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Raised heart beat due to anxiety - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Anxiety and Stress
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User :   what does it mean if I can feel my heartbeat in my throat and heart is skipping a beat
Doctor :   Hi
User :   What should I do?
Doctor :   Let me read what you have typed
Doctor :   Please explain your symptoms in detail.
User :   I am going to get some asprins.....maybe its anxiety....I am a very healty 43 year old man.
Doctor :   What symptoms are you having right now? Are you on any medications regularly?
User :   no meds
User :   no illnesses
User :   I am 170lbs, 43 years old, 5 "10
Doctor :   So you have raised sugar, BP or cholesterol? What do you mean by you are feeling your heartbeat in throat?
User :   I have a stethoscope
Doctor :   Ok,Are you undergoing any stress?
User :   I hear the lub dub, sound and it skips....
User :   yes I work overtime at night
User :   what should I do to get my heart back on rhythm
Doctor :   Do you have any history of Heart Disease in family?
User :   NO just Diabetes and High BP
User :   i have a slight cough and short of Breath right now
Doctor :   When did you get your last BP checked?Are you on medications for that?
User :   and my heart is skipping a beat ....
Doctor :   When did you get your last BP checked?Are you on medications for that?
User :   I just got a BP checked 3 weeks ago... I was Excellent
User :   Its not my Cholesterol is low
User :   When I go to the emergency room they just give me an anticid
Doctor :   Due you have belching or burping? Did you have a heavy meal?
User :   yes I do....
Doctor :   It can be due to many reasons as Acidity, anxiety or Raised BP, but it seems like a acidity problem
User :   not a lot of belching but I experience some
User :   what type of aspin or anti-acids should I take
Doctor :   Take tab TUMS and avoid spicy oily food
Doctor :   Take it empty stomach
Doctor :   Have it twice daily for about 5 days.
Doctor :   If after that also you have the symptoms then you need to get yourself examined and investigated for the same.
User :   YOu are right I do remember on last week I had some food to belch back up in my throat
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