Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders Questions & Answers

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7 1 Tue, 24 Mar 2020
Good Morning, My mother currently has many health issues including COPD, coronary artery disease, torn rotator cuff, and degernative disc disease. She is also on 3 liters of oxygen. She is currently on 22 medications including inhalers. Her PCP has a tendency that every time she has an issue he...
20 2 Tue, 21 Jan 2020
Hi my average Systolic pressure is 152. Dyastolic 60. Pulse pressure 92. I have a leaky Heart ? which valve. get breathless. am on Diltiazem 240mg. Atorvastatin 20mg.Isosorbide Mononitrate 30mg. GTN spray. Lanzoprazole 30mg twice daily. normally very active (have an Allotment did walk up to 70...
9 2 Tue, 21 Jan 2020
Please type your query here. Since this query is directed to our panel of specialists and super-specialists, please mention your problem in as much detail as possible. Do not forget to highlight your Age, Gender, Medical History and Treatment History of the problem you are facing.49 year old...
13 2 Fri, 17 Jan 2020
I am a 64 year-old-woman in good health, my pulse, however, runs in the 80s. A few months ago I started exercising on a stair treader. During exercise my bp will go up over 150bpm and my bp will go down to around 90/53 and I begin feeling nauseous. Naturally, I slow down and things even back out...
71 1 Fri, 17 Jan 2020
I contracted the flu on December 28, fever,chills,headache,bad cough with lots of greenish phlegm. It took almost 2 full weeks and a prescription of cerufoxime to get rid of the cough. I had constant bouts of racing pounding heart during this period which I thought was due to fever, The racing...
6 1 Fri, 17 Jan 2020
yesterday after taling avil injection in my vein my heart beat become v fast , it was almost like my heart is fluttering inside me. later i was hallucinating, i kept on seeing things around me which were not present there. moreover every incident that has disturbed me emotionaly so far was coming...
8 1 Thu, 12 Dec 2019
hi there im a 28 year old male ive had a heart murmor for all my life. for the last 4-5 days ive been getting like extra heatbeats. it beats normal then in between a i get a thump or maybe 2. im getting at least 6 every minute but after an hour or so they stop. then another hour or 2 will pass...
6 1 Tue, 10 Dec 2019
I am a 2nd year med student who attends Mac master University in canada, trying to get into the surgical internship program.Three weeks ago I experienced a sinus tach which lead to what I thought to be an anginal pectoris. At emerge the on call did a cardiac work up, sans an echo or EKG. Some...
11 1 Thu, 26 Sep 2019
I ve had a five hour energy and a monster this morning. Ive been trying to keep myself awake so I can handle some important things for my mom who is currently in ICU after suffering a stroke and massive brain bleed Sunday. I also have high blood pressure. And for almost half a hour now I felt a...
12 1 Thu, 26 Sep 2019
yes...I take 2 high blood pressure meds...and ran out of one about a week ago...then the other 2 days ago...but have an appt with my Dr this Tues. However...right now my heart is pounding really hard...and I feel really shakey! And I m extremely tired and feel like falling asleep...What should I do?
18 1 Thu, 26 Sep 2019
MY UNCLE IA 70yrs old .operated for his heartattack with bypass 16yrs back now he is having supraventricular ectopics holter study done showed 3240 singlebeats in 24hrs .he is using ecosprin, aten25mg,dilzam,once dialy. sometimes while having cold extremities
11 1 Thu, 26 Sep 2019
My 14 year old son has just woken up and come into my room saying when he awoke he felt no heartbeat. He moved around his bed trying to see if he could find it but still nothing. He could breath but felt nothing. He went to the loo and it started beating very slowly but irregular. He has just...
12 1 Thu, 26 Sep 2019
I am lying here awake, trying to decide whether to head to the emergency room. I have been having irregular heartbeats for about two weeks. My family doctor ran an EKG two days ago and then had me wear a halter monitor home overnight. I do not know the results of it, but right now I am...
12 1 Thu, 26 Sep 2019
Hi. I am a nineteen year old female and I am worried about my heart. I recently went from 225lbs down to 180lbs, and I am still trying to get in better shape. The last few times I have gotten my blood pressure checked it has been ideal, 120/70, 122/66, and 120/60. My worries are about my heart...
12 1 Thu, 26 Sep 2019
Hi, I m a 16 years old girl. When I was sleeping I suddenly woke up and realized that my heart was beating really fast, it has never been like this before.. I got really scared .. I thought some spirit was sleeping on top of me or something, so i went to sleep with my sister( It was still the...
14 1 Thu, 26 Sep 2019
Hi, I have diagnosed Sinus Tachycardia...is it life threatening? I have been experiencing fast heart beat from August 2009. I masturbate daily...is there any relation in daily masturbation and sinus tachycardia? I am taking 25 mg of tenormin..Please advice..
104 1 Thu, 26 Sep 2019
My husband recently had hip replacement surgery, he has had open heart and currently is being treated for a-fib - they have withheld all pain meds from him - so therefore his heart rate is up due to pain and he has not slept in three weeks. What pain meds or sleep meds can he take that would be...
21 1 Thu, 26 Sep 2019
Hello I have been taking phentermine on and off for the last ten years. Lately more on than off. I used to smoke marijuana while on the phentermine. 1 year ago which was 1year postpartum from my beautiful angel I was told i had sinus bradycardia. I seen my Dr and come to find out i had...
6 1 Thu, 26 Sep 2019
I had an ekg with irregular T waves. I have a history of irregular heartbeats, but they are under control by taking Atenolol. I had the ekg because my docotor needs to do a D and C due to heavy period lasting over 24 days If I have the procedure could the irregular T waves cause a problem?
11 1 Thu, 26 Sep 2019
i m a 40 yr old male 5 9 187 and fairly active. i ve worked in a high pressure sales job for 17 yrs now. through the yrs i have noticed a fluttering from time to time that last for a couple of seconds and takes my breath a little. it may be months or or a few weeks between episodes. a couple...