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Doctor insights on: Pounding Heart Pulse Made Worse By Lying Down

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I am experiencing fatigue, throat lump or bulge and pounding heart (pulse).

I am experiencing fatigue, throat lump or bulge and pounding heart (pulse).

Panic versus?: No one symptom definitively indicates a heart attack is or is not in progress, but many people make the fatal mistake of waiting out atypical heart pain. "Heart pain" is often indistinguishable from esophageal, pericardial, mediastinal, gastric, &chest wall distress. Unless this is a typical panic spell for you, check on chest pain please. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lightheadedness, pounding heart (pulse), ringing in ears and flushing. The following also describes me: Dizziness. What should I...

I am experiencing lightheadedness, pounding heart (pulse), ringing in ears and flushing. The following also describes me: Dizziness. What should I...

Dizziness: Did you check your blood pressure? The symptoms are suddenly appearing?
You need to speak to your doctor. You might need a complete blown d panel that includes CBC and metabolic panel, probably the hormonal level, a thyroid profile and depending on the results an abdominal CT.
If you are a smoker you need chest CT.
Multiple causes, few are:anemia, premature menopause, pheochromocytoma, lung cancer ...Read more

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I am experiencing difficulty concentrating, low body weight, pounding heart (pulse) (worsened by: psychological stress), fatigue, feeling depress...

I am experiencing difficulty concentrating, low body weight, pounding heart (pulse) (worsened by: psychological stress), fatigue, feeling depress...

Anxiety state: Anxiety state, panic attacks and depression are REAL issues and can be addressed Look into your lifestyle, try meditation, literature music etc If all fails see a psychiatrist They have been trained to treat conditions just like yours! ...Read more

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I am experiencing nervousness, like the churning in my stomach without any reason for it. I'm not nervous about anything. The following also describe me: Feeling anxious, Pounding heart (pulse), and Difficulty sleeping. What should I do?

I am experiencing nervousness, like the churning in my stomach without any reason for it. I'm not nervous about anything. The following also describe me: Feeling anxious, Pounding heart (pulse), and Difficulty sleeping. What should I do?

General Anxiety: May not have a specific issue to focus on but one can still have anxiety symptoms. Please see a mental health professional such as a clinical psychologist who works w/mood disorders. You can learn skills to cope well and enjoy life more. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Did a breathing test today all tests were 80s to 100s % Range overall good. Small airway was 72 is that bad? Is it normal to get your heart rate up and pulse and not feel pounding heart beat in chest? Scared for a year Lump feeling throat weak pulse.

Did a breathing test today all tests were 80s to 100s % Range overall good. Small airway was 72 is that bad? Is it normal to get your heart rate up and pulse and not feel pounding heart beat in chest? Scared for a year Lump feeling throat weak pulse.

Normal: Your spirometry results appear ok. Many people with rapid heart rates do not feel palpitations or forceful beat. Lump sensation in the throat is quite characteristic of anxiety. If your blood pressure, heart rhythm and heart rate are all normal, I doubt that you have a truly weak pulse. You should consider stress management therapy which I feel will relieve your symptoms. Discuss this with your MD ...Read more

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Been having a weird feeling past 8 months where my pulse / heart beat weaker in strength daily. I workout I don't feel pounding heart beat feeling. Lump in throat feeling nonstop. If no tumor in throat what can it be? Seen every kind of doc? Cancer?

Been having a weird feeling past 8 months where my pulse / heart beat weaker in strength daily. I workout I don't feel pounding heart beat feeling. Lump in throat feeling nonstop. If no tumor in throat what can it be? Seen every kind of doc? Cancer?

Increased vagal tone: I checked with other physicians on Global Rounds & received only 1 reply which made any sense: increased parasympathetic (vagal) tone. Type "symptoms of increased parasympathetic tone" in Google to see what I mean. It may also explain the asthma / reactive airway disease that was detected on PFTs: https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/20044211. Trying to ID "causes of increased parasympathetic tone" ...Read more

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It possible to create something you don't have? Been to every doc heart lung cancer stomach ent past 7 months feel lump sticky my throat, diffnt breathing patterns, can't feel pounding heart feeling w activity, confusion, weak pulse shallow Breath

It possible to create something you don't have? Been to every doc heart lung cancer stomach ent past 7 months feel lump sticky my throat, diffnt breathing patterns, can't feel pounding heart feeling w activity, confusion, weak pulse shallow Breath

YES: You have "found" the answer to your own problem. People can CREATE something they don't have...IN THEIR MINDS. ...NOT in their BODIES...Anxiety and Hypochondria are actually the disorders you have "created" and they are psychological disorders. As REAL as ANY somatic (body) disorder. Suggest strongly you see ONE MORE SPECIALIST a PSYCHOLOGIST or PSYCHIATRIST! Hope this helps you...I really do! @ ...Read more

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Was diagnosed in Jan. W/ new LBBB. Stress test & labs normal, no further testing. Now have SOB and pounding heart when lying down. 39 yo fem smoker.

Was diagnosed in Jan. W/ new LBBB. Stress test & labs normal, no further testing. Now have SOB and pounding heart when lying down. 39 yo fem smoker.

More workup: A normal stress test is reassuring and means you have time to look into this problem further. LBBB is not normal and suggests that you might have a structural problem with your heart. An echocardiogram (an ultrasound scan of the heart) would be a good idea to make sure there is not valve problems or heart enlargement. Your GP can order this. Cutting down smoking or stopping is really important! ...Read more

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Pounding heart beat, feel in neck. Chest and stomach move. Feel very hot. Pulsating neck and body. Can see pulsations in neck lying down.?

Pounding heart beat, feel in neck. Chest and stomach move. Feel very hot. Pulsating neck and body. Can see pulsations in neck lying down.?

Exam needed: Your symptoms can be seen in overactive thyroid or elevated blood pressure, certain cardiac disorders or chronic anxiety states. I recommend that you get evaluated by a physician who will take a history, perform a physical examination and order any appropriate tests needed to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes tachycardia/pounding heart wheb laying down? Not anxiety

What causes tachycardia/pounding heart wheb laying down? Not anxiety

See a doctor: Arrhythmia, which mean abnormal heart beat, could be simple tachycardia easy treat it with medication.
or it could be complicated and with consequences,
like atrial fibrillation could cause a clots to the vital organs in the body like brain with stroke or kidney or guts.
or it could be a bad tachycardia that could lead to fibrillation and cardiac arrest.
so please see a doctor ...Read more

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31 male this past 9 months I been trying to workout and been weak headaches daily. I get pounding heart feeling but I feel slows down to fast and feel fullness. Lung /. heart follow up both ruled out except obstructive airway diseas methanine challe.?

31 male this past 9 months I been trying to workout and been weak headaches daily. I get pounding heart feeling but I feel slows down to fast and feel fullness. Lung /. heart follow up both ruled out except obstructive airway diseas methanine challe.?

Cardioneurosis?: I am finally getting some responses on Global Rounds. One of my colleagues suggests that you have Cardioneurosis, also known as Da Costa's syndrome. Another possibility is high parasympathetic tone, which might explain the reactive airways seen on PFTs. See http://www. Cardiac-neurosis. Com/ and https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/20044211 for more info. Suggest Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) ...Read more

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I am experiencing panic attack, anxious and pounding heart I feel in upper back when lay down, doctor says I had a 4mm nodule on my thyroid 6 months ago, now is 9mm but dif place sonogramed it and no blood in it. Panic never been this bad?

I am experiencing panic attack, anxious and pounding heart I feel in upper back when lay down, doctor says I had a 4mm nodule on my thyroid 6 months ago, now is 9mm but dif place sonogramed it and no blood in it. Panic never been this bad?

Hyperthyroidism can: And does tweak metabolic rates, which can be unsettling, psychologically, and stimulating, physiologically. Either can trigger a panic reaction, because anxiety in general, is designed to mobilize our resources in response to something we cannot manage or control. First, neutralize the effects of the thyroid, and then see a therapist for background psychology stuff. ...Read more

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What could cause a headache with a pounding heart?

What could cause a headache with a pounding heart?

A throbbing?: Migraine headaches are often described as pounding or throbbing. Occasionally, blockage of large blood vessels in the neck can transmit a buzzing or pounding sensation.
Treatments are available for most causes. ...Read more

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What could cause a loud, irregular, pounding heart beat?

What could cause a loud, irregular, pounding heart beat?

Premature beats: Most likely pvcs or pacs but further evaluation with a holter monitor or event monitor should be performed to determine true etiology. ...Read more

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What can cause a very hard pounding heart in a fit 21 year old.?

What can cause a very hard pounding heart in a fit 21 year old.?

An arrhythmia: Get checked out by your doctor. You may have some form of arrhythmia (irregular heart beat). The doctors should also do an ekg to make sure the heart itself is in good shape. ...Read more

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I have a pounding heart beat once in a while, so is it anything to worry about?

I have a pounding heart beat once in a while, so is it anything to worry about?

Quite common..: Premature ventricular contractions (pvcs) are quite common and peopple often feel this as skipped or extra heart beats. If it is here and there and no longer than a streak of 8 heats in a row and you don't have symptoms such as dizziness, chest pain etc...Then I would not worry much. If it is too frequent, longer than 8 beats streaks, or u have symptoms, u should consult your doc asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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My anxiety is causing irregular and pounding heart rates, is there anything I can do for this?

My anxiety is causing irregular and pounding heart rates, is there anything I can do for this?

Yes: There are many treatments. You happen to live in a city with a very fine cardiac unit: call 444-216-6697 and ask to make an appointment - they can often see you the same day. ...Read more

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Had troponin done twice yesterday. First was slightly elevated and second normal. Still have sob, pounding heart. Should I exercise?

Had troponin done twice yesterday. First was slightly elevated and second normal. Still have sob, pounding heart. Should I exercise?

2nd normal: Very reassuring to know your second was normal. The sight elevation of the first is non-specific but I would still do a stress test, for completeness, to clear the air. ...Read more

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Recently I get woken up at night or wake up in the morning with a pounding heart. I can feel it through my body and in my head slows after 10mins?

Recently I get woken up at night or wake up in the morning with a pounding heart. I can feel it through my body and in my head slows after 10mins?

See comments: In an otherwise healthy 31 year old person a pounding or racing heart lasting several minutes usually doesn't signify a serious underlying heart disorder. For various reasons it's not uncommon in young adults. Occasionally it can be triggered by fatigue, stress or caffeine. However if it occurs frequently or is associated with other symptoms then you must see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the risks of constant anxiety and almost a constant pounding heart?

Anxiety: I think you realize you need to take care of this see your dr., dr will check for hyperthyroidism and other conditions. If needed perhaps you can get some psychological help. ...Read more

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What could cause a pounding heart after drinking beer?

What could cause a pounding heart after drinking beer?

Palpitations?: Some individuals could be alcohol intolerant and their blood pressure can drop as a direct reaction to drinking. Alcohol can also contribute to arrthymias in susceptible individuals possibly related to depletion of magnesium. If this occurs frequently or if your heart rate or rhythm actually changes with alcohol ingestion, you should see your physician. ...Read more