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Avatar n tn I'am a 36 yr old female who is healthy besides my heart palps. I have endured 3 stress tests, a nuclear stress test, an echo, two: 1 day monitors & one 30 day monitor. The only thing they could find is a heart murmur & my heart sometimes blocks? I've asked my Doctor what that means & he said my heart is slow & not to fast. What does that mean? I only feel the palpitations the week before my period, sometimes all day & sometimes only for an hour or so.
1140218 tn?1316144876 I've noticed that, the week or two prior to my rare menstrual cycles, I have heart palpitations all day and all night for days until I finally start a flow. I wanted to track those palpitations along with my cycle, but there's no way to add a symptom to the ones this site already has.
Avatar n tn Can hormones have anything to do with anxiety or heart palpitations? I am 35 and had a hysterectomy about a year and a half ago. The thing is that when I take the primarin I get REALLY irritable and jsut plain nasty. However, I have read that hormone imbalance can play a role in anxiety. So i don't really know what to do.(Take the pill and have my husband walk on eggshells all the time or don't) The pill is 0.625 but i bite in half-it still makes me mean.
Avatar n tn I've read that a symptom of PMS is actually heart palpitations. I believe it is caused by the huge drop in hormones. Anyways, things that I have found to reduce them is to drink more water, less caffeine, take vitamins, and eat a well balanced diet especially a week or two before your period. Also, you might try taking birth control to regulate your hormones.
Avatar n tn I've been dealing with my heart palpitations on and off for 10 years or so. I've gone to a cardiologist many times and he can't find anything wrong with me. I even had a nuculear stress test to rule out blockages and echo test and was told I had a normal, 40 year old heart. The doctor said it was PVC's and PAC's which were documents on holter monitor. It only happens maybe once or twice a day, but it is ungodly scary when it does.
Avatar f tn I'm perimenopausal (haven't made it to menopause quite yet) and I've had palpitations along with a host of other symptoms. Most often for me the heart issue is extremely hard pounding though. If you haven't seen a doctor you probably should do that just to be sure it's hormones and not a real heart problem.
Avatar n tn Hi 20 years old and I'm new to this site, and I want to try and get some help. Since April I've had anxiety but I've been pretty good recently with it and i can control it now. And i've always had heart palpitations once a month or so, but recently i've been having them quite frequently, about 20 a day or so, and I've spoken to my doctor before, and she said not to worry because i had anxiety. However when i;m having my palpitations i'm under no stress or anxiety.
Avatar f tn I am 11 weeks pregnant and keep getting heart palpitations. Usually when I am at rest about 3 or 4 times a day. No pain or dizziness. It really scares me. Is this normal in pregnancy?
Avatar f tn you actually feel like your dieing its horid i have always had a slow heart then odd palpitations but wen i think its going fast its going the speed it should never had them this bad tho
Avatar m tn Stressed to max about having these. I usually get 10 - 20 a day where I feel a heart zap or a flutter or a pause and a thump. I had a holter which showed nothing and I had stress test which showed 2mm depression so they did a nuclear stress test with the dye injected which checked out a-okay and was told that lots of people have these irregular beats and not to worry as I have a normal heart and said there are a lot of females that have positive false results.
Avatar n tn Inflammation of the chest wall muscles I did notice that some of the women in this forum mentioned something about hormones and pregnancies, and I wonder if change of hormones was the reason for me to start having heart palpitations in the first place. I don't have any children, but I was pregnant when I was 24 years old, and since then my hormones have been a little out of wack. Anyway, just thought I'd tell you my symptoms, maybe someone has similiar symptoms, and if so, do tell me about it.
Avatar n tn Does anyone get palpitations worse when they are tired? I was really tired yesterday and my heart skipped probably once every 20 minutes or so. I am scared again. Do others feel it like a kick in the chest and then a rush up to your head thru the left hand side of your neck? I also get the rush feeling to my hands. It actually feels like it stops and then kicks me and then starts again. I need reassurance!
Avatar f tn I have had problems in the past with irregular heart palpitations and visited a cardiologist. He did an EKG and Echo and the results were normal. He also checked my thyroid and everything was fine there too. I have read these events could be due to anxiety or stress but I don't really think I am stressed. What could be some causes for this event to happen? It was extremely scary and I dont understand how my heart rate could go so high when I was just sleeping.
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Avatar n tn They said that sometimes females have a false positive result on these stress tests due to hormones. - I hate these skips I get daily and I really want to get over my anxiety over them. I probably average around 10 times a day when I feel a lull then a big bang or a couple of quick beats or a flutter. Would that be an average amount for most people?
Avatar f tn Although they say there is nothing structurally wrong with my heart, these palpitations are ruining my life.I am always afraid my heart will stop.What should i do?Get more tests?Have my meds adjusted?Do i have to deal with this my whole life?Please help!
Avatar n tn Palpitations or "premature ventricular contractions" occur in 100% of the population. Why? In easy to understand terms, it's because every cell of the heart wants to be a pacemaker. So every now and then, a cell depolarizes early and that spreads like a wave across the heart from cell to cell causing the ventricle to contract early. Well since it's early, it hasnt had a chance to fill up much with blood so a person may not feel the beat or if its very faint.
Avatar f tn I have had ECGs and recently a Scan and alls well(so they say) and I have a healthy heart. The palpitations are actually missed beats and therefore the beat after the missed one is a right thumper !!! Some days Im palp free but they are back with avengance. The doctor has put it down to anxiety, but to be honest Im not sure that I agree as Im probably one of the most laid back people you could meet. Im trying to avoid medication but have tried Passiflora (herbal) and hypnotherapy.
Avatar n tn She already told me there is nothing wrong with my heart and every get palpitations but I can't accept that answer especially after getting the v-tach results years ago (1996). Is it possible that my results could have been mixed up with someone that actually had v-tach??
1298554 tn?1336010451 Sometimes we feel our hearts speed up (tachycardia), or even skip beats (arrythmias, ei. PVC's and PAC's). There does seem to be some connection between hormones and heart palpitations. I definitely feel them more before and during my cycle. I would think you are too young to be considered premenopausal, but I have considered that with myself so I understand why you might think that.
Avatar n tn Yeah the doctor said that if she was hooked up to the monitor that she would have than many as well. The funny thing is that I didn't feel one of them that day when I had the Holter. It is the ones that I feel that really stress me out. Like today I am sitting at work and I feel like a stopping sensation in my heart and then it goes back to normal. I just hate it. I didn't like the sound of the couplet thing they caught as well. It said two supraventricular etopic beats.
Avatar f tn It took a few minutes for me to feel completely normal again, though. I usually experience heart palpitations around the time of my menstrual period, but I've never been light-headed or hot before. I had a baby 13 weeks ago, and I'm breastfeeding. (I'm not currently menstruating.) I've left a message at my doctor's office, but since it's Sunday I won't hear back until tomorrow.I'm wondering how concerned I should be. Anyway info would be great. Thanks!
Avatar n tn I started having palpitations about a year ago. There is a thump in my chest followed by a short pause. A year ago they started infrequently......a few times per day and increased over the course of several days until they were several every few minutes. Then it seemed to resolve and I would only experience them evry once in a great while. Just last month, right around the beginning of my menstrual cycle, it started again. It started off with just a few and increased to very often.
Avatar n tn I am a 44 year old female who has had palpitations from the age of 23. I have been checked out by numerous cardiologists and they say I just have PVC's and PAC's and some runs of beats. They don't seem to be overly concerned. Is it normal for a person to get these things every day though? The doctors have said they get them as well but didn't specify how many. I get a couple of quick beats and then a pause and then a thud usually three or four or even half a dozen times a day.
Avatar n tn Many people experience heart palpitations and I've had more than my fair share of them for the past few years since my anxiety disorder sprang up, so I thought I'd learned to take them in stride as normal. When they first started (a few years ago) I got really scared and saw my mother's cardiologist.
Avatar f tn Feel stressed/pressured/overwhelmed Sweaty, clammy hands Butterflies in stomach Lump in throat Have trouble relaxing/loosening up Low stress tolerance Body tends to be tense/stiff/uptight Trembling/twitching/shaking Anxious/nervous/jumpy/‘on edge’ Feel panicky/panic attacks Heart palpitations or fast resting heart rate (over 85) Sleep problems or chronic pain Use alcohol/food/cigarettes to relax Valium/xanax/avitan/GABA reduce above symptoms Family history of anxiety or panic attacks Factors
Avatar n tn If you search through this forum, you will see that many are afflicted with palpitations, and in some they can cause a great deal of anxiety and suffering. If you've have no structural heart disease, palpitations are relatively benign from a prognostic standpoint. You might search back to see how others have dealth with thier anxiety and symptoms.
Avatar m tn Past two nights heart palpitations, lost a good friend to heart disease on Monday last and possibly grief related.Sleep only 4-6 hrs a night, Any insights?