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Doctor insights on: Should I Be Concerned If I Feel Like My Heart Is Skipping Beats In Pregnancy

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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Should i be concerned because my heart is skipping beats and sounds like this http://youtu.Be/42iahk-zxj0?

Should i be concerned because my heart is skipping beats and sounds like this http://youtu.Be/42iahk-zxj0?

Probably MR: My guess is that as a 16yo f what you have is actually this: http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=vl0s_nekc8q an exam by a cardiologist and an echocardiogram can answer this for sure though. ...Read more

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My heart is skipping beats, 55, do I need help?

My heart is skipping beats, 55, do  I need help?

Evaluate: At least you need to be seen and evaluated -- skip beats can be totally natural but in the presence of heart disease, it can deteriorate into other more serious arrhythmia. ...Read more

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Last week i had a regular stress test and the doc said my heart is skipping beats. I have been thru lots of stress recently . Is this dangerous?

Last week i had a regular stress test and the doc said my heart is skipping beats. I have been thru lots of stress recently . Is this dangerous?

PerhapsGetBetterHelp: Stress tests incapable of detecting artery ds until after extremely advanced + ?chances of mi, thus best avoid in favor of optimize NMR particle test, hba1c, BP to abnormally healthy, check echo, get & understand images yourself. Heart beats/rate under brain control 24/7, thousands of orders/sec, thus both emotions (internalized anger/frustration/fears) & heart muscle health important. Seek better. ...Read more

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My blood pressure medicine has been increased in the last six months, now my heart is skipping beats. What should I do? I take four different kinds of medicine for my blood pressure. I am diabetic with 3 stints.

My blood pressure medicine has been increased in the last six months, now my heart is skipping beats. What should I do? I take four different kinds of medicine for my blood pressure. I am diabetic with 3 stints.

See cardiologist: It seems that you have metabolic syndrome and probably overweight. If this applies then minimizing carbs, reducing total calories and salt intake will reduce your bp. See your cardiologist for work up of heart irregularity. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pretty much had every test done 4 heart they say its healthy.Y do I continue 2 have palpitations even when im not anxious?Pregnancy making them worse?

Pretty much had every test done 4 heart they say its healthy.Y do I continue 2 have palpitations even when im not anxious?Pregnancy making them worse?

Palpitations: Palpitations are very common among healthy people. The fact that you have palpitations does not mean you have heart disease. Most importantly is to rule out what we call structural heart disease and define the palpitations with either a holter or event monitor depending on frequency. Yes being pregnant can sometimes flare the episodes. Avoid caffeine and stimulants. Please clear with your doctor. ...Read more

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What do heart palpitations during pregnancy mean?

What do heart palpitations during pregnancy mean?

Usually nothing: Palpitations during pregnancy is common. Usually there is no concern and the work up is benign. However, it should be discussed with your physician and worked up on individual basis. ...Read more

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Skipping Heart Beats (Definition)

A skipping heartbeat is due to an arrhythmia or irregular heart beat, and can be due to ...Read more