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Is anxiety or heart palpitations a symptom of ovulation?

Is anxiety or heart palpitations a symptom of ovulation?

No: If you are having heart palpitations and anxiety, review this with your doctor and see if you need counseling, or medication or both after being properly diagnosed. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Lyons
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Perimenopause (Definition)

Period of time when your estrogen levels start to decline, your periods become irregular, symptoms such as hot flashes may begin, along with mood swings and other ...Read more


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Is pain in the carotid artery a sign of heart failure with frequent PVC's, faintness, fast heart rate and bloating?

Is pain in the carotid artery a sign of heart failure with frequent PVC's, faintness,  fast heart rate and bloating?

Carotid artery: disease in itself has no symptoms; it causes symptoms when blood flow to the brain is decreased because of it. Perhaps you are having neck pain, near the location of the carotid artery, but I would not interpret that as a sign of heart failure or cause of PVC's. Certainly frequent PVC's might be a sign of more serious dysrhythmia causing faintness/fast heart rate. You need to continue cardiac care ...Read more

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Is the resting heart rate of 111 beats/second a sign of heart problems/abormalities?

Is the resting heart rate of 111 beats/second a sign of heart problems/abormalities?

Tachycardia: It could indicate stress, something with caffeine, illicit drugs, pharmaceutical agents, recent activity. ...Read more

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Is a weak/faint heart beat a possible sign of any heart problems?

Is a weak/faint heart beat a possible sign of any heart problems?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Can sudden heartburn be a symptom Of a heart attack?

Can sudden heartburn be a symptom
Of a heart attack?

Heart: MI: yes, heartburn and like symptoms can be due to cardiac causes, all inexplicable instances of chest discomfort mandate investigation as to causal mechanism and appropriate intervention. Detailed history as well as examination and judicious testing are needed especially at your age demographic ...Read more

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Is a feeling of uneasiness, tachycardia, and chest pain, symptoms of anxiety, or panic?

Is a feeling of uneasiness, tachycardia, and chest pain, symptoms of anxiety, or panic?

Anxiety: Yes, but it could be physical also. Please visit your doctor to make sure all is well physically. Then see a mental health pro such as a clinical psychologist who specializes in anxiety / panic. It is a very treatable situation. You can learn skills to manage this. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain and rapid heart rate during a panic attack?

What causes chest pain and rapid heart rate during a panic attack?

Panic: You are flooded with adrenaline, which would normally occur in fight or flight stress responses, when you are faced with life or death emergencies. This activates nerves supplying muscles in heart and elsewhere. If the heart muscles blood supply is compromised, pain or even angina can occur. But initially, the lactate from metabolism of glycogen as an energy supply can cause muscle pain. ...Read more

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Could heart palpitations be a sign of anxiety?

Could heart palpitations be a sign of anxiety?

See below: If all the physical/substance related causes have been ruled out, then yes. ...Read more

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Could heart palpitations be a symptom of myelofibrosis?

Could heart palpitations be a symptom of myelofibrosis?

Possibly: This would not be an early sign of this problem. As you know, this condition can cause an anemia and this could cause your heart to beat faster, but your would have to be very anemic to experience palpitations. If you are concerned get it check out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is chest discomfort, feeling little jabs in the heart, racing or skipping heart beats part of anxiety symptoms? And are they dangerous? Normal echo.

Possible: Since you had echo done, i assume that you had ekg, and blood tests done as well.Yes it is possble that anxiety can cause the above symptoms, if your listed med do not control your sx, you need to see doctor for more daly long term med. Yes, it could be dangerous if sx is severe, it may affect your work , productivity and decisions process. ...Read more

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Is a rapid heart rate a symptom of congestive heart failure?

Is a rapid heart rate a symptom of congestive heart failure?

Unlikely: Though patients that have a rapid heart rate for an extended period of time(weeks to months) without having symptoms can develop congestive heart failure to a weakened heart. ...Read more

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Is muscle ache a symptom of heart failure?

No: Heart failure usually presents as fatigue , shortness of breath upon exertion, leg swelling, fatigue upon laying down, weakness but unusual as a muscle ache. ...Read more

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Can lightheadedness and fast pulse be a sign of coronary heart disease?

Can lightheadedness and fast pulse be a sign of coronary heart disease?

Coronary disease?: While these symptoms can be seen with coronary disease, they are somewhat nonspecific. In other words, they can be seen with many diagnoses, such as dehydration, vasovagal episodes, anxiety, etc. If you are worried, i would talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes heart skipping/ palpation's and a heart whooshing/swishing sound?

What causes heart skipping/ palpation's and a heart whooshing/swishing sound?

Palpitations: Palpitations are not uncommon and have many causes. As far as whooshing sound...Unclear. Echocardiogram and holster & consult with cardiologist will likely clarify everything. ...Read more