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rapid heart beat after eating

hi,

i get rapid heart pain after eating, and some weakness and dizziness, i get it also when i walk too long,  i ate a orange for a snack and my heart rate jumped up to 125...i did a glucose torlerance test, and when i went in my sugar was 95 then i drank the glucose drink and after 3 hours my sugar was 65....any clues there......im 31 i do smoke, i did a ultrasound of heart, some ekgs and chest x ray, ?????should i suggest any other test
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Avatar_m_tn
after eating orange is was 125 bpm standing up! and 81 bpm laying down, i already got tested for POTS and that was normal too
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Avatar_m_tn
my resting heart rate runs around 65-70 but my standing bpm is 95-120
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Avatar_m_tn
that dont make sense to me even though i did a ultrasound ekgs and chest xray came out fiine and even a POTS test , ive tried different anxiety medicine, im currently on klonopin and nothin helps it and i dont fear it , it just keeps me from being able to work cause it affects my muscles i get alot of pain
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Hi
Welcome to the MedHelp forum!
Since your glucose level fell after taking a glucose tolerance test, there is a possibility you have insulin secreting tumors called insulinomas. These can secrete huge amounts of insulin after food and a person can suffer from hypoglycemia despite eating. This is the reason you have hypoglycemia like features (increased heart rate, dizziness) after you eat.
Please consult an endocrine specialist with your GTT results.
Hope this helps. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
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Avatar_m_tn
i took the test, i get the results tommroow, should they know if something doesnt seem right? or should i trust them with the results if they say the test was normal
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i took the test, i get the results tommroow, should they know if something doesnt seem right? or should i trust them with the results if they say the test was normal
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Avatar_m_tn
good newws, not reallly but kinda,  they said i got hypoglycemia like you said and that i gotta see a specialist,   ?????????? what other test they gonna run you think? will they check my pancreas and stuff
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351246_tn?1379685732

Hi
Thanks for keeping me posted!
As I probably said earlier, you need to consult an endocrine specialist. You will need to run a few more tests which will monitor your blood glucose level, insulin level and C-peptide level. A CT scan or MRI may be done. Sometimes suppression tests are done in  a hospital setting to see the effect of insulin.
Hope this helps. Take care!

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Avatar_m_tn
one more thing, serious question here, everytime i have my episodes i test my sugar and its normal about 80 to 120 , it dont make sense that they said im hypoglycemic
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