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Why does it feel like my heart is skipping a beat a couple times a minute?

Why does it feel like my heart is skipping a beat a couple times a minute?

It might be. What: You fel, and what ekg can detect are different, and then there is the cause and treaatment. Most ae not emergencies, can be associated with congestive failure, hypertension, electrolyte abnormalities. Not something to describe at home, go to your doctor or urgent care center. ...Read more

Skipping Heart Beats (Definition)

A skipping heartbeat is due to an arrhythmia or irregular heart beat, and can be due to ...Read more


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4 the past wk, the littlest anxiety causes my heart to arrhythmia-skip beat mult times. Diet same, exercise reg for 1 month. On anti-hist. Ideas?

4 the past wk, the littlest anxiety causes my heart to arrhythmia-skip beat mult times. Diet same, exercise reg for 1 month. On anti-hist. Ideas?

Needs eval soon: This could be something not serious like an adverse effect from your antihistamine. But it could also be something very serious. Heart beat irregularities occurring that often or multiple times in a row can be serious. You absolutely need to get into your doctor THIS WEEK to have it evaluated. You need a good exam of heart including rate, blood pressure and EKG, and then go form there. MAKE APPT!! ...Read more

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26 yr old male smoker. Feeling like my heart is skipping a beat at night. Makes me gasp. Happens every other night for past 4 months. Should I worry?

26 yr old male smoker. Feeling like my heart is skipping a beat at night. Makes me gasp. Happens every other night for past 4 months. Should I worry?

Maybe : A heart skipping beat happens to all of us,it is called premature ventricular pump,but if it happens to you frequently you should visit a cardiologist and do an ecg,if found normal,the doctor may recommend holter to monitor your heart activity for 24 hours. ...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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If seeing someone I love make my heart skip a beat, does that mean I have an arrhythmia?

Yes: Technically it may be called arrhythmia but it is very common. It is normal to have at least five extra beats per minute. Just to make sure you don't have anything else i would get an EKG and consider a holter monitor but sometimes simply by listening your heart a physician may diagnose extra beats ( PVC or apc) or atrial or other arrhythmias that may require treatment. ...Read more

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What is causing my heart to skip a beat (or more) several times throughout the day?

What is causing my heart to skip a beat (or more) several times throughout the day?

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