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Why do I have heart palpitations?

Why do I have heart palpitations?

Heart flutters: Heart palpitations could be caused by a physical or mental condition. You should get checked out by your local physician. If there is nothing wrong with your heart, you may be having panic attacks, for which there is effective treatment available. But first, don't take any chances with your heart. See a dr. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Heart Palpitations (Definition)

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


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Abdominal and back pain. Passing out gas. Heart palpitations?

Abdominal and back pain. Passing out gas. Heart palpitations?

See your doctor or: Go to the emergency department very, very soon. Loss of consciousness with palpitations is a significant combination of symptoms. ...Read more

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For the past 5 days 3 - 4 times a day I get a dull throbbing pain on top of my lower left forearm, about 2 - 3 inches above my wrist. I have heart palpitations my entire life and have seen doctors about it. I am worried this has something to do with my he

Concern appropriate: Important factors that can help lead to an answer to this concern are your age, family history, other problems such as hypertension, diabetes, any prior cardiac or vascular disease. It is true that heart pain can be referred to other areas, such as left shoulder, left arm, jaw, even right arm. Does it occur with activity, or stress, what relieves the ache--al important. Is it a neck problem? ...Read more

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I am 44 yrs old. I have been experiencing strong heart palpitations and a flutter in my upper left side of my stomach. What could this be?

I am 44 yrs old. I have been experiencing strong heart palpitations and a flutter in my upper left side of my stomach. What could this be?

See your doctor: The feeling of palpitations flutter may be from your heart which you are feeling
So see your Md and make sure that your heart is Ok and no issues with it. Because if it is from your heart it need attention ASAP ...Read more

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Does decrease in lipid profile cause heart palpitations??

Does decrease in lipid profile cause heart palpitations??

Lipid, palpitations: No, and decreased cholesterol and triglyceride and LDL level is desirable, and decrease in HDL is not; none of these should influence subjective palpitations which must thus be specifically evaluated ...Read more

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Weird sensation where whole left peck twitch vigorously not had palpitations for a while can heart palpitations do that?

Weird sensation where whole left peck twitch vigorously not had palpitations for a while can heart palpitations do that?

No: It is not likely caused by the heart. Muscle spasm that occur spontaneously are curious but normal unexplaind phenomena. It is not enought to worry about yet ...Read more

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Having heart palpitations and tightness in left side of chest. What could this be?

Having heart palpitations and tightness in left side of chest. What could this be?

Likely Anxiety: At your age, i'd consider it as anxiety. Unless you are at high risk of suffering from heart attack. Family history of sudden deaths from heart disease, obesity, cholesterol problems, diabetes, hypertension, kidney diseases can all increase the likelihood of heart disease even in young people like you...Being physically active and healthy food habits are to be followed on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Is there a common description of heart palpitations? Could they be consistent with regular twitching in the upper left side of the chest?

Is there a common description of heart palpitations? Could they be consistent with regular twitching in the upper left side of the chest?

Palp: I have many different descriptions...The only description I can give from personal experience is a hard pounding that feels slow (random occurrence) or a light fluttering that feels fast (often when I lay on left side).... I have never had an ekg, echo, or any other heart eval though. I am the doc here just describing personal experience. Too much caffeine. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations and severe dizziness after taking Omnicef (Cefdinir), what should I do. I have 2 days left till they are finished. 2 times daily.?

Recheck: It depends on the reason you're taking the Omnicef (cefdinir). Check with your doctor. It may be that you can get by stopping it now. There are alternative meds. Perhaps switching you to one would be best. Consult the doctor who prescribed the drug as he/she will know best what is the best course for you. ...Read more

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I'm 19, within the last 6 months I lost hair on the left side of my head and left brow, what could this be? Though it stopped I used to itch all over and experienced heart palpitations.

I'm 19, within the last 6 months I lost hair on the left side of my head and left brow, what could this be? Though it stopped I used to itch all over and experienced heart palpitations.

Hair Loss: Causes of hair loss includes: thyroid disease, anemia, oral medications, genetic conditions like alopecia Areata, male pattern hair loss, recent surgery or stressful event, infections or infestations. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi I have heart palpitations and left arm and hip pain?

It is unlikely that: The pains and palpitations are in any way related. If they persist you should seek a health care professional evaluation. ...Read more

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I get really bad headaches alongside left arm pain and heart palpitations. What do you recommend?

I get really bad headaches alongside left arm pain and heart palpitations. What do you recommend?

A full work up: Severe headaches should be evaluated with a full exam, + or - imaging like a ct or mri. Left arm and palp needs attention too. A holter or event recorder to assess the rythm and correlate it with symtoms. Full battery of labs. A review of the meds you take including any suplements and over the counter meds. Echocardiogram or stress test as indicated. ...Read more

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I have had the following symptoms for 1 month: - Chest Pain in Central-Left Region - Heart Palpitations - Dizziness - Nausea Suggestions?

I have had the following symptoms for 1 month: - Chest Pain in Central-Left Region - Heart Palpitations - Dizziness - Nausea Suggestions?

SEE A DOCTOR: If you are having these symptoms now, seek IMMEDIATE emergency medical attention. If you are not currently having any of these symptoms or any shortness of breath or severe weakness, then schedule an appointment with your PCP or a Cardiologist ASAP. These are symptoms that can signify a very serious cardiac condition that may be life-threatening. ...Read more

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I have a constant pain in my upper left side that radiates from my chest to my wrist. Sometimes my heart palpitations it takes my breath. Any idea?

I have a constant pain in my upper left side that radiates from my chest to my wrist. Sometimes my heart palpitations it takes my breath. Any idea?

Chest pain: Absent further information such as age, comorbid conditions etc the best suggestion is to assume the worst and seek medical evaluation ASAP ...Read more

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I feel like im getting heart palpitations in my lower stomach. What could that be? I do have MVP and recurring percardial effusions.

I feel like im getting heart palpitations in my lower stomach. What could that be? I do have MVP and recurring percardial effusions.

Don't: Self dsiagnose. U may have some pe. With PMV there is a lot of psyclogical overlay. See ur md if no definite recurrence of diagnosos, get busy and ignore minoer symptoms. Do exercise. ...Read more

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How do I lower my b12? I have been having heart palpitations and panic.

No need.: One does not need to lower their B12 level. Excess B12 in he body is excreted. B12 excess does not cause panic and palpitations. ...Read more

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Is it serious if I have very heavy heart palpitations, sometimes so hard I can see my entire left chest move through my shirt? I have anxiety problems

Is it serious if I have very heavy heart palpitations, sometimes so hard I can see my entire left chest move through my shirt? I have anxiety problems

Could be, prob. Not: In persons with anxiety issues heart palpitations are extremely common. Without knowing your complete health history, I would have to recommend a complete evaluation before just putting it down to anxiety. If it is determined to be from your anxiety, then it is not serious. Doing meditation, yoga, regular exercise, avoiding caffeine and decongestants can all help. ...Read more

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Why is the left side of my chest swollen and I get heart palpitations all throughout the day whether I'm sitting, standing or laying. I'm 17?

Why is the left side of my chest swollen and I get heart palpitations all throughout the day whether I'm sitting, standing or laying. I'm 17?

You should get Physi: A Physical examination by a doctor is the only way to verify that your left side of chest is swollen. If it is really swollen then further testing starting with chest X-rays will be required to check your heart and lungs including the chest wall structures. An enlarged heart due to any cause can cause symptoms like you have described. So lets make sure you do not have anything serious going on ins ...Read more

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I have tension in left upper torso near heart. Also heart palpitations three days straight. It intensifies when I rotate my body side to side.

I have tension in left upper torso near heart. Also heart palpitations three days straight. It intensifies when I rotate my body side to side.

Little information: Offered for complex issues. In general, while what people perceive as "palpitations" (a symptom, as perceived by the body owner) do correlate ~70% of the time with simultaneous changes in hearth rhythm, consistently ~30% do not. Given very limited details offered, likely most to all symptoms are skeletal (not heart) muscle, both controlled, split-second by split-second, 24/7, from mind/brain. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel heart palpitations or heart skip beat/pause when laying on left side (side of heart) I only notice some when I'm in this position?

Is it normal to feel heart palpitations or heart skip beat/pause when laying on left side (side of heart) I only notice some when I'm in this position?

Yes: If you lay on your left side, your heart actually sits right on your chest wall, and it is much easier to feel/sense your heartbeat, which might have occasional skipped beats. ...Read more

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24 wk pregnant, pains on/off in centre& left side of chest, heart palpitations. Have been coughing up phlem as of this morning. Heartrate 41 now 88?

24 wk pregnant, pains on/off in centre& left side of chest, heart palpitations. Have been coughing up phlem as of this morning. Heartrate 41 now 88?

Watch for pneumonia: Most likely a cold but with increased heart rate and a productive cough and chest pain the chief concern is pneumonia. Take your temperature.--if elevated or if phlegm has yellow or green color or pain persists see your md to be certain that there is no infection. ...Read more

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I have pain in lower back across the bottom it's the same as when I have heart palpitations but in my lower back lasts about a minute and very intense?

I have pain in lower back across the bottom it's the same as when I have heart palpitations but in my lower back lasts about a minute and very intense?

Not enough info: In a time of Too Much Information, this case is just the opposite. You need to see family doctor so s'he can get a full history from you and do a thorough physical exam. You may also need an x-ray and/or some lab tests (including urinalysis. I wish you the best! ...Read more

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I have a rapid weight gain, swelling, heart palpitations, shortness of breath from high B12 levels. How can I lower this and how long will it take?

I have a rapid weight gain, swelling, heart palpitations, shortness of breath from high B12 levels. How can I lower this and how long will it take?

Not the case: Your symptoms are not from B12 toxicity. 1st, B12 toxicity is rare. 2nd, if you do happen to become toxic, then your symptoms would be numbness/tingling in the hands ; face, panic attacks, insomnia, and maybe rashes. If you already have an overactive thyroid or mitral valve disease, then B12 toxicity may make those worse. Dyspnea would result from worsening mitral disease but you'd lose weight. ...Read more

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I have pain in left artery in neck, have had problems with heart palpitations also and feeling dizzy. What is causing this & any treatment available?

I have pain in left artery in neck, have had problems with heart palpitations also and feeling dizzy. What is causing this & any treatment available?

Tough to say: Over the computer is is tough to say, but with any heart palpitations and dizziness you need to be evaluated and properly diagnosed to assure at the least that you have no abnormal heart issues causing your symptoms. Best wishes. ...Read more

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F 22 just left ER for chest pains/heart palpitations/arm pain. Everything came back normal what could be the issue? Also getting dizzy/nauseous lately

F 22 just left ER for chest pains/heart palpitations/arm pain. Everything came back normal what could be the issue? Also getting dizzy/nauseous lately

Most likely anxiety: There can be medical reasons to have the symptoms described but most often, especially in view of a negative evaluation in the er, anxiety, panic attacks or chest wall pain are the most likely causes in young healthy people. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Palpitation (Definition)

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


Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...Read more