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Doctor insights on: Heart Palitations

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What are the causes of heart palpitation?

What are the causes of heart palpitation?

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more

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How does a heart palpitation feel?

How does a heart palpitation feel?

Palpitation Sx: Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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How do you describe a heart palpitation?

How do you describe a heart palpitation?

Various ways: Most people describe their heart as beating too fast, too hard, or irregular. Some say it feels like fluttering or skipping a beat. Palpitations are a symptom, and a doctor can usually find a diagnosis to explain your symptoms. ...Read more

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What does a heart palpitation feel like?

What does a heart palpitation feel like?

Fluttering: It is like a fluttering sensation in your chest. Some say it feels like something turning over. It can be a skipping sensation or a feeling of the heart racing in your chest. Some patients even describe it as painful. It is an awareness of your heart beating. ...Read more

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How to stop my serious heart palpitation?

How to stop my serious heart palpitation?

Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol , street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a heart palpitation?

What are the symptoms of a heart palpitation?

Palpitation Sx: Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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What can I do about severe heart palpitation?

What can I do about severe heart palpitation?

Palpitations: Need to diffrentiate underlying etiology. Need to diagnose whether it is from anxiety disorder or cardiac arrythmias. You will get benefit from ekg, holter monitor and/or event monitor. You should see a pcp and eventually a cardiologist. ...Read more

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What can you do to address a heart palpitation?

What can you do to address a heart palpitation?

Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol , street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more

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Do esophogal spasms feel like a heart palpitation?

Pain not palpitation: Most describe esophageal spasm as an intense squeezing/ pressure discomfort that definitely gets your attention and lasts 10-20 minutes. (versus palpitations, which are morelike fluttering/ drumming sensation and not necessarily painful). ...Read more