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There have been three times since spring this year where my heart started beating a little funny and then i got a little dizzy or lightheaded. Worry?

There have been three times since spring this year where my heart started beating a little funny and then i got a little dizzy or lightheaded. Worry?

Needs evaluation: Could just be anxiety or dehydration, but i would worry about a possible dangerous arrhythmia and would recommend an evaluation. If it happens again, check your pulse immediately. Steady or irregular? What's the heart rate? (# of beats in a minute). Practice this when you feel well so you know what it should feel like. This info will help your doctor in the evaluation. Meanwhile, avoid caffeine. ...Read more

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Hi my heart always feel like it beating funny. Been up my doc lots and everytime he check its ok. Keeps on doin it thou. ?

Hi my heart always feel like it beating funny. Been up my doc lots and everytime he check its ok. Keeps on doin it thou. ?

See ur doc: There are some rather easy ways to determine if yur heart is beating funny (suggestive of a rhythm disorder). An ECG is only about 30 sec of monitoring so it won't like detect a rhythm disorder. A 24-48 hr monitoring (Holter) of ur heart, may show it. If it is less frequent an event dectector monitoring (that may last up to a week or more) will definitely detect even an occasional rhythm disorder. ...Read more

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Tight feeling in chest, breathing feels restricted and heart beat can feel funny. Usually episodes of symptoms only lasting few seconds or minutes?

Tight feeling in chest, breathing feels restricted and heart beat can feel funny. Usually episodes of symptoms only lasting few seconds or minutes?

See cardiologist. : "Funny heart beat" can be anything from atrial or ventricular premature contractions. Considering your other symptoms however you should get evaluated by a cardiologist sooner than later and get an accurate diagnosis. Cardiac problems can be very serious and should not ge considered benign till evaluated by a cardiologist. ...Read more

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My heart is beating really fast. What can I do?

My heart is beating really fast. What can I do?

Heart rate: You need to see your doctor to evaluate what is going on and what you need to do to take care of it if your heart is beating fast when you are at rest. There are many things that can cause this including anxiety and anemia and lots more. ...Read more

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What should I do if my heart is beating too fast?

What should I do if my heart is beating too fast?

Define too fast...: If there is a question of abnormal hr would recommend further evaluation with your physician. ...Read more

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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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What do you advise for heart is beating harder than usual?

Many causes: Aortic stenosis, aortic regurgitation, mitral regurgitation, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, uncontrolled hypertension, thyrotoxicosis, arrhythmias - they all can cause your heart to beat harder than usual. Alternatively, it can be simple cardiac awareness. An echocardiogram, rhythm recording, and blood samples are needed to sort out the cause. ...Read more

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My heart is beating super fast and must face is super hot why?

My heart is beating super fast and must face is super hot why?

Probably arrhythmia: A very fast heart rate with other symptoms such as face flushing may indicate an unusual type of fast rhythm. The general term for fast heart rate is tachycardia; there are several types such as supraventricular tachycardia, atrial flutter, and atrial fibrillation. To assess accurately requires an ecg. This should be evaluated closely by a physician, maybe in the ed now depending on symptoms. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my heart is beating really fast please help?

What do you suggest if my heart is beating really fast please help?

ER: If it's still doing it, go to the ER. If happens from time to time, report it to your primary care doctor who can order an event monitor for you wear and an echocardiogram to assess your heart's overall health. Avoid nicotine and caffeine. ...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