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Pounding Heart Hypothyroid
The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more
Meds and therapy: Anxiety is a common problem treated by therapists and mds alike. Commonly prescribed anxiolytics such as prozac, (fluoxetine) ativan, and talk therapy that allows self-reflection can allow a person to come to terms with ones anxiety disorder. If no meds are preferred, it is common for someone to utilize cbt techniques with a therapists guidance. Try this book for starters. ...Read more
Can a pounding heart cause sudden death? Normal rhytm but VERY forcefull and fast rhytm, with light headedness? Can the heart collapse from this?
One fact answers all: Heart disease is the most common cause of death WORLDWIDE. The MOST COMMON way we find ischemic heart disease in patients is SUDDEN DEATH. Meaning that whether it's pounding fast, slow, soft, asleep, or doing crazy hard aerobic exercises heart disease mainly knocks on the door by KILLING ITS OWNER first; NO questions later. Talk to me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pounding heart feeling that hurt my chest and back when it happened. Only lasted a min. My cardio said not to worry thinks esoph spasm. Scared aorta.
Palpitation: Noticed you on nadolol. ? reason, that should help the palpitation to some extent. If you have recurring palpitation consider getting a heart monitor. Palpitation happens with cardiac rhythm abnormality, mitral valve prolapse, anxiety, anemia, overactive thyroid, etc, so recurrent symptoms need to be worked up. ...Read more
Woke up with xtrem hard pounding heart (not that fast just hard) after waking from scary dream.Should i worry about my heart? Or was it the nightmare?
Feels like the only way i can calm down my pounding heart is with b-blockers and neg. Inotropics (anxiety) how long can you take such meds respectivel?
Beta blockers: They have been used for many years without long term major risk. ...Read more
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