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31 yr old female having constant heart flutters, tired, dizzy when standing up, very scared of dying or having a heart attack. Was diagnosed with GAD?

31 yr old female having constant heart flutters, tired, dizzy when standing up, very scared of dying or having a heart attack. Was diagnosed with GAD?

Keep doing right: You were diagnosed - that was a good start. Now seek CBT therapy to manage anxiety - if needed, they'll refer for Rx. But the learning is the important part. You'll discover how to evaluate yourself and how to relax your body's chemical reactions. It's a definite help for millions and millions! ...Read more

Flutter (Definition)

Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm in the top of the heart in which the top of the heart beats very fast but very regularly (as opposed to atrial fibrillation which is always irregular) and can lead to a rapid heart rate and ...Read more


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Why am i gettin constant heart flutters and dizzy spells and shortness of breath for the last few weeks ?

Why am i gettin constant heart flutters and dizzy spells and shortness of breath for the last few weeks 
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See doctor ASAP..,: Your symptoms may be due to an abnormal heart rhythm resulting in dizziness and shortness of breath. You ought to be evaluated in the er as this can be life-threatening. If your symptoms are relatively mild, see your doctor asap to have an evaluation. To evaluate this as an outpatient, you will need an outpatient heart monitor. If these symptoms are happening often, however, then get to the er! ...Read more

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Had extreme heart flutters, nausea, dizziness, arm and back pain. Persistant flutters about every 20 beats for over 3 hrs. 37 yr old female smoker who has had minor flutters since i was a child. Usually take aspirin and feel a little better. Have had ekg'

Had extreme heart flutters, nausea, dizziness, arm and back pain. Persistant flutters about every 20 beats for over 3 hrs. 37 yr old female smoker who has had minor flutters since i was a child. Usually take aspirin and feel a little better. Have had ekg'

Need a cardiologist: And if possible, a cardiologist who specializes in heart rhythm disturbances. There are many ways to diagnose these disturbances to determine if they are likely to be serious, and if so how to treat them properly. Usually, more than an ECG is needed, and studies in an electrophysiology laboratory may be needed for a definitive answer to your problem. If you smoke, stop. Avoid excess caffeine etc. ...Read more

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Constant heart fluttering, weak, shakiness, dizziness, wake up so hungry, feel like I have to make bowel movement. More in the am?

Constant heart fluttering, weak, shakiness, dizziness, wake up so hungry, feel like I have to make bowel movement. More in the am?

Weak, shaky: I strongly recommend that you see -- 1: Your primary doctor. 2: A Psychologist that will help you feel more comfortable. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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What kind of arrhythmia would cause your heart to flutter, dizzy, like no beats in between and scared. It felt like a lot if pvcs in a row.

What kind of arrhythmia would cause your heart to flutter, dizzy, like no beats in between and scared. It felt like a lot if pvcs in a row.

Several....: There are several arrhythmias that can cause these symptoms including atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter, PVCs that can occur as "runs" where there are several in a row. Ventricular arrhythmias, besides PVCs, would likely cause more symptoms, like passing out. The best way to figure out what is wrong is to have a Holter monitor placed for at least a few days so see your doctor ASAP or go to ER! ...Read more

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Keep going dizzy and heart flutters?

Rhythm : Sounds like its possible you are having a rhythm problem. See a doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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I feel my heart flutter when going from a squating position to a standing position. No dizziness just heart flutter feeling. Is this normal?

I feel my heart flutter when going from a squating position to a standing position. No dizziness just heart flutter feeling. Is this normal?

Most probably: What you are having are extrabeats like premature atrial or ventricular contractions. Can be normal in a young healthy person. If continue a holter test and ekg good idea. Also excess coffee and energy drinks, dehydration if during exercise, hyperthyroidism, cold medicine, street drugs like marihuana, lack of physical conditioning etc. To mention few. See your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Heart flutters that last a few seconds and lightheaded and a bit dizzy and shakey after the flutter ends?

Heart flutters that last a few seconds and lightheaded and a bit dizzy and shakey after the flutter ends?

Rhythm problem: Sounds like it could be a rhythm problem. Not necessarily serious, but should be checked by a doc, who will have easy tools to find out what is going on (ECG, Rhythm monitoring). Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more