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What does it mean when I have an irregular EKG reading during a sleep study?

What does it mean when I have an irregular EKG reading during a sleep study?

Arrhthmia: It could be atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter and pvcs. Treatment depends on what the monitored showed. Lot of times if your sleep apnea gets treated and if it improves, your arrhytmia will get better also. ...Read more

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I was wondering what does it mean when your heart skips beats?

I was wondering what does it mean when your heart skips beats?

Skips: What is usually happening is an extra beat which feels like a 'skip'. This is very common and doesn't necessarily have any evil import. If you have a lot of extrasystoles(skips), it is worthwhile seeing your dr. To get checked out to be sure there isn't an underlying problem. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when someone is experiencing irregular heart palpitations?

What exactly does it mean when someone is experiencing irregular heart palpitations?

Missig or early beat: Usually regular heart beat is 1 to 1.5 seconds apart. If any beat come earlier or later than regular time, it is called irregular heart beat. Mose common cause in healthy individual is low potassium. Take k-dur 20 meq, one tablet daily for 3 weeks and you will feel better. If this does not help, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my heart is skipping a beat? It happens probably every 10 beats approximately.

What does it mean when my heart is skipping a beat?  It happens probably every 10 beats approximately.

Could be normal: Skipping a beat can be an extra beat. Can be a normal occurrence in a healthy person or can be an arrhythmia from a patient with cardiovascular disease. Ekg and stress test may be indicated. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your heart skips a beat?

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What does it mean when your heart skips a beat?

Ectopy: The heart beats by electrical conduction system through the cardiac muscles - sometimes it can skip a beat or beat irregularly - these are known as arrythmias. There are benign kinds (such as psvt, pvc) and more dangerous kinds such as atrial fibrillation. An ekg will give you the answer. ...Read more

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My heart randomly beats really fast and it hurts I have tetralogy of fallop(tof) what doesit mean or why does it cause it ? I had catheterization surge

My heart randomly beats really fast and it hurts I have tetralogy of fallop(tof) what doesit mean or why does it cause it ? I had catheterization surge

Tetralogy of fallot: Cardiac rhythm abnormalities are common with tetralogy of fallot. You should discuss the meaning of your rhythm with your cardiologist. More information than is here is needed to give an answer of meaning here. ...Read more

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I have random heart palpitations. When I check my pulse when that happens, the heart rate is not particularly fast. Is that normal? I do feel pinching

I have random heart palpitations. When I check my pulse when that happens, the heart rate is not particularly fast. Is that normal? I do feel pinching

Don't be alarmed: Palpitations is the word patient use to describe a fluttering sensation in the chest caused by skipped heart beats or rapid heartbeats. Patients with no heart disease can often experience palpitations. Sometimes they are brought on by anxiety, fatigue, caffeine and cough and cold medicines.Beta blockers are sometimes prescribed if the palpitations are annoying or very frequent. SEE bit.ly/1vlj5 ...Read more

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What does it mean if my heart beat fast when i'm not even out of breath?

What does it mean if my heart beat fast when i'm not even out of breath?

??: Perhaps nothing. I'd like to know how fast the heart is beating, and is it steady or irregularly irregular. Many normal people have rates in low 100s. A 12 lead electrocardiogram would be most helpful to rule out a significant asymptomatic arrhythmia. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have irregular heart beats when having sex or mastubating, is this normal?

I have irregular heart beats when having sex or mastubating, is this normal?

Let's not say...: Let's not say "normal..." but rather let's say likely not dangerous. Sex releases adrenaline which can cause extra heartbeats called pacs and pvcs which you may feel. It can also cause certain other rhythms. A cardiologist or electrophysiologist can set you up with something called a holter monitor or event monitor you can wear at home. Masturbate with it on and you'll have your answer. ...Read more

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Because I have heart palpitations does it mean I will have heart problem later?

Because I have heart palpitations does it mean I will have heart problem later?

No: You need to be diagnosed to see what the cause of the palpitations are. Many problems simply reveal the palpitations being a symptom and not the real problem. Like thyroid. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my heart randomly skip beats?

What does it mean if my heart randomly skip beats?

Skips: What is usually happening is an extra beat which feels like a 'skip'. This is very common and doesn't necessarily have any evil import. If you have a lot of extrasystoles(skips), it is worthwhile seeing your dr. To get checked out to be sure there isn't an underlying problem. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have an irregular heart beat? (double beats, pausing) my friend has it and she is 15.

What does it mean if you have an irregular heart beat? (double beats, pausing) my friend has it and she is 15.

Extra beats: Most probably she has extra beats, may be referred to as premature beats. Not uncommon, especially in female teens during puberty years. If structurally normal heart with normal function, they are usually benign and rarely require any treatment. Best to avoid caffeinated products which may increase them in frequency. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you can hear your own heart beat ? I also started getting moody?

What does it mean when you can hear your own heart beat ? I also started getting moody?

Some thoughts...: It depends on if you're really hearing your own heartbeat, or if you're hearing a "whooshing" sound in one of your ears that is in sync with your heartbeat. Feeling and heartbeat can depend on what position you are in, if you're lying down, sitting up, etc, and it doesn't necessarily mean anything's wrong. Hearing your heartbeat or whooshing in one ear is more concerning and should be checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a fast heartbeat all the time?

What does it mean if I have a fast heartbeat all the time?

Heart rate: Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include anemia, hyperthyroidism, fever, ongoing inflammation or infection, dehydration and there is also a pathologic sinus tachycardia condition. You'd need to see a dr. And be evaluated if you're worried about your resting heart rate. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your heart skips beats?

What does it mean when your heart skips beats?

Extrasystoles: Usually it means you're having premature heart beats(Pac's, pvc,s) and the skip is actually a pause following the early beat. These premature beats can be caused by caffeine,alcohol,nicotine,anxiety,overactive thyroid or actual heart disease. It's best to get checked with an EKG or heart monitor to identify the heart rhythm and type of extrasystoles and then get other tests or cardiology consult ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when my heart beats very heavily out of nowhere?

What exactly does it mean when my heart beats very heavily out of nowhere?

Palpitations: This uncomfortable awareness of your heartbeat is called a palpitation. It's usually caused by an abnormal electrical rhythm. There are tests and procedures a cardiac electrophysiologist can do to diagnose and treat these problems. ...Read more

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Is it normal for heartbeat to be faster when eating? Also why do I sometimes feel my heart skips a beat when i eat?

Eating: When you eat you shunt blood to your intestine to facilitate digestion. This can result in increased heart rate to compensate for the redistribution of flow. The palpitations may occur associated with this increase in heart rate. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you've had heart palpitations for 6 days?

What does it mean when you've had heart palpitations for 6 days?

Skipping: Palpitations are sensations in your chest, flipping sensations, most commonly related to the heart beating irregularly, or forcefully, or too fast. If those sensations go on for six days then that is what it means. ...Read more

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