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Is it worth a trip to the doctor for palpitations?

Is it worth a trip to the doctor for palpitations?

Yes and no: It bothers you in many ways and you are concern, see your doc. Otherwise don't. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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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


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Hi should I go back to the doctor for palpitations its worring me. Also what could cause this ?

Hi should I go back to the doctor for palpitations its worring me. Also what could cause this ?

And consider therapy: Yes, it's reasonable to feel as confident as you can that you are not missing a serious cardiac condition. But, after understanding the findings (if negative), please do consider the value of psychotherapy to learn about yourself and how your behavior and feelings can put such pressure on your body that it feels like a heart condition. You can learn ways to relieve or avois such stress and anxiety. ...Read more

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Hi all doc, what happen if I feel my own palpitations a bit strong all the day ? Especially after I bow, untill I feel uncomfortable.

Maybe premature beat: In the setting of a structurally normal heart what you may be exhibiting are pvc's (premature ventricular contractions). Not abnormal or dangerous in the absence of any heart disease but should probably be investigated at least with a holter monitor and an echo. ...Read more

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R palpitations life threatening? Had them for 6 consec days, on & off, seen doc for this but not diagnosis w/serious condition...Had palp since teen, now 38

R palpitations life threatening? Had them for 6 consec days, on & off, seen doc for this but not diagnosis w/serious condition...Had palp since teen, now 38

Palpitations: They are often benign but can be serious if persistent and leading to sustained arrhythmia. Determination of your lv function with an echo is key as people with structurally abnormal hearts have more risk of a serious arrhythmia. Control of your caffeine and any stimulants such as decongestants or antihistamines is important in limiting your palpitations. Medication can help symptomatic pts. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, why am i having palpitations after my angiogram was clear ?

Hi doctor, why am i having palpitations after my angiogram was clear ?

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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Doctors, what is the difference between ectopic heartbeat and palpitations?

Doctors, what is the difference between ectopic heartbeat and palpitations?

Terminology: Palpitations are the symptoms one feels when there is an abnormal heart rhythm. Ectopic heart beat means that some of your heart beats originate in a part of your heart is that is not the normal site of origin (the "sinus node".). Ectopic heart beats sometimes (but not always) leads to palpitations. Most ectopic beats go unnoticed. ...Read more

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My doctor says i might have low magnesium.Palpitations daily up to 2 hours at a time, feel very cold too.How dangerous is this?

My doctor says i might have low magnesium.Palpitations daily up to 2 hours at a time, feel very cold too.How dangerous is this?

Over 300 functions: Magnesium is a essential for the function of over 300 enzymes & needed for muscle, nerve & heart function.Low magnesium can cause or aggravate muscle spasms, anxiety, insomnia, migraine headaches, hypertension, fatigue, palpitations, constipation, asthma, osteoporosis etc. The best magnesium supplements are magnesium taurate, glycinate, citrate & aspartate.See http://drcarolyndean.Com/magnesium_miracle/. ...Read more

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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