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Racing heart with normal pulse
TheWiseOwl posted:
Hi - I've been getting some really weird sensations of a racing heart (almost a buzz or vibration, it's so fast), but if I check my pulse, it feels fine. Any ideas what this might be? Although it occurs at times during the day, it's been waking me up at night. It doesn't last long, a minute or less. Thanks.
CardiostarUSA1 responded:
Hi: b "Occurs at times during the day, it's been waking me up at night" Please consult with a/your doctor promptly. ALWAYS be proactive in your health care and treatment. Take care CardioStar* Advocate for ♥-Health - - b ☑Be well-informed WebMD/Cleveland Clinic b Heart Disease: Abnormal Heart Rhythm What are the types of arrhythmias? Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute b Management of Arrhythmias (Abnormal Heartbeats) w/ECG waveform images Heart Rhythm Society b Patients and Public Information Center - WebMD b Heart Disease TYPES i Acquired in life or congenital (born with it) b Heart Disease SYMPTOMS Mayo Clinic b Heart Disease Definition. Symptoms. Causes. Risk factors. Complications. Tests and diagnosis. Treatments and drugs. Lifestyle and home remedies. Alternative medicine. Prevention.... Heart disease is a broad term used to describe a range of diseases that affect your heart, and in some cases, your blood vessels. The various diseases that fall under the umbrella of heart disease include diseases of your blood vessels, such as...... b HeartSite Heart info, Cardiac tests (commonly performed, mainstream types, does not include 64-slice Cardiac CT, Cardiac PET, or Cardiac MRI) info, actual diagnostic images. - b Good to know, for the primary and secondary prevention of heart attack and brain attack/stroke Epidemiologic studies have revealed risk factors for atherosclerosis (typically affects tcoronary, carotid, peripheral arteries), which includes age, gender, genetics (gene deletion, malfunction, or mutation), diabetes (considered as being the highest risk factor), smoking (includes secondhand), inactivity, obesity (a global epidemic, "globesity"), high blood pressure (hypertension), diet high in fat, saturated fat and cholesterol, high LDL, high Lp(a), high ApoB, high Lp-PLA2, high triglycerides, LOW HDL (less than 40 mg/dL, an HDL level of 60/65 mg/dL or more is considered protective against dreaded coronary artery disease), high homocysteine, and high C-reactive protein (CRP/hs-CRP). - - Health A to Z b Making the Most of Your Doctor Visits HealingWell b You and Your Doctor: It Takes Two to Tango Your medical care is a TWO WAY street... i Quote "Be a questioning patient. Talk to your doctor and ask questions. Studies show that patients who ask the most questions, and are most assertive, get the best results. Be vigilant and speak up!" - Charles Inlander, People's Medical Society . It's your there. :-) . . b ☛WebMD/WebMD message boards does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
TheWiseOwl responded:
Thank you for your reply. I phoned and spoke with my doctor. He more or less shrugged it off and said it was probably anxiety. I'm currently on Bystolic since December (prescribed by a different doctor in the group), when I went in for chest pains due to stress (I was planning a wedding for January). My BP was 150/80 (normally it's fine) and my heart rate was "racing a mile a minute". I had an echocardiogram, which was fine. Chest pains went away, stress decreased, things were better. Then a few weeks ago I started with a few incidents of rapid heart rate. Two weeks ago, I had a weird quiver in my chest that caught my breath and was followed within half an hour by a resting HR of about 120 bpm that lasted for about an hour. Since then I've had these occasional episodes that I mentioned above. My heart feels like it's racing, but pulse is fine. I don't want to make something out of nothing, but I don't feel reassured by his response.

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