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Why do I have heart palpitations?

Why do I have heart palpitations?

Heart flutters: Heart palpitations could be caused by a physical or mental condition. You should get checked out by your local physician. If there is nothing wrong with your heart, you may be having panic attacks, for which there is effective treatment available. But first, don't take any chances with your heart. See a dr. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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 are symptoms that are considered an emergency with heart palpitations?

What are symptoms that are considered an emergency with heart palpitations?

Other symptoms: If the palpitations make you short of breath for more than an instant, or you pass out or get very woozy, or if they are accompanied by real pain. These make it worth the medical workup. Your first step is going off coffee if you feel you can do this. ...Read more

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Went to emergency room for heart palpitations all blood work and ECG said i was fine and should continue taking my Buspar (buspirone) as directed should I continu?

Went to emergency room for heart palpitations all blood work and ECG said i was fine and should continue taking my Buspar (buspirone) as directed should I continu?

Anxiety: Anxiety can cause many physical symptoms, including palpitations. It sounds like the er doctors examined you, and did not find anything alarming. Buspar (buspirone) is a medication which can help with anxiety. You haven't shared what dose you're on, but i hope you'll tell the physician you've been seeing about this er trip. Please maintain your Buspar (buspirone) in the meantime. Psychotherapy can be helpful too. ...Read more

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For the past 2 weeks I have been experiencing the listed symptoms but today was the first day the heart palpitations begun im just feeling wrong!

For the past 2 weeks I have been experiencing the listed symptoms but today was the first day the heart palpitations begun im just feeling wrong!

No list: Your question does not include a list of symptoms. Heart palpitations can be of many causes, but are most often due to harmless extra heart beats. See your doctor and he can evaluate your symptoms further. ...Read more

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Could heart palpitations be a symptom of myelofibrosis?

Could heart palpitations be a symptom of myelofibrosis?

Possibly: This would not be an early sign of this problem. As you know, this condition can cause an anemia and this could cause your heart to beat faster, but your would have to be very anemic to experience palpitations. If you are concerned get it check out by your doctor. ...Read more

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What could dizziness and heart palpitations be symptoms of?

What could dizziness and heart palpitations be symptoms of?

Many possibilities: One possibility that comes to mind is hyperthyroidism. Too much thyroid hormone can cause both symptoms. Anything that causes "palpitations" can cause dizziness by effecting blood flow to the brain. You definitely need to see your doctor for an ekg, bloodwork and an exam. ...Read more

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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