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Does indigestion make your heart flutter?

Does indigestion make your heart flutter?

Possibly: Nonspecific palpitations can be caused by all sorts of stress physically or emotionally. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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Can indigestion cause a heart fluttering sensation?

Can indigestion cause a heart fluttering sensation?

Yes.: There is a relationship between the heart and the esophagus so the flutter could be heart. Just check you pulse to see if they match. Also people can get fluttering of the muscles between the ribs. Otherwise indigestion is the more likely at your age. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with Dyspepsia and am on Nexium (esomeprazole). I have been experiencing heart palpitations when I lie down (day or night). Is this normal?

I have been diagnosed with Dyspepsia and am on Nexium (esomeprazole). I have been experiencing heart palpitations when I lie down (day or night). Is this normal?

No: Having heart palpitations anytime is not normal. Indigestion and/or Nexium (esomeprazole) do not cause heart palpitations either. If you're having heart palpitations, you should see your doctor to be sure that they are not signs of a cardiac problem. Do not delay seeing your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have heart flutter?

How do I know if I have heart flutter?

Heart flutter: This is usually manifested by a sensation of a skipped heart beat. We generally cannot feel our heart beat. If you do have a sensation of a skipped heart beat or palpitation, see your primary care physician for an initial evaluation and if appropriate, he/she can refer you to a cardiologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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When I was thinking about something that made me feel depressed and stressed out, I felt my heart flutter, what does this mean?

When I was thinking about something that made me feel depressed and stressed out, I felt my heart flutter, what does this mean?

Panic attack: It sounds like anxiety, or what are known as panic attacks. It is possible though, you could have another problem called mitral valve prolapse. Or, it isn't uncommon to have both. Seek an evaluation with a qualified physician and good luck. ...Read more

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Are heart palpitations heard on a stethoscope. I have been having fluttering in heart & I used a stethoscope & it sounded odd can you hear them?

Are heart palpitations heard on a stethoscope. I have been having fluttering in heart & I used a stethoscope & it sounded odd can you hear them?

Yes : Palpitations are usually caused by the heart running fast or irregular and you would still me able hear the heart beats. If you haven't seen a Physician for the palpitations you should as there are different causes of palpitations. Treatment will vary based on the cause ...Read more

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I have anxiety & during times of extra stress I can feel palpitations where my heart feels like it flutters. Is this dangerous? can it cause damage?

I have anxiety & during times of extra stress I can feel palpitations where my heart feels like it flutters. Is this dangerous? can it cause damage?

No: Make sure you dont have medical condition such as Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) or hyperthyroidism. An electrocardiogram and blood test will able to identify these issues. Consider talking to your PCP. Wish you a good luck ...Read more

Flutter (Definition)

Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm in the top of the heart in which the top of the heart beats very fast but very regularly (as opposed to atrial fibrillation which is always irregular) and can lead to a rapid heart rate and ...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