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Readers Respond: Tell Us About Your Palpitations

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Updated July 31, 2009

Cheryl

I have a cholesteral level of 238 and am a smoker. Not much over weight. I am 5'9 and weigh 190 I am experiencing constant heart palpitations. I take simivastatin and COQ10
—Guest Cheryl Hilvers

palpitations

I had them every day and I hated it. I finally got rid of them. I took a protocol of supplements from Standard Process, light excercise, 2 tbls of flax oil a day. It took about 2 weeks for them to stop when I started the above protocol. Email me if anyone wants to know the exact process. I'm so happy they are gone
—Guest Spritz2@yahoo

Palpitations

Recently I have been experiencing chest pains and two nights ago I had, what seemed to be, fairly bad palpitations. I went to the hospital ,as my dense dr. Claimed it was muscular stress due to training, my blood pressure was 156/74 when first examined at the hospital and went down after an hour or so. I had an ECG/EKG??? And at the time It didn't seem to good but I wasn't told the results. I had a chest xray which showed nothing wrong. I was told to come bak a few hours later for an assessment with a CAT team where I had another ECG?? Which, this time, was ok. Blood test which were fine and a urine sample which was also fine. But this only rules out an infection as the xray only showed the air in my lungs and bones. Since then, two days ago, I still have pain in the centre of my chest which gets worse later on in the day and at night, especially when I'm lying down. I'm17 gym alot, I haven't had the best childhood, I wasn't abused just neglected u may say. Could this be psycological
—Guest Ed

Palpitations

I started having palpitations since last 04 months , when I woke up during night feeling like my heart is thumping very abnormal. This continued for 10 secs. Then again I felt palpitations once or tiwice and sometimes thrice during last 04 months. My Doctor has advised me Holter Test and reduce tea/cofee.
—Guest Ajay Singh

Palpitations

I started having palpitations since last 04 months , when I woke up during night feeling like my heart is thumping very abnormal. This continued for 10 secs. Then again I felt palpitations once or tiwice and sometimes thrice during last 04 months. My Doctor has advised me Holter Test and reduce tea/cofee.
—Guest Ajay Singh

currently using Holter monitor for palps

I will write back when I find the reason for my palpitations, right now they feel like I have a tremendous amount of trembling sensations in my upper back,shoulder and back of neck. They are shaking me and the bed and I cannot sleep.
—Guest karen

Palpitations

I was swimming laps in a pool and on about the fifth lap the palpitations started. I just started exercising. I am 63 and a diabetic. Whats going on?
—Guest Carla

heart palpitations

My heart palpitations are much more noticable when im relaxing or sitting and not doing much movement. Also my heart beat has been quick (tachycardia) and then all of a sudden i feel like my heart is beating right out of my chest 2 consecutive times....ITS ANNOYING!
—Guest Lindsay

annoying heart palpitations

I started having frequent palpitations more than a year ago. i;ve had my check up but the cardiologist said my heart is perfectly normal. i also read in most articles that heart palpitations are not life threatening. i still drink decaffeinated coffee. i really don't know what causes palpitations. i feel quite relieved though that its not only me who experiences this thing. Thanks for yur time!
—Guest Maria

palpitations

I have started having heart palpitations daily for awhile. Went to my Dr. who said don't worry about it. Went to another Dr. who ordered an EKG and another heart test. The tests showed my heart added an extra beat, as well that I have a hole in my heart. That sounds alarming but as I have researched this, its quite common and many people have it and don't know it. I don't know if this hole is causing or contributing to the palpitations and I'm scheduling an appt. with a heart specialist to find out more. There's a procedure to close up the hole in my heart, but I am not positive this procedure is safe or one I want to undergo (though its better than open heart surgery because you're not cut open, you have an angiogram like procedure where a little mechanism is inserted into the heart to pull the hole together). I have gotten reports from friends who have had this done and have said it didn't really help their migraines get better, so why have it? I would like more information.
—jph0953

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im a healthy 18 year old college athllete i play college lacross and never had and heart problems and after a weekend of partying and taking E my heart has seemed to feel like its gonna beat out of my chest. now when i think about it i start to feel it beating then it hurts, i dont know if im gonna have a heart attack
—Guest chris

palpitations

I've been having these heart palpitations for about three years now. It almost feels like my heart stops beating for a second or two then tries to make up for it by beating really hard and fast. It then throws me into a panic the doc gave me a low dose of beta blocker and xanax. I don't think they know how scary it is and they just write it off as anxiety. Its easyier for them.
—jimmyjohnston

Palpitations

I haven't had palpitation for almost a year now, but yesterday they suddenly came on, my pulse rate was 186per min I went cold and the colour drained from me . This bout lastest over 2 hours after which I was completely drained
—Guest Annette

weird palpitations

why do i have weird palpitation specially when I am lying down in bed , something that I can hear ...not so much feeling the hearts palpitations . but hearing them, it kind of bother me when I am trying to go back to sleep?
—Guest maria quiles

Heart palpitations

I have had palpitations for around 3das. I have taken nitro every 5mins for 3 times and they still continue. I was in the hospital two wks ago with the same thing and they found nothing. I was kept overnite for observations.
—Guest Sue

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