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Saturday, November 12, 2011

Racing Heart

Do you every wake up and your heart is racing? Or it starts racing in the middle of the day? This can be caused by various factors :
  •  Physiological: Exercise and emotional or sexual excitement in a normal person, lack of sleep
  • Obesity
  • Cardiac causes: Mitral or aortic valve disease. Atrial fibrillation,
  • Hypertension
  • Anemia
  • Cigarette smoking due to stimulating effect of nicotine on the heart.
  • Thyroid disease
  • Anxiety, stress and fear
  • Excessive consumption of tea and alcohol.
  • Medicine containing ephedrine, aminophylline
  • Insulin
  • Digoxin and nitroglycerine used in heart disease
  • Fever
  • Hiatus hernia
  • Gastric distention.
  • Cardiac neurosis

Here are some home remedies you can try to calm the heart. If it persists please consult with your doctor.
  • Decrease stress level
  • Exercise daily, a walk for 30 minutes will also be beneficial to the calm racing heart.
  • Do not over eat and drink.
  • Avoid alcohol, cigarette, tea and coffee.
  • Homeopathic remedies such as phosphorus, spigelia, can be useful if the symptoms match.
  • Eat fresh fruits, and green vegetables with reducing fats in daily consumption.
  • Grapes and guava are most effective home remedies for racing heart. You can drink their juice once in a day for few days.


1 comment:

  1. Was this for me, I am taking the advice. Next hyperventilating


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