Palpitations

On the Road With Dr. Sinatra

…electro-sensitive people we met, actually turn their household electricity off while they sleep to limit their exposure. Then there was Una. Her palpitations, rapid heart rates, and lightheadedness all dissipate when she travels. And her husband confirmed the difference in how she feels and relates when…

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Emotion and Heart Valves

…time or illness, blood can leak backward through the heart and cause a strain on the organ. This problem may manifest as shortness of breath, palpitations, rapid heart rhythm, irregular or skipped heart beats, discomfort in the chest, or ankle swelling. Severe shortness of breath was the symptom that…

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Calcium Channel Blockers 101

…effects of calcium channel blockers. These include: * Ankle swelling * Headaches * Dizziness * Weakness * Fatigue * Lung congestion * Nausea * Heart palpitations * Abdominal cramps * Diarrhea or constipation Talk with your physician if you have any of these complaints. These drugs may also actually cause…

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Don't Be Casual About High Blood Pressure

…because it rarely has noticeable symptoms that will compromise your quality of life. For example, it doesn't cause chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, or other clear signs that your heart is under some kind of duress. As a result, it's not something that will make you worry from day to day that…

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Stroke Symptoms for Women

…less traditional signs and symptoms as well, including: * Facial pain or one-sided limb pain, * Nonspecific: chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, * Non-specific neurological symptoms, such as hiccups, nausea and non-focal/generalized weakness Should you experience traditional or nontraditional…

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How to Protect Children’s Health—and Yours— in a Wireless World

…Canada when several schools were equipped with Wi-Fi. Parents and educators discovered that many children experienced headaches, dizziness, heart palpitations, fatigue, and nervous system issues while in school—symptoms that “mysteriously disappeared” on weekends and school vacations. Those concerned…

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Walking Club Check-In: How to Know If You're Exercising Too Much

…normally associated with fitness? Also, If you experience any of the following symptoms, stop immediately. • Lightheadedness or dizziness • Palpitations • Shortness of breath (unable to carry on a conversation) • Jaw pain • Arm tingling or numbness • Tight feeling in the lungs (bronchospasm…

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Exercise, But Do It Carefully

…functions not normally associated with fitness? If you experience any of the following symptoms, stop immediately. * Lightheadedness or dizziness * Palpitations * Shortness of breath (unable to carry on a conversation) * Jaw pain * Arm tingling or numbness * Tight feeling in the lungs (bronchospasm) Be aware…

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Wi-Fi Radiation Prevention Tips

…childrenrld developed health issues in schools since Wi-Fi had been installed. Meanwhile, their symptoms (commonly headaches, lightheadedness, and palpitations), were alleviated on the weekends and during school vacations. This is anecdotal evidence so far, but more research is under way. Given this background…

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It’s Never Too Late to Start Exercising

…muscles around ailing joints can help reduce pain. * Warning signs that you may be doing too much exercise include light-headedness or dizziness, palpitations, jaw pain, tingling or numbness in the arms, a tight feeling in the lungs, and shortness of breath (being unable to carry on a conversation). Now…

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Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity & Arrhythmia

…identified themselves as “electro-hypersensitive,” meaning they reported experiencing difficulty with memory, concentration, sleep, vision, heart palpitations and cardiac arrhythmias with exposure to electromagnetic fields. Another 16 percent reported being a little sensitive, while 8 percent felt they…

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Stroke 101: Risk Factors for Stroke

…women. Women's stroke symptoms tend to be “non-traditional” and include facial pain, one-sided limb pain, chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, nausea, and nonspecific neurological symptoms such as hiccups and generalized weakness. Plus, more younger people are having strokes. If you experience…

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Arrhythmia Prevention

…Essentially, the heartbeat goes off cadence and this irregularity may or may not be felt in your body. Many people are aware of skipping, strongly palpitating, or rapid heartbeats, while other asymptomatic individuals may learn of an arrhythmia at a doctor’s office visit when it shows upon an electrocardiogram…

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What are Cardiac Arrhythmias?

…Essentially, the heartbeat goes off cadence and this irregularity may or may not be felt in your body. Many people are aware of skipping, strongly palpitating or rapid heartbeats, while other asymptomatic individuals may learn of a cardiac arrhythmia at a doctor’s office visit when it shows upon an electrocardiogram…

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