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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. Milroy Samuel
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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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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

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My heart palpitations are becoming more frequent , especially after a night of heavy drinking. What should I do about these?

My heart palpitations are becoming more frequent , especially after a night of heavy drinking. What should I do about these?

Avoid triggers: Alcohol and certain foods can trigger palpitations. Avoid caffeine containing products including sodas, chocolates, coffee and teas. Also, see your doctor who may refer you for a heart monitor to determine what your rhythm is with these symptoms. If they continue to worsen or persist, go to the ER. ...Read more

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I am having severe heart palpitations mostly when i work a lot or do not get to sleep at night. After any physical activity i get drained ?

I am having severe heart palpitations mostly when i work a lot or do not get to sleep at night. After any physical activity i get drained  ?

NEED MONITORING: Palpitations can be a benign effect of poor conditioning or panic/anxiety, worsened by caffeine and other stimulants. They can also be due to an abnormal heart rhythm which needs to be evaluated with an ekg and monitoring, a holter monitor or longer term telemetry. A stress test is helpful in the evaluation. See a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Been having constant heart palpitations (beating at 60bpm) worst at night with a throbbing pains around the body. What would be the cause of this?

Been having constant heart palpitations (beating at 60bpm) worst at night with a throbbing pains around the body. What would be the cause of this?

See doctor: Your heart rate is at the lower limit of normal yet your heart is pounding quite hard. Although I suspect that this may be from anxiety, you do need to rule out a cardiac problem just to be sure and calling your doctor would be the first step. Whether he would refer you to a cardiologist is up to him. ...Read more

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Why do I have bad heart palpitations whenever I am drifting off to sleep at night?

Why do I have bad heart palpitations whenever I am drifting off to sleep at night?

Because its quiet.: Palpitation usually aren't really more frequent at night, just more noticeable. When you lay down and are still and quiet, the irregular heart beats are often more noticeable. ...Read more

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I am experiencing heart palpitations and a low bp while on noratrytaline? I skipped last night but when I checked my bp was 87/66 HR138

I am experiencing heart palpitations and a low bp while on noratrytaline? I skipped last night but when I checked my bp was 87/66 HR138

Serious: These cardiovascular symptoms are serious and should be reported to your treating physician as soon as possible. Both palpitations and hypotension have been reported as side effects of nortriptyline. You may be referred for thyroid tests and to a cardiologist to determine the exact nature of your palpitations and for follow-up of your low blood pressure. ...Read more

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I've been having heart palpitations at night since returning from a trip to Vegas where I ate lots of junk food. Could the food have caused this?

I've been having heart palpitations at night since returning from a trip to Vegas where I ate lots of junk food. Could the food have caused this?

Junk food: Yes, junk food might cause your heart palpitations but if you are also taking perhaps too much liquor, please stop that for a few days. If alcohol was not something you drank while in Vegas, you must see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Anxious and nervous at the office, can't even get a good lunch and extra hours working. All day ok but heart palpitations in bed at night. What to do?

Psychiatrist: I recommend that you consult with a psychiatrist for a full evaluation. You might find that some medications can help what sounds like constant anxiety and distress. Be well, . ...Read more

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Why i only get the heart palpitations at Night time or while in bed laying down ? Is this is the case with all cardiac patients?

Why i only get the heart palpitations at Night time or while in bed laying down ? Is this is the case with all cardiac patients?

Palpitations: When your heartbeat feels unusual & rapid, we call that palpitations. If you have chest discomfort, shortness of breath, lightheadedness or fainting with the palpitations, that's worrisome. It is common to be more aware of cardiac sensations when not distracted by daily activities, and sometimes certain positions make them more noticeable. ...Read more

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What causes heart palpitations? I feel like heart skips beat. In my chest and neck. Is this dangerous? Started last night been on and off.

What causes heart palpitations? I feel like heart skips beat. In my chest and neck. Is this dangerous? Started last night been on and off.

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more

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How dangerous are heart palpitations? I experience them almost every night and they scare me! i've had an EKG which the dr said was perfect, but could something else be going on?

How dangerous are heart palpitations? I experience them almost every night and they scare me! i've had an EKG which the dr said was perfect, but could something else be going on?

Heat and anxiety: A young person your age if there is no other medical causes like heart thyroid or adrenal problems can be very likely anxiety panic attacks get consultation with psychiatrist to address the issues with therapy andrews can easily be taken care of relax if doctor told you there is nothing wrong with your heart there is nothing to stress out get an appt and will be ok good luck. ...Read more

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Which of my meds could be giving me heart palpitations ? Mostly in the morning and at night :/

Which of my meds could be giving me heart palpitations ? Mostly in the morning and at night :/

Without having : Any more information, from all the drugs you are using, Isotretinoin will be one that could give you palpitations. An echocardiogram was done and possibly an ekg. If those were negative, the other possibility is anxiety attacks and then drug induced. You need talk to your primary care physician for further evaluation and decision making. ...Read more

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Im getting heart palpitations esp @ night @ they are never consistent. It beats very hard and fast 4 several seconds then it's done. What could it be?

Im getting heart palpitations esp @ night @ they are never consistent. It beats very hard and fast 4 several seconds then it's done. What could it be?

Premature beats...: Usually nothing to worry about unless occurs frequently and accompanied with other symptoms such as lightheadedness. If you lay on your left side at night, you get increased blood flow returning to the heart which can cause palpitations--especially in the setting of mitral valve prolapse (weak valve). These are generally not worrisome--try to avoid lying on left side. EKG and ECHO if worsens. ...Read more

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I have recently been having heart palpitations at night. I am wondering if I should be worried about this? Anything you recommend that I can do? Thanks! heart palpatations

I have recently been having heart palpitations at night. I am wondering if I should be worried about this? Anything you recommend that I can do? Thanks!

heart palpatations

Often not serious: Palpitations is the word patient use to describe a fluttering sensation in the chest caused by skipped heart beats or rapid heartbeats. Patients with no heart disease can often experience palpitations. Sometimes they are brought on by anxiety, fatigue, caffeine and cough and cold medicines. Beta blockers are sometimes prescribed if the palpitations are annoying or very frequent. SEE bit.ly/1vlj5 ...Read more

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For the last week I have had substantial heart palpitations, keeping me from sleeping at night. Can anxiety do that? For that long?

For the last week I have had substantial heart palpitations, keeping me from sleeping at night. Can anxiety do that? For that long?

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

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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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