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Is It Worth A Trip To The Doctor For Palpitations
Palpitation is also known as Pounding heartbeat. 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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My doctor told me he could prescribe medication if my palpitations became bothersome, what would be the med he would most likely prescribe to me?
That would: probably depend on the cause of the palpitations. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
If I have palpitation, average of 119, my doctor did all tests that showed that everything is normal, would taking magnesium help me lower this rate?
Magnesium will: Not help. You might do well on betablockers. ...Read more
Palpitations: When does one worry about palpitations? Two things to consider: 1) accompanying symptoms. If feeling faint, severe shortness of breath, or severe chest pain then it's probably best getting i checked out. 2) duration of palpitations. If racing heart beats go on and on for hours or days, best getting i checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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