Hello I have ectopic beats sometimes where your heart skips a beat I saw a cardiologist and told me this is fine, I've had them loads. Just then I had a huge one. It was like a massive thump in my chest I've never had it that strong before it took me a couple of seconds to get over the shock. Anyone ever had real strong ectopics? X
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hi maria x for all i cannot answer your question and say this happens to me on the scale your explaning i do get the smaller flutters as i call them x i usually find if im listening out for them they seem to be louder and more noticable but once im calm i totally forget they exsist x as long as you have been assured there is no underlying problem maybe try to focus on somthing else? or try some breathing techs x hopefully they will become less noticable and frequent xx donver xx
I'm really trying. I'm getting the week long tape tomorrow to put my mind at rest but I still just find it so hard to accept that my heart does these crazy things xxx
I have had it before hun , it gives you a right shock , & its frightens you , but its anxiety , as you are feeling stressed tonight as well this will be the cause
Try to believe them , your heart is fine , keep telling yourself & keep remebering you have been given the all clear
Hope you relax soon when you do it will stop
I only got one strong thump in my chest then everything back to normal, it just makes me feel awful. I rang out of hours - annoyed at myself for giving in but I was so scared about how strong that one ectopic was. The dr wasn't great to be honest he just said to see how I go with my tape this week and speak to gp. I just wanted reassurance that sometimes people do get really strong ectopics. Felt like I'd been punched in chest xxx
Just found this site think its great think your having symptoms of panic are you stressed
Not really, I've had missed heart beats for years I get them randomly all the time, but tonight I had a really strong one and it really scared me. Rang out if hours n dr wasn't concerned but I now can't sleep cuz I'm alert about anything happening with chest
I'm not a doctor but sounds like the same thing I had before Xmas still get it and I've just had a panic attack tonight I'm sure that's what it is does it feel like you have swallowed air
Try a nice hot milk not tea hope that helps think I might do the same
I hope that helps
My heart does skip a beat sometimes and I feel it, drs have told me its fine tho. Just tonight it was particularly bad n it scared me. I get pain in chest and arm too but I never feel panicky or anxious that's y I find it so hard to accept as anxiety. I've seen specialists so I need to believe them but when it happens it's do hard to rationalise it. N then after it happens I panic. I would love a hot milk - unfortunately I'm allergic to milk lol x
Hi Maria. I had an Echo and 24 hr ECG back in the summer because I was getting these ectopic beats and the cardiologist said it was absolutely fine, totlly benign. I too had the odd big one that made me feel like I was going to pass out, he also said that was fine and very common and again normal. Try not to worry xxx They would have found something if you had a problem.
Thank you just saw my dr as I had a week long ECG fitted today. She said to see how I go n maybe give me citalopram when I get it off. Also been referred to a help group about anxiety. As my only symptoms are heart related its hard to deal with x
I don t think you should worry about it at all.I had funny heart beats ever since I had anxiety but,never turned out to e anything.Try not to listen to your heart beat.They put a monitor to my ex wife last year even though she never had anxiety,she was going through hard times,nothing came out.I believe it s the most common thing.If you are aware of your thoughts and you catch them as they come to your mind,question how real they are.I m sure you have a good heart full of love not anxiety
Hi love, just to reassure you I also get them and now and again they are strong and I feel like il faint. I too have been told I'm fine and agree with the above if you don't think about them you don't notice them.
I hope you feel better today and hopefully you'l feel reassured that its not an underling condition.
Love h2b x
Thank you for your advice! I have this uncomfortable heart monitor on now it's so annoying lol. Feeling a bit better - exhausted after no sleep last night so I hope ill sleep tonight xx
Do the monitor but I am sure your test will come out fine. Anxiety heightens everything. I’ve been there. Mine have caused my breath to catch for a fleeting second. I had an echocardiogram and all is fine. When they tell you you’re okay after tests, believe them. Keep yourself busy so that you are not focusing on it, that helps a lot, do something you really really enjoy. Hang in there.