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Irregular Heart Beat And Sinking Feeling
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 ›
What do you advise if I'm overly tired, I can't sleep, I have this irregular heart beat that's causing it?
It is important: To seek prompt medical evaluation if that is the case. ...Read more
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