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

169 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.

My heart beats a little weird and palpitates, kindly help me

I quit smoking 4 days ago and everything has been OK except my heart beats a little weird and palpitates. also I have been so nauseous are these symptoms too or can this be something else ?
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Treatment/Therapy
  User's Response
's  Response
I currently smoke but am getting ready to quit again. I quit before and I had those same symptoms. It's kind of scary when your heart feels like it's getting ready to stop beating or beating out of your chest. It's just your body going through withdrawls and eventually will get better. Kudos to you for stopping and if you get wore down from it, just pray to God every night to give you strength to fight it. It isn't an easy thing to do and I'll be thinking about you when I quit in a few days. Good-luck to you and I wish you many healthy years!
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 am 41 and my Heart is Beating Out of time? What s Going On ? It is hard to explain. I am not in pain but my heart will beat weird. Almost feel like it is in a spasm. No pain, in fact I feel a little light headed and almost drunk when it is happening. I am not afraid of dying so I guess this is more interesting than anything else. Am I going to drop dead here in a few days or is this just nothing to worry about? No Joke. This is really odd. Oh and I am completely out of breath just walking DOWN the stairs, up the stairs is almost too much to do. Came on in the last 3 weeks. Not all the time but a lot when I lay down at night. Thank You for all the suggestions to go to the doctor but I don t have insurance and in the USA if you don t have insurance you can not go to the hospital to get help. Like I said, I have already decide I am not scared to die cause I have lived a really great life. I am not Joking, I really am having these problems and I really can not get any medical care because I don t have insurance. So much for the great United States Heath care. My fault for not keep up my insurance.

doctor1 MD

What kind of medication would you recommend to help a person with heart irregularity? A person I am talking about has a problem of irregular heart beating. The pulse is quite strong, but there is a strong uneveness of the time between the beats (because of which the heart stabilizer was installed and used). After its installation the pulse became less strong and quite even, but the strenghth of pulse became a little uneven. My question is: what kind of medication, if any would you recommend to improve functioning of the heart? Thanks very much in advance! There were conduction problems, which were leading to irregularities I mentioned above. This person had emotional shocks in the past, which had caused heart abnormalities. This person suspectedly had several heart attacks, one of which led to a clinical death. When this happened, this person was reanimated (10 minutes after the heart stopped). When I talk about improving functioning of the heart , I mean optimization of its work so that person feels good. The installed pacemaker is an atrioventricular one. The person suffers from the pace slowering.

doctor1 MD

Hey there, before I say anything, I d like to apologize for how scrambled up this message will be I hope it makes sense haha. Hi, I used to do meth. And it was fine back then. And then I quit for a while, and eventually ended up being prescribed adderall instant release (2 30mg a day twice daily for two years)took two weeks off of it every month. my tolerance skyrocketed so I d usually take more and run out anyways. It seemed to start affecting me with almost every negative side affect you can refer to but I d became healthy again after two weeks and couldn t resist getting my next prescription once the day came. It got worse every time. Including one month where I only slept every two days constantly in that pattern. My heart rate goes up wayyyy fast and sometimes I d feel like I was gonna have a seizure or something and my veins shrink incredibly thin. My skin changes color, and the month before I gave them up i was losing all my energy. I d feel motivated, but my body would just feel like a worked my ass off the day before and I d get short of breath instantly. I normally have an endless supply of stamina and at this time just bending down would make my heart beat so thick and slow like it was going to stop.(I ve always been able to feel my pulse you can even look at my stomach and watch it wave with every heart beat. ) my eyes and head would get feeling like there s just a bunch of fluid behind them pushing fairly hard, I would get little tingly abrupt feelings around my abdomen and chest and I d look and it would visibly appear to be a very thin worm under my skin, once one even turned into a scabby like rash the next day. One time I pushed on an area on my chest where I felt that sensation and two squishy little bumps popped up under my collar bone and then disappeared after I freaked out haha(this crap would only happen when I was actually taking adderall so I didn t know what to think) and so on and so forth just a lot of damn weird and crappy side affects. I eventually quit going to refill my prescription(two months ago) and been healthy. But last week I had meth right in front of my face, thought oh I used to do it occasionally I ll be okay But right off the bat my circulation was so damn bad I could not help myself for nothin. I d have to start doing push ups.. the circulation problem just comes and goes when it wants but it s usually always happening now(it s happening rightttt now, the left side of my heads even tingling, and ohh, wait my chest hurts now, but I think it s going away. The last few days I ve had some very sharp very abrupt pains located right where I can feel my pulse on my temple. It s scary as Hell. My vision even gets weird when it happens sometimes. This shit, I truely hate it. I ve been doing it almost every day since last week and everyone keeps telling me I m fine(I m in shape and young so they think nothing of it) so that just makes me feel like I can keep doing it. I need to know and be told this will kill me if I don t stop.. otherwise I won t. Don t make anything up either haha I ll know if you are.;) I just wanna know what s wrong with my body. Why is my body not wanting to cooperate with any type of amphetamine anymore? I eat everyday, a lot, and I sleep alright but not like I should. I drink plenty of water. I get exercise.. this even happened when I was doing construction today. I only smoke the stuff. Huge freakin clouds too my lungs and throat get pretty congested and I hack up super thick white crap(if I can even get it out of my throat) that stuff takes a good hacking to move. So,anyways yeah muscle spasms poor circulation heart rate spikes and slows between a pretty fair margin. I also smoke a pack of Marlboro Reds every day. I usually smoke a lot of weed but lately doing that with meth puts me in a circulation episode my lip will even tingle and get STIFF if I m sitting in a car. My heart right now is beating just under three times a second so I d guess 150-180 and I ve just been sitting in bed kinda lethargic. This rate is comfortable to me at this point, not even kiddin. But yeah sorry for this scrambled ass message there s just so much it s hard to put in good writing haha and I m sure there is a lot I forgot to tell you.

Recent questions on  Substance abuse

doctor1 MD

so I have a parasite problem I feel and see them coming from my armpits little black obes it also feels XXXXXXX I have a big worm moving around my body when I can feel it when I push pretty hard on it another spot in my body cracks like the...

doctor1 MD

I filled out papers for pain management, but have not been to first appt. family doc. does not want to write script for oxycodone any more which if fine with me. but I am on lyrica and can get it from XXXXXXX clinic. would I get into any trouble...

doctor1 MD

hi doctor, I have a history of grand mal seizures and recently had one 3 wks ago at home,next thing I knew I was in the e.r. ,with a suspected dui against me ! my blood work came back neg. for etoh, ! I was currently on Chantix for quitting...

doctor1 MD

will doxycycline hyclate trigger a positive on a drug test for thc. I am a mental health therapist and certified substance abuse counselor. I had a client test positive for thc while taking this medication. I need to be able to intelligently tell a judge what the chance of this occurring could be. is there a site that could provide this information to me in writing.

doctor1 MD

hello.. i was diagnosed as OCD and am on rx with fluvoxamine, with good results. I was taking ZOLFRESH and became dependent on that for which i got admitted in NIMHANS for deaddiction. I also had two episodes of generalised seizures in pats one year. now for the same im taking divalproate 750 and baclofen 30. i want to know sine i was abusing zolfresh for almost 2 yeras and after deaddiction i have stopped it, what are the possibilitirs of relapse since craving is still there, and what are the health concern abt the abuse and any advice from urs side to make my life free from substance abuse.. thanks

doctor1 MD

Dear Advisor, I have recently stopped using cocaine after being a social (1-2 times per month) for a number of years. Will using Calpol Soothe & Care Saline Nasal Spray help to repair the persistent scabs I have at the base of my septum? Any advice on self treatment would be gratefully received. Regards. Reformed substance abuser.

doctor1 MD

Our 31 year son has thoracic back issues. He is an addict, alcoholic and liar. He has been through rehab twice. At age 14 and again in his early 20 s. He is on MS contin prescribed by a pain doctor in Austin, TX. We just read the web information on MSContin and believe he should not be prescribed this medication as an addict. He is also a patient with MHMR. We believe he needs a dual diagnosis. Mental and Substance Abuse. Are there rehab centers that work with patients with no insurance with a dual diagnosis? He does not have a job. He got his TXDL back yesterday after a 180 day suspension for DUI. He still has not gone before the judge due to lawyer extensions. His biological father paid an attorney $2500 to represent him in court. The lawyer keeps putting extensions due to his schedule. The first court date was December. The second date was January and has now been pushed to February. We are concerned that his mentally ability combined with substance abuse (even though legally prescribed) keeps him from functioning. Do we stand to the side and watch the fall? Do we attempt to find a dual diagnosis treatment facility and try and get him on the new health care system (Obama Care)? We see the gravity of the situation and need guidance. If you can discuss dual diagnosis treatment facilities and the likelihood of Obama care paying for rehab? Thanks,