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by susan j bucher (no login)
I am not a doctor, but this is what I understand to be true...
First of all if you are having palpitations this could be very serious. How old are you? when did you have your tubal?
Now for some answers....
If you are anemic or suffering a hormone imbalance, which both could be caused from the tubal, you could experience palpitations.
Known and comman symptoms of anemia (low iron) include shortness of breath and heart palpitations, as well as the comman "always tired"
As far as hormones are concerned....The following are some quotes for a recent study (1997) about heart palpitations and women...
Palpitations occur frequently in women at all ages, especially during the luteal phase (which is a hormonal phase) of the menstrual cycle... (tubal ligations can cause hormonal imbalances and create shorter, more intense luteal phases)
A correlation between "ovarian hormones" and occurrence of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia has recently been reported in female patients with normal menstrual cycles; (meaning you may be still having regualr or semi regular periods, but the ovarian hormones, or lack of them could cause palpitations....)
Palpitations during the perimenopausal period are usually benign and seem to be related to the increased sympathetic activity caused by the menopause (meaning palpitations during meno are comman)
Again, I'm not a doctor, but if your experinceing palpitations due to lack of your "ovarian hormones" meaning "estrogene" you are probably experincing bone loss as well.
What other symtoms are you having?
Posted on Jan 3, 1999, 3:50 AM from IP address 0.0.0.0
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