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Can melatonin cause irregular heartbeat?

Can melatonin cause irregular heartbeat?

NOT usually: Melatonin is a hormone found naturally in the body. It's main use is for insomnia. Melatonin seems to be able to shorten the amount of time it takes to fall asleep, but only by about 12 minutes! (according to one research study) the usual dose 1-3mg. Melatonin can raise blood pressure in people who are taking certain medications to control blood pressure-so not recommended in hypertension (hi bp). ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Melatonin (Definition)

Melatonin_is a hormone that helps regulate sleep. Some studies suggest that there is abnormal melatonin production in children with autism and other developmental disorders. Several studies suggest that melatonin may be useful for improving sleep, if ...Read more


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What could cause an irregular heartbeat?

What could cause an irregular heartbeat?

Many things: It can range from benign premature beats to arrythmias. Talk to your physician & get evaluated. ...Read more

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What's an irregular heartbeat called?

What's an irregular heartbeat called?

Many causes: Your heartbeat is meant to be regular but there are many things that make it feel like it is missing, skipping, or fluttering. Most are benign but it is reasonable to see your GP and get an ECG to diagnose the problem if one actually exists. ...Read more

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Anorexic frail with irregular heartbeat?

Anorexic frail with irregular heartbeat?

See doctor ASAP: Nutritional and electrolyte abnormalities in anorexia can be serious, even fatal. Consult your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have an irregular heartbeat after orgasm?

Is it bad to have an irregular heartbeat after orgasm?

Orgasm: Irregular heartbeat after orgasm isn't necessarily bad. It depends on the condition of your cardiovascular system. If you are otherwise normal, some heart beat irregularity wouldn't necessarily be a problem after orgasm. If it causes symptoms for you, you should have your doctor check you. ...Read more

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Anorexic friend with irregular heartbeat? Could it be dangerous?

Anorexic friend with irregular heartbeat?  Could it be dangerous?

Arrhythmia: Anorexia and malnutrition, particularly with associated emesis can lead to electrolyte abnormalities, such as low potassium and magnesium that can trigger arrhythmias. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with an irregular heartbeat?

You're annoyed...: The extra beats are annoying, but unless they're something called pvcs, and there are a lot of them (as in, 1 in 4 or more beats is a "false beat") they're pretty harmless as far as we know. ...Read more

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What can be done for an irregular heartbeat without medication or surgery?

What can be done for an irregular heartbeat without medication or surgery?

Some irregular heart: Benign and don't need meds. Get an explanation from your dr. Cut down on caffeine and energy drinks. God bless u! ...Read more

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Worried can you cure an irregular heartbeat which is caused by anxiety by treating the anxiety?

Worried can you cure an irregular heartbeat which is caused by anxiety by treating the anxiety?

Yes: Yes. Most arrhythmias that are due to anxiety- adrenaline based, ( apcs, pvcs, svt) can be treated with stress management, meditation, exercise, adequate sleep, reduction of caffeine. However, dangerous arrhythmias can also worsen with stress as well. Vtach, afib etc. Complete evaluation with a cardiologist is important prior to simply addressing the anxiety. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat
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Irregular Heartbeat (Definition)

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