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How can you get rid of heart palpitations?

How can you get rid of heart palpitations?

Palpitations: Simple steps to try are cutting out coffee, tea, smoking and alcohol, learning to meditate and if these don't work, consult your doctor to be checked. ...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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I suffer from heart palpitations every now and then, have chronic constipation. Are they related?What can I do to get rid of heart palpitations?

I suffer from heart palpitations every now and then, have chronic constipation. Are they related?What can I do to get rid of heart palpitations?

Probably not: The two problems are probably not related. In young healthy people, heart palpitations are most often caused by early heartbeats, or premature ventricular contractions, which are often brought on by stress or caffeine. If they continue for several minutes or happen more frequently, though, you should see a doctor to have a heart tracing or ekg done, to be sure it is nothing more serious. ...Read more

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How can l get rid of heart palpitations which accur after taking any type of food label am also suffering from high bp?

How can l get rid of heart palpitations which accur after taking any type of food label am also suffering from high bp?

Heart problems : You should see a good cardiologist. You have to have to learn how to control your high blood pressure. Also you complain about palpitations. You may have an underlying heart rhythm disturbance. You would need an ECG to diagnosis it correctly. Treatment varies depending upon the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my heart palpitations?

How do I get rid of my heart palpitations?

Depends: This depends on the type and cause. Some extra beats may be due to exogenous factors such as caffeine or alcohol. Simply eliminating them may get rid of the palpitations. Some may be hormonally related and come and go. Some may be genetic such as familial atrial fibrillation and require more intense diagnostics and therapies. If they persist, or if you have prolonged episodes and/or sxs f/u w/md. ...Read more

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I have heart palpitations how can I get rid of it?

I have heart palpitations how can I get rid of it?

Heart palpitations: There are many causes for heart palpitations, some of which can be serious. You must get an appointment with your doctor to get examined to determine the cause and get proper treatment. Do not delay seeing your doctor for a check up. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations making me feel very uneasy, had it for a whole day now. What can I do to get rid of them ? What's causing it?

Heart palpitations making me feel very uneasy, had it for a whole day now. What can I do to get rid of them ? What's causing it?

Need a monitor: Palpitations (or the sensation of fast heart beating) could be related to a genuine rhythm abnormality or the cause could be simple skipping . So first of all we need to find out and document what the heart rhythm is during the feeling of palpitation, and the best tool for that is a cardiac event monitor. Obviously further recommendations could follow based on the results. ...Read more

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If i eat something sugary(candy, chocolate) i get heart palpitations. What are some things to eat to get rid of that sugar craving.

Splenda: Try slicing up an apple or pear and sprinkling it with splenda - there are no calories except for the fruit (which is very good for you) and delicious. Blueberries are even lower in calories. It will eliminate your craving for sweet. Another option is low fat yogurt. If that's not sweet enough, you can add a little splenda to that too. ...Read more

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I've done three rounds of antibiotics and still can't get rid of sinus infection. Could it cause heart palpitations?

I've done three rounds of antibiotics and still can't get rid of sinus infection.  Could it cause heart palpitations?

Possibly...: see a dentist to rule out a dental infection, consult with an ENT to rule out other sinus diseases. ...Read more

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Is there any way i can prevent heart palpitations during exercise?

Is there any way i can prevent heart palpitations during exercise?

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

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What causes heart palpitations? And how to prevent it?

There are many: different causes of "palpitations" including non cardiac issues. In general, variability to the heart rate is a primary cause but sometimes people feel things in there GI system and call those palpitations as well. Fast or slow heart beats and irregular heart beats are usual. Sometimes excess caffeine, electrolyte abnormalities or stress can cause this. Prevention requires identification first. ...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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Been having heart palpitations for a around a week now, i'll usually get around 2-3 flutters and fast heartbeat.Had clear ekg, chest x-ray, blood test.

Been having heart palpitations for a around a week now, i'll usually get around 2-3 flutters and fast heartbeat.Had clear ekg, chest x-ray, blood test.

Usually ok: Palpitations in an 18 year old who is otherwise healthy and has a normal ekg and chest xray are not usually of concern - but you should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I get heart palpitations upon exertion?

Why do I get heart palpitations upon exertion?

Tough to say...: There are certain rhythm problems that only come on with exertion. Palpitations however, are an unnatural awareness of your heartbeat, so even being severely deconditioned can do it. I'd find a cardiologist or cardiac electrophysiologist and have them run you on a treadmill while wearing ekg. If that doesn't work, we'd get you an "event monitor" to record the palpitations. ...Read more

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How could i get heart palpitations under control?

How could i get heart palpitations under control?

Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol , street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to get heart palpitations while on a diet?

Could it be healthy to get heart palpitations while on a diet?

Electrolytes: Dieting can lead to low potassium and low magnesium - both of which cause palpitations. Since you have symptoms, you should ask your doc to monitor your diet with an occasional blood sample. It's also very motivating to check in now and then (keeps you "on track"!). ...Read more

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Can everyone get heart palpitations with panic disorder?

Can everyone get heart palpitations with panic disorder?

Palpitation: Panic disorder is a frequent cause/accompaniment of palpitations. Everyone doesn't necessarily have palpitations with panic disorder however. ...Read more

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Could an electric shock have caused me to get heart palpitations?

Could an electric shock have caused me to get heart palpitations?

Yes and maybe: Certainly arrhythmia can occur at the time of and immediately after an electric shock. Usually. That would be transient. As to whether a shock can cause ongoing arrhythmia that is harder to answer. Palpitations, unexplained, are so common that it would be hard to prove that the rhythm problem was caused by the shock. So i doubt the relation between electric shock and chronic arrhythmia. ...Read more

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Why do I get heart palpitations every morning after working a night shift?

Why do I get heart palpitations every morning after working a night shift?

You Must See Your Dr: Night shift workers have more palpitations and heart problems than non-shift workers. Partly this may be due to increased stress and sleep deprivation associated with night shift work. But also the night shift interferes with your bodies biological clock (circadian rhythm); which in turn is synched to daylight and darkness. SEE:http://bbc.in/1vdbWw1, http://bbc.in/1vdcmT9,http://bit.ly/1vANPJ1 ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Pounding Heart (Pulse) (Definition)

Pounding heartbeat is a symptom in which a person senses that his heart is beating very strongly, such as during exercising. Pounding heartbeat, without other chest or heart symptoms, can be normal if it happens only during exercise. Otherwise, a medical problem may be the cause. ...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