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Doctor insights on: Heart Pvc After Eating

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Are svts dangerous? I have anxiety and benign pvcs that scare me into rapid heart rate but sometimes it beats fast after eating. Why? Very uncomfortab

No: Most skipped heart beats are not dangerous. Avoiding caffeine and trigger foods such as alcohol can help. If you have svt- that is a sustained abnormal rhythm that must be monitored by cardiologist. If your heart function is normal and you don't get chest pains or pass out then you should be fine. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I experience heart palpitations (pvcs) every time my body temperature increases--showering, exercising, eating, etc?

What does it mean if I experience heart palpitations (pvcs) every time my body temperature increases--showering, exercising, eating, etc?

It may be normal: Reaction if any other symptoms associated or if you have any risk factor for heart disease. Looks like you already now it's pvc's. I had the same problem just after aerobic exercise. A stress echocardiogram recommended by a cardiologist. Neg results. And I still have some pvcs. Consult your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing these heart pvc's?

What could be causing these heart pvc's?

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more

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Pvc are back wondering why no heart dissese?

Pvc are back wondering why no heart dissese?

Pvc's may be normal: Pvc's can be found in normal people-one common trigger is stress-just like a headache is not proof of a serious illness, pvc's come and go and are not necessarily proof of hear disease. ...Read more

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What are the causes of PVC besides heart issues?

What are the causes of PVC besides heart issues?

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more

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Can omeprazole cause pvcs or heart arythmia?

Can omeprazole cause pvcs or heart arythmia?

Rarely: In rare circumstances, particularly when the Omeprazole has been taken for a long time, low magnesium levels in the blood can result, which can cause heart palpitations. Although this is an extremely rare occurrence, if you feel it may apply to you, I would recommend stopping the Omeprazole immediately and seeing your dr., who may want to draw a magnesium level, if the circumstances warrant it. ...Read more

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Are PVCs dangerous if your heart is healthy structure and EKG?

Are PVCs dangerous if your heart is healthy structure and EKG?

PVC: Depends on the amount. Occasional PVCs are normal. PVCs in addition to structural heart disease is a different issue since their frequency and structural heart diseae combo predispose you ventricular attyrhmias ...Read more

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Multifocal pvcs in a normal heart. What is the risk of developing a ventricular arrythmia?

Multifocal pvcs in a normal heart. What is the risk of developing a ventricular arrythmia?

May be a risk: As in earlier answer, multifocal pvcs may not need treatment. But you should have someone explore for possible causes of pvcs that are reversible. These can be from such things as caffeine, alcohol, other drugs, medications, thyroid disease, and some other illnesses. Some people have many pvcs. We learned that sometimes treatment can be worse than the funny rhythm. But there can be a risk so see doc. ...Read more

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Why does certain skipped heart beats (pvc's) take your breath away for a split second sometimes?

Why does certain skipped heart beats (pvc's) take your breath away for a split second sometimes?

PVCs: The pause after an early beat lets the heart fill more for the next beat and this bigger beat is what you generally feel strongly. It sometimes causes folks to catch their next inhalation. There is no direct connection with the extrasystole that forces the breath to be delayed. ...Read more

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Chest discomfort in the middle two weeks. I have a history of tachy and pvcs. Scared it might be heart attack?

Chest discomfort in the middle two weeks. I have a history of tachy and pvcs. Scared it might be heart attack?

See Dr: If it has been the same pain, consistently for two weeks, it is unlikely a heart attack. That said, if it fluctuates or comes&goes, or w/exertion, it "might" be your heart, particularly w/family history if at a young age. When in doubt, should get it checked out--via pmd or er, depending on access and your level of symptoms. ...Read more

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Can pac, PVC and taccycardia be treated? I think being on ritalin (methylphenidate) for 20 yrs ruined my heart.

Can pac, PVC and taccycardia be treated? I think being on ritalin (methylphenidate) for 20 yrs ruined my heart.

Unlikely, need info: Not typical concern for long-term stimulant use, if you (1) use lowest effective dose for shortest time necessary & (2) avoid add'l unnecessary stimulants...My general recs for these meds. Usually most concerned about slight increased hypertension risk, so the arrhythmias may not be related. If the pacs and pvcs are isolated, may be a benign finding, but tachycardia might need treatment. ...Read more

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How strong can pvcs get? I have something I feel that takes my breath away and makes me cough. Family history of heart issues.

How strong can pvcs get? I have something I feel that takes my breath away and makes me cough. Family history of heart issues.

PVCs matter!: Too many pvcs with accompanying symptoms are somewhat worrisome. The presence of it prevents accurate diagnosis via ECG gated tests such as nuclear stress, i.e. Mpi. A better and perhaps the only choice for you is multifunction cardiogram. It may save your life! Http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram. ...Read more

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I get a lot of pvcs with my heart and my heart doctor said a lot of people get them but it seems like I get them more as I'm getting older?

I get a lot of pvcs with my heart and my heart doctor said a lot of people get them but it seems like I get them more as I'm getting older?

Common: Benign arrhythmias like PVC 's are noted with increased frequency with age. Make sure there no structural heart disease. Beta blockers might help reduce frequency. Avoid stimulants like caffeine. ...Read more

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My heart PVCs have started to get worse as I'm walking. But the cardiologist still can't find anything wrong with my heart. Still anxiety?

My heart PVCs have started to get worse as I'm walking. But the cardiologist still can't find anything wrong with my heart. Still anxiety?

On and on, until: Chronic Anxiety has a lot of staying power. It hangs on, even discovers new ways to bother you until you learn ways to avoid, reduce and manage it. Acute anxiety is functional - it's our species response to immediate threat. Chronic may be meaningless - it's just there. CBT therapy is very effective if you find a therapist you trust and work at learning. It's a good value for better living! Best! ...Read more

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Experience anywhere from 5-50 PVCs per 24 hrs. Is this enough to say I have an increased risk of developing heart disease or sudden death?

Experience anywhere from 5-50 PVCs per 24 hrs. Is this enough to say I have an increased risk of developing heart disease or sudden death?

No: Significant PVC will be more than 5 per minute. Which will be significantly more than 50 per hour. As to your risk or specific interpretation of your results, I will defer to your Cardiologist ...Read more