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What causes heart palpitations and the simultaneous opening of my sinus passages?

What causes heart palpitations and the simultaneous opening of my sinus passages?

Palpitations: If you have catecholamines being secreted they could cause both at the same time. This happens during/after sex so you might notice this at those times... ...Read more

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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What causes heart palpitations and the simultaneous opening of my sinus passages?

What causes heart palpitations and the simultaneous opening of my sinus passages?

Palpitations: If you have catecholamines being secreted they could cause both at the same time. This happens during/after sex so you might notice this at those times... ...Read more

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What causes a 10 second feeling of tightness and pressure at the top inside of left breast and sternum?PCP says not heart. Fear cardiac problem!

What causes a 10 second feeling of tightness and pressure at the top inside of left breast and sternum?PCP says not heart. Fear cardiac problem!

Few other options: esophagus spasms can do this as can breast pathology. one simple way to tell if its ur heart is to press the chest area and if it hurts, its not you heart, except in one condition-pericarditis, which is inflammation of the lining capsule of the heart. But you have to press deeper, instead of a surface press. otherwise anxiety is another consideration as this causes adrenaline and cortisol rushes. ...Read more

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Pvcs and sinus tachycardia. Feel short of breath and faint and chest pain daily .What can be the cause of sinus tachycardia?

Pvcs and sinus tachycardia. Feel short of breath and faint and chest pain daily .What can be the cause of sinus tachycardia?

Tachycardia: Could be any of several causes such as anemia, dehydration or even too much caffeine. PVC's are common and although you feel bad they usually are not a bad sign. Some of this may be stress related or pain related. If your evaluation has been negative then try drinking more water and eliminate caffeine from your diet. Also follow with your regular physician. ...Read more

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What kind of heart palpitations could possibly cause a heavy heart beat and throbbing in the back of the neck? Echo shows Ok heart structure.

What kind of heart palpitations could possibly cause a heavy heart beat and throbbing in the back of the neck?  Echo shows Ok heart structure.

Sorry to frustrate: I know you're asking about cardiac conditions. I don't think it was a mistake to investigate - but it is a mistake to persist if there is a null result - especially at your age. Be reassured. Instead - consider a really skilled Health Psychologist who can teach you how to take your health seriously w/out anxiety and unneeded procedures. It can be the best way to feel better. Worth a try! ...Read more

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What can be the cause of heart palpitations and weird veins spasms?

See UR MD: R the palpitations associated with rapid hear rate or not, does it happen during exercise or not, do you feel dizzy and clammy and short of breath? The best would be to be examined especially during a similar episode by a an md. It can be from anxiety to what is called svt or supra ventricular tachycardia, or sinus tachycardia due to anemia o excessive thyroid function. See an md! ...Read more

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Is my shortness of breath related to my sinus congestion?

Is my shortness of breath related to my sinus congestion?

In a way: Your sinus congestion could also mean your lungs are congested. Shortness of breath (sob) is more troublesome, so go see your dr. To ensure your lungs are healthy and your sob is not due to something else. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are headaches, accelerated heartbeats and pressure in the left side of the chest symptoms from anxiety?

Are headaches, accelerated heartbeats and pressure in the left side of the chest symptoms from anxiety?

Seek help: I would recommend you first see your physician to rule out medical causes. However the symptoms you describe could also be anxiety, so after making sure that there is no physical reason for your problem, seek treatment w mental health provider who treats anxiety and panic disorder. ...Read more

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Can septal spur cause sharp pains at the top of the nose between eyes? What other symptoms might it cause?

Can septal spur cause sharp pains at the top of the nose between eyes? What other symptoms might it cause?

Possibly: Although not common, sharp pain can be caused by a deviated septum with a septal spur. Typically, septal deviation causes nasal obstruction as a symptom. Septoplasty (even in patients that have had previous nasal surgery) can help, but pain is not always fixed with surgery & the risks/benefits need to be weighted properly. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of middle chest pain and difficulty of breathing with upper backpain?My ECG result is normal im 25 female hav highblood pressure

What can be the cause of middle chest pain and difficulty of breathing with upper backpain?My ECG result is normal im 25 female hav highblood pressure

Go see a doctor: It could be a lot of things either benign, or life-threatening. So you will need to get evaluated. It could for example range from anxiety attacks, to heart burn, to blood clots in the lung, to vascular problems like aneurysms of the aorta, or aortic dissection. So as you can see there are various serious issues that could cause similar symptoms even with normal ecg. Get yourself checked out. ...Read more

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Can sinus pressure be the cause of my vocal nasality?

Can sinus pressure be the cause of my vocal nasality?

Hyponasal speech...: can be due to nasal and sinus congestion. Swelling inside the nose due to the common cold or allergies or even a sinus infection can lead to less air flow through the nose resulting in a nasal voice (hyponasal) as if you're speaking while holding your nose shut. Sinus pressure can also be due some of the above causes, so yes you may have both symptoms as a result of nasal congestion. ...Read more

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What are the causes of the itching of my eyes, blocked nose and itchy inner ear at the same time?

What are the causes of the itching of my eyes, blocked nose and itchy inner ear at the same time?

Allergies: Likely pollen from grasses or trees, though you could be allergic to many other things. ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of tightness in the center of chest, shortness of breath, and pressure on left side of heart near ribcage?

What is the most common cause of tightness in the center of chest, shortness of breath, and pressure on left side of heart near ribcage?

Heart attack/angina: It is quite possible that the symptoms you are describing could be due to strain on your heart, or even a heart attack, especially with your history. There are other possible reasons, however. You should see a doctor ASAP. If you are having these symptoms currently, go to the ER. ...Read more

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What are the causes of breathing problems dizziness stuffed nose and chest pains ?

What are the causes of breathing problems dizziness stuffed nose and chest pains ?

Multfactorial : It should never be assumed that all the symptoms a person is experiencing are coming from only one disease process. Each symptom reported should be thoroughly investigated by a physician, this requires a physicial examination to provide an accurate diagnosis. A primary care physician appointment is a good starting place. ...Read more

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Is there a common description of heart palpitations? Could they be consistent with regular twitching in the upper left side of the chest?

Is there a common description of heart palpitations?  Could they be consistent with regular twitching in the upper left side of the chest?

Palp: I have many different descriptions...The only description i can give from personal experience is a hard pounding that feels slow (random occurrence) or a light fluttering that feels fast (often when i lay on left side).... I have never had an ekg, echo, or any other heart eval though. I am the doc here just describing personal experience. Too much caffeine. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sinus arrhythmia?

Usually normal. : The commonest type of sinus arrhythmia is related to breathing - also called respirophasic sinus arrhythmia. The hr speeds up during inspiration and slows during breathing out. This is normal, and a sign of good health. Rarely, sinus arrhythmia is seen in the elderly person, but without symptoms, it rarely requires treatment. ...Read more

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When i'm on the heart monitor my heart rate goes from normal spaced heart rhythm to no space and crazy amounts of up and down marks what causes this?

When i'm on the heart monitor my heart rate goes from normal spaced heart rhythm to no space and crazy amounts of up and down marks what causes this?

Palpitations : Are you having palpitations ? Heart racing pounding irregular beats ? Please discuss the tracing with your cardiologist. ...Read more

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What causes heart palpitations and the simultaneous opening of my sinus passages?

Palpitations: If you have catecholamines being secreted they could cause both at the same time. This happens during/after sex so you might notice this at those times... ...Read more

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What causes heart palpitations and the simultaneous opening of my sinus passages?

Palpitations: If you have catecholamines being secreted they could cause both at the same time. This happens during/after sex so you might notice this at those times... ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a sinus infection cause heart palpitations?

Please tell me, could a sinus infection cause heart palpitations?

Yes: Any kind of infection can cause heart palpitations. The most common reasons for palpitations associated with infections include fever and dehydration. Treatment of the infection and adequate rest and fluids are helpful in preventing palpitations. Some sinus medications (those with pseudophed) can also cause or worsen palpitations, and should be avoided if palpitations are present. ...Read more

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Why is it that i get sinus pains or headaches whenever I have heart palpitations? My tests say that everything is fine, do I have something different

Why is it that i get sinus pains or headaches whenever I have heart palpitations? My tests say that everything is fine, do I have something different

Possible migraine : Migraine like headache can be caused by a bone spur in the nose. A ct scan of the sinuses is indicated and if the spur is present a septoplasty to remove it is indicated. I provide relief to almost 90% of patients with this problem. Could your palpitations be caused by the pain? Visit my website for more information at www. Kevinsmithmd.Com. ...Read more

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What causes heart palpitations and sudden cough?

What causes heart palpitations and sudden cough?

Arrhythmia : Sometimes skipped heart beats knows as premature ventricular or atrial contractions (pvc, pac) cause these symptoms, these are benign. There other causes of palpitations like a supraventricular tachycardia, or ventricular tachycardia, these are more serious and should be investigated. I recommend that you discuss this with your doctor and get a holter monitor to find put what is causing them. ...Read more

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What causes heart palpitations? And how to prevent it?

What causes heart palpitations? And how to prevent it?

There are many: different causes of "palpitations" including non cardiac issues. In general, variability to the heart rate is a primary cause but sometimes people feel things in there GI system and call those palpitations as well. Fast or slow heart beats and irregular heart beats are usual. Sometimes excess caffeine, electrolyte abnormalities or stress can cause this. Prevention requires identification first. ...Read more

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What causes heart palpitations and what do you do about it? I have had a problem for many years with heart palpitations. I know that caffeine is a real culprit and i try to stay away from it as much as i can. What else can I do?

What causes heart palpitations and what do you do about it? I have had a problem for many years with heart palpitations. I know that caffeine is a real culprit and i try to stay away from it as much as i can. What else can I do?

Lots of Things: If it's just a single out of place beat here or there, it's just an irritable extra beat from either the top or bottom chambers. If it's a sustained thing with a fast run, it's usu one of 3 different rhythms we collectively call svts. If it's all the time, it could be inappropriate sinus tach, atrial flutter or atrial fib. A cardiac electrophysiologist can help you get to the bottom of this. ...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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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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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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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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Can you please list the common causes of heart palpitations?

Can you please list the common causes of heart palpitations?

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more

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What are the causes of heart palpitations when lying flat on my back?

What are the causes of heart palpitations when lying flat on my back?

Good ?: I need more information about you. Any other symptoms ? Are you in any medications? Any medical condition diagnosed? Palpitation occur in any other situation? Like exercising. Any test done? It's like your heart go fast or skip a beat? Consult a physician for a good history and physical. ...Read more

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Could soy cause heart palpitations?

Could soy cause heart palpitations?

I suspect not: I know of nothing in the medical literature that says soy causes palpitations. There is some evidence that soy can help some menopausal women with palpitations. ...Read more

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Could msg cause heart palpitations?

Could msg cause heart palpitations?

MSG: Monosodium glutamate (msg) is an fda approved flavor enhancer- added to chinese food, canned products ; processed foods. Adverse symptoms r noted but none have a definitive link. These r usually mild -not requiring rx - just avoid food w/ msg. Symptoms are: ha, nausea cp, diaphoresis palpitations, facial pain/numbness generalized weakness. ...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


Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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