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What's causes palpitations?

What's causes palpitations?

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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Dr. Ravi Chand
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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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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

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

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I notices splinter hemorrhages on two of my nails. I also have a cough and sore throat. And mild palpitations. Could it be myocarditis?

I notices splinter hemorrhages on two of my nails. I also have a cough and sore throat. And mild palpitations. Could it be myocarditis?

Splinter hemorrhages: splinters can be seen in patients with endocarditis (infection of the heart valve) but rarely present with a cough and sore throat..they usually are not seen in myocarditis ...Read more

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What could cause sharp shooting pain on left side of chest followed by weakness and palpitations(mild)? On meds. for UC and sacroillitis.

What could cause sharp shooting pain on left side of chest followed by weakness and palpitations(mild)? On meds. for UC and sacroillitis.

Chest wall or intern: There are a lot of reasons as to why you might have chest pain both surface and internal. Your physician will assess your lungs your heart your ribs and your chest wall ...Read more

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I have mild MVP mild regurgitation. I feel palpitation and anxious at night. Why this happens at night?

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

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Echo shows mv thickening and mild regurg. Tv mild regurg. Also have palpitations regularly and inappropriate tachycardia. Worried?

Echo shows mv thickening and mild regurg. Tv mild regurg. Also have palpitations regularly and inappropriate tachycardia. Worried?

Probably not: Mild mitral and tricuspid regugitation are common and rarely cause problems. The palpitations and tachycardia can often be treated with low doses of beta blockers. Best to see your doctor and ask for a holter monitor. ...Read more

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I occasionally get palpitations and mild tachycardia (max 108) upon standing. No explanation after testing. Could sedentary lifestyle cause this?

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

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Why would blinking or bright flashing lights cause heart palpitations with mild tremors?

Why would blinking or bright flashing lights cause heart palpitations with mild tremors?

The lights are most: likely not the cause of the palpitations and tremors. I suspect that the lights cause anxiety and the release of adrenaline. This hormone will definitely cause tremor and palpitations. You probably experience these symptoms in other anxiety provoking situations. ...Read more

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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 :(

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 :(

Deconditioned: It sounds like you are out of shape. The nature of your palpitations could be evaluated with monitoring but with a normal stress echo they are unlikely to be pathological. Discuss this with your health care professional. I suspect additional testing will be reassuring. ...Read more

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