Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders Questions & Answers

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7 1 3 days ago
My resting heart rate is usually about 70. Right now it is 104. Earlier today it was 84/ Nothing has happened to elevate it. I have been sitting at my desk all day except for a short walk outside. I am 46, in good health and not overweight. I had a panic attack last Thursday. My first ever though...
19 1 3 days ago
i am 38 years old, 6 5 and 330 pounds. I ve been having severe heart palpitations with shortness of breath that seems to rise up my body. First i get a warm feeling in my left ear, then i get very dizzy and start seeing white spots, then it feels like i m losing oxygen to my head and i start to...
6 1 4 days ago
Just like the gentleman posted I donate plasma twice a week for gas money that I desperately need not to mention I was amazed to see the actual uses of plasma and lives it saves so l will still donate when I get to a point financially I don t need it for the simple fact people s loves depend on...
11 1 4 days ago
hi my name is denise, my son chad has had pericarditis 3 times in the past 2 years........they have only put him on toradol and some other medicine can not think of the name.........the first time with pericarditis he had a small ulcer, the second time his gallbladder was removed, and the third...
10 1 4 days ago
Today at my sisters soccer game heart was beating hard but slow and it was really hard to breathe for a couple seconds. Other times when I m inactive i ll randomly feel like a squeeze on my heart.... Or a pain around my chest area like my boobs or something...what is that?
7 1 5 days ago
I recently had 2 lumbar epidurals. I don t know what meds were used but the epidurals were 2 weeks apart. About 3 days after the 2nd epidural I began having rapid heart rate, which is still occurring. This is making me weak and if I try to do anything at all, including walking, I have to...
12 1 5 days ago
dear doctor..am 27 year old female, 166 cm height, previously diagnosed to have mitral valve prolapse...recently I underwent ivf and am 10 days post embryo transfer... I cant sleep from palpitation and irregular heart rhythm...I cant take beta blockers , especially if I turned out to be...
11 1 6 days ago
everytime i lay in bed or just lay down in general my whole body shocks of my heartbeat (like a throb but no pain) and i also have a consistent headache, i get lightheaded when i stand up as well. my heartrate seems to be faster than normal. I am a runner and last week I experienced much fatigue...
13 1 6 days ago
hi..i am 22 years female height 5 6 weight 70 kgs...i can feel my pulse in my hands and legs and sometimes i feel pulse of greater intensity at various parts of my body like in thigh...sometimes in thenar eminence...sometimes in back..which is for short duration only..five six strong pulses...can...
8 1 6 days ago
I am 38, 6 , 175# no health problems, no smoking, no drinking, some anxiety once in a while I started experiencing a rumbling/palpatation? in the middle of my chest about 3-4 above my chest cavity. It lasts about 1-1.5seconds. It started yesterday and probably had it happen about 6x since then....
17 1 6 days ago
I was leaning over to give my wife a kiss before walking the dog. I felt a popping sensation (one pop) got light headed, felt like I had fluids in my chest. I paused for a bit, it went away. I continued on my walk, my pulse was going crazy, I got light headed again, turned around and starting...
6 1 Mon, 10 Dec 2018
Hi...My relative had intense coughing and sputum in his blood 6 months back.He got admitted....got x rays blood reports Pleural Effusion test CT Scan,Pet Scan, , and finally needle biopsy left lung......in that order. Only test positive was pleural effusion for TB,rest all were negative. For...
7 1 Tue, 4 Dec 2018
I am 27 years old 5 5 and weigh 225 17 weeks pregnant and have had previous heart surgery to correct a genetic heart defect known as hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. I have been having heart palpitations sometimes 4-5 times a day the past few weeks so my cardiologist had me do a holter...
7 1 Tue, 4 Dec 2018
Im working out and running and i have asthma is it normal for my heart rate to be a lot faster then everybody else even when not having a attack? i only run for about a minute im doing burst training. my heart rates about 180 when running fast for 1 minute. About 135 or 140 when lifting weights....
7 1 Tue, 4 Dec 2018
I wonder why my torso and head bounces with each heartbeat and you can literally SEE my radial pulse from several feet away. My BP usually runs a range of 117/70 to 159/89 . I am 48 Y/O) female 8 year post- hysterectomy with hx of mvp, grave s disease, cervical cancer, pud, gerd, ibs, chronic...
13 1 Tue, 4 Dec 2018
why would my heart rate go from 50 to 110 climbing stairs. I am in great condition. I work out almost every day. My resting heart rate is around 49-55 but when I climb a flight of stairs(15 steps) it can go as high as 110 which I think is not normal for me.
28 1 Tue, 4 Dec 2018
Hi, I have a heaviness in my chest, mostly whn lying down but sometimes when sitting. Yesterday I had a fluttering sensation as if my heart was racing. I also have a dry cough. If I yawn the heaviness appears to go. I am 45, 5ft 7 inches and 21 3/4 stone.
9 1 Tue, 4 Dec 2018
Hai I was diagnozed with Post Partum Cardio Myopathy after my first delivery in 1998. I was under medication untill 2001 and gradually stopped all medication. I have been doing a ECHO every year and all reports indicate normal. I used have palpitations intermitently in the last 14 years and was...
6 1 Tue, 4 Dec 2018
Hi, about 1 1/2 years ago I started to hear my heartbeat in my right ear at night when I m laying down and everything is quiet. Lately I notice that when I bend over to tie my shoes or reach for something, I can also hear it profoundly. Is this something I need to worry about?
7 1 Tue, 4 Dec 2018
Nearly 2 years before, we realized that she is having heart enlargement problem. She is taking medicines from local doctors....Nearly 2 years before, we realized that she is having heart enlargement problem. She is taking medicines from local doctors....Nearly 2 years before, we realized that she...