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What do it means when your heart flutters?

What do it means when your heart flutters?

Arrythmia: Atrial fibrillation or flutter is a condition where heart's conduction system is abnormal and puts you at risk for stroke. You need to see a doc to discuss anticoagulation or ablation and a thalium stress test. ...Read more

Flutter (Definition)

Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm in the top of the heart in which the top of the heart beats very fast but very regularly (as opposed to atrial fibrillation which is always irregular) and can lead to a rapid heart rate and ...Read more


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Can exercise cause heart flutters?

Can exercise cause heart flutters?

Possible: There are some cardiac arrhythmias related to exercise. Best to get an exercise stress test to see that. ...Read more

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What are causing my heart flutters?

What are causing my heart flutters?

Many possibilities : Need to be evaluated by your doctor. Could be as simple as too much caffeine. But you need to be examined to be sure. ...Read more

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Should I worry if my heart flutters?

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Should I worry if my heart flutters?

Maybe: The sensation of feeling your heartbeat (heart flutters) is called palpitations and most of the time it is a completely benign symptom. However if it is accompanied by weakness, dizziness, shortness of breath, passing out, or chest pressure/pain...Or you have a history of heart problems it can be the sign of serious illness and should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my heart flutters?

Many different: Possibilities and the treatment can be very different depending upon the etiology. Recommend evaluation with your physician. ...Read more

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Heart flutters when i lay down. Is this bad?

Flutters: Palpitations when lying down are annoying but generally not problematic from the standpoint of health. If it is frequent and bothersome you should consult your doctor to be sure nothing abnormal is causing it. ...Read more

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I've been having heart flutters all day for 3-4days?

Cardiologist: Avoid caffeine and alcohol and go in to get an ECG to make sure your heart is ok. Many benign conditions such as anxiety can cause palpitations that feel like flutters but if they persist you need to be checked, and have your thyroid checked too. ...Read more

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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