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What should I eat or do if my heart is beating fast?

What should I eat or do if my heart is beating fast?

See an EP: See a cardiac electrophysiologist for evaluation. They'll place a monitor and see what's up. You're a bit of a ways from houston, so it might be worth it to start with a general cardiologist. ...Read more

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I want to start exercising but I get bad feeling when my heart is beating fast?

I want to start exercising but I get bad feeling when my heart is beating fast?

See your doc first: Get a good physical before starting any exercise program to make sure your heart can tolerate it. Discuss plan with doc; get recommendations for programs based on your current state of health. As you grow stronger, you can advance to mores advanced programs. ...Read more

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I been up for 24 hours i can't sleep and my heart is beating fast. What do you suggest?

I been up for 24 hours i can't sleep and my heart is beating fast. What do you suggest?

Get evaluated: You need to be evaluated if you are having symptomatic tachycardia that is not resolving. ...Read more

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Sometimes it feels like my heart is beating fast and I have to catch my breath . This happens periodically. What causes this ?

Sometimes it feels like my heart is beating fast and I have to catch my breath . This happens periodically. What causes this ?

Fast heart rate.: Your heart probably is beating fast. Would be helpful to know exactly what kind of fast it is. Next time it happens measure your pulse rate ( measure for 15 seconds and multiply times 4) pay attention to whether it is regular or not. If it is regular, below 150 beats/min and slows down gradually it is very likely benign. If not take the info to your doc for further eval. ...Read more

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My heart is beating fast . 80+ time beat in a minute. I feel light pain in the heart and my both side of stomatch. What is problem or what i do.?

My heart is beating fast . 80+ time beat in a minute. I feel light pain in the heart and my both side of stomatch. What is problem or what i do.?

80 is normal: A heart beat of 80 while awake is perfectly normal. If you're having chest and abdominal pain, you should be evaluated for those problems. In your age group, it's likely to be unrelated to your heart. ...Read more

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My heart is beating fast when i'm play video games, is this bad?

My heart is beating fast when i'm play video games, is this bad?

Normal reaction: If a person is excited or engaged in what they are doing (whether it is video games or anything else) their heart rate and blood pressure will go up. This is a normal reaction - feeling lightheaded is not normal and should be looked into. And don't forget to use some "game" time to play real games or do something active - exercise is important for good health (and anything is better than nothing). ...Read more

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My heart is beating fast after drinking a lot of water. Should it do that?

My heart is beating fast after drinking a lot of water.  Should it do that?

No: This may not be a problem but there are some problems that could be there. I would first change the temperature of the water and change the rate you are swallowing. If it remains i would get checked. ...Read more

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In my 2nd trim n sometimes have episodes of extreme stress where my heart is beating fast i can feel it... but most days are fine. Can this harm baby?

In my 2nd trim n sometimes have episodes of extreme stress where my heart is beating fast i can feel it... but most days are fine. Can this harm baby?

Stress: your body is changing and you are adding extra weight from the baby and fluids. Exercise is good and expect your he to increase with activity. If it seems that your Hr is occurring more frequently then talk to your ob doctor and you may need an EKG Expect these kind of changes with your body. ...Read more