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Sometimes I feel my heart beat or jump hard, one beat and the continue normal. Why that happen?

Sometimes I feel my heart beat or jump hard, one beat and the continue normal. Why that happen?

Premature beats: You seem to have occasional pvcs (premature beats followed by a pause and a hard beat). They are generally of not much concern if happening once in a while. However please talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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One strong off heart beat. Is it normal?

One strong off heart beat. Is it normal?

Maybe normal: It may be normal to have an occasional skipped beat. Check with your primary care physician. S/he may want to do an electrocardiogram. ...Read more

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Why could someone's heart beat really hard?

Why could someone's heart beat really hard?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for having "hard" heart beats. Some of these are abnormal and some of these just indicate increased heart awareness. Some can be due to irregular beats, fast beats, skipped beats or problems with hormones or electrolytes or psychological issues. It is worth getting these checked out by a health care provider. Tell your doctor about this for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes an e-regular heart beat? I have just found out I have one.

What causes an e-regular heart beat? I have just found out I have one.

Multiple causes: Most individuals have occasional irregular heart beats - this can be entirely benign or a serious cardiac condition - you need to have a thorough evaluation by a physician with an ECG to start with and further testing depending on your age, other medical conditions, medications, etc - important not to ignore this symptom - most of the time this condition is found to be benign but don't ignore it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to sit for a moderate amount of time, and when you stand up, you feel your heart beat a little harder?

Is it normal to sit for a moderate amount of time, and when you stand up, you feel your heart beat a little harder?

Orthostasis: Yes upon standing there is a need to pump blood against gravity which is compensated by the heart increasing its contractile strength ...Read more

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Sometimes when I exhale, I immediately experience a single hard heart beat. This can happen once or for several minutes with each exhale.?

Sometimes when I exhale, I immediately experience a single hard heart beat. This can happen once or for several minutes with each exhale.?

The heart is: Affected by the pressure inside your chest cavity. Blood flow in the heart and other factors are changed with respiration. In addition, when you exhale your chest cavity becomes smaller and I suspect your ribs and tissues are closer to your heart making it easier to feel your heart beat. This is all probably normal physiology. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your heart beat to not be hard when relaxing?

Is it normal for your heart beat to not be hard when relaxing?

Yes: When you're relaxing, your heartbeat certainly continues. But it won't be pounding like it might be during heavy physical activity. ...Read more

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Heart beat is abnormal. One is heavy and next is weak. Is this normal?

Heart beat is abnormal. One is heavy and next is weak. Is this normal?

No: Varying heartbeats could mean that you are having an arrhythmia (ie that all the heartbeats are not being generated by the usual pacemaker in your heart). Sometimes this can happen in a normal heart, but it can also mean some kind of heart disease (such as coronary artery disease) or that something is stimulating your heart (such as drugs, alcohol, an overactive thyroid, etc). See your md! ...Read more

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Cause of overly strong pressure with each heart beat? Athlete and feel heartbeat everywhere, extremely hard, visible, don't feel myself.

Cause of overly strong pressure with each heart beat? Athlete and feel heartbeat everywhere, extremely hard, visible, don't feel myself.

Athlete, heart: Its imperative that you stop high output physical activity till formally evaluated by a cardiac specialist ...Read more

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I am suffering from shortness of breathing for last one year. Sometimes it increase. Sometimes it is all okay. Sometimes heart beat faster.

I am suffering from shortness of breathing for last one year. Sometimes it increase. Sometimes it is all okay. Sometimes heart beat faster.

Shortness: Of breath can have many causes...Too many to list here. Sounds like you need to have this evaluated. See your doctor for further workup. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm getting weird, super quick heart beat like sensation inot my lower right side. It feels hard to the touch aND is uncomfortable but not painful?

Hi, I'm getting weird, super quick heart beat like sensation inot my lower right side. It feels hard to the touch aND is uncomfortable but not painful?

Rapid heart beat: Please see your doctor. It could be medical or panic but you need to know what is happening and then it can be treated and you will have peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach have a heart beat and is hard?

Why does my stomach have a heart beat and is hard?

Are you thin?: Hi. At 15 years old, with a thin abdomen, it should be pretty easy to feel your aorta, the largest artery in the body. It pounds with every beat of your heart. ...Read more

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My heart beat very hard but pulse is normal?

My heart beat very hard but pulse is normal?

Blood pressure: Your blood pressure may be high. You should see a qualified doctor for a full exam, blood pressure check, and start of medication with frequent follow-up if you have elevated pressure. ...Read more

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Why does my heart beat faster and harder sometimes where its noticeable at rest?

Why does my heart beat faster and harder sometimes where its noticeable at rest?

Happens Sometimes: 29 y/o male asks Why does my heart beat faster and harder sometimes where its noticeable at rest. Key Word is 'Sometimes'. Normal for most Humans heart to beat faster even at rest, like when thinking of or imagining exciting things like sports or even ones favorite foods! But when one becomes aware of it (Palpitations) in the Silence of Self Attention it seems odd. Concern only if Frequent ...Read more

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Why do I get tipsy after one glass ofchampange? Is it normal to have fast heart beat?

Why do I get tipsy after one glass ofchampange? Is it normal to have fast heart beat?

No, it's not: And while very common, 19 year olds shouldn't even be drinking that champagne. Some people are very sensitive to alcohol's effects and get intoxicated on small amounts. This is your body/brain giving you a message that this is not a drug likely to do you much good. If your heartbeat gets fast after drinking, you could be developing "holiday heart" - an alcohol-related arrhythmia. Talk to doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 6weeks and one day pregnant and my baby doesn't have a heart beat yet should I be worried?

I'm 6weeks and one day pregnant and my baby doesn't have a heart beat yet should I be worried?

Depends.: If you are six weeks and one day by your dates and the US didn't show a fetus you may just be to early to see the baby. If you can see and measure a fetus but cannot see a heartbeat then that is abnormal. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Random irregular hard heart beat, dizziness, an seeing stars happens when sitting, standing, or just relaxing?

Random irregular hard heart beat, dizziness, an seeing stars happens when sitting, standing, or just relaxing?

Numerous causes: Palpitations can be caused by extra early beats from either the top or bottom of the heart. They may also be due to a very fast heart rhythm. Sometimes the sensation of palpitation is not due to the heart, but to other causes such as stress. Fatigue, caffeine, drugs, and metabolic problems such as too high of a thyroid level can be a cause. An event monitor can be helpful to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Why after an episode of untreated psychogenic tachychardia 90 bbp at bed I can feel ny heart beat hard and her it loud?

Why after an episode of untreated psychogenic tachychardia 90 bbp at bed I can feel ny heart beat hard and her it loud?

Psycho tachycardia: If you have psychogenic tachycardia you likely are fixating heavily psychologically on your heart. It would be understandable that you'd feel what perhaps others wouldn't. ...Read more

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Is there any significance to having a hard pounding feeling heart beat on the left side when lying down on the left side?

Is there any significance to having a hard pounding feeling heart beat on the left side when lying down on the left side?

Normal: Don't worry, this is normal. The heart lies to the left, so pulsation a from the hearts contractions are better felt when lying on that side. ...Read more

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Why could someone's heart beat harder when they inhale?

Why could someone's heart beat harder when they inhale?

Intra thoracic change: When you inhale and/or exhale, there are changes in intra thoracic pressure and with that, the filling of the heart changes (amount of blood in diastole) That may be enough to "feeel" the heart differently. Nothing to worry about!!! ...Read more

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Hard to breathe, heavy heart beat. What are these symptoms of?

Hard to breathe, heavy heart beat. What are these symptoms of?

Hard to breath: Those symptoms can mean many things, best to get checked out for a diagnosis. ...Read more