Is it normal to get palpiations on standing up? It does not happen all the time but sometimes. I can feel my heart beating forcefully in my neck and chest for a few seconds. I dont think anything is wrong because I have had my heart checked. Im just interested in knowing if anyone else has this?
It sounds perfectly normal. When you stand up, the body's response is to increase your blood pressure to accomodate the sudden change in blood demand and distribution. Some folks even feel some "skips" in their heart rythym (due to a slight surge in adrenaline upon sudden postrue changes).
If all you feel are some normal beats, you're good to go.
hey hun i also have fast heart rate when standing i have had it for 2 years. I have been to G.P lots of times but said am ok mine can reach upto 160bpm but does gradually go down. do try not to diagnose yourself it will send you loopy do see g p tho x x x
When I go to the squatting position, my heart beats forcefully for about 5-10 seconds. During this time, it also seems that it skips fourth or fifth beat (I know this because I've checked my pulse during the time). Also, I feel head pressure for a while. Is this normal, too?
I get a sense of shortness of breath when standing up sometimes, usually if i've been lazing around in the house. I also get a headache that lasts for about half a minute. If i go into a squatting position and then stand up i'm often short of breath and feel palpitations.
I can exercise fine though....
I've just seen a doctor today about it. My BP on sitting was 124/76. On standing it was 114/76. She said this difference wasn't significant. However I had walked to the surgery, so I was more energetic. If she had done it after i'd been sat for a long time i expect it would have been different.
and what does the change in BP mean? Once when i stood up too quick i had a real heaviness in my chest and down both arms, and dizzy. I told the doctor and was told it's most likely postural hypotension. it's a worry. It only lasted about half a minute, but i felt 'fragile' after. It didn't seem normal. I mean if BP could go down that much surely the coronary arteries wouldn't be able to feed the heart for a while, that could be dangerous?
I'm 17 and experience this aswell my heart will beat hard for what seems to be over a minute, I can't say a sentence or anything and my chest will kinda hurt. I wore a 24 hour heart monitor about 6 months ago had 2 ekgs and blood test done but they found nothing. Now I do have absolutely horrible anxiety about my heart. Could this be it??
Hey Josh I'm 17 years old and I have the same symptoms. I've had them for about a year and it controls my life every day. I've had the same test( EKG Electrocardiogram, and blood test) but the doctors haven't found anything.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.