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Thyroid Heart Arrythmia
I suffer of arrythmia episodes, what could be the cause? I've already checked my heart, my thyroid, my kidneys and sugar and everything seems to be ok
Arrhythmia is also known as Abnormal heart rhythms. An arrhythmia is any type of irregular heart beat. It might be a simple skip of the heart beat, or a transient pause which is usually benign. However, there are also more serious types of arrhythmias when the heart races or goes too slowly. The most serious types of arrhythmias are when the ventricle or lower chamber of the heart beats too fast. This can lead to fainting ...Read more
I take verapimil for a heart arrythmia. Is it true that I should not eat grapefruit as it might ramp up the potency of the medication?
True: Grapefruit (juice) interacts with a number of medications, including verapamil; so never take meds with grapefruit juice; use water, preferably, and a sufficient quantity to wash the med down the esophagus into the stomach. Verapamil + grapefruit can cause very low blood pressure and/or slow heart rate and changes on ekg. ...Read more
Fermented drink: Made from tea, sugar, bacteria and yeast. Some reports of adverse effects like stomach upset, infections an allergic reactions. Often brewed at home under non sterile conditions, making contamination likely. If ceramic pots used then lead poisoning may be a concern. I will advice not to used specially if you have arrhythmic heart problems. ...Read more
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Panic attack? Or heart arrythmia? Hey, i was working in a hot factory a few months ago when my heart starting beating fast and i panicked and called the er.. They said that i was fine.. Then i drank a big energy drink, heart starting pounding, chest pain.
Panic/anxiety: From the question you certainly had an episode of anxiousness or a panic attack. Common with such episodes is heart palpitations, and in the middle of feeling this way it may be misconstrued as an arrhythmia. The hot ambient temperature probably did not cause this, but it certainly can exacerbate the situation. Drinking a big slug of caffeine is not a good way to help just after an episode. See md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can social anxiety cause arrhythmia? In stressful situations my heart rate goes up and then i start to experience short and nasty beat irregularities.
Yes: But i will recommend to get a holter test and an ekg if you haven't done it to r/o a real arrhythmia or conduction abnormality. Also avoid excess of coffe, energy drinks and if other symptoms like headaches, sweating, heat intolerance, tremors are present get a thyroid test. Stay hydrated and eat healthy. ...Read more
What type of arrhythmia can cause pounding heart/tachycardia and rapid breathing numerous times a day? It's really bad after eating.
Need examination: Taking into consideration what you have said of your self under "conditions" with weight loss being part of that my guess is that something metabolically in your system is not right such as your thyroid gland or possibly your adrenal glands. I do not think this is an inherent arrhythmia of the heart or some type of tachycardic syndrome. You need to be worked up with blood, urine, & imaging studies ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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