What to do when your heart beats fast and your hands tremble?

The article is professionally consulted by Specialist Doctor I Tran Quoc Vinh - Emergency Doctor - Department of Resuscitation - Emergency - Vinmec Nha Trang International General Hospital. Doctor Tran Quoc Vinh has more than 6 years of experience (starting in 2011) in the field of Emergency Medicine.
Heart palpitations, nervousness, hand tremors are not just temporary emotional expressions, it can be a sign that you are having some health problems such as cardiovascular disease, hyperthyroidism, neurological disorders. plant...

1. Heart palpitations, palpitations, hand tremors are signs of what disease?

If you experience heart palpitations, shaking hands, you are most likely experiencing one of the following problems:
1.1 Low blood pressure People with low blood pressure are people whose blood pressure values ​​are below 90/60mmHg. . If you are a person who often suffers from low blood pressure or low blood pressure, you will see common symptoms such as fatigue, dizziness, lack of strength in the body, inability to concentrate, very easily floating. anger, heart palpitations, hands and feet wobbly,...
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Bệnh huyết áp thấp có thể gây ra triệu chứng tim đập nhanh
1.2 Neurocardiogenic disorders, sinus tachycardia Cardiac neuropathy is a condition that often causes patients to worry too much, causing rapid heartbeat, palpitations, and tremors in the limbs. .. Sinus tachycardia is when the heart's nerves are overstimulated, which can cause the sinus node to develop a faster heart rate.
1.3 Hypoglycemia Hypoglycemia is a condition characterized by abnormally low blood sugar levels. Signs of low blood sugar are common such as: sudden fatigue, headache, dizziness; a nagging feeling of hunger; sweating; numbness in limbs; shaking hands; legs feel heavy; nervousness, heart palpitations; Sometimes there is nausea and vomiting.
1.4 Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism is a disease when the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone thyroxine and triiodothyronin. In hyperthyroidism, too much thyroid gland thyroxine in the body promotes metabolism to be abnormally high. The disease causes symptoms: severe weight loss, nervousness, fast heart rate, poor movement, high body temperature, shaking hands, sweating, double vision, enlarged thyroid gland,...
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Bệnh cường giáp gây run tay
1.5 Hunger When you are hungry, there is also a rapid heartbeat, weak limbs, which are the normal reflexes of the body to signal to us that the body needs to be supplied with energy. For this phenomenon, you just need to quickly refuel the body with adequate food and the body will return to normal.

2. How when the heart is beating fast and trembling hands?

When the heart is beating fast, nervous, shaking hands, not related to the lack of nutrition or dehydration such as: diarrhea, vomiting .... In this case suspected due to arrhythmia, you should Relax your body, relax your mind, don't think much and try to combine some measures such as:
Strong cough: this movement helps to put pressure on the chest, making the heart beat slower. Wash your face or drink some cold water Practice deep breathing slowly: inhale slowly and hold in your chest for 3-5 seconds and then exhale slowly. The Valsalva maneuver is performed by covering your nose, mouth, and then forcefully exhaling, but not letting it out for at least 15 seconds. This method helps to increase the pressure on the chest, helping to reestablish a normal heart rhythm. However, people with a history of myocardial infarction, myocardial ischemia, coronary artery disease should not arbitrarily perform the Valsalva maneuver but should only do it under the guidance of a doctor.
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Nghiệm pháp Valsalva
For cases of heart palpitations, prolonged or recurrent hand tremors, it is best to see a doctor to know exactly what disease you are having and have a reasonable treatment. Besides, keep yourself a scientific lifestyle with a healthy diet, reasonable exercise, and limit stress.
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