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Heart Pvc After Eating
I am getting a feeling of suction in the chest. Followed by a pause of the heart and then normal rhythm. Echo Normal. Other test's Normal to. PVC?
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
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
Stress/EKG/echo/holter normal. Occasional PVC's/PAC's. Heart thumps/flutters when eating spicy foods, followed by a big burp. Is This normal?
YES: We all experience occasional PVC and APCs. Multiple caises and usually benign. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Is there any relation between vit. D deficiency and PVC or palpetation? If every thing is normal even the electrolyts and heart structur,
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?
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
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
I was put on atenolol (25mg daily) to control my anxiety related heart rate. I developed benign PVCS. Is it possible the drug can cause this?
Unclear question: Are you asking if atenolol can cause PVCs? It that's your question then the answer is no. Atenolol is a beta blocker, that is it blocks adrenalines irritating effect on the heart. Thus, it is actually used to treat symptomatic PVCs. Caffeine, insomnia, stress can all precipitate PVCs. ...Read more
I'm on diltiazem medication only. Just upped for 60mg X 3 to X 4 a day. My heart rate has come down but THUMPING heart and PVCs worse. Why?
Symptoms: Diltiazem is a vasodilator so you may feel your extrasystoles more than on the lower dose. On the other hand since there is a minimum of information about you here, its best to discuss these questions with your Doc who knows your whole picture. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with PVCs I usually get 1 a day and gives me SOB but heart is normal other than heart murmur could I get abnormal heart rhythm?
I have pvcs. I'm told they are harmless unless I have underlined heart disease. Echo was normal, I'm 35. What tests would rule out heart disease?
Here some solutions: Pvcs can be caused by many different causes. You should have a medical evaluation to exclude causes like overactive thyroid gland, excess use of caffeine (coca cola and tea/coffee). Heart disease can be exclused/checked by getting your BP and cholesterol (lipid profile) done by your pcp. Make sure yur lipid profile and BP are normal, do not smoke and have normal weight and normal blood sugar. ...Read more
I read that multifocal pvcs are usually in a diseased heart. But my dr is not worries about mine. Should I be concerned? Can ablation be performed?
Been told many times that PVC / PAC or any odd heart rhythm is Benign with a totally normal structurally Heart, is this true do cardiologist agree??
By and large yes: Depends on the particular rhythm and what is called normal. Isolate infrequent extra beats are benign. Sustained or frequent extra beats may not be. Any question deserves analysis by someone who has knowledge of cardio-vascular disease. ...Read more
I was really really nervous during a presentation, my heart started going crazy fast! And I was getting PVC, skipped beats! Was this normal reaction?
I have multifocal pvcs. I have read these a considered dangerous. If you havr aa structural normal heart is this still true? What treatment for these?
Yes with structural: Yes it can be serious in the presence of structural heart disease or ischemic heart disease. It requires further work up especially if you are symptomatic & possibly treatment. In the absence of heart disease & no electrolyte imbalance does not require treatment. ...Read more
Felt something in chest (likea thud), heart increased for 1-2 seconds really fast, went bak to nrmal. Pvc? Ectopic beats? Happened a few weeks ago too
How high should heart rate go after one flight of stairs in terms of % of max? Also, what could be cause of pvcs/pacs during exercise for young athlete?
U must B more-: -specific. Depends on the work done which involves weight, how fast slow, 2 @ a time. In a young kid if U develop PVC's U need 2 talk 2 Ur parents about it & U should C Ur PCP 4 starters & get referrals if needed. Ur parents R the gate keepers of Ur health care. But such symptoms R not normal 4 a17y/o kid ...Read more