Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

174 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Heart Palpatations

Hi i am 30 year old male who was hospitalized 3 months ago for atrial fib. Had the whole gambit of tests and all seemed ok. I was put on beta blockers then a heart monitor a month later for massive palpations and rapid beat. i was put on another med after to regulate heart rate. Now i still experience palpataions and i can feel when they are about to happen. also extreme fatigue and some weakness. What is the issue here? i do smoke but not massive smoker. I did gain 20 pounds since the hospital stay which i have never been able to do. Wonder what id happenin here.
Sun, 7 Aug 2011
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,   ,  
Drug/Medication
Medical Topics ,  
Psychiatrist 's  Response
Hi Jessie,

Its sad to know what ever you are going through. But from the information that is provided, i guess you would be having a condition more to do with your heart rather than anything. Also i can understand that you are anxious which is normal with palpitations, fatigue and weight gain. I think about weigh gain, it may be just due to a probable sedentary lifestyle with the fatigue factor. Or it needs to be investigated for any other possible causes. But, review with your cardiologist and then for the anxiety component please request your cardiologist to liaise with a psychiatrist.

Thank you and wish you a healthy life.

Dr.Narendra.
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

I had a weird experience, i was sitting on my couch and out of no where i felt my heart move in my chest and i could see it beating but it only lasted about 30 secs, does this sound like a flutter? I am 24 yrs old and i have had heart palpatations before due to a low pottasium level caused by a water pill but i am now off potassium pills and my levels are normal now and i havent had another palpatation since but this weird feeling tonight had me concerned. I also suffer from extreme anxiety so maybe im just worrying over nothing

doctor1 MD

Hi, i am a 26 year old female and i have been having strong heart palpatations once in a while. My dr has done an echocardiogram,stress test, holter monitor and other blood work and everything is normal, so why am i still having these palpatations that feel like a flutter and hard pounding?

doctor1 MD

trouble with heart palpatations - due to recent stressful times - also going through pre-menapousal stage. Looking for natural products along with a diet in veges and fruits, etc.. Currently take omega 3, calcium, magesium, daily womans vitamin for menapausal women. Any suggestions.

Recent questions on  Heart rate monitor

doctor1 MD

I have been sick for so long with joint pain, swelling, neurogenic bladder and bowel(with a cecostomy tube). Over the last two years my hearing and vision has decreased, especially my eyes, to the point of zero peripheral vision which keeps me from driving. I have been told it is lupus , but the Meds. Make me sick. The newest symptom is when I lay down I have a tightness in chest and feels like I can t breathe deep. It feels like something is sitting on my chest, so I sleep in my recliner. The rapid heart rate and high BP has been a constant thing for years but now the heart rate is running so fast when I m at rest I can barely count it. The echo s have come back normal so far so I am getting down not knowing what is wrong, help?

doctor1 MD

I have been diagnosed with very frequent premature ventricular complex. I have had 4 ECG all borderline or abnormal with different automated messages: 1. probable anteroseptal infarct old 2. negative T wave anterior 3. minimal ST depression . All...

doctor1 MD

I have been diagnosed with very frequent premature ventricular complex. I have had 4 ECG all borderline or abnormal with different automated messages: 1. probable anteroseptal infarct old 2. negative T wave anterior 3. minimal ST depression . All...

doctor1 MD

I thought I was having anxiety attacks that always hit right before a bowel movement. ..I'd get hot or cold , spacey head feeling, increased awareness of heartbeat etc...but got a fit bit for my birthday with a heart rate monitor so ive been able...

doctor1 MD

my son eats alot of fish...tuna, exercises hard each day, does alot of cardio...once had tighten of chest at gym...his ekg was adnormal...doc said maybe sinus bradycardia..now has to go trough 24 hour heart monitor and echo...never took a mercury poison test...should he do so. never had a problem with heart..only one time short breath pulse is 38-46...

doctor1 MD

I was b12 defiecient and anemic and put on iron and weekly shots for b12 for a month then dropped to once a month! Been experecing low heart rate at doctors office 40 s did Ekg came back fine but low heart rate! Put me on heart monitor for two weeks now. Experencing shortness of breath, fatigue, etc! I only take vitamins, calcium, multi vit, iron x2, and the now monthly shot of b12. any suggestions? Is anything I m taking doing this?

doctor1 MD

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...



My blood pressure is excellent, but I woke up last night with a pulse rate of 111. my husband stated go to the ER. My EKG was good, the heart monitor was good, it went down to 87, 82, but I do have a thyroid problem, think that could be the problem. The doctor also stated I had a heart mummer?? that was new :( but can you help me. Then she stated they may be given me to much thyroid medication.