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I get out of breath and my heart starts? Beating fast for absolutely no reason and then stops. What could this be?

I get out of breath and my heart starts? Beating fast for absolutely no reason and then stops. What could this be?

May be serious: There are many things that could be going on that cause the sense that your heart is beating fast at times. Most commonly, it is a "premature beat" that feels like a flutter and is harmless. However, it can be other dangerous heart rhythms too, so this is something I would definitely get checked out as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My heart is beating so fast! What is the reason? And what should I do to reduce this situation? Eat?

My heart is beating so fast! What is the reason? And what should I do to reduce this situation? Eat?

Get it checked out: The seriousness of this depends on how fast it is beating. Anything above 120 needs urgently evaluation in an er. Or if you are not sure how fast it is bearing go to an er. It could be a cardiac rhythm disturbance that needs special treatment. ...Read more

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Occasionally get anxiety but lately I keep waking up with heart beating fast and anxious feeling for no reason. Am I subconsciously anxious?

Occasionally get anxiety but lately I keep waking up with heart beating fast and anxious feeling for no reason. Am I subconsciously anxious?

Diagnosis: Is needed. Anxiety may be the issue or part of the issue. There may also be something medical happening like thyroid imbalance or other hormones. Please see your doc. He/she can test, diagnose, etc. If anxiety is a major factor, a mental health professional can help w/stress management. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Please explain why does my heart beat really fast for no reason sometimes?

Please explain why does my heart beat really fast for no reason sometimes?

Possible anxiety: Causes of tachycardia are anxiety, panic disorder, high blood pressure, poor blood supply to the heart muscle due to coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis), heart valve disease, heart failure, heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy), tumors, or infections
other medical conditions such as thyroid disease, certain lung diseases, electrolyte imbalance, and alcohol or drugs. ...Read more

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Why does my heart beat increase really fast at rare times for no reason?

Why does my heart beat increase really fast at rare times for no reason?

Arrhythmia?: You may have an arrhythmia such as supraventricular tachycardia (svt). Your doctor can have you wear a heart monitor to capture your ekg during your symptoms. ...Read more

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I am 26 years old. Sometimes after walking my heart beat gets fast. What's the reason?

I am 26 years old. Sometimes after walking my heart beat gets fast. What's the reason?

Fast heart beat: Unfortunately, from your history it is not clear how fast it gets. Up to 100 and even 110 if regular are normal if fair amount of exertion is experienced. With intense exercise pulse may rise to 140-160 beats per minutes. More history about your heart beat is needed to determine if anything is wrong. An ECG may further help determine if there are heart abnormalities. ...Read more

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Is sudden increase in the heart beat rate without any reason normal?

Is sudden increase in the heart beat rate without any reason normal?

How high?: Sudden increase in any vital sign have to investigated. Any other symptom associated during the episodes, like dizziness, near fainting, sweating, chest pain? Possibles causes are anxiety attacks, excess caffeine or energy drinks, hyperthyroid state, dehydration, heart problems like arrhythmias or conduction defects. See your doctor for good history and physical ...Read more

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SIR MY SON AGED 19 YRS SUFFERWITH 106 DEGREE FEAVER. WITH INCREASE IN HEART BEAT. WHAT IS REASON?

SIR MY SON AGED 19 YRS SUFFERWITH 106 DEGREE FEAVER. WITH INCREASE IN HEART BEAT. WHAT IS REASON?

Really high fever.: The increase in heart rate could be due to the fever. But regardless, that fever is very VERY high and deserves immediate medical attention in an emergency room. ...Read more

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I had breakfast at 130pm after tht I went to emergency from where I came back at 11pm so didn't eat dr told me baby heart beat low 71 is tht the reason?

I had breakfast at 130pm after tht I went to emergency from where I came back at 11pm so didn't eat dr told me baby heart beat low 71 is tht the reason?

It could be: It is important to eat regular meals during pregnancy. Feel free to consult with a nutritionist. You need to talk to your OB as soon as possible about the low fetal heart beats to see if there is a problem. Good luck with your pregnancy. ...Read more

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My sister just had an ultrasound and found no heart beat (she was 10 weeks). She has a flight in two days, is there any reason she shouldn't fly?

My sister just had an ultrasound and found no heart beat (she was 10 weeks). She has a flight in two days, is there any reason she shouldn't fly?

Miscarriage: If the fetus of a pregnant woman has no heartbeat, there is no way to tell, when the pregnancy will be aborted. An abortion is heralded by uterine cramps and spotting/bleeding, eventually the passage of the "products of conception", i.e., tissue clots. The quickest way to end this situation is by performing a dilatation and curettage, i.e, surgically emptying the uterus. ...Read more

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Is a sudden raise of the heart beat for like 66 BPM to 95 bpm, during 10 seconds, at rest and for no reason, considered an arrithmia and dangerous?

Is a sudden raise of the heart beat for like 66 BPM to 95 bpm, during 10 seconds, at rest and for no reason, considered an arrithmia and dangerous?

Not likely dangerous: An abrupt change in rate below 100 beats/minute may indicate nothing at all but it can indicate presence of anxiety, or something that triggers an adrenaline rush (position change, breathing, caffeine, supplement, medication). See if it is related to one of these things or change in position. If it continues without explanation, please see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to ectopic heart beat then nothing for say a few months then thay return again and can worry or anxiety be a reason thanks?

Is it normal to ectopic heart beat then nothing for say a few months then thay return again and can worry or anxiety be a reason thanks?

Not usually.: Typically stress/anxiety causes the heart to race by activating the "adrenaline" part of the nervous system. This may also cause the frequency of ectopic beats to increase. ...Read more

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What's symptoms causes persistent couphing at nights, persistent sweating and at rare times increased heart beat for no reason?

Cough at night: Several reason.
Most common one is due to asthma, allergy, bronchitis and postnasal drips.
Heart failure (which I do not expect in 20 year old person) also is on the list.
Please talk to your pcp. ...Read more

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I've had this symptoms for more than a year persistent couphing at nites, persistent sweating and increased heart beat for no reason?

I've had this symptoms for more than a year persistent couphing at nites, persistent sweating and increased heart beat for no reason?

Night Sweats: Night sweats can result from a number of different causes. Having too many blankets on the bed and menopause are common causes. In other cases, night sweats may be due to medical conditions. For instance, influenza, hiv/aids, hepatitis (liver inflammation), and endocarditis (infection of the heart lining) are all associated with night sweats. In addition, severe illnesses, such as cancer and tuber. ...Read more

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Rapid heart beat at rest reason to call doc?

Rapid heart beat at rest reason to call doc?

Maybe, maybe not: Normal hr at rest is around 60-100 bmp. Sometime emotional excitement, even when you are resting, it can be a bit fast. Also, if you have taken some cold medicine/decongestants, or too much caffeine/energy drinks, or all of the above together can really speed up your heart. Asthma medicine--albuterol etc. Can increase hr. So, if u have no reason for fast hr, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi sir with my heart beat all my body is shaking I do ECG AND STRESS TEST REPORT is normal what's the reason?

Hi sir with my heart beat all my body is shaking I do ECG AND STRESS TEST REPORT is normal what's the reason?

Palpitations: Were you suggested for a Holter or event monitor? I would ask your physician if these tests can be done w you which can potentially diagnose extra beats. ...Read more

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Hi sir with my heart beat all my body is shaking I do ECG AND STRESS TEST REPORT is normal what's the reason? I don't have credit card

Hi sir with my heart beat all my body is shaking I do ECG AND STRESS TEST REPORT is normal what's the reason? I don't have credit card

Taking pulse: Start with taking pulse per minute. You may need a 24 hour Holter or an event recorder to capture ECG during your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from severe anxiety lately. I have no appetite and my heart beat goes crazy at random times. Is this a reason to seek a doctor?

I have been suffering from severe anxiety lately. I have no appetite and my heart beat goes crazy at random times. Is this a reason to seek a doctor?

Yes: Either it is a psychological or medical disorder- both are important to your well being and this needs to be evaluated by a pcp. ...Read more

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Tachycardia chest pain breathless and coughing. Everyday all day for the past months, what is wrong? Feels like my heart is beating out my chest.

Tachycardia chest pain breathless and coughing. Everyday all day for the past months, what is wrong? Feels like my heart is beating out my chest.

Allergy or anxiety: If these symptoms were due to a very serious disease, such as pulmonary embolism, heart attack, aortic dissection, pneumonia, etc., the symptoms simply do not linger for months without a catastrophic event occurring. Plus, 23 year olds simply do not have blockages in their coronary arteries or heart attacks. You need to have an ekg, chest x-ray, blood work, and a good physical exam to confirm. ...Read more

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What causes tachycardia? Should a rapid heart beat be a concern?

Tachycardia: "Tachycardia" means rapid heart rate. Any stress will make your heart beat fast: fear, anxiety, pain, anger, walking, lifting your arms, standing up. Also: fever, anemia, XS thyroid, infection, pregnancy, and many many other conditions as well. The underlying cause should be addressed if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Am in first trimester I really feel fatigue more sleepy feel tachycardia inc in heart beat n nausea n vomiting plz tell me reason n solution?

Am in first trimester I really feel fatigue more sleepy feel tachycardia inc in heart beat n nausea n vomiting plz tell me reason n solution?

You ate pregnant: Pregnancy is the reason and eventual solution to your issues. By the way, I hope you have already initiated prenatal care with an OB MD to share your issues with him/her. ...Read more

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What is good for treating tachycardia and irregular heart beat?

What is good for treating tachycardia and irregular heart beat?

Depends: A thorough work up should be done. If possible the exact type of arrythmia should be determined and this will help target and treat the underlying problem. As a general rule beta blockers will help. If its atrial fibrillation then anticoagulation may be needed. Occasionally eps will be needed an ablation used to treat the problem. Blood work to check for electrolyte, thyroid levels, echo for mvp.. ...Read more

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Can a forceful heart beat/tachycardia cause weight loss?

Can a forceful heart beat/tachycardia cause weight loss?

Not normally: But a rapid heart beat should be worked up and if it is caused by hyperthyroidism it is the hyper thyroid state that can cause weight loss ...Read more

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My resting heart beat is over 90+ at least to 120. What does this mean? Could it be more then sinus tachycardia?

My resting heart beat is over 90+ at least to 120. What does this mean? Could it be more then sinus tachycardia?

Tachycardia: Seems that you have innapropriate sinus tachycardia. You should have a cardiologist look into that. ...Read more

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Experience tight band like feeling around chest, tachycardia/forceful heart beat, weak. .. after eating. Lasts a while. What can cause this?

Experience tight band like feeling around chest, tachycardia/forceful heart beat, weak. .. after eating. Lasts a while. What can cause this?

Chest pain after eat: If the symptoms occur only after eating - makes me think less of a cardiac cause. Sounds more like a hiatal hernia or GE reflux. A hiatal hernia may press on the nerves around the heart causing your symptoms. I might suggest that you see your family doctor - get an EKG to exclude ongoing heart ischemia and consider an UGI x-ray or a barium swallow x-ray. Good luck. ...Read more

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During birth my babies heart beat went up, so my ob decided to get her out ASAP. Within 20mins I had delivered her but she stayed in the hospital care for the next 5 days with tachycardia. Resting rate around 200 and spiking around 240-250. We had a lot o

During birth my babies heart beat went up, so my ob decided to get her out ASAP. Within 20mins I had delivered her but she stayed in the hospital care for the next 5 days with tachycardia. Resting rate around 200 and spiking around 240-250. We had a lot o

Question cut off: I'm sorry;however your question got cut off before it got to the actual question. Please ask again with less text or reach out to a physician through healthtap prime for a more thorough and individualized discussion. ...Read more

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Heart investigations have been fine. Yet still gettig chest pain, tachycardia, hard heart beat, palpitations, short of breath and fatigue. Wht else?

Heart investigations have been fine. Yet still gettig chest pain, tachycardia, hard heart beat, palpitations, short of breath and fatigue. Wht else?

Primary physician: I am assuming you are no using any street drugs. Also assuming ekg, stress test, holter were negative. Excessive coffee, energy drinks, and other medication can give your symptoms. Endocrine conditions like overactive thyroid. Anxiety disorders another possibility. I will continue with a good trusted physician that can expend time with you and get a good history and physical. ...Read more

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Is there a reason why I am always tired and why is my heart always beating fast?

? Anemia: Anemia (low red blood cell count) could cause both of those symptoms. It can be easily checked in most doctor's offices. ...Read more