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What could be cause of a pounding heartbeat?

What could be cause of a pounding heartbeat?

Many reasons: There are many reasons, anxiety being the most common. However, anything involving your heart is worth checking out. Consider thyroid or adrenal diseases, dehydration, medications, chemical imbalances. Too much caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, drugs, stress, and not enough sleep are other big causes. See your md. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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Pounding Heart (Pulse) (Definition)

Pounding heartbeat is a symptom in which a person senses that his heart is beating very strongly, such as during exercising. Pounding heartbeat, without other chest or heart symptoms, can be normal if it happens only during exercise. Otherwise, a medical problem may be the cause. ...Read more


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Racing or pounding heartbeat unexpected out of the blue?

Racing or pounding heartbeat unexpected out of the blue?

Palpitations: They could be normal heart beats (sinus rhythm) or pvcs, other possibilities include svt, atrial flutter or atrial fibrillation. Depending on the frequency, heart monitors might help in the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pounding heartbeat and don't know what it is. How do I figure out what's wrong?

Pounding heartbeat and don't know what it is. How do I figure out what's wrong?

See doc: An ekg will determine if this is a normal heartbeat. Blood work can check for anemia, thyroid abnormalities, and other disorders which may make you feel this way. ...Read more

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I feel like I have a pounding heartbeat in my head?

I feel like I have a pounding heartbeat in my head?

Get it checked out: Sometimes its a simple explanation but sometimes its a serious problem. Don't worsen it by trying not to think about it. ...Read more

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Can you have a really pounding heartbeat for any reason?

Can you have a really pounding heartbeat for any reason?

Many reasons: There are many reasons, anxiety being the most common. However, anything involving your heart is worth checking out. Consider thyroid or adrenal diseases, dehydration, medications, chemical imbalances. Too much caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, drugs, stress, and not enough sleep are other big causes. See your md. ...Read more

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Why am I waking up to a pounding heartbeat after I drink a lot?

Why am I waking up to a pounding heartbeat after I drink a lot?

Many things: If you mean drinking a lot of alcohol, the most likely reasons are dehydration, low blood sugar, and/or that alcohol, for all its pleasant side effects, is still a kind of poison. Asian & first nations heritage also holds a genetic defect that makes alcohol even more toxic. It also does not play will with other medications, especially for depression or anxiety. Ask your doc. Don't drink until then. ...Read more

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Pounding heartbeat at night from metoprolol?

Pounding heartbeat at night from metoprolol?

Unlikely: People do have increased heart awareness but could also be premature beats or other arrhythmia. ...Read more

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What may cause the feeling of a pounding heartbeat on one or both sides of neck with lightheadedness?

What may cause the feeling of a pounding heartbeat on one or both sides of neck with lightheadedness?

Arrthymia: The carotid arteries on each side of the neck are the ones that throb with a rapid heart beat. Your dizziness with it is concerning. It may be a hot flash if you are perimenopausal, but I would call the doctor anyhow to check into any possible cardia problem. ...Read more

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Why do I feel a pounding heartbeat in my head and ears?

Why do I feel a pounding heartbeat in my head and ears?

Arterys near ear: The auriculotemporal artery and nerve are close to the ear and are located just behind the jaw joint. Sometimes one can hear the pressure of the blood flow due to the proximity of the artery to the ear canal. This is normal. ...Read more

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Pounding heartbeat in head when I stand up immediately after alcohol and a large amount of food. What could this be? Not a hangover.

Pounding heartbeat in head when I stand up immediately after alcohol and a large amount of food. What could this be? Not a hangover.

Maybe migraine: Potential triggering of glutamate brain neurotransmitters by alcohol and the food you ingest, but also, a trigger might involve an orthostatic blood pressure drop. Your doctor can readily sort all of this out. ...Read more

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Why is myarrhythmia hard to detect? Have all symptoms-pounding heartbeat, SOB, mild dizziness. Feel so out of shape (quickly rise HR), when I'm an athlete.

Why is myarrhythmia hard to detect? Have all symptoms-pounding heartbeat, SOB, mild dizziness. Feel so out of shape (quickly rise HR), when I'm an athlete.

The best way 2 catch: This is to wear a Holter monitor while exercising as well as for a period of 24 hours. This will record all cardiac activities for the period. ...Read more

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Can a pounding heartbeat indicate aortic aneurysm?

Can a pounding heartbeat indicate aortic aneurysm?

Not really: An aneurysm can be found as a pulsatile mass in the belly, but in the chest, cannot be felt at all. A pounding heartbeat can be high blood pressure, stress, or any number of other issues. ...Read more

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I am a 29 year old female with hypothyroidism. I have been having chest pain and a pounding heartbeat when laying flat. What is causing this?

I am a 29 year old female with hypothyroidism. I have been having chest pain and a pounding heartbeat when laying flat. What is causing this?

Thyroid: The dose of your thyroid replacement therapy-- or synthyroid might need to be adjusted. See your endocrinologist ...Read more

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I have a slight ringing in my ear and an irregular hard pounding heartbeat?

I have a slight ringing in my ear and an irregular hard pounding heartbeat?

Check it out: This particular combination of symptoms suggests an anxiety or panic attack. However, irregular heart beat should always be checked out. Thyroid disease, chemical imbalances, medications can produce this, but also too much caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, stress, or too little sleep. Find out. The older you are, the greater the chance it could be serious. ...Read more

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Pounding heartbeat cardiac tests normal. Don't think anxiety since I take 2 mood stabilizer a day and already take 20 mg of propranolol 3 times a day.

Pounding heartbeat cardiac tests normal. Don't think anxiety since I take 2 mood stabilizer a day and already take 20 mg of propranolol 3 times a day.

Medication effects: I understand your concern. It is not clear which mood stabilizer, you are taking-SSRA medications and Effexor (venlafaxine) can cause Pounding heartbeat. Adderall can do the same, combining them will increase anxiety symptoms. See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Medication benefits and side effects, dose, monitoring and Therapy for stress in your life. Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi ...Read more