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Doctor insights on: Supplements That Can Cause Heart Palpitations

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Any herbal supplements that help with heart palpitations?

Any herbal supplements that help with heart palpitations?

Hawthorne and...: Hawthorne berries have been used in folk medicine for over 2000 years; research confirms it's many benefits though more research on its use for palpitation is needed. See http://www. Herbwisdom. Com/herb-hawthorn-berry. Html
motherwort is another good choice. Magnesium and taurine may help as well.
Palpitations are a common side effect of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). I advise considering herbal alternatives for adhd! ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Heart Palpitations (Definition)

Palpitations is the symptom, not the diagnosis. They are the 'abnormal awareness of the beating heart'. This can include the heart going to fast, too slow, too hard, irregularly, skipping a beat. The causes are varied eg electrical problems (both sinister and not sinister), extra beats (mostly harmless), anxiety, thyroid problem. If persistent or worrying then get checked for ...Read more


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Is magnesium good for heart palpitations / pvcs? I am taking 195mg supplement of it per day is this safe? What if food had too much in could I overdos

Is magnesium good for heart palpitations / pvcs? I am taking 195mg supplement of it per day is this safe? What if food had too much in could I overdos

PVC and magnesium: Magnesium can help PVCs.
The dose of magnesium you mention is relatively low; food is not going to over-dose you with magnesium. Richest foods are spinach, kale, nuts, seeds, rice, quinoa, banana, peach, mango, yogurt. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Plexus Slim (a dietary supplement,) while taking Metoprolol Extended Release 25mg? I take Metoprolol to control heart palpitations.

Is it okay to take Plexus Slim (a dietary supplement,) while taking Metoprolol Extended Release 25mg? I take Metoprolol to control heart palpitations.

Depends: If the supplement doesn't contain any stimulants it should be ok to take without causing palpitations or interactions with metoprolol. You can ask your pharmacist to review the ingredients in the product and advise you. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with a Vitamin D Deficiency. My lab results came back at 25. When I tried to supplement 1000iu of D3 I started getting heart palpitations, joint pain and anxiety. How else can I address low vitamin d.?

I have been diagnosed with a Vitamin D Deficiency. My lab results came back at 25. When I tried to supplement 1000iu of D3 I started getting heart palpitations, joint pain and anxiety. How else can I address low vitamin d.?

Sunshine & diet: Although physicians are very cautious about recommending sun exposure, studies have shown that 15-20 minutes of skin sun exposure provide up to 1000 IU of Vit D, and sunlight is helpful for mood disorders, but not every day is sunny or warm. Wild salmon, 3.5 oz serving, contains up to 988 iU, but farm salmon is 25% less. I have not heard of joint pain and anxiety from Vit D. Something else?? ...Read more

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What can cause heart palpitations?

What can cause heart palpitations?

Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read more

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Is it true that sleep apnea can cause heart palpitations?

Is it true that sleep apnea can cause heart palpitations?

Yes: Sleep apnea (sa) can definately affect both short term heart rhythm and long term heart health. When your airflow is interrupted, your heart reacts to this under stress, and its speed as well as rhythm can be affected. If you think you have sleep apnea, please seek treatment, as it can be a serious problem. ...Read more

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Can robaxacet cause heart palpitations?

Can robaxacet cause heart palpitations?

Not likely: Lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, urticaria, pruritus, rash, conjunctivitis, nasal congestion, blurred vision, headache, fever, seizures, syncope, flushing are known side effects. ...Read more

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What could be the possible cause of heart palpitations?

What could be the possible cause of heart palpitations?

If indeed your: Heart that is palpitating, there are a number of dysrhythmias both benign and dangerous that could be the cause. Would be best to see your doctor for an ekg and if needed a holter monitor. ...Read more

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Could soy cause heart palpitations?

Could soy cause heart palpitations?

I suspect not: I know of nothing in the medical literature that says soy causes palpitations. There is some evidence that soy can help some menopausal women with palpitations. ...Read more

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Could msg cause heart palpitations?

Could msg cause heart palpitations?

MSG: Monosodium glutamate (msg) is an fda approved flavor enhancer- added to chinese food, canned products ; processed foods. Adverse symptoms r noted but none have a definitive link. These r usually mild -not requiring rx - just avoid food w/ msg. Symptoms are: ha, nausea cp, diaphoresis palpitations, facial pain/numbness generalized weakness. ...Read more

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Does claritan d-12 cause heart palpitations?

Palpitations: The decongestant in Claritin (loratadine) d is pseudephedrine. It is known to act like a stimulant in some people that may cause rapid heart rate and palpitations. May cause insomnia as well. Not everyone gets these side effects. ...Read more

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What causes heart palpitations and sudden cough?

What causes heart palpitations and sudden cough?

Arrhythmia: Sometimes skipped heart beats knows as premature ventricular or atrial contractions (pvc, pac) cause these symptoms, these are benign. There other causes of palpitations like a supraventricular tachycardia, or ventricular tachycardia, these are more serious and should be investigated. I recommend that you discuss this with your doctor and get a holter monitor to find put what is causing them. ...Read more

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What causes heart palpitations when lifting weights?

What causes heart palpitations when lifting weights?

Need recording: Hard to say without seeing the rhythm. If the palpitations are reliably reproducible, your doctor can get you a holter monitor which you wear for 24 hours. Then go lift weights and make it happen. If the episodes are less frequent, get a 30 day monitor. ...Read more

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Can msg cause heart palpitations?

Can msg cause heart palpitations?

Yes it can: And can also cause headache, high blood pressure etc. Take care! Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-living/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-answers/monosodium-glutamate/faq-20058196. ...Read more

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Does the flu cause heart palpitations?

Does the flu cause heart palpitations?

No but: Being ill does. Fever, dehydration, diminished appetite with electrolyte imbalance and some over the counter remedies can all lead to irregularity of the heart rhythm. ...Read more

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Can green tea cause heart palpitations?

Can green tea cause heart palpitations?

Tea: If you consume lots of green or black tea, palpitations can result. ...Read more

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Can bad posture cause heart palpitations?

Can bad posture cause heart palpitations?

Yes: A posture that increases intra abdominal pressure can cause palpitations. ...Read more

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Does acid reflux cause heart palpitations?

Does acid reflux cause heart palpitations?

Possible cause: Acid reflux can be associated with heart palpitations. Both conditions are so relatively common that proving a relationship when both are present is difficult. ...Read more

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Could overeating cause heart palpitations?

Could overeating cause heart palpitations?

Yes: Overeating does increase physical stress on the heart. It is not normal to have symptoms, which would include palpitations, when the heart is experiencing increased physical stress. Further evaluation including possibly a stress test is indicated in this setting. ...Read more

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Can a cold or virus cause heart palpitations?

Can a cold or virus cause heart palpitations?

Yes: It probably happens more often than we realize. We know that certain viruses, like echo and coxsackie viruses have a predilection for the heart and there may be others that are not as well recognized. ...Read more

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Why would epinephrine cause heart palpitations?

Why would epinephrine cause heart palpitations?

That's it's job: Epinephrine is supposed to increase heart rate, blood pressure and the force of contraction. That's what palpations are. ...Read more

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Does decrease in lipid profile cause heart palpitations??

Does decrease in lipid profile cause heart palpitations??

Lipid, palpitations: No, and decreased cholesterol and triglyceride and LDL level is desirable, and decrease in HDL is not; none of these should influence subjective palpitations which must thus be specifically evaluated ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Palpitation (Definition)

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 ...Read more


Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more