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Constant heart palpitations for almost a week

I'm an 18 year old, 300 lbs. female and last friday I started having heart palpitations that lasted until this past thursday. They were constant but when I went to the doctor he said everything sounded normal. My blood pressure was 130/92 but he didn't mention anything about it. He said that it could be caffine or mitral valve prolapse. He told me I could see the heart doctor for an ultrasound to make sure everything looks normal. They stopped thursday and it's saturday now. I am having a little bit of discomfort in my back and I seem to be breathing fine except when go to bed and when I just wake up. I've cut caffine out of my diet since the palps started. I still feel a bit weird but that could just be because I made myself worry over everything and my dad just had triple bypass surgery at 47 on his heart. Should I still see the heart doctor just to be safe or was it just anxiety or too much caffine?
Asked On : Sat, 13 Feb 2010
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Homeopath 's  Response
hello.. due to anxiety nervousness n stress one can experience palpitaitons.. no need to worry as you hv got ur self examined by ur doctor..
just be peaceful take rest sleep properly .. meditate and spend time with nature and open air.. try n be happy
Answered: Fri, 25 Feb 2011
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  Anonymous's Response

Hi.. If you speak of being safe, then you may consider checking with the cardiologist first... And if the cardiologist still feel that the echocardiogram (ultrasound) is needed then you may get it.. I feel it could just be due to the stress, anxiety that you have been through due to your dad's condition and added with the caffeine consumption.. Alternatively you can consider taking an opinion from one of the cardiologist available on the specialist opinion list of doctors in this website..
The link would be

Answered: Sun, 14 Feb 2010
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