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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

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What are the chances of death due to a heart palpitation?

What are the chances of death due to a heart palpitation?

Depends: Palpitations are an awareness of the beating of the heart. In some patients, there is no abnormality at all. In others benign premature contractions are found which are also benign. In some, supra ventricular arrhythmias are found which are benign and manageable. However, in some patients more worriesome rhythms are found and require additional work up. Please, see your physician. ...Read more

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How serious is a heart palpitation? Is it worth getting checked?

How serious is a heart palpitation? Is it worth getting checked?

Yes: Heart palpitations can be a reflection of a benign condition such as anxiety or can be symptomatic of a serious condition such as a heart rhythm abnormality. With a history, physical examination, and cardiac monitor, your physician should be able to determine the reason for your symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it ok to ride a bike as an exercise if you have a heart palpitation?

Is it ok to ride a bike as an exercise if you have a heart palpitation?

Yes and NO: It depends on the cause of the palpitation..If it is a serious arrhythmia then no but if it is a benign problem then yes. You will probably need to see a cardiologist and determine what your arrhythmia is. A monitor called a king of hearts which you wear for days may be used. ...Read more

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How do I know exactly what does a normalish heart palpitation feel like?

How do I know exactly what does a normalish heart palpitation feel like?

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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I have constant heart palpitation for 12 months.It started one day after celebrating new year.I am 22 years.What could cause constant palpitation?

I have constant heart palpitation for 12 months.It started one day after celebrating new year.I am 22 years.What could cause constant palpitation?

Palpitation: You have anxiety and taking lorazepam. Second sinus problem and hope you are not taking sudafed or sinus meds. Third there are many other problems such as heavy caffeine intake, recreational drug use, thyroid disease, heart ; valvular disease. Please see cardiologist and have history, exam, 24 hour holter monitor ; 2 d echo of heart for dysrrhythmia. Please read http:// doctorrajput.Com. ...Read more

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What distinguishes an esophagus spasm from a heart palpitation?

What distinguishes an esophagus spasm from a 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. Esophageal spasm feels like a grab in the chest and lasts as a single feeling longer than palpitations each one of which is very s short. ...Read more

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Why does alcohol cause heart palpitation?

Why does alcohol cause heart palpitation?

Let me help you: It depletes the body of magnesium, which is essential for normal heart rhythm. Because it is a diuretic, it can lead to dehydration, which adversely affects the electrolytes necessary for proper heart function. ...Read more

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How can you determine heart palpitation in infants?

How can you determine heart palpitation in infants?

No: "palpitation" is a symptom and infants can't complain of symptoms. However, you can detect an arrhythmia by palpating the pulse, listening to the heart, or placing the baby on a heart monitor or doing an ekg. ...Read more

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