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Causes of palpitation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   dear sir i m suffering from palpitation past 5 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i just need some of your details
User :   yes
Doctor :   provide your age, gender, occupation, marital status
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   are you with me
User :   27 male temple construction married
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you get any chest pain, breathing difficulty, sweating?
User :   no
Doctor :   have you seen any doctor for the same?
User :   i observed by a psychiatrist he has suggest medicine prothiade 25 and clonotril 0.25
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when you have been taking these medications
User :   8 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The common causes for palpitations are exercises, stress, fever,excitement, heart diseases, thyroid diseases
User :   ok
Doctor :   have you undegone any investigations like ECG
User :   yes it was normal but the heart rate was around 107bpm
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The normal heart rate ranges from 60 to 100 beats per minute
Doctor :   do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   no
Doctor :   as in your case i would feel that the cause of palpitations is mainly due to stress or anxiety
User :   before i was suffering from depression anxiety and panic disorders but after taking the drugs these problems gone but the palpitation remined
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what were the symptoms you were experiencing
Doctor :   what is the heart rate you are having now?
User :   i dont know but i think the palpitation is there everyday
Doctor :   the cause for your palpitations is self explanatory that is due to anxiety, depression and panic disorders
Doctor :   how often you are getting palpitations in a day?
User :   now i am having and when i sleep in afternoon i experience
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i can suggest some tips to reduce your anxiety, depression and panic disorders
User :   ok
Doctor :   first thing i suggest you to undergo some investigations like Hemoglobin to see if there is anmeia
Doctor :   and thyroid tests to rule out hyperthyoidism which also can cause palpitations
Doctor :   ther are some tips to reduce the symptoms like
Doctor :   Try breathing exercises or deep relaxation (a step-by-step process of tensing and then relaxing every muscle group in your body) when palpitations occur.
Doctor :   practice yoga every day to reduce the frequency of palpitations
Doctor :   Eat a well-balanced, low-fat diet
Doctor :   Exercise regularly.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Try stress management techniques such as yoga, tai chi, or meditation.
Doctor :   Make sure that your blood pressure and cholesterol are under control.
Doctor :   are you taking any medications like asthmatic drugs?
User :   no
Doctor :   involve in some hobbies
Doctor :   like some sports
Doctor :   listening to music, walking, swimming
User :   ok
Doctor :   which will reduce the stress
Doctor :   is your blood pressure normal?
User :   the pulse rate becomes high when palpitation i dont know abt bp
Doctor :   i also suggest you to get your blood pressure checked regularly
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   are you there
User :   ok
Doctor :   involve your self in some realxation techniques
User :   ok
Doctor :   if you still have palpitations you can ask your doctor
Doctor :   they may prescribe the medications like beta blockers to lower the heart rate
User :   ok
Doctor :   First undergo the investigations i have suggested
User :   ok
Doctor :   get your blood pressure cheaked daily for one week
Doctor :   Reduce intake of coffee, or tea
Doctor :   if you are overweight reduce the weight
Doctor :   was the ECG was normal?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the you need the following investigations
Doctor :   You can get back to use after the investigations
Doctor :   do you have any more queries?+
User :   no
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User :   yes
Doctor :   is ther anything i can help?
User :   no
Doctor :   Get the investigations done and get back to us anytime
User :   ok
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