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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
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
About 6 mnths back I suffered from mild sinus tachycardia mild palpitations and highBP 140/100). Now I have low BP 105/60)for about a month now. Help?
Low BP: Suspect they put you on a BB for the tacky or other BP meds for HBP. Need more information and can help. ...Read more
When I lay done and stretch I can hear a whooshing sound if my heart in my ear is that bad? I also have mild palpitations
Pulsatile tinnitus: this sounds like your are troubled by pulsatile tinnitus. this has a list of cause , mostly benign. I would recommend that you see your doctor when you have time (not urgent...no ER needed). sometimes we evaluate the blood vessels in head/neck with MRI/MRA to make sure nothing is going on to cause your symptoms ...Read more
I notices splinter hemorrhages on two of my nails. I also have a cough and sore throat. And mild palpitations. Could it be myocarditis?
What could cause sharp shooting pain on left side of chest followed by weakness and palpitations(mild)? On meds. for UC and sacroillitis.
Intermittent upper left arm pain, dull and achy. At times spreading down the arm, and with a more severe intensity. Lasting approximately 1 week. No recent injury to the arm. Lightheaded, palpitations, mild chest discomfort, headache. Anxiety?
Left arm pain: could very well be anxiety but has to be checked oiut from a cardiac standpt. Women do not have the classic pains associated with angina when they are in the forties and above, is there a family history of heart disease? if yes, the cardiac workup is even more important. good luck and feel better. ...Read more
I have mild MVP mild regurgitation. I feel palpitation and anxious at night. Why this happens at night?
Panic Attacks: It sounds like you may be suffering from panic attacks, likely due to stress and anxiety. Recent studies refute prior held beliefs that MVP causes anxiety. See your clinician to referral for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, an SSRI, and possibly a short course of a benzodiazepine. Take care! ...Read more
Echo shows mv thickening and mild regurg. Tv mild regurg. Also have palpitations regularly and inappropriate tachycardia. Worried?
I occasionally get palpitations and mild tachycardia (max 108) upon standing. No explanation after testing. Could sedentary lifestyle cause this?
Probably normal: however there is a disease of the autonomic nervous system called positional orthostatic tachycardia (POTs) which could play a role. In addition the medications you are taking could cause this as well. Ask your physician to evaluate your autonomic system if this becomes a clinical problem for you. In the meantime hydration is key to management. ...Read more
34 M with perfect echo stress in Jan. Feel heart palpitations with mild exertion. Takes time to return to resting (60 bpm). Out of shape? Scares me :(
Sometimes feel mild spasm in food pipe and get palpitations.. Goes away after a about 30 seconds. What would cause it?
Hard to say: This may need a referral to look at your swallowing mechanism and a recording of your heart rhythm. The esophagus and the heart are close to each other. While waiting for a referral to GI and cardiology keep a record of any triggers and if they are associated with each other. All the best getting this figured out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
M23. Anxiety, palpitations(mainly b4 sleep/after meal), mild dyspnea, fatigue, s-shaped scoliosis. Ecg, echo, blood test/pressure, lungs-ok.What can I do?
I have had heart palpitations for 3 days now with mild discomfort I was diagnosed with costochondritis in 2013 can this cause palpitations?
No: Costochondritis is not a cause of palpitations. Chest pain/discomfort with palpitations should should be evaluated for alternative causes. Heart rhythm problems may or may not be the cause of the chest symptoms. Best is to see a doctor for formal evaluation and since symptoms are ongoing, , would consider this evaluation to be done promptly. ...Read more
Chest pain palpitations feeling like you have to cough because of it. Could be esophagus spasms? Arythmyia? Have mild gastritis get pain after eat too
Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. You should see a doctor to get more information if it is severe or persistent. ...Read more
I have heart palpitations on and off, and have mild chest pain, is this a serious problem? I am 18 and female
Common problem: Palpitations are very common in your age group. You should have your thyroid function checked by your doctor and get an ekg. If there is an abnormality it should show up there. If it happens less frequently, you may need a holtor monitor or an event monitor to catch the palpitations while it is happening. Usually they are benign but need to make sure there is nothing more serious going on. ...Read more
Started new med, 2.5 mg norvasc (amlodipine). Noticed heart palpitations, getting stronger. Cause for concern? I have mild mitr. Valv.Prolpse.)
Palpitations,chest pain,mild shortness of breath had full work up by 2 different cardiologists,still can't find a reason for what's going on. What nxt?
Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more
Right now having palpitations, chest hurts pretty bad. It kind of stings in a sense. Mild headache. 84 BPH though. Should i go to the hospital?
Pounding Heart (Pulse) (Definition)
Pounding heartbeat is a symptom in which a person senses that his heart is beating very strongly, such as during exercising. Pounding heartbeat, without other chest or heart symptoms, can be normal if it happens only during exercise. Otherwise, a medical problem may be the cause. ...Read more