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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. Louis Gallia
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Heart Palpitations (Definition)

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


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Can you also get heart palpitations once you stop taking ibuprofen?

Can you also get heart palpitations once you stop taking ibuprofen?

Not expected: Heart palpitations are not an expected effect from discontinuing ibuprofen. Rebound headaches can occur if you have been taking it for a long time and stop. ...Read more

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Second osseous surgery last week, and a frenulectomy. 800mg ibuprofen for several days. Now having heart palpitations, related to surgery or meds?

Second osseous surgery last week, and a frenulectomy. 800mg ibuprofen for several days. Now having heart palpitations, related to surgery or meds?

Palpitations: When was your last medical check-up? I would not assume anything. It would be better that you see your physician as soon as possible for an evaluation. ...Read more

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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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What is wrong if I have heart palpitations?

What is wrong if I have heart palpitations?

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

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Why could I keep getting heart palpitations?

Why could I keep getting heart palpitations?

Several reasons: Palpitations are a sensation of skipped or extra beats that some people feel. Often palpitations are benign, due to infrequent skipped beats and not related to any heart problem. In others, palpitations can be an indication of a heart condition that requires medical attention. Reducing caffeine and alcohol intake are general steps that anyone with palpitations can take. If it persists see your md. ...Read more

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Why have I recently developed heart palpitations?

Why have I recently developed heart palpitations?

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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How to determine if I'm having heart palpitations?

How to determine if I'm having heart palpitations?

Pulse more than 100: There is artery in your wrist on the thumb side. Count the beats for one minute. More than 100 beats per minute is palpitation. ...Read more

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What to do if I continue having heart palpitations?

What to do if I continue having heart palpitations?

Get a monitor: You need to have a diagnosis made. Please go to your doctor and get a heart monitor. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations, lightheadedness, should I be concerned?

Heart palpitations, lightheadedness, should I be concerned?

Palpitations: Yes. Certain kinds of heart arrhythmias causes palpitations, low BP and dizziness. Some are extremely dangerous. You need to consult your physician. ...Read more

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I was just told I had costochondral separation, will this make my heart palpitations worse?

No, need evaluation: Costochondral seperation may have nothing to do with heart palpitations. Costochondrol means connection between rib and cartilage. Whereas palpitations have to do with heart which means fast heart beat. Further evaluation is indicated. ...Read more

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Can I take Percocet after getting a steroid shot for a cold? Worried about heart palpitations

Can I take Percocet after getting a steroid shot for a cold? Worried about heart palpitations

WHY??: Steroid shots are never used for "colds". Why do you want to take Percocet? Yes, you can take Percocet after a steroid shot. Do you have heart palpitations or are you worried about a future attack? None of this makes enough sense for any advise except to see a Dr if you are in some kind of distress. ...Read more

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I had 2 sets of heart palpitations in a week should I be worried I also have ulcerative colitis???

I had 2 sets of heart palpitations in a week should I be worried I also have ulcerative colitis???

Palpitations: In general you shouldn't be worried but should let your Doctor (s) know what you're experiencing. From out here not enough data to know whether the palps might suggest a complication for you. ...Read more

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I have 1-2 heart palpitations a day, I don't drink coffee and I had a good EKG in june. Is this concerning?

I have 1-2 heart palpitations a day, I don't drink coffee and I had a good EKG in june. Is this concerning?

Depends: If the palpitations are brief, lasting 1-2 seconds, and feel like a "skipped heart beat" or an "extra heart beat" then these are generally benign and of no concern. If the palpitations are prolonged and characterized by sustained rapid heart beats, then you should be evaluated by your physician. These are usually safe and not life-threatening, but can be annoying. ...Read more

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Could a infected nerve in your tooth cause heart palpitations. I will be getting a root canal sometime this week.

Usually not.: Although bacteria can enter your blood stream and effect your heart, this is really very rare. You do need to clear up the infection and an antibiotic may be suitable for you. Contact your dentist and tell her/him your concerns and what you are experiencing. ...Read more

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My hands and feet sometimes turn blue and I have frequent heart palpitations. What kind of tests should I get done?

My hands and feet sometimes turn blue and I have frequent heart palpitations. What kind of tests should I get done?

Several: Electolyte levels, especially calciium, thyroid hormone levels, and 24-hr urine test looking for catecholamines and their metabolites. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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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


Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more