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Why does my heart skip a beat when I masturbate?

Why does my heart skip a beat when I masturbate?

Excitement: During sex, there is an increase of adrenalin. The heart is very sensitive to Adrenalin and the effect (in your case) is to skip a heart beat. ...Read more

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Masturbation can cause heart problems? When I masturbate I have noticed that my heart tends to speed up a lot and even skip a beat sometimes. Is this a serious problem that I should be worried about? I'm a 17 year old male.

Masturbation can cause heart problems? When I masturbate I have noticed that my heart tends to speed up a lot and even skip a beat sometimes. Is this a serious problem that I should be worried about? I'm a 17 year old male.

Probably fine: It's normal for masturbation to cause rapid heart rate, and the occasional skipped beat when it's going that fast. The sympathetic nervous system is activated, essentially the fight or flight response. Hormones are kicked into gear to get that going, and those drive the heart as well. Unless you have documented heart disease, at 17 you should be fine. ...Read more

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Irregular heart beat while masturbating, is that normal?

Irregular heart beat while masturbating, is that normal?

Depends: If you're having a run of beats that are clearly abnormal and take your breath away, check with your physician -- if this is the case, it's probably not happening just during this activity. Up to five skipped beats per minute is usually a non-problem. Sexuality is powerful -- if just the thought of someone makes your heart skip a beat, I'm hoping you meet that person in real life. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience heart palpitations while masturbating?

Is it normal to experience heart palpitations while masturbating?

Maybe?: Let's assume that this question is serious for the moment. The next logical question would be whether palpitations also occur with other types of exertion. If so, it's possible that you have a supraventricular tachycardia. If these palpitations only occur while masturbating, I wouldn't worry too much. There aren't a whole lot of (any) arrhythmias that occur only with this particular activity. ...Read more

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PVC's skipped heart beat during masturbation ECHO AND ECG normal. Noticed holding breath holding during masturbating to, can that cause it?

PVC's skipped heart beat during masturbation ECHO AND ECG normal. Noticed holding breath holding during masturbating to, can that cause it?

PVCs: Isolated PVCs are not dangerous. If you are having frequent PVCs or different shaped PVCs you should see a cardiologist and have a Holter Monitor study. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal for your heart to suddenly skip irregularly when you lay down?

Please advise if it's normal for your heart to suddenly skip irregularly when you lay down?

Skipping: Heart skipping when you lay down isn't normal but isn't necessarily a problem that needs treatment. If it happens regularly, it would be reasonable to consult your doctor to see if something is going on. ...Read more

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My heart seems to skip a beat and then it seems to take my breath away. Little dizziness also. Doesn't happen often. Is this normal or what is it?

My heart seems to skip a beat and then it seems to take my breath away. Little dizziness also. Doesn't happen often. Is this normal or what is it?

PVC: Sounds like a premature ventricular contraction. Almost everyone has these but not everyone notices them. If they really bother you, see your doc to rule out worrisome stuff. ...Read more

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My heart will skip a beat. I need to take a deep breath to feel normal. No previous heart probs. Happens many x's a day. Should I be concerned?

My heart will skip a beat. I need to take a deep breath to feel normal. No previous heart probs. Happens many x's a day. Should I be concerned?

Palpitations: Most often what you describe is benign and requires no treatment just reassurance. Your doctor can check you to be sure what your situation is. In the unlikely case some abnormality is present, dr. Can deal with it for you. ...Read more

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What makes your heart skip beats for a whole week and go away for a month then come back again? All test came back normal just shows heart skipping.

What makes your heart skip beats for a whole week and go away for a month then come back again? All test came back normal just shows heart skipping.

Skipped beats: This symptom is quit common in other wise healthy women. They come and go at times with no pattern. In some patients there is a pattern associated with menses. ...Read more

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Feel electric type pain in middle and slight left of chest. Heart rate is normal and doesn't skip when it happens. Seems to occur when I slouch forward?

Feel electric type pain in middle and slight left of chest. Heart rate is normal and doesn't skip when it happens. Seems to occur when I slouch forward?

Costal chondrites: Inflammation occurs at place where rib joins the breast plate. If you press on this location the pressure of palpation arouses exquisite pain. This localized and arousable pain indicates that the pain is not from the heart. If it persists a small cortisone injection can work wonders. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel heart palpitations or heart skip beat/pause when laying on left side (side of heart) I only notice some when I'm in this position?

Is it normal to feel heart palpitations or heart skip beat/pause when laying on left side (side of heart) I only notice some when I'm in this position?

Yes: If you lay on your left side, your heart actually sits right on your chest wall, and it is much easier to feel/sense your heartbeat, which might have occasional skipped beats. ...Read more

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After I masterbate, my HR increases and my heart beats really hard. I can then hear my blood 'swishing' through my body. This normal?

After I masterbate, my HR increases and my heart beats really hard. I can then hear my blood 'swishing' through my body. This normal?

Normal...: A brief run of fast heart beating is normal after intense mental and physical tension from masturbation. If not lasting or affecting your daily living, that is okay!
More? Contact www. HealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with keycode of RQPWJC. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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Skip beats several times per min. Feel airway smaller at times. Nausea when it happens. Heart dr says my heart normal. How to relieve it?

Skip beats several times per min. Feel airway smaller at times. Nausea when it happens. Heart dr says my heart normal. How to relieve it?

PVC's?: "skipped beats" are most commonly a result of premature atrial (pac's) or ventricular contractions (pvc's). Sleep deprivation, caffeine, peri-menstrual, anxiety, stimulants, and hypertension can lead to pvc's. Hypertension is unusual at 18 years old. Nearly everyone gets pac's and pvc's, whether they are aware or not. Takes >pvcs10, 000/day may cause heart damage. Follow-up nausea/sob with doc. ...Read more

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Had stressful holiday Didn't eat or drink all day & hav cold. Coughed, then randomly felt heart skip a beat. Normal? Is it due to cough, not eating?

Had stressful holiday Didn't eat or drink all day & hav cold. Coughed, then randomly felt heart skip a beat. Normal? Is it due to cough, not eating?

Skipped Heart beat: I understand your concern about “heartskip a beat”
We all occasionally feel them.
It is likely that you had skipped beat due to Stress.
It is not due to cough or not eating.
They may occur due to use of Caffeine, Nicotine, Electrolyte imbalance or Heart disease.
See Psychiatrist for Therapy for stress of relationship, unresolved feelings of worry, fear, hurt, resentment; work and finances. ...Read more

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I can feel my heart skip a beat, if I feel the pulse on my neck, there is no pulse when I feel the flutter. This is a normal day thing for me. Normal?

I can feel my heart skip a beat, if I feel the pulse on my neck, there is no pulse when I feel the flutter. This is a normal day thing for me. Normal?

PACs?: Sounds like premature beats which are normal. Different people experience them differently (if at all). If no sustained symptoms this is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Is it normal if heart flutter and miss beats after a catheter ablation?

Is it normal if heart flutter and miss beats after a catheter ablation?

Yes: For the first 1-2 weeks following a catheter ablation, palpitations or a sense that the heart is beating irregularly, is common and are likely secondary to irritation of the heart from the ablation procedure. These symptoms are typically very brief. Symptoms of longer duration may represent recurrence of the arrhythmia for which the ablation was undertaken. ...Read more

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Can a cardiac MRI miss scarring on the heart? Is it possible to see scarring during an EP study but have a normal cardiac MRI?

Can a cardiac MRI miss scarring on the heart? Is it possible to see scarring during an EP study but have a normal cardiac MRI?

Yes; depends on size: The cardiac MRIs have inherent limits of resolution, so problems with anatomy below a certain size do not show up on the scans. The EP is a functional study - testing how the heart functions (electrically). While the EP doc gets a good idea of where the irritability is (based on position of the electrodes), it's primarily meant to capture & fix the electrical rhythm, not diagnose a myocardial scar ...Read more