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Hypothyroid Disease Eyelid Spasms 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
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
Is heart palpitations part of fibromyalgia? I told my dr. I was having them. He's done 2 or 3 ekgs and all were normal. Also have hypothyroid.
Is it normal to have heart palpitations on and off a few days out of the month? Could hypothyroid cause this?
No: You should see a cardiologist to evaluate these episodes of palpitations. This could be a manifestation of your thyroid disease but you should get an evaluation. ...Read more
I have heart palpitations and memory problems is there any one disease or deficiency that's limked to these?
3 Days after RAI for Graves Disease and I am very tired and still have heart palpitations. Is it normal to feel so tired?
A while to have the full effects of the treatment and your symptoms will also take some time to resolve. There are medications to help with the continuing symptoms of excessive thyroid hormone. you should (still) be taking some of them NOW! Be patient....remember Grave's Disease affects more than JUST your thyroid gland!!!!!
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For 4 days I’ve had a headache, then accompanied by heart palpitations. Seen at the ER, and they said bloodwork normal, heart palpitations normal (been diagnosed in past). Now a red rash shaped in a ring appeared on my stomach tonight. Lyme disease??
Red rash ring:
Please return to your doctor and show him/her the rash. Blood testing for Lyme is not always accurate but if clinically indicated, the doc MAY start you on an antibiotic. Lyme produces all sorts of symptoms. Whatever is going on, find the diagnosis and treatment.
Second opinions can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have connective tissue disease. My chest X-ray showed slightly enlarged pulmonary artery. The symptoms are occasional sob, heart palpitations, bad dizziness andintermittent chest pain. The symptoms come and go to extreme. I am having tte next. Cause?
CTD: Connective tissue disease (ctd), an autoimmune disease, can attack almost every organ in your body. In advance disease, pulmonary hypertension, cardiomyopathy, pericarditis, even coronary syndromes (less likely) can complicate the disease. Examples: lupus, polymyositis, scleroderma and mixedctd. Agree with tee. Close follow up necessary. ...Read more
Panic disorder: Yes. They could go hand in hand. ...Read more
Having heart palpitations for a few days with slight chest pain. Anxiety disorder or Takotsubo syndrome? Seeing cardio at end Jan-should I go sooner?
I have mixed connective tissue disorder, in the middle of a bad flare. I am sleeping 18/24 hrs a day, heart palpitations, HR is 87-110, some chest pai?
Sounds like a call: ...to your rheumatologist is in order.Get a more detailed answer ›
I been having heart palpitations for a year now. All blood and heart work up test are normal what else could this be beside anxiety n panic disorder?
Various possibilitie: Persistantly elevated heartrate (tachycardia) and palpitations (irregular heart beat) can be due to various causes: medications, anxiety illness with arousal state dysregulation, endocrine disorders, illegal drugs, and various tumors, just to name a few. Sometimes people have tachycardia and palpitations with the only findings being high normal values (eg of thyroid or adrenal hormones). ...Read more
When I'm on the cusp of sleep in jolted awake by serious anxiety and heart palpitations. I'm just wondering if this is a disorder anyone is aware of.?
I have high blood pressure and heart palpitations n paradoxical vocal cord disorder. I wk full time. Everything plays up. What can I do?
Can heart palpitations caused by anxiety and panic disorder be dangerous? I had ecg, echo and a 24 hour holter check out ok with 20+ PVC shown.
Palpitations: Can be caused by panic and anxiety disorders. But people suffering with panic and anxiety disorders can also have other common medical disorders manifested by palpitations. A simple ecg, echocardiogram and holter monitor do not adequately determine completely normal cardiac function. If they persist you need to pursue an explanation but with your doctor. This forum is inadequate. ...Read more
Do I have anxiety or panic disorder? Sob chest tight lighthead sweaty palms heart palpitations. Had EKG pft blood work etc done months ago. Retest?
Panic disorder?: The symptoms you describe are consistent with sxs of panic attack (which incl anxiety, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, choking feeling, chest pain, sweating, feelings of going crazy or serious adverse medical event). psychiatric diagnoses are "diagnoses of exclusion" - meaning all other medical problems shu be ruled out first. If medically all nl, talk to ur doc abt tx 4 anxiety d/o. ...Read more
Muscle burning, fatigue, heavy legs, heart palpitations, gerd, malaise lasts for mos. Diagnosed with ptsd and panic disorder. Anxiety cause these symptoms? My doc sees no blood test abnormalities.
Yes, but: Stress is a complex biology that produces many "non-specific" (vague, little on tests) symptoms. The symptoms you mention are within the spectrum of symptoms seen in chronic stress biology; but, that does not prove it is the cause for you. Since it has been going on for months and tests negative, stress a likely cause. Mechanisms complex and not simple to understand. ...Read more
Palpitations: Many causes and what do you mean by vein spasms? ...Read more
See UR MD: R the palpitations associated with rapid hear rate or not, does it happen during exercise or not, do you feel dizzy and clammy and short of breath? The best would be to be examined especially during a similar episode by a an md. It can be from anxiety to what is called svt or supra ventricular tachycardia, or sinus tachycardia due to anemia o excessive thyroid function. See an md! ...Read more
Had a d&c a little over a month ago, I had heart palpitations last week, they quit and now I started period. Was the palpitations from hormones?
Why shortness of breath happens during GERD attack & why do you feel spasms that mimic heart palpitations?
No: Haven't heard of onion palpitations. Green onions and yellow onions aren't spicy enough to create the excitement that might lead to sensations of palpitations. Eating cooked onions should be fine, just like eating other cooked vegetables. Theoretically, getting hit in the heart by a big yellow onion flying at high speed can cause a problem, similar getting hit by a baseball, so don't throw onions. ...Read more
Yes: ? If heart palpitations can cause fainting. The medical condition Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) has associated rapid heart beat & fainting symptoms. This is an autonomic nervous system mediated disorder; sometimes associated with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (see Brighton criteria) &/or chronic pain. People with POTS often have lightheadeedness upon standing up too fast. ...Read more
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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