Conditions with symptom: 'heart beat change'
i have anorexia binge purge subtype, recently i have just been binge purging all day and i can tell my potassium is low because i get pins and needles, cramps, irregular heart beat, rapid heart beat(137bpm resting ) blurred vision when standing up. i have previously been in high dependency units due to low potassium which caused the ecg scan to be abnormal. i'm just wondering if i should go to a and e? thanks
i had raging tonsillitis and went to my walk in centre they said my heart beat was irregular and sent me to hospital I was given antibioticts and told to see my doctor in a week I saw doctor and she had no results from hospital so she sent me for a blood test and an ecg went back to doctors for results and she said I had an irregular heart beat and it could cause a blood clot then a stroke I was gob smacked then she went on to ask me did I want beta blockers or I asked her is the medication for life she said yes I did not want to take theys drugs so she told me to take one asprin every morning and go back in a week there was no explanations or reasons why she was just reading from the computer I have been very axsiouse since I seen her I don't think she knows anything about the heart she could not answer my questions I have not slept since I seen her and am very frightened can you advice me on what to do next please I am 55 years I have asthma but its controlled and have never suffered from blood pressure one scered adult many thanks
This sounds like atrial fibrillation where your upper chambers do not contract but more like shiver, they send many electrical impulses and your ventricles respond to some that is why you get irregular beats. This while not life threatening in general should be fully evaluated by echo cardiography to look at the valves and heart motions, you could get a very rapid pulse sometimes that may be symptomatic. If you get symptoms you should see a cardiologist. Aspirin is not the right choice at least not alone and you need a blood thinner to protect from clots, A beta blocker is a good choice if there are no contraindications as this protect the heart from beating too fast. Once you are evaluated and no other issues found then doctors may try to stop the fibrillation but many live with it as long as they are symptoms free and otherwise healthy. Complication may arise from long standing afib. See you cardio. I am not a doctor though
I hear my heartbeat in my right ear as a squeaking beat especially after movement. Is this a heart murmur? I am 70 and in good health.
hi could you help me i have only noticed this at night when im in bed relaxing but my heart starts to beat very fast and it feels like its going to jump out of my chest whats wrong
Hello im 20 I noticed my hand are shaking,my heart beat is so fast and blood pressure is also increase many time.i cant concentrate or focus on any work,I'm facing problems in conversation,head ache also.so,tell me what is my disease and its solution? Help me,thanks
Hi, I am 23, female and I have been bulimic for the past 9 years now, It started off as anorexia and I would throw up if I had eaten a square piece of chocolate, then the more I ate the more I threw up etc. I have hidden this all my life, there are periods of when its not so bad and periods of when it's terrible and for the past 2 years I have been a mess, hours and hours of binging and purging. My heartbeat has become very irregular and I get really bad chest pain where my heart is, my blood pressure is on the low side of normal and heart beat regular (after visit to GP), I don't know whether the two are related but I am becoming worried now, I'm not in a good place right now and I know that triggers it, but even when I've been happy I still do, just not to as much extent. I want to recover I just don't know where to begin.
Hi Alessandra, I am having the same problem, but less strong I have had it for about a year now, but I think going to a nutritionist helps a lot. Getting into sports and taking proteins and vitamins produce endorphins that make us happier therefore we eat less out of stress and anxiety and purge less. Also finding other hobbies help me a lot. If I think of chocolate and I know I will throw it up afterwards I take my guitar and play until I forget. It doesn't work all the time and I still have this stupid bulimia ))': that's how I came on this website because I want to get rid of it too but start off with things like this they may help! Feel free to contact back
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after exercise my pulse misses a beat, it beats fast for a few beats then stops for a couple of seconds then beats fast again, it also then beats so fast that i cant count the beats, its like going over a bumpy road feeling in my wrist, it also feels like my heart flutters, after that i get a funny tingly pressure feeling in my ears and slight blurry vision. It only takes a fast walk to bring this on and i often get hot and sweaty from just a fast walk within a few minutes. i am a 36 year old female with no previous health problems. Do you think i have a heart problem or is this just normal for my age
I have this problem too (I am 33 and have had small episodes since my late teens). I ended up in hospital a couple of years ago due to a prolonged period of racing heart (got to Dr's after racing for 40 mins, was still racing in the ambulance an hour later). I was given some tablets for 3 month and told how I could control the racing, but nothing happened after that (I hate going to the Drs). I am going to have to make an appointment again with my Dr as after a few years of small episodes I am having longer episodes which are scary especially ones that come on in the night(frightens hubby, so he wakes me and gets an ice pack). The things I was told to do when I have a rapid heart rate is get two fingers and press hard just above the clavical on the left hand side for a few mins, if this don't work after 10 mins get Ice wrapped round head face neck (or as my doc said stick your head in a bowl of very cold icy water.) If you still have not calmed down after 30 mins I would get someone to take you to your Dr or hospital as it can make you really faint and weak. Hope you get it sorted. If anyone else can help us with this issue I would be greatful x
Ermm... i think i have A diffrent type im not sure. its like my mind has remembered diffrent sounds, saves it like on a brain ipod or something and it plays when im sleeping or when there is silence in a room. it usually causes me a fright cause myself to hear my heart beat. It is like tiny little men are decide to play halloween tricks a few days too early!
I am 25 and have been told I have an enlarged heart and my heart murmur has come back. I was born with a heart murmur and was due to have open heart surgery. The consultants told my mum it would close up eventually so felt surgery wasn't needed in the end. I have hospital Thursday to see the consultant. What will they do?
Hi im 33 and have been suffering with dental problems since I was 16. When I was 16 I was attacked with a crow bar by an unknown man who beat me and left me for dead. Thankfully I am fine.However the trauma will be with me for the rest of my life.. the worst thing is since the ordeal I have had issues with me teeth as he beat me sseverely in the mouth and caused massive damage.. I look after my teeth and clean them daily. I have lots of decay and have had to have several teeth removed. My confidence is very low and dont like to smile. The other thing is money to have them repaired. Is thee any help I can access. Many many thanks.
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