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Enlarged lv systolic connected to painful protruding heartbeat, what to do?

Enlarged lv systolic connected to painful protruding heartbeat, what to do?

LV enlargement: The key here is to determine why your left ventricle is enlarged? That's the important data that's missing. Separately, a recording of your heart rhythm (24 hr, 48 hr, 30 days or longer) can help correlate your symptom of "painful protruding heartbeat" with your actual rhythm. From this, treatment, if necessary, can be determined. ...Read more

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My heart beat seems to be much weaker then usual, normally it is protruding and easy to see. What could cause this?

My heart beat seems to be much weaker then usual, normally it is protruding and easy to see. What could cause this?

Would not worry: Your heart beat would not be easily visible on the chest as you get older, gain weight or develop more chest muscle. Does not mean your heart is weak, unless you are having other symptoms. ...Read more

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Causes of protruding heart beat? Feel it through pillows, seat, back to point where I have trouble sleeping. Started 4 months ago.

Causes of protruding heart beat? Feel it through pillows, seat, back to point where I have trouble sleeping. Started 4 months ago.

Exam needed: This could be a prominent pulsation of the aorta which is the largest artery in your body which runs through the torso. It may not be the heart you are feeling although it's not uncommon to feel your heart pulsating on the left side of your rib cage. Get checked for high blood pressure or an abnormal bulge of the aorta (aneurysm), although I won't be surprised if no abnormalities are found. ...Read more

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Constant racing heartbeats?

Constant racing heartbeats?

It Varies: Racing heartbeats, or palpitations, may come from a wide variety of conditions. Premature atrial (pacs) or ventricular contractions (pvcs) are common. Supraventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation/flutter, ventricular tachycardia all can cause a rapid pulse. Sometimes just the normal rhythm going faster than normal may cause a sensation of palpitations. ...Read more

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What is a "fourth heartbeat"?

What is a "fourth heartbeat"?

S4?: I think you are referring to what we call an S4 gallop. This is a 4th heart sound, not 4th heart beat. It is common in patients with hypertension or ventricles that are somewhat stiff from whatever cause. ...Read more

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What is the maximum possible heartbeat of a person?

What is the maximum possible heartbeat of a person?

220-age: Typically, the maximum predicted heart rate would be around 220-age in beats per minute. There is quite a bit of variability in this equation from person to person, but it gives a rough estimate. This applies to sinus (or normal) rhythm, and faster rates are seen in the setting of exercise or stress. Some arrhythmias result in faster heart rates. ...Read more

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I have fast heartbeat and cough?

I have fast heartbeat and cough?

OK: Coughing is actually an effective way of slowing your heart rate. Cough hard repeatedly when it happens. ...Read more

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Racing heartbeat after work out?

Racing heartbeat after work out?

Cool down: Do no just stop cold after a workout. Take the time to cool down by slowly reducing the intensity of the workout. ...Read more

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Is a shallow heartbeat dangerous?

Is a shallow heartbeat dangerous?

Heart beat: If the heart beat is 'shallow' and the patient feels fine, nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Racing heartbeat - is it serious?

Yes: If your heart is racing or you are having palpitations (a phenomenon in which you are aware of your own heartbeat or can feel your heart pounding), or if you are experiencing significant shortness of breath, it is best to dial 911 and visit the emergency room for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is 108 heartbeats per minute fast?

Is 108 heartbeats per minute fast?

Yes: Resting H.R is between 60-100 BPM.
If Ur heart beat is 108 BPM, consult MD, especially to rule out Hyperthyroidism.
Chronic Anemia can do the same. ...Read more

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What is considered rapid heartbeat?

What is considered rapid heartbeat?

Heart beat: A heart rate over 100 at rest would be a rapid heart rate. ...Read more

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What is cause of very slow heartbeat?

What is cause of very slow heartbeat?

Many things: Can cause a slow heart beat. The most common are medications such as beta-blockers and some calcium channel blockers. Being athletic can also cause a slow heart beat. Hypothyroidism is a rarer cause. As long as there are no associated symptoms, there usually is not cause for concern ...Read more

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When is heartbeat of fetus percepted?

When is heartbeat of fetus percepted?

Us:6 wks doppler10wk: 6 weeks by ultrasound and 10 weeks with a doppler is the usual time. ...Read more

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Is an irregular heartbeat a bad sign?

Is an irregular heartbeat a bad sign?

Not always: But see your physician to determine what kind of arrhythmia you have or don't have. ...Read more

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What can cause an irregular heartbeat?

What can cause an irregular heartbeat?

Too many to list: Sorry for vague answer but there are too many causes to list. Get with a cardiologist to determine type of arrhythmia & potential treatments. ...Read more

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How come I skip heartbeats when nervous?

PSVT with PACs: U need to check with ur doc. ...Read more

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What could cause an irregular heartbeat?

What could cause an irregular heartbeat?

Many things: It can range from benign premature beats to arrythmias. Talk to your physician & get evaluated. ...Read more

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Been having irregular heartbeat frequently?

Been having irregular heartbeat frequently?

Many causes: Your heartbeat is meant to be regular but there are many things that make it feel like it is missing, skipping, or fluttering. Most are benign but it is reasonable to see your GP and get an ECG to diagnose the problem if one actually exists. ...Read more

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What could be causing my elevated heartbeat?

Many causes.: Elevated heart rate may be due to various causes including: fever, pain, anxiety, drugs, medications, anemia, dehydration & infection. There also may be intrinsic disorders of the heart rhythm called arrhythmias. If the condition persists an evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more

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How many weeks do u hear a baby's heartbeat?

How many weeks do u hear a baby's heartbeat?

Check out this link.: Take care! Http://pregnancy.About. Com/cs/pregnancyphotos/l/blheartbeat. Htm.

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What're the causes of an irregular heartbeat?

Too many!: There are a plethora of causes for irregular heartbeat! that is why there is a whole specialty that is devoted to finding out the cause (cardiology) best to discuss with your doctor which cause pertains to your case. ...Read more