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Rapid Heart Beat After Drinking Alcohol
Genetic variant: Some people have a genetic variant of an enzyme that metabolizes alcohol. The aldh2 gene regulates the production of the enzyme aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 that transforms acetaldehyde into acetic acid. The aldh2*2 variant is common in individuals of east asian descent (45-50%), but is extremely rare in most non-asian populations. When drinking alcohol, these people flush, have tachycardia, etc, . ...Read more
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
Can I mix claritin, (loratadine) Pepcid complete and drink alcohol? I have the Asian flush as they call it and get rapid heart beat, headache, red flush+warmth.
You can, but…: The Asian flush, as you term it, is caused by an enzyme which makes you metabolize alcohol into acetaldehyde. Since this is a genetic issue, Pepcid and Claritin (loratadine) will not help, although you can take them with alcohol in reasonable doses. Also, there is an increased risk of esophageal cancer with alcohol intake in patients with the Asian flush, so you should avoid regular drinking. Good luck. ...Read more
What could be a cause of rapid heart beat after eating even light food such as boiled fish or vegetables? No caffeine, no alcohol, no drugs, nostress.
I regularly have high blood pressure, usually acompanied with rapid heart beat. May I consume a little cofee or alcohol. Or better avoid it.?
I see my heart beat more then just feel it. I quit drinking alcohol completely about two months ago and have had very bad anxiety almost constantly as?
Not too surprising: This phenomenon of being able to see your chest rise & fall with your heart's beating is not uncommon. It can be particularly noticeable with you are lying on your back. Withdrawal from alcohol can result in physical symptoms such as more rapid & forceful heart beats. By now, it should be improving. See your doctor for help with your anxiety. Resist temptation to return to alcohol to help it! ...Read more
I am taking nortriptaline 30mg for migraine 2 days now. Having rapid heart beat after taking. Shall I continue taking? Quit it cold? Taper off?
Sounds like: You are having adverse rxtn to the nortriptyline, and the dose you are taking is far too low to really prevent future migraine headaches. If you increase dose, you will have more problems. There are far better prophylactic options, and it is best to find a headache specialist, and consider other meds or even otc preps which are safer, more effective, and have less side effect potential. ...Read more
Rapid heart beat after eating? What could cause this? 60lbs over weight. Taking lexapro (escitalopram) 20 mg
Post prand. Tachy: Hello~ If you are 60lbs over weight I can understand that even a good meal would be an extra strain on your heart. It sounds as though you have a major problem with your weight and needs urgent attention. Please go and see your doc and see that there is a significant intervention to get you to lose weight. thanks ...Read more
No: In general, Lipozene should not affect your heart rate. It is a fiber product, and is not absorbed into the bloodstream. However, be sure that the product is not a "lipozene-like diet drug", because then you cannot be certain what it is. Best to check with your doctor if you have an increased heart rate. ...Read more
May be normal: For a five year old normal heart beat 90 to 110. However if you have any kind of rhythm problems, let him be seen by a pediatrician. ...Read more
Information insuffic: Insufficient information. Better to get checked unable explain and correlate neck symptoms with rapid heart rate. ...Read more
Go to ER: Get her to the er asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
Seek help right away: You did not provide much information, but if these symptoms just started today and you have not been evaluated for them before, I encourage you to go to your nearest er for proper evaluation with ECG and possibly a stress test to make sure you are not having a heart attack or other heart ischemia. ...Read more
I'm having headache and rapid heart beat for the last 3 days. What is it doctor? I didn't take any medication..
Can't diagnose: With available info. Are you well hydrated? Any upper respiratory symptoms? Medical eval would be your best source of info on this one. Take care. ...Read more
I have a fluttering feeling in my chest. It comes and goes. It almost feels like a rapid heart beat but I checked my pulse and it doesn't seem to be beating to fast?
Rapid Heart Rate (Pulse) (Definition)
Rapid heart beat is a symptom in which a person's heart is beating fast. A fast heart rate can be normal if a person is excited or exercising. Sometimes a rapid rate is called sinus tachycardia, atrial flutter, or atrial fibrillation, etc..., depending on the type of arrhythmia (heart rhythm or rate problem). ...Read more
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