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Should I Be Concerned About This Heart Pounding After Heavy Drinking
Alcohol abuse is also known as Alcoholism. Abuse is the use of a substance (or doing an activity) that the user knows (or has been told by competent authority) that continued use is dangerous or unhealthful. Addiction is escalation of dose/frequency of use, drug/activity seeking, and not doing daily ...Read more
Caffiene: People have different sensitivites to caffiene - they recently found a genetic part to this - so you may be extra sensitive. Cut out all forms of caffiene (coffee, tea, chocolate) for a week, then have a one of those and see if you react that way again. Be careful, this could be serious for a person your age - talk with your doctor or a nurse. ...Read more
Can anxiety cause me to have heart pounding and hearing my heart. When i eat and drink liquid it hurt and make my chest tighten can my anxiety cause it. I am very unfocused and I get fustrated very quickly. I can't exercise without feeling my heart witch
Yes, anxiety can do.: High levels of anxiety can cause heart pounding, and a feeling of tightness in the chest that can make swallowing difficult sometimes. But check with your MD as other things can cause this. If physical is OK, consider CBT psychotherapy from psychologist who treats anxiety disorders. Slow deep breathing can also help, also mindfulness meditation can teach you to relax. Good luck-help is available ...Read more
Whenever I wake up after taking a short nap, I can feel my heart pounding heavily throughout my body. Is this normal?
No, not normal: Tachycardia (fast heart beat) can be caused by stress, anemia, infection, fever, dehydration, medication, low blood sugar, hyperthyroidism and many many other causes. Some causes are problems with the heart, others cause your normal to beat too fast. Time to call your doctor and get checked out! ...Read more
I woke up with extremely heavy legs after only an hour of napping and heart pounding. The leg heaviness makes it hard to walk. What could be the cause?
Can you advise me on getting so much tensed, heavy heart pounding, sweating, tense muscles, shaking?
I'm 25 and fit. Recently my head feels heavy, tingling on left chest, nausea, can't sleep at all, feel weak, confused, heart pounding hard. Anxiety?
Im having a condition where my heart races when i woke up early in the morning or after a short nap. This event of heart pounding occured recently.
I am a proponent : Of a history and physical diagnosing up to 75% of conditions. Are you having any symptoms like dizziness, chest pain or near fainting? Is this happening after you stand up? Have you check your vital signs during the episode? Possible causes are pots, excess coffee, energy drinks, anxiety attacks, hyperthyroid state, arrhythmias, dehydration etc. See your doctor soon. Ecg and holter test? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Sometimes feel like i will suddenly faint. Like a burst. But i never do and i return to normal after a few seconds. Aside from heart pounding?
Presyncope: Syncope is our fancy term for fainting. Presyncope is fancy term for feeling like you're going to faint but not doing so. Dehydration can lead to low blood pressure that can take a moment or two to become stabilize w/position changes. But abnormal heart rate is worrisome. Think like Goldilocks: you want your HR just right, not too high & not too low. So go see Family Doc for initial eval then Card ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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