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Resting hr 90 first trimester of pregnancy. Is that okay? Palpatation? I have pots and these symptoms always make me anxious. Are they safe?

Resting hr 90 first trimester of pregnancy. Is that okay? Palpatation? I have pots and these symptoms always make me anxious. Are they safe?

Can be normal: Heart rate in pregnancy can increase 15 to 20 beats per minute. Palpitations, if occurring on a daily basis, causing shortness of breath or chest pain, needs to be evaluated by a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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What would symptoms be of pregnancy and birth control. Extra hormones cause symptoms? Palpitations, sweating, hot flash?

What would symptoms be of pregnancy and birth control. Extra hormones cause symptoms? Palpitations, sweating, hot flash?

Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. in today’s world you do not have to wonder if you might be pregnant. You can take a test and have an answer in just a few minutes. ...Read more

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How are ectopic heartbeat and palpitations different?

How are ectopic heartbeat and palpitations different?

Ectopy is subset: ectopic heart beats are extra beats from different parts of the heart - one of the causes of palpitations ...Read more

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Are arrhythmias and irregular beats the same thing? Do arrhythmias then cause palpitations?

Are arrhythmias and irregular beats the same thing? Do arrhythmias then cause palpitations?

Yes: Arrhythmia is irregular heart beat. Palpitation is subjective sensation of heart neTing fast or irregular. If you are experiencing once in while most likely benign but happens frequently or associated with lightheaded mess or passing out symptoms or chest pain or SOB please talk to your MD ...Read more

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Are skipped heart beats dangerous if you have normal tests? And can a caffeine drink and anxiety cause a skipped beat? :(

Are skipped heart beats dangerous if you have normal tests? And can a caffeine drink and anxiety cause a skipped beat?  :(

No.: There is a benign condition causing skip beats called mitral valve prolapse. A lot of caffeine and anxiety could also cause it. With normal tests, don't worry too much. It feels worse when you focus on it too much, so, relax. ...Read more

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What do heart palpitations during pregnancy mean?

What do heart palpitations during pregnancy mean?

Depends: Like so many things it depends on what you are experiencing. Many changes occur to the cardiovascular system during pregnancy so that you can support two lives. If you are having prolonged symptoms that you are worried about i would recommend that you talk to your OB and then speak with a cardiologist if they feel that it is needed. ...Read more

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Feeling light headed & palpitations, are these pregnancy symptoms?

Feeling light headed & palpitations, are these pregnancy symptoms?

they can be: But....If you are pregnant and having palpitations, it's important to get it checked out; go to your OB right away. If you are having palpitations and not pregnant, i'd go see a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Nausea,heart palpitations and lightheaded in episodes. blood test clear and pressure good and im not anxious or too much caffiene. any ideas?

Nausea,heart palpitations and lightheaded in episodes. blood test clear and pressure good and im not anxious or too much caffiene. any ideas?

Check it out: Anxiety has many symptoms, some of which are not so obvious. First check with your PCP. Some physical conditions such as hypoglycemia or mitral valve prolapse can cause these symptoms. If this is not the case, perhaps you need to see a mental health professional to see if you have issue of which you are not aware. ...Read more

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Heart burn, palpitation and heartbeat skipping!? Should i be worried?

Heart burn, palpitation and heartbeat skipping!? Should i be worried?

See below: Skipping beats occasionally is not uncommon, however, heart burns, by some studies (gerd) is a risk factor for heart disease. See a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Are heart palpitations and chest tightness that occur after drinking caffiene dangerous?

Are heart palpitations and chest tightness that occur after drinking caffiene dangerous?

It may be: We can not say, it depends on how fast your heart rate is and if the rhythm is regular or irregular caffeine has stimulant effect on heart rate bur chest tightness is unusual you should have it checked by your doctor and may need an ekg to check the rhythm and blood test to rule out overactive thyroid as well. ...Read more

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Having lots of heart palpitations and very tired all the time?

Having lots of heart palpitations and very tired all the time?

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

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Are irregular heartbeats and palpitations sometimes due to having anxiety?

Are irregular heartbeats and palpitations sometimes due to having anxiety?

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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Can fibroid cysts and heavy periods cause dizziness, lightheadedness and loss of balance ekg, tilt table.Thyroid, and stress test all good?

Can fibroid cysts and heavy periods cause dizziness, lightheadedness and loss of balance ekg, tilt table.Thyroid, and stress test all good?

Bleeding, anemia: Fibroids, also called leiomyomas are benign uterine tumors (not cysts) that can cause pain and heavy bleeding with your periods. If they are causing very heavy periods, this can lead to anemia and the dizziness, lightheadedness, etc you described. They are easily diagnosed with an ultrasound. See your ob/gyn for this. ...Read more

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If I have mild pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy, shortness of breath and a racing heart can labor make this worse?

If I have mild pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy, shortness of breath and a racing heart can labor make this worse?

Certainly: Your obstetrician and cardiologist will have to follow you closely during the pregnancy. Labor puts stress on your entire body including your heart, so they may decide that an elective c-section is safest. If you have a trial of labor, an epidural can help control the pain and make the experience less stressful. But it would not decrease the stress on the heart of actually giving birth. ...Read more

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Can a UTI and high temp of 38.5 cause tachycardia and skipped beats?

Can a UTI and high temp of 38.5 cause tachycardia and skipped beats?

Insuff Info: How long have U had the UTI? Have U been treated W antibiotics? Do U have any flank pain, because a UTI can become a Kidney infection by riding up the ureters. The fever, tachycardia suggests that even if U were treated, treatment didnt cure infection. U should contact primary MD & if not possible, be seen in an Emerg Room. You have HX of anxiety disorder, but this should not cause fever ...Read more

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Been to two heart doctors and all test are normal, but still have chest pain, lightheaded, and shortness of breath! is this atrial fibrillation?

Been to two heart doctors and all test are normal, but still have chest pain, lightheaded, and shortness of breath! is this atrial fibrillation?

Maybe ...: Chronic Atrial fibrillation is not likely to be missed on even a routine ECG. A comprehensive history is not likely to miss it either. However, if your symptoms are episodic and you weren't having the symptoms while you were being tested, it is POSSIBLE that episodic atrial fibrillation or other Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardias (PSVT) could cause those symptoms. ...Read more

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Do you have regular pregnancy symptoms like nausea and boob changes with ecoptoc pregnancy?

Do you have regular pregnancy symptoms like nausea and boob changes with ecoptoc pregnancy?

Yes: An ectopic pregnancy is similar to a normal pregnancy except for its location outside of the uterus. Therefore, similar symptoms of nausea, vomiting, bloating, cramping, and breast tenderness occur due to the elevated hCG level. ...Read more

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Feeling nauseous and light spotting in women are sure signs of pregnancy?

Feeling nauseous and light spotting in women are sure signs of pregnancy?

Not sure signs. : Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. Take pregnancy test if late. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Levy
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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