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Cardiologist says I have an electrical endurance problem. Is it safe to take prednison with irregular heart beat?

Cardiologist says I have an electrical endurance problem. Is it safe to take prednison with irregular heart beat?

Endurance: Not sure what you've translated into electrical endurance problem. In general Prednisone doesn't cause rhythm problems but you should discuss your problem and therapy with your drs. To be clear on what they say is going on. ...Read more

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Prednisone (Definition)

Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more


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Can I take prednison with irregular heart beat?

Can I take prednison with irregular heart beat?

See your doctor: No see your doctor find out the cause of your irregular heart beat, if Prednisone is rx ed for some other condition speak to the doctor. Follow the advice. ...Read more

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Irregular heart beat while masturbating, is that normal?

Irregular heart beat while masturbating, is that normal?

Depends: If you're having a run of beats that are clearly abnormal and take your breath away, check with your physician -- if this is the case, it's probably not happening just during this activity. Up to five skipped beats per minute is usually a non-problem. Sexuality is powerful -- if just the thought of someone makes your heart skip a beat, I'm hoping you meet that person in real life. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does whey protein cause irregular heart beat?

Does whey protein cause irregular heart beat?

No: Mixture of globular proteins isolated from whey, the liquid material created as a by-product of cheese production. Used as a dietary supplement for muscle building. Some people experience digestive issues following use like gas, bloating, cramps, headaches and irritability. If you heart is irregular see a physician for ekg and physical exam. If happen after the whey stop it and see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can low vitamin B12 cause irregular heart beat?

Can low vitamin B12 cause irregular heart beat?

No: B12 is involved in blood cell formation and nervous system function. Its deficiency can result in macrocytic (large blood cell size), and a host of neurological and GI symptoms. Some feel stamina and energy level might be affected. No connection to irregular heartbeat. ...Read more

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Should I see a physician for my irregular heart beat?

Should I see a physician for my irregular heart beat?

Need more info: The best way to diagnose an irregular rhythm is to record it. Your doctor can prescribe a monitor that you can wear which will allow your heart rhythm to be recorded. The recorded rhythm during your symptoms will be very helpful in getting to the bottom of it. ...Read more

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Asleep and had a scary dream. Can this cause irregular heart beat?

Asleep and had a scary dream. Can this cause irregular heart beat?

For sure!: Your heart responds to Adrenalin and a scary dream can pump a lot of it into your circulation. In the most extreme of circumstances, it's actually possible to be "scared to death" - this is the mechanism of so-called "voodoo death" in which a pre-scientific person is so scared of black magic directed against them, that they have a serious arrhythmia and die. Nightmares are usually harmless though. ...Read more

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Can a stroke be caused by an irregular heart beat with a low heart rate?

Can a stroke be caused by an irregular heart beat with a low heart rate?

Yes, it is possible: Irregular heart beat (atrial fibrillation may cause stroke. As upper chambers of the heart (atria) do not contract effectively and blood tends to clot due to slow flow or stasis in these chambers. With occaissional normal beats or convertion to normal rythm may cause these clots to break loose and block the circulation in the brain. That is why in most cases blood thinners are prescribed. ...Read more

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Can I have parakeets with a leaky heart valve and irregular heart beat?

Can I have parakeets with a leaky heart valve and irregular heart beat?

Zoonotic disease: Transmitted to human from animals and viceversa. Birds can transmit diseases to human. Two risk factors that I can think. If you are inmunocompromise from a disease like aids or from drugs. And if you have a congenital heart disease repair or history of endocarditis. Few cases of chlamydia psittaci causing valvular heart disease in the past. Proper hygiene important. Consult cardiology. ...Read more

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Which blood pressure medicine that after long term use can cause irregular heart beat.

Irregular HR: The dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers and nitrates can cause reflex tachycardia but not irregular hear beat. ...Read more

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What treatments are commonly prescribed when you have an irregular heart beat during sleep?

What treatments are commonly prescribed when you have an irregular heart beat during sleep?

Usually, none: Most irregular heart beats are benign, a normal variant of the inherent electrical function of heart muscle. No treatment is generally required for this type, although medications such as beta-blockers, e.g. Can be used if experiencing unsettling symptoms. Sleep apnea can be an important (often unrecognized) cause of abnormal rhythms during sleep; diagnosing this condition and treating it may help. ...Read more

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How does a 30 day event monitor determine the diff. Between movement and irregular heart beat?

Different patterns:: So-called "movement artifacts" don't change the spacing of the qrs spikes and the t waves that follow, and arrhythmia does. ...Read more

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What can I take to help me poo that is safe having an auto immune illness and irregular heart beat?

All Bran: High fiber cereals work beautifully, are safe, cheap, and don't require a prescription. All bran, fiber one, raisin bran are examples - read the label: look for "fiber" - you want to eat cereals that have >6 g /serving (fiber one is 14!). Try to eat a minimum of 10-20 grams a day. If it doesn't work, up it to 30 g. If you get too much gas, reduce it. ...Read more

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Why does being outside in the heat or if I sweat at night seem to make my irregular heart beat worse. Also if I miss a meal?

A stressor: These things are stressors on the heart and may precipitate arrhythmia. If you have an underlying rhythm problem this will make it "come out". Heat, fever, cold, hypoglycemia etc. ...Read more

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Laying in the sun for about an hour came in feeling dizzy took BP and it was 116/51 pulse 97 with irregular heart beat notification?

Laying in the sun for about an hour came in feeling dizzy took BP and it was 116/51 pulse 97 with irregular heart beat notification?

A cardiologist: Symptoms of irregular or fast heart rate with light-headedness are from heart rhythm irregularity, which can be diagnosed and treated by a heart specialist. ...Read more

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Can gas have an impact on the heart such as an irregular heart beat or pressure passing surrounding areas of the heart? Male 21 smoker

Can gas have an impact on the heart such as an irregular heart beat or pressure passing surrounding areas of the heart? Male 21 smoker

Nope: The heart is effectively isolated from the pressures of the bowel, though it can, under the right circumstances be subject to the pressures of the lung. Sorry to hear about the gas though. ...Read more

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Irregular heart beat and pots and leaky valve. Stopped caffeine for about 6 months. And it seems my symptoms got worse? Thought caffeine made it worse?

Irregular heart beat and pots and leaky valve. Stopped caffeine for about 6 months. And it seems my symptoms got worse? Thought caffeine made it worse?

Red herring: It is the nature of palpitations to be variable and unpredictable. Your observation that you're worse off caffeine is surely due to chance variation. ...Read more

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Was hospitalized for irregular heart beat...After I was given atavan and feel asleep my heart went back to normal...Could it of been caused by anxiety?

Probably not: Anxiety can surely cause feelings of palpitations and may even provoke premature beats. It does not typically cause true arrhythmias. It depends somewhat on what you meant by "irregular heart beat." your doctor can probably give you a more accurate diagnosis after looking at the recorded heart rhythm. ...Read more

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Is an irregular heart beat always atrial fib?

Is an irregular heart beat always atrial fib?

No: It could be PVC, PAC, different hear blocks to name a few. Then best thing is to get an ECG to identify the exact rhythm to identify the cause. ...Read more

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Irregular heart beat?

Irregular heart beat?

Possibly extra beats: A simple electrocardiogram might help ease your mind. The most common cause is benign extra beats. Theoretically it could be something else, but this is one of the best uses for an ekg. ...Read more

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What can be a cause for irregular heart beat?

What can be a cause for irregular heart beat?

Check out this link.: Get reassurance and a concrete answer from your dr. Take care! Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/heart-arrhythmias/ds00290/dsection=causes. ...Read more

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I don't have a irregular heart beat but it feels like it skips a beat?

I don't have a irregular heart beat but it feels like it skips a beat?

Palpitations: Palpitations often feel like a skipped beat. Usually its an early beat. If its from the top of heart its called a premature atrial contraction and when from the bottom of heart a premature ventricular contraction. The early beat causes a short pause as the heart "resets" the rythm and the following beat is a bit more accentuated than a normal beat. This is what most people feel. Chk w/ur dr for w/u. ...Read more

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I have an irregular heart beat and it is 115 is that normal??? And will I be OK?

I have an irregular heart beat and it is 115 is that normal??? And will I be OK?

Irregular: To answer your question requires you to see a doctor. Without lots more information we can't know what is going on with you. ...Read more

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