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How to treat irregular heartbeat (twice the regular beat)? happens when exercising,have a feeling that I will faint. If holding breath goes away..

How to treat irregular heartbeat (twice the regular beat)? happens when exercising,have a feeling that I will faint. If holding breath goes away..

See your doctor: For an ECG. If normal ghen a treadmill tolerance test is in oder. Can't determine from youf description but nog a normal response to exercise in a 24 year old ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Will anxiety cause irregular heartbeat. Sumtimes my heart will beat twice then there's a pause & will start beating regular again. Happens daily?

Will anxiety cause irregular heartbeat. Sumtimes my heart will beat twice then there's a pause & will start beating regular again. Happens daily?

It can: This is a common symptom of anxiety. I'd suggest a good psych eval and treatment in CBT therapy. If meds are seen to be needed, the therapist will refer for that. This is often a fairly easy symptom to relieve if you are willing to learn skills for anxiety mgmt. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My blood pressure was up when i took regular cetirizine w/o D and i have irregular heartbeat. i am on irbesartan for high bp. will this go away?

My blood pressure was up when i took regular cetirizine w/o D and i have irregular heartbeat. i am on irbesartan for high bp. will this go away?

It will normalize: but if it remains high or irregular heart beat continues better see your doctor for an ECG, at times blood pressure goes up for several reasons the least of which is physical activity or even any nervous excitement, calm down and relax before you get your blood pressure measured, good luck ...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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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'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

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Is there a such thing as irregular heartbeat?

Is there a such thing as irregular heartbeat?

Yes: There are many types of irregular heart beat. Often the irregularity is due to normal heart rate variation. It also may be due to an arrhythmia. Determining whether an irregular heart beat is concerning requires a recording, such as an electrocardiograph, at the time of the irregularity. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have irregular heartbeat?

Feel it.: You can test this at home by checking your pulse at the wrist at your neck or putting your hand over your heart. Alternatively you can get much more detail by obtaining and electrocardiogram (ekg), but irregularity that occurs randomly is not liable to be picked on on such testing. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about an irregular heartbeat?

Irreg heart beat: hello ~ yes you should be concerned but not worried. The vast majority of irreg heart beats are benign atrial ectopic beats but some can be of more concern. Please visit your doc and have a resting and stress ECG and then a HOLTER test is necessary. This will identify the nature of the irregularity, and treatment if necessary. Thanks ...Read more

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Is an irregular heartbeat considered very serious?

Usually benign: If causing symptoms should see your doc for an evaluation. They usually are not a problem but for an occasional patient there is a real problem. Can't tell without seeing the patient. ...Read more

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What would cause an irregular heartbeat in my baby?

Depends: It depends on what you mean - most small children have a slighty irregular heartbeat which varies with respiration and this is normal. True dysrhythmias are a different story and you would have to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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How come I get irregular heartbeat when im relaxed?

Heart abnormality: You may have a section of your heart that is malfunctioning and causing an irregular heartbeat. This is true with atrial fibrillation which is what you may be experiencing. Please see a doctor because untreated it can cause serious issues like blood clots. ...Read more

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My question is what causes irregular heartbeat at times?

My question is what causes irregular heartbeat at times?

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more