Doctors for Palpitations in New Cotton Market, Hubli-Dharwad
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In Palpitations there is a feeling of the heart beat going too fast and there is also fluttering, skipping a beat and other related symptoms experienced. In most cases there is also Palpitations in the throat and the neck region that kind of makes the ordeal frightening. Such Palpitations could be indicative of other complications too.
HOW IS PALPITATIONS DIAGNOSED?
A diagnosis of the Palpitations is done by a cardiologist who would check the individual through an Electrocardiogram or ECG. Other modes of diagnosis here includes X-ray, ultrasound or scan and also Holter monitoring.
HOW IS PALPITATIONS TREATED?
Treatment of heart palpitations depends on their cause. In most cases, palpitations are found to be harmless and often go away on their own. In those cases, no treatment is needed.If palpitations are not due to an underlying condition, your doctor may advise you to avoid the things that trigger them. Strategies may include:
• Reducing anxiety and stress. Common stress-reducing therapies include relaxation exercises, yoga, tai chi, biofeedback, guided imagery, and aromatherapy.
• Avoiding certain foods, beverages, and substances. This may include alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, and illegal drugs.
• Avoiding medications that act as stimulants. These include cough and cold medicines, and certain herbal and nutritional supplements.
DID YOU KNOW?
Some people experience palpitations after eating heavy meals that are rich in carbohydrates, sugar, or fat. Sometimes, eating foods with high levels of monosodium glutamate (MSG), nitrates, or sodium can bring them on.