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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. Ravi Chand
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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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What are symptoms that are considered an emergency with heart palpitations?

What are symptoms that are considered an emergency with heart palpitations?

Other symptoms: If the palpitations make you short of breath for more than an instant, or you pass out or get very woozy, or if they are accompanied by real pain. These make it worth the medical workup. Your first step is going off coffee if you feel you can do this. ...Read more

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I am going through a tuff phase and experience high level of stress anxiety and heart palpitations. Situation getting worse what to do.

I am going through a tuff phase and experience high level of stress anxiety and heart palpitations. Situation getting worse what to do.

Need a physician: Stress and anxiety can cause many physiologic changes in the body and can result in panic attacks which are uncomfortable and concerning. You need to see a physician or specialist to determine the cause of your anxiety/stress and to determine if you require medication to control these stressful episodes. They will not resolve on their own, so please seek medical help. ...Read more

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Went to emergency room for heart palpitations all blood work and ECG said i was fine and should continue taking my Buspar (buspirone) as directed should I continu?

Went to emergency room for heart palpitations all blood work and ECG said i was fine and should continue taking my Buspar (buspirone) as directed should I continu?

Anxiety: Anxiety can cause many physical symptoms, including palpitations. It sounds like the er doctors examined you, and did not find anything alarming. Buspar (buspirone) is a medication which can help with anxiety. You haven't shared what dose you're on, but i hope you'll tell the physician you've been seeing about this er trip. Please maintain your Buspar (buspirone) in the meantime. Psychotherapy can be helpful too. ...Read more

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I am having what feels like heart palpitations, like flopping?

I am having what feels like heart palpitations, like flopping?

Sure: Palpitations are a sensation of skipped heart beats -- sometimes there is an electrical problem or arrhythmia, and other times it is something else causing this sensation. Seeing your doctor will help. ...Read more

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I am having what feels like fluttering. Heart palpitations?

Yes: Everyone feels their heart "skip, pound, flutter, quiver, " or even race sometimes. It doesn't necessarily indicate a problem, but if it becomes frequent, bothersome, or occurs with dizziness, passing out, chest pain, or trouble breathing, it's time to get it checked out. ...Read more

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At least once a week I've been feeling what feels like heart palpitations,fluttering.Every time I feel that,I burp.Related to gerd?Esophagus spasm ?

At least once a week I've been feeling what feels like heart palpitations,fluttering.Every time I feel that,I burp.Related to gerd?Esophagus spasm ?

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. GI gas could cause palpitations ...Read more

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Is it normal for a 28 yr old with no known medical conditions to have random heart palpitations? Is it a bad sign?

Is it normal for a 28 yr old with no known medical conditions to have random heart palpitations? Is it a bad sign?

Very common: Palpitation may be very common at your age group and may not necessarily indicate a real heart problem. Despite this, if they are very frequent , it could be related to a very benign cardiac arrythmia ( abnormal heart rhythm) which can easily be treated. It maybe advisable to see someone if they are very frequent ...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