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Skipping Of Heartbeat
Friend 32male is overweight with skipping pulse beat, loud heart beat and skipped heart beat. What's wrong?
Irregular heartbeat: An irregular pulse is usually due to irregular heartbeat which in turn is often due to benign variation in electrical activity of the heart. This is particularly true if not accompanied by other cardiac symptoms, progressive nature or exertional symptoms. However, an ekg is appropriate and required if any other symptoms are present. ...Read more
You're human: Most people have occasional flutters, flipflops, and skipped beats, especially when they're doing something exciting and fun. If you have more than five per minute while you're not loaded with caffeine. If your heart suddenly starts racing and stops as suddenly, or if they take your breath away, or are accompanied by chest pain, a physicain office visit is in order. ...Read more
Are palpatations skipped beats or an awareness of heart?don't get skipped beats but heart pounds,body moves w it.able to count pulse by looking @chest
Anxiety: is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. See your PCP. ...Read more
Heart palpitations every day, but worse at night. Shortness of breath, dizziness, coughing, loss of balance and panic attacks, but normal heart rate?
Slow heart rate at rest, occasional skipped heart beats, sluggish, headaches, breast tenderness - is this perimenopause?
Pretty funny!: Hope you don't laugh to death or lose the beat. ...Read more
Is chest discomfort, feeling little jabs in the heart, racing or skipping heart beats part of anxiety symptoms? And are they dangerous? Normal echo.
Possible: Since you had echo done, i assume that you had ekg, and blood tests done as well.Yes it is possble that anxiety can cause the above symptoms, if your listed med do not control your sx, you need to see doctor for more daly long term med. Yes, it could be dangerous if sx is severe, it may affect your work , productivity and decisions process. ...Read more
I was running off of 1 hour of sleep and drank some espresso.My heart felt like it was beating weird, skipping beats and beating irregular. Dangerous?
Having heart palpitations for days. Bp 110, 71, heart beat 71. No shortness of breath or any pains. Thuds and skipped beat every 3 mins. Help?
Palpitation Sx: Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more