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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Heart Palpitations

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Why does my heart pound so hard after eating?

Why does my heart pound so hard after eating?

Heart pounding: Depends. This may be a problem. With eating, the digestive process diverts a good deal of blood and shunts it to the intestines. If the heart becomes short on its blood supply it can cause heart pounding and symptoms. Best to discuss this with your doctor and get an examination. ...Read more

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What would cause my heart to pound hard and fast?

What would cause my heart to pound hard and fast?

Arrhythmia ?: Would recommend further evaluation which may include a holter or event monitor. ...Read more

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Why does my heart seem to pound really hard when I lay on the left side?

Why does my heart seem to pound really hard when I lay on the left side?

Gravity: Heart is slightly left of center, so some people notice its motion against inside of chest when on their left. If disturbing, can ask your Dr to check you over. ...Read more

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My heart just got really fast, and pounded really hard. Did I drink too much coffee?

Palpitations: It depends on how much did you drink.If it happens without drinking coffee then it should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Heart pounds significantly harder (around rate of 180) during exercise than b4, even during mild physical exertions. Mild chest discomfort.

Heart pounds significantly harder (around rate of 180) during exercise than b4, even during mild physical exertions. Mild chest discomfort.

See a doctor: While the possibility if benign conditions are there, you should see a doctor to evaluate those conditions to make sure nothing serious is going on. I would do so fairly quickly. ...Read more

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High (approx. 80 BPM) resting heart rate. Previously sedentary. My heart pounds hard and fast during T25 DVD workout - is actually feeling it normal?

High (approx. 80 BPM) resting heart rate. Previously sedentary. My heart pounds hard and fast during T25 DVD workout - is actually feeling it normal?

Heart rate and exerc: Heart rate of 80 is still well within the normal range. If you have started an exercise program after being relatively sedentary - its not unusual that you might see an increase in pulse. As your body adjusts to the new exercise program and your cardiovascular health improves the pulse will lower. The pounding is simply your body letting you know its out of shape. Good luck ...Read more