Aa
A
A
Close
16292 tn?1189759421
want more answers please
I know this topic has been discussed lots before...but i'd like more answers if anyone has them.  Why does changing position make the heart go wacky?  For instance, if I'm sittin on the couch and then I lean over to the left, even slightly, to snuggle somebody, my heart goes wonky.  Also, if I lay back on my back to quickly... I still don't understand.  Help please. Could that mean a dangerous problem?
Cancel
4 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
It may be something to do with the changes in blood pressure that these movements cause and the autonomic nervous system stimulating the heart to compensate. Just a theory..
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
I think it has to do with the vagal nerve.  Then again, it might have to do with who you snuggle........there is a real hunk who sits on my sofa, and my heart goes whacky everytime we snuggle.  Seriously, it is  most likely just a temporary reaction to a change in position and nothing serious.  Thin people with blood pressure on the low side suffer more often from this, just my observation.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal

I think it might work in the same way as the valsalva maneouvre....except I'm not sure how that works! something to do with autonomic nervous system and vagus verve and all that jazz.

pvcqueen LOL @ who you snuggle!!
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
It happens to me too and I think it has to do with stimulation to the vagus nerve.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
612551 tn?1450025775
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1807132 tn?1318747197
Blank
MichelleP_3811
Chicago, IL
995271 tn?1463927859
Blank
itdood
PA
12492606 tn?1459877633
Blank
researcher09
CA
Avatar f tn
Blank
CFS56
1423357 tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
Recent Activity
707563 tn?1455827280
Blank
Emily_MHModerator Survey link - https://goo.g... Comment
5 hrs ago
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
gymdandee commented on  Foods That Help Burn...
17 hrs ago
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
612551 tn?1450025775
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1807132 tn?1318747197
Blank
MichelleP_3811
Chicago, IL
995271 tn?1463927859
Blank
itdood
PA
12492606 tn?1459877633
Blank
researcher09
CA
Avatar f tn
Blank
CFS56
1423357 tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA