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Heart Palpitations During First Trimester Of Pregnancy
Very common: And usually very harmless. If the palpitations are causing you to be dizzy or short of breath, contact your doc to further evaluate. ...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
Depends: Like so many things it depends on what you are experiencing. Many changes occur to the cardiovascular system during pregnancy so that you can support two lives. If you are having prolonged symptoms that you are worried about I would recommend that you talk to your OB and then speak with a cardiologist if they feel that it is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart palpitations in pregnancy worrisome? I have hyperemesis and sometimes when vomiting or randomly I get palpitations.
Should be OK: Palpitations while actively vomiting could be related to overactivation of the sympathetic nervous system in that moment. If the palpitations happen in isolation, you might want to see a Cardiologist. Regardless, a heart monitor such as Holter monitor could let us really know what's going on. Can't be too careful during pregnancy! ...Read more
Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read more
Adrenaline: During both activities, you adrenal gland is pumping out adrenaline (epinephrine). That is a potent heart stimulant. Some extra beats are expected. If you just feel some skips, ignore them. If it's occurring repeatedly or is troubling you, some testing should be done to assess the overall health of your heart. Meanwhile, avoid caffeine and nicotine. B sure you're getting enough rest and good diet ...Read more
Why shortness of breath happens during GERD attack & why do you feel spasms that mimic heart palpitations?
I've been having heart palpitations for 2 weeks during night and sometimes in day. Also short of breath when running. Causes? Stress? How to stop it?
Palpitations: Palpitations during and after exercise would be a reason to get checked out to see what might be the cause. Most of us don't have them during exercise. ...Read more
Probably normal: As the hr increases with exercise, it is expected that most people will be aware of it. This is not a problem. However, while exercising, if you suddenly become aware of a unusually rapid heart beat (as is a switch was suddenly turned on), the that should be checked out. A treadmill stress test or a monitor worn while exercising would provide the answer. These are usually not life-threatening. ...Read more
Not unusual: Many women note a monthly periodicity to their palpitations. No doubt, hormonal effects are influencing cardiac conduction. If it's bothersome, see your doctor for a more thorough discussion and evaluation. ...Read more
Stress!: Stress can yield palpitations. These usually consist of extra beats called PVCs or PACs, annoying but innocuous arrhythmias. They feel like skipping or flip-flop sensations, last merely seconds although can string along for minutes at a time, and can give the impression of temporary breathlessness. ...Read more
Chronic constipation, heart palpitations, stress related issues with studies. Can't sleep during nights, having chest pains, feeling restless.
Sleep test: All of your symptoms may indicated sleep problems that can be either life shortening or life threatening. The only way to know if there are serious problems is with an overnight sleep test. I encourage you to seek help from a certified sleep specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having heart palpitations, at first it was every once in a while. It seems to be everyday now, maybe because I'm paying more attention to it?
Can be normal...: But you can wear a 7 day monitor to find out, called an ecardio monitor. ...Read more
Cyclical symptoms: These are very common, and often benign. ...Read more
What could blurred vision, lightheadedness when first standing up, and frequent heart palpitations be related to?
Dysautonomia: This indicates that oxidative metabolism in the brainstem is biochemically compromised. Stop all forms of sugar, sweeteners, diet pop, candy etc. Etc. Get supplements of thiamine and magnesium + multivitamin from a health food store. Look up my blog "oxygen the spark of life" by googling. ...Read more
Had my first ever shift of my first ever job yesterday and noticed each time I bent down I felt I couldn't breathe and heart palpitations. Anxiety?
I had my cycle april first thru 5. I had unprotected sex on the 12th of the month. Two weeks later having hot flashes, heart palpitations, slight cramps, headaches, started spotting on 27th, heavier sp?
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
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more