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What Causes My Heart To Pound
Palpitations: You are having palpitations, which can be caused by many things, including thyroid issues, anxiety, arrhythmias, caffeine, hypoglycemia, among many other things. You need to be evaluated both with blood tests and possibly with a 24 hour monitor called a holter monitor to see what the heart is doing during these episodes from an electrical standpoint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes your heart to increase to slightly over 100 and you can feel it race/pound when sitting and not changing position? Then it comes back down
Atrial fibrillation: Tell your doc what you just mentioned and ask for either a holter or event/loop monitor. The former works best if you have symptoms daily while the latter works best if you have symptoms every few weeks to a month. Atrial flutter & frequent pvcs can also do this. But it's still best to see your doctor for analysis. ...Read more
My heart keeps jumping and fluttering like it will beat normally then it'll pound once what causes this?
26 year old male, drink about a 6 pack a night. Active, 6'1 200 pounds, non smoker. Can the beer I drink cause heart palpable and racing h.R.? No insu
Possible : Directly and indirectly. I agree directly as per my colleague dr rutledge. But also indirectly from being dehydrated causing the heart to compensate for loss in volume and become irritable. I would recommend a reduction in alcohol consumption and consider keeping an eye out for a health fair or find a freeclinic to get a health assessment and assess risks. If issues persists or worsens, b seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 18 and now 100 pounds since I lost weight. Can losing a lot of weight cause problems with my heart because I have palpitations recently ?
Weight loss: Weight itself should not cause palpitations, but how or what you are doing to loss weight can. If you are taking a stimulant or caffeine containing supplement then yes you can get palpitations. Also if you are really restricting your diet this can can cause an imbalance of electrolytes which can cause heart palpitations. ...Read more
I had a mild heart attack a few weeks ago. I also have copd, hypertension. What causes your heart to pound so hard it makes you feel like your shaking?
Avoid too confident: It could be of multiple causes. You are on medicines that can cause palpitation such as albuterol, and nitroglycerin. But a previous event would cause me to caution to avoid too much self confidence. See your pmd and your cardiologist to make sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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