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Doctor insights on: Vitamin Deficiency Heart Palpitations

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What vitamin or mineral deficiencies causes heart palpitations?

What vitamin or mineral deficiencies causes heart palpitations?

Rare: It's very rare in this time and age for Vitamin and Mineral deficiency to get to the point which could affect heart unless there is some underline diseases exists. If you are eating a healthy well balanced diet including fruit and vegetable you shouldn't be worried about vitamin def.
In the past Vitamin B1 was causing beriberi which was affecting the heart function. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Malerman
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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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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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Why is it that when I drink vitamins I get heart palpitations?

Why is it that when I drink vitamins I get heart palpitations?

Unsure: Are the vitamins you're drinking part of an energy drink? Are you drinking, or do the vitamins contain caffeine? ...Read more

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I have heart palpitations everyday. Dr said its not a big deal. It freaks me out. I take vitamins and try and eat healthy. Is there anything I can do.

I have heart palpitations everyday. Dr said its not a big deal. It freaks me out. I take vitamins and try and eat healthy. Is there anything I can do.

Possibly: There are a number of different rhythm problems which could be causing your palpitations. These can be determined by recording your rhythm when you are having symptoms. Once the cause is determined, you may be offered the option of a variety of different medications. Alternatively, you may find that they improve spontaneously over time. ...Read more

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Can vitamin water zero and some kinds of tortilla chips give me heart palpitations?

Can vitamin water zero and some kinds of tortilla chips give me 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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Fish oil help w palpitations. My doctor put me on low dose klonapin and it calms me down but doesn't help with heart palpitations. I take vitamin daily?

Fish oil help w palpitations. My doctor put me on low dose klonapin and it calms me down but doesn't help with heart palpitations. I take vitamin daily?

Magnesium: Magnesium is a supplement that helps with palpitations. You can also try taking some potassium. If you keep having them you should have your heart checked out. ...Read more

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Can B12 deficiency cause heart palpitations?

Can B12 deficiency cause heart palpitations?

No: Look for a different cause. However, B12 deficiency is extremely serious, and if you think you have it, get a proper workup. ...Read more

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I have heart palpitations and memory problems is there any one disease or deficiency that's limked to these?

I have heart palpitations and memory problems is there any one disease or deficiency that's limked to these?

Anxiety: Heart palpitations and memory problems are symptoms that could be related to anxiety, panic, or other problems. If these symptoms persist or cause a great deal of distress please see our doctor. ...Read more

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I have palpitations. Extra beats and now latley racing heart. I have been on vitamin d 50, 000 once a week from doctor. Do I need magnesium too.

I have palpitations. Extra beats and now latley racing heart. I have been on vitamin d 50, 000 once a week from doctor. Do I need magnesium too.

You could. .: As magnesium and/or potassium supplementation probably will not hurt - though magnesium can cause diarrhea and potassium can also be bad for your heart in too high a dose. But it's probably more important to identify what triggers your palpitations and try to avoid those things. But in general, minimizing stress and avoiding stimulants (that means caffeine and nicotine) should also help. ...Read more

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Chronic fatigue, tiredness, general "out of it" feeling, back/flank pain, GERD, IBS, migraine headaches, palpitations, waking from sleep with racing heart, low vitamin d levels, ferritin level of 14, TSH fluctuations; what could this be?

Chronic fatigue, tiredness, general "out of it" feeling, back/flank pain, GERD, IBS, migraine headaches, palpitations, waking from sleep with racing heart, low vitamin d levels, ferritin level of 14, TSH fluctuations; what could this be?

Multiple issues that: You seem to be addressing w/doctors. Stay in touch w/them. Also, consider a Micronutrient panel to see the nutritional status of your body. Spectracell lab in Texas has an excellent one. Check out their website. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I often have heart palpitations but today my heart feels fluttery, weak & like its skipping I feel fine just dizzy plus a little nauseous & v tired?

I often have heart palpitations but today my heart feels fluttery, weak & like its skipping I feel fine just dizzy plus a little nauseous & v tired?

Palpitations: Palpitations fatigue, nausea dizzy you think of a lot of things from thyroid, cardiac, sugars, electrolyte, metabolic problems and even gyn/female causes. You'd should see your health care provider as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can onions cause heart palpitations?

Can onions cause heart palpitations?

No: Haven't heard of onion palpitations. Green onions and yellow onions aren't spicy enough to create the excitement that might lead to sensations of palpitations. Eating cooked onions should be fine, just like eating other cooked vegetables. Theoretically, getting hit in the heart by a big yellow onion flying at high speed can cause a problem, similar getting hit by a baseball, so don't throw onions. ...Read more

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Can ginseng cause heart palpitations?

Can ginseng cause heart palpitations?

Yes: There are many causes of palpitations, so in an individual case it could be something else, but ginseng is a stimulant and has been reported to be responsible for palpitations. It would be advised to try stopping it and see what happens. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations past week non stop?

Go see your Dr: Right away or go to urgent care and get checked for arrhythmia, thyroid condition etc. Cut down on soda, ccaffeine intake. Take care and god bless u! http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/heart-palpitations/ds01139. ...Read more

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Can heart palpitations cause fainting?

Can heart palpitations cause fainting?

Yes: ? If heart palpitations can cause fainting. The medical condition Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) has associated rapid heart beat & fainting symptoms. This is an autonomic nervous system mediated disorder; sometimes associated with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (see Brighton criteria) &/or chronic pain. People with POTS often have lightheadeedness upon standing up too fast. ...Read more

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Can exercise help ease heart palpitations?

Can exercise help ease heart palpitations?

Depends on cause!: Regular exercise decreases circulating catecholamines, which increase the risk of common palpitations. But there are some types, where exercise should pose a danger. I would recommend a hoter monitor test to decide if it is a pat vs pvc!
talk to doc! ...Read more

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Can you help me with my heart palpitations?

Can you help me with my heart palpitations?

Electrophysiology: Usually palpitations are caused by an abnormal heart rhythm. Electrophysiologists are cardiologists that specialize in this field. There are many different types of arrhythmias, some of which are benign and some require further evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do some people have heart palpitations?

Why do some people have heart palpitations?

Awareness: The specific definition of palpitations is feeling your heart beat - which in general is good :-) it can range from feeling the pulse when in a quiet room - to actual abnormal beats - extra beats from a sensitive spot - to extra circuits conducting beats, or the top part of the heart going out of rhythm and beating chaotically - depends on what is going on as to the cause ...Read more

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What can be done to stop heart palpitations?

See your doctor: Palpitations usually are a fluttery or pounding feeling in the chest. It can be caused by anything minor, like anxiety, all the way to life threatening abnormalities of the heart beat. You cannot tell how dangerous it is without a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause heart palpitations all day?

What could cause heart palpitations all day?

Premature beats: Premature beats is most common cause but there can be other arrythmias do get checked out by your physician. ...Read more

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Can frequent heart palpitations be dangerous?

Can frequent heart palpitations be dangerous?

Possibly: There are many types of palpitations. Some can be dangerous or even fatal. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I get heart palpitations upon exertion?

Tough to say...: There are certain rhythm problems that only come on with exertion. Palpitations however, are an unnatural awareness of your heartbeat, so even being severely deconditioned can do it. I'd find a cardiologist or cardiac electrophysiologist and have them run you on a treadmill while wearing ekg. If that doesn't work, we'd get you an "event monitor" to record the palpitations. ...Read more

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How could I get heart palpitations under control?

How could I get heart palpitations under control?

Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol, street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more

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How could bending forward cause heart palpitations?

How could bending forward cause heart palpitations?

It doesn't: It just makes the ones that always around more noticeable. ...Read more

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How can you stop heart palpitations/is this normal?

How can you stop heart palpitations/is this normal?

Rest: While exercising, palpitation is normal. If it comes while you are resting, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I am worried about heart palpitations?

Don't worry: Heart palpitations are often benign but evaluating them is typically straightforward. Check you diet to be sure your not taking a lot of caffeine (chocolates, sodas, tea, coffee, etc.). See you doctor soon. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can mimic heart palpitations?

Is there anything that can mimic heart palpitations?

Palpitations: Although the cause of palpitations is usually benign, if they are occurring frequently, you should see a doctor to exclude a cardiac arrhythmia. The differential diagnosis of palpitations involves either cardiac (arrhythmias, valvular disease), psychiatric (panic disorder, other anxiety disorders), or miscellaneous (stimulants, thyrotoxicosis, anemia, fever, stress, or exercise). ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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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. Jerome Zacks
677 Doctors shared insights

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