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Tens Machine And Heart Palpitations
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
Can mitral valve prolapse be misdiagnosed as anemia? Fluttering pounding heart beat, shortness of breath, shaking/twitching, pain in arms and legs.
Heart palps while sleeping. Slow heart rate. Feels like skipped beats (thumps). Chest discomfort. Have had all cardio tests. Any ideas?
Heart beats hard when stand up and then sit down.heart pounding with minimal exertion.18y old.normal echo ekg holter and renal Doppler studies.causes?
Heart pounding: Your normal ekg and echocardiogram are reassuring that you have a normal heart although coronary arteries are not evaluated in those studies. In your case symptoms appear both postural and with exertion. Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, anemia, hyperthyroidism, low potassium or magnesium come to mind. A cardiologist is best qualified to evaluate you and can order the appropriate tests ...Read more
Despite chest pain and lightheadness along with skipped beats /fluttering. 3 + reputable cardiologists say my PVCSs racing heart are "benign" true?
Trust your doctors: The question asked is if the arrhythmia or the skipped beats can cause you the chest pain and lightheadedness. If the skipped beats or PVC's are isolated they are not likely to cause ischemia/ chest pain or perfusion abnormalities that may manifest as lightheadedness. Sustained arrhythmias can definitely cause these symptoms, but that does not seem to be your case. Is anxiety a possibility? ...Read more
Can lack of bowel movements cause hbp, pounding racing heart rates, and chest pains? Been checked w/ct, heart monitor. All negative.
Chest pain ongoing. Goes into left arm. Sometimes neck feels burning. Most tests ok. ECG, treadmil, MRI, echo. On propanolol for tachy heart.
Heart palpitations but with a normal heart rate for 3 weeks on and off. Can see heart beating in chest, and stomach.
It's okay: Heart palpitation in young/healthy individuals is usually benign. Often it represents a "skipped beat" or premature contraction. Being able to visualize your heart beating in your chest/stomach is common in thin individuals. If your palpitations continue or you pass out then you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Seek help right away: You did not provide much information, but if these symptoms just started today and you have not been evaluated for them before, i encourage you to go to your nearest er for proper evaluation with ECG and possibly a stress test to make sure you are not having a heart attack or other heart ischemia. ...Read more
27 f, heart left arm pain for 10 days ekg normal cardiologist said anxiety. Did no blood work .Legs shake with fast heart beat .Heart attack related!?
Cardiologist: Your cardiologist is likely correct.Get a more detailed answer ›
Extrasystoles during intensive workout(160bpm). No chest pain, dizzyness or short of breath. Normal eco, ECG and holter results. Psychological?
No: No. It's fine that it's happening, that's what the tests are telling you. The fact that you have no other symptoms means there's also nothing wrong with you. The fact that you are still concerned about it, most certainly psychological. What do you think about while you are working out? Next time you feel it occur, try to be mindful of your thoughts. Maybe there is someone you can talk to about it? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could obesity itself cause constant tachycardia(fast heart rate, even resting), heart flutters, and palpitations?
Sob. Chest xray ok. Echo - some damage. Stress test/nuclear- heart skips every other beat; right ventricle enlrgd. Oxygen ok. No hbp. Why sob? Next?
Short of breath : Ct scan of the chest. If your right ventricle is enlarged and you have shortness of breath further testing is indicated. Causes such as pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung disease, vasculitis need to be considered. You should probably see a pulmonologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Health anxiety about heart. would a recent echo have detected valve problems or heart failure? my heart beat is quiet and my pulse feels weak.
Racing heart( 160) sweaty palms, shaking. Panic attack or SVT? ER doc said EKG strip showed Sinus Tachy not SVT, even at that high of rate
Stimulants: Stimulants increase the heart rate and make the heart more irritable and prone to irregular rhythms that would be perceived as palpitations. In addition to increasing the heart rate, some increase the strenght of the hear beat resulting in more blood being pumped that may cause a murmur, even in the absence of a heart defect. These stimulant may be ingested substances or internally produced. ...Read more
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
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