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Doctor insights on: Types Of Palpitations

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What's causes palpitations?

What's causes 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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Dr. James Dukelow
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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


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What is the best type of magnesium to take to help with my heart palpitations?

What is the best type of magnesium to take to help with my heart palpitations?

Magnesium: Elemental Mg is hard to absorb with a daily limited GI capacity,excess intake causes osmotic effects with looser stooling;hence its use as a laxative(Milk of Magnesia).Focus on foods with natural Mg sources.Palpitations need independent evaluation as to underlying cause. ...Read more

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Can gastric problems cause interruption during exercise (heart palpitations etc)? If so, what types of problems can cause this?

Can gastric problems cause interruption during exercise (heart palpitations etc)? If so, what types of problems can cause this?

Not normally : Heart palpitation is normal during exercise. Can be exaggerated if you eat just before exercising, get dehydrated during exercise or if you use some supplements that increase metabolism. Also long runners sometimes develop diarrhea that could be associated with an exaggerated response. Hope this help. ...Read more

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Could having heart palpitations lead to any type of heart surgery?

Could having heart palpitations lead to any type of heart surgery?

Yes: Combinations of fast or slow pulse which is felt as palpitations may require medications and sometimes pacemakers or devices. If underlying coronary or valve disease identified then medical or surgical therapy may be indicated. ...Read more

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Which type of doctor should I see if I am experiencing heart palpitations?

Which type of doctor should I see if I am experiencing heart palpitations?

EP: Suggest you see an electrophysiologist; this is a subspecialty of cardiology that deals with rhythm problems. Of course, that's not to say that a general cardiologist or even an internist couldn't help you. Most often, the cause of palpitations are benign skipped beats. ...Read more

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I am 37wks pregnant and the past 2 days have been having period type cramps, low dull back pain and off and on contractions with palpitations and sob.?

I am 37wks pregnant and the past 2 days have been having period type cramps, low dull back pain and off and on contractions with palpitations and sob.?

CALL YOUR OB NOW!!!!: You need to call your ob, not ask that ? Here, if u were my pt i would want u to call me, your OB needs to assess you or send you to teh labor room so u can be assessed, the contractions and back pain is not unusual to get at 37 weeks but you should not be having palpitations and sob- that is why u need to call your OB asap. ...Read more

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How can l get rid of heart palpitations which accur after taking any type of food label am also suffering from high bp?

How can l get rid of heart palpitations which accur after taking any type of food label am also suffering from high bp?

Heart problems : You should see a good cardiologist. You have to have to learn how to control your high blood pressure. Also you complain about palpitations. You may have an underlying heart rhythm disturbance. You would need an ECG to diagnosis it correctly. Treatment varies depending upon the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations, heavy heart, low iron, weak nails&teeth, easy scarring, unhealthy gums, trembling, white tongue, also some IBS type symptoms?

Heart palpitations, heavy heart, low iron, weak nails&teeth, easy scarring, unhealthy gums, trembling, white tongue, also some IBS type symptoms?

Your a mess: For starters you should have a nutritional workup done...Go to natdent.Com take the symptom survey this will give you some sense as to your main problems...You are to acidic and need nurtients if you like email me the results of that test at zeines @aol.Com. ...Read more

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I am wonder whiich type magnesium is better for heart palpatations mag oxide or mag citric.

I am wonder whiich type magnesium is better for heart palpatations mag oxide or mag citric.

Depends: You may consider potassium magnesium aspartate in combination with taurine. Make sure you see a cardiologist to rule out serious heart problems. But if not cause can be found, chances are it may be an electrolyte imbalance. Potassium and magnesium are commonly low. ...Read more

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Heart Cath= Negative. Ejection fraction 60. Vessels large. Told palpatations could be electrical in cause but not sent to that type Dr. What 2 do?

Heart Cath= Negative. Ejection fraction 60. Vessels large.  Told palpatations could be electrical in cause but not sent to that type Dr. What 2 do?

Usually benign: Most palps with a structurally normal heart are benign, meaning they are more annoying than dangerous. If there is dizziness, shortness of breath or near-fainting, then that requires evaluation with long-term ECG monitoring. If there are none of those danger signs, I typically provide reassurance. If the symptoms are still , then I prescribe a monitor to guide us. If worried, seek second opinion. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing swelling in my legs and feet.My feet are turning purple and I have no pulse in my right foot. I am a type 1 diabetic with a history of c.H.F. , hypertention, high colesterol , I have been experiencing heart palpatations for the pa

I have been experiencing swelling in my legs and feet.My feet are turning purple and I have no pulse in my right foot. I am a type 1 diabetic with a history of c.H.F. , hypertention, high colesterol , I have been experiencing heart palpatations for the pa

Your : Your combination of problems (diabetes mellitus, chf, swollen pulseless foot) is very concerning. You have a high risk of having a critical obstruction of an artery to your leg. It is important for you go to the emergency room for evaluation to make sure you do not have blocked arteries about your heart or your leg. There is a real risk of developing a heart attack or losing your leg. Do not delay. Go to the er or call 911. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are palpitations?

Awareness of heartbe: This may be the awareness of your normal heart beat that may be faster or more forceful that normal. More commonly this is associated with an awareness of an irregular heart beat such as extra heart beats or an abnormal tachycardia. ...Read more

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Are palpitations normal?

Are palpitations normal?

Depends on symptoms: Palpitations can absolutely be normal but it is important to see your doctor to get an EKG (electrocardiogram) and possibly a cardiac echo and/or 24h holter monitor as well as some basic blood chemistries to rule out various etiologies. In a patient with a structurally normal heart, palpitations are not usually a reason for medical concern. Stress, exercise and smoking are common causes. ...Read more

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What causes palpitations?

What causes palpitations?

Palpitations: Palpitations are the subjective sensation of the beating of your heart. Often, this is the result of an early beat that leads to a pause and then a vigorous heart beat that you feel as a "palpitation." Rarely, an irregular heart beat. In most cases, these are benign. Try eliminating caffeine from your diet to see if this has an effect. See your doctor to determine if you need further testing. ...Read more

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What mean of palpitation?

What mean of palpitation?

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

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Pounding Heart (Pulse) (Definition)

Pounding heartbeat is a symptom in which a person senses that his heart is beating very strongly, such as during exercising. Pounding heartbeat, without other chest or heart symptoms, can be normal if it happens only during exercise. Otherwise, a medical problem may be the cause. ...Read more


Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...Read more