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Heart Irregularities And Insomnia
What can cause a fast heart rate, high blood pressure especially diastolic, nervousness and headaches? On bp, depression and anxiety meds.
Having some heart palpitations with drowsiness, low BP and general feeling of constant tiredness. Heart attack or stroke?
What other medicines are there for panic attacks n anxiety i'm using citalopram but causing palpitations and irregular heart beat..Thanx !
There are many: Palpitations are a more common sign of anxiety than they are a side effect of the medicines used to treat anxiety. A heart monitor could be useful to help diagnose the source of your palpitations. Thatch go a long way in making you feel better. Knowing what is happening can be empowering. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart palpatations, occasional chest pain, mild panic attacks, irritable, overeating and lack of concentration/motivation. Why?
Stress: Life is full of stress. You have symptoms that are all attributable to stress. Relaxation techniques, transcendental mediation, yoga, self-hypnosis, spiritual counseling, psychotherapy - all can help. Sometimes meds are useful. As a starter, look at this site: http://www.dawnbuse.com/relaxation.htm Good luck, Lucy. ...Read more
Can lack of bowel movements cause hbp, pounding racing heart rates, and chest pains? Been checked w/ct, heart monitor. All negative.
Can congenital heart disease and impending heart attacks cause excessive sweating, esp. On the forehead?
Adrenaline: Anytime the heart is not functioning normally, the body can react by having excessive responses from the nervous and endocrine systems. As a result, faster heart rates, changes in blood pressure and sweating can occur, common to the classic fight-or-flight response. Excessive sweating for no apparent reason can be a red flag to warn about a heart attack even before any chest pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms: Hyperthyroid comes to mind but the symptoms listed could be many things. ...Read more
Can anxiety attacks that cause pounding heart and palpitations cause damage to the heart and lead to heart failure since they are intense?
Not immediately: Also, mot in the near future, but it does take a toll on your entire body including cardiovascular health. It's a good reason to find a good CBT therapist and learn how to avoid, reduce and manage anxiety. So, don't add another cause for anxiety - instead start to correct the problem. Life will be better overall. ...Read more
Can palpitations resulting from stress and emotional anxiety result in sudden cardiac arrest? How do relaxants such as xanax (alprazolam) and lexaurin help?
Palpitations and stress: Xanax, (alprazolam) enhances release of GABA's in the brain, which has inhibitory activity on the brain's output of excitatory neurotransmitters, including norepinephrine, serotonin, acetyl choline and dopamine. Anxiety generates release of catecholamines on the conduction system of the heart, and on the myocytes. Which precipitates premature contractions, in presence of coronary disease may result in death ...Read more
Can anxiety cause your heart rate to stay increased for hours/days? Heart x-ray, EKG, blood work normal. Sinus Tachycardia from anxiety?
EKG cannot be normal: Short answer, yes anxiety CAN cause elevated heart rate, duration varies with degree of anxiety (episode vs. chronic). An EKG should not be "normal" however, as sinus tachycardia would show up and make an EKG abnormal. This may require the attention of a local internist or cardiologist to further clarify, identify and treat or counsel. ...Read more
Albuterol can cause chest tightness, irregular heart beat, high BP, and anxiety. I have Irritable Heart Syndrome. Is this safe to take for allergies?
Medicine indication: The albuterol can cause those symptoms, but not always. It's possible it could mimic the symptoms of irritable heart syndrome but should not cause damage to the heart. Albuterol is not commonly used as an allergy drug unless you get allergy-induced asthma/bronchospasm. If your allergic symptoms are more nose and eyes, albuterol will not be helpful relief. Try an antihistamine or nasal steroid Rx. ...Read more
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