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skyefoutz posted:
hi this happens frequently enough it has me a little worried ill be sitting around or doing anything really and suddenly ill get this rumbling feeling in my chest and it kinda takes my breath away and i am pretty sure its my heart because i check my pulse and my heart is jumping around all crazy like it happens most days sometimes it does not and some times it happens more then once in a day i just had one a second ago that was worse then the others it only lasted for a few seconds but now i am scared as heck but cant afford an pointless hospital bill any opinions please. also the other day i had an extreme burning feeling in my back around the lung area hurt like crazy
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cardiostarusa1 responded:
Hi:

"my heart is jumping around all crazy"

As applicable, the most common type of palpitations, premature ventricular contractions (PVCs, occurs even in many heart-healthy individuals), described that the heart is flip-flopping, fluttering, jumping, pausing or stopping briefly (though it's actually not doing that), pounding, skipping, thumping, or strong, hard or forceful beats being felt in the chest, neck, throat, has various causes or triggers, cardiac and non-cardiac in origin.

As reported, PVCs are typically harmless (benign), be it isolated (single), couplets (2-in-row), triplets (3-in-a-row) or salvos (short bursts of 3 or more in-a-row), bigeminy (occurring every other beat), trigeminy (occurring every third beat), quadrigeminy (occurring every fourth beat), etc., etc.

However, the main problem or concern (even more so, much more emphasized for those with certain major or serious heart conditions) with PVCs is if/when sustained ventricular tachycardia (runs of PVCs over 30 seconds) occurs.

Non-sustained ventricular tachycardia (runs of PVCs under 30 seconds, but typically not salvos) may/can become serious as well if it occurs frequently (episodes are grouped closely/tightly together).

PVCs may/can occur with/in the presence of bradycardia (heart rate under 60 BPM), tachycardia (heart rate over 100 BPM).

Additionally, of the different types of heart conditions, various symptoms may/can be acute (occurring suddenly), be chronic (occurring over a long period of time), come and go (be transient, fleeting or episodic), or even be silent.

ALWAYS be proactive in your health care and treatment. Most important, communicate/interact well with your doctor(s)

Best of luck down the road of life.

Take care,

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MedicineNet - We Bring Doctors' Knowledge to You

Palpitations

http://www.medicinenet.com/Palpitations/article.htm

eHealthMD

Palpitations

http://www.ehealthmd.com/library/palpitations/PAL_whatis.html

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Learn about the heart's delicate/precise electrical conduction system

Your-doctor

Animated Tutorial

http://www.your-doctor.com/healthinfocenter/medical-conditions/cardiovascular/conductiontutorial.html

Heart Rhythm Society

Patient and Public Info Center

http://www.hrspatients.org/patients

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WebMD

Heart Disease TYPES

Men and Women

Acquired in life or congenital (born with it)

http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/heart-disease-men

Heart Disease SYMPTOMS


http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/guide/heart-disease-symptoms

Mayo Clinic

Heart Disease

Heart disease is a broad term used to describe a range of diseases......

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/heart-disease/DS01120

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WebMD

The Heart: (Human Anatomy) Pictures, Definition, Location in the Body and Heart Problems

http://www.webmd.com/heart/picture-of-the-heart

WebMD Health/The Cleveland Clinic

How the Healthy Heart Works

http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/healthy-heart-works

HeartSite

Heart info, cardiac tests (commonly performed, mainstream types) info, actual diagnostic images.

http://www.heartsite.com

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Gregz responded:
I just started getting those same symptoms this evening. I been getting relief for about 10 to 15 min by rubbing Dr. Shealy's Biogenic Magnesium loiion of my chest..Hopefully they will go away for good with continuose applications.


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