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My Heart Flutters When I Sneeze
Heart flutter right after sneezing and then chest pain. I also have irregular heart beat and rapid heart beat followed by passing out time to time?
Maybe: The sensation of feeling your heartbeat (heart flutters) is called palpitations and most of the time it is a completely benign symptom. However if it is accompanied by weakness, dizziness, shortness of breath, passing out, or chest pressure/pain...Or you have a history of heart problems it can be the sign of serious illness and should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Call if you feel bad:
Many people will have an occasional skipping or racing of their heart.
However, if your heart races and you feel lightheaded, short of breath, sick to your stomach or have chest pains, these could be warning signs of a more serious heart problem and I would suggest you call you doctor right away. ...Read more
Depends: When you feel fluttering in your chest, it may be due to irregular, rapid heart beat, i.e. "arrythmia." if that is the case, the ekg will only show the abnormality if it is hooked up at the exact moment the symptoms occur, i.e. When the abnormal rhythm is present. (prolonged monitoring, with devices worn at home, can be used to try to capture the rhythm when symptoms of palpitations occur.). ...Read more
Aspartame sideeffect: There are reports in the literature that patients have reported chest pain and palpitations with aspartame ingestion. Like with any food or drug, patients can experience a variety of side effect symptoms. Try and avoid aspartame containing products and see if your symptoms resolve. ...Read more
What causes palpitations and heart flutters, like your heart is dropping in your chest or like it's drowning?
Skipped beat: Sounds like you're describing a Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC), which feels like a short pause, followed by a single stronger beat. They're very common among otherwise healthy people and can be reduced by avoiding stimulants, such as caffeine. See a heart rhythm specialist (cardiac electrophysiologist) for further evaluation and to ensure your heart is healthy. ...Read more
Palpitations, heart flutters, like your heart drops in your chest likes its drowning and then goes back to normal, what to do?
Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol, street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more
My heart flutters alot, I don't have any other systoms it just scares me, sometimes it feels like gas. What could be goimg on?
Palpitations: Very likely, you are feeling some irregularity in your heart's rhythm. It is not indicative of a disease. Normal hearts beat >100, 000 times a day and there are always some beats out of rhythm. Stress, fatigue, stimulants (like nicotine or caffeine) can make it worse. If it continues to be bothersome, check with your doctor. Most often, it subsides on its own after a few days. ...Read more
I have heart flutters. It also feels like someone is squeezing or stepping on my chest. Could this be digestive health related?
Possibly but would: Rule out cardiac etiology.Get a more detailed answer ›
What does it mean when I put pressure on my chest by my heart and I lose my breath...i also have had moments of heart flutters?
Cardiac exam: You must beexamined and have an EKG taken. Your question cannot be answered online. ...Read more
Due to anxiety, I have been getting frequent heart palpitations where it feels like my heart flutters. Is this dangerous to my heart?
Not necessarily: Palpitations are a sign that the heart is getting more stimulation from the adrenaline surges that happen in anxiety or panic attacks. Very normal physiologic response. Prolonged surges over years could affect the heart, but at 21 years of age it is very unlikely. If u feel your skipping beats or being irregular u should seek medical help by seeing a doctor. ...Read more
I get frequent heart flutters and I have tightness in my chest on my left side at times, now actually. Do I need to go to the dr's?
Can severe health anxiety over heart cause frequent heart flutters during the day. Have had multiple ekgs in the past all were normal.
Yes, change it:
Stop consuming high carb foods (grains, lentils, potatoes based items). Also avoid milk protein since it causes inflammation. All these foods cause heart disease and anxiety.
Consume whole eggs, fish, meats, vegetables, avocados, saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil daily. Get 30-45 minutes of sunshine daily at noon or take vitD3 10, 000 IU/day. You should notice a difference in 1 month ...Read more
Hi I keep having daily ectopics when I laugh I get one. Feel like my hearts sensitive, I also suffer palpitations in mornings and hard beats?
Been on Zoloft (sertraline) since october 1 at 50mg then increased to 100mg on november 23 is it possible now to start feeling heart flutters.
Unlikely related to: Your medication. I would recommend you see your family doctor for further cardiac evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more
What effect can caffeine have on the body over time? I'm worried I consume to much, and that my heart flutters are associated with my caffeine intake.
Yes: What are you waiting for?Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably not, Rx for?:
Anything possible but 10mg, very small dose ; is sub-therapeutic for most people. If you have mitral value prolapse, this may unmasked it or a thyroid problem. A more plausible explanation is that the dose is not high enough to treat the underlying problem. Everything begins w/ DX ; why this is being prescribed ; other meds, r/o interactions.
Ask pcp about sympathetic nervous system cardiac syndrom. ...Read more
Flutter? Palpitation: Yes it is the same in terms of patient symptom reporting. ...Read more
No: No, but palpitations happen very commonly in everyone. ...Read more
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