Are you worried about chest discomfort, rapid heartbeat, heart raced, weakness, dizziness, discomfort, shortness of breath? Such symptoms often accompany tachycardia — a variant of cardiac arrhythmia. If such complaints appear, there is an urgent need to consult a cardiologist! What does a heart flutter feel like? What are the causes of heart palpitations? We will inform you about all of these in this article.
What is a heart palpitation?
Heart flutter feeling is an increase in heart rate above normal. In some cases, it is one of the signs of heart disease. Timely diagnosis of disorders often plays a decisive role, especially when it comes to cardiac problems. The sooner an accurate diagnosis is made, the sooner the correct treatment can be prescribed. It is very important to be attentive to your heart and see a doctor if any signs of trouble appear. Complaints of a fluttery heart beat are a serious reason for urgent examination. Our clinic is attended by doctors with extensive experience, where you can undergo the most modern and professional diagnostics of cardiac disorders.
What are palpitations of the heart symptoms?
It’s beneficial to consult a specialist if you experience any of these symptoms:
- you have already identified any form of tachycardia, but you haven’t consulted a cardiologist for further monitoring and/or treatment;
- frequent heartbeat;
- heart is thumping;
- chest pain;
- difficulty breathing, feeling short of breath;
- light-headedness or fainting;
- all day heart palpitations;
- increase or decrease in blood pressure;
- the presence of cardiac diseases in you or your relatives.
Even if you have a heart raced for the first time, going to the doctor is considered mandatory.
What is a palpitation cause?
There is a natural tachycardia, when heart palpitations occur in response to some kind of physical exertion, severe stress and emotional stress, with an increase in body temperature, etc. In this case, the heart rate returns to normal on its own. Physiological tachycardia is also observed during pregnancy (especially in the third trimester). A variety of reasons can lead to disturbances in the work of the heart. First of all, these include heart disease (for example, defects, endocarditis). Also, heart arrhythmia is one of the clinical manifestations of anemia.
Flutter chest feeling occurs in some diseases of the endocrine system (for example, diabetes mellitus, thyroid gland pathology). Tachycardia appears with disorders of the autonomic nervous system, due to hemodynamic disorders, with regular intake of certain medications, etc. Our cardiologists take into account all the variety of reasons that make your heart raced. That is why our patients are offered a comprehensive examination that allows them to accurately determine the causes and correctly prescribe the treatment that the patient needs so much.
Ways of heart palpitation cures
You are feeling heart flutter, what should you do in this situation? The answer is simple — visit a cardiologist. First of all, the doctor will make an accurate diagnosis. It begins with a detailed interview of the patient. It is important for a doctor to hear about all your complaints, as well as about chronic diseases, heredity, etc. Depending on how long heart palpitations last, the specialist will make the plan of your further treatment.
The main method of examination is ECG. With the help of this method, any arrhythmia of the heart is determined as accurately as possible. In some cases, to clarify the diagnosis, the specialist may use other methods of examining, including: echocardiogram, Holter ECG monitoring, blood tests, ultrasound of the thyroid gland, etc.
With our help you won’t complain of your heart raced or any other cardiac conditions. Our service has all the necessary complex of diagnostic measures. There is modern ECG equipment, so the cardiologist will always make a quick and accurate diagnosis in order to prescribe the most suitable treatment for you!