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Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Palpitations: You are having palpitations, which can be caused by many things, including thyroid issues, anxiety, arrhythmias, caffeine, hypoglycemia, among many other things. You need to be evaluated both with blood tests and possibly with a 24 hour monitor called a holter monitor to see what the heart is doing during these episodes from an electrical standpoint. ...Read more

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During sex heart rate goes very high as I have sick sinus syndrome?

Heart rate: Heart rate during sex can go quite high for some folks, see your doctor to be checked, may not be a problem, but could be. ...Read more

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33 male, ekg, blood work, echo stress normal. During sex, heart rate went up to 140 and also felt weak after that. Anything to worry?

33 male, ekg, blood work, echo stress normal. During sex, heart rate went up to 140 and also felt weak after that. Anything to worry?

Symptomsta: The normal studies bode well but no way we can reassure you from out here without lots more information and seeing the patient. Need to discuss with the patients doctor who has the requisite data ...Read more

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How long should I wait to have sex after heart cath?

How long should I wait to have sex after heart cath?

A few days: You do not want to place stress on the groin puncture site for the first 2-3 days after a cath. Generally sexual activity can resume at the time you can start full exertion and lifting. ...Read more

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Why after sex feel heart race and chest pain?

Why after sex feel heart race and chest pain?

Chest Pain: See Doc: Chest pain may be due to a broad variety of causes. Similarly, palpitations, or an awareness of your heartbeat such as you describe, may be due to either cardiac or non-heart related causes. Given a possible cardiac cause of chest pain and palpitations after exertion, you should see your doctor. If you are having ongoing chest pain at present, you should seek immediate emergency medical attention. ...Read more

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Recently- Only when receiving oral sex my heart races madly before/during orgasm. Tests in 2014 showed mild M & T Valves regurgitation. I'm worried.?

Recently- Only when receiving oral sex my heart races madly before/during orgasm. Tests in 2014 showed mild M & T Valves regurgitation. I'm worried.?

Here are some...: To live well, one has to adopt & adapt whatever life might have brought to us in witnessing: Life is not just a one-way street of accumulation, modification... but a constantly changing, adjusting dynamic process of struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty, although everyone likes to keep sex enjoyment lasting forever. More? Consult your Doc with common sense. ...Read more

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Doc, each time I want to have sex my heart beat fast and I feel that am abt to climax, once I enter I ejeculate immediately. I have PE/ED too?

Doc, each time I want to have sex my heart beat fast and I feel that am abt to climax, once I enter I ejeculate immediately. I have PE/ED too?

Foreplay: I suggest you prolong your foreplay. 20 minutes minimum. Alternatively, write off the first ejaculation and see if things work better on the second go-round (wait an hour). Good luck! ...Read more

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How does your age or sex affect open heart surgery?

How does your age or sex affect open heart surgery?

Age only: In general males and females have almost the same results after cardiac surgery. Women have a slightly worse outcome given that they present later in their disease process. Older patients generally have more comorbidities and hence are at higher risk for cardiac surgery. ...Read more

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Can you still have sex with weak heart & lungs help!

Can you still have sex with weak heart & lungs help!

Family practice: It all depends I hope you or whomever doesn't have something serious. Check with your dr ask how you can strengthen your heart. I'm not too concerned with your lungs. It will tell you when you have gone too far. ...Read more

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Is to much sex bad for your heart?

Is to much sex bad for your heart?

Too much?: Hard to know how much is "too much". The normal increase in heart rate with sexual arousal is not dangerous. If you already have heart disease or get chest pains with sexual activity get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Before using beta blockers I use to preform sex and notice my heart would beat fast, now it beats slow and sluggish, and really hard. Why is this?

Before using beta blockers I use to preform sex and notice my heart would beat fast, now it beats slow and sluggish, and really hard. Why is this?

Beta blockers.: Among other functions, beta blockers lessen your heart rate response to exercise, or "activity" in general. So they prevent your heart rate from increasing as it normally would with exercise, lifting or sex. ...Read more

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Can I still have sex with a weak heart help!

Can I still have sex with a weak heart help!

Medical Culture: I really like healthtap and the service the docs here provide. But, no one here will try to give you advice other than to listen to your heart doctor who is treating you. That person knows all the particulars and can give you wise advice. ...Read more

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Can you still have sex if you have a weak, bad heart help! & what dose sex do for ur heart

Can you still have sex if you have a weak, bad heart help! & what dose sex do for ur heart

Of course: If you can walk at a reasonable rate across the street, you can have sex. One important thing that a heart patient needs to learn is not to become a "cardiac neurotic", obsessed with the idea that everything he/she wants to do will cause him/her to die suddenly. This almost never happens. Talk with your physician about both your illness, whatever it is, and your feelings. ...Read more

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What role does sex play in improving heart health?

What role does sex play in improving heart health?

Fitness, joy in life: The risk of death from the sudden exertion of sex is real but is greatly overrated. Sex is a form of exercise, not so strenuous or powerful but perhaps more popular than a hard gym workout. If you want to have sex -- and that is your business -- it will boost your self-esteem and outlook on life, and help you do the other things you should to keep that heart healthy. ...Read more

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After sex, I feel my heart pounding, shortness of breath, and it feels like anxiety, what's wrong?

After sex, I feel my heart pounding, shortness of breath, and it feels like anxiety, what's wrong?

A couple of things..: This may be due to a spike of oxytocin after sexual orgasm that can dilate blood vessels, speed up the heart, and lower blood pressure. It is a natural occurrence and may be more intense in some people. Also, there is a complex interaction between the brain and peripheral nervous system that can also cause some of your symptoms. Anxiety is not a normal part of the response and may be more social. ...Read more

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While sex (with my wife) I m no reaction (hardness) no sex feelings, so very dis hearted I think I make you understand ii'm not good in english?

ED: It could be erectile dysfunction, stress, anxiety, or several other things. Continue to try and relax (remove stress). If it continues, follow up with a doctor to determine if you need treatment for ed. ...Read more