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Heart Palpitations And Headache
Symptoms: Hyperthyroid comes to mind but the symptoms listed could be many things. ...Read more
Palpitations is the symptom, not the diagnosis. They are the 'abnormal awareness of the beating heart'. This can include the heart going to fast, too slow, too hard, irregularly, skipping a beat. The causes are varied eg electrical problems (both sinister and not sinister), extra beats (mostly harmless), anxiety, thyroid problem. If persistent or worrying then get checked for ...Read more
Having some heart palpitations with drowsiness, low BP and general feeling of constant tiredness. Heart attack or stroke?
Arrhythmia : Sometimes skipped heart beats knows as premature ventricular or atrial contractions (pvc, pac) cause these symptoms, these are benign. There other causes of palpitations like a supraventricular tachycardia, or ventricular tachycardia, these are more serious and should be investigated. I recommend that you discuss this with your doctor and get a holter monitor to find put what is causing them. ...Read more
Possibly: A "leaky" heart valve can cause the symptoms you describe. It depends which heart valve and just how leaky it is. PVCs are extra heart beats that make your heart feel like it's irregular, but they don't cause dizziness or a gurgling feeling. PVCs can cause a sensation of fluttering or palpitations in the chest. An echocardiogram is the best test to look at leaky valves. Good luck! ...Read more
Can a pheochromocytoma cause nausea, nightly heart pounding/tachycardia (up to 174bpm), massive headaches, dizziness and feeling of generally unwell?
Chest pain and shortness of breath. Sharp pains an pressure in chest then increased heart rate. Dizziness, fatigue, and extreme muscle fatigue nuasia?
EMERGENCY: Please have someone take you to the nearest hospital asap. Better yet, call 911! ...Read more
Could obesity itself cause constant tachycardia(fast heart rate, even resting), heart flutters, and palpitations?
Check electrolytes: See your doctor for a thorough history and physical examination. Diarrhea can lead to dangerously low electrolytes, such as low potassium levels, that could be leading to your heart palpitations. If you're feeling severely weak, dizzy, or passing out, you should call 911 for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart probs? Heart beating fast at random time, antsy,unease, chest tightness, nose blocked but no mucus..just rapid heart beating and chest tightness
Rapid heart rate: Dizziness and blurred vision can be symptoms of a rapid heart rate. Now we need to find out why you or some one has rapid heart rate--- several causes- atrial fibrillation, flutter, sinus tachycardia, ventricular tach, supraventricular tachy cardia. It is imperative that you see a doctor asap if you have these symptoms. ...Read more
Seek help right away: You did not provide much information, but if these symptoms just started today and you have not been evaluated for them before, i encourage you to go to your nearest er for proper evaluation with ECG and possibly a stress test to make sure you are not having a heart attack or other heart ischemia. ...Read more
Multiple symptoms: These multiple and diverse symptoms require a consultation and complete evaluation by your physician who will then order appropriate tests to diagnose the causes of these complaints. In addition to blood tests, xrays, ekg, breathing tests, neurology and opthalmology consultations may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart palpitations every day, but worse at night. Shortness of breath, dizziness, coughing, loss of balance and panic attacks, but normal heart rate?
The Need for an MD: Generally speaking, these can all fit together as an abnormal heart rhythm causing a blood pressure which is too low, or the other way around, but there are lots of possibilities, some of which are serious. You should discuss these with a qualified doctor, who will likely prescribe a heart monitoring device which you will correlate with a diary of your symptoms. ...Read more
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
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
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