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Reasons For Eyelid Palpitation
Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also ...Read more
Startled?: If you wake up to an alarm clock, the noise may send stress chemicals in your body such as adrenaline. This could lead to palpitations right when you wake up. It would be helpful to have your doctor listen to your heart and possibly use a heart monitor to see what the heart is doing when you wake up. In the meantime, avoid caffeine, sleep deprivation and alcohol which can worsen palpitations. ...Read more
Full-time nursing student. Left eyelid twitch for 3 weeks straight. Can stress cause twitch for this long; or more likely vision problems b/c lasting?
Benign but annoying: Eyelid fasciculation or twitching is usually from fatigue, stress or even low serum potassium levels. There is no easy answer for stress related side effects except to become mentally disciplined to resist stress. Look at it this way, your body has a barometer or gauge to help warn when to relax. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are side effects to watch for after having trigeminal & occipital blocks? Heart is racing for 2 days, lip is droopy, & my extremities are swollen
Tachycardia: Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include anemia, hyperthyroidism, fever, ongoing inflammation or infection, dehydration and there is also a pathologic sinus tachycardia condition. You'd need to see a dr. And be evaluated if you're worried about your resting heart rate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Time for eye exam: Tired eyes are often a sign of either dry eyes or eye strain. Both can be related to long hours spent on a repetitive near task (like being on the computer for hours) and can also be caused by a need fro prescription glasses. Occasional blurred vision can be related to dry eyes or prescription changes also. You would be well off having an eye exam to be sure. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Vitreous floater: You most probably have a vitreous floater. The clear gel that fills eyeball is normally attached to all parts of the inside of the eye. As we get older it can become more liquid (watery) and detaches from the back of the retina causing your "dirt" floater. This can also reult in a retinal tear or detachment you should see your eye doctor to check the retina for this or hemorrhage (blood). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whats symptoms causes persistent couphing at nights, persistent sweating and at rare times increased heart beat for no reason?
Shortness of breath, fatigue & dizziness for a year. My doctor accidentally discovered an enlarged pulmonary artery. What conditions would cause this?
Anything: You can have sleep problems from snoring, apnea, restless legs, poor sleep hygeine, anxiety/depression, napping during the day, night seizures, noises in the neighborhood waking you up, bed bugs, waking up to use the bathroom, acid reflux, allergies, or any number of things. I recommend seeing a doctor to get checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I frequently have dreams with blurred vision and dizziness. Could there be any underlying psychological reasons for this?
Blood pressure runs 110/73 , but sometimes jumps to 170/106 already taking BP meds for skipped beats and atrial runs, reasons this would happen?
That's high: It is common for our blood pressure to vary throughout the day but I have to admit those numbers are pretty high. Assuming you are using the same cuff and technique, I would also make sure you are relaxed, no caffeine and not stressed when you take it. I would report this to your doc (keep record) as, depending on other clues, he/she may look into some rare causes of spiking blood pressures. ...Read more
Twitching : Muscle twitching or fasciculation in the absence of weakness or atrophy (thinning of the muscle) is a common benign occurrence. If there is muscle weakness and/or muscle wasting then i suggest you contact your physician for correct diagnosis and treatment. Some types of neuropathies, caffeine use, and certain medications are known to cause these benign muscle twitches. ...Read more
Hello, I have many symptoms including drooping eye with blurry vision in that eye, muscle twitches/spasms, extreme fatigue, tiredness, restlessness, ?
There can be several: Stress or any state where your body is producing Epinephrine (adrenaline) will increase your heart rate. Increased activity like exercise will alter your hr. Certain drugs like Cocaine can dramatically increase your hr. Also severe infections. Then there are rhythm problems of the heart like atrial fibrillation, svt and other abnormal electrical conduction can cause rapid heart rat. ...Read more
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