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Irregular Heart Beat And Sinking Feeling
You're human: Most people have occasional flutters, flipflops, and skipped beats, especially when they're doing something exciting and fun. If you have more than five per minute while you're not loaded with caffeine. If your heart suddenly starts racing and stops as suddenly, or if they take your breath away, or are accompanied by chest pain, a physicain office visit is in order. ...Read more
Friend 32male is overweight with skipping pulse beat, loud heart beat and skipped heart beat. What's wrong?
Irregular heartbeat: An irregular pulse is usually due to irregular heartbeat which in turn is often due to benign variation in electrical activity of the heart. This is particularly true if not accompanied by other cardiac symptoms, progressive nature or exertional symptoms. However, an ekg is appropriate and required if any other symptoms are present. ...Read more
My symptoms are: rapid heart beat, slow heart beat, fluttering in my chest, feeling my heart beat, pain in my chest, lightheaded, and dizziness. ?
See a doctor : The symptoms you are describing can be dangerous please see your doctor asap or go to the emergency department. ...Read more
Heart probs? Heart beating fast at random time, antsy,unease, chest tightness, nose blocked but no mucus..just rapid heart beating and chest tightness
Heart palps while sleeping. Slow heart rate. Feels like skipped beats (thumps). Chest discomfort. Have had all cardio tests. Any ideas?
Premature Beats: While most people have a regular heart rate, it is not uncommon to have a premature or extra heart beat on occasion. These might occur more often with stress or excitement or after stimulants such as alcohol or caffeine. These are not dangerous or worrisome. However if sxs persist you could have an ECG or heart monitor to determine what exactly is occurring. ...Read more
Tachycardia: Could possibly be svtamerican. See a specialist. ...Read more
With this symptom: combination I would seek prompt medical evaluation. It would be important to be checked for arrhythmias. Take care. ...Read more
Stimulants: Stimulants increase the heart rate and make the heart more irritable and prone to irregular rhythms that would be perceived as palpitations. In addition to increasing the heart rate, some increase the strenght of the hear beat resulting in more blood being pumped that may cause a murmur, even in the absence of a heart defect. These stimulant may be ingested substances or internally produced. ...Read more
Dizziness, blured vision and rapid heart beat while exercising.. Heart beat during rest is 89-100bpm blood pressure 117/84..Is it normal?
Discuss w doc: One expects a physiologically appropriate increase in heart rate with exercise. This could be magnified if your volume state is low (intravascular dehydration) . Symptoms of dehydration coupled with the normal sympathetic stress of activity could explain this--but if you are still symptomatic after assuring adequate hydration you should see a cardiologist for monitoring/echo-stress study. ...Read more
"Skipped beats": Most people have ectopic or early beats from time to time, such as the PVC (premature ventricular contraction) shown. Some people feel these early beats and some do not. Their significance depends on whether they are due to underlying heart disease. A thorough evaluation is important, although they may be due to excessive fatigue, stress, excess caffeine use or other stimulants. ...Read more
Fast heart beat, insomnia, shortness of breath, anxiety, feeling weak while taking welbutrin. Is this normal?
What causes low blood pressure and slow heart pumping? Can feel a rushing sensation and heart beat in my head when hearts goin slow?
Various causes: Low blood pressure in young women is common and may be harmless unless it results in lightheadedness. It can also be caused by certain medications,anemia,varicose veins, glandular abnormalities,standing too quickly, heart disease. Heart rates under 55/min can be problematic and can be due to abnormal intrinsic pacemaker, underactive thyroid,certain medications or be normal. Your MD can advise you ...Read more
Heart rate 120 dizziness, nausea, rapid heart beat with fluttering and can't concentrate. Not feeling myself at all ?
Get a Holter monitor: It sounds like atrial fibrilation.Get a more detailed answer ›
What causes bounding pulse? Started happening 3 mo ago, getting worse. Feel pulse everywhere,visible heart beat.
See a doctor: It sounds like you feel your heart is pounding, in a way, and that the pulse is palpable everywhere. You say you can see your heart beating in your chest. It would be impossible to offer any assessment of your symptoms on this forum. Please consult a clinician who can conduct a physical examination to offer a proper assessment. Best wishes. ...Read more
I normally have irregular heart beat since i was 10, i did tens of test and all show benign, now I have new feeling of heart shivering, is it worrying?
Since this is a new: Symptom i would ask if you have been evaluated for it. I don't know if the stress test, echocardiogram & thyroid function tests all took place before or after this symptom appeared. If a new sx hasn't been evaluated - that is the next step. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Laying in the sun for about an hour came in feeling dizzy took BP and it was 116/51 pulse 97 with irregular heart beat notification?
I'm on blood thinner but i'm feeling like a irregular heart beat . Can I have a heart attack being on xarelto (blood thinners ?
Yes, though may ↓the: severity. Xarelto does NOT thin the blood; blood viscosity does not change. Instead Xarelto inhibits clot formation, thus any bleeding problems are ?ed. Xarelto is Rxed because of evidence/concern of forming clots inside blood vessels, not just in blood vessel breaks. Heart attacks are due to atherosclerosis & arterial lining ruptures; Xarelto is incapable of reducing these; only ?es clotting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had night sweats for a couple of nights,bp is 140/80,pulse is 75,02 level is 92,irregular heart beat,feeling weak all over,pain in both legs,age 64?
Get checked.: Night sweats, if new, can be due to a fever & if you have a change in your heart beat (if it has not been irregular commonly before) you need to get checked or call your doc today. There are many reasons possible to explain your symptoms, but no way to sort them out here. Despite our fondest hopes, a 150 character question & a 400 character response cannot solve all the world's ills! Peace cures! ...Read more
Irregular: To answer your question requires you to see a doctor. Without lots more information we can't know what is going on with you. ...Read more
Irregular heart beat: Need to undergo ekg, holter or event monitor to identify your arrhythmia. It should be treated. Anxiety could increase ventricular rate especially in the setting of irregular heart beat. Then you need to get antianxiety medications. Consult your physician to get systematic work-up. Also you need to check your thyroid harmone levels. ...Read more
I quit lexapro 8 days ago. every since I have had irregular heart beat. I never had this until quitting the meds. is this common? will it get better?
It should: It depends also on the dosage used. If symptoms continued , see your doctor. ...Read more
Need more info: The best way to diagnose an irregular rhythm is to record it. Your doctor can prescribe a monitor that you can wear which will allow your heart rhythm to be recorded. The recorded rhythm during your symptoms will be very helpful in getting to the bottom of it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Many causes: Electrolyte imbalance, especially low potassium or low magnesium. Hypoxia (low oxygen). Lack of circulation (ischemia). Structural anomalies (like mitral stenosis or by-pass tract.)abnormal cardiac function (like cardiomyopathy). Infection (like myocarditis). Ph imbalance (acidosis or alkylosis). Cardiac stimulation (like nicotine, caffeine, cocaine, adrenalin). Fatigue, stress, anxiety, aging. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Palpitations: Palpitations often feel like a skipped beat. Usually its an early beat. If its from the top of heart its called a premature atrial contraction and when from the bottom of heart a premature ventricular contraction.The early beat causes a short pause as the heart "resets" the rythm and the following beat is a bit more accentuated than a normal beat. This is what most people feel. Chk w/ur dr for w/u. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends on the type of heartbeat. Please see a cardiologist. ...Read more
Seek help: Not knowing what the medication is or what is was taken for, you should seek emergency attention now. ...Read more
Palpitations: If the symptom is bothersome see the doc for evaluation. ...Read more
I'm sure it does: Everyone's heart skips beats. Unless you pay attention, you won't feel the vast majority. Normal hearts beat 60, 000 to 100, 000 times a day. Some of those are "mis-fires". Caffeine, fatigue, stress, nicotine all increase this number. Skipped beats do not mean you have heart disease. ...Read more
More information : Needed...What type of irregularity.Get a more detailed answer ›
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