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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

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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


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How can you determine heart palpitation in infants?

How can you determine heart palpitation in infants?

No: "palpitation" is a symptom and infants can't complain of symptoms. However, you can detect an arrhythmia by palpating the pulse, listening to the heart, or placing the baby on a heart monitor or doing an ekg. ...Read more

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I am 34 y/o and 4 foot 9 inches female i weight 134 lbs history of tricuspid regurgitation and asd repair as a infant. Having chest pain, heaviness, left arm aching pain and heart palpatations . Please help !?

I am 34 y/o and 4 foot 9 inches female i weight 134 lbs history of tricuspid regurgitation and asd repair as a infant. Having chest pain, heaviness, left arm aching pain and heart palpatations . Please help !?

Get Help: Serious issues can develop after hear surgery. Your palpitations are concerning for an abnormal heart rhythm. You should follow-up for life with a cardiologist specifically trained in adult congenital cardiology. Nationwide children's hosp and the cleveland clinic have such cardiologists. Your symptoms are concerning, so please see a cardiologist soon. ...Read more

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How to determine if i'm having heart palpitations?

How to determine if i'm having heart palpitations?

Pulse more than 100: There is artery in your wrist on the thumb side. Count the beats for one minute. More than 100 beats per minute is palpitation. ...Read more

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What is a good way to determine if i'm having heart palpitations?

What is a good way to determine if i'm having heart palpitations?

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

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I had a baby 5 weeks ago and started experiencing heart palpitations.

I had a baby 5 weeks ago and started experiencing heart palpitations.

See your doctor: Usually palpitations are benign, but occasionally they are not. A heart monitor may be helpful in making the diagnosis. There is a rare condition that can occur after pregnancy that should be ruled out. ...Read more

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Right after I had my baby 2yr ago, within the first 2 weeks I had heart palpitations. Could I have had peripartum cardiomyopathy? Can it just disappea

Right after I had my baby 2yr ago, within the first 2 weeks I had heart palpitations. Could I have had peripartum cardiomyopathy? Can it just disappea

Not uncommon: Occasional heart palpitations are actually quite common in young healthy women, and usually do not signal underlying cardiac conditions as long as brief and infrequent. It's not likely to be cardiomyopathy, as you most likely would have had other symptoms such as shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pain or tightness. If you have persistent symptoms, see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have OCD and heart palpitations often. I plan for a baby but am worried although I've had heart monitors and ECG all normal. I'm still scared. Help.

I have OCD and heart palpitations often. I plan for a baby but am worried although I've had heart monitors and ECG all normal. I'm still scared. Help.

Consider talking to: a therapist. Learn some relaxation techniques, hypnosis can be used to help you prepare for natural childbirth as well. Take care of yourself since you will soon be responsible for an infant. Learning ways to calm yourself and your anxiety will help you be better able to calm your baby. Feel free to ask additional questions. ...Read more

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How does a heart palpitation feel?

How does a heart palpitation feel?

Palpitation Sx: 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 found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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How do you describe a heart palpitation?

How do you describe a heart palpitation?

Various ways: Most people describe their heart as beating too fast, too hard, or irregular. Some say it feels like fluttering or skipping a beat. Palpitations are a symptom, and a doctor can usually find a diagnosis to explain your symptoms. ...Read more

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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