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Heart Palpitations And Low Blood Pressure
I am experiencing low blood pressure and heart palpitations (worsened by: caffeinated drinks (coffee, tea, soda, etc.)) .
It sounds like you: could have a form of autonomic dysfunction. In general increasing the salt intake in your diet and maintaining good hydration is sufficient to resolve the problem. If you remain symptomatic see a specialist like a cardiologist or electrophysiologist for further management. On the internet check sites by Dr. Blair Grubb for further details and management suggestions. ...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
Heart palpitations (in clusters) past month or so
now dry heave sensation recently
History of low blood pressure
I'm 23, should I go to the ER?
Yes: Something is not right here and yes you need immediate medical attention. ...Read more
I have low blood pressure, on euthyrox .75mf per day. Getting heart palpitations and diziness. I am fit, going to gym 5 days a week. Use to have a slow heartbeat of 57 p m - now betweet 69 and 72 beats per min resting! should I be concerned about my heart
I get LOW blood pressure, orthostatic intolerance,dizzy spells,&severe fatigue. NEVER heart palpitations .Why would my MD order catecholamine testing?
Blood test: You asked the wrong question. Why didn't the doctor explain to you why this (and other) labs were ordered by him/her? There is no excuse and don't be shy or scared. ...Read more
I have low blood pressure and heart palpitations. Wondering if correcting only the tip re: rhinoplasty could be done w/ local anesthesia.
32 male. Have been experiencing pvcs and heart palpitations. Have a history of high blood pressure but have been making some lifestyle changes.Advice?
I have high blood pressure and heart palpitations n paradoxical vocal cord disorder. I wk full time. everything plays up. what can I do?
My doc prescribed cardizem for my heart palpitations, high blood pressure and rapid heart rate. Should i be concerned with this drugs side effects ?
Diltiazem: Diltiazem side effects are usually very mild. It sounds like its a good choice for you. ...Read more
Blood pressure 160/100 - heart palpitations-numb feelings in left arm - ankles swollen - retaining water and thyroid appears swollen?
Needs evaluation!: You need to make your way to your Doctor's office or go to ER..this suggests semi-urgent/urgent evaluation. While the blood pressure of 160/100 is not extraordinarily high, concern is raised with the coexistence of your other symptoms. It may all be due to your thyroid (? thyroiditis), but heart issues must be excluded. You need a good history, exam, tests. Go Now ...Stay well:) ...Read more
How long is too long for experiencing heart palpitations and the feeling of a lump in throat, and high blood pressure? No other physical or psych prob
Palpitations: It is not normal to have such symptoms so you need to be evaluated ...Read more
Red blotch on my shin, no rash doesn't itch, just red I am a 69 year old female, as of lately my ankles and legs seem to be somewhat swollen.I take blood pressure meds.And meds to control non life threating heart palpitations.
Bad prognosis?: Low blood pressure in a pt. With CHF is a sign of bad prognosis and may be because the diuretics and ace inhibitors or other medications used to control hypertension before? If pt has too much fluid and the BP is low there is not much room to increase the dosis of the diuretics without causing collapse. ...Read more
PVC: Premature ventricular beats or PVC is one of the common causes for feeling skipping heart beat and is benign in most instances. However since you feel ill you should be see your doctor soon. ...Read more
Very complicated: Depends on medications. See cardioligist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm just wondering, if you always have good normal, low blood pressure, are you likely absent of heart disease?
Not necessarily: Hypertension is just one of the risk factors for heart disease. If you have a normal blood pressure but weigh 300 pounds, smoke two packs per day, have diabetes, have a high cholesterol, and are a couch potato, the normal blood pressure will probably not be very protective. ...Read more
I'm woken in the night by my heart racing so fast. What could this be. I have low blood pressure and have just started taken toprimate.
Several things maybe: It could be anything from anxiety to nightmares to the thrill of having watched Peter Pan live on NBC the other night and realizing that two of the actors in the production were from Cleveland, Ohio (where I live). Or, it certainly could be a side effect of the topiramate if you have only been taking that medication for a few days or a few weeks and this started right after it. ...Read more
29/f i've had extensive heart testing over the year and last month all turns out fine. Why do I have a weak pulse in the morning? low blood pressure?
Pulse=perception of: blood pressure which stretches artery walls as each heart contraction pushes out blood filling & stretching the arteries. This stretch is felt as a pulse. Most medical testing is of low value & for ↑$, esp. when people do not pay directly (i.e. via $ accumulators calling themselves "insurance") which routinely ↓es quality & ↑es all costs. Why? Because: http://goo.gl/Blh6rW. Good docs apply wisdom. ...Read more
Skipped heart beats with low blood pressure? Sometimes 4 in a row. Also awareness of heart beating hard. And rushing sensations like when u stand up
PVC: It's best you consult your primary care or a cardiologist , specially if it's been going on for some time When heart beats too fast, too slow, or is skipping (irregular) rhythm, it is called arrhythmia. A change in the heart's rhythm may feel like an extra-strong heartbeat (palpitation) or a fluttering in your chest. Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) often cause this feeling ...Read more
I have low blood pressure my body don't make salt I was told by heart dr when they did the tile table test I pass out heart dr found fews things wrong?
Be guided by: your heart doctor. I ALWAYS say straighten all else up you can. Exercise, weight lift PROGRESSIVLEY, no smoking, 90 % whole foods nearly vegan diet, be trim, limit alcohol to 4 drinks a week, no sweets. Probably wearing some support garments may help & when u change positions, clench your fists TIGHT to raise your BP. See www.thepmc.org website ...Read more
Is having low blood pressure 100/60 and heart beat 58 per min without any disease normal and healthy?
Normal: Those vital signs are still within the range of normal for an 18 year old ...Read more
I had very low blood pressure since morning till now/but i feel my heart is beating very fast and very cold, what's wrong..
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
Hypotension is defined as "low blood pressure". Blood pressure is measured as two numbers and expressed as systolic blood pressure (sbp) / diastolic blood pressure (dbp). The sbp is the pressure that is generated when the heart squeezes. Dbp occurs when the heart relaxes. 120/70 is considered normal in adults. Less than 100/60 (of either number) can ...Read more
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