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Why do I have heart palpitations?

Why do I have heart palpitations?

Heart flutters: Heart palpitations could be caused by a physical or mental condition. You should get checked out by your local physician. If there is nothing wrong with your heart, you may be having panic attacks, for which there is effective treatment available. But first, don't take any chances with your heart. See a dr. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Palpitation (Definition)

Palpitation is also known as Pounding heartbeat. Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also ...Read more


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Why would you feel breathless and have heart palpitations?

Why would you feel breathless and have heart palpitations?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for palpitations and breathlessness. A benign reason would include anxiety and panic attack. A more serious reason would include a rapid arrhythmia which can produce identical symptoms. A visit with a cardiologist would be able to sort this out. ...Read more

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I have Ige level of 637. How can Ii reduce it ? It sometimes make me feel of breathlessness. And heart palpitations.

Sounds allergy: IgE gets elevated in allergy your difficulty breathing is part of respiratory allergy like reactive airway disease or asthma. You need to see an allergist to find the cause. Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com to learn how cause can be found. With treatment your symptoms can be controlled but IgE may not come down ...Read more

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With ferritin-28, and hb-13, is it possible to get breathlessness, heart palpitations? hvy periods, on lysteda,43y. any other tests needed?

With ferritin-28, and hb-13, is it possible to get breathlessness, heart palpitations? hvy periods, on lysteda,43y. any other tests needed?

Not anemic: You are not anemic. You symptoms have nothing to do with the ferritin or hgb levels. Talk to your doctor about other possible causes. One thing that could cause all your symptoms is hyperactive thyroid. ...Read more

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Hiya, I'm 14 weeks pregnant and got no energy, feel breathless and having the odd heart palpitations. What could it be? Thankyou

Hiya, I'm 14 weeks pregnant and got no energy, feel breathless and having the odd heart palpitations. What could it be? Thankyou

Pregnancy: It is common to feel fatigued when you are pregnant. The symptoms of breathlessness and "odd heart palpitations" sound a little worrisome, though. I recommend you see your obstetrician right away for evaluation to make sure nothing serious is going on. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations / flip flopping w/ breathless at the same time. What is going on?

Heart palpitations / flip flopping w/ breathless at the same time. What is going on?

Arrythmia: The palps are related to a arrythmia. Weather this clinically significant a full h&p is needed. Labs including lytes , thyroid levels, etc . A review of the meds you take including over the counter rx and suppplements. A holter or 30 day event recorder and a echo ofthe heart would be a good start . Discontinue caffiene and avoid decongestants like pseudophed. ...Read more

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Why shortness of breath happens during GERD attack & why do you feel spasms that mimic heart palpitations?

GERD: GERD is a known cause of bronchospasm/asthma and causes cough and shortness of breath in susceptible people. The association with palpitations is weak. I suspect you either have coincidental palpitations or another cause which isn't evident from this brief encounter. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Heart Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations is also known as Pounding heartbeat. 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