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Heart Palpitation Due To Excessive Biotin
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 ...Read more
Not likely.: Heart attack occurs when there is a mismatch between amount of blood needed by heart muscle and amount that can be supplied by heart blood vessels. Technically yes, you can speed heart rate up enough to outstrip oxygen supply, but a normal stomach and thirst will probably limit caffeine intake first. With more potent vaso and cardio active meds or a damaged heart, it is entirely possible. ...Read more
I have low blood pressure, excessive thirst, pounding and irregular heartbeat. Is there one underlying cause?
Heart as an organ: The heart is a sensitive organ and as such likes a certain mileu. Acid reflux (heart burn) is not a comfortable condition with acid in an otherwise alkaline mileu (esophagus), hence can cause GI pain and/or masquerade as chest pain. This perturbs the heart and has been associated with atrial fibrillation and/or simple extra beats. This is the explanation that is believed presently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: B12 is involved in blood cell formation and nervous system function. Its deficiency can result in macrocytic (large blood cell size), and a host of neurological and GI symptoms. Some feel stamina and energy level might be affected. No connection to irregular heartbeat. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Indirectly, yes.: Water pills can cause dehydration which may make the blood pressure drop and the heart rate rise that you might sense as heart palpations. Most water pills can also cause potassium levels to drop which can then cause heart rhythm disturbances. REGARDLESS, these are SERIOUS symptoms. Please seek immediate emergency medical care. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Irregular heartbeats: I think it would be first priority to make sure that these irregular heartbeats are truly just due to anxiety and not to some intrinsic heart rhythm disturbance or systemic medical issue. Depending on cause, irregular heartbeats themselves can be dangerous, and as such they require investigation into cause. ...Read more
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
What would be the problem causing chest pain and irregular heart beat while taking synthroid (thyroxine)? Can it cause mi ?
See Below: Any chest pain needs to be investigated by a physician to rule out cardiac origin. Synthroid (thyroxine) may cause tachycardia or irregular heart beats if the dose of the medication is higher that what the patient needs. That is why thyroid functions tests need to be done while on Synthroid (thyroxine) to make sure that the dose is adequate. ...Read more
Could obesity itself cause constant tachycardia(fast heart rate, even resting), heart flutters, and palpitations?
It is not clear.: Many things can cause heart palpitation. Are you taking too much caffeine? Are you takeing red bull or mountain dew? Depends on the type of inhaler that you have as this can cause palpitation and can cause you to stay awake. If you are wheezing have you been told you have asthma, See your doctor ...Read more
Can anxiety and high stress causes the heart to seem to pause or skip beats? PCP says heart is fine, just nerves causing this.
Rare: It's very rare in this time and age for Vitamin and Mineral deficiency to get to the point which could affect heart unless there is some underline diseases exists. If you are eating a healthy well balanced diet including fruit and vegetable you shouldn't be worried about vitamin def. In the past Vitamin B1 was causing beriberi which was affecting the heart function. ...Read more
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