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Doctor insights on: Zoloft Withdrawal Heart Palpitations

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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

Heart Palpitations (Definition)

Palpitations is the symptom, not the diagnosis. They are the 'abnormal awareness of the beating heart'. This can include the heart going to fast, too slow, too hard, irregularly, skipping a beat. The causes are varied eg electrical problems (both sinister and not sinister), extra beats (mostly harmless), anxiety, thyroid problem. If persistent or worrying then get checked for ...Read more


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Should Zoloft (sertraline) be taken with a beta blocker? I just started getting my heart palpitations back again. I have been on Zoloft (sertraline) for almost 2 weeks 12.5mg

Should Zoloft (sertraline) be taken with a beta blocker? I just started getting my heart palpitations back again. I have been on Zoloft (sertraline) for almost 2 weeks 12.5mg

Zoloft (sertraline) side effects: 12.5mg of Zoloft (sertraline) is quite a low dose, particularly if treating anxiety. The palpitations may be related to your underlying condition. The best thing would be to follow up with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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This is my second day on Zoloft (sertraline) and I feel restless and tired. I'm also. Having heart palpitations will this go away soon?

This is my second day on Zoloft (sertraline) and I feel restless and tired. I'm also. Having heart palpitations will this go away soon?

Yes it will: It may take a couple of weeks for your body to get adjusted to the antidepressant. Initial symptoms Include an increase in anxiety, nausea, diarrhea and restlessness. If you stick to your prescribed regimen those initial symptoms will go away. Good luck with your treatment and remember it may take about 4-6 weeks before you start to see changes in your mood with the antidepressant-don't give up! ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) increase heart palpitations? Is it dangerous? I've had pvcs for years but noticed an increase when starting Zoloft (sertraline) a week ago

Zoloft/ palpitations: At least 1 in 100 people taking Zoloft (sertraline) will experience palpitations so you could be having more on the drug. To determine the significance of the increasing palpitations, I'd contact your doctor to examine you and see if a Holter monitor is indicated (24 hr. Continuous monitoring of one's heartbeat with a symptom log kept to correlate palpitations to actual heart rhythm when they occur). ...Read more

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My anxiety symptoms went down SO much with Zoloft (sertraline). If I still have lil heart palpitations sometimes, does that mean Its a heart problem & not Anxiety?

My anxiety symptoms went down SO much with Zoloft (sertraline). If I still have lil heart palpitations sometimes, does that mean Its a heart problem & not Anxiety?

Heart palpitations?: Regardless, could be only muscle pain, anxiety, heartburn. However, pain in your chest with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP or a cardiologist is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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My body temp was 101.5 and I had sweating and heart palpitations 1.5 months after epidural steroid injection with 8 year history of Zoloft (sertraline) use. Is this serotonin syndrome?

My body temp was 101.5 and I had sweating and heart palpitations 1.5 months after epidural steroid injection with 8 year history of Zoloft (sertraline) use. Is this serotonin syndrome?

No.: We doctors have a saying: "when you hear hoofbeats, don't think of zebras." in other words, common things occur much more commonly than rare things. Serotonin syndrome is rare, and typically occurs immediately after taking a drug, not 1.5 months later. The most likely cause of a fever and palpitations is a viral illness. Let your doctor examine you, to put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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Can Lexapro (escitalopram) withdrawal cause heart palpitations? I went from 10mg to 5mg for one week, then quit. Bad palps since.

Can Lexapro (escitalopram) withdrawal cause heart palpitations? I went from 10mg to 5mg for one week, then quit. Bad palps since.

Lexapro (escitalopram) withdrawal: Depending on dose & length of time being on lexapro, (escitalopram) usually there is gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, bloating, as well as nervousness & headaches, as well as "brain zaps". All in all, compared to other antidepressants, those symptoms are usually mild. ...Read more

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Hi I am on deanxit withdrawal I am doing ok with headaches dizziness and mild insomia but I am feeling that my heart palpitations aren't ok is it a sy?

Hi I am on deanxit withdrawal I am doing ok with headaches dizziness and mild insomia but I am feeling that my heart palpitations aren't ok is it a sy?

DEANXIT: Deanxit is a combination medication with a lot of possible side effects. It was banned in the US due to
the side effects. Withdrawal of the medication can cause an increase in the anxiety and heart racing.
It needs to be monitored very carefully. If you are having heart palpatations then call your doctor to have them evaluate you. ...Read more

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Could I be having lorazepam withdrawl after taking. 5 mg up to 1 mg a day for 9 months? I am having heart palpitations 24/7. I have had heart tests.

Could I be having lorazepam withdrawl after taking. 5 mg up to 1 mg a day for 9 months? I am having heart palpitations 24/7. I have had heart tests.

Unlikely withddrawal: Did you stop the Lorazepam abruptly? If not, the cause is most likely continuing anxiety. The second most likely cause is cardiac. I suggest an electrocardiogram to begin the cardiac investigation, and possibly a doppler ultrasound echocardiogram to determine cardiac output ; flow through the valves. ...Read more

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How long do heart palpitations last from benzo withdrawl?

How long do heart palpitations last from benzo withdrawl?

Heart palpitations: Benzodiazepine withdrawal is not associated with cardiac arrhythmia so get it investigated given your history and medications ...Read more

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I think im going through sertraline withdrawal. I'm having high heart rate and palpitations. Will 2.5 mg of bisoprolol help with that?

I think im going through sertraline withdrawal. I'm having high heart rate and palpitations. Will 2.5 mg of bisoprolol help with that?

Yes: Bisoprolol is a commonly used medication for Palpitations and elevated Heart rate. It is inexpensive, has been around a long time, generally tolerated, and effective. Check out my video on bisoprolol:

https://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=qrojhA8zHoQ

Also, you can go to my website CardioGauge. Com for heart health education.

Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can heart palpitations be normal?

Can heart palpitations be normal?

Yes and no: Particularly as people get older, the heart can beat prematurely or rapidly causing palpitations. That is so common and usually benign so that you might say it is normal. It partly depends on what you mean by normal. Is it normal to have grey hair or wrinkles? ...Read more

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What can cause heart palpitations?

What can cause heart palpitations?

Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read more

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Can heart palpitations be dangerous?

Yes: Yes they can be, but most are benign. You should see a doctor about them to determine if they are dangerous or not. ...Read more

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How can you stop heart palpitations?

How can you stop heart palpitations?

Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol, street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more

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Can robaxacet cause heart palpitations?

Can robaxacet cause heart palpitations?

Not likely: Lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, urticaria, pruritus, rash, conjunctivitis, nasal congestion, blurred vision, headache, fever, seizures, syncope, flushing are known side effects. ...Read more

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How can I calm down heart palpitations?

How can I calm down heart palpitations?

Meds or relaxation: Depends on the type of palps you have. Please see a cardiologist! ...Read more

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How can I stop having heart palpitations?

How can I stop having heart palpitations?

Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol, street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more

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Hello can one die from heart palpitations?

Hello can one die from heart palpitations?

Rarely: There are very dangerous heart rhythms that might cause symptoms like palpitations when they occur. So the heart palpitation is the symptom however the cause of the heart palpitation, very rarely, might be fatal.

In most cases, heart palpitations are quite benign. ...Read more

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Can eating make heart palpitations subside?

Can eating make heart palpitations subside?

Palpitations: Not necessarily and in fact depending on what you eat may actually worsen. ...Read more

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Tablets giving me heart palpitations. Help?

Tablets giving me heart palpitations. Help?

Need further info: Different types of medication can result in side effects or can alter electrolytes, thyroid function, or kidney function which can then predispose to palpitations. ...Read more

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Why do I have heart palpitations sometimes?

Why do I have heart palpitations sometimes?

Breathing: heart palpitations could be due to hyperventilation. be observant of your breathing habits. Keep your lips closed during the day at all times unless speaking and eating. Try not to sigh, chew gum. cough and sneeze with your lips together. At night use paper medical tape to keep the lips together. Restoring the carbon dioxide reserve levels will calm smooth muscle and can regulate the heart rate. ...Read more

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What to do if keep getting heart palpitations?

What to do if keep getting heart palpitations?

Depends: If you have had a work up for your palpitations and was ok, you should not worry. If you have not checked with your doctor, please do.
The clinical significance of palpitations depends on what kind of arrhythmia is causing the palpitations and if the heart is normal or not.
In a normal heart, palpitations are usually not important. ...Read more

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How does heart palpitations normally feel like?

Jump: Feel like a sack of worms under your chest and or episodes of jumps at the center of the chest. ...Read more

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How to stop heart palpitations? Is this normal?

How to stop heart palpitations? Is this normal?

No See your doctor: There are many causes of heart palpitations, some serious. Please see your healthcare provider / cardiologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have been getting heart palpitations everyday?

Needs evaluation: A good evaluation by your doctor, can understand the types of palpitations and identify rare, but dangerous associated conditions. Most palpitations are a result of stress, disrupted sleep, caffeine, certain foods, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, over-the-counter and prescription dietary supplements or medications (especially stimulants), and environmental/work place causes. ...Read more

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What are the meds to stop my heart palpitations?

What are the meds to stop my heart palpitations?

Various approaches: First, you need an evaluation to determine the type and to see if there is an identifiable cause:different meds for different types. If you smoke or use caffeine, stop. Electrolytes are corrected if necessary. Improve sleep, remove stress if indicated. Drugs: betablockers are often used first. There r antiarrhythmic drugs but all have side effects, r expensive, and best avoided unless necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Palpitation (Definition)

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


Dr. Jerome Zacks
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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