats very quickly?

Palpitations : Get an EKG. Then if that is normal consider getting a Holter examination after discussing your situation with a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Heart feels like it is racing and b.P. Is normal, what can cau that?

Heart feels like it is racing and b.P. Is normal, what can cau that?

Several things: Certainly anxiety and caffeine can cause this, but we also worry about certain heart rhythms that can also cause it. It can be something simple like premature ventricular beats, or other more important heart rhythm problems. This can be evaluated by your doctor, usually by ordering tests like an event monitor, which is worn for up to a month, and can record when you feel the racing. ...Read more

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What do you advise for heart feels like it stopped for a sec, then beats hard once?

What do you advise for heart feels like it stopped for a sec, then beats hard once?

Palpitations see Doc: If you have other symptoms like sweating, shortness of breath, dizziness or chest pain with the skipped heart beats, you should seek immediate attention. Otherwise, see your primary doctor. Palpitations are often benign and typically we don't feel our heart beating at all. The hard beat occurs after the pause as the heart has more time to fill and squeezes harder to empty the extra blood. ...Read more

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Heart feels like it's not even beating at times because it's not beating hard. Should i be concerned?

Heart feels like it's not even beating at times because it's not beating hard. Should i be concerned?

No: It doesn't need to beat hard to pump the blood. Most of the time we are not aware that it's even working. I won't be concerned about this. ...Read more

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My heart feels like it stops then beats real hard only once after that. It's happening several times a day.?

My heart feels like it stops then beats real hard only once after that. It's happening several times a day.?

PVC: What you are having is a premature ventricular contraction (PVC) where the heart has an early beat then a pause as it falls right before a normal beat so the normal beat doesn't occur. Then the next beat takes a little longer to occur. During that time the heart fills just a little more so the next heartbeat is stronger and that's what you are feeling. It is called starlings law, heart beats harder. ...Read more

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Why could someone's heart feels like it's burning?

Why could someone's heart feels like it's burning?

Question: Heartburn is actually a gastroesophageal symptom, not a heart symptom. There is no particular heart pain that is typically described as 'burning'. That said, there is a lot of variation in how people describe what they are feeling and some doubtless describe real cardiac discomfort as burning. ...Read more

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My heart feels like is going to pop out of my chest.

WHY?: Are you having chest pains? If so, or you feel that terrible with your heart, you should seek emergent help to get your heart evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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My chest (heart) feels like it's vibrating sometimes?

My chest (heart) feels like it's vibrating sometimes?

Muscle twitch: You are probably having twitches of your chest wall muscles. Generally not a cause for concern but talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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My heart feels like it wants to come out of my chest?

My heart feels like it wants to come out of my chest?

Go to the Hospital: Please sign off of the internet and get to the doctor's office or er today. ...Read more

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My heart feels like it's sinking when I think about someone I miss?

My heart feels like it's sinking when I think about someone I miss?

Normal: The sensation you experience is normal. Try to keep yourself occupied with activities, specifically with your studies.
Or good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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When I feel stress out, my heart feels like its racing. Is that normal?

When I feel stress out, my heart feels like its racing. Is that normal?

No: Your heart should not race when you're under stress. I know to ask so have troubles with diarrhea and abdominal problems. Stress symptoms probably related. Try b multi vitamin. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I just passed out and my heart feels like it's beating hard what should I do?

I just passed out and my heart feels like it's beating hard what should I do?

Go to the ER: If you passed out, and are experiencing such symptoms afterwards, you need to be evaluated by a physician immediately. It could just be dehydration, but there are many other much more concerning causes that should be ruled out first. This includes an issue with the heart. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why is it when you feel really upset, your heart feels like its beating out of your chest?

Why is it when you feel really upset, your heart feels like its beating out of your chest?

When we are upset: We produce additional adrenaline and other neurotransmitters to mobilize our flight freeze response. This mechanism helps us fight or flee from danger. Other neurotransmitters calm it down later. Check w/doc to rule out medical conditions. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What if your heart feels like it is vibrating from time to time for 2 days and you sometimes cough due to the vibration?

What if your heart feels like it is vibrating from time to time for 2 days and you sometimes cough due to the vibration?

Palpitations: By vibrating, you probably mean sudden onset of rapid heart rate which starts and stops suddenly, it can cause shortness of breath and cough, it should be checked out by your pcp / cardiologist. It needs work up including lab / holter monitor / electrocardiograph, etc. See your md asap. ...Read more

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Sometimes my heart feels like it skips a beat, and has to catch up with the skipped beat, is this normal? It's been happening for about a year now

Sometimes my heart feels like it skips a beat, and has to catch up with the skipped beat, is this normal? It's been happening for about a year now

Probably is: Sporadic cardiac irregulararity is common in people with no heart disease. But you need to get checked by your doctor to determine that there is nothing else causing it. ...Read more

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Whay could make me keep getting like an excited feeling in my chest? My heart feels like it beats diffrent then normal again. Could it be axniety?

Sure can: However, I'd like to know your age, smoker or not, alcohol drinker or not, are you taking meds or over the counter products? How long have you been having these symptoms? Any heartburn? Do you feel winded or lightheaded when you have this sensation? In other words, there is a bit more to this job than taking a good guess. I don't like guessing when it comes to the best advice I can give you... ...Read more

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I have noticed that when I wake up my heart feels like it is racing fast panicy like, worried because this never used to happen. What could it be?

I have noticed that when I wake up my heart feels like it is racing fast panicy like, worried because this never used to happen. What could it be?

Panic attacks?: It is possible to have panic attacks in sleep, that wake you. In that case you'd have typical symptoms when you wake up. It's certainly treatable if you see a psychiatrist for an evaluation. If you haven't had a full evaluation of your general and cardiac health, please do that as well. ...Read more

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My heart feels like it is pounding hard. Is there something wrong?

My heart feels like it is pounding hard. Is there something wrong?

There can be ...: Consult with your doctor for a heart exam, including blood pressure testing and possibly echocardiogram ... ...Read more

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My heart feels like its being squeezed at times. Could this be some sort of heart disease?

My heart feels like its being squeezed at times. Could this be some sort of heart disease?

Unknown. : It could be a variety of different things, including heart related. You should discuss these symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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Went to ER heart feels like it stops then big thud and goes to normal. Happens throughout the day. All tests are normal. What can it be?

Felt beat: While you might or might not skip a beat now and then, you likely are having an occasional PVC (premature ventricular contraction), which is originated from a different spot on heart and often out of phase with pulse, so you notice it. Stress, CAFFEINE, tobacco and other stimulants can bring them on. Cut back on these, sleep enough (7+hrs/note for most folks) and they should tame down. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get so angry that my chest hurts and my heart feels like it's going to explode. I am afraid that I have caused irreversible damage to my heart.

Sometimes I get so angry that my chest hurts and my heart feels like it's going to explode. I am afraid that I have caused irreversible damage to my heart.

Effects of anger: Anger and stress are not healthy for the heart, but a cardiologist would have to evaluate you to determine what, if any, damage there is. Seeking help for the anger (whether it's by therapy, medication, yoga, or anger management classes) would be advised to help not just your heart health but your overall physical and mental well-being. ...Read more