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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. Al Hegab
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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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Is it normal to have heart palpitations on and off a few days out of the month? Could hypothyroid cause this?

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

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I have heart palpitations and memory problems is there any one disease or deficiency that's limked to these?

I have heart palpitations and memory problems is there any one disease or deficiency that's limked to these?

Anxiety: Heart palpitations and memory problems are symptoms that could be related to anxiety, panic, or other problems. If these symptoms persist or cause a great deal of distress please see our doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can you please explain how and why with eating disorders have heart palpitations?

Can you please explain how and why with eating disorders have heart palpitations?

Electrolyte imbalanc: The heart's rhythm is highly sensitive to small changes in potassium and magnesium - both of these electrolytes are altered with diarrhea, vomiting, and restrictive diets - all typical of people with eating disorders. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...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